Bewitching peaks in the backdrop of undulating roads and lush tall canopies of beautiful trees welcome tourists to Mahabaleshwar, a serene hill station in Maharashtra. Stimulating your senses with a fresh breath of air, the picturesque valleys make it a sought-after destination among city dwellers looking for some respite from the cacophonous metros. Here is what all you can witness on a memorable sojourn to this beautiful destination:
From Elephant Head, Ludwick, and Marjorie to Mumbai Point, there are several striking viewpoints that offer a splendid view of the valley and sunset. Hear your voice echo in the vast expanse and feel close to nature at these hotspots. Connaught Peak or Mount Olympia stands out amongst these places due to its breathtaking beauty.
Slice of adventure
Explorers can have a field day here discovering the remains of Pratapgarh Fort that once stood witness to the famous battle between Chatrapati Shivaji and Afzal Khan. You can add more thrill to your trip with a camel or horse ride in the wonderland.
If you looking to indulge your taste buds, this is the place to be. Endowed with loads of strawberries, the region is famous for jams, shakes, honey, and ice-creams. The best places to shop for these treats include Mapro, Town Bazar, and Imperial Stores. You can also visit Mapro Gardens, en-route to Panchgani, to savour refreshing fruit salads and juices amidst a verdant park.
How to Reach:
Buses and cars are available from nearby places like Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur, and Goa.