Ahupe Ghat Trek Blog – An Adventurous Jungle Trek in Maharashtra
Ahupe Ghat is located in Ambegaon Taluka of Pune District in Maharashtra, India. Top of Ahupe Ghat provides a mesmerizing and amazing view of Sahyadri Mountain Range.
Base Village: Khopivali
Elevation/Height: 3855 Feet or 1175 m
Nearest Railway Station: Kalyan
Grade level: Medium
Endurance Level: Medium
Time Required to Reach the Top: 3-4 Hour
Best Time to Visit: June to January
Ahupe Ghat Information
Ahupe Ghat can be reached via road from Deccan side or by trekking through Konkan side via the mountain pass. The Ghat comes in Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary. Ahupe Ghat is a mountain pass which was made to connect Murabad taluka of Thane district to Junnar Taluka of Pune District.
Ahupe Ghat looks mighty when we see it from the base village. Ahupe Ghat is a big and flat plateau. There is a small village known as Ahupe village at top of Ahupe Ghat. We can do range trek from Ahupe ghat to Bhimashankar.
Ahupe Ghat Trek Route
Khopivali Village – Paddy Fileds – Small River Crossing – Big River Crossing – Jungle Route – Ahupe Ghat top
Ahupe Ghat trek is simple but tiring. This trek will test your patience and stamina. Ahupe Ghat Trek is full of Jungle Trek with lots of Floura and Fiona. This trek is well marked and we don’t need to hire a guide for this trek. We have to go through paddy fields, many small water streams, river crossing and dense jungle to reach the top.
Things to See on Ahupe Ghat :
- Ahupe Waterfall
- Many Water Tanks
- Shekru – National animal of Maharashtra
- View of Machindragad and Gorakhgad
Camping / Accommodation Facility: There are no hotels on top of Ahupe Ghat for accommodation. Local people can provide shelter in their home. Ahupe Ghat is big plateau and camping can be done over there.
Food / Water Facility: There are many small shops on top of Ahupe Ghat, We can easily get food and water. However, Arrangement of food and water can be done by People of Ahupe village.
How to Reach Ahupe Ghat
Get down at Kalyan Railway station. Kalyan can be easily reached from Mumbai, Pune and Thane. Get a bus from Kalyan to Murbad. There is no direct bus available for Khopivali village. From Murbad get share vehicle to reach Mhasa Village. From Mhasa get share vehicle to reach Khopivali village which is the base village for Ahupe Ghat Trek.
Total Cost of My Journey
Mumbai to Ahupe Ghat
- Thane to Kalyan (By Train): Rs. 15
- Kalyan to Murbad (By Bus): Rs. 40
- Murbad to Mhasa village (By Share Vehicle): Rs. 20
- Mhasa village to Khopivali Village (By Share Vehicle): Rs. 20
Ahupe Ghat to Mumbai
- Walk 1km to reach Dehri Village.
- Dehri village to Murbad (By Bus): Rs. 36
- Murbad to Kalyan (By Bus): Rs. 40
- Kalyan to Thane (By Train): Rs. 15
Total Cost of My Journey: Rs. 176
Places to Visit near Ahupe Ghat :
- Siddhagad Fort