Posted by: Brad Beaman | June 21, 2011

Sahyadri Mountains Photo Essay

The Sahyadri Mountains are part of the Western Ghats in Western Maharashtra.   Sahyadri  is Marathi for the benevolent mountains.

The Sahyadris is home to many popular hill stations. Below is one of the best of them, Mahableshwar.

Mahableshwar is known for its strawberry fields. You want to get strawberries when you visit there.

Sinhagad Mountain outside of Pune. This photo is about six kilometers from the summit.

Sinhagad from the summit

Sinhagad fort

Bop Dev Ghat just outside Pune.

Jadavgadh fort is now a heritage hotel in the Sahyadri Mountians.

Shepherd boys at Lavasa retreiving a strayed goat

View of Lavasa from Lavasa Ghat

 Temghar Dam before reaching Lavasa

Karla Caves found just outside Lonavala were carved out ot the Sahyadri Mountains about 2,000 years ago.

bop dev

Khandala

Purandar Fort Road

Trembekeshar Ghats outide of Nasik

This view of the Waranna valley is from atop Sajja Kothi the residential palace, Panhala Fort outside Kolhapur.

Panhala

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