Karjat is a picturesque city in the state of Maharashtra, located at Konkan coast in the foothills of Matheran. Beautiful waterfalls, tranquilising atmosphere, gracious mountains, lush greenery of nature and shimmering blue waters of beautifully flowing rivers add to the beauty of this area. The place is well connected with Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and other parts of the state through a strong network of railways. Karjat Railway Station, being the major rail terminus enjoys great connectivity via local trains to CST Mumbai, Panvel and Khopoli. Mumbai-Pune Express Highway, Pune Highway, Goa Highway, Nasik Highway and Raigad District are very well linked to the area. The locale is very well known for Tourism, Higher Education, Adventurous Sports, Film Shooting, Spa Hospitality, Retailing, Nurseries and plantations along with several reputed Educational Institutions. The famous tourist attractions include Palasdari, Khandala, Lonavala, Matheran, Bhimashakar, Malshej Ghat and several dams including Bhushi, Tansa, Morbe, Lonavala and Dadeshwar Dam. People prefer this place for picnics, holidays, various kinds of sports and adventurous activities like trekking, river rafting, hiking and mountain climbing. The area lies close to various industries as well as famous holiday spots that add to the charm of this beautiful location.