Konkan Tourism – Caves in and around Konkan Region

The Konkan land is scattered with caves. Konkan true monuments to nature, filled with charm and mystery. The great land of Konkan – Maharashtra – India is still unexplored. There are so many natural and wild caves in Konkan which are hidden into the deep and dense forest of Konkan Region. We always talk about sea, mountains, forests and historical monuments while discussing about holidaying there are many other unique natural and man made creations that are deeply attached with Konkan history and natural beauty. Caves are deeply connected to the history, culture, mystery and spirituality where inscriptions, pillars and wall paintings tell the tales of the region.

Here are some of the best caves in Konkan Region :-

Ainari Cave – Vaibhavwadi – Sindhudurg

Elephanta Caves / Gharapuri – Uran – Raigad ( Though near to Mumbai )

Kuda Caves – Murud-Janjira – Raigad

Ozar Caves / Brahmanand Cave – Malvan – Achara Road – Rewandi – Sindhudurg

Panhalekaji Caves – ( Khed – Ratnagiri ) ( Dapoli – Ratnagiri )

shivthar Caves / Shivthar Ghal / Sundarmath – Mahad – Raigad

Gandharpale Caves / Pala Caves – Mahad – Raigad

Kondana Caves – Karjat – Raigad

Kanheri Caves – Borivali – Mumbai

Karla Caves / Karle Caves / Karla Cells – Lonavala – Pune

Bhaja Caves / Bhaje Caves – Lonavala – Pune

Bedse Caves / Bedsa Caves – Maval – Pune

Lenyadri Caves – Junnar – Pune

Pandavleni Caves / Pandu Leni / Trirashmi Caves – Nashik

Pataleshwar Caves – Shivaji Nagar – Pune

Mahakali Caves / Kondivite Caves – Andheri – Mumbai

Jogeshwari Caves / Amboli cave – Jogeshwari – Mumbai

Mandapeshwar Caves – Borivali – Mumbai

Ghorwadeshwar Caves / Ghorawadi Caves – Pune

Bhandara Caves – Pune – Nashik Highway

Junnar Caves – Junnar – Pune

Tulja Lena / Tuljalena Caves – Junnar – Pune

Ramling Cave Temple – Hatkanangale – Kolhapur

Parashar Caves – Panhala – Kolhapur

Shiva Cave Temple – Marleshwar – Ratnagiri

Pandavaas Caves – Chiplun – Ratnagiri

Arvalem Caves / Harvalem Caves – Bicholim – Goa

Hiranyakeshwar Cave – Amboli – Sindhudurg

Thanale Caves – Sudhagad – Pali – Raigad

Lonad Caves – Kalyan

Naneghat Caves – Junnar – Pune

Magathane Caves – Kandivli – Mumbai

Chanderi Cave – Vangni – Thane

Lamgao Caves / Lamgau Caves – Bicholim – Goa

Rivona Caves / Pandava Caves – Rivona – Goa

Khandepar Caves / Candepar Caves – Ponda – Panjim – Goa

Naroa Caves / Narve Caves – Bicholim – Goa

Warkhand Caves – Pernem – Goa

Mangueshi Caves – Ponda – Goa

Dabos Cave – Sattari – Goa

Sidhanath Caves – Tar Surla – Dichol – Goa

Ishwarbhat Cave – Khandepar – Goa

Aquem Cave – Margao / Madgao – Goa

Karaswada Caves – Porvorim – Goa

Sanguem Caves – Sanguem – Goa

Verna Caves – Verna – Goa

Panthers Caves / Waghachi Gufa – Matheran – Raigad

Rajpuri Caves – Panchgani / Paachgani – Satara