Ganeshpuri Hot Water spring is in the Bhiwandi taluka of Thane district in Maharashtra State, India. The place is famous for its natural hot springs. These springs have been developed as Kunda (tanks) and they have importance from the religious point of view amongst Hindus. It is believedthat the water cures skin diseases and visitors take bath in it for the same.
Bhiwandi Taluka, Thane District, Maharashtra, India.
It is believed that these hot water springs were developed by Swami Nityananda baba when he arrived here from Vajreshwari in the year 1936. After discovering these springs and their characteristics he developed them and spread awareness amongst the villagers about it and its sacredness. People from various parts of the state visit here to experience this wizard of the nature.
This hot water spring is situated in the bed of the River Tansa. The temperature of the water is 52 degrees Celsius. Some hot springs bubble up in spherical holes melted out of the black volcanic rock there; this is the reason for the hot water spring in Ganeshpuri.
The prominent weather in the region is rainfall, the Konkan belt experiences High Rainfall (ranges around 2500 mm to 4500 mm), and the climate remains Humid and warm. The temperature reaches up to 30 degrees Celsius during this season.
Summers are hot and humid, and the temperature touches 40 degrees Celsius.
Winters have a comparatively milder climate (around 28 degrees Celsius), and the weather remains Cool and Dry.
Things to do
One can take a hot bath in the spring. The hot water springs are said to be with healing powers to cure many diseases, as said by local people. This is a place worth visiting, especially for a one- or two-day picnic during monsoon. This place also has many ashrams and other religious temples. It is worth a visit for the religious person.
Nearest tourist places
- Vajreshawari Temple: The distance between Ganeshpuri hot spring and Vajreshawari temple is 3.1 KM. The Shree Vajreshawari Yogini Devi Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Vajreshawari. The temple has attracted many tourists from the adjacent areas.
- Resorts and amusement parks: Within the proximity, there are several resorts and amusement parks that are good weekend getaways.
Special food speciality and hotel
Ganeshpuri is well connected via highways and has many restaurants and dhabas serving a variety of cuisines including Agri, Koli, and Maharashtrian etc.
Accommodation facilities nearby & Hotel/ Hospital/Post Office/Police station
Various hotels and resorts are available near Ganeshpuri.
Nearest hospital is located at 21 KM.
Nearest Post offices is located at 2.6 KM
Nearest Police station are available at 180 mts.
Visiting Rule and Time, Best month to visit
The best time to visit Ganeshpuri Hot water springs is in themonsoon and winter season, i.e. from June to February.
Language spoken in area
English, Hindi and Marathi.