Located in Bhira, Raigad district, Maharashtra, Devkund Waterfalls are a popular tourist attraction and a beautiful picnic spot. The Devkund waterfalls in fact lie at the confluence of three waterfalls and it is believed that they originate from the river Kundalika. Enveloped by a forest of the same name, 'Devkund', you can reach the peak by taking a three-hour long trek from the base village of Bhira. The places that fall on the way to the waterfalls are equally beautiful and the experience of the trek is really worth your time and effort. You can relish dipping into the water that flows downstream and collects at the bottom of the waterfall.
Devkund Waterfalls Trek
After reaching the base village- Bhira, you would have to trek for approximately 3- 4 km. The trek includes walking along the Bhira dam, covering a portion of the dense forest range. You will come across a small water stream and open fields en route your trek. The difficulty grade of the trek is medium. The forest trail is muddy, rocky, but plain in major portions. It would be well-advised to travel with a guide or a local, who is well-versed with the forests of Devkund. The trail starts from Bhira, where you can see several boards and signs, placed for directions. The initial half hour of the trek, you will walk along the Bhira dam reservoir. Camping is an option if you want to spend some time here. For the nest 45-50 minutes, you will have to walk and then cross two streams. There is then, a slight climb which opens into a rocky patch. You have to walk for ten minutes from the opening of the rocky patch. You can spot small shops, selling light snacks and lemon juice etc. When the rocky patch ends, you will have reached your destination. The Bhira dam is also known as the Tata Power dam. This dam is one of the most powerful hydroelectric projects of the country. It also makes for an amazing picnic spot.