Vasai – Konkan Tourism – Vasai – Konkan Darshan

Vasai historically known as Bassein. It is a historical suburban town in Palghar district, north of Mumbai in the Maharashtra state of India. It is located in Palghar district, 30 km north of Mumbai. The city is located on the north bank of Vasai Creek, part of the estuary of the Ulhas River. The Portuguese built Bassein Fort here to strengthen their naval superiority over the Arabian Sea. In the 18th century, the fort was taken over by the Maratha army.

Many Internationally hit songs including ‘Hymn for the weekend’ by British Band Coldplay has been shot here. The video has more than 500 million views on YouTube as of September 2016. Another Summer hit ‘Lean On’ by EDM group Major Lazer and DJ Snake was shot in Vasai in 2015. It has more than 1.6 billion views on YouTube.

Best Places in Vasai :

1) Tungareshwar Temple

2) Chinchoti Water Falls

3) Rangaon Beach

4) Bhuigaon Beach

5) Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

6) Chandika Devi Temple

7) Sargam waterpark

8) Chimaji Appa Cricket Ground For Kala Krida Event

9) Vasai Fort

10) Vajreshwari Temple

11) Kalam / Kalamb Beach

12) Rajodi Beach

13) Suruchi Beach / Suruchi Baug / Lover Beach / Suruchi Chowpatty

14) Hindu Samaj Mandir

15) Infant Jesus Church

16) Ayappa Temple

17) St Gonsalo Garcia Church

18) Our Lady Of Grace Cathedral

19) Siddh Hanuman Mandir

20) Aagashi Jain Mandir

21) Lodha Dham

Konkan Tourism – Caves in and around Konkan Region

The Konkan land is scattered with caves. Konkan true monuments to nature, filled with charm and mystery. The great land of Konkan – Maharashtra – India is still unexplored. There are so many natural and wild caves in Konkan which are hidden into the deep and dense forest of Konkan Region. We always talk about sea, mountains, forests and historical monuments while discussing about holidaying there are many other unique natural and man made creations that are deeply attached with Konkan history and natural beauty. Caves are deeply connected to the history, culture, mystery and spirituality where inscriptions, pillars and wall paintings tell the tales of the region.

Here are some of the best caves in Konkan Region :-

Ainari Cave – Vaibhavwadi – Sindhudurg

Elephanta Caves / Gharapuri – Uran – Raigad ( Though near to Mumbai )

Kuda Caves – Murud-Janjira – Raigad

Ozar Caves / Brahmanand Cave – Malvan – Achara Road – Rewandi – Sindhudurg

Panhalekaji Caves – ( Khed – Ratnagiri ) ( Dapoli – Ratnagiri )

