Tungareshwar trek

Tungareshwar wildlife sanctuary is a high endurance trek near Mumbai (Vasai). In this post I would like to describe the details of the tungareshwar forest trek. The trek is about 18 km long, which can be conveniently divided into 3 parts. The first part of the trek is till the Shiva temple (4 km), the […]

Tungareshwar Temple and Waterfall near Vasai

Tungareshwar temple is the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, which is situated in the midst of the Tungareshwar hills, besides the Tungareshwar river which has numerous waterfalls in the months of monsoon. It’s a wonderful place to be in during the rainy season (June-September). Tungareshwar hills (Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary) have been declared a protected area […]

Hot Water Springs near Mumbai, Ganeshpuri and Vajreshwari

The twin religious towns of Ganeshpuri and Vajreshwari make for good outing for a day near Mumbai where one can also enjoy hot water springs. These towns are located a km apart from each other and 30 kms by road from Vasai. Vasai is well connected to Mumbai by subarban trains. To reach the the […]

Chinchoti waterfall trek near Vasai/Naigaon, Mumbai

Chinchoti waterfall near Vasai/Naigaon(east), is a boon to trekker in the monsoon months. It is located at about 90 mins trek(6/7 km) from┬áchinchoti phata on western express highway. There is a couple of km of road leading up to the foothills, from where one can start if you have your own vehicle. The trek is […]

2nd Vasai Virar Mayor’s Marathon 2012 half-marathon experience

Last Sunday i.e on 14th October 2012, I participated in my first national event of any kind, which happened to be a half marathon organized by Vasai Virar Muncipal Corporation VVMC. I was able to complete the distance in time of 2:53:14. Considering that I was injured even before the race has started and also […]