One Day Mumbai to Lavasa Trip by Cab

One Day Mumbai to Lavasa Trip by Cab
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Craving for a break from your monotonous life, you can consider a one day trip to Lavasa. It is renowned as India’s first planned hill city, located in Maharashtra. It is easily accessible by road from Mumbai to Lavasa as it lies within 200 kilometers of the capital city. Situated on the Baji Pasalkar Reservoir behind the Varasgaon Dam, it is a captivating hill town exuding natural abundance all the year-round.

Lavasa is an ideal weekend getaway from Mumbai for families, friends, and couples. The place is the most fun to visit with a large group of loved ones. Bubbling with rich flora and fauna, the hill station is located in the Mose Valley and sprawls over an area of 25000 acres covering 7 hills. It lures nature lovers with scenic views of dams and green landscapes. You can enjoy a relaxing walk amidst nature. Adventure seekers can enjoy water sports. Unwind in this natural getaway with your family and bond while playing indoor games.

Booking Mumbai to Lavasa one day trip by car will help you enjoy an entertaining break in the hills and soothe your exhausted nerves. Blessed with immense natural beauty, it is a reasonably priced destination for both planned and unplanned holidays. The striking beauty of the mountain ranges of Western Ghats is unmissable. You will also find all the latest amenities in this eco-friendly technology-driven city built by HCC India. Owing to its proximity to Mumbai, it is perfect for a refreshing one day Mumbai to Lavasa trip by private car.

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Overview of 1 Day Mumbai to Lavasa Tour

One Day Mumbai to Lavasa Trip by Car

Lavasa is the perfect tourist spot for everyone, especially during the rainy season. Being a well-planned city, you can have the best time of your life while holidaying in Lavasa. It is one of the popular hill stations to visit in Maharashtra and features top sightseeing spots and tourist attractions for a one day trip.

The distance between Mumbai and Lavasa is 196 kilometers and you can cover it in less than 3 hours by private car. Our cab will pick you up from your doorstep by sunrise and drive you to Lavasa with full comfort while you enjoy the scenic views. By 9 AM we will reach the hill town.

Lavasa is an Italian theme-based hill city with brightly colored eateries and lavish accommodation. The city boasts of its cleanliness and features amenities of international standards. It is a prominent hill station near Mumbai with a great blend of luxury and nature. You can enjoy mesmerizing views of scenic dams and unexplored pastures and hills. There are several waterfalls and lakes for indulging in water sports. There is also an indoor golf course option which you can find interesting.

One can visit the main city square, The Promenade for a refreshing breakfast. You can cherish boat rides or relax sitting by the lake. From proximity, you can witness the natural splendor of the region as you stroll along the winding streets.

Next, we head to Lakeshore Watersports for some adrenaline-pumping activities. Keeping the adrenaline gushing, we take you on a trek to Tikona Fort. After exploring the temples and places of historical importance near the imposing fort we will head to Vortex Splash Pad. It is a recent technological innovation offering water immersive activities in a zero-depth setup.

Adding to the fun we head to Varasgaon Dam, an important tourist spot in Lavasa. You can enjoy a picnic by the waterfall surrounded by picturesque scenery. The Lake and Temghar Dam are the next spots on our one day itinerary where you can capture the best moments of your trip.

We will also visit the majestic Ghangad Fort. Its imposing architecture offers a great opportunity to click pictures against a stunning backdrop. If time permits you can enjoy a short trek at Devkund Waterfalls.

Bamboosa will be our next destination where you can explore the local culture. It is a great place to enjoy rejuvenating spa massages and ayurvedic treatments for healing your mind and body. You can also witness some mind-blowing street plays held here on the first and second Saturdays of every month. Before wrapping up our trip we will visit Temghar Dam to witness the beautiful sunset. You can enjoy a refreshing evening at the dam and gorge on yummy street food.

Highlights of One Day Mumbai to Lavasa Trip

  • Full-day Mumbai to Lavasa Local Sightseeing Tour
  • Duration: 10 to 14 hours
  • Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
  • Pickup & Drop: Mumbai Hotel / Home
  • Places Covered: The Promenade, Lakeshore Watersports, Tikona Fort, Vortex Splash Pad, Varasgaon Dam, The Lake, Temghar Dam, Ghangad Fort, Devkund Waterfall, Bamboosa, and Tamhini Ghat.

Package Price for 1 Day Mumbai to Lavasa Sightseeing Tour Package by Cab

Indica (A/C)
4 Seater / Hatchback
Rs.4,499/-
Indigo
4 Seater / Sedan
Rs.4,999/-
Innova / Xylo
7 Seater / SUV
Rs.5,999/-
Tempo Traveller (A/C)
12 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.9,499/-

Book this 1 Day Lavasa Sightseeing Tour Package from Mumbai!

