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Visit Sonale

You are welcome to visit Sonale and QUEST's Resource Centre.

Directions from Mumbai:

Sonale is about 140 KM from Mumbai and about 75 KM from Thane. There is no direct bus service from Mumbai / Thane to Sonale. 

From Thane Station, you may take a bus to Wada. At Wada S.T. Stand, please enquire for the bus to Sonale, but these buses are not frequent. From Wada, there is also a share-a-jeep service to reach Sonale. Sonale is about 12 KM from Wada. The ST bus or share-jeep will drop you at New English School, Sonale. From there, you will have to walk for about 5 minutes to reach the QUEST campus.

Another route to visit to Sonale is from Borivali, Mumbai. From Borivali you can take a bus to Bhiwandi, from Bhiwandi you will get a Bus for Wada and from Wada you can reach to Sonale by bus or a private jeep service. Frequency of buses from Borivali to Bhiwandi and from Bhiwandi to Wada is quite good. 

If you are coming by private car, you can take the Mumbai-Ahmedabad (NH8) Highway and reach up to Manor Naka (about 90 KM). While coming from Mumbai, you will see a flyover at Manor Naka. You need to take a right turn under the flyover to reach Wada (About 30KM). After passing through Wada Town, after about 2 KM, you will see a board on the right showing the way to Sonale which is about 10 KM from that right turn.

Directions from Nashik:

1. From Nashik, drive on Mumbai-Agra road (NH3)  towards Mumbai. Reach village Khardi (around 77 KM From Nashik). You would see Hotel Citizen on your left hand side. Do not take the flyover after Citizen Hotel.  Drive on the side road and take right to cross the highway under the flyover.

2. Enter Khardi village and drive for half a Kilometer, take right going towards Vaitarana Dam. Drive around 18 KM till you reach village Tembha. Take a left from Tembha.  You would see a forest chowki on the right hand side. Drive straight for about 3 KMs 
3. You would see Village Balavandi written on your left hand side. Drive straight for 500 meters and take a right going towards Belvad/ Wada where you would see a milestone for Tansa Abhayaranya.
4. Drive for 6 KM. Cross Sonale Khurda and reach Sonale Budruk. Take a right towards QUEST at New Engilsh School, Sonale.     

Here is the Google Map to reach to Quest Project Site from Mumbai & Nashik:

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