scenic hill station in the Western Ghats, Kamshet is popular for flying schools
and paragliding activity. Repeatedly featured in the top 10 destinations that
are a must-visit for adventure freaks, this place is surrounded by Western
a distance of 45 km from the city, this paradise for paragliders falls within
the district of Pune. It is a beautiful small village with natural scenic
beauty and refreshing air. It provides a closer look at the lifestyle of
villagers with the surroundings of markets and muddy huts in the village. The
fields of paddy and sunflower surround the village and the paragliding
facilities are not just world-class but also provide a breathtaking view.
Shinde wadi hills, Pavana lake, Khondeshwar temple, Bhairi caves, and Bhedsa
caves are among the popular tourist spots in the region. You can also visit
hill stations like Khandala and Lonavala on the same trip due to their
proximity to the place.
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by the bay of Western Ghats: Kamshet
A small hill station situated in
the Western Ghats, Kamshet is believed to be a Mecca in Maharashtra for people
who like paragliding and is situated at 2200 ft above the sea level. It is best
suited for people traveling with family or in groups. Being a zone of adventure
and a hub for paragliders, Kamshet takes pride in its lush greenery, idyllic
lakes, and undulated terrain.
The peaceful town proudly
flaunts its place in the top 10 most adventurous destinations in India. Away
from the rush and chaos of everyday life and its hustle, one can find peace and
tranquility in visiting places that are known for their popular Buddhist
culture, like the Bhairi caves, Bedsa caves, and the Vadivali lake. In addition
to this, the joy rides, trail bike flights, joy rides, and cross country
flights are various things that address the enthusiast and adventurer in you.
and Local Food in Kamshet
Kamshet, situated in the
vicinity of Lonavala and Khandala, offers an extended menu of sorts, in the
manner of local delicacies that have almost identical styles and flavors. The
most renowned dishes to indulge your taste buds are Poha, Puran Poli, Misal Paav,
Paav Bhajji, Bhel Puri, and Vada Pav, among others. Mastani, a rich milkshake
topped with many dry fruits, is a great drink to try. Other than these common
street food items, many other rich delicacies are also available to be relished
here, like crab, fish, goat mutton and preparations of chicken.
It is best to carry a backpack
as you begin your journey early in the morning for this tranquil spot. Travel
in the direction of Bhandar longer hills and choose to trek upwards. This
must-visit site will take 1 to 2 hours to cover. Following this, you can move
towards the Bhairi caves that are a true reflection of the Medival Indian
cardinal culture of the Buddhists. Kondeshwar Temple is a famous pilgrimage
point here. End your day by enjoying paragliding in the middle of the lush
green and serene surroundings of the mountainous region of Kamshet.