Thursday, 27 February 2014

Visit Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is a hill station located in the Western ghats range, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a popular holiday resort and a honeymoon destination. It is also a popular pilgrimage site.

Mahabaleshwar in english means 'God of Great Power'. It is full of soaring peaks, deep valleys, crisp air and rich flora. It was once the summer capital of Bombay Presidency during the British raj. It is the highest hill station in Western India situated at a height of 1,372 mts above sea level. The pretty town is aptly located at a vast plateau.

Attractions in Mahabaleshwar:

1) Veena Lake

2) Arthur's Seat

3) Kate's Point

4) Wilson Point

5) 3 Monkey Point

6) Strawberry Fields

7) Dhom Dam

8) Panchganga Temple

9) Mahabaleshwar Temple

10) Mount Malcolm

11) Holy Cross Church

12) Mahabaleshwar Club

13) Pratapgarh Fort

14) Lodwick Point

15) Babington Point

16) Sunset Point (Bombay Point)

17) Elephant's Head Point

18) Lingamala Falls

Mahabaleshwar welcomes tourists with a pleasant climate throughtout the year. However, June-September months are not advised for travel here due extreme rains. Other than that, the whole year is tourist friendly.

There are variety of things you can do in the town like Boating, Horse riding, Trekking, Watching sunrise & sunsets apart sight-seeing.

You can buy honey, locally- made walking sticks, leather footwear like famous kolhapuri chappals & the specialty of the region roasted chickpea nuts.

The nearest airport to Mahabaleshwar is the commercial town of Pune, which is at a distance of 115 kms. It is also just 6 hours drive from Mumbai. You can also visit the hill station by train from Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and various other places depending on the train schedules.

Mahabaleshwar is a preferred destination by honeymooners due to its secluded nature. 

So, whether you are a couple on honeymoon, a pilgrim or just a vacationeer, Mahabaleshwar has a lot to offer for everybody. 

Come to Mahabaleshwar and rejuvenate yourself.

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Pragya Banerjee
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