Malshej Ghat Lakeside Camping

We bring you a chance to experience Malshej Lake camping firsthand! Enjoy spending overnight beside a bonfire and Malshej Lake. Yes! You can dance and sing a song!  You don’t have to carry camping gear or food. We provide snacks; unlimited dinner, and breakfast at a specific time from 4 pm check-in to the next day 11 am checkout. Inside the tent, you will get Bedding, a bed sheet, and one blanket per person.

Excellent camping destination near Pune. Relax at the Natural beauty of the region, lakeside camping, trekking, Valley facing stay. Stay in a tent having a lake view. Walk through the forest and the rice fields during the trek. Enjoy the foggy weather.

Best camping location near Mumbai this is what you get on your camping near Mumbai stay on the top of the mountains, located on the banks of the reservoir with Kalu waterfall nearby. This is a comfortable tent camp on the edge of the lake with a tranquil atmosphere. The campsite near Thane is well-appointed with modern amenities.

Malshej Ghat Campsite Details

  • Location: Malshej Ghat Pimpaljoga Dam
  • Indian and Western toilets are available
  • Local food (veg/non-veg)
  • Boat Ride
  • Trekking
  • Haunted house visit
  • Night trail and stargazing
  • Music & Karaoke
  • Evening High Tea (with Misal Pav)
  • Unlimited dinner (Veg/Non-Veg)
  • Campfire
  • Breakfast (Tea and Poha + 1 Fruit)
  • Parking


Cost (without transport)

  • Child (5 Years to 11 years): Rs. 1199/- (per person)
  • Adult (12 years and above): Rs. 1499/- (per person)

Malshej Ghat Lakeside Camping Itinerary:

Day 1 - Saturday

  • 04:30 pm - Check in at the Campsite.
  • 05:30 pm to 06:00 pm - Enjoy Boating & the Sunset by the Lake while evening Snacks and Tea are served.
  • 06:00 pm - Enjoy Sunset
  • 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm - Games, and Jazz Time
  • 09:30 pm to 10:30 pm - Dinner
  • 10:00 pm - Bonfire and Music
  • 10:00 pm - Visit to Haunted House
  • 12:00 am - Relax with your loved ones
  • 12:00 am to 06:00 am - Silent Hours

Day 2 – Sunday

  • 06:00 am - Wakeup call, Enjoy the Sunrise View
  • 06:30 am - Enjoy Sunrise
  • 08:00 am to 09:00 am - Tea and Snacks
  • 11:00 am - Check Out with Sweet & Lovable Memories...!!!

Please Note:

  • You can carry your own blanket (if you want)
  • Jain Food is not available at the Campsite.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be canceled and, in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same
Overnight Available on request
Dates and Rates
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    What we'll give/What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Evening Snacks, Dinner (Veg and Non-veg), and Breakfast
    • Tent stays on a sharing basis with mat and blanket
    • Music and Bonfire
    • Boating
    • Indian and Western toilets are available

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Any transportation.
    • Jain Food
    • All kinds of Extra Meals / Drinks Ordered
    • Insurance, tips, Porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks, etc.
    • Any kind of personal expenses
    • Any kind of cost, that 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.
    Things to Carry
    Things to Carry
    • Face mask or shield
    • Sanitizer
    • Torch with extra batteries
    • Extra pair of clothes & towel
    • Trekking shoes
    • Warm clothing (during winter)
    • Personal medicines (if any)
    • Mosquito repellent cream
    • Sun cap and Sunscreen
    • Identity proof

    Cancellation Policy:

    • 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 the event 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.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Malshej Ghat Lakeside Camping Distance from Mumbai?
    Malshej Ghat Camping from Mumbai is 150 kilometres, Mumbai to malshej ghat is 4 hours driving distance. 

    2. Malshej Ghat Distance from Pune?
    Camping at Malshej ghat distance is 135 km from Pune, Malshej ghat from pune is 4 hours driving distance .

    3. Camping in Malshej Ghat Lakeside driving directions for own transport option?
    We will provide Navigation maps coordinates to reach the Malshej Ghat Lakeside campsite. You can follow these coordinates to reach our campsite. 

    4. Are toilets available for Malshej Ghat Camping?

    Yes, Indian style toilets are available at Malshej Lakeside Camping. 

    5. Is Malshej ghat open on weekends during the rainy season?   

    During the monsoon, the ghats get overcrowded, and due to covid guidelines, the ghats can be closed for tourists. You can pass the checkpoint if you have a booking at the hotels in Malshej Ghat or Junnar. Do you wish to go to the Malshej Ghat waterfall with your family during vacation? Malshej is a good place for hiking, camping, trekking, road trips and, bike ride. 


