The 10 Best Places To Visit in Vasai (2020)

10 Best Places To Visit in Vasai

As you all know there are many adorable places to visit in Mumbai, but I would like to draw your attention towards 10 Best places to visit in Vasai which you all may definitely like to visit especially during the rainy season.

Here are some Best places to visit in Vasai which most of you would like –

  1. Suruchi Beach
  2. Vasai fort/ Bassien fort
  3. Bhuigaon Beach
  4. Jivdani Temple
  5. Arnala Beach
  6. Rajodi Beach
  7. Tungareshwar Temple
  8. Chinchoti Waterfalls
  9. Chai Nation
  10. Yazoo Park

1. Suruchi beach

Suruchi beach is Best places to visit in Vasai.

If you guys are looking for the beaches near Mumbai for the weekend you can visit suruchi beach because this is one of the best places to visit in Vasai.

This beach comes in one of the best beaches near Mumbai for one day picnic.

  • Special features

The unique feature of this beach is that it has a sort of lagoons.

There are horse riders and horse carts as well to make your visit interesting, Kids also enjoy some slides and swings at the beach.

  • How to get there

You can take western railway Vasai or Virar local train and get down at Vasai station (west side) if in case you live in the city.

Moving ahead you will find rickshaws ready to take you to your destination. However, you may also go on the bus as rickshaws will charge you five times more than what you pay for the bus ride.

The bus may drop you on the road that leads to the beach and you have to walk for 10 minutes as the road is a bit long.

  • Time of the year to visit

You may visit during summer or rainy depending upon your interest.

But do not venture into the water during high tide hours. To prevent any unfortunate situation the authorities have decided to close the beach at 7 pm.

  • Points to remember

Once you reach the entrance you will see food stalls and ice cream shops there.

Dustbins are also available there so kindly dump all your wrappers in the dustbin only as we need to protect our environment.

2. Vasai fort / Bassien fort

Vasai Fort is Best places to visit in Vasai.

Vasai Fort is a large fort in Vasai village and is also known as ‘Bassein fort’.

It is a monument of national importance and is also protected by the Archaeological Survey in India. People in Vasai mostly call it as ‘Vasai killa’.

  • Special features

The fort is very adorable as it contains greenery around it. It is also a great place to observe butterflies, birds, plants, reptiles, etc.

Bollywood films such as Luka chuppi, Josh, Khamoshi,etc. have been shooted here.

  • How to get there

The fort may be easily accessible through the Vasai Road railway station. From there you may hire autorickshaws which will drop you till the entrance of the fort. But in case if you do not want your expenses to go high, you may opt for the bus which will drop you till the bus stop.

  • Time of the year to visit

No such specific time is allotted, rather I would suggest to go in rainy season as the greenery can be admired from more closely. In fact, you  can take good pictures with such a beautiful nature.

  • Points to remember

As you enter the fort various foodstuff and drinks are available. Besides that, there are also dustbins provided there. So in case if you carry or buy any foodstuffs kindly use the bins to throw the wrappers and keep the place clean.

3. Bhuigaon beach

Bhuigaon Beach is Best places to visit in Vasai.

Bhuigaon beach is located in a village named ‘Bhuigaon’ and hence the beach is named after this village. It is also known as ‘Untouched Beach’ and is located in Vasai.

This is the one of best places to visit in Vasai.

  • Special features

This beach is very clean & silent as you may not find many people around this beach. It is the best beach in Vasai as it is covered with many trees around it.

  • How to get there

You have to take western railway Vasai local and get down at Vasai station. Going ahead you will find public transport which can drop you there by approximately 25-30 minutes. If you have your personal bike / scooty well and good.

  • Time of the year to visit

You may visit during the rainy season as many of us like this season and wanna enjoy it with our loved ones. However, it is advisable to leave the beach before it gets dark.

  • Points to remember

Many of us carry chips & drinks with us.

Since this is a very beautiful and silent place to visit so do not litter or throw any wrappers around. We have to keep our nature and mother earth clean.

