12 Best Things to Do in Mahabaleshwar in 2019 (389 Reviews)

Whether you are looking for an adventure trip, a peaceful escape or a short jaunt to the nearby hill station, there are bountiful of things to do in Mahabaleshwar that will quench your wanderlust. Tucked away in the beautiful setting of Sahyadri Ranges, this place boasts of its mystical landscapes and surreal views.

The enchanting vistas of sunrise and sunsets, a vast expanse of lush green forests, and comfortably cool weather- Mahabaleshwar town stand as a perfect epitome of beauty and peace. Not to forget its popular strawberries which will leave your taste buds mesmerized with its sweetness. Apart from being a wonderful getaway from the monotonous city life, it is also a hub for adventures and thrilling events.

From trekking tours in Mahabaleshwar to boating, rock climbing to birdwatching, there are a plethora of things to do in Mahabaleshwar that will set your adrenaline racing. If the town has numerous undisturbed spots to rejuvenate your inner soul, you can also find trunkful of places to spend an eventful evening with your friends and family. Yes, this hilly town of Maharashtra boasts diversity for which it has earned love from people of all ages and origins.

Embark on a jungle ride in the beautiful hamlet of Tapola, explore the mystical Pratapgad Fort or bask in the charm of nature at Lingamala Falls, the list of things to do in Mahabaleshwar remains endless. The town also houses few sacred spots where one can delve into the world of spirituality and calm their mind and soul. For all the wildlife enthusiasts and nature buffs, Mahabaleshwar is no less than a paradise as it has a special point named Babington Point where one can spot a vast species of birds and animals.

During the monsoon season, this place turns into nature’s blanket with lush greenery sprawled at each of its corners. This hilly abode of Maharashtra is truly nature’s gem and if you feel tempted to pay a visit to the land of strawberries, here is a rundown of all the things to do in Mahabaleshwar that you must know before packing your bags.

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Lake Side Camping near Mahabaleshwar Flat 25% off Best Seller
Lake Side Camping near Mahabaleshwar Flat 25% off

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Mahabaleshwar

If you are looking for a place for camping, then go ahead towards Mahabaleshwar. Charming views, enticing valleys, serene lakes, and a refreshing delights for your taste buds are the best ways to summarize this nature’s gift.About the campingThe campsite is located in a quiet secluded property not very far from the Mahabaleshwar. Surrounded by natural beauty and a peaceful environment that make this campsite more enticing and charming. You will never miss the sunrise and sunset. The campsite hosts a lot of fun activities that surely loved by all the guests.ActivitiesApart from camping, you can indulge in many fun activities like hiking to villages near Panchgani, a nature walk, and many more. Various indoor and outdoor activities can be organized for you to have some fun time with your loved ones. And as the sun sets, a well-lit campfire awaits you to cheer you up for the star-lit night with delicious dinner. StayFor stay, Alpine tents are provided on a sharing basis. The accommodation is neat and clean and close to nature.MealsBreakfast, Hi-tea, and dinner are included in the package.How to reach?You will be pick-up from Panchgani Mahabaleshwar Road, next to Velocity Park, Bhose. You can easily get public and private transportation to reach there. Check-In: 5:00 pmCheck-Out: 8:00 amMaximum Occupancy: 10-12 PAXMinimum occupancy: 4 Pax
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Luxurious Lake-view Camping in Tapola New
Luxurious Lake-view Camping in Tapola

