About Devkund Waterfall Trek
Looking for that perfect waterfall hidden inside the jungle which is unknown to the world. Devkund Waterfall Trekking from Mumbai. Looking for that perfect waterfall hidden inside the jungle which is unknown to the world you can join Treks and Trails India and visit the Devkund Waterfall located near Bhira Village, Devkund Waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in India. Devkund Waterfall is a mostly unknown and unexplored waterfall in Maharashtra.
There are very few perennial waterfalls in Maharashtra like Devkund Waterfall. The forest around the waterfall is beautifully green and dense with many species of animals and birds. Devkund keeps the spirit of the monsoon alive. Your trek will lead you through many unexplored trails, you will be navigating slippery rocks trek would contain medium to easy obstacles along the way. Once you reach Devkund Waterfall you will be overwhelmed with its beauty and filled with joy.
The white water cascaded down a series of rocky outcrops, giving the effect of many waterfalls rather than just one. Then it flowed on its way, nonchalant as if nothing had occurred.
Why Visit Devkund Waterfall Trek
- Most Beautiful Waterfall in Maharashtra
- Enjoy the natural pool below the waterfalls
- Visiting the Tamhini Ghat
- The water-pool under the Devkund Waterfall has crystal clear bluish-green water.
- Exploring the dense forest.
- Located near Andharban trek
Devkund Waterfall Trek Event Details
- Event Type: Trekking
- Duration: One Day
- Trek Difficulty: Medium
- Washroom available at Base Village
Cost for Devkund WaterfallTrek
- Cost without transport: Rs. 699/- per person
- Cost with transport: Rs. 1299/- per person
Devkund Waterfall Trek Itinerary
- 10:45 pm - Meet at Borivali National Park main gate.
- 11:00 pm - Leave for the trek.
- 11:30 pm - Pick up at Andheri WEH.
- 11:45 pm - Pick up at Kalanagar bus stop (on the highway), Bandra.
- 12:00 am - Pick up at Sion station circle.
- 12:15 am - Pick up at Diamond garden, Chembur.
- 12:45 am - Pick up at Vashi Plaza.
- 01:05 am - Pick up at McDonald's, Kalamboli.
Reach base village and rest in a bus.
07:00 Start trek towards Devkund waterfall.
09:30 Reach the waterfall and enjoy some time there.
11:30 Start return trek towards base village.
14:00 Reach at base village and Lunch.
15:00 Start return journey to Mumbai.
22:00 Approx. arrival at Mumbai.
What is included in the tour
- 1 veg Breakfast and 1 veg Lunch
- Travel by private non-Ac bus
- Trek Leader Expertise Charges
What is NOT included in the tour
- Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
- All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
- All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
- Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.
- 2/3 liters of water
- Proper face mask or shield (must)
- Sanitizer (must)
- Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek
- Good Torch must with extra battery
- Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars
- Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets
- One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters
- Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet
- Double pack your valuables / phones in plastic bags
- Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet
- Sun Cap and Sunscreen
- Personal First aid and Personal Medicine
- Identity Proof
- Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles
Covid Safety Guidelines
- Before planning for any adventure activity, please improve your minimum physical fitness. Most of us have been at home for a lockdown period.
- Please convey your real medical conditions to Treks and Trails India while enrolling for the event.
- Kindly wear three-layered masks, N95. Carry an extra disposable mask with you. Please ensure all participants, leaders, staff, and general persons wear masks before interacting with them.
- Carry with your hand wash, sanitizer bottle, and clean your hands before touching food and objects.
- Cover-up wear full sleeves shirts and full pants, hiking shoes, caps, and face bandana over your mask. Covering up will help reduce exposure to the Covid19 virus.
- Bring your food and water with necessary cutlery like utility mug, fork, and spoon. Your mug can be used for cooking, eating, and drinking water. Carry your reusable water bottles; please don’t share with others.
- Cooperate for temperature checks, questions reading any symptoms, and oxygen level checks; these are done to help you limit the spread of the virus. All these checks will be conducted multiple times during the activities.
- Kindly do not register for the event or travel if you have come in contact with someone who has Covid19 in the last 14 days.
- If you have any symptoms like fever, dry cough, weakness, body aches, etc., at the time of screening. You won't be able to participate in the event. You will have to be evacuated on the medical condition and should report to the nearest healthcare center.
- Maintain a distance of six feet or more while sleeping at night. Incase distance is not possible, try sleeping in a criss-cross manner to avoid face proximity.
- Please bring your garbage back to the city and dispose of it in your bin.
