Dabhosa Waterfall

District : Thane
How to reach there : One can reach Jawhar hill station which is 180 kms from Mumbai, 80 kms fro Nashik, 39 kms from Kasa and 56 kms from Trimbakeshwar. The waterfall is situated at a distance of 16 kms (near Dabhosa village) from Jawhar towards Silvassa. After a certain point, the road to this waterfalls is a kuccha (uneven) road that goes through Dabhosa village.
Best time to visit : July to March
About :

Dabhosa Waterfall is a seasonal fall in Thane District of Maharashtra. This 300 ft high waterfall is on Jawhar-Silvassa road, about 18 km from Jawhar. The fall is at its peak capacity during the rainy season. The entire depth of the fall can only be witnessed from a flat summit near the fall.

Dabhosa Waterfall can be approached by trudging ones way through an uneven road from Dabhosa village.

Overlooking the magnificent Dabhosa waterfall, it is the exotic campsite. The waterfall is a sight to be seen in the monsoons when it roars all the way down its 300 ft height. Its a superb adventure spot with Kayaking, Valley Crossing and Zip Line, Rappelling and laddering, Trekking, fishing being the options available. The nights are a complete back to nature experience with the roar of the waterfall in the background and the entire camp lit only on Kandeels. There is no electricity, but you wont need the fans as the weather is nice all year round.
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Coordinates: 20°0’14″N 73°12’23″E
20°0’14″N 73°12’23″E

Jawhar.
Coordinates: 19°54’55″N 73°13’56″E

its a beautiful place on a mountain top,with lush greenery, some huge waterfalls(dabhosa, hirve pada and kaal maandvi ) and
superb roads..

While going we took NH3 (Mumbai – Nashik Road), from Kasara ghat we took left towards Jawhar.

We came to Mumbai via NH8 (Mumbai – Ahmedabad Road)

The waterfall is just awesome!! Worth visiting the place. ( best time to visit the place should be October month)

Here’s the Distance Log of the ride

Home (Jogeshwari) to Kasara Ghat = 121 Km (NH3 – Mumbai Nashik Road)
Kasara Ghat to Khodala = 22 Km
Khodala to Jawhar = 42 Km
Jawhar to Dabhosa water fall = 18 Km
Dabhosa water fall to Charoti Naka = 66 Km (Via Jawhar- Kasa)
Charoti Naka to Home (Jogeshwari) = 104 Km (NH8 – Mumbai Ahmedabad Road)

Total Distance covered = 373 Km

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Getting There:

From Nasik: 98 km. Nasik >> Trimbakeshwar >> Jawhar >> Dabhosa Waterfall.

From Mumbai: 184 km. Mumbai via Western Express Highway (NH 8) >> Charoti Naka (Kasa) >> Jawhar >> Dabhosa Waterfall.

Best Time To Visit: July to February.

Dadar-Kopra / Dabhosa Waterfall (300 ft): It’s an ideal monsoon getaway. A lush green forest, serpentine roads, misty valleys and milky waterfalls, this place has it all. The site of Dabhosa Waterfall is quite stunning.

On reaching Jawhar, follow the Selvas Road. Making your way through the dense jungle, lakes, streams and several small villages you reach the site of this fall. Beyond the fencing one gets a majestic view of the Dabhosa Waterfall / Dadar-Kopra Fall.

Around Jawhar:

1.
Jai Vilas Palace: This huge palace is famous for its structure and size. Also called as Raj Bari. It is owned by the tribal king of Jawhar. Being a private property one hardly gets the permission to see it from inside.

2.
Sunset Point: As the name suggests, this point really give you a magnificent view of the settling sun. The view of the valley below from here is also picturesque.

3.
Shirpamal: It is a place where Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj camped on his way to Surat. The surrounding view is quite breathtaking.
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Coordinates: 20°0’14″N 73°12’23”

Nature Trails today own and operate the following resorts and campsites:-

1. Durshet Forest Lodge, Village Durshet Taluka khalapur, Dist. Raigad
2. Sajan Nature Club, Village Sajan, Vikramgadh, Dist.Thane.
3. Divekarvadi Vikramgadh, Vikramgadh, Dist.Thane
4. Dabhasa Camp, Jawahar Silvasa Road, Taluka Jawahar, Dist.Thane.
5. Tapola River Camp, Village Ahir, Taluka Mahabaleshwar, Dist. Satara

District : Thane
How to reach there : One can reach Jawhar hill station which is 180 kms from Mumbai, 80 kms fro Nashik, 39 kms from Kasa and 56 kms from Trimbakeshwar. The waterfall is situated at a distance of 16 kms (near Dabhosa village) from Jawhar towards Silvassa. After a certain point, the road to this waterfalls is a kuccha (uneven) road that goes through Dabhosa village.
Best time to visit : July to March
About :

Dabhosa Waterfall is a seasonal fall in Thane District of Maharashtra. This 300 ft high waterfall is on Jawhar-Silvassa road, about 18 km from Jawhar. The fall is at its peak capacity during the rainy season. The entire depth of the fall can only be witnessed from a flat summit near the fall.

