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Khopoli, Karjat Overview

Situated between midway between Mumbai and Pune, Khopoli is a hidden gem in the state of Maharashtra which is mainly known for its Imagica Water Park. Nestled at the base of the verdant green Sahyadris, the small town is home to dense woods, amazing theme parks, blooming gardens, mesmerising waterfalls and ancient temples, which also makes it one of the most popular weekend getaways from the adjoining cities. Although, lately it has been converted into an industrial city but it has somehow managed to retain its original charm, beauty and tranquility. It is mostly flocked by tourists looking for solitude and quality time amidst bounteous nature and natural beauty.

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Places of Attraction in Khopoli

  1. Kune Waterfalls

    Known as the land of waterfall, the most popular one in Khopoli is Kune Waterfall. Gushing down from a height of 660 feet amidst rocky terrains of the Sahyadris, it is not only a perfect picnic spot but is also ideal when you want to relax and unwind and soothe your mind away from the hustle bustle of the city. 
  2. Rajmachi Fort

    Rajmachi Fort is another attraction in Khopoli which is a haven for trekkers and adventure enthusiasts. Although it is also frequented by history lovers who visit to study the ruined structure. Boasting of panoramic vistas and sweeping views of the valleys and the surrounding hills, it is one of the top vantage points in all of the state.
  3. Shri Vireshwar Mahadev Temple

    Shri Vireshwar Mahadev Temple is another attraction in town which mostly allures and appeases the religiously inclined and the devotees. Built by Nana Fadnavis- a popular Maratha statesman, the temple is enshrined by Shri Vireswar. The highlight of the temple is a quaint pond situated on the forefront. Here you can just relax and admire the beauty of the temple and also the surroundings.
  4. Tungarli Lake

    Tungarli Lake is situated at a distance of 15 km from Khopoli and is one of the best sightseeing spots in the region. Considered a haven for birdwatchers and photographers, the place has gradually developed into a major picnic spots in the area. It is best visited during monsoons as at that time, not only will you be able to spot more exotoc bird breeds but also the overall ambiance is a lot better. The lake is brimful with blue water and the hills shine glossy green. 
  5. Woods of Western Ghats

    Although this is not a mainstream attraction, however, a lot of tourists choose to explore the dense woods of the Western Ghats. Besides discovering new places for trekking, hiking and camping, you may also find tinkering waterfalls and come across rich wildlife.

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