Malshej Ghat located in
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
Nestling 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.
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.
Nearest airport is Mumbai
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.
MTDC holiday resort, and Flamingo Hill Resort