Travel guide to Mahabaleshwar
Still haven’t planned the places to visit on your trip to the city of strawberries? Get in touch with a travel agent and get to know some well known hotels in Mahabaleshwar, where you can book a room and plan the places to visit. From nature to culture, history to religion and from adventure to water, there are a lot of places to visit in Mahabaleshwar. The Hill station offers a lot in terms of sightseeing, food, places to visit, shopping and boating. A trip to Mahabaleshwar would always end up being very relaxing and memorable. Thousands of tourists from around the world visit Mahabaleshwar, the largest hill-station in Maharashtra. The town being a hill station has a pleasant climate which attracts tourists from around the world.
Famous places to visit
Mahabaleshwar is well known for boating, shopping, strawberries, valleys and many view points. There are around 30 view points within close range to see which are named after the Britishers. These 30 view points are accessible by vehicles or by foot. Lodwick point, Elphinstone Point, Arthur’s Seat, Wilson’s Point and Tapola are some of them.
Apart from the view points, you can plan to visit many other attractions in your tourist package. Mahabaleshwar, a serene hill station, the Queen of Maharashtra is now not just a holiday destination. Infact it has turned out to be one of the popular honeymoon destinations in India. Some of the attractive places to visit in this land of strawberries, include the Rajpuri Caves in Panchgani, Pratapgarh Fort, Elephant’s Head Point, Tableland in Panchgani, Tiger’s Spring, Venna Lake, Mount Malcolm and many others.
As per the tourist package that you opt for, give by the hotels in Mahabaleshwar, you can cover all major places to visit. The contribution of Mahabaleshwar hotels is very much important as they assist the tourists to book rooms online. You can plan your trip as per the places you would want to visit.
The choice of hotels may wary as per individual’s budget and lifestyle. Some of the popular hotels in Mahabaleshwar are Panorama Resorts, Tree Top Bungalows, MTDC Holiday Resort, Brightland Holiday Village, Valley View and Grand Resort.
How to reach Mahabaleshwar
By road, Pune is the closest city to Mahabaleshwar, 120 kms away, which is a 4 hour journey.
The route to the Queen of Maharashtra, Mahabaleshwar, is simple if you plan to travel there by road, by bus or in your car. Tourists find it exciting to take a road trip on bikes as well.
Lohegaon airport in Pune, Kolhapur Airport, and Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai are some of the options to travel by air.
If you wish to travel to Mahabaleshwar from Mumbai, a 6 hour journey would cost you around Rs.500 for an AC seat.
Thanks to the transport facilities from government and private companies, lots of buses ply this route on daily basis.
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