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Malshej Ghat

Blessed with awe-inspiring natural beauty, Malshej Ghat hill station is mostly favored by adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. It is settled at an altitude up to 700meters and provides great opportunities to hikers and trekkers. The gushing waterfalls, pristine lakes, lush velvet meadows and rugged mountains form the prime highlights of the place. One can also witness endangered species of fauna and avifauna such as quails, rails, cuckoos and crakes. The major attraction of the place is migratory orange and white flamingoes.

Other than showcasing scenic charm, Malshej ghat also holds great historical and religious importance. One can see Shivneri Fort (the birth place of legendary king Shivaji), Harishchandragad (a hill fort), Buddhist caves (dating back to 3rd century), Shiva temple and Ganesh temple. Monsoon and winter are considered to be the best seasons to plan a trip to Malshejghat hill station. The weather during this time is pleasantly cool and appropriate for sightseeing.