Bored of going to malls or restaurants over the weekend? More so bored of spending your weekends in the city especially during monsoons? Then camping is something you should definitely try. Nestled amidst the beauty of nature are several campsites near Mumbai like Pawna Lake, Bhandardara, Karnala, which are in their full glory during the rains.
From rivers to a bird sanctuary, here are 5 unique and thrilling camping locations near Mumbai that are must-visits during monsoon.
Pawna Lakeside Camping
Pawna Lake is one of the most scenic camping sites near Mumbai. Arrive at the campsite before evening to enjoy the pristine beauty of the lake and its surrounding greenery. Pitch your tent near the lake, start a bonfire and relax to some soothing music. Next morning head out to trek to one of the nearby forts – Lohagad or Tikona. And don’t miss the unforgettable sunset view from the top!
Camping at Kolad
If you love adventure then head to Kolad where you will experience the thrill of white water rafting along with camping. The Kundalika river in Kolad flows through the rugged terrain of the forested hills. Here you will get to run the rafts in fast flowing water currents almost 12 km downstream. Once done with rafting, head out to the surrounding areas abound with many historic sites.
Bhandardara Lakeside Camping
Kashid Beach Camping
Kashid beach offers some of the most thrilling activities during camping. From enjoying the beautiful sunset to playing beach volleyball and partying along the campfire, Kashid is the ideal camping location for your weekend trip. Try some relaxing water sports and star gazing at night.
Karnala Nature Camping
Karnala is a hill station and a campsite. It is also a bird sanctuary. All these make Karnala not only a special but also a refreshing camping destination. Just imagine camping at a bird sanctuary and trekking your way through the gorgeous greenery and hills amidst the colorful birds chirping around!