Maharashtra Tourism --- The Offical website of the Maharashtra Tourism
Register About Maharashtra Tourists Delight Cities to Visit Plan Your Trip Travel Tips Tools MTDC Connect Home Pint this page Site Map
Online Brochures
Ganesh Gallery
E Greetings
Image Gallery
Video Clipping
Maps of Maharashtra
Clips Resort Rooms
TV Commercials of MTDC
Deccan Odyssey
World Heritage site
MTDC Festival
Maharashtra Tourism --- The Offical website of the Maharashtra Tourism
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall is the tallest waterfall of India. The height of this waterfall is 1840 feet and it falls from a straight cliff. The water for waterfall comes from the river Urmodi. It is origin of river Urmodi.
The waterfall is situated in district of Satara in western Maharashtra. It is about 5 km away from Kas Flower Valley. The lush green mountains and the flowers in nearby flower valley please your senses. The pleasant weather actually relaxes you like anything. But the star attraction of this place is tranquility. The place is simply deserted and there are no hawkers, unwanted guides and cameramen to disturb you. The waterfall is perennial in nature and hence you will hardly find any day when it's gone dry (flows 12 months in a year).
This is a place nearby to Sajjangadh. Marathi Saint Ramdas Swami stayed at Sajjangadh for many years and did his meditation there. Religious people visit this place to bow before his Samadhi. The Great Maratha King Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj also visited this place many times to discuss various issues and take blessings of Saint Ramdas Swami.
Vajrai waterfall is a perfect weekend destination for all age groups. Just come here, enjoy the greenery, have a delicious Maharashtrian food in the silky grain farms and most importantly forget everything in the tranquility of this place. While you go back to your places you will carry a hell lot of energy and enthusiasm with you. The 2 days trip will rejuvenate you and will help you reconnect to yourself. So, all are invited, the waterfall is waiting for you.
  Also Visit...
  • KAS FLOWER VALLEY in the month of July to October.
  • Bamnoli & Tapole - for boating.
  • Sajjangadh Fort - Samadhi of Saint Ramdas.
  • Thoseghar Waterfall.
  • Chalkewadi for Windmills
  • Mahabaalleshwar - Hill Station
  • Pachgani - Hill Station
  • Wai - Ganpati
  • Gondavale - Samadhi of Saint Gondvalekar Maharaj.
  • Koyna-Chandoli Tiger Sanctuary
 Getting There
Air Pune is nearest place to reach to Satara and then to Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall. From Pune you have to go by road to Satara - Kas - From Kas to Tambi - Bhambavli.
Below given routes can be used to reach at Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall:
1. Satara to Kas, Kas to Tambi - Bhambavli
2. Mahabaleshwar to Tapola, Bambnoli - Kas, Kas to Tambi - Bhambavli.
Accommodation The place is far from developmental activities. Hence you will not find any hotels in this area. You will have to stay in hotels at Satara. You may prefer to stay at village Bhambavli in their traditional homes; this stay will give you a chance to live a rural life. You will see how these people live and earn their bread and butter. The quality of food at these homes will also be delicious that you cannot resist it. Fresh vegetables, fruits will enhance your spirits. And all this is available at nominal cost.
Imp Notice
Not to enter dense forest without a Guide. Guide is available in Village Bhambavli at reasonable rate. Currently they take Rs.200/- per day. One whole day is required to be spent to enjoy at Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall.
Precautions to be taken by Tourists
  • Visit only between 8.00 am to 5.00 pm every day.
  • Avoid visiting this place in heavy rains.
  • Prohibited to eat non-veg one km nearby the waterfall.
  • This is plastic free zone; don't throw plastic bags, water bottles etc.
  • Prohibited consumption of Alcohol.
  • Swimming is also prohibited (Ponds are quite deep).
Trekking Precautions
  • Wear appropriate footwear.
  • Rock faces can get very slippery.
  • Streams as well as ponds are quite deep.
  • Don't eat leaves, flowers and fruits, mushroom etc. unless you are sure that they are safe. They could be poisonous.
  • Be agile and cautious, as there are chances of encounters with reptiles like snakes, insects. Wild animals like tiger, bear etc.
Hill Stations & Waterfalls
Vajrai Waterfall
Vajrai Waterfall
Also Visit...
Getting There
Watch Resort Rooms
WebMaster | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Image Gallery | Site Help | Contact Us | Home