Top 10 Experiences From Mumbai For The Weekend Wanderer

Planning a long weekend away from Mumbai?

Weekend trips! Every traveler’s ears would perk up at these two words. The feeling of wrapping everything up, leaving all the worries behind – Isn’t this what you want to do on your weekends? But planning and deciding an itinerary can become difficult. With so many options to choose from and so much research to do; you probably start thinking “Wouldn’t it be great if there was an app which could list down all the places and experiences that I can do for a cool weekend trip?”

Fortunately, if you download the Tripsle app on your phone, you’ll have a lot of places to visit and many things to do for any up-coming long weekend in the near future. Hassle-free booking experience, convenient e-vouchers, instant confirmation (so that you plan last-minute adventures), and a user-friendly interface that will help you find the right experience you’re looking for.

And in this post, we shall highlight a list of places that are the hotspots for weekends from Mumbai.

1. Enjoy fun filled rides at Imagica Theme Park

Theme park experiences on your mind? Head to Imagica and witness plethora of rides and attractions. A fun-filled experience for family and children, Imagica is the one place that offers you ultimate entertainment, dining, shopping and more.

With over 20 rides and attractions, if you are looking for an exciting weekend, this is a perfect destination for you. Book the experience from Tripsle and avail an exclusive offer wherein you can get 25% OFF on your Imagica theme park tickets. You can also book round-trip transfers to Imagica with Tripsle for a hassle-free transportation experience.

Address: 30/31 Sangdewadi, Khopoli-Pali Road, Near Lonavala, Khopoli, Maharashtra 410203

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2. Discover blissful serenity at Pawna Lake

If solace and serenity is your idea of a holiday, Pawna Lake is where you should go. A blissful affair, Pawna Lake is a best known destination for camping. An overnight camping spot, you can encounter serene climate, enjoy delicious BBQ and engage with fellow campers too. If you want an ultimate campsite adventure with a hassle-free booking experience, then you must book the activity and adhere to stargazing and a lot more. 

Along with this experience, you can also book round trip transfers from Tripsle to Kamshet (which is a nearby location the campsite) upto 4-6 people depending upon group size.

Address: Thakursai-Aajiwali Road, Pawnanagar, Tq: Maval Dist: Pune, Maharashtra 410406

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3. Dig deep into caves of Kanheri

If there is a place with a spectacular history or cultural heritage, it has to be the Kanheri Caves. Located about 30 km away from Mumbai, you can explore the ancient caves nestled among the tranquil surroundings of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Moreover, you can also spend some time around a group of more than 100 man-made caves in a massive temple and indulge in this popular site for Buddhist worship.

Address: Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 600066

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4. Explore world heritage sites at Elephanta Caves

Marvel at an archaeological and religious wonder, Elephanta Caves will take you by surprise! As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is a must that you pay a visit here and witness a collection of cave temples which are dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.

An experiential tour to this site is a journey where you learn about the 7 cave excavations and its features and story behind. A guided tour, this is a must-see attraction for history buffs or archaeology aficionados.  

Address: Gharapuri, Maharashtra 400094

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5. Ride the river waves of Kolad

If you want to fuse in some adventure into your journey, then Kolad is the adventure junkie’s haven. Not just a regular destination, it’s for the crazy travelers who love wild adventures. You can take advantage of booking three different kinds experiences in Kolad ranging from water sports to overnight camping to white water rafting – you can find it all. Also, not to forget the scenic charm of waterfalls and beautiful valleys!

Address: Near, Mangal Murti Sadan, Kirol Road,, Vidyavihar West, Kirol Village, Vidyavihar Society, Vidyavihar, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400086

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6. Taste some wine at Sula Vineyards

If you want to engage in a unique, special activity like a stroll through the vineyards, then book the Sula Vineyards  winery experience with which will take you to Nashik. The wine tasting tour allows you to discover how the grapes are grown and how wine is produced in detail. Wine lovers would not want to leave this place, as you can also try 6 different types of wines. This tour always includes round-trip car transfers and entry fees to the winery also. 

Address: Gat 36/2, Govardhan Village, Off, Gangapur-Savargaon Road, Nashik, Maharashtra 422222

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7. Try paragliding in Kamshet

The best place to experience Paragliding is definitely Kamshet. The reward of Paragliding feels all the more exquisite when you have to cross the breathtaking Mumbai-Pune highway dotted with hills. Whether you’re a first-timer or a flying enthusiast, you must definitely embark on this experience to have an unforgettable adventure in the air. Furthermore, to make the experience safe, you will also be briefed by experienced instructors on careful and safety measures.

Along with this experience, you can also book round trip transfers from Tripsle to Kamshet for upto 4-6 people depending upon group size.

Address: Kamshet Paragliding, Kamshet, Tel – Maval, Kamshet, Maharashtra 410405

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8. Get spiritual satisfaction at Shirdi

Good times or bad times; we all need some divine intervention every now and then. And there is no better place to go on a spiritual journey and find your inner peace than Shirdi. Visit Shirdi Sai Baba Temple with Tripsle in a round-trip pick up drive from hotel or anywhere in Mumbai according to your preferred time and let your driver cum local guide take you to the most important pilgrimage centres around Mumbai.

Also, as part of the tour, you will be taken to the Dwarkamayee Masjid (a place where Sai Baba spent a majority of his lifetime) and the sacred Chavadi and Khan Dobaraya Temple for a tranquil experience.

Address: Sai Baba Temple, Sai Nagar, Shirdi, Maharashtra 423109

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9. Bask in the tranquil beaches of Gokarna

Well-known for its history and spirituality, Gokarna is much more sober place than Goa. Yes, the ambience is similar, but the vibe of this destination is much more calmer and peaceful. So if you want to try something different than your usual Goa plans, then do make sure plan an extended weekend beach trip to Gokarna. 

If you are planning a trip from Mumbai, we strongly recommend you book easy and comfortable one-way cab transfer ride to Gokarna from Tripsle. Simply book your transfer at least 4-8 hours prior to the initial pick up time, then show your voucher to your driver once they arrive.

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10. Trek to the highest point in Maharashtra – Kalsubai

If you are hiking enthusiast living in Mumbai, then Kalsubai trek has to be on top of your priority list. With an elevation of 1,646m, enjoy Maharashtra’s highest peak and be surrounded by lush forests and fields, this trek is by far the most challenging experience around Mumbai and view after reaching the summit is even more satisfying. 

Also, if you book this experience from Tripsle you can also take advantage of an inclusive round-trip transfer from Kasara to the base point.

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Now long weekends will be fun with Tripsle 

Plan your perfect weekend getaway by saving more for any trip. New app users can use promo code <LONGEST> and take INR 500 on minimum spend of INR 5,000. And existing users can promo code <WEEKEND> and take 8% off upto INR 2,500 with a  minimum purchase of INR 10,000.