Vajrai Waterfall is a picturesque waterfall located in Bhambavali village in Satara district of Maharashtra. This region is also referred to as Kas flower valley region. It is situated 28 km away from its district headquarters. The Urmodi River flows over the falls. This waterfall is said to be one of tallest waterfalls of India. It is situated at a height of around 260 metres above sea level. The popularity of waterfall has resulted into a tremendous fame for the village since tourism has become the key business there for the villagers. This place is full of exotic natural beauty along with a pleasant soothing climate.
Vajrai Waterfall is considered as Bhambavali village’s well-known historical devotional place. According to a legend, the Maratha Saint, Shri Samarth Ramdas Swami climbed up this huge mountain in just 3 footsteps and due to this miracle, this waterfall got converted into a ‘3 Stair Waterfall Mountain’. There are also some historic temples and religious places nearby which are a major tourist attraction here. Normally this waterfall enjoys great flow of water all over the year but during rainy seasons, it gets special recognition due to the heavy water flow and the natural beauty around the waterfall. The waterfall offers various other attractions like boating and enthralling caves. There is also a small restaurant near the waterfall which serves Maharashtrian food.
This waterfall is a hub of transparent beauty, serene nature and wild life along with some ancient holy places. One should certainly visit this place at least once in lifetime to experience the true heaven on earth along with complete tranquillity.
Kas, Dist. Satara,
Taluka: Satara District: Satara
State: Maharashtra Languages: Marathi, Hindi
Best Time to Visit: July-November Weather: 16°C to 35°C (Max.)
STD Code: 02162 Pin Code: 415013
Pune Airport is the nearest one, 155 km away from the site and is well connected to major cities of India and abroad.
Nearest railway station is at Satara and is well linked with major cities of India. It lies on Pune-Miraj rail route.
Buses are available from Satara and all the nearby towns to Bhambavali. You can also hire a taxi to reach here.
Pune – 140 km
Ratnagiri – 216 km
Mumbai – 282 km
Hyderabad – 554 km