Pandavgad Falls

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Pandavgad Falls
Location Thane district, Maharashtra, India
Total height 107 metres (351 ft)

The Pandavgad Falls (Pāndavgarh Falls) is a waterfall near Owe camp in Thane district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the 29th highest waterfall in India.[1]

Location[edit]

Running almost parallel to the Mumbai-Pune Highway is a 1,200 feet (370 m) high mountain chain. Tucked away in the mountains in a deep gorge is the foaming white waterfall which tumbles down the edge of the mountain. Pandavgarh is next to Owe Camp 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Taloja on the Thane-Pune Road. Despite its name, there is no fort here. It is 46 kilometres (29 mi) from Mumbai.[2]

The falls[edit]

The total height of the falls is 107 metres (351 ft).[3]

The caves[edit]

A small waterfall called Nangrya is situated beside the main waterfall. A cave is situated halfway down the waterfall, which can be easily reached by a dusty path. Tradition recounts that the Pandavas had stayed in the cave during the time of their exile.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Showing all Waterfalls in India". World Waterfalls Database. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  2. ^ Gunaji, Milind. "Offbeat tracks in Maharashtra". Pandavgad, p. 217. Google books. Retrieved 2010-07-09. 
  3. ^ "Pandavgad Falls". World Waterfall Database. Retrieved 2010-07-09. 
  4. ^ "Pandavgad Waterfall". india9. Retrieved 2010-07-09. 

Coordinates: 19°03′47″N 73°03′04″E / 19.06306°N 73.05111°E / 19.06306; 73.05111