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Mahabaleshwar

Also known as the Mini Kashmir of Maharashtra Tapola is one of the most beautiful places for planning your vacation. About the propertyThis package gives you a chance to experience a stunning Lakeview by camping at our campsite with all the luxurious facilities. You will also have fun as you will be part of exciting and relaxing activities and witnessing the glorious Sunrise and mesmerizing sunset view from the campsite.you will also get pick up service.Activity:You will be enjoying many activities that will help in refreshing your mind. The activities include Camping, Kayaking, Bonfire, Barbeque (chargeable), Badminton, Volleyball, Carrom, Chess, Cricket and many more. You can also enjoy our Add on's which includes Water Scooter Ride (Rs.100 per person), Speed boat ride to Bagnoli island (Rs.700 for up to 4 people), Bullock cart ride (Rs.200 for up to 4 people).Meals:Get ready to tingle your taste buds as you will be served healthy breakfast  (Poha/Upma/Omelette/Bhurji), delicious lunch will be served followed by evening hi-tea later dinner will be served at night both at lunch and dinner you will have the option to select veg or non-veg. You can also enjoy the barbeque of your choice (extra chargeable at Rs.500 per kg Chicken or Paneer)Extra Lunch will cost you Rs. 250 per person (Veg/Non-Veg)For packaged drinking water extra charges will be applied. Stay:You will have a comfortable and luxury stay in Lakeside tents or rooms (depending upon availability).How to reach?Our campsite is approx. 145 km from Pune. You can easily reach us by public or private transport.Check-In: 11:00 amCheck-Out: 11:00 amNote:Min 2 people are required to book this camping experience.
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Cycling in Mahabaleshwar Flat 20% off Best Seller
Cycling in Mahabaleshwar Flat 20% off

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Mahabaleshwar

Have you ever cycled on a hilly area (keeping your safety a preference) enjoying the curves of the roads and a majestic scenario around you? Here, Mahabaleshwar invites you to explore this opportunity. Activity:Join us to pedal and enjoy professionally guided cycle tours in Mahabaleshwar. Pedaling through roads, crossing forests you will also enjoy the stunning view of strawberry fields. Your security is our first preference so you will be provided with a high quality of cycles. so get ready to ride at your own pace on your comfortable cycle.This tour is for all age groups.Pick Up Location: Panchgani Mahabaleshwar Road, next to Velocity Park, Bhose.Mornings:- 6:00 am - 6:30 am and 9:00 - 9:30 amEvenings:- 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm and 7:00 - 7:30 Maximum Occupancy: 10 PaxMinimum occupancy: 4 Pax
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River View Camping near Mahabaleshwar Flat 26% off New
River View Camping near Mahabaleshwar Flat 26% off

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Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is a scenic getaway for the folks in Maharashtra. With a pleasant climate all the year round and foggy views of the Western Ghats, this place is a popular choice for those looking to escape the summer heat. About the campsite:Alongside the Krishna River, in the endless wilderness, the campsite offers you a blistering experience to stay in nature where you can camp overnight. Facing the river, accommodation is provided with two choices- one in the form of hygienic western tents, and another in the style of comfortable cottages.Activities:While camping Mahabaleshwar, you can take a refreshing morning dip or a few relaxing evening laps in the river. The property is surrounded by lush strawberry farms where you can stroll out their own to pick some fruits yourselves. One can get the management to arrange for treks to the forests. Further, you can also indulge in various other activities like tractor ride, bamboo raft ride, bullock cart ride, and fishing. In the evening when stars come out, enjoy a well-lit bonfire with a scrumptious barbeque. Stay:There are two types of accommodation in this property- cottages, and tents. The cottages are spacious offering a perfect spot to hang out as well as enjoy the views. The tents are also designed with high-quality material and are equipped with basic comforts. Tented Accommodation (3/4 Sharing)Cottage Accommodation (5 people per cottage)Meals:Breakfast, lunch, evening tea, snacks, and dinner are included in the package. How to reach?The campsite is located at post-Malatpur village, taluka wai, district Satara. You can easily get public and private transportation to reach the location. Check-In: 12:00 pm / 4:00 pmCheck-Out: 11:00 amNote:-Minimum 4 people are required to book this stay experience.
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Camping near Mahabaleshwar Flat 13% off Best Seller
Camping near Mahabaleshwar Flat 13% off

