Explore 23 Offbeat Weekend Getaways near Mumbai and Bengaluru under 11K Rupees

Weekend Getaways Near Mumbai and Bangalore

The upcoming long weekend has a lot of excitement to behold- you know why, it’s going to shower colours on the auspicious moment of Holi, and a perfect reason to why you must pack your bags, and leave on a short vacation with your peeps to adventurous, soulful destinations that too under Rs. 11,000. Sounds unbelievable? Well, check out the below listed 23 places you can visit around Mumbai and Bengaluru within a moderate budget.

1. Malshej Ghat

Malshej Ghat

Gather your friends and family along on a road trip to Malshej Ghat. On the way, you will encounter ethereal scenic beauty of Maharashtra and the mountain pass of the Western Ghats. The region is abounding with flora and fauna. If you love bird watching, this is the place to go to! Places to stop over while here are: Pimpalgaon Joga Dam, Harishcandragad, Shivneri Fort, and Malshej Falls.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 6-7K

2. Murud-janjira

Murud-janjira

Situated in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, the magnificent Murud-janjira Fort sits on a small island. Its mounting walls tell many legends from the past, one which signifies that the fort was never conquered in any battle given its smart and unique architecture. It has an immense historic importance, and March is one of the best times to visit this fort. Also, you get to explore the attached beach. You can engage in activities such as horse riding and exploring the landscapes.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 9-10K

3. Kamshet

Kamshet

Located about 16 kilometres away from Khandala and Lonavala hill station, Kamshet- the ultimate paragliding point provides perfect weather for your spirits to soar along with your body! Have a taste of your adrenaline pumping with rock climbing, boating, angling, swimming  etc. You can also visit nearby places such as Karla caves, Bahiri caves, Bedsa caves, Kondeshwar temple, Uksan dam, Vadivali Lake, and Raikar farm.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 6-8K

4. Rajmachi Fort

Rajmachi Fort

Placed on top of the Khandala and Lonavala hill station, the Rajmachi Fort is a trekking spot, which leaves you feeling toned at the end of the walking trip. Its mountain grabs, rough patches, tricky terrains highlight mystifying journey to interiors of nature’s lap. Just based a little further from Pune, Rajmachi Fort is a yes for trekkers.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 6-7K

5. Igatpuri

Igatpuri tourist spots

One of the best romantic getaways in western part of the India, Igatpuri is where you can trek on amazing trails with trekking ranges vary from moderate to arduous. The site is also popular for its Vipassana meditation center, where people come to learn the art of meditation. Other nearby spots to visit is Bhatsa river valley, Tringalwadi Fort, Arthur Lake, Dhammagiri, Kalsubai peak, Camel valley, and Amruteshwar Temple.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 7-9K

6. Raigad

Raigad Fort

Boasting of the royal Maratha period, the Raigad Fort (built in the 17th century) is the major attraction set at an altitude of 2,700 feet above the sea level, nestling on the Sahyadri Mountains. Either climb 1737 stairs to reach the fort or hop onto a cable car for the same. You can also visit the Raigad museum.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 6-7K

7. Jawhar

Jawhar weekend getaways

If you feel attracted to Warli paintings or traditional craft and art, then Jawhar is a must place to visit. It has a considerable cultural background, and many surrounding tourist destinations such as Hanuman Point, Hiradpada Waterfall, Jai Sagar Dam, Kal Mandvi Waterfall, Jai Vilas Palace, Bhopatgad, Shirpamal, khadkhad Dharan, Dabhosa Waterfall, and Sunset Point. You can also shop for Warli painting souvenirs here.

Track Location and Places to Stay at

Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 9-10K

8. Bhandardara

Bhandardara holiday spots

Lose yourself in tranquillity of lush green locales amidst the Bhandardara Lake and the Randha Falls. You can grab a quick trip to corresponding areas such as Wilson Dam, Agasti Rishi Ashram, and Sandhan Valley. Some of the activities you can partake are walking, trekking, and cycling.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 7-8K

 9. Village Phagane

Phagane Pavana Lake

Celebrate this year’s Holi at village Phagane, boating on the Pavana Lake. The place is elevated from Lonavala and offers a great view to greens. You can indulge in water sports, kayaking, camping, rafting, and much more. Recreate lively moments with your folks at Phagane. This weekend, embrace natural colours of scenery.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 8-9K

10. Silvassa

Silvassa tourist places

Named as Vila de Paco d’Arcos at the time of Portuguese rule, today Silvassa is the capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. It still retains the pristine charm of Roman Catholic churches and culture. Few sightseeing places to mention are: Vrindavan temple, Dudhani, Dadra Park, Ban Ganga Lake and Balaji temple. Apart from shopping, fishing, water sports, you can also delight with motor-biking.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 5-7K

11. Daman

Daman weekend holiday

One of the former Portuguese colonies, Daman has a reminiscence of a culture, which strikes a chord in hearts of tourists. It has two beaches (Jampore and Devka), where you can spend a peaceful time with beloveds. It is most popular for the Bom Jesus Church, Somnath Mahadev temple, Moti Daman, and Nani Daman.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 9-10K

