March 10, 2016

Four Must Visit Tourist Places in Maharashtra for a Memorable Experience

Mumbai is a city of dreams, but in the hunt of sustainable lifestyle one sometime needs some relaxation as well. If you are planning to visit Mumbai in your vacation, then be prepared for a lively city that is active for the entire 24 hours of the day. It is one of the busiest cities in the world, with practically 20 million souls, and is a champion amongst the most populated urban groups on the planet. There are some amazing perks, you never believed existed, in every nook and corner of Mumbai. Visit it and you will end up saying, Mumbai is truly wondrous!

While paying a visit to Mumbai you can also stopover Pune and get a glimpse of misty mountains of Western Ghats and have a memorable experience while trekking in Rajgad and you can check the Mumbai to Pune taxi fare in many websites and travel companies.

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Marine Drive

Marine Drive is situated in the heart of Mumbai and hence, it has easy access to it. The beach is almost 3 kms long and is a part of the Arabian sea, forming a bay.  The span is ‘C’ shaped and it is linked with Babulnath and Nariman point. Visitors are attracted towards Marine Drive where they can ramble along the parapet wall and enjoy the cool breeze. It offers a mesmerizing view of the sunset as well.

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Haji Ali Shrine

Haji Ali Shrine is located in Worli and reflects the Indian Muslim architecture. It is constructed by using marble which looks akin to the marble used in Taj Mahal. It is around 85 feet tall and the pillars are aesthetic.  The mirror work in the monument is remarkable as well. The spectacular architecture attracts many people to this place with different religion and beliefs.   

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Sinhagad Fort

It is a different feeling when you have a view of the Earth from 4300 feet above sea level and particularly from a dreadful fort. If this seems to be appealing then you must visit Sinhagad fort on Sahyadri hills from where you can have a fascinating view of the dazzling waterfalls, rich greenery and enjoy the serenity. The fort itself has a lot to narrate, but you will be overwhelmed by the nature’s beauty and might leave the history behind.

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Western Ghats

An absolute pleasure is waiting for you in the Western Ghats, which have been declared a World Heritage Site. The cloudy mountains, thrilling valleys, compact forest cover and a variety of flowers, along with  much more that nature can give for view, is here.  It takes around 2 hours from Mumbai by taxi as Mumbai to Pune distance is just 144 kms. You will be astounded to see the myriad number of waterfalls on your way to the ghats. If you would like to enjoy to the fullest, then the best time to visit the ghats is in monsoon. There are a lot of adventure sports including hiking and Trekking in Chopta, rock climbing and trekking, etc. which you can try here.