Karjat is a village in Maharastra. The river Ulhas originates in Karjat and flows westward. Karjat has got importance because it is last station in Thane district & connects to Pune and lonavla stations.
90kms from Mumbai. Easily accessible by road and rail. Suburban trains from Mumbai covers this area. A 2 hour journey from Mumbai CST station. Kalyan is the correct railway station from where you can get the train towards Karjat.
Nearest Airport - Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Lots of 8 seater Autorickshaw (Tuk-Tuk) around the town to take you to your destination Walking in Karjat is best idea to explore this village.
If you want to visit Karjat then rainy season is best for you as Karjat has got such a wonderful & beautiful waterfalls. You can enjoy one of them. Karjat has many mountains. Farming is major occupation here. You can visit this farming fields & can learn the culture.
Trekking. The undulated green plains and the hilly terrains emerging from Karjat plains make this place a much sought destination for adventurous tourists for trekking.
Karjat is one of the starting point for various treks in the Sahyadris, one of which is Rajmachi. A rickshaw ride from Karjat bridge will take you to Kondivde village or Khandpe village. From Kondivde it takes 15 minutes to walk to Kahndpe village. Khandpe village forms the base of the Rajmachi trek. It is a 7 km ascend to the Rajmachi village (about 2.5 hours). After about 45 minutes from the village one reaches Kondhane Caves. A beautiful waterfall covers the caves and it is an experience in itself to see the huge waterfall from within the caves. Rajmachi village forms the base to trek to two forts - Manarajan (also known as Manoranjan) and Srivardhan, is adorned by a beautiful lake and a temple. One can also view waterfalls from the small tableland of Rajmachi.
Water Rafting. The river Ulhas offers a good spot for water rafting (Rapid Level unknown)
Craf things, pots, etc are the materials you can buy in Karjat which are made by villagers.
Small eateries around the village and in the station.
Nothing worth mentioning
Many college groups visit Karjat in rainy seasons. In rainy season you have to be more careful as waterfalls are dangerous here. slippery on greenery is there so be careful while walking. Also watch out for glass pices in water as many men drink in waterfall and throw their bottles in same. Specially girls have to be stay safe because peoples drink here and being safe here is little difficult.
Railway network is best. Catch the train from Karjat to C.S.T. (Mumbai)