Laying between the Thane and Ahmednagar Districts in
Maharashtra, Malshej Ghat situates itself sleepily in the dense and thickly
wooded slopes of the Western Ghats. An
outstanding example of picnic places near Mumbai, it is also amongst the most
well-known trekking spots in the state, especially during monsoons. The
Harishchandragad, Shivenri Fort, Ajoba Hill are all located within the confines
of these mountain passes. As the monsoon approaches, the entire area overflows
with waterfalls and overgrown meadows all of which give an unearthly beauty to
Incredible views of the valleys beneath are the best
sight of these Ghats where one can appreciate the untouched beauty of nature
and its many blessings. Malshej Ghat is also famous for the virgin waterfalls
that appear in the rains as well a stunning and varied rage of bird, animal and
plant life that is native to the region.
Thrillophilia Recommended Tours of Malshej Ghat
1) Trek to Gorakhgad, Malshej : Strap on your trekking shoes and head for an exciting trek to Gorakhgad with your adventure buddies! Gorakhgad is a fort that can be traversed easily in a day from Mumbai. Though this fort is not famous for any historical events, Gorakhgad attracts trekkers due to its inviting pinnacles, which offer excellent opportunities for rock-climbing.
2) Trek to Harishchandragad, MalshejGhat : Harishchandragad a hill fort in the Ahmednagar district of India is located at a soaring height of around 1423m. Apart from its rugged outlook and historical presence this fort is also appeal in various other ways: the thrilling trek to the top, ancient caves and the mind-blowing views from Konkan Kada are just to name a few.