Located to the south-west of Pune
and 15 km from Lonavala
, Mulshi is a taluk headquarters town of Pune District
. It is a hilly and sloppy area with the Sahyadri - one of the biggest mountain ranges in Maharashtra.
The place is covered with dense forest comprising sag, teak, oak and mango trees. Besides, it is home to some rare varieties of wild animals and birds such as tiger, leopards, peacock and bulbul.
Korigadh Fort, Mulshi Lake and Mulshi Dam are easily accessible from Mulshi. Mulshi is also noted for its massive mountains and a plateau named Lavmal. The best time to visit here is during monsoons. Paud is to the north-east of Mulshi.
Mulshi is located off the Mumbai-Pune highway. Pune Junction Railway Station and Pune Lohegaon Airport are the nearest access points.