Riding Destination : Dahanu

Editor@Throttle|Updated: January 6, 2017 11:01

Located a few kilometres away from the Mumbai- Ahmedabad NH8, Dahanu is a lesser known place along the west coast. The place is filled with many clean and empty beaches like Golvad, Parnaka and Bordi. These beaches are covered with trees of dates, coconuts, cashews, palms and chikoos. Enroute Dahanu, you can also visit various places including Vasai and Manor. Famous for its portuguese roots, Vasai is a good place to visit with its heritage and beaches. The area around Charoti consists of a few waterfalls which would be visible during the monsoons. Manor, the place which distincts and splits the Ahmedabad highway into 3 routes. Being located near coastal area, the complete trip would turn out to be a feast for sea food lovers.




From Thane  - 125 kms

From Mumbai - 136 kms

From Vasai - 095 kms


Best Season 


November to March


Nearby places of visit


1. Vasai 2. Charoti 3. Manor




Mumbai- Goregaon- Dahisar- Virar- Vasai- Manor- Charoti- Dahanu 

If you want to enjoy your ride through a different and greener route, you might consider going via Thane

Mumbai- Thane- Ghodbunder- Mira Road- Vasai- Manor- Charoti- Dahan


Please note


  1. 1.
    • Avoid travelling before the sunlight strikes since the road is majorly used for transport purpose through heavy vehicles.
  2. 2.
    • Since the road is filled with heavy vehicles, make sure you are wearing reflective jacket and headlight turned on. This makes your existence for these vehicles convenient.