Time Required : 1-2 days
The Plus Valley is a unique attraction in Kolad which is in the shape of a plus sign. Accessible from both Mumbai and Pune, it is popular as a trekking spot. The medium level trekking trail is known for its breathtaking views.
Rail: As only passenger trains stop on the Kolad railway station, opting for the mangaon station is always a better suited option. From there, one will have to hire a vehicle for the rest of the journey to the base camp.
Road: Reaching by road is a very feasible option as Mangoan falls on the Mumbai - Goa highway and is therefore easily accessible from all directions. Even from Pune, The roads to Mangaon are direct. There aren't any bus depots in Mangaon, so if taking a public conveyance, you can take a bus to Dongarwadi from Murbad and then plan accordingly.
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Approx trek time : 4 to 5 hours
Availability of night trek : Night trek available
Base Camp : Tamhini Ghat (Dongarwadi)
Days required for the trek : 1 to 2 days
Difficulty level : Medium - Difficult (medium endurance level)
Height above sea level : 750 meters
Nearest Airport : Lohegaon airport (75 kms) or Mumbai airport (110 kms)
Nearest Railhead : Mangaon or Kolad (on the Konkan Railway)
Region : Sahyadris
Starting point of trek : Village of Dongarwadi (Tamhini Ghat)
Type : Hill - Valley