Malshej Ghat is just a 126 km drive from Mumbai.
YJHD's Bunny is witness to the fact that a trip to a hill station can be completely life-changing. With an immense number of waterfalls, mountains and breathtaking flora and fauna, a road trip to Malshej Ghat is exactly what you need to find your 'Eat Pray Love' moments on a budget! Located around 126 km from Mumbai, Malshej Ghat is a trekkers paradise and is especially known for the awe-inspiring sight it provides of flamingos against the backdrop of greenery. Nestled in Maharasthra's magnificent Western Ghats, this locale will make your weekend all about beer and skittles.
A paradise for pahad lovers
As lovers of nature and pahad, Malshej Ghat is the ideal spot for your creative mind to expand and catch new ideas, like Kohli catches the ball! From hiking at the Harishchandragad Fort and the Ajooba Hill Fort to visiting the illustrious temples here belonging to the 16th century, you can never run out of things to do at this beauteous site.
If you're an avifauna lover, the Pimpalgaon Joga Dam is where you have to be to behold the divine sight of the umpteen variety of birds that are found here! Shivneri Fort, famously the birthplace of Chatrapati Shivaji, the founder of the Maratha empire, is also not very far away from Malshej Ghat. The legends and folklore attached to most of these temples and forts will make your journey to this bewitching setting seem totally worth it!
The harmonious waterfalls here make Malshej Ghat seem heavenly during monsoons, which is the best time to pick up this tour. You will find fog, mist and rain covering the valleys, making the scenery look straight out of a postcard! So chalk out a plan and head out with your travel buddies to soak in the panoramic view from the peak of Taramati because if there is any place that can soothe all your senses and give you a braingasm at the same time, it is Malshej Ghat.