Devkund Waterfall Trek
Devkund Waterfall is located near Bhira village of Mangaon Taluka in Raigad District of Maharashtra. Devkund waterfall became very crowded due to its unique structure and some of its photos went viral on social media.
Base Village: Bhira
Elevation/Height: 2000 feet
Nearest Railway Station: Khopoli and Mangaon
Grade level: Easy
Endurance Level: Easy
Time Required to Reach Devkund: 2 Hour
Best Time to Visit: September to November
Devkund Waterfall Information
Devkund Waterfall is one of the popular tourist destinations near Mumbai and Pune. Devkund waterfall is the origin of the Kundalika River. Devkund waterfall is a plunge type waterfall. Devkund waterfall get’s water from many small water stream from the Tamhini Ghat region. This place considered as Holy river and local people keep this place clean.
The water of this place is crystal clean, greeny and cold. The flow of water becomes extremely dangerous in monsoon season so this place closed in monsoon season. Many groups perform rappelling activity in this waterfall. Devkund waterfall is now commercialized and crowded. It is recommended to visit this place on weekdays to avoid the crowd.
Devkund Waterfall Trek Route
Bhira village – Parking Point – Bhira Dam – Jungle Route – Small River Crossing – Jungle Route – Devkund Waterfall
Devkund waterfall trek starts from parking point and goes through the side of Bhira Dam. The route is simple, easy and marked. The route goes through dense forest. It is now compulsory to hire a guide for this trek. They charge Rs.100 per person.
Things to See on Devkund Waterfall Trek:
- Bhira Dam
- Andharban Pinnacle
- View of Andharban Forest Range
Camping / Accommodation Facility: Local people accommodation in their room. We can also do camping near Bhira Dam.
Food / Water Facility: There are many small hotels near Bhira Village, We can easily get food and water. However, Arrangement of food and water can be done by People of Bhira village.
How to Reach Devkund Waterfall
Get down at Khopoli Railway station. Khopoli can be easily reached from Mumbai, Pune and Thane. Khopoli Bus stop catch bus going to Pali Village. Now, from Pali catch bus going to Bhira village which is the base village for Devkund Waterfall.
From Mumbai to Bhira Village: Mumbai – Khopoli – Pali – Bhira Village
From Pune to Bhira Village: Pune – Karjat – Khopli – Pali – Bhira Village
Bus Time Table:
- Pali to Bhira Village: 06:15, 08:45 , 10:15 , 13:45, 15:15, 16:15, 18:40
Note: The Last bus from Bhira Village to Pali is scheduled at 5.00 pm. After this, there is no public transport available, you have to try your luck for hitchhiking.
Total Cost of My Journey
- Thane to Khopoli (By Train): Rs. 25
- Khopoli to Pali (By Bus) : Rs. 60
- Pali to Bhira Village (By Bus): Rs. 26
- Bhira Village to Pali (By Bus): Rs. 26
- Pali to Khopoli (By Bus): Rs. 60
- Khopoli to Thane (By Train): Rs. 25
Total Cost of My Journey: Rs. 222
Places to Visit near Devkund Waterfall:
- Andharban Trek
- Kundalika River Rafting
- Bhira Dam
- Tamhini Ghat