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Thane (district) : Vasai
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Vasai is a city in Western India.

Get in

You can get into Vasai either by railway route or the road. If you are travelling from Mumbai / Thane you would have to take the Western Railway route via Dadar / Andheri and board a Virar bound local train.

Road access to Vasai from Mumbai would be pretty simple once you take on the Western Express Highway and drive straight into the Gujrat-Ahmedabad Highway. It takes approximately one hour drive from Borivali up to Vasai.

Persons commuting from Thane or Vashi can take the Ghodbunder road to join the Gujrat-Ahmedabad Highway. Vasai is around 40 km from Thane.

People staying at Kalyan/Dombivali can take the Bhiwandi bypass and take the Anjoor phata route at Bhiwandi and head straight down to the Gujrat Ahmedabad Highway.

Someone travelling from Nasik to Vasai has two options. You could take up the Wada-Jawar route coming up from Trambakeshwar and enter Vasai by joining Gujrat-Ahmedbad Highway. The second option is to take the Kasara route and then join the Nasik Highway - Ghodbunder - Gujarat Ahmedabad Highway route.

Get around


  • Vasai has a lot of beaches and the area around is often compared and referred as Mini Goa.

The list of popular beaches would be Suruchi Beach, Kalam Beach, Rangoan Beach, Bhuigaon Beach, Rajodi Beach, Arnala Beach etc.

  • It has a Portuguese Catholic population as you enter Old Vasai.
  • The beach area has thick greenery and is very beautiful scenic views that you would love to watch.
  • Vasai Fort a historic monument.
  • There are some beautiful churches in Old Vasai which could be easily be compared to the churches found in Goa for its architecture.
  • Hedavde Mahalaxmi Temple, Khanivade Retibandar, On Mumbai Ahmadabad Highway. Very powerful Hindu temple founded by great astrologer, Param Pujya Dadasaheb Hate of Vasai.


Go to any beach for picnic



Bananas are the most famous in vasai, would worth trying few. They are as cheap as 5 to 10 cents

Chicken Bujing, one of the famous dishes of Vasai (fried poha, fried potatoes, chicken with lots of ingredients in it).

Wada pav of Tungareshwar is a local fast food shop.


Coconut water which is known as one of the best drink and is all good for health wise too . Vasai has been covered with lots coconut trees around it same as in kerala. There are many night clubs around the palace like Mambos , V lounge you can spend a good evening with your friends .And can enjoy a delicious food at the restro. There are many bar and restro which are sea facing and one spend a very good evening at such restro.


  • Hotel Rainbow, Lawrence Trade Centre, Near K.T. Vision Theatre, Vasai road (W), 02502335655. From Rs. 400/double.
  • Kelva Beach Resort, [1]. Kelva Beach Resort Behind Sitladevi Temple, Kelva, Taluka Palghar, Thane District. Maharashtra, India.

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