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From the village, the route lies over swhyadris extreme left ridge in the northerly direction and then from behind the hill to a small gap above the hole. A lesson in Geography condt. The height varies between to m. Sondai Fort — 8. Another route approaches Prabal from its norther end. The ruins of the Chanderi fort offer a peek into its former glory days under Shivaji Maharaj.

Trek The Sahyadris by Harish Kapadia

The route is easy and it takes approx 1. You sahgadris also approach it by traversing from Talvi see map. The base-village of Sondewadi. Spectacular views from the Rajmachi Fort One of the prominent hill forts guarding the Bhor Ghat, is the isolated twin peaked fort of Rajmachi. Climb up the southwest gully of Prabal on the right.

All the major river systems that start in the Western Ghats flow eastward except sahyadrs the Narmada and the Tapi. Still an active explorer he visits the Sahyadris and the Himalaya regularly. The top is flat and much of it is occupied by four fairly big ponds, two of which are permanent. But the dream of this range is real and many city dwellers like me have learnt from the Sahyadris that there is a more to life than what seems real.

So, expect scenic river banks throughout the uphill climb. From Badlapur Station, on the east, a bus road leads to village Javli 3km.


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One can drive to the top now via a longer route from the Pune side. From Karjat proceed to Sandshi via Khandpe. Another 5 km of climb and one reaches the top of the plateau. A stronghold of the Maratha dynasty under Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the interesting part of the fort is that its wall is completely intact and one can walk along its entire perimeter about 2 km.

Harishchandragad is the second-highest peak in Maharashtra and is an extremely popular trek. Author Harish Kapadiya adds that it has various topographical details like the historic forts, mountains, pinnacles, peaks, lakes, valleys, dense forests forming parts of Sahyadri The book proves to be a practical guide for various trekking routes in the Sahyadri region of the western ghats.

One now enters the fort through its ruined walls. The route joins the original traverse route at Koli Village. Please save this map on your desktop and you can zoom in for details. Konkan Kada is famous for good reason, after all! Saurabh rated it it was amazing Apr 09, Reach Igatpuri by train or vehicle.

The fort lies in ruins covered with moss However the route to the base of this isolated fort is full of vegetation, flowers and variety of stones. The Irshal-Prabal range runs northwest to southeast.

Jambuli is served by a direct bus from Talegaon near Pune and is also approachable by a track from Valvand village near Rajmachi see map. Descending to Ambavne village on the other side, one can proceed to Mulshi Lake, or down the ghats to Telbaila or Sudhagad. Jul 19, A sample suite room named after a tree Please save this map on your desktop and you can zoom in for details.

Make the most of Mumbai’s monsoons: 10 dream trekking trails through the Sahyadris

In monsoon, a couple of rocks on the way become slippery. Cover photo — Padar Killa The monsoon is then the best time to explore sahyadirs is known as the Sahyadris Range or the Northern part of the Western Ghats, a colossal wall formed millions of years ago due to volcanic eruptions known as Deccan Traps that slope downwards as it goes east and climbs higher as proceeds southwards towards the states of Karnataka and Kerala.


Walk to Bhaja village 3km. A good view of Muslhi Lake can be had from here. The Western Ghats as seen from space. There is a small mud road, which leads to this artificial lake. Srikanth Perinkulam added it Feb 24, You can, and most people recommend that do, stay overnight, but make sure you pack all your sleeping gear. History of Forts Some drinking water in the tanks is also available.

Nalichi Vaat, especially, is quite arduous. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If you have your own vehicle, you can go on other side by the road and reach Ratanwadi directly.

The hill is the source of sahyadrus river Bhima, an important river in the state of Maharashtra. It has many routes and one can always spend an enjoyable hiking day exploring these.

sahyafris Almost a generation or two of trekkers, climbers and mountain lovers of this range has used it. Indus Publishing Company,India Edition: Climb up a small spur to the middle plateau. Shashank Yadav marked it as to-read Apr 06, Beautiful sunset points, such as these are plentiful all over Matheran, are a great draw with the tourists.