Places Close to Matheran

There are many other fascinating Places close to Matheran which attract a large number of tourists every year. There are those very popular hill stations of the Western Ghats of Maharashtra like Khandala, Lonavala,Karla and Bhaja Caves. The hill stations of Khandala and Lonavala, on the western slope of Sahyadris, are about 2 hour drive from Mumbai. These enchanting Places close to Matheran offer some spectacular views of the surrounding hills during the monsoons. Trekking through these lush green areas is a real fun.

The the Karla and Bhaja Caves are situated at a distance of 12km from Lonavala. Here you will get to see some of the best preserved Buddhist monasteries of India. Mahabaleshwar is another very beautiful hill station in this region.

Apart from the hill resorts there are also the fabulous beaches of Goa and Alibagh. These enthralling sea side Places close to Matheran are very popular tourist attractions. The Alibagh beach is extremely favored by the urban residents of Mumbai and Pune as a weekend getaway. There is also the famous Balaji Temple and Birla temple near Alibagh that are worth visiting.

Moreover if you want to taste the city life in India then the best places to be in are Pune and Mumbai. The happening nightlife of Mumbai is famous all over India. Mumbai is also a good place for shopping. There are many shopping centers in the city that are capable of catering to the needs of people having different budget.

Tourist Attractions near Matheran
  • Khandala
  • Lonavala
  • Mahabaleshwar
  • Alibagh
While planning the next tour you can also include these Places near Matheran in the list.

Last Updated on: 22/05/2013