Malshej Ghat

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The Mountain Pass with Picturesque Landscape at Malshej Ghat

Located in the Thane district of Maharashtra Malshej Ghat, a pass in the Western Ghats range of mountains. Nestled amidst rugged and lofty hills Malshej hill station is rich in flora and fauna and also a place most loved by birds.

If you are a nature lover or a bird watcher pay visit to Malshej Ghat during the winter months or maybe also during early summer and it will assure you complete peace of mind and satisfaction for your soul with its pristine beauty.


Malshej Ghat is a charming hill station on the Sahyadris and at an elevation of 700 meters, Malshej is simply as magnificent as you can only imagine. All you need to spend a single day in the laps of Malshej Ghat and you can very well experience all the different seasons of the year on that very day.

Malshej’s mood is almost always changing but that is actually the true charm, which attracts trekkers, hikers, outdoor adventure enthusiasts, and nature lovers from all around the world. But Malshej Ghat is quite notorious for frequent landslides during the monsoon months and you better keep a safe distance from Malshej that time of the year.

Serene Mountains studded with placid lakes and waterfalls and springs all around you will simply love every single moment you spend in Malshej Ghat’s company. If you are looking for a picture-perfect honeymoon destination in Maharashtra that is also easy to reach you can hardly find another place that is better than Malshej Ghat.

Malshej hill station is only a few hours driving distances away from both Mumbai and Pune through NH-3 and NH-50 respectively.

malshej ghat road

Best Season to Visit Malshej Ghat

Malshej Ghat is a one-day return picnic spot from Mumbai, Pune, and Nashik. Tourists prefer to visit Malshej ghat during the rainy season. In monsoon, Malshej Ghat is covered with lush green surrounding and many waterfalls attract tourists in this season.

The best time to visit Malshej Ghat is from the mid monsoon, i.e. August, September, October. Winter is also the best time to visit Malshej for trekking.

maharashtra state st transport bus malshejghat

Weather in Malshej Ghat

The weather in Malshej ghat is very cold in Monsoon and Winter. The temperature at this time remains between 15-30 degrees Celsius. Summer is hot here. The maximum temperature goes to around 35 degrees Celsius.

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4 thoughts on “Malshej Ghat

  • September 28, 2014 at 1:03 am

    Good place on our way to our native. We always take stop for 10-15 mins. It is very beautiful and dangerous in rainy season.

  • October 6, 2014 at 4:44 am

    Nice place. Can visit anytime but malshej ghat is more beautiful in monsoon.

  • October 16, 2014 at 6:35 pm

    I like all your information about Malshej Ghat.

  • April 23, 2016 at 10:40 pm

    We have travel through the Malshej Ghat for so many time but never get a chance to explore its beauty. Your blog is excited us to do so. Great work.


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