- Consuming any alcohol, cigarettes, pan masala, tobacco, drugs should be avoided; they induce a lot of spitting, urinating, and passive smoke, which can be harmful for the general population.
- Avoid touching new surfaces and touching your mask and face continuously.
- If your adventure destination is overcrowded, be prepared to change your location or wait for the crowd to reduce.
- If any participant, trek leader test positive after returning from the event within 14 days of the Activity. They should maintain transparency and inform Treks and Trails India. It will help all others isolate themselves and get tested. Participants and Treks and Trails will cooperate to help manage the situation.
- Carry your own personal gear.
- Keep the conversation with unknown people to a minimum and maintain a distance of more than 6 feet while talking.
- Avoid speaking with the general population and maintain distance to keep yourself safe in these difficult times.
- Participant need to install the Arogya Setu app
- 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
- 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
- No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date
- No show No Refund.
- Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
- Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
- If Trek gets canceled we will refund "Trek Amount" only.
- If the event is canceled due to any natural calamity, political unrest or other such reasons beyond our control the same cancellation policy will apply.
Treks and Trails Event Rules
- Kindly carry one Identity proof, at least for the trek with your address.
- We all are going for an adventurous and exciting trekking expedition; please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR.
- The leader's decision will be final, and all the members should abide by it.
- We do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments, natural habitat on the trek.
- Swimming is not allowed in the lake or water tank on the forts. Locals use that water for drinking.
- Putting your feet in water tanks or on the canon is not allowed on our treks.
- Any addiction is strictly prohibited, e.g. drinking, smoking, chewing tobacco anyone caught doing it will have to exit the trek without a refund and travel back on own expense.
- People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit the event on an immediate basis.
- Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.
- Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking, or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner.
- We should strictly follow the code of conduct to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside.
- Listening to music on earphones or Bluetooth speakers is not allowed while trekking.
- Bluetooth speaker not allowed inside the homestay or camping tents.
- Drinking/smoking,/eating is not allowed inside the tents.
- If you damage the tent, break the tent poles, you will have to pay us for the whole new tent on MRP.
- If you are late for the bus pickup and are not reachable on the phone during your bus pickup, the trek leader will leave without you, and we will provide no refund.
- Please check things to carry and wear trekking shoes on our treks.
1. Can we drive till base village for Devkund Waterfall ?
Yes you can drive till the start point of the Devkund Waterfall Trek and paid parking is available at the base village. Devkund waterfall Bhira Dam is popular during the rainy season. Mumbai to Devkund waterfall distance is 125 kilometers it will take four hours to complete the road trip. Trek to Devkund waterfall from Mumbai is available with treks and trails on all weekends during rainy season and winter season.
2. Devkund Waterfall Trek from Pune ?
We arrange devkund waterfall trek from Pune please click here for itinerary. Devkund waterfall distance from Pune is 99 kilometers it will take three hours to complete this journey. Devkund waterfall Pune Maharashtra offers beautiful scenes throughout the year.
3. How to book Devkund waterfall Pune?
You can register for Devkund waterfall trek from Pune by clicking here. Pune to Devkund waterfall trekking is available on all weekends. Devkund waterfall from Pune distance is 99 kilometers it takes three hours for the one way road trip.
4. Can you tell me more about Devkund Waterfall Camping?
Camping near the waterfall is prohibited. Camping is allowed near Bhira Dam and early morning trek to Devkund Waterfall is available after camping. Trek Guide from the Devkund campsite will take you to the Devkund waterfall Maharashtra and back after your camping. You can click here for more details.
Custom plans for Devkund Waterfall Camping and Trekking, One day Devkund Waterfall Trek Packages For Corporate Outing, and Friends and Family Trips are available kindly chat with us.
5. How to reach Devkund Waterfall from Mumbai?
Devkund waterfall distance from Mumbai is 125 kilometers by road. The base village parking is well marked on google maps. It will take four hours to cover this distance. Best route is Mumbai to Kalamboli to Khalapur Toll to Adlabs Imagica road to Pali Village to Patnus village parking. Please note the road near Imagica is under repair and will cause delays.
6. Where is Devkund waterfall?
Located near Bhira Dam, Patnus Village in Raigad district, Maharashtra, India. Trek to the Waterfalls for a medium trekking expedition open to amateurs. You can refer to our guide for Devkund waterfall Trek, Maharashtra detailed guide For Pune, and Mumbai.
7. How to stop accidents at Devkund Waterfall and avoid lengthy bans being imposed for tourists to visit the falls?
Every year many people drown while picnicking at the waterfalls around Maharashtra. In the past, many tourists have drowned at the Devkund waterfall. Most incidents have taken place when people have broken the rules made by locals to avoid any accidents.