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Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is a hill station located in the Sahyadri mountain range, with one of the evergreen forests in India near Pune. You want to feel lush green hills, cloudy skies and deep valleys with camping experience, then Mahabaleshwar is the best destination.About the campsite:This campsite is surrounded by Sahyadri mountains and blessed with a  long lake right at the doorstep of the campsite with the touch of the Village theme. The campsite is located near Mahabaleshwar. If you are a water sports enthusiast then this campsite is the place to head to. The campsite features luxurious tents, AC and non-AC cottages and also a dormitory to cater to the varying requirements of its guests. It has ample open spaces to arrange outdoor activities and also has an indoor game center. You can enjoy activities like swimming, campfire and modern farming, also a music system is available at free of cost. Activities:This campsite offers you indoor-outdoor activities and modern farming. A campfire along with the music is also arranged for you to enjoy some quality time with your loved ones. The facility of the swimming pool is an advantage for pool lovers.  During the stay, you can also enjoy Kayaking, Water scooter, Paddle boating, Motorboating, and many more activities. Stay:The tent is provided for the stay during the camping along with AC and non-AC cottages are also available with attached washrooms. They are well equipped with basic amenities. In the morning, breakfast will be served to you.Meals:At the campsite, breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served in the local Maharashtrian style with the village theme touch. You have a choice between Veg/ non-Veg food. How to reach:Private tourist vehicles and public transports are available. If you are traveling by private vehicle, then head straight to ‘Aaram chowk’ once you reach Mahabaleshwar but make sure you stop en route to enjoy the views of the valleys.Check-in- 11.00 amCheck out- 9.00 amNote:Min 4 people are required to book this stay experience.The tents will be allocated on a double/triple sharing basis.
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Stay at Gautam Resorts in Mahabaleshwar
Stay at Gautam Resorts in Mahabaleshwar

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Mahabaleshwar

About the Activity: Embark on a stay at one of the most preferred resorts in Mahabaleshwar, Gautam. Located below the Wilson Point, it is amongst the highest resorts in the region.You can witness awe inspiring view of the hills from the resort and enjoy the overall hospitality.With a host of amenities and luxuries, it is the perfect place to enjoy with your friends and families.The resort is well known for its choicest vegetarian cuisine. Meal Types: Vegetarian Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Accommodation Types: Signature Rooms, Premier Rooms, Superior Rooms, Pool Side Rooms, Family Rooms on Double Occupancy and Group Basis Activities: Swimming, Pool, Childrens Play Area, Indoor Games
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Trek to Arthur's seat in Mahabaleshwar
Trek to Arthur's seat in Mahabaleshwar

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Mahabaleshwar

About the Activity: Engage in an enthralling trek to Arthur's seat a point at an elevation of 1340 mts in Mahabaleshwar.Visit the forts of Pratapgad a popular tourist destination and Chandragad.These destinations are steeped in history and culture. Meal Type: All meals are provided during trek. Transportation Details: Private bus from Dadar, Mumbai and back.  Activities: Trekking Difficulty Level: Challenging
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Adventure Activities at Tungareshwar
Adventure Activities at Tungareshwar

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Mahabaleshwar

About the Activity: Crowned at an altitude of around 2177 ft, Tungareshwar is the highest mountain plateau located in the Vasai - Virar region of Maharashtra.Come closer to nature and participate in an array of adventure activities like Rock Climbing, trekking, horse riding and various other equally interesting activities.Delight in the amazing natural beauty surrounding you while indulging in an array of adventure activities along with friends and family. Note: Food and transport at an extra cost.
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Couple’s Getaway in Mahabaleshwar
Couple’s Getaway in Mahabaleshwar

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Mahabaleshwar

About the Activity: Stop searching for resorts for couples in Mahabaleshwar and make it to the luxurious Saj Resort! Spend ecstatic moments with your better half in the serene and romantic ambience of the resort. Adore the lush beauty around, utilise the luxury amenities and facilities, laze around the premises and do absolutely nothing but distress your body and soul! Over the 2 days of your stay at this holiday home, treat both of you with the most serene and warm hospitality.
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30 Ratings

