Chinchani Beach – Maharashtra
Located in Maharashtra away from the hustle and bustle of Mumbai life is a scenic beach called Chinchani Beach. This picturesque beach is situated in the Palghar district. In addition, to its scenic beauty, it is also popular for possessing a pristine and tranquil filled atmosphere. Furthermore, in close proximity to this beach lies a small temple.
How to reach the Chinchani Beach
- By train:
The nearest major railway station to this beach is located in Palghar. The Palghar Railway Station is well connected to many major cities in the country.
- By road:
If you intend to drive to this beach then the ideal starting points would be Pune, Thane, Kalyan, and Navi Mumbai.
- Via Pune:
There are three routes from Pune to this beach, and they are via Mumbai-Bangalore Highway/Mumbai-Pune Highway and NH-48, via Mumbai-Bangalore Highway/Mumbai-Pune Highway/Mumbai-Pune Expressway and via NH-60.
2. Via Thane:
There are three routes from Thane to this beach, and they are via NH-48, via Bhiwandi-Wada Road, and via NH-160.
3. Via Kalyan:
There are three routes from Kalyan to this beach, and they are via NH-48, via ChinchotiAnjurPhata Road and NH-48, and via NH-48 and Boisar Road.
4. Via Navi Mumbai:
There are two routes from Navi Mumbai to this beach, and they are via NH-48 and NH-848.
- By air:
The nearest airport is located in the suburb called Ville Parle. The ChhatrapatiShivaji International Airport is connected to major cities in the country as well as to international destinations.
Climate and best time to visit Chinchani Beach
The maximum temperature at this beach during the summer season which begins in March and ends in May is about 40 degree Celsius. The rainfall received during the monsoon season which begins in June and ends in September is “heavy”. The winter season which begins in November and ends in February, on the other hand, is pleasant with the mercury even dropping to a minimum of a 10 degree Celsius. So the ideal time to visit this beach is during the winters from November to February.
Things/activities to do
Apart from its picturesque beauty and camels rides which can be truly enjoyed by tourists there are not many things/activities to do found around this beach.