Out of all the fascinating wonders of nature that humans have been able to discover throughout, a reverse waterfall in Naneghat is surely one thing that has left us all in great awe! Well, if you didn’t know it before, may be this will be your next weekend getaway near Mumbai. Naneghat or popularly known as Nana Ghat, is a majestic mountain range in Maharashtra near the Konkan coast and Deccan plateau. The serene mountain pass in Maharashtra makes for a stunning view and what’s more is that you can enjoy a day trip here with your folks.
For those of you who are still wondering how this cascading beauty defies gravity, well, it does not. The simple reason behind this reverse effect is the strong force of the winds that push the water upwards. So, while it is highly necessary that you carry warm clothes while you visit, don’t forget to carry an umbrella in case it starts to rain.
Things To Do At Naneghat
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A mountain range like Naneghat calls for a trek. Be it for the first-timers, or the regular ones, a trek all the way to the reverse waterfall feels nothing less than a feast to your eyes and food for your soul. An ideal time to visit this serene site is around the time of monsoon when the force of the cascading water is strong enough to put on a good show! It takes approximately 5 hours to cover the entire trek including both ways. You can add a treat to your soothing trek is the combination of Bhajiyas and tea at the Dhaba located near the waterfalls.
How To Reach Naneghat
You can board a bus from Kalyan bus stand and get down at Junnar. From there, you can easily reach Naneghat by road. Alternatively, you can also opt for guided tours from Mumbai and Pune that start from INR 750 per adult.
Don’t forget to carry some essential medicines along with a few warm clothes as it might get a little cold due to the strong winds near the mountain range. Also, carry an umbrella, some power packed snacks and a water bottle as you might feel thirsty and hungry if you go for a trek till the waterfalls.
From the quaint corners of the remote villages to the surreal hill stations with offbeat peaks, India’s tourist destinations never fail to amuse the travelers. So, what are you waiting for? Plan a trip to Maharashtra for an ultimate holiday experience amid the scenic views and charming landscapes with your loved ones like never before!