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Asia » India » Maharashtra » Malshej Ghat February 17th 2016

Malshej Ghatis a mountain pass nestled in the towering rough hills of the Western Ghats. The mountain pass is about 150 KM from Mumbai & 130 KM from Pune. I got a chance to drive down to Malshej Ghat from Mumbai & the 3 hours long drive was one of the best experiences of my life ever! The majestic Western Ghats have narrow, curvy road with deep valleys & numerous blind spots & sharp turns. Thankfully, the roads are well-made, especially the one that led us to Malshej Ghat from Mumbai. The continuous elevated crest of mountains and hills offer breathtaking view of nature. Driving along the Western Ghats in the midst of clouds, dense fog & greener-than-green valley is a blessing for any outdoor enthusiast. It is definitely more about the journey than the destination ... read more
The drive
View of the ghats

Asia » India » Maharashtra » Malshej Ghat January 7th 2008

5th Jan 2008 Destination: Malshej Ghats / Shivneri Fort Trippers: Diago (Me) & Savio (My Best Buddie). Gear: Helmet, Gloves & a Jacket (Damn!! I forgot my glares!!) Route: Dockard rd - Dadar - Thane - Kalyan - Murbad - Malshej - Shivneri Distance: 150 kms to Malshej & 190 kms to Shivneri from Bombay. Expenses: 1200 bucks including food, stay, bike servicing & oil change. Another week closing to an end & the blood rush was unmistakable as the weekend beckoned a relaxing time that lay ahead. I had just finished a night shift & caught a few winks in a BEST bus on my way to Savio's place in Dadar. We reached my place by 11:30 a.m. & a couple of fried eggs, a hot cuppa tea & a quick shower later we were ... read more
Road from Malshej to Shivneri
Entrance of the Shivneri fort
Steps to the Shivneri fort




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