Tembinaka is in the city of Thane in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Mumbai at a distance of 21 km. Those with a drive to explore India’s biggest metropolis along with its beaches and islands should try this place out. The area is located quite close to the Masunda Lake.
Places to Stay
Thane has a lot of budget hotels in its midst. However, with Mumbai in close proximity, you can try out these hotels in order to easily access tourist locations in the city: Hayat Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Sai Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Ramada Navi Mumbai Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others as budget-friendly options.
The official language of the area is Marathi. Hindi, Urdu and English are also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals of the area are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, Christmas and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
It is anyone’s guess, that the area with a beach (or coast) nearby is a tourist destination in itself. However, some of the places which are worth visiting in the nearby Bhiwandi (13 km away) are Shangri La Resort and Water Park and Chokhi Dhani established on January 14, 2009. Places worth a visit in Mumbai include Gateway of India, Juhu Beach, Chowpatty Beach among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai at a distance of 23 km.
The Thane Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 2.5 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses have pick-up points in the area. Buses to the area from Mumbai, Kalyan, Bhiwandi and Navi Mumbai are readily available. If you are booking bus tickets online through ticketgoose.com you can travel hassle-free to anywhere in India.