Thane locations famous Tungareshwar Waterfall and Temple in Vasai, A natural picnic spots in Mumbai
Very famous Shiv Temple located at Vasai (Thane-Mumbai) location is a very beautiful place to visit when in Bassein.
Few Kilometers From vasai highway, inside Mountains and Forest where old varli and aagri people lives, this well known place is famous for two things one is the Temple of Lord Shiva and Other for its Waterfalls which flows for kilometers which can be seen on the way walking towards it.
As its a hilly Mountain area, this place looks like heaven during monsoon which is best time to visit and enjoy
dense green forest with Birds, Monkeys and Small Streams of flowing river. From Vasai Phata Highway, its about 45 minutes walkable distance to reach till the temple and Nearby waterfalls, Luckily there is also Auto facilities on this roads full of stones and mud taking till the place. During Monsoon this place is full with one day picnic groups to enjoy the Waterfalls and Mountain Greenery.
Tungareshwar Temple is Lord Shiva (shambhunath) temple here, for quite some time very well maintained, there are also other small temples like Ganapati Temple and Mata Khodiyaar Maa Mandir (Temple) here. Delighting feature of this place is the Harmless Monkeys jumping around the surrounding of the temple with small baby monkeys, its a lovely view and feel of natural climate.
Luckily There are couple of Small Restaurants near temple of Tungareshwar where one can get Snacks, Cold Drinks and Tea. One should never forget to enjoy Sweet Imli’s, Aavlas and Other Such Yummy timepass stuff while climbing the mountain of Tungareshwar, which is available on the way sold by Local adivasis and Villagers, these are actually natural resources of jungle (So no POP Corns here..).
How to Reach Address
Like Chinchoti which is a similar place, one coming with private vehicle needs to take right turn towards
tungareshwar village from vasai highway. Else share and private autos from Vasai Station (East).