Witness The Kites Flying During Makar Sankranti In Thane

The 'Makar Sankranti' festival is fast approaching and a certain section of Thane's population is excited about celebrating this occasion by flying kites. Some wonder how the tradition of kite-flying came into existence. It has its origins in 'Vasant Navratri', which is a festive period of Hindus occurring in the month of January every year.

Makar Sankranti
Saraswati, the goddess of wealth, is worshipped during this festive season. Hindus are also required to offer flowers of different colours to the Sun God during this period. As the sun shines in the sky, the Hindus of ancient times decided to fly kites of different colours, shapes, and sizes as their offering to the Sun God. Over the years, this tradition came to be known as the 'Kite Festival'. People travelling to Thane city either for business or leisure during the Makar Sankranti festival would get to witness the marvellous sights of many colourful kites dotting the city's skyline.


Happy Makar Sankranti
People visiting Thane during this festival can also get to some of the most interesting places in the city to get a feel of the festive atmosphere. A stay at one of the best hotels in Thane would give them greater convenience in visiting these places.

Upvan Lake: An Eye-Candy Among Tourists Visiting Thane

Popularly known as ‘City of Lakes’, Thane is one of the most popular cities in the Western belt of India. Thane is home to over 30 odd lakes. Some of the popular ones include Tansa Lake, Jaysagar Lake, and Devkop Lake. But, there’s one lake which is receives maximum visitors and also happens to be highly adored by visitors. This lake is popularly known as Upvan Lake. The Lake is situated in the Pokhran Area of the district of Thane, with the Yeoor Hills flanked on one side.

Upvan Lake in Thane
This lake is a common destination among teenagers of the city. They can be seen spending some chilled out moments with their best friends. The benches around this lake are primarily here for offering great view to the visitors. Upvan Lake is one of the biggest lakes in Thane. Once primary source of water for the entire Thane city, today, it is solely used for recreational purposes. The official residence of the Mayor of Thane is located adjacent to this lake.

Upvan Lake
There are many hotels and & resorts in Thane. So, on your visit to this place, you wouldn’t face difficulty in accommodation. Searching for the best hotels & resorts can definitely make your trip easier particularly if you’re travelling during peak season.