Situated on the crest of the Western Ghat mountain ranges, Tamhini Ghat is noted for its surroundings comprising scenic waterfalls, lakes and dense woods.
The Tamhini road ghat cuts the Sahyadri range to join Mulshi to Tamhini and makes the route in konkan from Pune. This ghat stretches almost 15 km. The road is not so good with lot of potholed sections. But the entire stretch becomes a popular destination during the monsoons. During the rainy seasons, the place transforms into a green bed with lots of waterfalls and small streams. There are state buses which ply through the ghat connecting Pune city with places on the Goa highway(NH17).
Tamhini Ghat is excellent in Monsoon season. Those who love driving, the Tamhini Ghat is very clever option. Just get your own vehicle and start exploring the nature beauty.
Best Time to visit Tamhini Ghat The best season to drive to Tamhini ghat is Monsoon season. From June to September is the rainy season for Pune. This is the time when you can see wonderful waterfalls, green mountains. Please avoid driving in night in Tamhini Ghat.
Tamhini ghat was not existing earlier as the whole area is under Tata Power. Considering the requirement of additional routes to take traffic in Konkan from Pune and Lonawala, this route was proposed.