Borivali is a suburb of the city of Mumbai in Maharashtra, India. It serves as the local taluk headquarters in the Mumbai division of the state. Borivali forms the border between Mumbai and Thane District of Maharashtra. The cities nearest to Borivali are Mumbai (32 km) and Navi Mumbai (45 km). The population of Borivali is multi-cultural and diverse. Borivali has a number of good schools and professional colleges so the population is fairly literate.
Places to Stay
The Hotel Granville (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above) is a luxury budget hotel with a decent restaurant and a number of facilities for tourists.
The official languages of Borivali are Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and English. Tamil, Malayalam and Punjabi are also spoken here.
Some of the important festivals celebrated in Borivali are Navratri, Dandiya Raas, Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Places of Interest
There are several places of interest in and around Borivali. There are many temples, churches and mosques for the worth visiting. Siddhivinayak Temple, dedicated to Lord Ganesh, and Mahalaxmi Temple dedicated to Goddess Durga are just a few kilometres away. The Jijamata Udyan is another popular tourist spot located 25 km away from Borivali.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Borivali is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. The airport is located about 18 km away from the area.
Borivali Station is a major junction on the Western Railway Line. Trains to Ahmedabad, Delhi, Chennai, Pune, Surat, Goa, Jaipur, Trivandrum and Bangalore start from here.
There are daily bus services to Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Pune, Shirpur, Jalna, Satara, Mangalore, Bangalore, Goa, Chennai, Trivandrum, Mahableshwar and other cities. The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Neeta Tours and Travels, Roshni Trips, TPH Travel Services, Prime Holidays, Pravin Tours and Travels, Holiday Tours and Travels, National Tourist, Konduskar Travels, Sanjay Travels, National Tourist and Shrinath Travel Agency. Now, you can book your bus ticket by using Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps
A town and a municipal council in Yavatmal district of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, Pusad is located on the banks of the River Pus. The town’s name has been derived for the river. Pusad is connected to major cities in the Maharashtra by road.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Pusad. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Hotel Suraj, Hotel Blue Moon, Hotel Anuprabha and Hotel Komal that offers rooms from Rs.1000 onwards.
All annual festivals like Diwali, Dussehra, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Marathi is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Vitthal Rukmani Temple, Jageshwar Temple, Sai Baba temple and Harshi Mahadev Chintamani Temple are located next to the bus stand
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Nanded
The nearest railway station is at Hingoli
Pusad bus stand runs regular bus services. Private bus operators like Chintamani Travels, Dolphin Travels, Shree Gajanan Travels and Raj Travels run regular buses to and from the town. Opt for booking your tickets in advance and get cheap bus tickets from several travel portals.