Palghar is a town in the Palghar Tehsil located in the District of Thane in Maharashtra. It falls under Konkan Division. It lies at a distance of 61 km from District headquarters Thane and about 87 km from Mumbai. After Virar, Palghar is the next major railway junction on the Western Railway line and is easily accessible by road (Mumbai-Ahmedabad NH 8), rail and air. It shares its borders with Virar, Dahanu Taluka, Nalasopara, and Vasai.
Places to Stay
Several good budget hotels are available in Palghar. Some of them are Ya Niwant Beach Resort (Tariff - Rs. 900), Sai Residency Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 400), Shreyas Kelve Beach Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 800), and Sheetal Chhaya (Tariff - Rs. 300).
Marathi and Sindhi are the local languages spoken here. Gujarati and Hindi are also known here.
Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Diwali in November, and Makar Sankranti in January are the famous festivals celebrated in Palghar.
Places of Interest
Many nearby attractions to Palghar are Kelva Beach (13 km), Vaghoba waterfall, Dahanu (34 km), Bordi (51 km), Gorai (58 km), Manori (60 km), and Mahuli Fort (63 km).
How to Get There
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the nearest airport to Palghar located at about 76 km.
Palghar Railway Station is the closest station to Palghar situated at 1 km from the town.
Palghar is very well connected to many villages and cities by road. Many local and private bus facilities are available to reach from Palghar to other major cities and villages. Trushna Travels and Vaze Travels are the best travel operators along this route. Opt for a Volvo bus booking through Ticketgoose.com and have a comfortable journey