Karjat Tourism
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Karjat Tourism

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5.3/7
115 Ratings & 64 Reviews

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Shashwat Shukla
  • Shashwat Shukla
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews

"Really good place but only for Monsoons"

  • Posted 1 year ago
Its a great place to be in for hiking, etc but only during monsoons. rest of the year it is pretty dry and not as great a tourist spot Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Hariharan's farm house and the river by its side! Activities & things....... More
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Ranjana  Sharma
  • Ranjana Sharma
  • Cityslicker
  • Lives in Noida
  • 7 Reviews

"Stree buster"

  • Posted 3 years ago
Nice place to go to if you want to escape the madness of the city.All modern amenities are found here. Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Nothing much with regards to sightseeing. Activities & things to do: Activities depend on the resort....... More
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Abhishek Singhal
  • Abhishek Singhal
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews

"Peaceful weekend away from city bustle"

  • Posted 3 years ago
Located in a peaceful corner in Maharashtra, its a nice getaway with all the modern amenities that you might need for a weekend. Got loads of activities to do if you're interested and loads of lazing time & places if thats your idea of a....... More
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Basant Giri
  • Basant Giri
  • Lives in Mumbai
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  • 2 Reviews

"An Eco Friendly Resort"

  • Posted 3 years ago
This destination is near Neral (I could not find Neral from the list, hence Karjat was selected as it is very close to this place). Our group consisted of 12 people in all ages right from 10 to 70 years. All of us thoroughly enjoyed this....... More
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Karjat Info

  • State: Maharashtra
  • Famous for/as: Heritage
Located in the Raigad District of the Indian state of Maharashtra, Karjat is a city, a tehsil, a municipal corporation and a sub-district. It falls in the Asthavinayak Ganesha belt region. The city shares its region with the Bhor Ghat, Sahyadri, Western Ghats and the coastal plains of Konkan region near Deccan. Lying on the banks of River Ulhas in the foothills of Matheran, the hill station of Karjat has an average elevation of 194 m.

The population of Karjat is 2,17,363 with tourism, sports, film shooting, plantation and hospitality being the major occupations. Though this traditional hamlet mainly serves as a weekend getaway for domestic travellers, it has also gained prominence as a picnic spot among foreigners. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is currently working on the development of Karjat in terms of infrastructure, amenities and tourist facilities.

A beautiful tourist outpost in the backdrop of Bhor Ghat, Karjat is sought after by trekking enthusiasts. The undulated green plains, hilly terrains and valley slopes form trekking trails, which range from medium to very demanding.

The most prominent trekking trails of the region are those leading to Matheran via Rambagh Point, Peth Fort and Chanderi Fort. Other difficult trekking trails can be seen in the villages of Khandpe, Sandshi and Kondiwade.

With the River Ulhas originating in Karjat, the city is also a major centre for water sports like river rafting. The best time to indulge in white water rafting is from July through September; however, it highly depends on the rainfall.

Karjat is also a preferred spot for other activities like hiking and mountain climbing. Sightseeing and picnicking are other major attractions of this weekend getaway. The most favourable time to visit Karjat is from November to February.

Tourists can travel to Karjat by varied modes of transportation, such as air, rail and road. The nearest airport to Karjat is the Chhatrapati International Airport in Mumbai (90 km). Being easily accessible via several highways, Karjat can also be reached by road.

The city is also has a major rail terminus, which is linked to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai, Khopoli and Panvel via local trains. It is further linked to other cities in and around the state by public and private buses.

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