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.