Maharashtra

View of Padargad, covered in a dense green tropicl forest in the monsoon on the trek to Bhimashankar, part of the Western Ghats in Maharashtra.

Trek to Bhimashankar, Western Ghats, India

Bhimashankar, a dense and protected forest area.   Bhimashankar is famous for being one of the twelve sacred “Jyotirlings”. The Shiva temple here sees a lot of devotes. For this reason, it is Bhimashankar is connected through a motorable road. But where’s the fun in that? The real deal is in the […]

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The fully spread out feathers of a peacock with all shades of blues and greens.

Morachi Chincholi, Maharashtra, India

  Morachi Chincholi, a village of tamarind trees with peacocks A village with more peacocks than people, Morachi Chincholi is actually an unofficial peacock sanctuary. Less than 50 km from Pune and around 200 from Mumbai, it’s a great weekend getaway for and some natural rejuvenation. An overnight stay will ensure […]

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