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Tansa Dam, Thane Overview

Located in Thane district of Maharashtra, Tansa Dam is a large gravity dam which is used for generating water for drinking and other multipurpose activities. Popular for being one of the seven sources of drinking water supply in Mumbai, the dam is also a popular tourist spot owing to its picturesque environment and serenity. People come here in huge numbers to spend an evening amidst tranquility and also for day picnics. The dam was originally built in 1925 but over the years, the height of the dam is continuously being increased to meet the demands.

You can also carry a portable stove here and prepare a meal outdoors which you can enjoy with your friends and family. Very near to the Tansa Dam is the Tansa Lake which is an epitome of surreal beauty and boasts of utter ataraxy. Blessed with diverse flora and fauna, the dam has a rich wildlife and biodiversity. There are several touristy activities that you can try at the lake that include night camping, boating and bird spotting. Especially popular among photography enthusiasts and solitude seekers, both the dam and the lake are jointly visited by tourists.

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