Jawhar is a popular cityand monsoon hill destination locatedwithin Palghardistrict, falling in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The princely state of Jawhar was established in the year 1343m and soon it became the part of Bombay Presidency in times of imperial rule. Jawhar is known for its charming setting and ananimatedtraditional heritage. It is popular as the 'Mahabaleshwar' of Thane district. The hill station with its rich tribal culture is known for its livelyWarlipaintings, which are true characteristic landmark. Jawhar has plentiful waterfalls situated around, and its closeness to towns like Mumbai, Nashik, Vapi, Valsad and Surat makes it quite aspiring local monsoon getaway."
Nearest airport is Mumbai, 140 kilometers away. Taxis are available for all onward destinations.
Nearest railhead is Igatpuri, 61 kilometers on the Central Railway. Even Dahanu Road on the Western Railway is 65 kilometers away. But locals say Nashik is the most convenient with plenty of transport options for travelers.
Buses, Taxis regularly run between Jawhar and Mumbai, Nashik and Thane.
Summer temperatures soar slightly above normal but if you can withstand, you can visit Jawhar all through the year. Winters are mildly cold and pleasant.
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Jawhar is popular for Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi and Diwali. These festivals are celebrated with immense richness, fervor and enthusiasm by the locals as well as tourists.
Jawhar has several local markets, where you can find all articles of utilities. You can also shop for various food products and other items. Visit to the local shops around offers you with handicrafts.
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