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Weekend Getaways from Thane

Away from the hustle and bustle of city, Thane has a lot of places for a quick getaway or weekend which have relaxing and serene attributes. From a family get together to a loner traveler or even a date with your special someone, below are listed few of the places which are known for their scenic beauties, picturesque locations and small picnics.

Jawahar

Distance from Thane- 99km

How to reach- State Transport buses, private vehicles and cabs are available.

Attractions- Jawahar town is popularly known as one of the princely state and owing to this princely attribute, it has many popular destinations like the Jai Vilas Palace, Maruti Temple, Hanuman Point, Sunset Point , Shirpamal and many dams which have become tourist spots.


Suryamal Peak

Distance from thane- 89. Km

How to reach- State Transport buses, private vehicles and cabs are available.

Suryamal Peak

Attractions- Suryamal Peak is famous for trekking and treated as a hill station. This place is also known as the highest peak in the region and is a picturesque spot. Also atop the beach, there are spectacular views of forests and valleys which engulf the region. Best known as the trekker’s paradise.


Karjat Water Fall

Distance from Thane- 64 km

How to reach-Buses, cabs are always available.

Karjat Waterfall

Attractions-With an weekend off in mind or to relax at the second home, many people from Mumbai, Pune, Thane come to this place to celebrate festivals, birthday parties and even new year bashes. And why not? This is the perfect place to be specially during the monsoons. With an elevation of 194 meters, This waterfall lies on the banks of river Ulhas and is best known for adventure sports, film shoots, Nurseries and Plantations and even spa hospitality.


Kelva Beach

Distance from Thane- 90.9 km

Kelva Beach

How to reach-  State Transport buses are always available. Since Palghar is the closes place to it, palghar is treated as the first destination. From Palghar, autos and tuk-tuks are always available.

Attraction-  With a 7km stretch of glittering coastline, Kelva beach is one of the most visited beaches for a calm ambiance. It also has the very famous Kelva fort and Sheetladevi temple which again attracts a number of tourists.


Sudhaghad Fort

Distance from Thane- 110 km

How to reach- Thane has a train which runs till Lonavala from where one can hire a cab and it takes approximately 3.5 hours to reach there. Buses and private cabs are also available for a complete road route.

Sudhaghad Fort

Attractions-  Sudhaghad town is a popular trekking destination due to the well maintain and preserved forests but the Sudhaghad fort’s origin is said to go back to 2nd century B.C. The fort also has ruins of 2 very famous temples dedicated to Shiva. Apart from the fort, 2 lakes, house and other picturesque spots are prominent attractions.


Matheran

Distance from Thane- 68.9 km

How to Reach- There are 5 trains which reach Matheran via Thane and it takes approximately an hour to reach Matheran. Through Road route also, there are buses, cars and cabs which take 1.5-2 hours.

Matheran

Attractions- Matheran in itself is a fascination and is the most famous hill station. Matheran is perched on the top of a hill and has ringed walking tracks. The hart point of Matheran has the breathtaking view of Mumbai. A water body, Charlotte lake is a busy picnic spot and so is the small market with leather hats, footwear and also some famous snacks to binge upon.

Thane has a lot of other towns and places to travel within a proximity of 200 kms. Above quoted places are the most famous and visited, so its time to get away from the hassle and time to relax. Go pack your bags people!


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    Shambhekar from Bangalore 1302 Days ago

    I used to go often at Kelva beach by bike when i was in Thane. I miss those day.

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