Weekend Getaways in India

Weekend Getaway from Mumbai to Khandala, Bike rides

  • Starting Point:

    Mumbai

  • Destination:

    Khandala

  • When to Visit:

    Any time of the year

  • Type of Bike Required:

    A mountain friendly or an off-road bike

  • Cuisine:

    Maharashtrian cuisine, Specialty fresh grown berries

  1. Mumbai - Vashi - Khopoli - Khandala Via NH48

    86kms

    Approx. 3 Hours

Khandala a hill station nearby Lonavala can be easily reached via Old Mumbai Pune Highway. The nearest railway station for the destination is Karjat. The route is usually the one with less commotion of vehicles, which gives the motorbike riders a delight to enjoy their ride. Night ride lovers can have fun with their gang riding at night as the route permits them to enjoy a low gridlock. The riders must ensure that their bikes are in proper conditions with well-lit lights and fog lamps.

Let us look out the route to reach the destination.


Option 1: Mumbai – Vashi – Khopoli – Khandala

  • Starting point: Kurla (Mumbai, Maharashtra)
  • Ending point: Lonavla (Maharashtra)
  • Via: NH48
  • Distance: 86 Kms
  • Duration: Approx. 3 Hrs

The route is filled with twists and turns which turns out to be a demanding ride for the rider. The ride to the peak is not a smooth one. The route consists of sharp turns after Khopoli. The rider may face bad road conditions at few stretches of the route towards the destination.


Bloomed mountains, beautiful landscapes, green peaks, are the soothing sights for nature lovers. The ride to Khandala in itself is an adventurous and captivating experience. The riders riding in monsoons must carry proper safety gears such as a raincoat, gloves, waterproof jacket, helmet, etc. The visitor will surely get lured by the charming beauty of the destination. Khandala offers a mix of Maharashtrian and Gujrati lip-smacking cuisines.

Bedsa Caves are one of the oldest caves of Maharashtra. These caves are the vital tourist attraction of Khandala. The next tourist attraction spot is, ‘Tiger’s Leap’. As the name suggests, the cliff replicates like a tiger leaping in the valley. Rajmachi Fort, is a common point of interest for visitors of Lonavala and Khandala. This beautiful peak gives a complete overview of hill station and is surrounded by the lush green valleys and flora and fauna. Riding to this beautiful destination is a perfect combination of adventure with comfort as the journey is not time-consuming from Mumbai.

Hope BforBiker provided some useful information to the Khandala planners out there. Go, get your bikes and gang, and enjoy the ride!!!!