Follow these rules to avoid facing any accidents or deaths and for a safe Devkund Waterfall Trek.
- Tourists should avoid crossing the second stream on a rainy day as the waterfall currents and flow is powerful; there is a wooden bridge available please use it. Wait for your turn to the cross the bridge. Waterfall will be crowded on the weekend.
- Avoid swimming in the pool below the waterfall. Although the pool below the waterfall is attractive, it has powerful undercurrents and is very deep more than 40 feet. Many tourists have lost their lives trying to swim in the pool.
- Avoid visiting the waterfalls after getting drunk; the area around the waterfall is extremely slippery with huge boulders. Many tourists have broken bones here and required rescue.
- Avoid visiting the waterfalls on the weekend expect 2000 to 3000 tourists to be present on the weekend during the rainy season. More the crowds, more the chances of accidents.
- Start your trek early during the day, and it usually rains more during the second half of the day.
- The locals have placed a large rope as a boundary marking for a safe zone. Please don't rely on it too much as it can shift due to water currents, winds, and crowd using its support to stand in the pool below. Stay few feet away from the rope for your safety. Also, swimming ahead of the rope is prohibited, and tourists will be fined.
8. Best time to visit Devkund Waterfall?
Devkund Waterfall Trekking searching for that classic waterfall concealed inside the wilderness, which is hidden to the world. It is a 'plunge' waterfall emptying massive volumes of water on the rocky surface underneath. It is a popular spot for one-day picnics. The best time to visit Devkund waterfalls is during the rainy season and post-monsoon season till January. beautiful scenes
9. What is the difficulty level of the Devkund Waterfall Trek route?
The trek is a medium grade with an easy flat walk for almost 70 percent of the hike, and the last 30 percent is uphill through dense forest and boulders. The first 70 percent of the trek, the beautiful Bhira Dam, Andharban Trek Trail, Khajina Waterfall, will be to your left. Villagers run a few small Dhabas along the way. They offer Maggi, Nimbu Paani and Poha. These Dhabas are mostly operational during the rainy season and on weekends. There are two major stream crossings. You will find villagers on rainy days here with ropes attached for support during the crossing. The second stream crossing can be dangerous if rainfall increases. There is a wooden bridge constructed by an enterprising villager who charges Rs 20 for crossing the bridge. We highly recommend using the bridge.
The last 30 percent of the trail is uphill, and first-timers can take small breaks while completing this section. The route is well marked, with red ribbons tied along small tree branches acting as a guide. Please carry mosquito repellent as the entire route will have wild mosquitoes. The last section is primarily boulders. Your ears can now guide you to the roaring waterfalls.
Pro Tip: 1. Carry enough water and Food for this trek as the small Dhabas usually run out of food due to huge crowds on the weekend.
2. There is a small fee of Rs 50 payable per head to local villagers who manage the trail and stream crossing take a guide from them it helps during the trek.
10. Are clean toilets available during the Devkund Waterfall Trekking route?
There are no toilets built inside the jungle, We arrange for toilets before the trek at the base village and after the trek at the villagers house. Toilets are clean, and we also request trekkers to keep them clean after using them for the next user. Changing rooms are also available. Bathing facilities are not available after the trek.
Pro Tip: Please carry extra dry clothes and socks you can leave them inside the bus. You can also bring extra sandals or shoes to change into from your wet shoes.
11. Devkund waterfall trip is it secure for Solo Travelers and Solo Female Travelers traveling with a group?
The trekking trail to Tamhini ghat Devkund waterfall is safe for solo female travelers and solo travelers traveling with treks and trails. We get 45 percent or more women travelers with us on most batches. All trekkers are part of the group and treated similarly, whether solo or in a large group.
Devkund waterfall is a popular trekking spot located near Tamhini Ghat, 125 km from Thane. Devkund Waterfall trek is a perfect weekend getaway trek from Thane or Pune, or Mumbai. It is a one-day trek with a refreshing waterfall at the end of the trek.
12. What is the group size regularly of Devkund Waterfall Trek?
Our regular Devkund Waterfall Trek group size ranges from 20 to 40 participants per batch. Devkund waterfall Tamhini ghat is located inside an eco-sensitive area. We request all tourists to avoid companies who take more than 40 participants in one pack. The larger the group more the chances of accidents and leads to overcrowding of the destinations.
