Mandwa is a peaceful town situated the district of Jhunjhunu in the state of Maharashtra. Mandwa is easily accessible from Mumbai, which is the main reason behind its popularity. It is renowned for its green surroundings and cottages scattered across the region. The town of Mandwa is connected to all nearby locations by several roadways.  

There are several ancient Havelis in Mandwa like Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Goenka Double Haveli, Murmuria Haveli, Jhunjhunwala Haveli, Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli and Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli. Located just opposite to the Goenka Haveli is the Thakurji Temple, which is an ancient temple.  

The climate of Mandwa remains wet throughout the year with heavy rainfall in the monsoons. There are three basic seasons of Mandwa – summer, winter and monsoon. The best time to visit Mandwa is in the winters, during the months of November to February when the average temperature ranges between 33o Celsius to a minimum of 12o Celsius.  

Travel Tips

Travel to this area during the winter and summer months as the weather is perfect during that time.


15C – 32C

When to visit

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • July
  • Aug
  • Sept
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
sprinkles Hot
  • 37° Max
  • 32° Min
  • 3.2 mm
Things to do

The popular attractions located here include Kihim beach, which is visited by bird watchers. There are a number of Buddhist caves as well as ancient churches and temples located near Mandwa in Chaul. The other places of interest here include Kolaba Fort, which houses ancient art such as wall paintings and scriptures like that of Lord Krishna with cows.  

Getting Around

The best way to get around the area is by auto rickshaws, buses, taxis and hired cars.

Places to Stay

How to Reach

  • The Mumbai airport is the nearest airport in the region
  • The nearest train station is in Panvel, which is connected to major locations in India like New Delhi, Margao, Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
  • There are bus services from Mumbai towards Mandwa. Mandwa is connected to nearby locations by bus including Mumbai, Alibaug, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Lonavala, Matheran, Shirdi and Aurangabad.

Surrounding Attractions

A tourist can plan a tent holiday nearby at Kihim. The place has a lot to offer: woods brimming with wild flowers and rare butterflies and birds. Places worth visiting include

 Kolaba Fort, just a furlong away from the shore. Around 15 kms from Alibag is Chaul, an historic place with Portuguese ruins and Buddhist caves.

Emergency No.

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