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Bheera Dam

Bheera Dam
(Based on Latest visit Oct 2017)

The dam also known as Unnaiyi Dam. The Bheera village suddenly became famous in May 2017 as its Max temp. recorded highest in Maharashtra. Its also recognized as end point of Andharban-Jungle trek. It is a gateway of Devkund waterfall too.
Its a peaceful place to spend one day.

How to Reach :
Approx 100 km. from Pune.
Pune-Pirangut-Paud-Mulashi dam backwater road-Tahmini ghat-Nive-Plus valley view point- when tahmini ghat ends go straight,( Don't take left turn to Bhagad MIDC road which is wider)- go ahead- Varachi Wadi village-Take right trun to Patnus village (left turn goes to Kundlika river rafting - Mumbai) -Patnus village -take right turn to Bheera dam- Its Dam project place i.e. Tata Power House - Park your vehicle.
The road condition is good from Pune to Varchi wadi village. Varachi Wadi to Bheera dam its narrow road but condition is good. Road had bad condition from Chandani chauk Pune to Male villahe (Mulshi Dam).
Avoid night drive in Tahmini ghat in rainy and winter season.



Plus valley 
Plus valley view point 

 
Tahmini Ghat


Parking : 
Free Parking place is available at Bheera dam project i.e. Tata Power House. You can take vehicle upto the Dam wall place.

Food and Stay :
Many veg-non veg  restaurants are available from Pune to Tahmini ghat. Then small restaurants are there at Varchi Wadi and Patnus village. Many restaurants are opened only on Sundays. No tiffins are required. Many home made hotels are there. 

Home stay with food also provided in Patnus village which is nearest village to the dam.


Patnus village
Tata Power Project

What to See :
The Bheera dam is very calm and cool place. You can have look of beautiful scene of dam water and Kundlika Valley mountains at the background. Its the peaceful place to roam around in the nature.
The incoming running water channel after power project generation can be observed from one corner of the dam wall.

Inlet of Tata Power station
 
 
 

 

The way to Devkund wanterfall starts from here.
The end point of Andharban trail can be seen other side dam.  

Trek safety :

  • Avoid on weekdays ! 
  • Take care in monsoon season, the land become sleepery due to heavy and continuous rain. 
  • Summers are hot. 
  • Best season July to April. 

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