Karjat, A Heavenly Place For The Trekkers
Karjat is a hill station located between Pune and Mumbai, at an altitude of 700 meters from the mean sea level. Karjat hill station cover parts of the Western Ghats and the Sahyadri mountain ranges and some parts of the Konkan region.
Karjat is situated at an altitude of about 200 meters from sea level and has a vast population of nearly 2.25 lakh people. The special thing about Karjat hill station is that it is nestled in the Sahyadri mountain range; which is one of the largest biodiversities in the world; supporting a huge number of species of flora and fauna.
Karjat being a part of this biodiversity has become the main attraction for nature enthusiasts. In monsoon, Karjat’s vicinity will welcome you to several gurgling cascades and waterfalls.
It is a heaven for the Mountaineers and trekkers. You can even go for water rafting on the river Ulhas, just after July. During the winter you can enjoy the beauty of the mountains.
Best time to visit Karjat Hill Station
The specialty of Karjat Hill Station is that you can visit anytime. Obviously, that depends on what kind of activities you are going to do out here. But, effectively the best time to visit Karjat hill station is during the monsoons. Here the monsoon season lasts from June to September.
Climate at Karjat
Karjat, being a hill station, enjoy a relatively cooler climate throughout the year. The average temperature at Karjat is around 25° C to 35° C
Being in close proximity to Mumbai Karjat Hill Station become a preferred getaway for the residents of Mumbai, during short vacations and weekends. They usually enjoy spending time with Karjat, by relaxing in the hotels, resorts, farmhouses, and the private bungalows here.
Karjat hill station is a perfect place for recreation to people. The major places of attractions here are the Kondana caves, the beautiful cascades and waterfalls, and the Jain temple.