Thoseghar Waterfalls

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Thoseghar Waterfalls
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Thoseghar Waterfalls during monsoon
Thoseghar Waterfalls is located in Maharashtra
Thoseghar Waterfalls
Location Thoseghar, Satara, Maharashtra, India
Coordinates 17°35′47.84″N 73°50′44.98″E / 17.5966222°N 73.8458278°E / 17.5966222; 73.8458278Coordinates: 17°35′47.84″N 73°50′44.98″E / 17.5966222°N 73.8458278°E / 17.5966222; 73.8458278
Type Cataract, segmented
Total height 500 meters

Thoseghar waterfalls is a scenic spot located near the small village of Thoseghar, 20 km from Satara city, at the edge of the Konkan region, in Western India. There are a series of waterfalls, some of them 15 to 20 metres and one of 500 metres in height. People come from all over Maharashtra to visit the area, especially during the rainy or monsoon season, July to November. Heavy rain falls during that season, and because of this the falls have more water and are more spectacular. The immediate area is calm and quiet, with a clean lake and dark woods in a hilly area.[1]

Description[edit]

There is a picnic area and a newly constructed platform which gives a good view of the waterfall; this platform can be entered in the valley, but it is not safe to do so when it is raining heavily.This is the Tallest Waterfall in India.

Transport connectivity[edit]

Thoseghar waterfalls can be reached using public transport, or by driving. There are regular buses from Swargate (Pune to Satara) and buses or rickshaws from Satara. A full view of the falls can be obtained by going to Chalkewadi, and then walking down the road for 5 km.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "vibrant_thosegha". Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  •  This article incorporates text available under the CC BY 2.0 license.

External links[edit]

  • Many images of the falls are available using a Google search
  • [www.nivantresort.com/vibrant_thoseghar.html]