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Book a Holiday Tour Package in Mahabaleshwar

Nov 20th 2015 at 12:20 AM

Mahabaleshwar is a beautiful hill station situated in Western Ghats. The place is well known for its mesmerizing view of picturesque landscapes and pleasing and mild climate throughout the year. As the hill station is quite near to coniferous forest and contributes to the cultivation of various berries and soft fruits. So if you are planning to visit Mahabaleshwar then let’s take a look at the best time to visit and places to see in Mahabaleshwar.



Best Time to Visit Mahabaleshwar

The best time to visit Mahabaleshwar is from October to June. But one can also visit Mahabaleshwar during monsoon to experience the mystical beautiful of Western Ghats hills in a unique way. Mahabaleshwar receives continual rainfall during the month of July to September and the temperature during this time is usually between 20 degrees and 25 degrees. So tourists rarely visit this place during this period of time. During this you can also get good deals on Mahabaleshwar Holiday Tour Packages as tourists don’t visit this place much during this period of time. The weather of Mahabaleshwar becomes very pleasant during winters making it ideal place for outdoor activities and outdoor activities. You only need to wear light woolen clothes during this time and enjoys the amazing views of Mahabaleshwar. It is ideal place for sightseeing, outdoor activities and for honeymooners.

Places to See in Mahabaleshwar

Waterfalls

Mahabaleshwar is known for beautiful waterfalls and there are three famous waterfalls in Mahabaleshwar. The first one is the Dhobi Falls which is situated around 3Km from Mahabaleshwar on the path that links Petit road with Old Mahabaleshwar road. This is famous picnic spot and the water of this river plunges down into a deep valley and then combines with Konya River. The second one is river Venna in which waterfall plunges from a height of 500 feet. The last one is the Chinamons Falls that is situated around 2.5 Km from Mahabaleshwar and it is also located very close to the Chinese cultivated gardens.

Venna Lake

Vienna Lake is a famous tourist spot that is known for its enchanting beauty and activities such as boating and fishing. You can also enjoy some eateries from strawberry stall that are situated near banks of the lake.

Elephant's Head Point

This is a fantastic tourist spot that is quite similar to elephant's head and trunk. The place is known for captivating view of hills and mountains and it is a place where you can enjoy quality time with your friends and family.

Pratapgarh Fort

This royal and magnificent fort built by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja in 1656 and it is situated about 24 Km west from Mahabaleshwar. This fort comprises of two ancient forts and upper part is built on the top of the hill and lower fort. Tourist can see Bhavani temple, Mahadev temple and tomb of Afzal Khan in the fort. You can also enjoy the enthralling views of the Konkan valley from Pratapgarh fort.

Discover Options to Reach Mahabaleshwar

Before you book Mahabaleshwar Holiday Tour Packages, you must do some research to know how to reach this gorgeous hill station in a cheapest way. Mahabaleshwar is well connected with various modes of transportation that includes airways, railways and roadways.

By Air

The nearest airport to Mahabaleshwar is Pune International Airport and you can easily take private vehicles or taxis to reach Mahabaleshwar.

By Train

The nearest railroad to Mahabaleshwar is Satara, which is 42KM from the hill station and Miraj, Sangli and Pune is the nearest railway junction that are close to Mahabaleshwar. You can easily hire private cabs and state-run bus service from these junctions to reach Mahabaleshwar.

By Road

Mahabaleshwar is well connected with road from major cities like Mumbai and Pune. It is only 45 KM from Satara and you can take regular bus service from Pune, Mumbai, Sangali and Satara.

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