Monsoon Picnic Spot Near Pune Malshej Ghat
As the monsoon sets in number of picnic spots near Pune wear the most refreshing look.Look around everywhere and you find the dark greenish mountains, heavily laden with rains and dark clouds hovering around. This is the special season for nature lovers, tourists who love rains and the weekend travelers. They plan adventure tours around Pune.Families set out on special rainy season picnics, to different locations like Mahableshwar, Lonavala, Khandala, Bhimashankar shrine and Malshej Ghat.
Malshej Ghat is one of the most exotic destination near Pune. Especially during the rainy season, this place attracts thousands of tourists and nature lovers who seek to have weekend trip or one day picnic.This place is one of the most picturesque mountain pass in the Western ghats.Lofty rugged hills wearing new refreshing greenery, gushing waterfalls and clouds descending down offer the most scenic view at Malshej Ghat.
Malshej Ghat is rich in biodiversity with amazing varieties of wildlife species and birds like qualils, rails crakes, flamingos and cuckoos.Small wonder then, nature lovers throng at this beautiful place for weekend picnic. Malshej Ghat is situated on the borders of Thane and Abmednagar districts. It is just 130 kms. away from Pune and 154 Kms. from Mumbai.
Nature has bestowed special beauty to this place. Exceedingly beautiful valleys with winds whirling around give thrilling experience the view from behind the MTDC resort is most jaw dropping. Tourists can have good accommodation facilities for at MTDC resort and other excellent family resorts. This most adored picnic spot is also famous for dark woods and wild life which includes tigers, leopards, rabbits and peacocks etc. From Malshej Ghat, tourists can also arrange visits to number of picnic spots like Khireshwar village, which is 2-3 kms. away and further can find access to famous Harischandragad. Heavy rains during the Monsoon give rise to number of breathtaking waterfalls.Other famous places around are the famous Shivneri fort, the birthplace of Great Marathi king Chh. Shivaji, Pimpalgaon Joga Dam and Malshej falls.
So, plan weekend trip or one day picnic to Malshej Ghat, experience most exciting monsoon adventures and family picnic experience at this awesome place.This enthralling location also beckons thousands of trekking enthusiasts, who seek to have reprieve from hectic city life.