Dabhosa Waterfall can be approached by trudging ones way through an uneven road from Dabhosa village.

Overlooking the magnificent Dabhosa waterfall, it is the exotic campsite. The waterfall is a sight to be seen in the monsoons when it roars all the way down its 300 ft height. Its a superb adventure spot with Kayaking, Valley Crossing and Zip Line, Rappelling and laddering, Trekking, fishing being the options available. The nights are a complete back to nature experience with the roar of the waterfall in the background and the entire camp lit only on Kandeels. There is no electricity, but you wont need the fans as the weather is nice all year round.

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http://www.sudhir.in/index.php?task=waterfalls&water=dabhosa

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What to see in Jawhar ?

Hanuman Point

On the east side of the city from nearly 1 to 2 km from the heart of the city there was a old temple of maruti which was surrounded by dark forest of cactus , thus known as Katya Maruti mandir.Ahead of mandir there is a vally .The temple is surrounded by vally from three side. the vally is nearly 500 feet deep As the development is done the temple is renovated and now it is known as hanuman Point. From this point at the time of night we can see the lights of train in Kasara ghat in day we can see historical fort of Shahapur Maholi.

Early in the morning the vally of mountains are covered with dark fog slighlty we can say that every where is water .But as the fog disappears we can see beauti

ful greenry .Just after that we can see the sun rays rising from behind the hill.The vally also known as Devkobacha Kada Among this our freedom fighter and most beloved Veer Savarkar also lives here in his childhood . The hanuman point (Sunrise Point ) is there a most beautiful place from where we can see sunrise beautiful vally, high hills & the Royal Jaivilas Palace.

Sunset Point

Nearly 0.5 km away towords west from the heart of the city is the heritage of lovers called Sunset point The Shape of the vallay is like Bow (Dhanush) therefore earlier was known as Dhanukamal.The views of sunset from this loacation is so Marvolous that one can say I think i mat Bombay point of ‘Mahabaleshwar.’ While the sunsets, the mountain of Mahalaxmi near Dahanu which is nearly 60km from Jawhar can be seen easily and we can see the sun at the nearest The rays of sun spreads in the dark bushes in the valley the seen is so beautiful which cant expressed in words.

Jaivilas Palace

The palace was build by Raje Yashwant Rao Maukne.The stone used for this is syinite which was brought from Kalidhond which is 5 km away from its location.It was said that the waork of palace was complited the quary of stone was dumped and now from the geological department of india the survay was taken to find out the quary .The palace is a master piece of pink stone.There is a beatiful garden must be called forest having plants of Kaju everywhere.

Dadarkopara ( Dabhosa)

Dabhosa- Dadarkopara -waterfall is only 18 km away from on jawhar – Talasari – Silvasa Road. This waterfall is on Lendi River and on other side of river at sarsun there is Dadarkopara Waterfall. The dadarkopara fall is dry during summer there is also known as suka (Dry) fall.The height of water fall is 300 feet from lendi river first the water comes in flask shaped rock & again from there its comes in 5 feet by 5 feet flask shaped open natural container.Both the sides of waterfall are surround by straight mountains of height not less than 600 feet and are covered with medical plants.(Vanaushadhi).

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124 km – about 2 hours 52 mins

Dadar station
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1.Head northeast on Lakhamsi Nappu Rdtoward Tilak Marg No1
1.4 km
2.Turn right at Bhandarkar Marg
0.4 km
3.At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit ontoEastern Express Hwy

Go through 1 roundabout
8.8 km
4.Continue on Vasant Rao Naik Marg
2.0 km
5.Continue on Eastern Express Hwy
14.7 km
6.Slight left at Agra Rd/NH 3
0.4 km
7.Turn left at S V Rd
0.6 km
8.At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Old Agra Rd
55.5 km
9.Turn right
2.5 km
10.Turn left
36.8 km
11.Slight right
0.4 km
12.Turn right

Suryamal, Wada-Khodala Road, 551

Absheer Farms, Suryamal. –

It is a picturesque hill station in Thane District of Maharashtra. Suryamal is 120 km north-east of Mumbai.

Suryamal boasts of the highest peak in Thane District. One can enjoy the commanding views of the surrounding valleys and forests from here. Amala Wildlife Sanctuary and Jawhar are some of the tourist attractions around.

Igatpuri Railway Station is the nearest major railhead. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the nearest airport.

Further statistical data is available at www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/16/Suryamal.html

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