Timing: 2 days - 1 night
About the Malshej Ghat Trek:
Embark on an adventurous Malshej Ghat Trek that takes you to the serene and picturesque terrains of the Harishchandragad valley. This expedition would let you grasp some real adventure and fun that would surely take a place in the cherished memories of your travel book.
The Malshej Ghat Trek begins when you get comfortable picked up by a private bus from Dadar and you proceed towards reaching the village Kireshwar from where you would start your trekking activity. Traverse through the stunning views of endless paddy fields and lush green landscapes that would be so exotic for you to witness.
On availing the Malshej Ghat Trek, you would find great adventure on resting in a cave and camping for a night. Besides, you also get to grab delicious meals throughout the trekking session. The support of an experienced guide is also added to ensure maximum safety and convenience.
Suitable for: All age groups, friends and family
How to reach?
Choose a convenient pickup location in Dadar and you can reach the spot by private or public transportation.
Pregnant women are not advised to take the tour.
Pickup time- 10 PM
Pickup and drop Location: Shivaji Nagar, Pune
This Bhairavgad Trek is going to be your once in a lifetime experience as you will be taking the adventure to the next level. Traveling along the Malshej Ghat road, you will be noticing a sharp pinnacle of Bhairavgad which is separated from the main range. The top offers a great view of Malshej Ghats, NaneGhat, Jivdhan and many prominent peaks like Ajoba and Harishchandragad. There are many Bhairavgad Forts at different places in Maharashtra, but the Bhairavgad of Moroshi village in Malshej Ghat is the most challenging of them all!
This Bhairavgad Trek package includes the pickup and drop facility from Shivaji Nagar, Pune in a shared vehicle. Be the part of this breath-taking trek under the guidance of professional guides throughout. Treat your hunger with the breakfast and lunch that is included in the package as well.
Enjoy At Malshej Waterfalls
Gear up to be enchanted with the views of this roaring waterfall amidst a thick green forest in Malshej. A purely refreshing sight to behold, Malshej Waterfalls is a spot to admire the pristine beauty of nature.
Many tourists flock to this place to enjoy this cascading beauty and enjoy a picnic. If you are wondering what to do in Malshej Ghat to forget the worries of life, then a trip to this waterfall is highly recommended. Covering the landscape in a blanket of mist, this excellent tourist spot offers a surreal getaway for everyone.
Location: Malshej Waterfalls, Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra.
What to Expect:
Night stay in Tents under stars
Authentic local food
Panoramic View Of Nature Around
You will experience nature at its best here. Going through the lush green forest will let you witness the exotic wildlife of Pune. Also, if you are an adventure junkie, then you can go for trekking to the beautiful vantage point at your own.
About the Activity:
- Nane Ghat Pass towers at a height of about 2724ft and is a very well known façade that can be seen from anywhere in Konkan.
- The pass provides a stunning view of the Sahyadris and dates back to almost 1st Century BC.
- The trek begins as you depart from Dadar to go towards Tokavde.
- Explore the caves and after lunch head back to Mumbai at 04.30 PM by Sumo or Bus.
A delight for trekkers, rock climbing is one of the most adventurous things to do in Malshej. One can enjoy this pulse racing activity In Ajoba Hill Fort when they are vacationing in Malshej Ghat. Passing through the lush green landscapes amidst the beautiful weather offer a fantastic getaway for everyone.
Even if you are a beginner, you can enjoy this activity and have fun with your friends and family. Moreover, it is a marvelous escape to witness the breathtaking landscapes comprising lush green valleys.
Location: Ajoba Fort, Shahapur Taluk, Maharashtra.
If adventure is your calling then Waterfall Rappelling at Malshej Ghat is certainly an activity that you must embark on to replenish the adrenaline flows! A mountain pass nestled in the Western Ghats, it is located along the way from Pune to Ahmednagar. The Malshej Ghat is a stunning abode of natural beauty and sights that will soothe you and excite you at the same time.
During the months of Monsoons, the region especially decks up with the cascading falls and greens that can fill every colour palette. Right from the time you depart Mumbai/ Pune, the drive is scenic and pleasant. The trek begins as Khubi Village along the flows of a waterfall that thunders down the edge of the rocky face of the Sahyadri Ranges. The rappelling activity is carried out in the presence of trained experts who will be with you every step of the way.
The formidable hill has attracted trekkers from all over the country to enjoy a day of trekking upon the hills!
On one half of the hill is the Valmiki Ashram and a small water stream provides the trekkers with pure and clean water to enjoy! You can join the group of excited adventurers on this trek and report to Asangaon railway station at 07:30 AM with your bags at the ready.
A one day trek to Ajoba hills is enough to leave you falling in love with the hills and the scenery around!
After a 15 minutes group introduction and orientation, you can indulge in a good breakfast before heading out to reach the base village by bus or jeep by 08:15 AM.
You will be expected to reach the base village around 09:15 AM and you can start the trek around 09:30 AM. By 12:30 PM, you will reach the Valmiki Ashram and dine in some good lunch at the Ashram itself! Around 02:30 PM, you can begin your descend from the Ajoba hills, and by 05:30 PM, you will be expected to reach the base village and travel to Asangaon by bus/jeep.
The group will be expected to disperse around 07:00 PM at Asangaon railway station.
Bird Watching at Pimpalgaon Joga Dam
Located in the backdrop of Pushpavati River, Pimpalgaon Joga Dam is one of the best places for bird watchers. Here, you can spot a number of winged creatures of many different species like people-moorhen, pitta, alpine swift, whistling thrush, green pigeon, quail and pied crested cuckoo.
It is a famous tourist spot where you will be left spellbound with the views of undulating hills of Malshej Ghat. Many migratory birds flock here which makes this activity one of the most interesting things to do in Malshej Ghat.
Location: Pimpalgaon Joga Dam, Junnar District, Pune, Maharashtra.