Weekend Riding Destinations around Mumbai

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Mumbai, “the city of dreams” welcomes every person to come and give wings to their dreams. It is highly recognized as the city that never sleeps whether it is a day or a night. If you are looking for the place where you can go for the soul satisfying journeys in breathtaking environment, then Mumbai is an ideal spot for you.

The following are the top 7 riding destinations in and around Mumbai. So, kickstart your bike and get ready to go on the action-packed bike riding journey that fills your life with new freshness and excitement.

Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is one of the topmost Mumbai destinations to go for the longest ride while exploring major attractions. The ride is quite captivating with picturesque places such as Wilson Sunrise Point, Needle Hole Point, Panchgani, Golden Quadrilateral Street, and Wilson Sunrise Point.

Malshej Ghat

Known for the rich variety of flora and fauna, Malshej Ghat is located amidst huge Sahyadri ranges.  This hill station is one of the favorite destinations for bird watching, hiking, rock climbing, and trekking. Malshej Ghat ride becomes the preferred choice of Mumbaikars and people around the country for weekend bike trip providing the breathtaking view of cascading waterfalls, lakes, valleys, and more natural charms.

Mulshi Dam

This is a 4–5 hours ride that provides journey to awe-inspiring regions surrounded by sparkling bright sky, forest lands, lake with glittering blue water, and dark fog. Mulshi Dam is Maharashtra’s main electricity generator constructed on the Mula River.

Lonavala & Khandala

This 2-hours hassle-free bike ride through Old Mumbai Pune Highway is best for weekend two-wheeler journey after the first rain of the monsoon. You may visit Rajmachi Fort, Karla and Bhaja Caverns, Duke’s Nose, Lohagad, and Korigad Fort. Never go on this ride through Mumbai– Pune Expressway as bikes are prohibited on this road.

Alibaug

Visit this swarmed destination between November to June to enjoy exciting bike adventure providing the mesmerizing view of captivating shoreline. You may also visit Karnala Bird Sanctuary and Kolaba Fort to make your bike ride more memorable.

Thoseghar Falls

Located at the distance of 230km from Mumbai, Thoseghar Falls is a preferred destination for weekend riding in the monsoon season. The cascading waterfall from the magnificent slopes are at the best of its natural beauty in the monsoon. A visit to popular attractions such as Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, Thoseghar Falls, Paabal Waterfalls, and Kaas Plateau add more delight in the bike journey.

Matheran

This is the only vehicle-free hill station in Asia providing wonderful road trip to its alluring hinterlands through bikes. Please note that private vehicles are not allowed in this region. So, you have to hire horses or hand pulled rickshaws to reach there.

Choose any scenic riding destinations and meet your appetite for the everlasting riding adventure on two-wheeler. Riding on the uneven and rough surfaces of hill stations in the monsoon season result in the need of vehicle insurance. So, don’t forget to buy bike insurance to get roadside assistance and financial support for unforeseen events.

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