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Adventure Activities at  Mahabaleshwar
Adventure Activities at Mahabaleshwar

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Mahabaleshwar

About the Activity:Embark on a host of adventure activities in the beautiful environs of Matheran and experience just what it means to be full of adrenaline. The program activities are aimed at giving people a chance to discover the values of independence, self-reliance, co-operation and teamwork. It will also teach you the importance of individual contribution towards achieving a common goal. In addition to all these activities, you can also have the pleasure of being in the company of stunning nature and jungles of Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani- a destination that is totally devoid of pollutions and the evils of city life. You can participate in various enjoyable adventure activities like: Rock Climbing, Trekking, Horse riding, Archery and knowledge of Knots. The cost of the adventure activities differs on the basis of activities selected. Note: Meals, Transportation from Mumbai can be arranged at an extra cost. 
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Couple Getaway in Saj Resort, Mahabaleshwar
Couple Getaway in Saj Resort, Mahabaleshwar

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Mahabaleshwar

About the Activity with Details: Known for its opulent beauty, the hill station of Mahabaleshwar caters to all the types of visitors, its popularity among the romantic couples is noteworthy! If you are looking for an ultimate romantic getaway in Mahabaleshwar, your search will come to an end in the Saj Resort. Besides being one of the gorgeous resorts in this hill station, you can also indulge in an array of exciting games and activities while in here. The bucolic charm and the warm hospitality of Saj Resort is all that can make your romantic getaway, memorable for the rest of your lives! Visit this retreat during the monsoon and experience how love and romance fill in the ambience! Meal Types: Vegetarian breakfast for the duration of the stay. Accommodation Types: Luxury AC Rooms on Double Occupancy
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Kayaking and Basic Windsurfing Course, Mahabaleshwar
Kayaking and Basic Windsurfing Course, Mahabaleshwar

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Around 25km down the valley of Mahabaleshwar, there is a satellite village by the name of Tapola; a place fit for adventurers and nature lovers! Aptly named as ‘Mini Kashmir’, it is an amazing destination for those who wish to seek a rustic nature experience. For the water adventurer, Tapola is the ideal place to be! From water scooter rides, kayaking or swimming, the 90km stretch of water will let you explore its vast dimensions to the extreme! Tapola also serves as the base camp for some of the most adventurous treks for those who seek adventure in Maharashtra. The Koyna Agro Tourism camp site is arranged at Tapola with state of the art outdoor toilets, comfortable tents, showers and restrooms. As the weather in the vicinity remains pleasant throughout the year, it serves the purpose of the visitors for a peaceful getaway. About the Activity with Details: If you are ready for a power packed adventure, pack your bags and head to Tapola for amazing kayaking in Mahabaleswarand basic windsurfing course with experts trained for many years. Ganesh Sankpal; the instructor for the trip has completed professional levels of training from the Singapore Canoe Federation and has done basic life saving skills course from the National Institute of Water sports, India. Upon your arrival here, you need not spare any time; dive headfirst into the exuberant activities, grab your oars and learn from the best about some of the best water sports in the world! Your four day adventure begins!
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18 December 2018
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Nobody in my group had visited any of the places covered before, and we all loved it so much. The scenery was breathtaking and everything was executed as per the plan. Great job. Thrillophilia!
16 December 2018
Excellent
They call Tapola mini Kashmir and Bro! They don't kid. The place is all beauty. I was in love with it from the very first second. It has got this oddly soothing vibe. The stream is clear and totally favourable to jump in and feel the cool water washing the stress away. Kayaking there was nice. Trekking was awesome. Bullock cart ride was absolute fun! I really enjoyed every bit of it. All thanks to Thrillophilia!
10 December 2018
Excellent
Amidst beautiful scenery and the lake, the camping was a refreshing experience. The tents were perfectly arranged. When we visited the temperature was around 40 degree. Nights were better. We did kayaking on the lake. That was the best activity. Guides were cordial and friendly.
02 April 2018
Excellent
"best place for tent stay! overall good experience"
08 December 2017
Excellent
"very good tour"
10 December 2018
Superb
The place is literally a mini version of Kashmir. We enjoyed trekking, boating and camping here. Thanks to Umesh, our guide, and thanks to Thrillophilia for pulling this off

