About (Naneghat Trek)

Naneghat is a mountain pass situated at an elevation of 2600 feet. The trek is famous for its ancient pass it connects the Konkan Coast and Junnar town. Naneghat is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range near Junnar in Pune district of Maharashtra. While going through Malshej Ghat, we can easily get a glimpse of Naneghat after Murbad. Nane means "coin" and ghat means "pass". As this path was used as a toll booth to collect toll from traders crossing the hills. From the inscriptions in the caves indicate that Satavahana dynasty ruled here and also the Mauryan Empire. We can approach Naneghat via Vaishakhare or via Dahndya.

History of Naneghat Pass

During the reign of the Satavahana, the pass was extensively used as a trade route between Kalyan and Junnar. This was the most important trade route, as it connected harbor of Sopara (now Nalasopara) and Kalyan directly to Junnar and Paithan. Bor Ghat, Malshej Ghat, and Naneghat were the foremost road links for commuting coast to the Junnar plateau. The Satvaahans had made Naneghat their main route to Junnar. During their tenure, the most important way of commuting was Naneghat, which linked Kalyan & Sopara to Paithan. However, as time proceeded, it was destroyed by alien rulers and then paid no attention.

Naneghat Trekking 

Once you reach Naneghat trekking point, there is a proper trail from there taking you to the Naneghat. This trail is pretty easy and is five kilometers. Naneghat trekking point just starts off the Ahmednagar-Kalyan road. The trail passes through some patchy forest and mostly dry terrains. When you reach towards the end of the trek, you will see a high point in front of you. You will have to climb to the hilltop.

About Vaishakhare Village

Vaishakhare Village, with population of 1587 is Murbad sub district's the 14th most populous village, located in Murbad sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Vaishakhare village is 11 km and it is the 15th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 138 persons per km.

Nearest town of the village is Kalyan and distance from Vaishakhare village to Kalyan is 92 km. Murbad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 82 km away. 5.59 square kilometer (49%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Naneghat Trek Event Details

  • Naneghat Trek Difficulty Level: Medium
  • Naneghat Trek height: 2800 ft. (approx.)
  • Naneghat Trek Base Village: Vaishakhare
  • Naneghat Trek Distance: six kilometres one way
  • Naneghat Trek Reverse Waterfall Region: Malshej Ghat
  • Naneghat photos: available in the photo gallery 
  • Trekker Fitness and Endurance: Medium and BMI under 30 
  • Best time to visit Naneghat Trek's reverse waterfall: June–September (when the waterfall is at its peak)
  • Total time required for climbing Naneghat: Maximum 2.5–3 hrs.
  • Naneghat Trek's nearest railway station is Kalyan.
  • Duration: 1 night and 1 day
  • Naneghat Trek Type: Ancient Trade Route
  • Distance from Mumbai: 112 km
  • Distance from Pune: 170 km
  • Cost: Rs. 1,399/- per person

Receive a trekking E-certificate on completion of the Naneghat Trek


Naneghat Trek Upcoming Batches

June: 22,  29

July: 6, 13, 20, 27

August: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

September: 7, 114, 21, 28


Naneghat Monsoon Trek Event Itinerary

From Mumbai

Day 0

Day 1

02:00 am - Reach at base village and rest in the bus.

04:30 am - Packed Breakfast.

05:30 am - Start ascending.

09:30 am - Reach on top and explore. Visit reverse waterfall.

11:30 am - Early Lunch.

12:30 pm - Start descending.

04:30 pm - Reach at base and start the return journey to Mumbai.

11:00 pm - Approx. arrival at Mumbai.

From Pune

Day Zero - Meet our experienced trek guide

Day One

04:30 am - Reach at base village and have breakfast.

05:30 am - Start ascending.

09:30 am - Reach on top and explore. Visit reverse waterfall.

11:30 am - Early Lunch.

12:30 pm - Start descending.

04:30 pm - Reach at base and start the return journey to Pune.

11:00 pm - Approx. arrival at Pune.

How to book?

