Located in the middle of the Ahupe Village in the Ghat section and Khopivali in the Konkan region in Maharashtra, the Ahupe Ghat is an enchanting place. Naturally straight in a perpendicular manner towards the Konkan region, it is situated at an altitude of 1,175 metres. While trekking towards the Ahupe Ghat, trekkers can witness the beautiful view of great mountains on three directions and a steep valley in one direction.
The Ahupe Ghat Trek in Maharashtra is completely appropriate for those, who are seeking to have a day of enjoyment. On reaching closer towards the Ghat, trekkers will be amazed by the rising steepness of the trail. While ascending higher, trekkers will also discover slim canyons with steep slopes. A monsoon trek to Ahupe Ghat is a must as the trekkers will come across a large number of tiny waterfalls. The trekkers will also observe a chain of occasional drizzling and frequent shining of the sun through the clouds. The Ahupe Ghat trek is known as one of the best monsoon treks in Maharashtra. The greenery in this area is spread throughout the trekking trail, which will illuminate brightly during occasional sun flares.
The Ahupe Ghat Trek in Maharashtra requires trekkers to climb for around 3 to 4 hours to reach the Ghat. At the Ahupe Ghat, trekkers can witness the view of the seemingly endless Konkan Valley, which is spread over acres of land. Trekkers will be amazed that this place offers distant views of other great places such as Bhimashankar, Durga Killa, Gorakhgad and Dhakoba. The Ahupe Ghat is also an appropriate place to capture breath-taking photographs. While descending, travellers will also get the opportunity to see the golden sunset view along with the silhouetted Ahupe Ghat.
To sum up, tourists will be having numerous great memories to remember after this trek. Some of the portions of those great memories will include experiences of the cold misty clouds brushing past you, panoramic view of the mighty mountains and sight of tiny waterfalls during the trek.
Now that it is known, Ahupe Ghat Trek in Maharashtra is one of the most amazing monsoon treks in Maharashtra. It is advised that the interested trekkers should make their bookings as soon as possible to enjoy the monsoons in Ahupe Ghat.
Day 1: Beginning the journey towards the base camp
The momentum of your excitement will start to build up from the moment you will meet the team at Kotak Mahindra Bank ATM, near Dadar (E) station at around 11:30 p.m. A pickup will be organised for you from Teen Haath Naka Junction in Thane, Maharashtra.
Day 2: Trekking Ahupe Ghat and descending back to base camp
After reaching the base camp at 5:30 a.m. and having a proper breakfast, the trek will begin early in the morning at around 6:30 a.m. from the base camp. While ascending, the trekkers will get awestruck by the clearing view of the Ahupe Ghat. During the monsoon trek to Ahupe Ghat, trekkers will discover tiny waterfalls, misty clouds, wide view of the massive mountains, vibrant green flora of the terrain including trees, plants and grasslands in and around the trekking terrain.
After trekking for a duration of approximately four hours, trekkers will reach the top of Ahupe Ghat at around 10:30 a.m. After resting for a while at the Ahupe Ghat, trekkers can have an early lunch at 12:00 p.m. and start descending at 1:30 p.m. After reaching the base camp by early evening, trekkers can start their return journey towards Dadar and reach there by 8:30 p.m.
Monsoon Safety Measures
Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
Wear shoes with good grips
Use repellents to keep bugs away
Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
Do not stray away from your group during the trek
Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts
Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as we won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed.
Fitness & Health:
Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.