In Maharashtra, Western Ghats is called Sahyadri in local Marathi language. Sahyadri is known to be a trekker's paradise with green hills, dotted lakes and forests all around. This region is popular for its incredible historic forts and wonderful ancient Buddhist caves.
Trekking in the Sahyadris has its own charms; it is endowed with numerous delightful routes, both easy and difficult, forts and pinnacles that provide countless avenues to trekkers of all levels. There is the tremendous opportunity to discover the rich cultural heritage of Maharashtra, as most of the spots have both cultural and mythological background and famous tales of heroism associated with them. In a trekking outing you come closer to the Mother Nature and experience her bounty in terms of the flora and fauna first hand. A few of the treks which could be done are listed below
(Click on the fort name for details)