Malshej Ghat Thumb Point - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Malshej Ghat Bus Stand): 3 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: On The Kalyan - Ahmednagar Highway

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 3 km from Malshej Ghat Bus Stop, Malshej Ghat viewpoint is a vantage point located in the pristine hill station of Malshej Ghat. It is one of the popular places to visit in Malshej Ghat.

Malshej Ghat Viewpoint is located on the Kalyan - Ahmednagar highway. It offers an uninterrupted view of the mountains, valleys, and the low lying plains. Most people come to Malshej Ghat in the rainy season between June and September to enjoy the numerous waterfalls splashing down from the steep hillsides, and watch the dense clouds ascending from the Arabian Sea up the Western Ghats, of which Malshej Ghat is a part.

It is a fantastic getaway for people looking to spend some quality time amidst nature. This beautiful place is perfect for macro, landscape, and slow shutter photography, because of its magnificent waterfalls, sunsets, cloud patterns, and lush green mountains.

Located near the tunnel, the viewpoint is well paved with a pathway and a small bridge. A few hand carts were serving freshly baked corn on the cob, or a hot bowl of noodles near the viewpoint.

Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM

Entry: Free