Pune District 412108.
How to get there
FROM PUNE : From Pune, reach Chandani Chowk and head towards Paud via
Pirangut. As you enter Paud, turn right for Kolwan. At about 10 kms
stands Girivan's welcome arch. Pass through it, climb the serpentine
ghat section and follow the sign board for MOUNT VIEW SPORTS PARK to reach MOGRA PATH. Turn for the valley and in front of you is VanVihar.
FROM MUMBAI : For those coming from Mumbai/Lonavala, take the
Mumbai-Pune expressway to reach Lonavala. From Lonavala, take turn
towards INS Shivaji at Kumar Water Park and then enter the township,
and take the road that goes to Paud/Pawananagar. It is a beautiful
scenic road, which traverses along the Pawna dam reservoir. After the
dam, take right turn towards Paud to reach Kolwan village. There are
boards of Girivan hill station as well as Chinmay Vibhuti ashram which
can guide you up to Kolwan. From Kolwan, Girivan is just a km away.
About a km further is the Girivan welcome arch. Pass through the security
gate and come up on the top, turn right and about ten minutes drive
from there, reach the MOGRA PATH. Turn right and straight towards the valley is VanVihar
Another route is from the national highway. Take the old
national highway NH4 from Lonavala to reach Kamshet, turn right at the
highway junction for Pawnanagar, better known as Kale Colony. From
Pawnanagar, take the road for Paud, which runs parallel to the Pawna
dam, ascend the steep climb to reach Javan and further drive down to
Kolwan. Just a km away is the Girivan welcome arch. Pass through the
security gate and come up on the top, turn right and about ten minutes
drive from there, reach the MOGRA PATH. It is close to MOUNT VIEW SPORTS PARK. Turn right and straight towards
the valley is VanVihar.
Vehicle is a must to come to the hillstation. So, welcome to VanVihar !