Thane is Mumbai's very own suburban lake city, and the administrative headquarters of Thane district in the Indian state, Maharashtra. In the ancient times, it was known as 'Sri Sthanaka', with the city finding a mention in the works of Ptolemy, the Greek geographer. This city is situated at an altitude of seven metres and is surrounded by beautiful hills of Yeoor and Parsik. There are many places to visit in Thane that can be explored by leisure tourists and people touring this region during weekends. These attractions comprise of historical sites as well as modern wonders.
|Upvan Lake Night View in Thane|
Of the several lakes that are found in this region, Masunda Talao and Upvan are the ones that attract maximum visitors every day. Masunda Talao offers several facilities like water scooters and boating, which can be enjoyed by tourists visiting this place. The Sanjay Gandhi National Park located in Yeoor Hills is ideal not only for leisure tourists but also for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. Bird-watchers can also have a wonderful time in this national park. Tourists can also visit Kashi Mira, a panoramic spot located nearby. Another place amongst the Thane attractions is the Har Har Gange Fall, which is popular as the largest and biggest artificial waterfall in the country.
|Fort in Thane|
People visiting this region are always in search of some excellent hotels that would take care of their accommodation needs. There are many hotels in Thane that offer rooms or suites that are fully equipped with all the latest facilities. Some of them also have certain additional amenities that are specially designed for a pleasant and memorable stay of their guests. They can also relish some delicious cuisines in the restaurants inside the hotel. Most of these hotels are centrally located, which provide the necessary convenience to guests wanting tovisit all the attractions in this city.