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Frequently Asked Questions About Mahabaleshwar Things To Do

  1. Which are the best places to visit in Mahabaleshwar with family?

    Being a traveler’s paradise, Mahabaleshwar is blessed with several places where one can soak in the charm of nature and bid goodbye to stress and anxiety. Some of the well-known places to visit in Mahabaleshwar which has grabbed the attention of travel junkies are listed below:

    1. Elephant’s Head Point
    2. Chinaman’s Falls
    3. Arthur’s Seat
    4. Dhobi Waterfall
    5. Venna Lake
    6. Wilson Point
    7. Mahabaleshwar Temple

  2. Which is the best places to enjoy camping in Mahabaleshwar?

    For travelers who are looking for an outdoor experience, the best thing they can do is go for camping in Mahabaleshwar. Book Now to enjoy luxurious lake view camping in Tapola with Thrillophilia and get a discount of Flat 14% starting from Rs. 1,200 per person.
  3. How many days are enough for Mahabaleshwar?

    If you are on a visit to this hill station of Maharashtra, you can’t afford to miss even one scenic spot. Normally, the entire town of Mahabaleshwar can be covered within 3 days. If you cover around 3-4 spots in a day, you will still be left with enough energy to get back to your hotel and enjoy an eventful evening with your family.

    Normally, each spot includes 30 minutes of travel time and if you take another 1 hour for exploring the spot, you still have a lot of time in your hand to recharge yourself for the next day.

  4. What are the adventure activities to do in Mahabaleshwar?

    There are quite a lot of adventure activities to do in Mahabaleshwar. 

    1. Boating: A boat ride in the colourful ‘Shikara’ of Venna Lake is one of the most popular things to do in Mahabaleshwar. 

    2. Jungle trekking: Tapola, also known as Mini Kashmir is a great spot for jungle trekking. It is also accompanied by the pristine Shivsagar Lake.

    3. Kayaking: One of the most popular adrenaline-pumping things to do in Mahabaleshwar is kayaking and other water adventure sports at Shivsagar Lake. One can also go for swimming and scooter ride at the lake. 

    4. Trekking: Trekking to Pratapgarh Fort, Lingmala Falls, Wilson Point, Arthur’s Seat, and Elephant’s Head Point will leave you stunned. These places offer the most mesmerizing views of the Sahyadris. 

    5. Horse riding: Horse riding at Table Land and Venna Lake is one of the most memorable things you can do in Mahabaleshwar.

    6. Rock climbing and Ziplining: Mahabaleshwar serves as a great place for adrenaline junkies, in terms of rock climbing, zip-lining, flying fox, and similar adventures. For the best rock climbing and zip-lining experience, head over to Village Bhose in Panchgani.

  5. Which are the famous bazaars in Mahabaleshwar?

    Apart from being a traveler’s delight, Mahabaleshwar is also an idyllic destination for shopaholics who want to fetch some items at giveaway prices. Situated in the heart of the city, Town Bazaar greets you with a hustling crowd, tiny shops, and attractive handicrafts.

    From leather goods to tribal jewelry, handmade clothes to footwear, one can find everything in this shopper’s paradise. Some of the other popular markets in Mahabaleshwar include Imperial Store and Mapro Garden. While Mapro Garden is a perfect place for foodies where they can get delicious fruit salads, strawberries, and ice-creams, Imperial Store welcomes its visitors with tempting wines and mouth-watering pizzas.