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1 Day Itinerary of Lavasa Local Sightseeing Tour from Mumbai

Pickup from your Home / Hotel in Mumbai at 7:00 AM

S.NoSightseeing PlaceRecommended Duration
1The Promenade30 minutes
2 Lakeshore Watersports30 minutes
3Tikona Fort40 minutes
4Vortex Splash Pad20 minutes
5Varasgaon Dam20 minutes
6The Lake30 minutes
7Temghar Dam20 minutes
8Ghangad Fort40 minutes
9Devkund Waterfall40 minutes
10Bamboosa30 minutes
11Tamhini Ghat30 minutes

Drop back at your Home / Hotel in Mumbai by 9:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the Lavasa tourism places listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. Inclusion of any other sightseeing place not listed above is normally not permitted. However guests can check with their cab provider if any exceptions possible, while booking this Mumbai to Lavasa sightseeing tour by private car.

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One Day Places to Visit in Lavasa with a Private Car from Mumbai

1. The Promenade

Visit the Promenade with One Day Mumbai to Lavasa Tour by Car
  • Must See / Things to Do: One must witness the panoramic view of the surroundings to experience nature at its best.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

Situated by the lakeside, The Promenade is the major tourist attraction in Lavasa. It is chiefly the main city square where you can enjoy enticing meals. It is a nice place to hang out with friends and family. It is the go-to place for locals who wish to chill and gorge on the delicious food of the region. 

You can indulge in various types of cuisine at the colorfully decorated restaurants and eateries. The spectacular scenery attracts visitors as much as the food. You can also stroll leisurely by the lakeside in the evening. Moreover, you can spend quality time cycling around the area or admire the surroundings while boating on the lake.

2. Lakeshore Watersports

Visit Lakeshore Watersports with One Day Mumbai to Lavasa Tour by Car
  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy watersports and this spot is going to be the highlight of your Lavasa tour if you are an adrenaline junkie.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

Your one day visit to Lavasa is incomplete without indulging in numerous fun and thrilling water sports. Lakeshore Watersports offers the best array of adventure activities and water sports. For adventure seekers, this spot is one of the prime attractions of the city. They offer a wonderful experience with adrenaline-pumping activities, designed and conducted as per international standards. 

You can refresh yourself with myriad activities like kayaking, jet skiing, water volleyball, pontoons, bumper boat rides, parasailing, and other amusement options. You can enjoy all the activities solo, together with your family, or as a couple. 

You can also simply relax sitting on the seats by the shoreline. You can also capture great moments of your one day Lavasa trip against the astounding scenery at this place.

3. Tikona Fort

Visit Tikona Fort with One Day Mumbai to Lavasa Tour by Cab
  • Must See / Things to Do: One must witness the panoramic view of the sprawling city from here that’s definitely going to be the highlight of your Lavasa tour.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 5:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

Also known as Vathangad Fort, it is nestled on the top of the rocky green hills. Located near Kamshet, around 60km from Pune, it offers one of the easiest trekking experiences. It is usually safe for amateur trekkers due to the wide roads. Tikona Fort is also one of the popular weekend getaways from Pune.

This popular attraction site offers amazing views of the Trimbakeshwar Mahadev Temple and Satvahan Caves. You can also cherish the cool breeze and panoramic scene of the lake. The place has historical importance. You can witness the splendid ruins of the once sturdy fort, and also the rustic look from the outside.

4. Vortex Splash Pad

Visit Vortex Splash Pad with One Day Mumbai to Lavasa Tour by Cab
  • Must See / Things to Do: Indulge in water play and spend fun moments with your family.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 200 per hour

Vortex Splash Pad is among the newest additions to the intelligently-planned city. It is an interactive and multi-level fun activity center for all age groups. It is a zero-depth water park where you can indulge in a wide variety of water activities. 

You can get respite from the scorching heat of Mumbai at Vortex Splash Pad. It mixes diverse movements of water like misting, flowing, and jetting, to provide a unique aqua-based immersive experience. Moreover, it is absolutely safe for people of all ages and conserves water with its state-of-the-art water management system. 

The sustainable setup provides an exciting playground with water activities. The abstract, open-ended, and colorful decor of the park is enticing for kids. There are soft and high-frequency water features to keep visitors engaged. The wonderful water choreography against the hilly landscape of Lavasa is worth watching.

