Overview Mahabaleshwar

This hill station is also a popular tourist destination in Maharashtra. It is a hill station located in the Sahyadri mountain range at altitude of 4,439 ft.With one of the few evergreen forests of India, it served as the summer capital of Mumbai province during the British Raj. It features several elevated viewing points, such as Arthur’s Seat. West of here is centuries-old Pratapgad Fort, perched atop a mountain spur. East, Lingmala Waterfall tumbles off a sheer cliff. Colorful boats dot Venna Lake, while 5 rivers meet at Panch Ganga Temple to the north.Mahabaleshwar is known as the best monsoon trekking destination in India.

Places to visit Mahabaleshwar


  • Elephant's Head Point
  • Lingmala Waterfall
  • Arthur Seat Point
  • Mapro Garden
  • Venna Dam Lake Boating
  • Pratapgad Fort
  • Mahabaleshwar Mandir
  • Krishnabai Temple
  • Kaas Plateau-Kaas Pathar
  • Vajrai Falls Near Satara
  • Babington Point
  • Lodwick Point
  • Wax Museum
  • Panchgani

Best time to visit

Best TimeMonth-by-month

Oct-June is the best time for visiting Mahabaleshwar as weather is very pleasant .Temperature is ranging from 18-33°c.

How to reach

Travel Mode by Bus, Train, Car, Flight

By Air : Pune is the nearest airport to reach Mahabaleshwar is Pune around 120 km away. From Pune, you can hire a cab or reach Mahabaleshwar from State Transport or private buses.

By Bus : State-run or private buses, running from various towns of Mumbai and Pune, are the best way to get to Mahabaleshwar. There are many private Bus operator which run their buses to Mahabaleshwar.

By Train : Satara is the nearest railway station to reach Mahabaleshwar which is around 45 km away from Mahabaleshwar.It is well connected from train from Mumbai and Pune railway route. From there you can get regular taxi and bus services for Mahabaleshwar.

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