Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
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  • rohitagarwal55
    Gurugram (Gurgaon), India401 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful hill station to spend some quality family time
    It was a family visit during monsoon to Mahabaleshwar. Weather was awesome with lots of greenery every where. The good part of monsoon season is you can see greenery everywhere and cozy atmosphere all the time. However drawback of same monsoon season is you cannot see the view points as all are covered with thick clouds and you cannot see anything. But, may be this is the beauty of this place. Though it was one day trip for us but I must say, one should go here for at least a couple of days and enjoy staying at Mahabaleshwar.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 July 2023
  • Cruiser02465431275
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mahabaleshwar, a picturesque spot near Pune, provided a delightful hangout for the person and their friends.
    Mahabaleshwar is certainly one of the finest destinations close to Pune for hanging out. I have personally been there with my friends. To explore the area, we hired local cabs located near the bus stand, which offered fixed rates based on the locations and points of interest we wanted to visit. At the bus stand, we found several cab drivers, and we chose one of them. During our trip, we visited various places, including Mapro Garden, Wax Museum, Wilson Point, Kate's Point, Strawberry Garden, and Elphinstone Point. Among these, all the points offered fantastic natural views. However, we felt pressured by the cab drivers to visit Mapro Garden, Wax Museum, and Strawberry Garden, as they received commissions from the owners of these places. Unfortunately, we found these three spots to be rather average compared to the other breathtaking locations in Mahabaleshwar.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 24 July 2023
  • Devendra G
    India962 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mahabaleshwar
    Mahabaleshwar if a beautiful hill station in Maharashtra. In my view, it is best to visit the same during monsoons. It has forts, ancient temples, beautiful lakes and many view points. It is also famount for strawberry cultivation and do not miss the strawberry crush if you visit the place.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 August 2023
  • Dakshit K
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My experience about this place
    Location: Nestled in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India, Mahabaleshwar stands as a serene hill station, approximately 120 kilometers from Pune. Natural Beauty: Mahabaleshwar's charm lies in its lush greenery, rolling hills, and cascading waterfalls. The panoramic views from points like Arthur's Seat, Wilson Point, and Kate's Point are breathtaking, offering a glimpse of the Sahyadri mountain range and the verdant valleys below. Pristine Weather: The hill station boasts a refreshing climate throughout the year, with cool temperatures even during the scorching summer months. Monsoons transform the landscape into a lush paradise, while winters bring a pleasant chill, perfect for enjoying hot cups of tea amidst misty mornings. Attractions: Mahabaleshwar offers a plethora of attractions to explore, including the majestic Pratapgad Fort, the serene Lingmala Waterfall, and the tranquil Venna Lake, where one can enjoy boating amidst picturesque surroundings. The iconic Mahabaleshwar Temple and the historic Panchganga Temple are must-visits for spiritual seekers. Adventure and Recreation: Adventure enthusiasts can indulge in activities like trekking, horse riding, and mountain biking, with numerous trails winding through the verdant forests and hilly terrain. For those seeking relaxation, there are ample opportunities for nature walks, picnics, and rejuvenating Ayurvedic massages. Cuisine: Mahabaleshwar is renowned for its delectable strawberries, which are grown abundantly in the region. Visitors can relish a variety of strawberry-based treats, including fresh fruit, jams, and desserts. Additionally, the hill station offers a diverse range of Maharashtrian and Gujarati cuisine, with local eateries serving piping hot bhajjis, corn patties, and creamy milkshakes. Accommodation: The hill station provides a range of accommodation options, from budget-friendly guesthouses and homestays to luxurious resorts and heritage hotels. Whether you seek a cozy cottage nestled amidst the woods or a lavish retreat with modern amenities, Mahabaleshwar caters to every traveler's preferences. Conclusion: Mahabaleshwar beckons travelers with its tranquil ambiance, scenic vistas, and abundant natural beauty. Whether you seek adventure, relaxation, or spiritual solace, this charming hill station offers a memorable retreat amidst nature's splendor. A visit to Mahabaleshwar is sure to rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul, leaving you with cherished memories to treasure for a lifetime.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 March 2024
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Dakshit K
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Location: Nestled in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India, Mahabaleshwar stands as a serene hill station, approximately 120 kilometers from Pune.

