Mahabaleshwar is a hill station situated in the Western Ghats, in Satara locale of Maharashtra. Aside from its strawberries, it is additionally notable for its various streams, sublime falls and glorious pinnacles. It is among the most searched after end of the week escapes from Mumbai.
Mahabaleshwar is additionally a holy journey place for Hindus as the Krishna stream starts from here. When a late spring capital of the British, the hill station of Mahabaleshwar involves old sanctuaries, live-in schools, manicured and rich green thick woodland, cascades, slopes, valleys. It is regularly utilized as a base to visit the radiant Pratapgad Fort, found an hour away.
Malcolm Peth, Old Kshetra Mahabaleshwar and a locale of the Shindola town are the three towns that make up Mahabaleshwar. It is situated about 120km south-west of Pune and 285km from Mumbai.
Attraction: Elephant’s Head Point, Chinaman’s fall, Dobi Waterfall, Arthur’s seat, Venna Lake, Wilson Point, Panchgani, Tapola, Elphinstone Point, Pratapgad Fort, Connaught Peak, Lingmala Waterfall, Helen’s Point, Koyna valley, Bombay Point, etc…
Best Time to visit: November to February.
Peak Season: September and April.
How to Reach
- By Air: The nearest air terminal to Mahabaleshwar is situated in Pune at the separation of around 100 and twenty kilometers. This air terminal is all around connected to numerous other significant homegrown and worldwide air terminals. An amazing taxi administration is additionally accessible at the air terminal.
- By Rail: The nearest railroad station to Mahabaleshwar is arranged in Wathar which is at the separation of sixty kilometers from Mahabaleshwar. This railroad station at that point connects to the next railroad stations. On the other hand, one can arrive at Satara by a train from Mumbai/Pune and recruit a taxi, which takes around 60 minutes.
- By Road: Habitually running transports associate Mahabaleshwar to other significant towns and urban communities by methods for streets. One can take a vacationer transport from Mumbai, which runs from Sion, Vashi and Dadar (East). It takes around 6 hours to arrive at here from Mumbai.