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  • A WhatsApp group link will be sent to your WhatsApp number 8 hours prior to the departure. (Please provide WhatsApp number while booking)
  • Event Details and Trek Leaders details will be shared on that WhatsApp group only.

Places of interest at Naneghat:

  • Beautiful Rock Caves
  • Huge Toll Collection Pot
  • Nanacha Angtha (Nana's Thumb)
  • Enchanting Waterfalls
  • panoramic views of the Sahyadri Mountain Range
  • Historical Inscriptions
  • Birdwatching
  • Rich heritage and natural beauty of the Western Ghats

How to reach Naneghat?

Naneghat is a popular trekking spot located on the Malshej Ghat Road in Maharashtra. If you are planning to reach Naneghat from Pune, you can catch the 3:30 am Mahalakshami Express to Kalyan or take a bus to Kalyan. From Kalyan, you can take state transport buses to Junnar and ask the driver to stop near the base village of Vaishakhare village. Atgaon railway station is the nearest railhead from here. If you are travelling from Mumbai, you can take a local train from Vashi railway station in Navi Mumbai to reach Kalyan, which is the closest railway station from Naneghat. You can also reach Naneghat from Pune or Mumbai by road. Remember to keep an eye out for the signboard signalling the start of the Naneghat trek near Vaishakhare village.

The nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, which is approximately 140 km away. The nearest railway station is Kalyan Railway Station, which is approximately 90 km away.

Why choose Treks and Trails for Naneghat Night Trek?

  • We were preferred by over 20000 trekkers last year with a 4.7 review rating of 5.
  • We equip one trek leader for every ten trekkers.
  • Female trek leader on each trek
  • Provide an E-certificate on successful completion of the trek. Valid for a lifetime with 99.9 percent availability online.
  • E-certificate is tamper-proof and shareable on social media and leading networking websites.
  • The roadmap includes adventure insurance for every trekker and trek leader for all our treks.
  • We self-operate our treks 
  • Group discounts available


Please Note

  • If you wrongly booked for different date or batch. And you want to change date within 3 days of departure, then transfer charges will be applied which will be Rs. 200/- per person.
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What is included in the tour

  • 1 veg Breakfast and 1 veg Lunch
  • Travel by private non-AC vehicle
  • Trek Leader Expertise Charges
  • E-certificate 

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Entry fee for foreign nationals
  • 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
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
  • 2/3 liters of water
  • Mask and sanitizer
  • 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

Cancellation Policy and Charges

  • 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.
  • Refunds won't be issued if you cannot attend the event due to heavy rains, floods, traffic jams, car breakdowns or a personal medical emergency.
  • Your booking cannot be shifted to another date if you cannot attend the event due to heavy rains, floods, traffic jams, car breakdowns, or a personal medical emergency.
  • If your area is prone to flooding, traveling from a flooded area, heavy traffic, heavy rains, missing the train, or any other reason, if you cannot attend the event, we won't issue a refund or shift you to another date.
  • Management won't be held responsible if you are stuck due to heavy rains, traffic jams, personal emergencies or floods during the event.
  • If you are bringing kids, please understand the possibility of getting stuck or delayed. You might have to stay back due to heavy rains, floods, bus breakdowns, and rush at the trekking destination. We won't be able to refund or shift you to another date. You will have to wait it out till the weather clears.
  • Due to bad weather, floods, sudden changes in government rules, and overcrowding at the destination trek, the organizer has the right to change the trekking destination.
  • During the trek , due to any circumstances seen or unseen trek leader has the right to cancel the trek for safety reason. No refund shall be issued.

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. 
Frequently Asked Questions

Are you an adventurer who loves trekking? Completing a trek can be a life-changing experience that leaves you with unforgettable memories. To commemorate your achievement, TreksandTrails provides e-certificates to all participants who successfully complete their trek. These e-certificates include your name, the name of the trek you completed, the date of completion, and a digital signature from TreksandTrails. They are a perfect way to showcase your accomplishment to the world and share your trekking journey with your loved ones. By receiving an e-certificate from TreksandTrails, you can proudly display your achievement on your social media platforms and inspire others to embark on their own adventures.  

