Jawhar is a small hill station municipal council situated on a plateau of sahyadris between rift valleys in Palghar district.It is located at a distance of 42 km from Palghar district. it is also known as the ‘Mahabaleshwar of Palghar District’. As one of the lesser known hill stations of Maharashtra, the place is gifted with exotic valleys, thick rich forests and pleasant climate. The monsoons are the best time to visit Jawhar when a thick fog envelopes the village and the surrounding hills. Jawhar is popular for its lively Warli paintings. This hill station is one of the few tribal kingdoms in Maharashtra that offers a unique opportunity to expose and enlighten with the tribal way of life. Unspoiled and mostly unexplored waterfalls are the prominent tourist attractions in Jawhar. Jawhar is highly enriched with natural beauties and manmade marvels.
How to Reach:
The nearest International Airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, roughly two hour drive from Palghar. It is well connected to a spectrum of cities in the country such as Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Delhi, Goa, Gwalior, Jaipur, Jamnagar, Hyderabad, Indore and Jodhpur through Air India, Air France, Air China, Air Arabia and Air India Express.
Palghar has its own Railway Station named as Palghar Railway Station which is connected to the major cities of Maharashtra. It is linked with the cities like New Delhi, Bangalore, Mysore, Jamnagar, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Puri, Nasik, Surat, Ahmedabad and Jaipur through Dehradun Express, Lok Shakti Express, Ahmedabad Passenger, Ranakpur Express and Saurashtra Express.
Jawhar is well connected to the neighbouring regions by road. Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation buses are available from the neighbouring regions. Regular MSRTC bus services from Mumbai, Thane, Dahanu and Nasik ply to Jawahar