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Malshej Ghat, Khubi

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Malshej Ghat is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range in the Pune district of Maharashtra, India. The site is nestled in the lofty rugged hills of the Western Ghats.The site is home to hundreds of different kinds of flora and fauna especially the avian population such as quails, rails, crakes, flamingos and cuckoos.Getting thereMalshej ghat, with average height of 700 mts is situated in Pune district near the borders of Thane and Ahmednagar districts. It is at a distance of 130 km north of Pune and 154 km from Mumbai towards northeast. The nearest railhead is Kalyan in Thane District near Mumbai. From Kalyan Rail Station, one can take state buses that commute frequently between Kalyan and Ahmednagar. State Bus Station is right next to the railway station. Any Ahmednagar Bound Bus will stop at Malshej Ghat. It will approximately take 1.5 hrs by Bus from Kalyan. To go to Malshej ghat by road From Pune, take Pune-Nashik highway (NH-50) to Alephata and turn left on Kalyan-Ahmednagar Highway (SH-222) towards Kalyan. From Mumbai, take NH3 to Bhiwandi and turn towards Murbad or take state highway via Kalyan, Murbad, Saralgaon and Vaishakhare. It is known for landslides during monsoons.BirdsMalshej Ghat is known for several types avian population and particularly known for flamingoes.
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  • This is ideally just a one day monsoon picnic destination and does not offer any major tourist attractions. However, the scenic beauty in the rainy season will be spectacular. Though I did not visit i...  more »
  • This was part of my 620 kms (covered within 2 days) ride from Thane to Shirdi to Sanisinghnapur and back to Mumbai through the Malshej Ghat road. Amazing breathtaking sights of what nature has to offe...  more »
  • Good weekend break, stayed at MTDC which is a good resort and only option there.Good camping site ,no hotels near by,mtdc hotel is ok, so if u can carry your food it will be great  more »