At Malshej Ghat, a burly mountain pass north of Pune, the Sahyadris tower over flecks of summery yellow vegetation that I'm told is lush when most tourists visit in the monsoon. The horizon is right within your grasp or a million miles away, depending on the daylight.
Being a hill station Malshej Ghat has a fair list of outdoor activities. Adventure enthusiasts can check out the lovely peaks and forests through trekking on Harishchandragad Peak. If you are with your family, take the kids out for a nature walk in the verdant forests surrounding this hill station. You can explore this beautiful place by walking through the mystic forests. Plan a short picnic and spend some time relaxing in the lap of nature in Malshej Ghat. At night, sit around the bonfire in the resort grounds and swap stories with friends and family.
Some of the adventure sports in Malshej Ghat that you can enjoy.
Adventure Rappelling in Malshej Ghat:
If adventure is your calling then Waterfall Rappelling at Malshej Ghat is certainly an activity that you must embark on to replenish the adrenaline flows! A mountain pass nestled in the Western Ghats, it is located along the way from Pune to Ahmednagar. The Malshej Ghat is a stunning abode of natural beauty and sights that will soothe you and excite you at the same time. Rappelling is the most exciting adventure sports in Malshej Ghat.
During the months of Monsoons, the region especially decks up with the cascading falls and greens that can fill every colour palette. Right from the time you depart Mumbai/ Pune, the drive is scenic and pleasant. The trek begins as Khubi Village along the flows of a waterfall that thunders down the edge of the rocky face of the Sahyadri Ranges. The rappelling activity is carried out in the presence of trained experts who will be with you every step of the way.
Adventure Bird Watching in Malshej Ghat:
The 5-kilometre long Pimpalgaon Joga Dam built over the mesmerizing Pushpawati River is one of the main attractions in Malshej Ghat. The scenic background of rolling hills adds to the beauty of the dam. The dam is also a haven for several migratory birds like pink flamingos. With birds like Alpine Swift, Whistling Thrush, Quail, Purple Moorhen and Pied Crusted Cuckoo making regular appearances, the place is a delight for birdwatchers.
Adventure Rock Climbing in Malshej Ghat:
Rock Climbing at Ajoba Hill Fort The Ajoba Hill Fort is a favourite among adventure sports in Malshej Ghat. It is a trekker's delight as the trail passes through lush green landscape and the weather is cool and calm. People also come here for rock climbing.
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