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Karjat: Where Nature Unveils Its Splendor


Karjat Overview

Karjat, a small yet enchanting town nestled in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. Known for its breathtaking natural beauty and serene landscapes, Karjat offers a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. With its lush green valleys, majestic waterfalls, ancient caves, and picturesque mountains, this charming town has something to offer for every nature lover and adventure enthusiast. In this article, we will take a closer look at some of the must-visit places in Karjat.

Kondana Caves:- 

If you are an avid history buff, the Kondana Caves should be at the top of your list. One of the main attractions in Karjat, the Kondana Caves, showcases the rich cultural heritage of the region. These ancient Buddhist caves date back to the 1st century BC and are carved out of a single rock formation. The caves are adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures, depicting various Buddhist deities and motifs. The intricate rock-cut architecture and the serene environment make it an ideal spot for history buffs and nature lovers.

Bhivpuri Waterfalls:- 

Karjat is blessed with numerous waterfalls, and Bhivpuri Waterfalls is a popular one among them. Located amidst dense forests, the cascading waterfalls offer a mesmerizing sight and a refreshing experience. The finest time to travel is during the monsoon when the water is flowing freely. You may take a relaxing bath beneath the waterfall or just relax by the rocks and take in the peace and quiet of nature. The journey to the waterfalls is an adventure in and of itself, with stunning views of the surrounding valleys provided by excellent pathways.

Ulhas Valley:- 

The Ulhas Valley is a great place to get a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. Ulhas Valley, a haven for hikers and environment lovers, provides a welcome respite from the rush and bustle of city life. This valley is a photographer's and nature lover's dream, with stunning views of the Sahyadri mountain range and the meandering Ulhas River. The Ulhas River flows through the valley, which is surrounded by beautiful scenery and abundant vegetation. Trekking through the valley allows you to discover Karjat's hidden treasures and experience nature's tranquil beauty up close. The greatest way to appreciate the valley's beauty is to wander along its twisting pathways, immersing oneself in its tranquility.

Peth Fort:- 

Peth Fort is a must-see for adventurers and history buffs alike. This fort, located 1,300 feet above sea level, provides a spectacular perspective of the Sahyadri range and the surrounding landscape. This fort, which was constructed during the Maratha Empire's rule, was once a vital military station. The journey to Peth Fort is thrilling, with its rugged landscape and steep inclines. The stunning sunset view from the fort is a sight to behold. Once you reach the top, you will be rewarded with panoramic views and a sense of accomplishment.

Karjat River Rafting:- 

If you are craving some adrenaline rush, Karjat offers thrilling river rafting experiences. For adventure enthusiasts, Karjat offers an exciting river rafting experience in the gushing waters of the Ulhas River. The Ulhas River, flowing through Karjat, provides an ideal setting for this adventure activity. The monsoon season is the best time to indulge in this thrilling activity when the river is in full flow. The rapids offer an exhilarating experience for both beginners and experienced rafters. Trained instructors ensure your safety while navigating the rapids, making it a memorable and adrenaline-pumping experience. Surrounded by lush greenery and scenic landscapes, river rafting in Karjat is an adventure that should not be missed.

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What is the best time to visit Karjat?

The best time to visit Karjat is during the monsoon season, from June to September, when the region is lush green and the waterfalls are at their peak. However, Karjat can be visited throughout the year, except for the scorching summer months of April and May.


Are there accommodation options available in Karjat?

Yes, Karjat offers a range of accommodation options to suit various budgets. You can find resorts, hotels, guesthouses, and homestays in and around Karjat, offering comfortable and pleasant stays.

How far is Karjat from Mumbai and Pune?

Karjat is approximately 62 kilometers away from Mumbai and around 102 kilometers from Pune.

What are the popular adventure activities to do in Karjat?

Karjat offers several adventure activities such as river rafting in the Ulhas River, trekking to forts like Kothaligad and Peth, rappelling, rock climbing, and camping. These activities attract adventure enthusiasts from all over.

Are there any historical sites or caves to explore in Karjat?

Yes, Karjat is known for its ancient caves and historical sites. The Kondana Caves, Kondhane Caves, and the Peth Fort are popular attractions for history and archaeology enthusiasts.

Are there any wildlife sanctuaries or nature reserves near Karjat?

Yes, the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary is located near Karjat and offers a chance to explore the region's biodiversity. It is home to various species of flora and fauna, including the Indian giant squirrel.

Are there any famous film studios or shooting locations in Karjat?

Yes, Karjat is known for its film studios. ND Studio is one of the prominent ones and has been a shooting location for many Bollywood movies. Guided tours are available for visitors to get a glimpse of the filmmaking process.

Karjat Tours Reviews


Kiran Tripathi

Wonderful Experience

Ashane Waterfall Trek is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the whole of Maharashtra. we enjoyed the beauty of nature. Great recommended.

Ashane Waterfall Trek

Avdhut Shingre

Good experience

It was an easy and adventurous trek. the guide took care of everything during the trek. And the food was also amazing. Great trekking.

Ashane Waterfall Trek

Ajay Vishwakarma


The location was really very beautiful and the weather was also good that day. Ashane Waterfall Trek is a very famous place for trekking and its beauty. Overall the trip was mind-blowing.

Ashane Waterfall Trek


Wonderful Place

The stay was very amazing and the food was also nice, the guide was very friendly with us, the mountains are looking very beautiful, and the trekking was memorable.

Ashane Waterfall Trek

Vijay Solanki

Wonderful Place

Excellent experience!! the Waterfall was very beautiful and I and my friends enjoyed in water at theirs. It was are really amazing trip for us.

Ashane Waterfall Trek

Agneya Chaturvedi

perfect trip

Panoramic Resort is situated in a very beautiful location and the facilities are mind-blowing, thank you banbanjara for making the trip awesome.

Panoramic Resort Karnala

Girika Prajapat

amazing trip

All the activities are literally awesome and the swimming pool was clean and large and the staff was also nice. Highly recommended.

Panoramic Resort Karnala


amazing ND’s films world tour

I am a Bollywood fan and I had an amazing experience in Mumbai with Banbanjara. The ND’s film world tour was the best thing I've tried in Mumbai. I and my family enjoyed this tour a lot and we would like to try it once again.

ND's Film World


great experience at ND’s flim world

Our ND’s world tour was one of the most amazing things I've tried in Mumbai and it made our trip even more interesting. We got to visit the famous film sets and we also clicked so many amazing pictures there. The accommodation facility nearby was also nice.

ND's Film World


ND’s film world tour is best for a day out”

I and my friends wanted to plan a day out near Mumbai and then we came across this tour package from Banbanjara it was amazing. Banbanjara ka staff bhut supportive and helpful hai they helped us in booking the tour package very easily.

ND's Film World

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