MALSHEJGHAT

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Location: Pune, Maharashtra
Significance: Ideal Getaway For Adventurer, Hikers, Trekkers And Nature Lovers
Main Attraction: Shivneri Fort And The Flamingoes
Best Time To Visit: Through Out The Year

Malshej Ghat located in Pune is a special attraction for trekkers, hikers, adventurers, and nature lovers. Malshej Ghat stands 700m high in the mountains. The characteristic beauty of the wooded countryside and its exquisite bird and animal life, the rugged mountains holding historic forts, high-plateau forest houses, resorts and sanctuaries and the most venerated rivers brings liveliness to this land.

Malshejghat in Pune - MaharashtraNestling in the Western Ghats, the Flamingo Hill Resort and sanctuary attracts trekkers and mini-adventure tourists like magnet. The beauty of the resort lies in its forested environs and monsoon lakes where orange and white flamingos make their abode in monsoon every year. The Flamingo Hill Resort is surrounded by misty hills, placid monsoon lakes and cool, fragrant forests.

For the hikers, trekkers, and history lovers, the journey to Shivenri Fort, the birthplace of Raja Shivaji, is memorable. This unusual hill has Buddhist caves dating to the 3rd century and is surmounted by an important historic fort - Harishchandraghadh situated at an altitude of almost 1,424 metres is interesting to climb. Those interested in religious journey can travel to Ozar and Lenyadri, two Ganesh temples honoured by all devotees. There is a centuries old shrine of Shiva - Bhimashankar, which is set at the origin of the river Bhima. All these temples are at a close distance.

Best Time To Visit

Malshej Ghat is the only hill station where tourists can see the wonder of all the seasons of the year within the span of a single day. The dense green valleys hundreds of cascading waterfalls & fog-smothered massiffs offer tourists a quick getaway from the stress of city life.

HOW TO GET THERE

Malshejghat in Pune - MaharashtraAir: Nearest airport is Mumbai at 154-km.

Rail: Nearest railway station is Kalyan.

Road: Mumbai to Malshej Ghat, via Murbad is 154-km Pune to Malshej Ghat via Alephata, is 164-km and from Alephata to Malshej Ghat it is 39-kms.

WHERE TO STAY:

MTDC holiday resort, and Flamingo Hill Resort



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