The place to visit for an adventurous getaway, Karjat is extremely popular in Maharashtra and renowned for its trekking.
The unspoilt surroundings and serenity of this place attracts tourists mainly. It is also a famous trekking destination with trails with moderate to demanding level of difficulty which include famous trekking trails such as the Chanderi Fort Trail, Matheran via Rambaug and the Peth Fort trek. Karjat also has plenty to offer in terms of adventure sports from rappelling to parasailing in the Ulhas River. While there, a refreshing breath from the rustic surroundings are the ND Studios which have been home to a number of famous movies such as Slumdog Millionaire, Devdas, etc. The Cascading Waterfalls in Bhivpuri too offer a a beautiful site along with some much needed cooling off.
Karjat is known to have the most number of tourist cottages and resorts among all tourist attractions of the state. The rock cut Buddhist temples out here were built in the 1st Century BC supposedly and are in the form of small cave chaityas with the sculptures and rock cuttings of Lord Buddha known as the Kondana Caves.
Karjat is thus a place for all including history buffs, adventure seekers, nature lovers, photographers and also for the ones who looking to spend some quality time with their families.