Distance from Major cities..
Mumbai to Dahanu 110
Kolhapur to Dahanu370
Nagpur to Dahanu900
Ahm'bad to Dahanu 620
B'lore to Dahanu1000
Dahanu is one of the closest weekend destinations from Mumbai and trains are the easiest mode of transport from Mumbai and also Pune. By road its the NH8 that one would have to take and once on the express way the ride is quite smooth however be ready for quite a lot of traffic.
Best Route from Kolhapur to Dahanu
Kolhapur - Umbraj - Patan - Chiplun - Khed - Poladpur - Mangaon - Mumbai - Thane - Dahanu
Best Route from Mumbai to Dahanu
Mumbai - Thane - Charoli Naka - Dahanu
Best Route from Pune to Dahanu
Pune - Mumbai - Express way - Lonavala - Khopoli - Rasayani - Thane - Vasai - Dahanu
If you are traveling via Lonavala try the chikki and berries. Lonavala is also famaous for the 'misal pav' the very own maharashtrian snack!
Warli paintings originated in the adjoining tribal pockets of Dahanu. Now highly popular and commercially a successful artform Warli paintings depict social life with scenes from daily life created with rice paste.