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Best Things To Do in Thane

Thane, also known as Thana locally, is a district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Located in the outskirts of Mumbai, it is located in the central area of the city. It is the district where the first railway train in India ran from CST in 1853. Bounded by Parsik hills and Yeoor hills, there are 30 lakes and most beautiful of them is the Masunda Talao also known as Talao Pali. Over the years, the city has witnessed a dramatic development with high rise apartments and commercials have come up. The population too has increased in these years.
When it comes to things to do in Thane, there are multiple tourist spots and most of these are lakes. Some of these lakes are- Brahmala Lake, Datiwali Lake, Devasar Lake, Diva Lake, Ambe Ghosale Lake, etc. Major cities that fall under this district are- Dombivali, Kalyan, Ulhasnagar, Ambarnath and Badlapur. Thane Municipal Corporation controls the area under it.
Upvan Lake is the most visited spot in Thane. It is the place where Sanskruti Arts Festival is conducted every year. The lake was reconstructed by JK Singhania. The surrounding of this area is known as recreational and has many residential apartments. Apart from the lakes, Thane offers many fun activities to do. These include- day out at the Kalyani Village Resort, Mahuli Fort Trek, Waterfall Rappelling at Kasara, stargazing and Camping at Dehne, and other activities. Thane offer multi-level opportunities for those who want to spend weekends on some activities or outings.
Transportation has well-developed with local trains and other options are easily available. Thane is well connected to other parts of Mumbai and Maharashtra. Also, Thane is the main junction for passenger railways across India. Visit Thane and explore the best things to do in Thane.

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Thane

  • What are the best things to do in Thane?

    Thane is not only just yet another metropolitan city, but also offer options for things to do. Be it spending time at the banks of the lake or engaging in adventure activities at the outskirts. If you love shopping, then there are some good malls, housing some top brands. Be it visiting the waterpark or temple, there are many things to do in Thane. Some of the top things to do are:

    • Group Adventure trip at Wada
    • Day out at Kalyani Village Resort
    • Spending family time at Tikuji-Ni-Wadi
    • Visiting Ghodbunder Fort
    • Suraj Water Park
    • Tasting typical Mumbai food Misal Pav at Mamledar Misal Pav
    • Trekking at Mahuli Fort
    • Waterfall Rappelling at Kasara
    • Adventure Camping at Badlapur
    • Adventure Activities at Tungareshwar
    • Shopping at Viviana Mall

  • Which are the fun adventure activities to enjoy in Thane?

    There are many fun adventure options to enjoy in Thane. Corporate activities, family adventure, trekking and other options are available in and around Thane. There are adventure companies like Jungle Adventure that undertakes various indoor and outdoor activities. These involve, Paintball, Archery, Body Zorb, Football Turf, Bungee Run and Rock Climbing. Some of the activities to be involved in Thane are:

    • Cycle ride from Thane to Siddhivinayak Temple in Titwala
    • Trekking to Kohoj Fort
    • Monsoon trek at Dabhosa
    • Trek to Chopta Mahuli
    • Adventure camping at Barvi Dam, Badlapur
    • Adventure outing at the Dabhosa Waterfall Resort

    If undertaking these activities through companies, then the rate would differ according to the activity undertaken.

  • Which are the famous trekking routes in Thane?

    There are many famous trekking routes in and around Thane allowing options to choose and visit. One such is the Trek Harishchandragad Fort via The Nali Chi Vaat. The fort is located at the altitude of 4500 feet and is the highest after Kalsubai. If you want to move a bit far from Thane, then Irshalgad Trek in Panvel is the option. It is the weekend trekking options and the starting point Karjat Station. Yeoor Hills is the famous trekking point in Thane where outdoor activities are also undertaken.

    Some other trekking routes in Thane are:

    • Chota Mahuli- 1 day trek
    • Kohoj Fort
    • Mahuli Fort Trek

    If you have a group of trekkers then it can visit anytime during monsoon or winter. You can even checkout trekking groups online that undertakes the activity under certain rates starting from Rs 500 per head and goes to Rs 2000/-. It includes the transportation, stay and food.

  • Where can I enjoy float tent camping in Thane?

    Floating tent camping in Thane is conducted in Badlapur which 42kms via road. There is a direct train to Badlapur passing from Thane. The cost for float tent camp starts from Rs 2,500/-.

    Floating tent is a clever camping invention for adventure trip and is conducted around Barvi Dam. It is fun to float over the river and spend night over it. During the event, there will activities like Kayaking, River Crossing and Camp fire with Guitar.

  • Which are the best day out adventure tours in Thane?

    There are different day out adventure tours in Thane conducted by companies. Some of these are:

    • Activity in Tungareshwar:

    Located in Virar location, one can enjoy number of adventure activities like Rock Climbing, trekking, horse riding and other activities.

