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Places Near Karjat

Kotligad, Khandala, Matheran and Lonavala are some of the places near Karjat that are worth visiting on a day trip.

Kotligad, also known as Peth Fort, is about a distance of 29 kms away from Karjat. The conically shaped hill of Kotligad and the scenic beauty of the foothills is the major attraction here. Peth Fort is located at the peak of the mountain against the back drop of Matheran ranges and the panoramic Western Ghats. You can enjoy the majestic view of this place. Near Peth Fort, Phansad wildlife sanctuary and Nethersole Dam are the places that one may visit from here.

The natural beauty of the green meadows, placid lakes, cascading waterfalls and gleaming valleys present an exotic view of Khandala, away from the hustle bustle of the city. This place is 37 kms away from Karjat, at an altitude of 625 metres. Located amidst the foothills of the regal Sahyadris, Khandala present an ideal gateway for weekends. Tiger's Leap, Amrutanjan Point, Duke's Nose and Karla and Bhaja Cave are the places to see in Khandala. The Duke's Nose peak and Karla hills are the places to go for rock climbing.

Another place worth visiting near Karjat is Matheran that is situated at a distance of about 23 kms and has many view points to enjoy the scenic beauty of the place. The Hart Point, Prabal Fort, the Charlotte Lake, the temple of Pisarnath and Morbe Dam can be visited. If history interests you, explore the old British architectures that are mostly in ruins.

Lonavala, located 43 kms away from Kajrat, offers breathtaking views, especially during the monsoon season. This hill station is located in the lap of the Sahayadri hills and is popular for lakes and dams. The Tung Fort, the Pawna Lake, Tungarli Dam, Valavan Lake, Tungarli Lake and the Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary are the places to visit in Lonavala. Adventure enthusiasts can take enjoy trekking in Lonavala.

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