Devkund waterfall trek is a popular trek point near Andharban region of Maharashtra. Many adventure lovers flock to this waterfall to enjoy its stunning beauty!
Location Address: Near Bhira village/dam, Raigad district, Maharashtra (India).
Best Time To Visit: September to January is the best and safe period to do a Devkund trek. Do not try to visit this waterfall during peak monsoon months because of the high river flow.
Devkund Waterfall Information
A breath-taking waterfall of Dekund is situated near the Bhira dam in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is undoubtedly one of the most stunning waterfalls in India. This waterfall is counted among the very few Perennial waterfalls in Maharashtra and runs throughout the year. Its natural beauty is absolutely mesmerizing![caption id="attachment_1722" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Catchment area of the waterfall![/caption]
The Devkund waterfall is hidden amidst a forest near Kolad. The view of white water cascading down into a clear bluish green water pool is truly unmatched! There is hardly any waterfall where you would see such crystal clear bluish green water (Especially after September). It’s hard to believe that a few years back, it was completely unexplored & unknown to the rest of world![caption id="attachment_1721" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Beautiful view![/caption]
As the waterfall is situated deep inside the forest, there are many trek routes to reach up to the waterfall. So please take an experienced member or a local guide to prevent yourself from getting lost in this dense forest. It takes about 2 hours to cover the distance between Bhira village and the waterfall. There are wild animals (leopards & wild pigs) as well as bird species in this region. The Devkund waterfall trek route leads along Bhira dam backwaters and dense woods. It is medium in grade and also needs to cross a water stream.
The Devkund waterfall trek route leads along Bhira dam backwaters and dense woods. It is medium in grade and also needs to cross a water stream. Coincidentally, the Andharban trek ends at the starting point of this trek![caption id="attachment_1720" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Amazing water pool beneath falls![/caption]
You need to cross a considerably big water streams in order to reach up to the base of the waterfall. Do not enter into the river if you find that the flow of the stream is high. In the time of high rainfall, the water level of the river rises suddenly due to which many people have trapped in the jungle. It is highly advisable to visit this waterfall after September.
IMPORTANT TOURIST INFORMATION
Time Required: 2 Hours from Bhira village.
Difficulty Level: Most of the devkund trek route is easy in grade. You only need to take a precaution near river stream.
How To Reach Devkund Waterfall
- By Road: The distance between Bhira village to Pune, Mumbai, and Nashik is respectively 100 km, 124 km and 150 km. You can take your vehicles till Bhira village. The TATA power plant near Bhira dam is the major landmark to reach the village.
- Nearest Railway Station: Kolad station on Konkan railway is perhaps the convenient railway station to reach this spot. The distance between Kolad station & Bhira is 46 km. You can hire private vehicles from the station till Bhira village.
Entry Fee/Ticket Charges: Not applicable.
Accommodation/ Staying Options: It is not advisable to stay in this jungle due to a presence of wild animals.
Restaurants Nearby/ Eating Stuff: There are no food options nearby this waterfall. Carry sufficient food and water with you while going to this spot. Otherwise, you can make arrangements in the village. Just inform them to make your food while going to the waterfall and have it once you came back to the village.
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Devkund waterfall trek offers an absolute mesmerizing route through beautiful surroundings. It is certainly among the must do treks in Maharashtra!