An Essential Guide to Reach Devkund Waterfall for First Timer

An Essential Guide to Reach Devkund Waterfall for First Timer

Introduction of the Plan :

Updated 17 nov 2017. A trip starts with a small step, one needs to get out from the comfort zone. I have an urge to visit places where one gets to enjoy the crazies waterfall which seems to be different from other, so myself with four other friends we head towards a village called Bhira near Patnas in Tamini ghats here in this village you get to see Tata hydro power plant.

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How to reach Base village of Devkund waterfall:

From Mumbai to devkund waterfall:

Reach Khopoli by train > Khopoli to Pali ( public bus ) > Pali to bhira (public bus )

How I went to Devkund waterfall:

Catched the Train which starts from CST at 06:10 and reaches Karjat by 08:00, then hooped into the train to Khopoli timed 08:14 from Karjat and then reached Khopoli by 08:40am, Walked till the Bus stop(highway basically) which is 15 minutes  walk, got 09 am bus to Pali. From Pali hooped into a bus to Bhira at 10:15 am (If you miss 10:15 opt for Sharing auto because next bus is at 01:45)

Bus timetable at Pali

By car > Karjat – Khopoli – Pali – Bhira (Tata hypro power plant)

From Pune:

Reach Karjat by train > Karjat to Khopoli (train) > Khopoli to Pali ( public bus ) > Pali to bhira (public bus )

By Car > Swargate > Katraj > Taminighat > Patnus > Bhira (Tata hypro power plant)

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Route to Devkund waterfall from Bhira Village:

The route from Bhira village to Devkund waterfall is about 2 hrs trekking and the route is little difficult to get directions. Because of some incidents in the past(Monsoon season) it is compulsory to take localite with you has a guide ( Charges Rs. 100 per person).

Map for devkund waterfall

I have placed the images of the route which will help you guys will trekking to this point.

Starting point from base village.

starting point to Devkund waterfall

you need to walk through the backwater of the dam as shown in the satellite image so in the way will get some marking on stones which are slowly fading away.

first water stream to cross huts to watch on the route

after crossing the huts a points comes where you need to take a right turn after which you see one more small river.

second water stream at devkund waterfall

crossing all rivers you will head towards a uphill climb through a forest and huge trees its approx 20 minutes walk in the forest and you need to walk towards a river stream on the right side. Please check out the identification provided in the images.

last identification mark

voila!! You have reached your destination.

myself at devkund waterfall

So to sum up the cost of this trek:

Train= CST – Khopoli (return)= Rs. 60

Bus= Khopoli – Pali (return)=Rs. 102

Bus= Pali – Bhira Village (Return ) =Rs.40

Total expenditure=Rs. 202.

Guide Cost(A localite) = Rs.100 ( when I went it wasn’t compulsory)

So now your expense would be Rs.300 for the whole trek.

Just carry your lunch and snacks with you. If you have any queries , please feel free to contact me. I am just like you – A traveler seeking thrill by discovering new places amazing adventures!.

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50 thoughts on “An Essential Guide to Reach Devkund Waterfall for First Timer”

  1. Let us know when you will be planning the trek on moon. As we are very much aware about trekking madness. I think there is no space left for trekking on earth as my request please let us know when to plan and what will be the charges for the same.

  2. I would like to personally thank Gautam for inspiring & guiding me to go on this trek solo. Not only his blog helped me to plan my trip, as a genuine travelmate he has even guided me in detail to set up the itineraries correct. In a way, I owe you one man!
    As I’ve tried to summarise my experience in a lame attempt, you may read that here:

    Lastly, not only I wish Gautam all the very best to explore more & more amazing places, also I would be more than happy to be a part of some among them. Keep showing us the path towards awesomeness.

  3. If we plan an overnight trip are there any places to stay and also how’s August month for this trek?? We are a couple

    • If you go Overnight than you can carry your own tent and stay near the bhira village. Yeah August will be good time to go.

  4. How much time will it take from Mumbai to exact location and can you please share guide contact details? Is it necessary to have a guide or can we scout ourselves?

  5. I am planning this trekking with my friends on 1july. Thanks for the details. Are there any local guides available and what if I am taking bus form Mumbai. Can you make my detail plan

  6. गौतम सर,
    खूप छान माहिती पुरवलीत त्याबद्दल मनस्वी आभार.
    तुम्ही कुठे ट्रेक ला जाणार असाल तर त्याबद्दलची माहिती द्याल का?

  7. Hey there!! Me and my friend are planning to go devkund in coming week or two. So is this preferable time to go ? As We are planning to go by bike, is there safe bike parking ? And What are to Must do and must not do things you think for the location ?

    • Before starting the trek please consult the local village people their. Yes your bike would be safe there. Avoid the waterfall if its raining heavily. Carry enough food and water with you.
      Have a safe hike.

  8. hi gautam thanks to sharing information waterfall, please can u provide information about devkhud waterfall i have planing to 22 july 2018 so this suitable time to enjoy this place and what is available like food and stay in one day.

    • Yes Food and Stay is available with the locals. Please talk with the villagers before starting the trek regarding the trail.

  9. Hi,
    u haven’t mentioned anything about return journey. Could you please tell about return journey to Mumbai like same route have to be followed (Bhira – pali – Khopoli) or any other alternative. Please tell the bus timings as well if possible .

    Thanks and it is really a good blog…cheers.

    • Hey Piyush,
      Yes returning back you have to opt for the same route. And the bus timing photo is in the blog itself you need to see the right side of the bus timing its for the down journey.
      Thank you very much for appreciation.

  10. Hieee gautam amazing experience u r share plzzz i m going this Sunday plzzz give any track guide num i want to know devkund waterfall track is open

    • As per my information, the site is closed till the month of sept 2018. I have posted about it on my Facebook page also, please follow to get latest updates.

  11. Khup chan experience share kela ahes mitra …..amhi next month janar ahot….. Pawsalyanantar pan guide compulsory ghyawa lagto ka…..bcos… Oct made paus samplela asto….

  12. It’s an average trek where you have to walk for 4.5 km. The site is scenic and trekking is not tiring since it’s a good scenic forest and lakes on the way. You have to pay Rs 50 for guide and currently locals are not allowing visitors without guides. You will be able to swim in waterfall however now rope has tied in waterfall where visitors are not allowed to cross this after recent accidents. Our visited information here: https://youtu.be/za3Nw0KjV9M

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