Devkund Waterfall Trek
The Devkund Waterfall Trek is a perfect weekend trek for the city dwellers of Pune and Mumbai. It is a day trek with the most rewarding end. The trail of the forest is mostly covered in forest and the waterfall is located deep inside it. Said to be the confluence of three waterfalls, the Devkund Waterfall is the origin of the Kundalika River. The Bhira Dam is located on the outskirts of this forest and is a power generation unit by TATA. Taking you through dense lush forest and crisscrossing numerous streams, the trail to Devkund Waterfalls is a natural gem. One needs to navigate slippery and tricky rocks en route to the Waterfalls. However, the trek can be done by anyone, from beginners to experienced hikers as the trail is mostly flat. If you are looking for a refreshing weekend away from the city noise and pollution, then the Devkund Waterfall trek is your ultimate choice. Considered as a popular getaway destination, make sure to reach this Waterfall as early as possible to beat the crowds. This trek can be easily done on your own without the need to go through any tour agency.
The trek is good for Beginners as well as experienced trekkers. It is the perfect weekend getaway from Mumbai or Bangalore.
Since it is a beginner’s trek, you need no special prior experience.
The Devkund Waterfall Trek is the perfect way to spend your weekend. It is located ideally and trekkers from Pune and Mumbai can easily do it in one day. Those who are looking to spend a weekend away from the busy city lives and take a refreshing dip in the pond under the Devkund Waterfalls must go for this trek. The trail of this trek is entirely covered in lush green forest and is easy to traverse.
October to January are the best months to go on this trek.
You can reach the base village Bhira by road from Pune as well as Mumbai.
There is on and off cellular connectivity on the trail of this trek.
Anyone who is new to the trekking and wants to venture into the experience should begin with Devkund Waterfall Trek. It can be easily done by yourself with no prior trekking experience.
Since Devkund Waterfall trek is a beginner’s trek, you need no special prior experience. Although one is required to have mental preparedness and stamina before he begins the trek. Running exercise is recommended.
It is best to do Devkund Waterfall trek during the monsoon season. Temperature is on the lower side and the atmosphere is perfect for a trek or a day out. The Waterfall is at its striking best between the months of July and August when the rainfall is at its peak.
Carry a day pack with rain cover, good trekking shoes, water bottles, quick dry clothes, trekking pole (optional)
The base of the Devkund Waterfall trek is Bhira which is easily accessible from Mumbai and Pune by road.
Intermittent cellular network after some point on the trek.
There are plenty of other treks that can be done in the vicinity of Devkund Waterfall Trek. Popular cities of Mumbai, Pune and the crowd favorite Lonavala is easily accessible.
Bhira, the base of the trek has hotels and guesthouses.
Summers and hot and humid. Monsoon season receives significant rainfall but is the best time to do the trek.
There will be no snow on this trek.