Stunning Waterfalls near Pune to Beat the Heat

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List of Waterfalls near Pune

The charming waterfalls near Pune are a testament to Maharashtra's being endearingly known as the "Land of Waterfalls" boasting of more than 30 mesmerizing waterfalls in the state. While some of these pristine waterfalls near Pune are inaccessible during monsoons, some are only accessible during the rainy season as they are rain-fed. Some of them are situated at hardly 100-200 kms from the city and make for an ideal weekend getaway.

Here is the list of 19 Stunning Waterfalls near Pune to Beat the Heat

1. Ahupe Waterfalls, Bhimashankar

Ahupe Waterfalls, Bhimashankar

Ahupe Waterfalls is situated in Bhimashankar in Maharashtra. It has a wildlife reserve in the vicinity and a beautiful view of the Dimbhe Dam backwaters. These waterfalls near Pune are a popular tourist destination, especially among young couples.

Distance from Pune: 138 km

2. Madhe Ghat Waterfalls, Raigad

Madhe Ghat Waterfalls, Raigad

Situated in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, Madhe Ghat Waterfalls is a beautiful waterfall near Pune located amidst verdant green vegetation, mighty hills and meandering rivers. On some days, you can also spot the Raigad Fort from here.

Distance from Pune: 75 km

3. Dudhsagar falls, Nasik

Dudhsagar falls, Nasik
3.1 /5

Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (all days of the week)

Regarded as one of the best waterfalls near Pune with the view, Dhudsagar falls offer a panoramic view with spectacular scenery. The cascade is in full verve during the monsoon season and quite a sight to behold.

Distance from Pune: 221 km

4. Tamhini ghat waterfalls, Kolad

Tamhini ghat waterfalls, Kolad
3.5 /5

These are popularly known as the Valse and are one of the popular waterfalls near Pune. Its modest peaks and lush greenery make it a quick addition to the list of favorites of all its visitors. The Kansai Waterfalls and hot springs at Uddhar are situated near this falls.

Distance from Pune: 73 km

5. Devkund Waterfalls, Kolad

Devkund Waterfalls, Kolad

Situated near Kolad in Bhira, Devkund Waterfalls is a charming waterfall surrounded by green fields and high cliffs. These waterfalls near Pune are located amidst serene atmosphere, is unexplored and untouched by tourism and is especially popular among young and romantic couples.

Distance from Pune: 148 km

6. Kune Waterfalls, Khandala

Kune Waterfalls, Khandala
3.2 /5

The beautiful Kune Waterfalls are the 14th highest in the country. This one is an interesting three tiered waterfall having a total height of 200m. A popular picnic spot, the area is surrounded by lush greenery. One can also enjoy swimming and bathing in the water.

Distance from Pune: 72 km

7. Lingmala Falls, Mahabaleshwar

Lingmala Falls, Mahabaleshwar
3.8 /5

Timings: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM (all days of the week)
Ticket Price: INR 20 per Person

The Falls lie on the Mahabaleshwar-Pune road. The stream here, in the fall, precipitates over the face of steep cliff, unbroken when the torrent is swollen by rain but otherwise, ordinarily divided by projecting rocks about one-third of the way down into thin silver streaks and sprays often circled by rainbows. This is what makes the Lingmala Falls unique. One can also visit the Dhobi Waterfalls and Chinaman's Waterfalls in Mahabaleshwar. July to December is the best time to see the Lingmala Falls, when they're at their fullest.

Distance from Pune: 113 km

8. Chinaman's falls, Mahabaleshwar

Chinaman's falls, Mahabaleshwar
3.6 /5

A visit to Mahabaleshwar is more or less incomplete without witnessing the tantalizing descend of the Chinaman's fall, one of the most significant waterfalls near Pune.
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Distance from Pune: 120 km

9. Thoseghar Falls, Pune

Thoseghar Falls, Pune

Timings: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (all days of the week)

Thoseghar Falls is situated in Thoseghar around 130 kms from Pune. Falling down a height of 500 metres, the waterfalls are a popular place for day picnic among the locals.

Distance from Pune: 138 km

10. Vajrai Waterfalls, Pune

Vajrai Waterfalls, Pune

Situated in Satara Near Pune, Vajrai Falls is the tallest waterfalls near Pune and in Maharashtra falling at from a height of 560 metres. The silvery cascading water forms a pool at the base. The entire spectacle is a visual treat for the eyes and the destination is popular for weekend getaways from Pune.

Distance from Pune: 139 km

11. Zenith Waterfalls, Karjat

Zenith Waterfalls, Karjat

Situated in Khopoli near Karjat, Zenith Waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls near Pune. The waterfalls can be reached through a short trek between ridges and troughs and narrow pathways.

Distance from Pune: 80 km

12. Bekare Falls, Karjat

Bekare Falls, Karjat

Bekare Waterfalls is situated in Karjat, a few kms away from Pune. Boasting of picturesque beauty and surreal environment, Bekare Waterfalls is also very popular for water sports especially rappelling.

Distance from Pune: 107 km

13. Bhivpuri Waterfalls, Karjat

Bhivpuri Waterfalls, Karjat

Situated around 90 kms from Mumbai in Karjat, Bhivpuri Waterfalls is a mesmerising cascade of water from a cliff. Nestled amidst beauteous surroundings and lush greenery, these waterfalls near Pune are a popular place of tourism in the region.

Distance from Pune: 105 km

14. Pandavkada Falls, Mumbai

 Pandavkada Falls, Mumbai

Pandavkada Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls near Pune for a one day trip with friends and family. Nestled in between verdant green Pandavkada Hills, the waterfalls are a visual treat and ideal spot to relax and rejuvenate.

Distance from Pune: 129 km

15. Randha Falls, Bhandardara

Randha Falls, Bhandardara
3.4 /5

Another waterfall attraction in Bhandardara is the Randha Falls of the Pravara river. The clear water of the Pravara river ferociously falls from a height 170ft into a magnificent ravine. However, this waterfall is only attractive in the monsoons.

Distance from Pune: 165 km

16. Umbrella Falls, Bhandardara

Umbrella Falls, Bhandardara
3.5 /5

The Umbrella Falls are the falls formed under the Wilson Dam and the force with which the water crashes on to the naturally placed rocks gives an impression of an umbrella.

Distance from Pune: 174 km

17. Dugarwadi Waterfalls, Nasik

Dugarwadi Waterfalls, Nasik

Situated at 177 kms from Mumbai in Nasik, Dugarwadi Waterfalls is a beautiful cascade of silvery water amidst verdant greenery, enveloped in mountains. These waterfalls near Pune are synonymous with natural beauty, calm and tranquillity.

Distance from Pune: 248 km

18. Dabhosa Waterfall, Nasik

Dabhosa Waterfall, Nasik

Timings: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM (all days of the week)

Dabhosa Waterfall is situated near Nasik in Thane, Maharashtra. Formed over Lendi River, the falls fall down a height of around 300 metres. The spot also facilitates adventure activities like Kayaking, Valley Crossing, Zip Line, fishing and trekking.

Distance from Pune: 291 km

19. Vihigaon Waterfall, Nasik

Vihigaon Waterfall, Nasik

Vihigaon Waterfall is a perfectly refreshing weekend getaway in the lap of nature's bounty near Nashik. The waterfall is known for its captivating natural beauty and the 120 feet fall where the visitors can engage in rappelling for about 30 minutes. The hike stretch to the falls through the woods is also quite fascinating.

Distance from Pune: 241 km

Which of these waterfalls near Pune have you visited? Let us know in the comments below!

This post was published by Aqsa Aleem

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