5. Varasgaon Dam

Visit Varasgaon Dam with One Day Lavasa Tour from Mumbai by Cab
  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the beauty of nature and enjoy splendid sunset views.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week
  • Entry Fee: Free

Located about 45 km away from Pune, the Varasgaon dam is built over the Mose River. Also known as Veer Baji Pasalkar Dam, this majestic dam along with Khadakwasla and Panshet dams supplies water to the city of Pune. Besides being an important tourist spot in Lavasa, it is the most adored picnic destination near Mumbai

Varasgaon Dam is built over the Mose River and offers a picturesque view of the lush surroundings. During the monsoon, it becomes verdant and looks breathtakingly beautiful. The cascading waterfalls amidst greenery will make you skip a heartbeat. In this serene setting, you can breathe fresh air, and unburden yourself from the chaotic schedules of the week. In the evening you can watch the beautiful sunset hues with your loved ones. You can also enjoy boat rides or indulge in water sports.

6. The Lake

Visit the Lavasa Lake with One Day Lavasa Tour from Mumbai by Cab
  • Must See / Things to Do: It is the best place to witness the modern architecture and natural beauty of Lavasa..
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

A man made beauty in Lavasa, The Lake is a popular sightseeing spot with our same day Lavasa trip from Mumbai by car. It offers a pleasing and peaceful backdrop for the visitors to Lavasa. You can enjoy a leisurely time soaking in the grandeur of the majestic Western Ghats at this spot. 

It covers almost 65 km of the entire landscape of the city. It offers an eye-catching view to the spectators. A must-visit spot for the camera-savvy as they can click Insta-worthy images on the spot. It is an entertaining spot where you can enjoy raft building, rappelling, hiking, biking, and other fun activities. Trainers and guides are available to ensure your safety during each ride or activity.

You can tantalize your taste buds with yummy local dishes served at the brightly painted lakeside restaurants and eateries. The Lake is the perfect spot to simply enjoy the beautiful tropical climate of Lavasa. 

7. Temghar Dam

Visit the Temghar Dam with One Day Lavasa Tour from Mumbai by Car
  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy the panoramic view of the sprawling landscape around the dam.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week
  • Entry Fee: Free

Situated on the Muthu River, Temghar Dam is a gravity and earth-fill dam. It is yet another mesmerizing point for nature lovers to visit by booking a Mumbai to Lavasa one day tour. It is massively built and also supplies water to the city of Pune. 

Besides being a majestic dam, it is a scenic place with plenty of fresh green spaces and waterfalls. It is a wonderful blend of nature and man-made creations. Both the locals as well as the tourists from Mumbai visit this place to relax and have some fun.

8. Ghangad Fort

Visit Ghangad Fort with One Day Lavasa Tour from Mumbai by Taxi
  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the history of the region and marvel at the imperial architecture
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week 
  • Entry Fee: Free

Located in the Tamhini Ghats, the Ghangad Fort is another scenic locale in Lavasa that you must not miss. It is an old fort that is mostly in ruins today. The mysterious ambiance of the staggering structure attracts tourists from nearby places in Maharashtra

In medieval times this fort was used as a prison and has witnessed wars between the British, the Marathas, and the Peshwas. It narrates the stories of those times and the valor of the kings who ruled it. You can capture wonderful memories of a lifetime at the ruins of an era bygone.

Goddess Garjari, Bastian, Fortification, and Water Cisterns are major attractions at the fort. It is a perfect place for easy and leisurely trekking and camping. You can relish family picnics on the green meadows. Click photographs of your one day trip to Lavasa at this beautiful place. 

9. Devkund Waterfall

Visit Devkund Waterfall with One Day Lavasa Tour from Mumbai by Taxi
  • Must See / Things to Do: Splash in the clear water and relax in the tranquil environment.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day
  • Entry Fee: Free

Falling from a height of around 220 feet, Devkund Waterfall is situated near Bhira, in the Raigad district. It is famous for its glittering and clean waters flowing amidst the green landscape. It is the meeting point of three waterfalls and gushes down onto the rocky structure beneath it. Devkund Waterfalls is a great spot to participate in thrilling adventures like trekking, camping, and hiking. One should not miss this tourist attraction while on a One day Mumbai to Lavasa sightseeing trip.

You can enjoy a refreshing dip in the area where the water is shallow and spend time relaxing in the lap of nature. You can savor home-cooked food served by the villagers and experience their rustic lifestyle.

10. Bamboosa

Visit Bamboosa with One Day Lavasa Trip from Mumbai by Private Car
  • Must See / Things to Do: Interact with locals and buy bamboo products.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

Surrounded by countless bamboo trees, Bamboosa is the cultural center of Lavasa. It is an initiative of the local corporation to highlight the potential of rural artisans and the relevance of eco-friendly bamboo commodities. 

