Hill Stations

Mahabaleshwar
Road Distance

120 kms from Pune.
300 kms from Mumbai via Pune.
235 kms from Mumbai via Mahad.
20 kms from Panchgani.
Govt./Private buses and taxis are easily available.
Nearest Airport and Railway station -Pune.
Best time to visit is October to May.
Average climate will be around 30 degree in summer & 15 degree in winter.
Mahabaleshwar receives highest rainfall in Maharashtra.
Situated at a height of 1372 m in the heart of Sahyadri Hills, Mahabaleshwar is one of the most popular and picturesque hill resorts in Maharashtra and called “Queen of Hill Stations’.

Famous points & places to visit in Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar Temple.
Arthur’s seat.
Lodwick point.
Babbington Point.
Cahhaught peak.
Bombay point.
Helen’s point.
Venna Lake (one can enjoy boating,horse riding, video games etc.).
Less than a kilometer away from Venna lake is the Hindu Gymkhana, where people of all religions are welcome to play a game of tennis, skating, billiards for a nominal fee.
Lingmala Waterfalls.
Dhobi and the Chinamen waterfalls.
Tapola for water sports.
Gaolani point.
Wilson point.
Kate’s point.
PratapGadh.
Strawberry farms.
Thick forest with animals, birds, medicinal plants etc…
Famous for strawberries, blackberries, jams, crushes,jellies, fresh juices, carrots, honey etc.

Panchgani

Located 100 kms from Pune and 20 kms before Mahabaleshwar.

Stepping stone to Mahabaleshwar.

Panchgani surrounded by five hills is a beautiful hill station.

Minimum temparature is about 8? in winter and maximum 30? in summer
The main attraction of this hillstation is the famous Table Land (many Bollywood films have been shot here) Bheem Chula, Parsi Point, Harrisons valley etc.

Lonavala and Khandala

The twin hill stations Lonavala and Khandala are Located on Bombay-Pune highway.

Two hour journey from Pune by road and one hour from Rail.

Located at a height of 625 Mts. Above see level.

Maximum temparature will be 35 C in summer and minimum 8 C in winter.

Best time to visit-throughout year.

Both the hill stations are a haven for nature lovers with beautiful water falls during the monsoon.

Main spots and points to visit.

Tiger’s Leap, Bushi Dam, Horseshoe valley, Duke’s nose, Rajmachi Point,Valvan dam,Yoga institute,Kune point, Ghambirnath caves etc.

Lonavala Chikki is the most famous sweet over here.

Matheran

Situated 125 kms from Pune at the height of 798 mts in the ghats.

Pollution free place hence Vehicles are not allowed at this place.

One has to go by walk or by horse.

One can view the beaty of Matheran through a small train which covers 25 kms goes through dense forest.

Main points to view :

Sharlott Lake, Porcupine point (sun-set point) Panorama Point(sun-rise point) Echo point, One tree point, Loisa point, Navaloji garden, Pemastar garden etc.

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