A trekkers paradise, situated amidst 5 hilltops, Panchgini is the definition of the ideal quaint hill station. The table land at Panchgani is literally a flat land atop a hill and is a famous recreational space. Apart from this, Panchgini also has its own amusement park called On wheelz, a one-of-its kind park with rides … Continue reading “Panchgani”


Lonavala is to Mumbai what Hamptons is to New York. Although it is a 2-hour ride from Mumbai, Lonavala is a second home to most Mumbaikars. From the humongous waterfalls to the breath-taking scenery, Lonavala has it all. The oh-so-famous Tiger Point is a popular hangout for the youth during the ungodly night-time hours. There … Continue reading “Lonavala”


A popular hill station located in the Western Ghats, Khandala became ahousehold name inIndia soon afterAamir Khan askedRani Mukherjee,Aati kya Khandala? Conveniently located(3 km from Lonavala and 78 km from Mumbai), Khandala is one of the most favoured getaway destinationsfor Mumbaikars. Heres NearFoxs comprehensive guide to make your trip to Khandala a memorable one. Resorts … Continue reading “Khandala”

Mahabaleshwar – Mumbai

Its a bond as old as time and Mumbaikars love affair with Mahabaleshwar continues to go from strength to strength. An old favourite amongst the locals, Mahabaleshwar and Lonavla remain the two most popular hill stations among the citizens of the island city. Unarguably the largest hill station in the Sahyadri Hill range in Maharashtra, … Continue reading “Mahabaleshwar – Mumbai”


Matheran is a family favourite, the perfect weekend break that is fun to travel to, peaceful to stay at and charming in its own unique way. Kids from the 90s will remember it as a novelty filled journey that included little trains, horses, and resorts. The good news is that not much has changed at … Continue reading “Matheran”

Malshej Ghat

Adventure meets peace at Malshej Ghat, possibly one of Maharashtras most beautiful getaways. Located 2200 feet above sea level and 136 kilometres from Mumbai, the rocky mountainsides, the gushing waterfalls and the verdant abundance are perfect for not only a break from the rigmarole of everyday life, but a great spot for some natural thrill, … Continue reading “Malshej Ghat”

Karnala Fort

Karnala Fort is situated at a distance of 10 km from Panvel. People often come here to trek to the top of the fort and capture breathtaking images. There are also many hotels nearby and places to visit near Karnala. Read on for more information on how to reach the fort, its timings, tickets, and … Continue reading “Karnala Fort”

Rajmachi Fort

In a land not very far away lies the rugged fort of Rajmachi (Udhewadi), close to your favorite weekend getaways of Lonavala and Khandala. Formed by the two peak forts of Shrivardhan and Manoranjan, the Rajmachi Fort offers a panoramic view of the Sahyadri mountains and the backwaters of the Shirota dam. Given its beautiful … Continue reading “Rajmachi Fort”