Nagothane is a town located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. This quaint town is on the bank of the river Amba which is also referred to as the Nagothane creek. The town was a part of the Gujarat until the 16thmajor attractions of Nagothane; it is historically significant as it helped troops march from Ahmednagar to the Kaori Pass.
Places to Stay
There are good budget-friendly hotels in Nagothane. Some of them include Indraprastha Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 700), Palas Resort (Tariff – Rs. 2500) and Hotel Kamath Residency (Tariff Rs. 4000).
The official spoken language of Nagothane is Marathi. Hindi and English are also spoken in this region.
All major Hindu festivals such as Diwali (November), Dussehra (October), Ganesh Chaturthi (September) and Dahi Handi are celebrated with great enthusiasm in Nagothane.
Places of Interest
Nagothane has many places that can be visited by tourists. Some of them include the Murd Janjira, Fort Raigad and Museum, the Musalman Bridge, the Bhira Dam, the Birla Mandir and the Pali Ganesha Mandir.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Nagothane is Mumbai airport. It is located about 60 km from Nagothane.
Nagothane has its own railway station. There are frequent trains to Panvel from Nagothane. One can take trains to all major Indian cities from the Panvel station.
There are daily bus services to Panvel, Raigad, Mumbai and Pune from Nagathone. Some of the best bus operators on these routes are Purnima Tours, LPT Bus and Surya 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.