Friday, 11 February 2011


Durshet is a forest range located in the Sahyadri Mountains. Durshet forest is located on the main Khopoli-Pali Highway and covers more than 42 acres of forest land. It is an ideal place for picnics and excursions, mainly because of its scenic beauty, especially for picnickers from Mumbai & Pune. 

Amba River passes through the Durshet forest. The river is used for swimming, botanical study and river gauging. 

The forest region is also home to many waterfalls, which is frequented by travellers coming to Durshet. Trekking and nature walks are two of the prominent activities available in the region, which is home to varied species of birds. 

Other Attractions nearby Durshet :
Hot water springs in Uddhar, 
Pali Ganapati Temple, 
Mahad Ganapati Temple,
Old Pali Fort.  

How to Reach :
By Air : Nearest Airport Mumbai Airport 105 kms.
By Rail : Durshet Railway Station on Central Line.
By Road :Taxis and State Transport buses are also available from Mumbai to travel to Durshet.

Explore these places :
Amboli |  Anjaneri  | Anjanvel | Aronda | Battis Shirala | Baneshwar | Bhuleshwar | Bor Dam | Bordi | Dhutpapeshwar | Dive Agar | Durshet | GMRT Narayangaon | Igatpuri | Junnar Caves | Kanheri | Kolad | Khodala | Kopeshwar | Lonar | Marleshwar | Narnala | Nawegaon Bandh | Palghar | Phansad | Pitalkhora | Ramdara | Revdanda | Redi | Sagareshwar | Toranmal | Tulapur | Ujni |  more to come.

Do Visit