Situated on the crest of the Western Ghat mountain ranges, Bhor Ghat is noted for its surroundings comprising scenic waterfalls, lakes and dense woods.
The Bhor railway ghat cuts a distance of 21 Km between Khandala and Karjat. There are 28 tunnels across the railway ghat. Trains travelling from Mumbai to South India (via Pune), Kolhapur, Pune, Solapur and Bhubaneshwar (via Pune) use this ghat. This ghat comes under the proposed Golden Quadrilateral Freight Corridors. The proposed Pune - Mumbai - Ahmedabad High-Speed Passenger Corridor pass through this ghat. There are 2 Passenger trains, nearly 30 Express/Mail trains travel across this ghat daily. There are many freight trains which travel across this ghat. This ghat is one of the busiest rail pass in the country.
The Bhor road ghat cuts the Sahyadri range to join Khandala to Khopoli and handles traffic on the busiest root in India between Mumbai to Pune. One Bhor ghat is on the Old Mumbai Pune Road and second on Mumbai Pune Expressway. However a small portion of this has to be covered on Mumbai Pune Expressway. This ghat stretches almost 18 Km between Khandala to Khopoli. Along with passenger transport lot of goods transport is also done across this ghat.