Pleasant Palghar Experience Adventure Pleasant Palghar

Whether it’s trekking, visiting historical forts or exploring scenic dams, there’s interest adventure tourism activities for everyone in Pleasant Palghar. There are many forts in the Palghar district and so many lakes, dams and wildlife sanctuaries. Find the top places to seek adventure listed here.

Chinchoti Waterfall

One of probably the most mind-blowing trekking trails in entire Maharashtra is the 125ft tall elevated trek from Kaman village to the Chinchoti Falls. Located off the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway, the path passes through lush jungles of Tungareshwar forest, and still isn’t explored enough.

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Hiradpada Water Fall

Hiradpada is one of the 109 villages in Jawhar. The village is famous for its waterfall, which is just 0.5 km away from the village. The village has also gained popularity for the native tribals’ unique Dhol dance, Tarpa dance and Warli painting.

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Kalmandavi Waterfall

The fascinating Kalmandvi Waterfall lies about 8km south of Jawhar town. It’s a beautifully cascading 100-meter-deep waterfall.

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Palucha Dhabdhaba

This gurgling waterfall from a height of about 300 feet has its source in Lendri River. Monsoon is the best season to visit this place.

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Dabhosa Waterfall

Dabhosa is one of the very few waterfalls which are perennial. They flow in every season. Besides, it one of the highest waterfalls in Maharashtra. The crater shape into which the water cascades and the lake at its bottom is a rare spectacle.

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Takmak Gad

The Takmak fort stands about 2000 feet high on a steep hill, surrounded by rough and wooded countryside, which lies to the north-east of the meeting point of Tansa and Vaitarna rivers.

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Kamandurga

Kamandurg, a strong historic fort, is situated in the Vasai taluka. Adventure lovers will enjoy crossing the four water streams, one of them nearly 40 feet wide, to reach this fort. One has to descend, make a traverse, and then climb from the other side to reach the second peak.

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Kaldurga Fort

Kaldurga Fort is about 1,550 feet above sea level, located on a slope and close to Wagobachi Khind. Its surroundings are loaded with lakes and woods, which make the location very picturesque.

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Tandulwadi Fort

Tandulwadi fort is located near Saphale, 104 kms north of Mumbai. The first known history of the fort dates back to the 15th century when Jafar Khan, the son of Ahmed Shah of the Gujarat Sultanate, ruled here.

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Asherigad

Asheri Fort is located 102 kms from Mumbai and 88 kms from Thane. The fort is located on the hills near Mendhavan Khind on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway and its history dates back to the Gujarat Sultanate about 800 years back.

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Bhavangad Fort

Bhavangad fort is 3 km away from the Kelve village. The fort was built during the time of Vasai campaign, right in the middle of monsoon. About 2,000 workers were used for the task.

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Asawa Fort

Asawa Fort in Mahim is about five miles away from Palghar railway station. It stands on a hill about 800 feet above sea level. In 1818, Captain Dickinson described Asawa as a hill fort, which is 500 feet long and about 250 feet broad.

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Gambhirgad

Gambhirgad, at an hour’s distance from Dahanu taluka, has been an attraction due only to the several temple peaks that you can see from here.

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Ballalgad Fort

The Ballalgad Fort was built during king Pratapbimba’s regime. In the 14th century, this fort went into the custody of the Sultan of Gujarat. Later, Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj during his rule, sent Shri Moropant to the north of Konkan with 6,000 Maratha troops to conquer Ramanagar, the area where this fort stood, and bring it under the Maratha regime.

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Segwa fort

Segwa Fort is situated off the Mumbai - Ahmedabad national highway. This fort was built on a small hill close to Kaalji village. Compared to the other forts situated nearby, the climb to Segwa is easier.

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Kohoj Fort

Kohoj is known mainly for one of the greatest wonder of nature’s creation, a man-shaped statues formed naturally. It can be seen from nearly 5 km. From the fort’s well-dug cisterns, it is speculated to be of Raja Bhoj’s time, although there are no evidences to prove this.

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Bhupatgad

Bhopatgad is another major spot defining the antiquity of the city's past. The fort gains significance with the fact that it was established by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The fort consists of dark inner chambers which are believed to be crafted from dilapidated rocks.

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