Thane is the mix delight offering the fun and entertainment of the cities as well as the calm of the country side at some of its serene locations. If you are visiting places like Yeoor or Upavan then you will think that you are in a remote location away from the cities. Visitors coming from outside can’t even imagine that a city in the neighborhood of Mumbai is having such a great potential. Around thirty five lakes in the city add to its uniqueness.
|Masunda Lake (Talaopali) in Thane|
Masunda Lake located in the midst of the city welcomes the visitors with its serene look and attractive surroundings decorated with colorful illuminations and bordered by an auditorium standing on its banks. Boating facilities available here give you a chance to explore the beauty of the lake as well as its surroundings. If you are with your family then you can join the boat with engine, which will take you for a splendid round around the island. Other popular lakes of Thane can be listed as Chendani Koliwada Lake, Pachpakhadi lake, Makhmali Lake, Raila Devi Lake, Upvan Lake and Kausa Lake. A few of these lakes offer boating service in Thane. Upvan Lake which was previously popular as Pokhran Lake is a huge area located on the junction of phokhran number I and pokhran number II. This is supposed to be one of the largest lakes in Thane. Area surrounding the lake is well known as lover’s paradise, which is good for strolling. During evenings lake side becomes colorful with crowds, which are coming here for relaxation amidst natural surroundings of the lake.
|Fort in Thane|
After enjoying a splendid boating experience in this lake plenty of food corners near the lake provide variety of crunchy food. If you are arriving here in January then you can visit the Art festival which is organized in the vicinity of Upavan Lake. The lake looks like paradise during the event due to exclusive lighting arrangements. The city becomes colorful during night when the malls and hotels in Thane are bustling with visitors.