Devkund Waterfall is one of the most famous and beautiful waterfall near the Mumbai, Pune and Ratnagiri locations. This is located in Bhira village, Mangaon, Raigad District. You will see lots of travellers from cities come here to enjoy and witness the iconic waterfall. For the last several years this has been the most popular place because of the waterfall. The waterfall is situated at 2700ft. Above the sea level and water drop from 80 feet above the ground level into the pond. Devkund Waterfall is the source of the Kundalika river. You will see a Bhira water reservoir on the way to the waterfall.
Where is Devkund Waterfall
Devkund Waterfall is located in Bhira village near Mangoan, Raigad. From Bhira village to Devkund is a 5 to 6 km trek it takes up to 2 to 3 hours to reach the destination.
Mumbai to Devkund waterfall
From Mumbai is around 160 km it depends on where you are coming from. From Kalyan, it's 150 km. It will take around 4 hours to reach.
Pune to Devkund waterfall
From Pune, it's 70 km it will take around 2 hours of journey to reach Devkund.
Raigad to Devkund waterfall
It’s around 60 km to reach and takes up to 2 hours of journey.
Bhira village is not connected to the significant cities properly so if you are coming via public transport then it will take a lot of time to reach. If you are coming from Mumbai then you have to take the bus which goes to Pali and from there you have to take local transportation to get. If you are coming from Pune then you have to take the bus which is going towards Mangaon, from there you have to find local auto for the waterfall.
Nearest railway station
Nearest railway station is Mangaon and it is 47 km and Lonavala is 53 km from the Devkund Waterfall.
Why is it called Devkund?
Dev means ‘God’ and Kund means ‘Reservoir’. Once you visit this waterfall you will feel that this place is awesome and belongs to God.
Is Devkund Waterfall trek difficult?
This trek is not difficult but it will take around 2 to 3 hours to reach. From Bhari village it is a 5 to 6 km trek on this route you will see the Bhira Reserviour and small water streams along your journey.
Is Devkund trek for beginners?
Yes, Beginners also trek this waterfall.
How deep is Devkund waterfall?
Where the water hit the pond it’s around 60 feet and no one is allowed to go there. You will see a rope for the tourist and there is a strict warning not to cross the line for safety purposes.
Hotels near Devkund Waterfall
There are no restaurants near to waterfall and Bhira village. You should carry at least 2 ltr of water and some snacks but make sure you will not spread your garbage anywhere.
Best season for a visit
The best time is from mid September to November. First, this waterfall is also open during the monsoon but due to several accidents, local authorities close this waterfall from June to mid to end of September. So before visiting Devkund Waterfall get information is waterfall open or not and try to avoid visiting in Monsoon.
Places to visit near
Devkund is located at Tamhini ghat this is also a beautiful place to travel and you can find lots of small and big waterfalls here and you will see greenery everywhere, the place is covered with fogs.
Lonavala is just 60 km and this is also a tourist hub, here you can find lots of places to visit.
Pune is 70 km and this is the traditional capital of Maharashtra. This is also a historical place and you can find lots of forts, mahal and many other things in Pune.
Is Devkund Waterfall Dangerous?
No, but you have to set your limits on what should you do and what not. Some accidents happened in the past at the waterfall.
Things to Carry
First Aid Kit - In case of emergency Water - Carry enough water Trekking shoes Extra clothes Moisturiser and sun protection cream Carry some extra cash in case of emergency because this place is not connected with the main city.
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