Kihim is a small fishing village from the Raigad District of Maharashtra. It comes under the Alibaug Taluka and the Konkan region. The cities nearest to Kihim are Uran (32 km), Pen (25 km), and Alibaug (8 km). The state capital Mumbai is only 32 km away from Kihim. The main occupation of the people of Kihim village is fishing and related activities. Kihim has pristine beaches and great local cuisine to recommend for eager tourists.
Places to Stay
Kihim has a few good budget hotel options where all the amenities are available at affordable prices. Hotel Aarhaah (Tariff- Rs. 1000) is the best choice among these for visiting tourists.
The official language of Kihim is Marathi. Konkani, Hindi and English are also spoken here.
The important festivals of Kihim are the Hindu festivals of Ganesh Chathurthi, Diwali, Dussehra, and Sri Rama Navami.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Kihim. The beaches of Kihim (1 km) and Alibaug (8 km) are easily accessible by bus. Durshet (29 km) and Karnala (30 km) are near Kihim and are great sightseeing spots.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kihim is the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. The airport is located about 46 km away from the area.
Pen Railway Station (25 km) connects Kihim to the rest of Maharashtra and beyond. Trains to several places in the state halt here.
There are daily bus services to Mumbai, Kalyan, Alibaug and other nearby places. The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Sachin Travels, Neeta Tours and Travels, and Diamond Travels. Travellers prefer to opt for online booking of bus tickets as they can comfortably get their tickets from the confines of their homes or offices.