There are palm-fringed beaches, lofty, cool-green mountains and bustling cosmopolitan cities. In the far east of the state are some of the nation’s most impressive national parks, including Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve. The Maharashtra section of the Great Indian Trail follows the Western ghats through some amazing countryside vistas.
Marking out Every Stop on the Way
These will be marked on the GPX as legends which can be referred to the list below. This list will be populated by people riding the trails as and when they send us updates and suggestions. We can start with a basic list to trigger it off. Also keeping in mind with IDTMT (I DONT TRASH MY TRAVEL) principles of contributing to local economy of the area – specifically LOCAL)
From Tilarinagar, a new trail begins as the MH section of the Trail heads north. Enjoy the stunning dirt tracks near Tapola, and further the trail crosses some backroads near Amby valley. It’s like a treasure hunt to find the three hidden waterfalls on this stretch. Post Lonavla, it makes it way to Nashik, which seems like the Nevada region of India.
Total Length of the trail in Kms
|Expected time to ride the trail;
|10 – 12 days
|Best time of the year;
|Sept – March
(Be cautious if you’re riding in Monsoons)
|Marathi, Hindi, English
|Emergency Telephone; State services (police and ambulance services)
|100 – Police
108 – Ambulance
Other States & Trails
A commitment to ourselves, to the earth we call home and to all the beautiful places that we travel to should govern how we use GRIT. Our footprint affects the balance. Our awareness reduces damage.
GRIT resources are in the form of GPX and KML maps. These downloadable maps are designed for use on either a dedicated GPS device or a mobile phone with GPS capabilities.
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