• Trip introduction

    Traverse Malshej Ghat, the most gorgeous mountain pass near Mumbai and Pune, and visit Pimpalgaon Joga Dam for lakeside camping.

    Spend a night amidst the Western Ghats of Maharashtra and stay in tents beside the wide lake. You can also go boating on the lake or play fun games at the campsite. In the evening, sit before the cozy bonfire and feast on a sizzling barbeque and peppery Maharashtrian cuisines.


    Malshej Ghat is one of the prettiest mountain passes in the Western Ghats that soars to an altitude of 2250 feet. It is the most popular pass among riders from Mumbai and Pune. The whole area of the Ghat is blessed with rich biodiversity and is a great place for bird watching.

    The campsite is located near Pimpalgaon Joga Dam. You will be staying in alpine tents on a sharing basis depending on your group size. Mattresses, blankets and pillows will be provided to you for comfort.

    Destination highlights

    Spend a weekend near Malshej Ghat. | Stay in cozy tents alongside the lake. | Stargaze the dark sky. | Unwind in the peaceful ambiance amidst the mountains.

    Activity Details



    Trip details
  • Malshej Ghat Camping Day 1: Explore the campsite

    Board the Kalyan local starting from CST at 09:05 hours today. Meet up with the operator at Kalyan and set off on a journey to the Malshej Ghat campsite using local transport.

    Snacks will be served to you on arrival, after which you can boating on the lake. After sunset, the bonfire will be set up and hot BBQ will be served to you. Post dinner, stargaze the clear the sky and retire in your tents for the night.

    Overnight in tents at Malshej Ghat.

    Arrive at the campsite by 15:00 hours. Some snacks will be served to you on arrival. In the evening, hot BBQ will be offered to you. Your meal package also includes a fresh Dinner. | Tonight, you will be staying in tents on twin/triple sharing basis. Mattresses, blankets and pillows will be provided for your comfort.

    Day 1 Milestone


    Pimpalgaon Joga Dam

    10:45 AM


    Evening Snacks | BBQ | Dinner

    Malshej Ghat Camping Day 2: Check-out
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 8 days or more before departure of this Malshej Ghat camping trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 4-7 days before departure of this Malshej Ghat camping trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 4 days before departure of this Malshej Ghat camping trip: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the camp leader during the camping trip.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Please board the Kalyan local departing from CST at 09:05 hours. You will miss the trip if you do not arrive at Kalyan on time. No refund will be provided in such cases.

    The trip cost will be different for travellers arriving at the campsite directly.

    Check-in time at the campsite is 15:00 hrs and check-out time at the campsite is 11:00 hrs.

    The tour operator reserves the right to modify or cancel this Malshej Ghat camping trip. Costs arising due to such changes shall be borne by the traveller.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the Malshej Ghat camping trip.
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    • Malshej Ghat Camping Maharashtra The Great Next Adventure Travel
    • Malshej Ghat Camping Maharashtra The Great Next Adventure Travel
  • Includes / Excludes


    • Kalyan to campsite and return transfers in a local transport

    • Tent stay in twin/triple/quad sharing basis
    • Sleeping mats, pillows and blankets
    • Breakfast on Day 2
    • Barbeque on Day 1
    • Dinner on Day 1 (Veg and non-veg)
    • Evening snacks and tea
    • Bonfire (subject to weather condition)
    • Activities like boating, trekking and fun games at the campsite
    • All applicable taxes


    • Train tickets

    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, roadblocks, etc.
    • Personal expenses such as apparel or gear, extra meals or beverages, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts/shirts
    • Shorts/denim/joggers
    • Slippers/sports shoes
    • Jacket/sweater
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Transfers in a local vehicle
    • Tent accommodation
    • Bonfire
    • Sleeping mats, pillows and blankets

    You need to get

    • Identity proof
    • Daypack
    • Napkins/towel
    • Water bottle
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars, etc.)
    • Sun cap/hat
    • Personal medicines

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.