  6. Which are the best trekking places near Mahabaleshwar?

    The best trekking places near Mahabaleshwar are-

    1. Rajgarh Fort Trek: Set at an altitude of 4,182 feet and located at a distance of 40 km from Pune, Rajgarh Fort offers an amazing trekking experience. The best time to trek to this magnificent fort is during monsoon when the surrounding area is plush with emerald green hillside. You can also camp here for the night and explore nearby areas before returning to the base. 

    2. Tikona Fort Trek: One of the most popular things to do in Mahabaleshwar is trekking to the glorious Tikona Fort. Located at a height of 3500 feet above sea level, this short and edgy trek starts from the village of Tikona Peth and goes all the way to the top of the hill. The trek is full of unexplored jungle trails, brilliant skyscapes, lush green hillside, and adventurous route. 

    3. Korigad Fort Trek: Perched at a distance of about 20 km from Lonavala near Amby Valley, Korigad Fort serves as a great place for trekking activity. In fact, Korigad Fort trek is one of the best things to do in Mahabaleshwar. The trek is quite an easy one and it only takes about an hour to reach the top. 

    4. Rajmachi Trek: Rajmachi is one of the most historical monuments in Lonavala. It is also a great trekking route for travellers. It is located at a height of 2710 feet and offers stunning views of the Sahyadri Mountain range as well as the backwaters of Shirota Dam. You will come across some amazing waterfalls, meandering streams, and lush green flora as you trek your way to the fort. 

    5. Korigad Fort Trek: Standing at an elevation of about 930 meters above sea level, Korigad fort is situated at a distance of 20 km from Lonavala. The architecture of this fort is splendorous in every sense of the word. It speaks of the glorious legacy of Shivaji. The trekking route is quite easy and offers mesmerizing views of the majestic Sahyadri range.

  7. What is Mahabaleshwar famous for?

    Mahabaleshwar is famous for its scenic beauty. The town is enveloped by the Sahyadri range on all sides. It is also popular for its numerous tourist attractions, such as Venna Lake, Parsi Point, Lodwick Point, Lingmala Falls, and Elephant’s Head Point. 

    Mahabaleshwar also offers stunning views of sunrise and sunset. Connaught Peak is the best place to witness a sunrise. Sunsets are exceptionally good from The Bombay Point. Mahabaleshwar is also known for its strawberry farms. Mapro Garden is the best place to find abundant strawberry plantations. The Garden also hosts the annual Strawberry Festival that usually takes place in the month of May. The place is also quite famous for the divine Mahabaleshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva.

  8. What can I buy in Mahabaleshwar?

    The shopping streets of Mahabaleshwar have something for everyone. Though it is hugely popular for its handicraft items available at Town Bazaar, one can also please their taste buds by purchasing delicious strawberries from the well-known Mapro Garden.

    If you are an art lover, don’t miss out on its streetside stores which sell tribal trinkets, toys, and handcrafted artifacts. Some other items which can be purchased from here include pickles, juice concentrates, Pappads, honey, syrups, and fruit crushes. With so much of variety in its reserve, shopping is an unmissable thing to do in Mahabaleshwar.

  9. How can I reach Mahabaleshwar?

    You can reach Mahabaleshwar in the following ways-

    By Bus: Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) provides for regular bus services from nearby cities, such as Mumbai, Pune, Nasik, Panchgani, and Kolhapur. 

    By Train: Mahabaleshwar does not have a railway station. The closest railway station to Mahabaleshwar is Wathar. It is located at a distance of 60 km from Mahabaleshwar. There are several trains that run from Mumbai to Wathar. One can also book trains to Pune Railway Station and get a cab to Mahabaleshwar. 

    By Air: The closest airport to Mahabaleshwar is in Pune, which is well-connected to all the major cities in India. The airport is located at a distance of 131 km from Mahabaleshwar.

