Malshej Ghat – Nane Ghat – Jivdhan – Chawand
Nane Ghat (830 m): This is a historical pass which once in history, enjoyed prime importance. At Nane Ghat the inscription, the steps, the rock-cut rest houses, and the cisterns show that as far back as the 1st century B.C., this route was frequently used. Even now , it carries heavy trade traffic of local tribal people.
Jivdhan (1145 m): An important historical hill fort standing at the edge of the ghats. To the west it’s rock walls drop a sheer 1000 m into the Konkan. It has a prominent isolated pillar, about 60 m high, known as Vanar Lingi (Monkey’s Point) OR Khada Parsi. It commands an excellent view across the Nane Ghat. It has Caves, cisterns and Mohammedan construction on the top.
Chawand (1065 m): It is conical in shape and a prominent landmark. The deep narrow precipice near the summit is an interesting rock climbing proposition. On the top is a small shrine of Local Tribal Peoples and the hill is considered sacred in the region.
Malshej Ghat: This is one of the old trade route connecting Konkan to Ghats. Malshej ghat opens up easy access to many surrounding hill in the valley. This is a most beautiful place to visit in Monsoon.
|Places to see||Mumbai – Malshej Ghat – Nane Ghat – Jivdhan – Chawand|
|Duration||8 – 10 Days|
|Maximum Height||3754 ft.|
|Region||Malshej Ghat Region|
|Takeover Point||Mumbai / Pune|
|Best Season to visit||Any time – Best in Monsoon|
Day 1:- Mumbai
Arrive in Mumbai and takeover from Airport, Transfer to the Hotel. Rest day.
Day 2:- Malshej Ghat
Travel to Malshej ghat. exlore surrounding and stay in a base village of Nane Ghat.
Day 3:Nane Ghat
Trek to Nane Ghat. Explore it’s surrounding. Night stay in Camp.
Day 4:Nane Ghat
Stay at Nane Ghat. Visit to surrounding tribal villages. Night stay in Camp.
Day 5 :- Nane Ghat – Jivdhan
Trek to Jivdhan. Explore it’s surrounding Night stay in Camp.
Day 6:- Jivdhan – Ghatghar (Base Village)
Back to the base village. Travel to base village of Chawand. Night stay in Camp.
Day 7:- Chawand
Trek to Chawand. Explore it’s surrounding. Back to base village. Night stay in Camp.
Day 8:Chawandwadi – Kukdeshwar (A village)
Trek to Kukdeshwar. Here we will see one ancient temple having very beautiful rock carving. Stay in village
Day 9:- Mumbai / Pune
Back to the takeover point. Night stay in Hotel. Tour End.