Pro tip: Would you mind checking before booking with b2b portals? They usually accept 100 plus bookings and destroying your trekking experience. Book with a self-operating trekking company; you can check their reviews and control your trek booking with a reliable company. Usually, b2b vendors will shift your booking to the cheapest operator to make a profit. These operators keep changing due to low margins, low service quality or both.
13. Devkund Waterfall Trek pick up and drop by bus available from Mumbai?
We hire non Ac buses from Mumbai pickup points are central to save buses from getting stuck in traffic. Usually, pickups start from Borivali National Park, Andheri WEH, Bandra, Sion, Chembur, Vashi Plaza, Juinagar, Nerul LP, Kharghar, Kalamboli. For your Drop, the pickup points will remain the same.
We will create a whatsapp group one day before the event and share all information like trek guides number, and bus pickup live location, things to carry, itinerary again in the whatsapp group for ease of travel.
14. Will you be able to receive calls or access mobile internet at the Devkund Waterfall?
The mobile connectivity on the trek is inferior; at the start of the trail, you will get a poor network. Once you start hiking and enter the Bhira Dam and Forest section, you will lose mobile connectivity. You might receive a mobile network in certain areas, but it will be patchy.
Pro tip: Please inform your friends or family before starting the trek, and once you complete the hike, you can again tell. This will help avoid any issues if someone is trying to reach you and your phone is not reachable for an extended period. You can also set your status away with a brief message.
15. Can we bring Hookah, Drink Alcohol or Smoke on the Devkund Waterfall Trekking?
Smoking Hookah, Drinking Alcohol, Smoking is not allowed on our treks. Any trekker found doing it will removed from the trek immediately by the guides, and he will have to manage his transport back to Mumbai. We don't process refunds if you break this rule during our hike.
Pro Tip: Your bags will be checked by forest officials. Please avoid carrying these items as they will be confiscated and not returned and you wont be allowed on the trek.
16. Are trekking shoes compulsory for the Devkund trek?
Please wear good trekking shoes; you can select from Campus trekking shoes or Coaster Trekking shoes for under Rs 999. Trekking shoes offer good grip, toe protection, ankle support and are water-resistant. Regular sports shoes usually sole will break if shoes are older than two years. They also slip on wet stone surfaces. Do not wear repaired shoes, torn shoes, ancient shoes as they will not last the trek.
Pro tip: Please carry an extra pair of sandals on this trek to change into after your trek to relax and dry your feet.
17. Devkund waterfall trekking Bhira village package inclusions?
We offer an all-inclusive package for Devkund waterfall from Mumbai. The waterfall trek cost includes the following.
- Mumbai to Mumbai travel by non-ac bus
- Meals include ( Veg breakfast and Tea - Lunch Veg Thali )
- Trek Leader expertise
- Local forest entry and guide charges
- Basic First Aid available with trek leader.
Pro Tip: If you need Devkund camping, you should join post-monsoon season. Camping is available near the Bhira Dam and morning trek the following day till the beautiful waterfall.
18. How safe is the Devkund Waterfall Trek?
Devkund waterfall trek route is safe and well maintained by local villagers. They have built a bridge at a critical river crossing. They are also present at most places to assist tourists. Our experienced guides and locals combine to create a safety bubble. If you follow their instructions, you don't need to worry about this trek.
We can divide safety at the Waterfall into four parts.
- Weather conditions: On a heavy rainfall day, the trek will be difficult and risky; following trek leader guidance and rules is of the utmost importance, especially near the second waterfall crossing and the near the waterfall area. The sound of the Waterfall can be loud, and passing instructions complex, so please stay near the trek leaders and follow their instructions for your safety. The vast crowds also make it challenging. Kindly cooperate with your trek guides.
- Wearing proper trekking gear: For the best trek experience, please wear proper trekking shoes. They offer good grip over wet and slippery surfaces, full selves clothes to avoid mosquito bites. Would you mind carrying two to three liters of drinking water and snacks for energy?
- Avoid swimming and Diving: Although the pool below the Waterfall looks inviting and draws thousands of visitors daily. We request to avoid swimming or diving in the pool. It has solid undercurrents and will pull you down into the deep end. Many people have lost their lives due to the same reason.
- Alcohol and Drugs: Plus, avoid drinking or smoking during any treks in Maharashtra. Many people get intoxicated and reach the Waterfall. They are constantly screaming and try many stunts, swimming in the pool, diving into the deep end, and many end up drowning. Plus, the route has many boulders, stream crossing and dense jungle filled with snakes. Intoxicated people create many anti-social issues leading to the ban of the Waterfall for many months.
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