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Kamshet

Kamshet

Weather

Kamshet due to its strategic location experiences typical tropical climate with moderate summers and pleasant winter season. The summer months from April to June are hot and dry with temperatures reaching 35 to 40 degrees Celsius.


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The winter season ranges from October to February bringing adequate sunshine and pleasant climate with temperatures dipping to as low as 10 degrees Celsius. The monsoon rains descend in Kamshet from July to September brining is much relief from the hot summer season and making the city dwell with tourists and travelers from nearby locations of Mumbai and Pune to enjoy the brilliant rainfall season.

How To Reach

By Road:

Located on the Konkan highway between Mumbai and Goa, Kamshet is well connected by good motor able roads and highways. Reaching Kamshet by road is by far the most preferred route used by majority of the tourists. Regular cab and bus services ply between Mumbai and Kamshet (110 km) and Pune to Kamshet (60 km).


By Air:

Kamshet does not have a dedicated airport facility and the closest airport is the Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai located at a distance of 110 Kms. The Mumbai airport is well connected to all big and small cities within India and overseas. Local cabs and buses are freely available from the Mumbai airport to visit Kamshet.



By Rail:

Kamshet does not have a dedicated railway station and the closest railway station is the one located at Lonavala at a distance of 16 Kms. Lonavala station is well connected by Pune and Mumbai with regular train services. Local cabs and buses are available outside the Lonavala railway station to reach Kamshet.


Overview

Kamshet is a wonderful hill resort of Maharashtra famous for its scenic natural beauty and a host of adventure activities.  Situated on the Western Ghats Kamshet is well known as the epicenter of paragliding excursions in India. Located at an altitude of about 2200 feet above sea level, Kamshet with its close proximity to Mumbai and Pune attracts a large number of travelers over the weekends especially in the monsoon season to unwind and pamper themselves with the adventurous activities and natural bliss.

 

Kamshet has become a popular weekend getaway from Mumbai and Pune offering joy rides, tandem flights and cross country flights making the city one of the centers of adventure tourism in Maharashtra. Kamshet is not just about fun and games and the picturesque hilly terrains of the city are filled with many ancient caves showcasing the artistic and cultural heritage of the region.

 

One of the perfect holiday destinations located close to urban cities of Mumbai and Pune, Kamshet offers a perfect backdrop for rejuvenating the mind, body and soul. With its lovely landscape and serene natural bliss, Kamshet attracts a lot of Honeymooners.

 

The people of Kamshet are warm and friendly with Marathi and Hindi being the most spoken languages. Mahashivratri is one of the important festivals for the people of Kamshet attracting a large influx of religious tourists to the Kondeshwar Temple. Kamshet has a number of eateries and restaurants serving various gourmet foods catering to the needs of the travelers. While the city offers limited scope for shopping, Kamshet offers a lovely opportunity to unwind over the weekend.