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Murud Janjira

Murud Janjira

Weather

Murud Janjira being a coastal can be visited anytime of the year. The summer season from March to July is most suitable for outings and sightseeing with temperatures reaching a maximum of 36 °C. The monsoon season from August to October brings heavy rainfall and travelling through sea is not available. While monsoon season brings photographic opportunities, most tourists wait for the rains to recede. The onset of winters from November to February is the best season to visit Murud Janjira with maximum temperatures in the range of 14 to 15 °C.

How To Reach

By Road:

Reach Murud Janjira by road is a very convenient option as the city is well connected to all major parts of Maharashtra and Konkan. Driving from Mumbai to Murud Janjira is a distance of 142 Kms on the Mumbai-Wadkhal highway. Murud Janjira is located at a distance of 172 Kms from Pune and regular cab services are available at all times.


By Air:

Murud Janjira is a sleepy coastal town and does not have any airport facility. The nearest airport is of Mumbai located at a distance of 142 kms from Murud Janjira.  Regular cab and bus services are available from Mumbai airport to reach Murud Janjira.



By Rail:

Reaching Murud Janjira by rail is not an ideal scenario as the coastal town does not have a dedicated railway station. The nearest railway station is the one located in Roha at a distance of 38 Km. Roha is well connected from neighboring cities of Mumbai and Pune making it a perfect transit point to visit Murud Janjira. Cabs and Buses are easily available outside Roha railway station to reach Murud Janjira.


Overview

Murud Janjira is a pristine village located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. Known as one of the most picturesque holiday locations in Maharashtra, Murud Janjira is famous for its ancient Forts and lovely beaches with crystal clear water and white sand. A dense line up of Coconut and beetle leaves along the shore lines of Murud Janjira makes it one of the most popular holiday destinations and weekend getaways especially for people from neighboring cities of Mumbai and Pune.

 

Situated a distance of 142 Kms from the commercial city of Mumbai, Murud Janjira is charismatic costal town with beaches to die for. Apart from its primetime beaches and clean waters, Murud Janjira is home to some of the many historical significant Forts reliving the bygone era of the great Maratha kingdom. The Janjira Fort also known as Murud Janjira is arguably the biggest attraction in Murud Janjira. The Fort is situated on an oval-shaped rock off the Arabian Sea coast was originally built in 15th century by a local Fisherman named Ram Patil to protect his people from pirates.

 

Murud Janjira offer varieties of gourmet delights including sea food exotic delights while offering an opportunity for travelers to check out some of the famous Maharashtrian cuisine. Murud Janjira offers a host of shopping escapades for the tourists with a number of shopping streets selling export surplus apparels and furniture.  For the adventure freaks, Murud Janjira offers various adrenaline pumping jets sky rides, parasailing adventures and trekking escapades. From basking in the sun to walking around the beach to bird watching and checking out religious and historical landmarks, Murud Janjira has options for every tourist and its princely beaches and clean fresh air is a tourists delight in all aspects.