Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall

Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall is the tallest waterfall of India. The height of this waterfall is 1840 ft (560m) and it falls from a straight cliff having three steps (stages). 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 well-known Kas Flower Valley and 2 km away from Bhambavli 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).

So, it 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.

Precautions to be taken by Tourists while visiting Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall.
• 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)
• Be agile and cautious, as there are chances of encounters with reptiles like snakes, insects. Wild animals like tiger, bear etc.
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.

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  • Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall.
    Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall
  • Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall.
    Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall

How to Reach :

By 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.

By Train

Satara Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station.

By Road

(1) Satara to Kas, Kas to Tambi – Bhambavli :- 32 kms (2) Mahabaleshwar to Tapola, Bamnoli- Kas, Kas to Tambi – Bhambavli.


Tourists may prefer to stay at village Bhambavli in their traditional homes or Home-stays made available. This stay will give tourists a chance to live a rural life. Do not enter dense forest without a Guide. Guide is available in Village Bhambavli. For Guidance, please contact Mr. Ravindra More @ 9821967717