Kamshet is a hill station in Maharashtra, defined by its luscious green cover, placid lakes, and undulating hilly terrains, making it a perfect holiday destination. Nestled in the Western Ghats about 118 km from Mumbai, Kamshet straddles the ancient trade route between the Konkan region and Pune.
The hills in and around Kamshet are dotted with ancient cave temples and medieval fortresses. Kamshet is about 56 km from Pune and 11 km from Lonavala and is accessible by road and rail from both Mumbai and Pune.
Feed your adrenaline or settle in
The world-class paragliding facilities attract a large number of flying sports aficionados to Kamshet. Soaring over the Pawna Lake and gliding over the beautiful countryside, provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Indus Paragliding School is a great place to feed your adrenaline; check out their website for further details, daily timings and more: www.indusparagliding.in
If you’re looking for an overnight stay as well as paragliding, check into http://www.cloudbase.in. Ask for Melissa when making your bookings. We also recommend http://nativeplace.com/ for the range of activities and stay options like camping out!
If you don’t have the stomach for flying, you can also just watch enthusiasts, trek up the Tower Hill, Shelar or Kondeshwar Cliff, and while you’re at it, also visit the Kondeshwar Temple, Bhairi Caves, and Bhandar Dongar