Around Malshej

Best tourist places to visit in Pune

Malshej Ghat is one of the prime places to visit in Pune. There are sprawling hill stations near Pune. The Pune Tourism needs no brand ambassador as the mighty Western Ghats itself is sufficient to attract tourists. There are uncountable places around Pune where you can plan a trip.

The Geography

The Sahyadri mountain range (Western Ghats) is a UNESCO world heritage site. The bio diversity found here is of great importance. North to south it is a long range of mountain that runs through various Indian states parallel to the western edge of India.

Naturally such huge mountain range is home to several hill stations and tourists spots. The climate is generally pleasant around the year. Huge amount of water is fed to the Indian rivers by the Western Ghats. Malshej is one of the best places around Pune for visitors.

A natural Habitat

In the chaotic city life you seldom get a moment to enjoy the natural habitat for our friends of nature. Hill stations near Pune will satisfy this quest. Especially the Malshej Ghats are famous as abode for birds and animals.

Tigers, Leopards, rabbits and many more can be seen enjoying their natural home. The Pune tourism is pleasing, poetic and rhythmical.

Shivneri fort

Based in Junnar the Shivneri fort is a famous destination in Pune tourism. The fort has been present since 1st century AD. Chhatrapati Shivaji was born in the fort and spent his childhood here. There is a temple inside the fort.

The fort is huge enough to take your hours. The view of the valley from the fort is scenic. The architecture is heartwarming and it is a 100% must places to visit in Pune.

Places to visit in pune

Shivneri fort first gate

Khireshwar Village

Khireshwar village is at a distance of 2-3 kilometers from the Malshej Ghats. This is a humble village where you can find gate ways to some of the best places to visit in Pune.

Places to visit in pune

Tolar khind from Khireshwar village


It is an ancient fort that is located in the Ahmednagar district. The fort has safeguarded the Places around Pune. It is a hill fort. The Kalachury dynasty. There are various mentions of the fort in many Puranas.

Places to visit in pune

Harishchandragad peak

Pimpalgaon Joga Dam

Built over the kukadi river near Junnar in Pune district stands the proud Pimpalgaon Joge Dam. This part of the country has several dams that attract various tourists. They serve the purpose of the water conservation.

Places to visit in pune

Pimpalgaon Joga Dam

Malshej Falls

As mentioned again and again Malshej Ghats is one of the most beautiful places around Pune to be visited in the monsoon. The Water falls of the Malshej Ghats are famous. They are worth experiencing as there are a number of waterfalls around the Malshej Ghats.

  • Some falls are so huge that they reach the roads and tourist can actually walk through them.
  • Monsoon at Malshej is no less then heaven on earth. The rocky terrain lets various beautiful streams of water to seep through the rocks.
Places to visit in pune

Malshej Falls

Trekking destinations

Sindola fort, Ajoba hill fort, Konkan kada are some of the destinations trekking lovers would definitely like to visit near malshej Ghats. The view from these hill top forts is breath taking.

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