    • Adventure camping at Badlapur Near Barvi Dam:

    Have a fun filled camping at the Barvi Dam by enjoying both outdoor and indoor games. Staying in the midst of natural habitat is really a fun. Per person the cost would be around Rs 500/-

    • Cycle Riding from Thane to Titwala:

    Take a day out with a group of cycling lovers and head to Siddhivinayak Temple, Titwala. Per person it would Rs 250 which includes meal.

    Other day out activities are:

    • Day trip to Jawhar, Dabhosa and Kalmandvi Waterfall
    • Corporate Team outing with games in Ghodbunder including activities
    • Group adventure at Wada

  • Where can I enjoy wildlife experience in Thane?

    Getting into the dense forest is fun and thrilling, as you will get close to nature and species. Thane offers some good wildlife experience locations. There are different nature and wildlife spots in and around Thane. These are 1 day trip to enjoy getting close to the nature. Some of the options are"

    • Upvan Lake
    • Kachrali Lake
    • Butterfly Park-Ovalekar Wadi
    • Elvis Butterfly Garden
    • Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Which are the best Nature Trails in Thane?

    If you want to get close to the nature, then enjoy the nature trails at Tikuji-ni-wadi in Thane. It is the part of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park and is the hub of bio-diversity. The park is known for its amazing flora and fauna, including water body and species. Some of the birds to watch for are- Kingfishers, flycatchers and varieties of butterfly.

    If you love getting connected with nature, then this is the best part. There are experts who will guide you through the trail.

    For the nature trail, you will be charged approx. Rs 250/- per person

  • Which are the best biking routes in Thane?

    Biking through the roads of Thane and heading to the outskirts of the district is the best way to enjoy. Take a bike trip to Konkan region, and you will cross some scenic view of Chiplun, Kaseti Ghat, Guhagar Beach and Ganapatipule Beach.

    You can even take the bike tour to Naneghat via Malshej Ghat. During the trip, you will cross through Murbad, Junnar and other locations. There are biking groups that undertakes the trip with the cost Rs 600/- per head.

  • Which are the most fun day out adventures to do in Thane?

    There are various fun day out adventure activities to do in Thane. Head to Wada with your group and indulge in some adventure activities. Some of the activities to enjoy are- Flying Fox, Commando Crossing, Burma Bridge, Rowing and River Crossing, and others.

    • Day out at Kalyani Village will be a rejuvenating experience. It is located on the banks of the river in Tansa in Thane. The water park offers exciting trip and is close to rural village. DJ River promenade, swimming pools, rain dance floor and other options.
    • Adventure Outing at the Dabhosa Waterfall Resort is located at the Igatpuri. The waterfall resort is finely designed with outing activities and night trek. You can engage in activities like a treasure hunt and other group events.
    • Adventure Activities in Tungareshwar include Rock Climbing, Trekking, Horse Riding and other activities. You will be provided with all the facilities and amenities.
    • Head to Exotica resort for the day out. Here you can enjoy your time at swimming pool, volleyball pool, box cricket, etc.

Traveller Tales From Thane

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Ujjwal Marar

17 August 2015

Thanks team for this experience. Had plenty of doubts if this would be as good as I thought, but after joining it I found it to be more exciting than I ever thought. Also, the booking procedure was very friendly and did not require any headache at all...

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Annapurna Adiga

14 September 2015

A perfect historical and enthralling experience in Thane! Walk through the lush greeneries while enjoying the glimpses of history was a kind of an experience. And if you are a rock climber, you will enjoy it to the max.

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Gurdev Somayaji

28 February 2016

Mahuli isgreat trekking spot for beginners, its easy moreover a guide will accompany you. Don't forget to take your camera, because you will get some best views of nature that will definately mesmerize you.

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Deepesh Verma

27 April 2016

First trekkking expedition of my life with my friends was full of fun and adventure. We were actually shouting when we reached at the peak point. It was a complete blast.

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Himadri Chaturvedi

27 November 2015

Our visit to mahuli was a great holiday tour, after such a long interval we spent some nice time together with my wife and kids.The best return for our investsments.

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Anjushree Kakkar

07 April 2016

It looks terrific from the top point of the fort, our guide explored all about the site. it was a great destination for all of us.

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Malati Sethi

08 June 2016

Exotica is truly an exotic resort. Its fun if you go there in large groups. There are many activities that you can get involved in. The best part is that all this comes at a very reasonable price. So whenever we want to go somewhere nearby and want to...

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Minakshi Devar

12 October 2015

Mahuli mountain is one of the highest mountain in Thane which is easily accessible from the thane station and any time throughout the year. The climate is all time moderate so its a plus point in trekking. You can have overnight trekking and camping o...

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Chandan Somayaji

05 September 2015

Mahuli has some historical importance, i have always heard about the fort that it has some connection with maratha empire. i was very much excited to visit this place and it was last summer when i had gone there with my family. It was so much fun and ...

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