Charoti is a small village in the Dahanu Taluka of the Thane district in Maharashtra. It is about 56 km from Daman Island and 116 km from Mumbai. It originates from the Konkan region and offers many attractions to tourists including beautiful beaches, temples and historic caves. It is a perfect destination for rural tourism. Some of the nearby cities include Palaghar, Nawapur, Chinchani, and Umbergaon.
Places to Stay
Charoti offers many hotels for the travellers to the place with remarkably hygienic conditions and beautiful scenery. Some of its popular hotels include the Atithi hotel (Tariff – Rs.1000) and Hotel Ashoka (Tariff- Rs.2000)
Marathi is spoken by the locals of Charoti. Hindi, Sindhi and Guajarati can also be used to communicate with them.
Places of Interest
Some of the best tourist attractions include Mahalakshmi temple (4 km), the beautiful Parnaka beach (23 km) the famous Dabosa waterfall (53 km.)Other places that can be visited are the Kalpataru Botanical Gardens (30 km), the Depcahri Dam and Reservoirs (38 km), the Jai Vilas Palace and the Tiger caves (56kms)
How to Get There
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (128 km ) and the Gandhinagar airport (126 km )are the closest to Charoti.
The nearest railway station is Vangaon Railway station, which is 20 km from Charoti, the Dahanu Road railway station is 25 km away and the nearest major railway station is in Vapi which is 57km from Charoti.
The village is well-connected by road from Dahanu to various cities. Some of the popular bus routes from Charoti include Charoti to Vadodra, Charoti to Gondal, Charoti to Jetpur, Charoti to Shahpur, Charoti to Vapi and Chotila to Charoti. Ticketgoose.com is a popular online bus ticket booking website from where you can get your tickets with ease.
Ankleshwar is a city in the Bharuch district of Gujarat. It is 10 km from Bharuch. It is known for its industrial township called GIDC. It has also held an office of ONGC – Oil and Natural gas Corporation Limited. The city has over 1000chemical plants that produce pesticides, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and paints. It has a population of over 80,000 with a very high literacy rate both among men and women.
Places to Stay
There are plenty of accommodation options for visitors catering to all low and mid range budgets and tastes such as Shalimar Hotel, Hotel Apex, Horizon Hotel and Plaza Hotel. These fall within a range of Rs 1000 to Rs 1800.
NavratriMahotsav, International Kite festival on 14th January, Holi, Diwali, BhadraPurnima Fair during August and September, ShamlajiMelo during November, VathnaMela in November and TrineteshwarMahadev Fair during September.
Guajarati is the primary language spoken. However, English and Hindi are understood.
Places to Visit
Mumbai has several beaches, architectural buildings, religious sites, museums and other attractions.
How to Get There
At a distance of 63 km, is Surat airport which offers reasonable connectivity to several cities across the country.
Ankleshwar Railway station is 2 km from the city. Wider connectivity to major towns and cities is available from this station.
NH8 connects Ankleshwar to Mumbai and Delhi. Neeta Travels, Shrinath Travel Agency, MarutiNandan Travels and GSRTC carry smooth bus operations. Several bus booking portals provide online bus booking offers to lure their customers