A day tour to Dahanu village from Mumbai is quite interesting and unique. Dahanu is a beach town which is 143 kms from Mumbai. Dahanu is on the border of Maharashtra and Gujarat. Dahanu has a well-connected railway station.
Today the small village of Dahanu has caught the fancy of tourists because of agri-tourism. There are several farmhouses that offer guided tours of their farms. Along with chickoo (which is the main crop here) you can also see farms of other fruits and vegetables. There are 1 day packages and 2 days 1 night packages available at these farmhouses.
Apart from visiting the farms, people can also take part in rural activities such as basket weaving, coconut peeling, mat weaving and Warli painting.
In Dahanu, you can also visit the tranquil Dahanu beach, 400 year old Dahanu Fort, Depchari Dam and Reservoir and Asavli Dam which has a beautiful lake. The Bahrot Caves which are 1500 ft in height and 20 kms from Dahanu. The caves can be reached by a 4 km trek from Gholvad town. The caves have many small and big water cisterns. They were very important for the Zoroastrians because one of the cisterns safeguarded their holy fire.