Earth has a countless number of bizarre places that are yet to be discovered by Human beings. Out of all the fascinating wonders of nature, a reverse waterfall in Naneghat is one such place which is lesser-known to the public till now. Well, for those of you who don’t know Naneghat popularly known as Nana Ghat, is a magnificent mountain range in Maharashtra near the Konkan coast and Deccan plateau. It’s a perfect weekend getaway place for the Mumbaikars. In this blog, we will tell you about the serene mountain pass in Maharashtra that offers a charming view.
Naneghat is a place situated in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra near Junnar in Pune. It is located about three hours away from Mumbai. Check list of trains between Mumbai and Pune. It is a cryptic mountain, from where a waterfall flows in the reverse direction. You must be wondering how this cascading beauty defies gravity? Well, the strong force of the wind pushes the gushing waters upwards that is why it is known as reverse waterfall.
Centuries ago, the trekking route was used for carrying out trade during the reign of Chhatrapati Shivaji. There are ancient caves and rock-cut pots telling tales of the bygone times witnessed by this place. Naneghat is surely one of the serene destinations in Maharashtra which is no less than a heaven on earth.
Things to do
Places like Naneghat definitely calls for a trek. Be it the first-timers, or the regular ones, a trek to the reverse waterfall is no less than a visual delight. Enrol yourself in a trekking expedition and enjoy the majestic cascading reverse waterfall. The best time to visit the serene waterfall is in monsoon when the force of the cascading water is strong. It takes around 5 hours to cover the entire trek which is 4 to 5 km (one way). Do not miss the combination of Bhajiyas and tea at the Dhaba located near the waterfall.
Things to carry
Apart from carrying the items for the trek like a torch, packed food, umbrella, sunglasses, cash, power bank, medications and water bottle do not forget to pack a few warm clothes as it might get a little cold due to the strong winds near the valley. Wear trekking shoes with a firm grip, especially during monsoon season.
How to reach
The nearest airport for Naneghat trek is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport which is located 120 km away from Naneghat trek. From the airport, you can take a cab directly to take you to Naneghat from where you can start your trek. For train travellers, Kasara (KSRA) is the nearest railway station which is approximately 80 km away from the Samrad village (base of the trek). Once you begin with the trek from the Samrad village, on the top of the valley you will see the breathtaking reverse waterfall. Here is a list of trains that run between Kasara to New Delhi.
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