Here are some FAQs about our e-certificates:

Q: What is an e-certificate for trekkers and hikers?

A: An e-certificate is a digital certificate awarded to participants upon completion of a trek or hike. It serves as proof of participation and achievement.

Q: How do I receive an e-certificate from TreksandTrails?

A: Upon completion of your trek or hike with TreksandTrails, you will be sent an email with a link to your e-certificate. You can download it from the link and save it on your device or share it on social media platforms.

Q: Can I share my e-certificate on social media platforms?

A: Yes, you can share your e-certificate on all social media platforms. The e-certificate is designed to be easily shareable, so you can show off your achievement to your friends and family.

Eligibility Criteria for a Trekking Certificate:

To be eligible for a trekking certificate, individuals must demonstrate adherence to safety rules, teamwork, and cooperation.

Participants must achieve the following requirements for earning a trekking certificate: completion of the trek; physical fitness; teamwork and cooperation; knowledge of safety rules; environmental awareness; a positive attitude; great attendance; and punctuality. We appreciate their commitment to the sport of trekking and acknowledge their achievements.

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Naneghat Trek 2024 | Monsoon Trek from Mumbai and Pune

A Monsoon trek to Naneghat in Maharashtra will surely make you fall in love with trekking. Know more on Naneghat fort trek, map, routes, etc.from Mumbai & Pune.

Naneghat, also referred to as Nanaghat or Nana Ghat, is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range between the Konkan coast and the ancient town of Junnar in the Deccan plateau. The pass is about 120 kilometres north of Pune and about 165 kilometres east from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Situated at a height of 2,600 feet, Naneghat is a mountain pass through the Sahyadri Mountain Range in Maharashtra that connects the Konkan sea coast with the old town of Junnar in the Deccan.

Naneghat trek route - Get detailed information about various routes to Naneghat from Mumbai & Pune.

Naneghat Malshej Ghat Trek is at its best in the Monsoon. Naneghat is a mountain pass in the Junnar. Naneghat = Nane means Coin, Ghat means Pass.

Naneghat trek, a part of Ghatghar forest, is 110 kms NE of Mumbai and 150 Kms North of Pune. Naneghat trek is a 5 km one day trek and can also be accessed by a motorable road until the hill top. Naneghat trek information is given above in full details.

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Naneghat trek route is a pretty mountain pass near Malshej Ghat. It offers a beautiful trek and has an easy difficulty level.

The Jivdhan fort stood as an important guard fort to protect the interests of various kingdom. Jivdhan to Naneghat has an open field of 2–3 km.

Sign up for a monsoon trek to Naneghat, and explore rocky trails, a pass with strong winds, and rain-drenched beauty.

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Frequently asked questions for Naneghat Trek

1: Can we drive to the Naneghat Trekking Point start location?

 Yes, you can drive to the Naneghat Trekking start point. There is no fixed or paid parking available here, and you will have to park your car near the road's entry point at your own risk.  

2: Distance from Mumbai trek to Naneghat starting point?

Naneghat start point is a 2-3 hours drive from Mumbai, 112 kilometers. The Naneghat trek is one of the most popular treks in Maharashtra, and it's a popular destination for its impressive reverse waterfall, beautiful landscape views and start gazing points. 

Naneghat trek from Mumbai is a trail that offers spectacular views of the Sahyadri. You can experience nature in its purest form with no distractions from man-made structures. We also offer ancient caves for you to explore.

Discover the beauty of a night sky during the summer. Our treks are open all year round, but we offer something special during summer — an experience to admire the beauty of a night sky without any light pollution with your own eyes. You can start gazing and astrophotography without any additional accessories or equipment!

3: Distance from Pune to Naneghat trekking point, Vaishakhare?

3.5- 4  drive from Pune to Naneghat trekking point and 170 kilometers. Treks and Trails offer adventures for all types of people, whether you're an experienced trekker or have never done it before. Please choose from one of our many options for your next adventure!

Our experts are dedicated to their job and will ensure that you have a safe and memorable experience while you're with us. Treks and Trails is an adventure travel company that offers you the chance to experience the best of India.

