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Malshej Ghat- Rejuvenate in the lap of nature
Malshej Ghat is a mountain pass situated in the Western Ghats falling under Pune district in the state of Maharashtra. Malshej Ghat is a stunning tourist hotspot located at a height of roughly 700 meters. It is a charming hill station and flaunts a soothing pleasant weather throughout the year. The place is full of lakes, mountain ranges and thousands of nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts and people seeking a rejuvenating vacation visit Malshej Ghat all through the year.
Malshej Ghat serves as a home to numerous ancient marvels and offers a perfect blend of history and the beauty of natural surroundings. The scene where the rivers make their way from the midst of the lust green woody forests of Malshej Ghats is beyond words to describe. It has a rich variety of both flora and fauna, which can even be witnessed in the sanctuaries present in this area.
If you are a keen bird watcher, then Pimpalgaon Joga Dam is the perfect place to catch views of numerous species of birds including the Flamingos. The sound of gushing water and woody forest terrain in the background makes the view mesmerizing. Take time out and visit Ajoba Hill Fort, Jivdhan Chavand Fort and the Harishchandragad Fort. Each fort is special in its own way and praised all across the globe for its architecture. The Shivneri Fort is a hotspot, being the place of birth of the renowned Maratha ruler named Shivaji Maharaj. Trekking and hiking are a few activities performed here.