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view of the tamhini ghat valley during a misty day

Tamhini, Maharashtra, India

Tamhini Ghat

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Mesmerizing Beauty

Located in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, Tamhini Ghat is a breathtaking mountain pass that offers a mesmerizing blend of natural beauty, lush greenery, and cascading waterfalls. This scenic ghat (mountain pass) is situated in the Pune district and serves as a popular destination for nature enthusiasts, trekkers, and weekend travelers.

It is nestled in the Sahyadri mountain range and is known for its dense forests, pristine rivers, and picturesque landscapes. It's especially renowned during the monsoon season when the entire region comes alive with lush greenery and gushing waterfalls. The drive through Tamhini Ghat during this time is a surreal experience as the road winds through misty valleys and verdant hills.

tamhini ghat waterfall in its full force during monsoon

Treks to nearby forts like Sudhagad and Sarasgad are quite popular, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. The moderate climate and rich biodiversity make it a perfect destination for those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

The ghat region is also home to a variety of flora and fauna, with a range of bird species making it a birdwatcher's paradise. The lush vegetation and tranquil environment create an ideal habitat for both native and migratory birds.

Scenic Route

The drive through Tamhini Ghat is an adventure in itself, as it involves navigating winding roads and steep inclines. The scenic route offers breathtaking views of the Western Ghats and the numerous waterfalls that dot the landscape.

view of the tamhini ghat valley during a misty day

Travelers often stop at viewpoints to capture the beauty of the ghat on camera or simply to soak in the natural serenity. Overall, Tamhini Ghat is a nature lover's paradise and a hidden gem in Maharashtra.

Getting There

location_cityState & Capital - Mumbai, Maharashtra

flightPune Airport - 61 Kilometers

directions_carPune - 53 Kilometers via NH 753F

trainPune Railway Station - 53 Kilometers

small tamhini ghat waterfall gushing down

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