17 Trekking Spots To Visit In Monsoon Near Mumbai & Pune

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17 Trekking Spots To Visit In Monsoon Near Mumbai & Pune

1. Dukes Nose Lonavala

Duke’s Nose- Located at a distance of 8 km from Khandala Railway Station, This site is also popular for thrilling activities like trekking, hiking, rock climbing, and valley-crossing, which attract many adventure enthusiasts. Situated at a high altitude, once you reach the top you can prepare yourself for an astounding view.
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2. Irshalgad

Go on a trekking trip to this magical looking Irshalgad accessible from Panvel Station.The difficulty level of the trek is between moderate to difficult depending on how experienced you are. Situated away from the city, it is a perfect place to relax your mind and have some fun. To reach the top of the pinnacle it is essential to have artificial rock climbing equipment.

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3. Garbett Plateau.

Garbett Plateau. Photo by @avais25 (Instagram

Go on a Dreamy Weekend Getaway trip to Garbett Plateau in Matheran. The lush green blanket of the Sahyadris, innumerable waterfalls, and an absolute picturesque scape make Garbett Plateau a Go-to place. Being an easy trek, it is suitable for people of all age groups. Also visit 115 ft tall Diksal waterfall, which happens to be in close proximity of the trek!
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4. Visapur

Visapur Trek. Photo by @swapneil_7 (Instagram)

Visapur Fort is situated in Lonavala around 100kms away from Mumbai city and 5km away from Malavli station. Inside the fort, there are caves, cisterns of water, a decorated arch and old houses to see. The difficulty level is medium & it takes approx. 1 hour to reach the top. Along the way, you can enjoy the mesmerizing view of Pavana Dam & its backwaters.

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5. Harihar

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If you are a Trekking Enthusiast looking for some serious adventure, head to Harihar fort in Nashik suitable for medium experienced Trekkers. Monsoon is a good time to visit the fort with lush green surrounding all around.

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6. Devkund

Amazing photo taken by: @walk_to_conquer

Devkund Waterfall: Located approx 150kms from Mumbai city. Devkund Waterfall is accessible via two hours trek from the base village called ‘Bhira’, near Bhira Dam. It’s one of the virgin places with crystal clear water & the trek is comparatively easy making it suitable for even amateurs to visit. It is a confluence of three waterfalls and is said to be the origin of Kundalika river.

En-route Devkund Waterfall Shot By Insta Id @i_am_swaap

7. Korigad

Korigad Amby valley. Photo by @vijayshinare (Instagram)

Go on a one day trekking trip to Korigad, a beautiful Hill fort situated around 100kms from Mumbai near Amby Valley. The views one can see from the top of the fort are splendid & there are plenty of open spaces on the fort where you can set your campsite at night enjoying the cool climate of Lonavala. The difficulty level of the trek is easy, making it a popular trekking spot for first time trekkers. Tag your friends.

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8. Ratangad

Trek along the thrilling paths with gushing winds giving you goosebumps at Ratangad Trek. The trek is difficult with a river crossing, narrow paths with an open Valley on one side, & ladders at high altitude, Ratangad trek has got it all to enthrall you.

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9. Harishchandragad

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Harishchandragad Fort: A beautiful hill fort in the Ahmednagar region and a very popular trekking destination in the western ghats, Harishchandragad offers multiple attractions.

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10. Tikona Fort

Go for an adventurous expedition to Tikona Fort near Mumbai. The trek takes around 2hrs to reach the top and is easy for first timers also.

11. Peb Fort


Peb fort lies in Matheran region and it is perfect for a day’s outing. The 3 hours trek starts from a base in Neral town, it requires basic rock climbing, ridge walk, and forest trail, making it an ideal getaway for nature lovers in Mumbai. The fort is famous for meditation chambers carved out from the rock inside the mountain and the Buruj, facing the Panorama point of Matheran.
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12. Kalavantin Durg

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Kalavanti durg is located right next to Prabhalgad. The beauty of this trek is the amazing rock cut steps that zig-zag their way up the mountain to take you to the top of the fort. One can get a panoramic view from the top, not to mention the thrill of an exposed climb via the stairs.

This Video Justifies This Is The Most Scary Yet Beautiful Trek Of Maharashtra Kalavantin Dug !! Photo by @theunrulytraveller (Instagram)

13. Torna Fort

Photo by @bobby_ghaytadkar (Instagram)

This moderately-challenging trek is a favorite among adventurers. The additional sightseeing tour of the fort is bound to enthrall, and the Budhla Maachi and Zunjar Maachi cliffs around the fort make this an ideal weekend trek! The nearest station is Pune.

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14. Kalsubai

Kalsubai Trek Shot by Insta id @mayankkherde

The highest peak in Maharashtra, Mount Kalsubai, also known as the ‘Everest of Maharashtra’ is surely one trek everyone must start your trekking experience with. With its towering height of 5,400ft, it offers a stunning panoramic view of the Sahyadri Ranges. Located around 150 km from Mumbai, the trek starts from the base village, Bari.

Photo Courtesy: @mayankkherde

15. Tamhini Ghat

Tamhini Ghat is a hilly place near Mulshi dam. The ghats look unbeatable wall at one end by the roadside. The area is blessed with waterfalls, verdant valleys and lush evergreen forests, which makes it a quick addition to the list of favorites of all its visitors

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16. Gorakhgad Fort Murbad Thane

Watch yourself floating amidst clouds at this magnificent, yet largely unexplored Gorakhgad Fort. The place is Thrilling yet welcoming & is perfect for beginners! Enchanting forests, hidden waterfalls, and caves – these make up the trail to Gorakhgad peak. The magic doubles during monsoon, where you’ll see scenic views from the mountain pinnacle along with waterfalls all around you. The base village of the fort is Dehari which is 25km from Murbad and 50km from Karjat.

17. Kondane Caves

Kondane Caves Shot by insta id @k___nikhil (Instagram)

Kondane Cave is a group of Buddhist caves located in Karjat region of Maharashtra. The location of these caves is on the same mountain of Rajmachi Fort. These caves display the ancient lifestyle of Buddhist monks who lived here. You can get magnificent views of the surrounding Sahyadri mountain ranges while trekking to these caves. 
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