Kataldhar is located in Ulhas Valley near Lonavala on route towards Udhewadi Village base village for Rajmachi Fort. Trek starts from Fanasrai Village there is only one route to reach Kataldhar Waterfall. Waterfall is seasonal available only during monsoon season and waterfall level completely depends on rains. It drains very quickly and can go dry if rains stop for few weeks. Kune Waterfall and Kataldhar Waterfall feed Ulhas River which flows till Thane and Vasai creek.

Trek will lead us through some dense forest and slippery route. One has to be careful while descending and climbing from Kataldhar waterfall. Kataldhar can be seen from Shirvardhan Fort. Kataldhar waterfall is unknown hidden gem. Trek should not be attempted without guide or experts as forest is dense easy to lose your way. Caves have formed beneath the waterfall only visible if flow of waterfall is moderate. Kataldhar Waterfall Rappelling is conducted here when flow of waterfall is moderate. Kataldhar Waterfall is prone to flash floods you have to be on high alert all the time and not venture too deep.

Note: Kataldhar Waterfall trek is closed due to covid restrictions, by local authorities.

Kataldhar Waterfall Information

  • Kataldhar Waterfall Trek Distance 9 km
  • Kataldhar Waterfall Trek Difficulty Medium to Hard
  • Kataldhar Waterfall Trek Endurance Medium
  • Kataldhar Trek time required 3 hours one way

Kataldhar Waterfall Trek Event Itinerary

Train timings for Mumbai participants

Indrayani Express

  • 05:40 CSMT
  • 05:51 Dadar
  • 06:14 Thane
  • 06:33 Kalyan
  • 07:58 Lonavala


Train timings for Pune participants

Lonavala Local Train from Pune 

  • 06:30 Pune
  • 06:35 Shivaji Nagar
  • 07:35 Malavali
  • 07:50 Lonavala


We will meet at Lonavala Railway Station near ticket counter platform no 1

08:00 am - Board Local Jeep till Fanasrai Village

09:00 am - Breakfast and Tea at Fanasrai Village

09:30 am - Trek start descending towards Kataldhar Waterfall

12:30 pm - Reach Kataldhar Waterfall, Explore and Take pictures

01:30 pm - Lunch and Rest

02:00 pm - Return ascending trek starts towards Fanasrai Village

05:00 pm - Reach Fanasrai Village and Board Jeep till Lonavala Station

07:00 pm - Reach Lonavala Station


Please note these are approximate timing mentioned speed of trek depends on group speed, weather conditions, terrain conditions and other factors please take them into account before booking return tickets towards Mumbai or Pune from Lonavala.

1 Night Available on request
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Tea and One Veg Breakfast
  • Lonavala to Lonavala Jeep Ride till base village
  • Trek Leader Expertise

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Train tickets for Lonavala or return
  • Please carry one time lunch
  • Any insurance required
  • Anything not mentioned in cost includes
1 Day