Bhayandar is a northern suburb of Mumbai city in the state of Maharashtra. There are numerous picnic places in Bhayandar. There are also a number of resorts and parks. Bhayandar is slated to become an industrial complex in the near future due to its proximity and good connectivity to Mumbai.
Places to Stay
There are few accommodation options for budget travellers such as Saffron Suites (Rs.1500), Pali Beach resort(Rs.1200),SA Residency (Rs.1200).
A week long annual fair known as Bandra Fair is held in September. Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is held in February. Major festivals of all religions are celebrated.
Marathi is the primary language spoken. However, English, Hindi and several other languages are understood.
Places to Visit
Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Girgaum Chowpatty, Juhu beach and Jehangir Art Gallery are among the places of interest well within 35km among several others.
How to Get There
The ChhatrapatiShivaji Domestic and International Airport are the two main aviation hubs in Mumbai city 30km from Bhayandar. It is the second busiest airport of the country which connects passengers to all countries across the world.
ChhatrapatiShivaji Terminus, Dadar, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Mumbai Central, Bandra Terminus and Borivali station are the 6 major railway stations which connect passengers to cities, towns and villages across the country.
Mumbai is accessible to NH3, NH4, NH8, NH17 and NH22. There are several expressways and freeways which make road travel easy and convenient. There are more than 20-30 local operators along with MSTRC who operate smooth bus operations. If you book your tickets online, look out for bus ticket booking coupons and save a lot of money.
Malad is situated 30 km north of Mumbai. It comprises of people from different parts of the world which makes its culture quite diverse. The main localities of Malad include Navy Nagar, Malwani Village, Liberty Garden, Jankalyan Nagar, Chincholi Village and Evershine Nagar. Malad is now becoming Maharashtra’s IT hub with many BPOs sbeing set up. The Infinity mall in Malad is very popular amongst Mumbaikars and tourists alike.
Places to Stay
The best hotels are in Mumbai and they are hygienic and well-maintained. Some of them include Privilege Inn (Tariff – Rs.1500) and Hotel Grand (Tariff – Rs. 2500.)
The official language of Malad is Marathi. The other languages spoken here include Hindi and English.
Malad celebrates all the important festivals of India and some of them include Ganesh Chaturthi, Christmas, Navrati and Diwali.
Places of Interest
There are several places that are popular amongst tourists in and near Malad. Some of the tourist attractions here include Madh Island and Madh Fort, Aksa beach (8 km from Malad Station) and Ridhi Siddhi Ganesha temple (15 minutes from Malad station). The Manori Beach, Dana Pani and Kileshwar Fort are also good places to add to the itinerary.
How to Get There
The closest airport is the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
Malad’s railway station is located on the Western Railway line in Thane, Maharashtra.
There are daily bus services to the cities nearby and to other parts of India. Some of the best bus operators on these routes include Disha Travels, Jujhar Travels and Neeta Tours and Travels. Make use of the bus ticket coupon when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.