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, Maharashtra

(Khodala is also known as Kodala)
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Fast Facts
State: Maharashtra
District: Thane
Famous for/as: Trekking
Languages: Marathi, Hindi
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 23-37°C, Winter 16-30°C
Altitude: 73 m
STD code: 02529
Khodala, a fascinating village with a quiet and calm ambiance, is located at an altitude of 1800 feet in the Thane district of Maharashtra. This is a dense woody place in a hilly environment and is really an amazing picnic spot to roam in. Khodala still upholds the traditional values and rituals of its own. Blessed with rocky terrain and marvelous environment, Khodala gives an unusual feeling of being out in the wilderness.

Though Khodala situates near to Mumbai, it is a less explored holiday spot. A traditional tribal village, inhabited mostly by tribal population, untouched by modernity gives a clear picture of the rural Indian culture. The attire of the tribal people needs a special mention. Tribal dance and music celebrated through out the night in special occasions is a major attraction to any of the tourists. Animal sacrifice which date back to the vedic ages is still practiced by the aborigines of this rustic village.

A visit to Khodala offers a wonderful experience of adventurous sports like trekking, mountain biking, waterfall rappelling. The Amala wildlife sanctuary that houses an array of rare reptiles and other species of the animal kingdom is a fabulous place for a stopover. The thick forest around Khodala is a haven of beautiful birds. One can even spot a fabulous tiger in this amazing wilderness.

Other major attractions in Khodala include Vaitarana lake, Tringalwadi fort, and the Igatpuri-Kasara ghats. Khodala with all its natural treasures is an exciting place to explore the serene beauty of nature. An amazing hilltop surrounded by magnificent topography, Khodala is a recommended place for those tourists who needs recoil from the tiresome busy city life.
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