Malshej Ghat is a small, picturesque town of tourist interest from the Pune District of Maharashtra. It is an excellent trekking place for adventure enthusiasts. The cities nearest to Malshej Ghat are Kalyan (75 km), Mumbai (118 km), and Bhiwandi (89 km). Malshej Ghat enjoys fair weather for most of the year and is especially beautiful in summer and monsoon.
Places to Stay
Malshej Ghat has a few good budget hotel options with all the amenities at affordable prices. Hotel Su-Shant Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Nisarga (Tariff – Rs. 1000) are the two best choices for tourists.
The official language of Malshej Ghat is Marathi. Hindi is also spoken here.
The important festivals of Malshej Ghat are the Hindu festivals of Ganesh Chathurthi, Diwali, Dussehra, and Sri Rama Navami.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Malshej Ghat. Igatpuri (50 km) and Junnar (22 km) are two historically-relevant places near the town. Malshej Falls, Shivneri Fort, Nane Ghat, and Vigneshwar temple are all within walking distance of the town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Malshej Ghat is the Gandhinagar Airport. The airport is located about 78 km away from the town.
Ghoti Railway station (48 km) is the station nearest to Malshej Ghat. It connects the town to the rest of Maharashtra and beyond on the Western Railway Line.
There are daily bus services to Kalyan, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad and other places. The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are National Tourist Aurangabad, and Bhagyalaxmi Travels and others. Online booking of bus tickets have become very easy through TicketGoose.com.