9.2 Km from Nashik
Pandvaleni is situated on Mumbai Road and is extremely popular among the college students as it falls just outside city limits. An extremely simple climb, the Buddha caves bring a lot of young people here. Phalke Smarak is the base camp of Pandavleni. Urjita Gokhale, a student, shares, "During the monsoon we go to Pandavleni almost every Sunday. It is fun climbing during rains and you get a complete view of the Nashik city from the top." There are steps all the way to the top. "Because it is a safe climb, our parents do not get bothered much when we go there with friends. Do carry some good food with you," she says.