Kataldhar Waterfalls are situated in Rajmachi region on Lonavala in Pune District. Kataldhar and Kune are the two sources of the mighty Ulhas River which flows 122 km via major cities like Kalyan, Ulhas, Ambarnath, Thane and eventually drains at Thane and Vasai Creek to Arabian Sea. Kataldhar receives its water from the mountains and Kune receives it from Lonavala city and dams.
One has to descend the Ulhas valley and walk through dense jungles to reach this pristine beauty. These waterfalls are located in Fanasrai village. Kataldhar and Kune are the two giant waterfalls of Lonavala.
Type: Waterfall Trek
Duration:1 Day trek.
In KM: 9 km
Kataldhar is a seasonal falls where it can be seen only during monsoon and during summer it will be completely bone dry. Kataldhar water falls from a curved shaped overhang rock like a slight horse shoe, hence also known as Horseshoe falls of Lonavala. Rappelling event are also performed here in these falls.
Kataldhar waterfall is a three stage waterfall where 1st stage lies at Fanasrai Village where the height of waterfall is short. The 2nd stage is the highest of all three with an appx height of 130m or more. In 2nd stage rappelling events are performed. The 3rd stage is also very high but not as high as compared to second stage. The volume of water in 3rd stage is very high since it is narrow in rainy season.
What is included in the tour
- Breakfast & Tea
- Expertise Charges.
Note: If we crossed min 8 ppl so we can arrange Travelling from lonavla to nearest start of Kaltaldhar on actual extra cost.
Please note these are approximate timing mentioned depends on group speed, weather conditions, terrain conditions and other factors please take them into account before booking return tickets towards Mumbai or Pune from Lonavala.
*Waterfall Totally Depends on Rain. Water Level Subject to Rain.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Any Kind of Insurance
- Train Ticket
- Any kind of Personal Private Ordered food
- Medical coverage or anything other than mentioned above.
Train timings for Mumbai participants
- 05:40 CSMT
- 05:51 Dadar
- 06:14 Thane
- 06:33 Kalyan
- 07:58 Lonavala
Train timings for Pune participants
Lonavala Local Train from Pune
- 06:30 Pune
- 06:35 Shivaji Nagar
- 07:35 Malavali
- 07:50 Lonavala
We will meet at Lonavala Railway Station near ticket counter platform no 1
08:00 am - Will have introduction round and breakfast.
08:40 am - Will start walking from lonavla to fanasrai approx 6.5 km walk.
10:00 am - Trek start descending towards Kataldhar Waterfall
01:00 pm - Reach Kataldhar Waterfall, Explore and Take pictures
01:30 pm - Lunch and Rest
02:00 pm - Return ascending trek starts towards Fanasrai Village
05:00 pm - Reach Fanasrai Village and will walk towards Lonavla.
07:00 pm - Reach Lonavala Station.
Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:
Compulsory items:(Rain Shower expected so please pack your bags accordingly.)
A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, Approx 3 ltr water, Should wear good trekking shoes as we are going to do trek in night, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, carry some extra cloths, bedding like Mat & Shawl or Sleeping Bag,Torch with extra batteries, some snacks etc...
If you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.
Non-compulsory items but helpful:
Cap, Sunglasses, Woollen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution.
(It’s totally self-responsibility to take care of things.)
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