  10. Which is the best time to visit Mahabaleshwar?

    The best time to visit Mahabaleshwar is from December to February.  However, Mahabaleshwar is worth visiting throughout the year.

    Summer season (March –June): The temperature is moderately high at this time of the year.  It usually drifts between 5 degree Celsius and 35 degree Celsius.

    Monsoon Season (July – September): The temperature usually drifts between 20 and 25 degree Celsius. The weather is cool and misty during monsoon. However, the roads become quite slippery due to heavy showers. Nonetheless, the emerald green of the hillside is quite refreshing to witness during the rains.

    Winter Season (October – February): The best time to visit Mahabaleshwar is during winter. The temperature drops to an average of 10 to 24 degree Celsius. There is no snowfall in Mahabaleshwar.

  11. Where can I stay in Mahabaleshwar?

    Mahabaleshwar is a nature’s blanket with its lush green landscapes, majestic hills, and dense forests. If you wish to quadruple the charm of your stay here, it is important to find a perfect accommodation.

    The best accommodation in Mahabaleshwar can not only offer you lucrative packages but also spoil you with their luxurious amenities and enthralling indoor activities. Some of the well-known resorts in Mahabaleshwar which promise a hassle-free stay experience to the visitors include Valley View Resort, Gautam Resort, and Brightland Resort.

    The town also has few villas which give you an experience of home away from home. The best villas which have gained immense popularity with their outstanding services include Villa stay and Isabella Bungalow.

  12. What is the ideal duration for a holiday in Mahabaleshwar?

    The ideal duration for a holiday in Mahabaleshwar should be at least 3 days. You can also visit this hill town for a weekend if you live in Mumbai or a close-by area. 

    On the first day, you can visit scenic places, such as Venna Lake, Arthur’s Seat, Pratapgarh Fort, and Mahabaleshwar Temple. Spend your evening looking at the mesmerizing mountain views.Witness the sunrise on the second day and go for a trek to Lingmala Falls to soak in the beauty of nature.

    There are many activities to do in Mahabaleshwar. On the third day, you can indulge in boating, zip-lining, bird watching, rock climbing, and horse riding, before leaving this quaint hill town.

  13. Is Mahabaleshwar worth visiting?

    Yes, Mahabaleshwar is worth visiting. You will find nature in abundance here. This quaint hill town offers extraordinary views of the majestic Sahyadri Mountain range. There are numerous places to visit in this town, such as Venna Lake, Mapro Garden, Rajpuri Caves, Arthur’s Seat, and Tapola. There are also a lot of activities to do in Mahabaleshwar, such as horse riding, bird watching, trekking, and rock climbing.

  14. How far is Mahabaleshwar from Mumbai and how to reach there?

    Mahabaleshwar is situated at a distance of 263.5 Km from Mumbai. This distance can be easily covered within 5 hours. There are several modes of transport available in Mumbai through which you can reach Mahabaleshwar.

    One of the best ways to enjoy your journey is by hiring a taxi or by self-driving. If you don’t want to spend heavily on transportation, you can also book the train tickets from Dadar railway station. A plethora of people also opt for the bus journey to reach the scenic town of Mahabaleshwar.

  15. Which are the best places to visit in one day?

    The best places to visit in Mahabaleshwar in one day are Venna Lake, Mapro Garden, Tapola, Connaught Peak, Lodwick Point, Lingmala Falls, Rajpuri Caves, Pratapgarh Fort, Babington Point, and Mahabaleshwar Temple. You can choose your favourite spots to visit, depending on what kind of experience you want to have in Mahabaleshwar. For instance, if you are spiritual, or simply love art, architecture, or history, then Lord Mahabaleshwar Temple should be on your list, and so on.

