Vihigaon Waterfalls – To Enjoy the Adrenaline Rush


For anyone who is drained out because of the monotonous life of the cities, Vihigaon Waterfalls near Mumbai is one of the most perfect destinations to chill and relax. You would feel close to nature and enjoy the pleasantness of the site. Adventure enthusiasts can have a great time over here.

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Image source – Flickr/Rapellers at Vihigaon Waterfalls

Why Vihigaon?

Vihigaon is a serene getaway with verdant surroundings all around where you can make some wonderful memories with your near and dear ones. The flow of the water during rains makes it ideal for adventure sports like waterfall rappelling and paddling. Trekking can also be enjoyed in the vicinity. It has become popular because of the significant rainfall it receives every year. (Ensure that the flow of water does not hurt you.)

After any good rainy day, take a break from the boring routine and head to Vihigaon. Rappelling involves descending down on vertical rock face attached with a rope in the middle of the strongly outpouring waterfalls from a height of 100 feet. Doesn’t it sound exciting? Well, trying it out is even more fun. You can even scale down the mountain from the top and slide down along the rope.

There are many dealers who would offer you the necessary equipment for waterfall rappelling and flying fox. Some of them even offer morning breakfast along with the services. Vihigaon located in the dense greenery of the Western Ghats is a place where you can enjoy some amazing water sports that would leave you with a prolonged adrenaline rush.

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Image source – Flickr/Vihigaon Waterfalls

Travel Tips

Make sure you carry comfortable clothes and travel light. Extra clothes, medical kit, rainwear, towels, rain caps and regular sun caps should also be there along with you. Take enough water too when you plan a visit to Vihigaon.

Reaching Vihigaon

Nashik is the nearest city to Vihigaon Waterfalls. It is around 59 kilometers from there. Regular flights as well as trains are available to reach over there. Mumbai is around  115 kilometers and Pune is 230 kilometers away from Vihigaon Waterfalls. Take a cab, bus or just drive down to Vihigaon.

Stay and Food

Several accommodation options are available at Nashik that offer a comfortable stay to the tourists. Pav Bhaji, Misal Pav, Bhel and Panipuri are the dishes you should surely try out at Nashik.

If adventure sports are your passion, Vihigaon Waterfalls awaits your visit. Get your booking confirmed, take a backpack with all the necessary things and visit Vihigaon Waterfalls for an unforgettable adventure trip. Mumbaikars are definitely fortunate enought to have such a wonderful place nearby. Isn’t it?