    Treks around Malshej Ghat

    Malshej Ghat is an excellent destination to go hiking surrounded by historical forts, lush greeneries, stunning resorts, waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries, and Buddhist caves that you can explore. Some of the most popular trekking routes that you can explore are Kalu Waterfall, Naneghat Trek, Jividhan and Naneghat Fort Trek, Bhairavgad Moroshi, Sindola Fort Trek, Harishchandragad Fort Trek, and many Sahyadri Forts near Junnar region.


    Stay options near Malshej ghat

    Malshej Lakeside camping is famous for campsites during the winter season and summer season. You can also head to Pimpalgaon Joga Dam to camp, but you will need to make your camping arrangement beforehand. Some of the best places that you can stay close to Malshej Ghat are MTDC Malshej Ghat, Rainbow Hills, Saj by the Lake, and Malshej Agro Resort. You will be spoilt with the option of where to pitch your tent. There are only a few Malshej ghat hotels available more new hotels are coming at the hill station near Pune. Malshej ghat best time to visit is during the rainy season till winter from June to February.    


    Places to visit in Malshej Ghat

    1. Malshej Ghat WaterFalls

    Malshej Ghat trip surrounded by numerous mesmerizing waterfalls which full during the monsoon season. The offers magnificent scenery, and it is a fun place to explore Waterfalls in Malshej Ghat. Kalu Waterfalls is the highest waterfall in Malshej Ghat. Named after the Kalu river which starts from Harishchandragad Fort, passing from Khireshwar village. Reticha Zura forms the sister falls of Kalu Waterfall. Together they are known as Malshej Waterfalls. There are many big and small waterfalls along the Ghat. The waterfall Malshej Ghat are great destinations to take Instagram-worthy pictures and also to appreciate the natural beauty of the area.

    2. Harishchandragad Fort

    Harishchandargad fort constructed in the 6th century and located at about 1424 meters above the sea level. The fort used for guarding and controlling the surrounding regions, and it houses Lord Vishnu temples with varieties of idols. You are also going to find Buddhist caves that attract lots of people and the highlight is the Harishchandragad peak. The fort surrounded by hiking trails that you can explore, and you can visit it any time of the year.

    3. Pimpalgaon Joga Dam

    Pimpalgaon Joga is a lovely dam that is 5 km long, and it stretches across the Pushpavati river. The dam is a hotspot for bird watchers as it houses varieties of rare species of birds around the dam. Some of the birds that you can find here are pitta, alpine swift, purple-moorhen, green pigeon, whistling thrush, and pied crested cuckoo. If you visit during the winter season, you are also going to find colonies of migratory flamingos here.

    4. Ajoba Hill Fort

    Ajoba Parbat is a top destination to go to Malshej Ghat if you are an adventure lover. Ajoba Hill is popularly known as the perfect destination to go rock climbing and trekking. You should also make sure you do not miss the Dhakoba peak, which is close to the Ajoba Parvat. Some of the other places that you can go close to Malshej Ghat are Naneghat Trek, Shivneri Fort, Sindola Fort Trek.

    5. Aadrai Jungle Trek

    If adventure is your idea of a vacation, make sure to add Aadrai Jungle Trek to your list. Are you looking for an adventurous vacation? If yes, then this is the trek for you. It will allow you to see and experience nature and the forest and will surely be a memorable experience. You can combine Camping at Malshej Ghat with Aadrai Jungle Trek.  Also known as Waterfall Malshej Ghat trek.  

    6. Old Malshej Ghat Route Trek 

    Old Malshej Ghat route trek in Maharashtra, India, is one of the most beautiful treks in the Western Ghats of India, located at the edge of the Aadrai Forest. Go on the waterfall route, the jungle route, or both. An experience that allows you to enjoy nature in all its glory. Experience this nature-based activity today!


    Best season to visit - Malshej Ghat

    You should also keep in mind that Ghat can be closed or blocked by the authorities during the monsoon season because of too many crowds that want to visit the waterfalls and they are also prone to landslide. If you love Astrophotography, the best time to go is during the summer because of the Ghat located in one of the darkest places in Maharashtra. During the day it will be hot at Malshej ghat. Winter and Summer nights are ideal for camping at Malshej.


    Weather in Malshej Ghat

    The summer in Melshej Ghat stretches from March to June, and it is usually hot during the season. The temperature during the summer can go as high as 35 degrees Celsius. The monsoon season is an enchanting time to experience the true beauty of Malshej Ghat, and it is usually between July to September. Malshej Ghat receives an average to moderate amount of rainfall during the season. The winter season is generally from October to February, and the region transformed into a paradise. The temperature during the winter is below 15 degrees Celsius, which makes it the best time to go hiking and to explore the nature trails.


    Can you tell me about the Malshej ghat points?

    If you are looking for a waterfall place for a weekend or holiday, this is the place. Many interesting points offer a good vantage point for photography. You can visit them after camping at Malshej ghat. 