12. Pune

Best places to visit in Pune

Filled with verdant locales, luxury of Maratha heritage and top tourists spots, Pune is often chosen as a weekend gateway. It is a budget destination comprising of various temples, gardens, forts, dams, museums and other attractions. Some of the places to visit are: Takve Lake, Taluka Bhor, Osho Ashram, Pataleshwar Cave Temple, Pu La Deshpande Garden, Katraj Snake Park, Dagdusheth Halwai Temple, Saras Baug, Parvati Hill, Vetal Tekdi, Khadakwasla, among others.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 8-10K

13. Bhimashankar

Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Temple

This place has the prominent Jyotirlinga Temple, which is why it holds a special religious attention. The temple bears intricate carvings that are marvel to eyes. Devotees flock here throughout the year to pay their homage and prayers in the temple. You can also drive to the wildlife reserve in Bhimshankar.

The reserve has many species to keep you entertained, what more! You get to experience wildlife safari as well. Travel with a group here, Bhimshankar will not disappoint you.

Track Location and Places to Stay at

Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 9-10K

14. Kolad

Kolad Weekend Destinations

Pulsating with weekend thrill sports, activities, Kolad is a little village that offers everyone memorable take-backs in form of idyllic camping, water sports, exploration of the Kundalika River, and additional fun. You can visit the Kansai falls, Tamhini falls, Tala, and Kuda caves.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 8-9K

15. Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri tourist sites

Come summers, and Alphanso mangoes’ fever touches every part of the India. However, it is at Ratnagiri that this fruit is abundantly found, but this is not all, the site is also a daze for beaches such as Anjarle, Ganapatipule, and Guhagar. You can also check out Ratnadurga or Bhagwati Fort and Thiba Palace. Go beach hopping, sign up for historic tours and mango plantation visits.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 8-9K

16. Panchgani

Panchgani beautiful sites

The Panchgani is a hill station town in Maharashtra and is an appealing weekend retreat, mainly because of Devil’s Kitchen caves, Dhom dam, River Krishna, and Table Land. It makes for a pleasant visit all the year round, where you can experience true nature and refreshing air.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 6-7K

17. Karjat

Karjat picnic spots

Resting in the basin of the river Ulhas, Karjat speaks of huge mountains, forts, natural vistas, cave temples, and ancient monuments. From trekking to adventurous activities, Karjat is a combination of natural beauty and relaxing environs. Some places to visit here are: Bhor Ghat, Peth Fort, Kondana Caves, Ulhas valley etc. You can do white water rafting, boating, waterfall climbing, rock climbing, and rappelling.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 5-6K

18. Nashik

Nashik Holiday Destinations

Known as the wine capital of India, Nashik has a plenty of vineyards, like the famous Sula Winery. You can go for vineyard tours for wine tasting, plantation where you can actually witness crushing of grapes and processing of wine, while plucking the grapes straight from the tress. It also has several other tourist picks such as Pandavleni caves, Mhasoba temple, Trimbakeshwar, Muktidham, Soma Vineyards, and York Winery & Tasting Room.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 5-6K

19. Palghar

Palghar Beaches and Forts

A tour to Palghar will give a boost to your holiday-spirit. Take an ATV ride on the Kelva beach, Kelva fort, then move on to Mahim beach to enjoy sports such as volleyball, soccer etc. You can go cycling or take a special ride on tractor or bullocks. There are several trip packages for camping, which cost minimal.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 6-7K

20. Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills Bangalore Tourist Spots

A hill station situated close to Bangalore, Nandi Hills has an ancient fortress, which was Tipu Sultan’s summer palace. It is best known for paragliding, trekking and day-out spots such as Nandi Bhoganandishwara Swamy Temple, Tippu’s Summer Residence, Brahmashram, and Tippu’s Drop.

Track Location and Places to Stay at

Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 8-10K

21. Hospet

Hospet Karnataka

Lying among the river banks of the Tungabhadra, Hospet, a small town of Karnataka is most admirable for getaway to Hampi, Virupaksha temple, Harihara, Chitradurga, Lotus Mahal, Hazara Rama temple, Queen’s Bath, and the iron/steel mills. It also has several parks and dams build in the Japanese style.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 8-10K

22. Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary

Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary

The Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is also known as the Rajiv Gandhi National Park, which is full of wildlife vibrancy of many species, especially leopard. It lies closely to Brahmagiri Hills and the Western Ghats. Activities for your weekend holiday at Nagarhole are: wildlife safari, bird watching, wildlife photography, and trekking.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 9-10K

23. Gokarna

Sightseeing in Gokarna

Get ready for dolphin sightseeing, yoga classes, swimming, and especially beach combing- Gokarna has at least four favourite beaches namely Kudle, Om, Paradise, and Half Moon. It also has the Mahabaleshwar Temple and Mirjan Fort. This region has the most surreal locales to melt your heart.

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Approximate Cost per Person for a Weekend Package- INR 8-9K

Many of you, I am sure are already thinking about the supplies to take on this weekend-holiday. Don’t wait any longer, visit any of the above destinations and get prepared to have crazy fun. In case you think Rs. 10-11k is too much for the moment that you can afford, just get in touch with loanbaba.com and apply for a small cash loan immediately. You will receive the amount the same day you apply for the loan. Happy vacationing!

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