The destination features a factory employing rural people for manufacturing bamboo products. They also have a showroom for exhibiting and selling these products. The splendid drive must be supported by tourists as it generates employment for the locals as they manufacture eco-friendly products. You can also watch the entire production process of the exquisite products sold at Bamboosa.

You can procure exquisitely crafted furniture for your office or home, such as bed, sofa, chair, table, stool, and lampshades. Besides, you can also pick other delicately made products like pen stands, knives, coasters, and photo frames as souvenirs from your one day trip to Lavasa.

11. Tamhini Ghat

Visit Tamhini Ghat with One Day Lavasa Trip from Mumbai by Private Car
  • Must See / Things to Do: Soak in the natural beauty of Lavasa.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

Tamhini Ghat in Lavasa is popular for its green valleys, high hills, lakes, dense forests, and waterfalls. It is a mountain passage, located on the peak of the Sahyadri range that connects Pune to the Kokan regions. The spectacular venue is ideal for every type of traveler including backpackers, families, and friends.

You can visit the place during the monsoons for its breath-taking view of the foggy mountains and feeling the cold winds. Every adventure lover will admire this amazing place. The rich natural beauty of the Tamhini Ghat is surely going to refresh your senses. It is a great escape from the hectic life of the crowded city of Mumbai on a one day trip to Lavasa. 

Things to do on Same day Lavasa trip from Mumbai by Car

You can do a bunch of exciting activities on your Mumbai to Lavasa one day trip. Apart from sightseeing, relaxation, and thrilling adventure sports, you can indulge in shopping and eating too.

What to Shop during your Same Day Mumbai to Lavasa Trip by Cab?

There are many shopping malls in Lavasa where you can pick products from the best brands. You can also purchase from small local stores authentic artifacts and local items. The products are reasonably priced and made with love by local craftsmen. 

The top products you can buy in Lavasa are roasted coffee beans, coffee powder, loose tea, and flavored tea. You can buy apparel, jewelry, bamboo showpieces, ceramic tableware, and wall clocks as gifts for your loved ones. Personalized novelty items are also easily available for thoughtful gifting. 

What to Eat during your Same Day Mumbai to Lavasa Trip by Car?

There are many eateries in Lavasa that offer a wide variety of cuisines ranging from North Indian to Mughlai, Asian, and American dishes. The Maharashtrian thali is an absolutely fulfilling meal for your one day trip. Gorge on delectable desserts like chocolate fudge, lemon tarts, apple pies, and brownies. You can also satisfy your hunger at the street-side stalls that sell lip-smacking street food.

Package Inclusions

  • Pick and drop from Home / Hotel in Mumbai
  • Selected Cab for Lavasa sightseeing from Mumbai as per the above Itinerary
  • Vehicle Parking Charges
  • Toll-gate Charges if any
  • Driver Batta

Package Exclusions

  • Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places in Lavasa
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation in Lavasa
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

Terms & Conditions

Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 Day Mumbai to Lavasa Sightseeing tour package. Ideally this same day Lavasa tour package from Mumbai can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Lavasa sightseeing tour, they can check the possibility of the same with the listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.

The time spent on each Lavasa tourist attraction is to be followed as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Please also note that if a particular Lavasa sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with cab vendor before you book the tour.

FAQs

Is there any possibility to add / remove tourist places in this Mumbai to Lavasa sightseeing tour?

Ideally, no. However you can check with listed Mumbai cab vendors before booking the tour on any possibility to customize the tour. Additional charges might apply.


Lavasa is among the most popular holiday destinations near Mumbai for a quick trip. The man-made hill town has been smartly planned and offers almost everything you could ask for on a holiday. You can completely unwind in the natural glory of Lavasa on your one day trip to the hill station. 

The hill station allows you to rejuvenate amidst nature while you can also enjoy adventure activities. Nature enthusiasts can visit herb plantations and enjoy the undulating views of verdant hills. Among the offbeat things to enjoy in Lavasa is interacting with the Adivasis. You can witness them working at Bamboosa and even enjoy food prepared by them. 

Although you can reach Lavasa by public transport like bus or train, it is better to take a private cab since the road condition is preferably good. If you hire a private rental from the listed vendors for a one day trip it will be exciting and affordable if your family or friends are joining you.

You can travel at your convenience and take breaks at spots along the route for photoshoots or eating. Traveling by a private car you can enjoy the scenic view of the route and reach the destination on time. Our Mumbai to Lavasa one day trip package is best for you as you can visit the best sightseeing spots and enjoy the best activities in Lavasa.


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