  16. Which are the best places for shopping in Mahabaleshwar?

    Mahabaleshwar Market, Town Bazaar, Imperial Store, Mapro Garden, and Laxmi Farms are some of the most popular places for shopping in Mahabaleshwar. The hill town is quite popular for strawberries, jams, jellies, juices, honey, syrups, turmeric, wooden products, leather products, handicrafts, Kolhapuri chappals, jewellery, woollen clothes, and scarves.

    You will find the best strawberries and its products at Mapro Garden. You will find almost all of the above products in Mahabaleshwar Market. You get the best souvenirs in Town Bazaar and Panchgani market, such as trinkets, handicrafts, and wooden materials.

  17. Which restaurants serve the best food in Mahabaleshwar?

    Restaurants that serve the best food in Mahabaleshwar are-

    1. The Grapevine: One of the main things to do in Mahabaleshwar is to relish in the delectable Indian, Continental and Thai cuisine at this popular restaurant.

    2. Elsie’s Dairy and Bakery: If you love cakes and other bakery products, then do not miss to visit this bakery-cum-café, which was established in 1849. 

    3. Bagicha Corner: Located in the Mapro Garden, this restaurant serves the best milkshakes in Mahabaleshwar. The shakes here are served in a variety of flavours, such as strawberry, Oreo, and mango.

    4. Mad Smokehouse: One of the most popular restaurants in Mahabaleshwar, this one is known for its Mediterranean and seafood. The ambience of the place is one-of-a-kind

  18. What are the best public transport modes to commute around Mahabaleshwar?

    The government-run buses are the best mode of public transport to commute in and around Mahabaleshwar. These buses travel to all the main attractions in the town. There are two routes that these buses follow, namely, the Pratapgarh Darshan and the Mahabaleshwar Darshan. They are safe and the tickets are affordable. You can also hire a cab to travel around the town.

  19. Which are some comfortable homestays in Mahabaleshwar?

    Some of the most comfortable homestays in Mahabaleshwar are-

    Mount Villa: A fabulous homestay located close to the magnificent Lingmala Falls, Mount Villa boasts of a big garden area, big and spacious rooms with a view and attached bathrooms, and a kitchen. 

    Eden Villa: This property is located quite close to many popular tourist attractions, such as Mapro Garden, Lingmala Falls, Mahabaleshwar Temple, and Venna Lake. The homestay is affordable and offers all the basic amenities, such as Wi-Fi, private parking, running water, and 24-hour room service. 

    GK Homestay: A beautiful property located 5 km away from Elephant’s Head Point and 6 km from Venna Lake, G K Homestay offers stunning views of the Sahyadri Mountain ranges. The wooden property also provides for services like free Wi-Fi, parking, room service, 24-hour running water, and on-request taxi.

  20. What is there to do in Mahabaleshwar at night?

    One of the best things to do in Mahabaleshwar during night is to hit some vibrant and pulsating pubs, like The Electrique Mist and The Tarang Bar. You can even enjoy a strawberry milkshake at Mapro Garden or enjoy the sunset at Wilson Point or Venna Lake. A stroll through the popular Town Bazaar is one of the unique things in Mahabaleshwar to try during night. Velocity Entertainmentz is also a great option to hang out at night with your group. It offers interesting activities, such as go-karting, bull riding, drop tower, and strawberry parlour.

  21. Is trekking safe in Mahabaleshwar?

    Yes, trekking is absolutely safe in Mahabaleshwar. It is always a good idea to plan your trek before heading out in the wilderness. Trekking is one of the most popular things in Mahabaleshwar to do by the visitors. It is also the best way to catch some mesmerizing views and soak in the glory of nature. Mahabaleshwar offers some of the best treks in Maharashtra, such as Rajgarh Fort, Tapola, Pratapgarh Fort, and Connaught Peak trek. 

    Even though trekking in Mahabaleshwar is quite adventurous and safe, it is recommended to always carry quality equipment and prescribed as well as basic medicines with you. Also, be aware of your surroundings during the trek.

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