Are you caught in the monotony for the last six months – working from home and then celebrating at home? Wish to take a short trip to a place to free up your imagination and breathe in a new view? Here is a list of a few beautiful destinations you can fly to from Mumbai.
Planning a weekend getaway from Mumbai is a perfect way to experience a change. Several unique places are there to visit within a flight distance from Mumbai like beach towns, hill stations, and even jungles. These tourist spots are best for a fun-filled short vacation.
The greenery, undisturbed beaches, picturesque natural beauty, and easy availability of cheap liquor make Diu a well-known destination among youths and even as a getaway for those in Gujarat and Mumbai. You could explore the famous tourist spots are Mirasol Lake Garden, Devka Beach, St. Jerome Fort, and Jampore Beach. While you could also travel by road or rail, it takes only 1 hour 5 minutes from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai to reach Diu Airport by flight. There is currently one flight operating in this route daily.
Located in Karnataka, Coorg is a place that can be explored all year around. The soothing climate of the places makes it a perfect place for a serene vacation. It is also one of the most excellent destinations to travel for the people residing in cities like Mumbai. The tranquil ambience and refreshing weather make this hill station, a perfect retreat from the busy city life. Madikeri Fort, Abbey Falls, and Raja’s Seat are some of the places to explore here. The distance between Mumbai to Coorg is 1100 km. However, it takes 1 hour 45 minutes from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai to reach the nearest Bajpe Airport. Once here, a 3-hour uphill drive will take you to this beautiful hill station.
This is a historical city of Maharashtra which is surrounded by several historical monuments. Some of the popular sites here include Ellora Caves and Ajanta Caves, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Panchakki and Bibi Ka Maqbara. While it can take you around 8 hours to drive to this city, a 1-hour Mumbai Aurangabad flight will save you a lot more time.
Nagpur is known for the oranges which are exported throughout the country. Top places to explore in Nagpur are Ambazari Lake, Sitabuldi Fort, Gorewada Lake, etc. The distance between Mumbai to Nagpur is 841 km. It takes 1 hour 30 min duration from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur.
If you are a sea beach lover, then Goa is the place to be in. Be it camping, trekking, rejuvenation, spirituality, Ayurveda spa and any comforting activity by the beach you name it and Goa has it all. The state is also famous for Portuguese-style houses, old churches, and quaint by-lanes. The popular places to explore in Goa are Anjuna Beach, Dudhsagar Falls, Basilica of Bom Jesus, etc. The distance between Mumbai to Goa is around 600 km. It takes 1 hour 15 min duration by Mumbai to Goa flight.
These are a few famous tourist destinations that you can explore from Mumbai via flights. Get ready to shrug off your lockdown blues and plan your next trip to one of these destinations.