15 Highest Mountain Peaks of Maharashtra

Geography of Maharashtra occupies a long coastline at Konkan,Sahyadri Mountain range, surrounded by Ghats,Hills and famous hill stations like Mahabaleshwar,Panchgani,Lonavla and Matheran. The Sahyadri mountain range is home to number of highest mountain summits in Maharashtra and these peaks are home to many hill forts built by great Shivaji.

Kalsubai Shikhar -1,646m

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Kalsubai Shikhar is also called as Everest of Maharashtra, is the highest peak in Maharashtra. The mountain range and peak lies inside the Kalsubai Harishchandragad sanctuary, situated at an elevation of 5400 feet.

Salher -1,567m

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Salher is the site of the highest fort in Maharashtra, situated in the Sahyadri mountains in Satana tehsil in Nasik. The Mountain peak of Salher is second highest peak in Maharashtra at an elevation of 5,141 ft after Kalsubai peak.

Dhodap -1,472m

Dhodap_Peak

Dhodap is the second highest fort in the Sahyadri mountains of Maharashtra and one of the tall hill forts. The peak is 3rd highest hill peak in Maharashtra and a hard level trek in the state.

Taramati- 1,431m

Taramati-Peak

Taramati peak is one of two peaks on Harishchandragad and offers a great trekking experience in the state. Harishchandra and Taramati peak are must visit place for all the nature lovers and trekkers.

Torna -1,403m

torna-fort

Torna Fort is the first fort captured by Shivaji Maharaj,located in Pune district at an elevation of 4,603 ft. The Fort is a popular destination for trekkers near Pune and also the highest fort in Pune district.

Purandar -1,387m

Purandar_Fort

Purandar fort stands at an elevation of 4,472 ft in the Western Ghats near Saswad village. There are twin forts named as Purandar and Vajragad are favorite destination for paragliders and trekkers in Maharashtra.

Mangi-Tungi Twin Peak -1,331m

Mangi-Tungi-Peaks

Mangi-Tungi are twin-pinnacled peak with plateau in between, at an elevation of 4,343 ft and 4,366 ft. This place is considered sacred in Jainism and home to 108 ft Statue of Ahimsa carved in monolithic stone, tallest Jain idol in the world.

Rajgad -1,318m

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Rajgad is one of the famous fort in Pune an elevation of 1,318m and a popular site for adventurous tourists. The fort is one of the most popular trekking destinations for trekkers from the Pune and Mumbai area.

Sinhagad -1,312m

Sinhagad-Fort-Pune

Sinhagad is situated on a hill rising 1,312m at southwest of the city of Pune. The fort is a popular weekend destination for Pune people and among the spectacular Castles within Maharashtra.

Ratangad -1,297m

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Ratangad is one of the oldest artificial catchment area, was captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle.  The place is home to one of the most famous Lord Shiva temple called Amruteshwar temple which is known for its carvings.

Brahmagiri -1,295m

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Brahmagiri hill mountain range of Maharashtra is situated near Trimbakeshwar in Nashik District. The place is also origin of the sacred Godavari river and one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva.

Anjaneri -1,280m

Anjaneri is one of the exquisite attractions of Nasik city and an important fort in the Trimbakeshwar region. The place is the birthplace of Lord Hanuman and also home to 108 Jain caves,Located near to Nasik on Trimbak road.

Saptashrungi -1,264m

Saptashrungi-Devi-Temple

Saptashrungi is a hill range consisting of seven hills and part of the Sahyadri Range in Western Ghats. Temple of Saptashrungi is one among the 51 Shakti Peethas of Indian subcontinent and also three and half Shakti Peethas of Maharashtra.

Pratapgad -1,080m

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Pratapgad Fort actually known as Valour Fort, is one of the large fort located in Satara district and a popular monsoon destination in Maharashtra. The Fort offers mesmerize view of the villages and a must visit tourist destination near the hill station of Mahabaleshwar.

Raigad -820m

Raigad-Fort

Raigad Fort rises 2,700 ft above in the Sahyadri mountain range in the Mahad region of Raigad district. The fort is one of the most popular hill forts of Maharashtra and an ultimate trekking destination near Pune.