The magnificent Thoseghar waterfall Satara locates near the village of Thoseghar, at a distance of 20 km from the city in Maharashtra. Thoseghar Falls is a range of waterfalls, some 15-20 m high, but fall from a maximum height of 200 m. The Thoseghar waterfall timings are from 9 AM to 6 PM.
The main attraction of Thoseghar Falls is the serene landscape with thunderous water. The viewing platform allows you to get a complete view of the beautiful waterfalls.
Thoseghar is best visited during the monsoons and is the most accessible weekend getaway from Pune and Mumbai.
In addition, the waterfall and surrounding landscapes are also famous for providing shelter to various bird species as they are an excellent hangout for nature lovers.
Things to do
The picnic area and the view gallery are the perfect places to view and enjoy the atmosphere created by the beautiful waterfall. Green hills and waterfalls are evident at the edge of the viewing platform around the U-shaped valley.
The waterfall is not accessible but can reach via access routes. When hiking by trails, it is best to avoid the slippery nature of the terrain during the rains.
However, most routes are well maintained and provide the best ways to see deep gorges and falling waters. Maharashtra Tourism Department Corporation Counter Waterfall Trails is at the entrance, and you can buy a ticket for 10 RS and start walking along the trails.
For bird lovers, Thoseghar Falls is a pleasant experience. The sight of many birds flying over the waterfalls against the green cliffs is not a rare sight.
Best time to visit
The best time to visit Thoseghar waterfall Satara is during the monsoon season, i.e. from July to November, when the falls look even more wonderful and spectacular.
People from all over Maharashtra come here during the monsoon season. The viewing gallery spot is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Places near Thoseghar Waterfall Satara
- Pratapgarh Hill
Pratapgarh is a hill fort in Maharashtra. The fort locates at an elevation of 3500 ft on the ground near the famous hill station Mahabaleshwar in Satara District.
Most of the forts are still intact, and the fort is a popular tourist destination. There are four lakes inside the fort, most of which overflow during the rainy season.
There is a watchtower next to the Mahadarwaja or the main gate at the end of the motorbike road.
- Vajrai Falls
Vajrai Falls, also known as Bhambavli Vajrai Falls, is located at 260 m. It locates in the Satara district of western Maharashtra.
This Vajrai waterfall is the source of the river Urmodi. The waterfall descends three steps from a vertical hill. This fall is chronic and, therefore, will never dry up. It flows for a total of 12 months.
- Sangam Mahuli
Sangam Mahuli and Kshetra Mahuli are two villages at the confluence of the Venna and Krishna rivers in the Satara district of Maharashtra. It is the nearest place to Thoseghar waterfall.
The Sangam translates as Sangam. Sangam Mahuli is a famous shrine located in Satara. It is famous for its 18th and 19th-century temples and distinctive Maratha architectural style.
Sajjangad Fort locates in the mountains of the Western Ghats. Known as the Pilgrimage, it is one of the most protected monuments in western India.
This beautiful fort locates at a distance of 16 km from the city of Satara. The fort served as a defensive and residential structure until it became a monument until now.
- Ajinkyatara Fort
Raja Bhoj built the Ajinkyatara Fort on one of the seven Sahyadri mountain ranges built in the 16th century. The height of the fort is 3,300 feet. It had initially named after Aurangzeb’s son Azim.
The fort’s name was changed from ‘Ajinthara’ to ‘Ajinkyatara’ by Marathi novelist Narayan Hari Apte. It is one of the most ancient places in Maharashtra and one of the best tourist destinations in the Satara district.
Accommodation or Hotels
- Hotel Shoreline Ujjwala Agro Tourism, 22.5 km from Thoseghar Falls.
- The 20’s Resort, 7.55 km from Thoseghar fall.
- Choudhary hills Resort, 23.25 km from Thoseghar Falls.
- Shivsagar Agro Tourism, Tapola, 22.75 km from Thoseghar fall.
- Wind Chalet Resort, Koyananagar, 24.45 km from Thoseghar Falls.
- Prabhusrushti Agro, 15.65 km from Thoseghar Falls.
- Swapnanagari Kas Hill Resort, 14.25 km from Thoseghar Falls.
- Kaas Village Resort, 13.75 km from Thoseghar Falls.
- Villa Aishwarya, 21.45 km from Thoseghar Falls.
- Kaas Woods Resort, 15.25 km from Thoseghar Falls.
Thoseghar Waterfall Timings
The Thoseghar waterfall timings are:
|Thoseghar Waterfall Timings||From||To|
|Sunday||9:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|Monday||9:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|Tuesday||9:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|Wednesday||9:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|Thursday||9:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|Friday||9:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|Saturday||9:00 AM||6:00 PM|
Time Required: 2-3 hours
Entry Fee: INR 10 per person
Weather: 34° C
How to Reach
To reach Thoseghar waterfall by road, one must first go to Satara. Satara is just 270 km from Mumbai and 130 km from Pune and has a functional bus stand. From there, you can easily rent cabs or rickshaws for the falls.
However, the best way to reach is by personal or rental vehicle, as you can stop in the middle of the journey and enjoy the scenic beauty. This waterfall locates at a distance of 20 km to 25 km from the city of Satara.
Once you cross the city, you will come across a tunnel. The road in front of the tunnel leads to the Kos Plateau, and after crossing the tunnel, the road goes to Thoseghar Falls.
Lohegaon Airport in Pune, located 100 km, is the nearest airport to Thoseghar Waterfall. The airport had well connected to all the major cities in India.
However, the nearest international airport is the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja International Airport in Mumbai, 200 km away.
There are direct buses from these two cities to Satara, and taxis are also available from both airports.
Satara Railway Station is the nearest rail station from Thoseghar Falls.
There are frequent and regular trains to Satara from Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi and Kolkata. Thosegarh Falls locates 38 km from the railway station.
Thoseghar Waterfall Satara,
Thoseghar, Maharashtra 415013 (map location)