4. Jivdani temple

Jivdani Temple is Best places to visit in Vasai.

Another attraction during the rainy season is the Jivdani temple, Jivdani temple is a temple of ‘Jivdani Mata’ a Hindu goddess.

The temple is situated atop a hill, in Virar, There are also many temples at the top. The thing that attracts most of us is the 1500 & above steps to reach the temple.

This is the one of Best places to visit in Vasai.

  • Special features

Once you reach the top you will see a very beautiful view with a breeze blowing. Also, there are cute little monkeys climbing up and down which you may find very interesting.

Everyone over there tries to stick a coin on the wall and make a wish as they believe it may come true.

  • How to get there

Even here you have to take a western railway Virar local and get down at Virar ( East Side). From there you may get many share autorickshaws which mostly go towards the temple.

When you reach there options are available whether you may go walking through the steps or you can take a paid rope cart that takes you directly at the top of the temple.

  • Time of the year to visit

Anyone can visit anytime as it is a temple and we go to worship goddess ‘Jivdani Mata’. Then too I would suggest being careful during rainy season as the steps may be wet.

  • Points to remember

Once you are done with your prayers the priests will give you some sweet which is called ‘Prasad’. It will be in a small plastic wrapper, Proper dustbins have been located there so kindly make use of it, as it is even our duty to keep the temple clean.

5. Arnala Fort & beach

Arnala Fort is Best places to visit in Vasai.

Arnala beach is famous and most visited beaches in Virar, it is surrounded by resorts, hotels & lodges for the visitors, The beach is crowded not only on weekends but also on weekdays.

This is one of best places to visit in Vasai.

  • Special features

Arnala beach has an ample of coconut tree shades and various resorts named after it. In the evening you may also find interesting horse rides and horse carts.

  • How to get there

If you are living in a city you have to take a vasai or virar local and move towards Virar station. Moving ahead you may get rickshaws which will drop you till the entrance of the beach.

  • Time of the year to visit

You can enjoy in any season especially during the rainy season but at the same time, you need to be little careful. Rest you may visit during summer or winter according to your comfort level.

  • Points to remember

Once you enter the beach you will find different types or varieties of stuff available there. Dustbins are placed over there but still if in case you did find it keep your wrapper or waste in your pocket and do not throw it down. As it is one of the attractive beaches this place is a little crowded.

6. Rajodi beach

Rajodi Beach is Best places to visit in Vasai.

Rajodi beach is one of the best and well-known beaches located at Nallasopara ( west). As this beach is located on the West coast, one can sit by the rocks and enjoy the beautiful view of the sunset.

This is one of Best places to visit in Vasai.

  • Special features

Here there are water sports activities, animal rides available at very reasonable cost. This place is very clean and well maintained by the staff. It is also amazing for morning & evening walk.

  • How to get there

You’re nearest western railway local train from being virar will take you to the Nallasopara station. Next, you will get buses and autorickshaws easily available from the station itself. It may drop you within 18-20 minutes.

  • Time of the year to visit

Monsoon is the best season to visit this beach. This beach is also not ideal for day or overnight picnics.

  • Points to remember

Carry enough amount of water and food or you may even buy it from satapala village which is a few kilometers from rajodi beach. Also, no special parking area is allotted so you may park your vehicle at your own risk.

7. Tungareshwar temple

Tungareshwar Temple is Best places to visit in Vasai.

Tungareshwar temple is one of the best places where the majority of people go to worship ‘Lord Shiva’. It is the oldest temple located at Vasai and is a great option for a nature walk as well. The Tungareshwar entry point is also called ‘ Sitaram Bapu Temple’.

This is one of Best places to visit in Vasai.

  • Special features

It is a beautiful place for photography with birds, insects, reptiles and at the same time, you can enjoy nature as well as the waterfalls.

While you enter the gate there are local villagers who sell Raw mangoes ( Kacchi Kairi), Sweet corn, Cucumber with Salt & Chilli which add species to your visit.

  • How to get there

This place is about 8 kilometers from the railway station Vasai, (East). Also, share and private autorickshaws will drop you till the entry gate of the temple.

