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"The Gem of Western Ghats"

Tamhini Ghat Tourism

Located at a distance of 40 kms from Pune, at the crest of Western Ghats, between the villages of Mulshi and Tamhini in the state of Maharashtra, Tamhini Ghat is a gorgeous mountain pass that is lately gaining a lot of popularity among the Punekars and even the Mumbaikars. 

The mountain pass is known for its sweeping panoramic vistas and is mostly popular for the picturesque long drives that the road offers. Besides, the place boasts of beautiful cascading waterfalls, scenic lakes and emerald green woods. The place is a pristine escape which looks especially enticing during the monsoons when it sways with greenery and looks imposingly surreal.

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Places of Attraction in Tamhini Ghat

1. Tamhini Waterfalls

The most popular attraction of Tamhini Ghat is the enchanting Tamhini Waterfalls. Also known as the Valse, these waterfalls cascade down a significant height and form a pool at the base. Other than trekking, sightseeing and picnicking, tourists also enjoy swimming in the water or simply an occasional dip.

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2. Mulshi Dam

Mulshi Dam Backwaters is not only the most pristine destination near Tamhini Ghat but is also known for its thrilling river rafting experiences. Aside from that, the place is a popular picnic spot and also offers mesmerising spots for sightseeing.

3. Mulshi Lake

Mulshi Lake is the gorgeous pool of water formed beneath the Mulshi reservoir. It is a tranquil spot where you can sit with a basket of food to enjoy the beautiful bounteous nature. You can also enjoy boating at the spot.

4. Andharban Trail Point

Andharban is one of the many vantage points located at the spot. There is a proper trail leading to the spot where you can find many fellow adventure enthusiasts. The route is a popular hiking trail which offers sweeping vistas of the surroundings, and will also take you through many quaint streams and gliding waterfalls.

How to Reach

Tamhini Ghat can ideally be explored in a private vehicle. From Pune, drive ahead of the Pirangut village and take the road to Mulshi Lake. After about 20 kms, you will spot the Mulshi Lake. The Tamhini Ghat Road starts from here and extends upto the Orchard Café in Sanaswadi. In case you are driving from Mumbai, you need to take the Rasayani – Imagica Theme Park – Pali –Vile route. This will lead you to the Mulshi lake and the Tamhini Ghat road.

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What is the best time to visit Tamhini ghat?

Even though the Ghat stays green and beautiful all through the year and can be visited anytime, it is most ideal to visit the ghat during the monsoons. Between the months of July and September, the region is lit up in a green hue, the lakes and waterfalls gurgle with silvery water and the entire place looks like a dream.
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What are the places near Tamhini ghat?

The top places near to Tamhini ghat are Lonavala which is 30 km from Tamhini ghat, Lavasa which is located 9 km from Tamhini ghat, Kamshet which is located 33 km from Tamhini ghat, Khandala which is located 32 km from Tamhini ghat, Pune which is located 42 km from Tamhini ghat

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