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INFORMATION ABOUT KARJAT

This region consists of those mountains which are accessed by local trains going from Mumbai CST (Mumbai VT) to Karjat. The first train to Karjat leaves Mumbai CST at 4:17am, and the last train at 12:45am. It takes 2 hours and 40 minutes to reach Karjat by a slow local. Karjat is 100km from Mumbai.

KARJAT TOURISM

    The Places of Interest in and around Karjat

  • Ulhas Valley :This valley glitters with large flowing streams of Ulhas river. It offers breathtaking sights during the monsoons, when the water falls gush through the thick greenery of the valley. There are a number of tunnels in the Ulhas valley, which helps the trains to pass through the valley.


  • Bhor Ghat :This ghat has a historical significance. It was the ancient trade route connecting the ports at Choul, Revdanda, Panvel, etc. on the Konkan coast and the hinterland on the Deccan plateau.


  • Trekking Villages :Karjat is well known for trekking because of its hideous valley routes and slopes.


  • Khandpe


  • Sandshi


  • Kondiwade


  • All the villages are well connected by State Transport bus services. All these villages are about 15km from Karjat.


  • Kondheshwar temple :This temple is located in Sandshi. The beautiful architecture of the temple makes it a favourite tourist spot.


  • Bahiri Cave :This cave is famous for trekking. Its characteristic long and strenuous streches makes it a challenging trekking adventure. However it is advised that an expert should accompany a trekking trip in this cave. This cave stands facing the Ulhas Valley at an altitude of 600m. this cave is religious for many Hindu devotees. On the day of Chaitra Purnima a fair is held in the area.


  • Nakhind :Nakhind is a hill, that stands at an altitude of 704m high.This hill is marked by the flawless view of the ghats.


  • Chanderi :This magnificient massif stands at a height of 790m . Chanderi is joined to a group of “four pinnacles” called Mhasmal. A cave at the base of Chanderi is famous for one-day trekking.


  • Peth :An interesting conical hill, Peth offers a spectacular view of a thumb like pinnacle. The pinnacle is a fort, and is known as Kotligad. Peth oofers breathtaking views of the Konkan Country side, Western Ghats and Matheran Ranges.


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