4: Number of days required for Naneghat trekking?

One day and one night are required for Naneghat trekking Exotic trekking experience. Explore the beautiful Naneghat Trek, which offers an ancient trek route with spectacular views, a famous reverse waterfall during the rainy season, and a beautiful night sky for stargazing and astrophotography during the summer. Naneghat is a must-visit place for trekkers.   

5: Is there food available on the Naneghat Trek route?

Sorry, there are no food stalls throughout the Naneghat Trek route. We will enjoy our breakfast at a restaurant, and Lunch will be served at a homestay. Depending on the itinerary and cost includes. 

6: How much time is required to climb the Naneghat trek route?

The hiking trail is 6 kilometers one way, and it will take us three hours to cover the distance one way. One of Maharashtra's oldest trekking routes takes you through verdant forests, rivers, rocky trails, and ancient caves.

7: Where can we park our cars for the Naneghat caves trek?

There is no designated parking spot available at the base village, and you can park the car near the start point at your own risk.

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8: Is there any parking charge at the Naneghat trek?

Answer: Yes, locals sometimes ask for money near the parking. 

9. Are toilet available on Naneghat?

Not available. During the trek toilets are not available.

10. Do solo travellers female sign up for these events?

We have 60 - 40 % or more Male - Female ratios on our events.

Many solo Travelling Female join our events.

11. Are Kids allowed on treks?

Kids below 15 with Parents supervision only.

12. What type of food will be provided?

Only Veg local home cooked food is available.

13. Phone Connectivity?

Limited phone connectivity available for most cellular service.

14. Is cash payment or spot payment accepted?

  • Cash payment is not accepted.
  • Registration against 100% upfront payment only via Paytm / UPI / NEFT / IMPS /  Payment Gateway.
  • On the spot payment not accepted.
  • We need to book in advance bus / jeep and make other arrangements upfront payment is must.

15. Will I get bottled water?

Normal well water shall be provided.

16. Can I charge my phone?

No electricity. Please carry a power bank if required.

17. How is the weather now?

Summer Temperature Night 20oC - Day 39°C approx.

Monsoon it rains very heavily please double pack your expensive phones and gadgets.

18. Can we smoke or drink alcohol?

NO. People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit event on immediate basis.

19. Can we listen to music on bluetooth speaker?

Listening to music on earphones or bluetooth speaker is not allowed while trekking, bluetooth speaker not allowed inside homestay.

20. How do I make payment?

You can pay online on our website in how to register tabs.

21. Why is Naneghat Famous?

Naneghat is well-known for its cultural and historical importance, as well as its beautiful surroundings. The term "Naneghat" means "coin pass" and refers to a historic trading route that connected India's west coast with the interior areas. The route was used for the trade between the coastal areas and the Deccan plateau of diverse commodities, including spices, horses, and precious metals.
In addition to its historical value, Naneghat is a popular destination for hikers and trekkers. It provides incredible views of the Sahyadri range, and the journey itself is a fascinating and challenging adventure for anyone seeking adventure. The reverse waterfall at Naneghat is another remarkable sight that attracts visitors from all over. Furthermore, Naneghat is bordered by beautiful green woods and is home to a diverse range of flora and animals, making it an ideal place for nature and wildlife enthusiasts.

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22. Things to do on the Naneghat reverse waterfall trek
Naneghat offers several solo, group, and family activities.Here are some of the best things to do in Naneghat.

Hiking, Cooking, Trekking, Camping
Stargazing Photography
Exploring botany
Staying with locals
Learning the past of the Satavahanas
The trek to Naneghat reverse waterfall offers an exciting opportunity to explore the natural beauty of the region. During the trek, visitors can enjoy scenic views of the surrounding valleys and mountains. The trek is moderately difficult, and visitors can also explore the ancient Buddhist caves located nearby.

23. Places to visit around the reverse waterfall
The Naneghat reverse waterfall is located in the Malshej Ghat region, which is known for its scenic beauty and natural attractions. Visitors can explore the nearby Harishchandragad Fort, Shivneri Fort, and Ajoba Hill Fort. The region is also known for its lush green forests, waterfalls, and scenic views.