shivthar Caves / Shivthar Ghal / Sundarmath – Mahad – Raigad

Gandharpale Caves / Pala Caves – Mahad – Raigad

Kondana Caves – Karjat – Raigad

Kanheri Caves – Borivali – Mumbai

Karla Caves / Karle Caves / Karla Cells – Lonavala – Pune

Bhaja Caves / Bhaje Caves – Lonavala – Pune

Bedse Caves / Bedsa Caves – Maval – Pune

Lenyadri Caves – Junnar – Pune

Pandavleni Caves / Pandu Leni / Trirashmi Caves – Nashik

Pataleshwar Caves – Shivaji Nagar – Pune

Mahakali Caves / Kondivite Caves – Andheri – Mumbai

Jogeshwari Caves / Amboli cave – Jogeshwari – Mumbai

Mandapeshwar Caves – Borivali – Mumbai

Ghorwadeshwar Caves / Ghorawadi Caves – Pune

Bhandara Caves – Pune – Nashik Highway

Junnar Caves – Junnar – Pune

Tulja Lena / Tuljalena Caves – Junnar – Pune

Ramling Cave Temple – Hatkanangale – Kolhapur

Parashar Caves – Panhala – Kolhapur

Shiva Cave Temple – Marleshwar – Ratnagiri

Pandavaas Caves – Chiplun – Ratnagiri

Arvalem Caves / Harvalem Caves – Bicholim – Goa

Hiranyakeshwar Cave – Amboli – Sindhudurg

Thanale Caves – Sudhagad – Pali – Raigad

Lonad Caves – Kalyan

Naneghat Caves – Junnar – Pune

Magathane Caves – Kandivli – Mumbai

Chanderi Cave – Vangni – Thane

Lamgao Caves / Lamgau Caves – Bicholim – Goa

Rivona Caves / Pandava Caves – Rivona – Goa

Khandepar Caves / Candepar Caves – Ponda – Panjim – Goa

Naroa Caves / Narve Caves – Bicholim – Goa

Warkhand Caves – Pernem – Goa

Mangueshi Caves – Ponda – Goa

Dabos Cave – Sattari – Goa

Sidhanath Caves – Tar Surla – Dichol – Goa

Ishwarbhat Cave – Khandepar – Goa

Aquem Cave – Margao / Madgao – Goa

Karaswada Caves – Porvorim – Goa

Sanguem Caves – Sanguem – Goa

Verna Caves – Verna – Goa

Panthers Caves / Waghachi Gufa – Matheran – Raigad

Rajpuri Caves – Panchgani / Paachgani – Satara

Mumbai – Mazo Konkan’s sub-division launch!

Here at Mazo Konkan! we’re very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed Sub-Division / Website which goes live today and is located at the new web address : http://www.Mumbai.MazoKonkan.In

Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors an easier way to get information on Konkan Region. Not only the Tourists from India but the tourists throughout the World. The new website is simple easy to understand Tourist spot named : Mumbai. Our visitors will find useful information about the tourist place Mumbai and the Destinations nearby it. Visitors will also find the information of Hotels around Mumbai. The site also contains integrated social media buttons for Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and more to reach faster to the tourists with all the necessary details to travel around Mumbai and nearby Destinations in Konkan. We make it a point to provide our visitors / tourists with the most accurate, up-to-date information and share our Warm Welcome / Hospitality in the Konkan Region. You’ll find our new site is divided into four main sections : Home, Hotels, Destination, Contact. We provided as much as details so our visitors could easily navigate our site and locate the information they are seeking.

We hope you find the new website with a fresh look, easy to access information.

Mazo Konkan!
Yeva… Konkan Aaploch Aasa!!!

Ganpatipule | Mazo Konkan! Yeva… Konkan Aaploch Aasa!!!

Ganpatipule | Mazo Konkan! Yeva… Konkan Aaploch Aasa!!!

Ganpatipule :  is a village on the Konkan coast with a series of beaches. The Swayambhu Ganpati Temple, itself is the main attraction in Ganapatipule which turns thousands of pilgrims every year to this village. Ganapatipule is an ideal holiday destination for a beach lovers. The twin beaches of Aare – Ware and Gaywadi beach in Malgund are famous for its cleanliness and clear water.  Ganapatipule is rich in flora, including mangroves and coconut palms. Ganpatipule for many years has been attracting tourists from within and outside the country. It has now become the most scenic beach destination by itself giving you breathing space from the crowded and commercial beaches in Goa and providing you with an experience unlike many other beaches on the Kokan belt. This is the spot where you can soak in hours of sun and sea-spray, wonder at sunrises, marvel at sunsets, drink in the moonlight and dance on the moonbeams.

One of the pilgrim beach along the Konkan Coast. Attracts peace-seekers, beach lovers and devotees of Lord Ganesha. Swayambhu ( self-originated ) Ganesha is considered as  Paschim Dwardevta ( Western Sentinel God of India ).

Mazo Konkan ! – Introduction

Hello Everyone,

MazoKonkan” introducing ourselves and the Heaven in Maharashtra, a great state of INDIA. KONKAN known as the Heaven on earth in Maharashtra – INDIA, which has a great history, culture, tradition, not only this but FULL of NATURE. One should definitely visit This Heaven on Earth called KONKAN.

Konkan or the Konkan Coast or Karavali is a rugged section of the western coastline of India from Thane district to Mangalore. Sapta-Konkan, a slightly larger region described in the Skanda Purana which refers it as “Parashurama Srishti”.

The lands between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea, and between the Tapi river in the north to the Chandragiri river in the south, Maharashtra’s Konkan area consists of Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Thane districts. One can’t find other coast in India which will offer such vast Beautiful Beaches, Majestic Forts, Sacred Temples, and Ancient Caves.

Well, I’m introducing this region through our Site : http://www.MazoKonkan.In to the world. I’ve updated site with the most of the information I had and there’s yet lot to come… so please be patient ( Site is developed in Marathi Language with bit Konkani used in it).

I’ll regularly update the site as well as the forums and social media sites informing the same as there’s a lot to talk about Konkan ( The Heaven on Earth – Indai – Maharashtra ). Its History / Culture / Tradition / Tourism / Beautiful Nature, Sea Beach, Forts, Caves, Temples, etc…

One more thing I would like to mention here that, if there would have been any mistake from our end in any mean please do let us know.

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated…

Thanks,
Mazo Konkan ! Yeva… Konkan Aaploch Aasa!!!