    • Malshej Ghat Photography Point
    • Malshej ghat attractive stone
    • Valley View Point Malshej Ghat
    • Malshej Ghat Thumb Point


    About Malshej ghat MTDC

    Do you want to go for a road trip on the Malshej ghat for waterfall, jungle trekking, valley side stay? MTDC Malshej Ghat, you will be amazed by the beauty of nature during your stay. Located right next to the valley and Kalu Waterfall. The rooms offer amazing panoramic views of the Sahyadris. It is well connected to Mumbai and Pune. Malshej Ghat is budget-friendly and open throughout the year. 


    Where is Malshej Ghat? 

    Malshej Ghat, with an average height of 700 metres, is located in Pune district, near the Thane district's border. It lies 130 kilometres north of Pune and 154 kilometres northeast of Mumbai. Kalyan in Thane District or Karjat near Mumbai is the closest rail station.

    Malshej ghat spots are full of waterfalls, jungle, green rice fields, tall mountains, good food, good weather. It is a place that can give you a lot of unforgettable experiences.


    Malshej Ghat Camping Blog

    The undulating territory of Maharashtra is adorned with mighty and misty mountains enveloped in greenery. Among these is the grand mountain pass of Malshej Ghat. Malshej Ghat Camping is an astounding end of the week escape for those wanting to discover the splendour of the countryside of this historic state. 

    Away from the bustling city life and its chaos, lingers this camping experience in Malshej. Views of Ghats, rugged mountains in the vicinity and serene ambience make it a perfect destination rejuvenate our mind, body and soul. With unmistakable trees for what it's worth, the campground brags of its rich green excellence and allows campers to encounter the pristine cool wind. the camping experience is one of its kind and is one of the activities you will treasure for the lifetime.

    As of late, camping as a recreational activity has picked up momentum and there is nothing better than camping at this extraordinary and clandestine lakeside campsite at Malsej Ghat. Malshej Ghat lakeside campground will leave you entranced with the lavish greenery and affable well as the magnanimous mountain. The climate here is tranquil to such an extent that it will cause you to disregard all the concerns of your everyday life. 

    Malshej ghat is a 2250 feet high mountain pass in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, which is 135 kilometres from Pune and 150 kilometres from Mumbai. Only a couple kilometres drive from the village of Khireshwar will take you to the awesome and unblemished Malshej Ghat. Cross Malshej Ghat, the most ravishing mountain pass, and visit Pimpalgaon Joga Dam for lakeside camping.

    The secluded campsite parades of being home to natural magnificence and presents the perspective on lavish green excellence with conspicuous slopes, a long way from the hustle-clamour of the city. It is one of the spots you will begin to look all starry eyed at from the first sight. This campsite boasts of views which includes the impressive Harishchandragad fort with its Citadel and the Taramati peak. 

    The un-spoilt spot and its peacefulness will blow your mind! Malshej Ghat campsite is curated in a way which lets you participate in several activities to make this day out an ideal sensational encounter. Come with your folks and amigos and make memories forever. The tents overlook the excellence of nature and you can stargaze from it. No camping is finished without a melodic night around, appreciate a gathering on the grass with music, dance and disco illuminations.

    The Malshej Ghat camping experience is meant for loosening up in the tranquil climate in the midst of the mountains. You will have a life-changing encounter by the lakeside and camping in this delightful quiet spot. At night, sit before the comfortable campfire and devour a sizzling barbecue and spicy Maharashtrian delicacies.

    Treks and Trails welcome you to Malshej Ghat Campsite where you can see the most pleasant perspectives around the lakeside. Enjoy some fun games in the open grounds, and as the night approaches appreciate the bonfire beneath the star-lit sky. The comfortable stay in the tents just adds to the overall experience of genuinely camping outdoors. All in all, would you say you are prepared for this adventure?

    Malshej Ghat is honoured with rich biodiversity, and it is an extraordinary spot to engage in bird-watching. It is a top location for nature darlings and photographers as you will definitely be hypnotized by its magnificence. The hypnotizing Pushpawati River which is made out of Pimpalgaon Joga Dam is an asylum for transitory flying creatures like flamingos, Alpine Swift, Whistling Thrush, Quail, Purple Moorhen and Pied Crested. It's a little heaven for birdwatchers.

    Malshej Ghat trip is an amazing destination to go hiking encompassed by chronicled fortresses, lavish greeneries, cascades, untamed wildlife, and Buddhist caves that you can discover. The absolute most famous trekking courses that you can embark upon are Nimgiri Fort Caves, Kalu Waterfall, Naneghat Trek, Jividhan Fort trek, Bhairavgad, Moroshi, Sindola Fort Trek, and numerous Sahyadri Forts close to Junnar district.

    You can even do a one-day trek to Shivneri fort, situated around 40 kilometres from Malshej Ghat. This 17th-century fort is the birthplace of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

    You can go trekking up to Harishchandragad Fort. The fort goes back to 6th century! Explore the Buddhist caves situated near to the Harishchandragad Fort. Go rock climbing at Ajoba Hillfort and witness the staggering lavish green scenes.

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