Malshej ghat in a glance :
Coordinates: 19.3406° N, 73.7746° E
Malshej ghat is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range in the Thane-Pune Road of Maharashtra. The site is nestled in the lofty rugged hills of the Western Ghats.
How to Reach Malshej Ghat:
By Air :
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at Mumbai is the closest International Airport located 3-hour drive from Malshej Ghat.
By Rail :
Kalyan Railway station is located around 85 km from Malshej Ghat. It is connected by train to many important stations like Delhi, Mumbai, and Hyderabad.
By Road :
One must prefer a bus to reach malshej ghat.
Places to visit :
Ajoba Hill Fort :
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The Hillfort is a popular place where trekking and rock climbing can be enjoyed amidst lush greenery and sceneries. Darkoba Peak nearby is also a favourite for nature lovers, rock climbing and trekking.
Harishchandragad Fort :
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The monument dates back to the 6th century and finds a home at an altitude of 1424 meters and more often than not, given its altitude finds itself marked on several trekking trails in and around the area.
Malshej falls :
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Rain, mist, fog and the cascading waterfalls amidst of woody forest together form the refreshing and fascinating Malshej falls.
Pimpalgaon Joga Dam :
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Across the plain waters of the enchanting Pushpavati river, the Pimpalgaon Joga Dam is a sprawling 5 km long structure. It is spread over a vast expanse of backwaters, which are one of the most beautiful of sights to behold in the town.
What to Eat :
Being a small gateway retreat, its options for food are very limited and almost scarce. It is advisable to carry food for one day trip to Malshej or eat at the Shabbas alongside the national highway on your way to the ghat.