Best time to visit the reverse waterfall
The best time to visit the Naneghat reverse waterfall is during the monsoon season from June to September when the waterfall is at its peak. The surrounding areas are lush green, and the weather is pleasant, making it an ideal time to visit.

24. How to reach Naneghat reverse waterfall
Naneghat is a popular trekking spot located on the Malshej Ghat Road in Maharashtra. If you are planning to reach Naneghat from Pune, you can catch the 3:30 am Mahalakshami Express to Kalyan or take a bus to Kalyan. From Kalyan, you can take state transport buses to Junnar and ask the driver to stop near the base village of Vaishakhare village. Atgaon railway station is the nearest railhead from here. If you are travelling from Mumbai, you can take a local train from Vashi railway station in Navi Mumbai to reach Kalyan, which is the closest railway station from Naneghat. You can also reach Naneghat from Pune or Mumbai by road. Remember to keep an eye out for the signboard signalling the start of the Naneghat trek near Vaishakhare village.

The nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, which is approximately 140 km away. The nearest railway station is Kalyan Railway Station, which is approximately 90 km away.

25. How to trek with kids during a trek?

Trekking with kids can be a fantastic family adventure! Here are some tips to make it a great experience: Choose trails suitable for their age and abilities. Pack plenty of snacks, water, and their favorite treats to keep their energy up. Encourage them to explore and appreciate nature along the way. Take regular breaks for rest and games. Ensure they have comfortable shoes and dress in layers for the changing weather. Embrace the adventure together and create lasting memories. Have fun!

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26. Which trek do you recommend for kids around Mumbai?

For kid-friendly treks near Mumbai, there are several options to choose from. Sondai, Karnala, and Lohagad offer scenic trails with moderate difficulty suitable for children. Prabalmachi, Matheran, and Korigad provide a mix of nature and historical exploration. Jambulmal and One Tree Hill are ideal for shorter treks with beautiful views. Dodhani Village in Matheran is another excellent choice for a family-friendly trek. Each of these destinations offers a unique experience and a chance for kids to connect with nature while enjoying the outdoors.

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27. Is it safe to go on a trek during monsoon in Maharashtra?

Trekking in Maharashtra during the monsoon season can be safe if proper precautions are taken. It is critical to choose well-maintained trails, listen to experienced guides, and stay up to date on weather conditions. Avoid going into unsafe regions or attempting dangerous river crossings. Always prioritise safety and be ready for slippery terrain and unpredictable weather.

28. How to protect your gadgets in monsoon trek

To protect your gadgets during a monsoon trek, take essential precautions. Invest in waterproof covers or cases for your gadgets and use a dry bag or waterproof pouch to store them when not in use. Ziplock bags can provide additional protection. Place silica gel packs in your bags to absorb moisture. Use umbrellas or rain covers to shield your gadgets from rain. Avoid submerging them in water and consider backing up your data regularly. Carry power banks or extra batteries for backup power. Being cautious will help ensure the safety of your gadgets in wet conditions.

29. What should I pack for a monsoon trek in Maharashtra?

Pack essential items such as a waterproof backpack, rainproof jacket, quick-drying clothing, extra pairs of socks, trekking shoes with good grip, insect repellent, a waterproof cover for electronic devices, and a first aid kit. Carry enough water and energy snacks as well.

30. Are leeches a problem during monsoon treks in Maharashtra?

Yes, leeches can be encountered during monsoon treks in Maharashtra, especially in forested areas. To protect yourself, wear long socks, tuck your pants into your socks, and apply insect repellent on your legs. Carry a salt or lime solution to detach leeches if they attach to your skin.

31. What are some popular monsoon treks in Maharashtra?

Some popular monsoon treks in Maharashtra include HarishchandragadRajmachiAndharbanKalsubaiBhimashankarTikona FortTorna FortRatangadNaneghat, and Visapur Fort. These treks offer scenic beauty and a unique experience during the monsoon season.


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