  • Time of the year to visit

It is a monsoon destination but it is also visited by devotees in Summer and winter too. Whereas the two major attractions of Tungareshwar in rainy days are the waterfall and a temple of Lord Shiva which is very deep inside the hilly trek of forest area.

  • Points to remember

There are no washroom facilities inside so if necessary visit the entry gate washroom or inside the shiva temple premises. Also, be very cautious at the waterfall slope near the temple as the depth of the fall is around 18 feet deep where the entire water is gushing down.

8. Chinchoti Waterfalls

Chinchoti Waterfalls

Chinchoti Waterfall is one of the most amazing trekking trails in the state of Maharashtra. It is located in the east of Naigaon. The path passes through jungles, rocks, and streams to the end at chinchoti waterfall which is truly a very beautiful sight.

This is one of Best places to visit in Vasai.

  • Special features

It is a perfect trail and trek location for nature lovers, bird lovers, and photographers. You can also click pictures or take videos in fresh pollution inside the dense forests with all the greenery around.

  • How to get there

Local train on the western railway and nearest stations being Vasai road/ Naigaon station. Private and shared autorickshaws from Vasai/ naigaon railway station are available. MSTRC bus facilities are also provided by Vasai railway station.

  • Time of the year to visit

It is the second-best monsoon attraction not far from another famous Tungareshwar waterfall. During the rainy season the main waterfall is about 100 to 150 feet high or else it is just a piece of the dry mountain.

  • Points to remember

As it not a regular picnic spot so it is not safer for an individual to hang out alone. Vehicles are prohibited here and hence need to be parked at Kaman village only.

9. Chai nation VASAI

Chai Nation

Chai nation is a lovely place to hang out with your friends and is especially for ‘Chai and Coffee lovers’. The banner itself mentions ‘Destination to hang out’.

Italian food, fast food, and different varieties of chai /coffee are available which may make your visit memorable.

This is one of Best places to visit in Vasai.

  • Special features

There are many varieties of chai/coffee like chocolate chai, Elaichi chai and chocolate coffee, hot chocolate, etc.  at a very reasonable price. The place is air-conditioned and also home delivery facilities are available. Various modes of payment are also accepted say Visa card, Debit card, Via cash, master card, Credit card, and American Express card.

  • How to get there

When you reach the Vasai road railway station moving ahead you will find autorickshaws which would help you to reach your destination. You can also take your personal vehicle as the parking area is available at the establishment.

  • Time of the year to visit

All the year according to your interest. Rather, I would suggest going during monsoon as the combination of drinking chai/coffee while exploring the beautiful rain is just awesome especially with our loved ones.

  • Points to remember

The establishment functions from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm for all the 7 days. It does not serve any kind of alcohol. Also, the place is silent/ Quite.

10. Yazoo park

Yazoo Park

Yazoo park is the biggest amusement park in Virar. The park is large and also capable of holding up to 2,000 people for group events. You will definitely enjoy at Yazoo park as there are thrilling rides, good scenery, lush green surroundings, and various picturesque locations.

This is one of Best places to visit in Vasai.

  • Special features

It is the most preferred venue for Birthdays, Weddings, Receptions, and corporate events as well. Various business meetings, conferences, and social get together are arranged here. Some of the famous television shootings are done here like Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Jamai Raja, Agent Raghav, etc.

  • How to get there

The park is very close to the Virar railway station. It is located at a distance of about 50 kilometers from Mumbai city.

You can also take your personal vehicle.

  • Time of the year to visit

You can visit all the year round as proper facilities are available and precautionary measures are also taken by the in-charge.

  • Points to remember

There are park entry fees, Yazoo water zone fee, etc. and the parking time is around 12:00 pm-8:30 pm, Ride timing is from 12:00 pm- 8:00 pm and the water zone timing is from 10:00-5:00 pm.

So, above were some beautiful and one of the Best places to visit in Vasai, hope you all like it and do visit it at least once in your life.

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THANK YOU,

MR. INDRA NISHAD

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