Natural Beauty: Mahabaleshwar's charm lies in its lush greenery, rolling hills, and cascading waterfalls. The panoramic views from points like Arthur's Seat, Wilson Point, and Kate's Point are breathtaking, offering a glimpse of the Sahyadri mountain range and the verdant valleys below.

Pristine Weather: The hill station boasts a refreshing climate throughout the year, with cool temperatures even during the scorching summer months. Monsoons transform the landscape into a lush paradise, while winters bring a pleasant chill, perfect for enjoying hot cups of tea amidst misty mornings.

Attractions: Mahabaleshwar offers a plethora of attractions to explore, including the majestic Pratapgad Fort, the serene Lingmala Waterfall, and the tranquil Venna Lake, where one can enjoy boating amidst picturesque surroundings. The iconic Mahabaleshwar Temple and the historic Panchganga Temple are must-visits for spiritual seekers.

Adventure and Recreation: Adventure enthusiasts can indulge in activities like trekking, horse riding, and mountain biking, with numerous trails winding through the verdant forests and hilly terrain. For those seeking relaxation, there are ample opportunities for nature walks, picnics, and rejuvenating Ayurvedic massages.

Cuisine: Mahabaleshwar is renowned for its delectable strawberries, which are grown abundantly in the region. Visitors can relish a variety of strawberry-based treats, including fresh fruit, jams, and desserts. Additionally, the hill station offers a diverse range of Maharashtrian and Gujarati cuisine, with local eateries serving piping hot bhajjis, corn patties, and creamy milkshakes.

Accommodation: The hill station provides a range of accommodation options, from budget-friendly guesthouses and homestays to luxurious resorts and heritage hotels. Whether you seek a cozy cottage nestled amidst the woods or a lavish retreat with modern amenities, Mahabaleshwar caters to every traveler's preferences.

Conclusion: Mahabaleshwar beckons travelers with its tranquil ambiance, scenic vistas, and abundant natural beauty. Whether you seek adventure, relaxation, or spiritual solace, this charming hill station offers a memorable retreat amidst nature's splendor. A visit to Mahabaleshwar is sure to rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul, leaving you with cherished memories to treasure for a lifetime.
Written 22 March 2024
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PARAM RESORT
Mahabaleshwar, India11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024
Mahabaleshwar if a beautiful hill station in Maharashtra. In my view, it is best to visit the same during off season . It has forts, ancient temples and beautiful lake and view points.
Written 12 February 2024
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tons
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
It's frustrating to discover I paid more than the standard entry fee at the checkpost.

In a world where trust seems to wane, the essence of humanity appears lost in the shadows of deceit. It's a reminder that skepticism is a necessary shield, urging individuals to scrutinize transactions and demand transparency. Don't let blind faith be the downfall; check receipts diligently to reclaim a semblance of trust in a seemingly compromised society.
Written 30 December 2023
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Guide10479232206
Kerala, India3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
A calm, green place away from Pune City rush. You can see lots of greenery around, green hills and waterfalls all around. Good place to relax
Written 9 October 2023
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Devendra G
India962 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Mahabaleshwar if a beautiful hill station in Maharashtra. In my view, it is best to visit the same during monsoons. It has forts, ancient temples, beautiful lakes and many view points. It is also famount for strawberry cultivation and do not miss the strawberry crush if you visit the place.
Written 21 August 2023
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anks010
Kolkata (Calcutta), India57 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
chlorophyll in the air, green everywhere, mist and fog and rain...
Nice feel of western ghat. Great view points with abnormal entry fees.
Written 7 August 2023
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Cruiser02465431275
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Mahabaleshwar is certainly one of the finest destinations close to Pune for hanging out. I have personally been there with my friends. To explore the area, we hired local cabs located near the bus stand, which offered fixed rates based on the locations and points of interest we wanted to visit. At the bus stand, we found several cab drivers, and we chose one of them. During our trip, we visited various places, including Mapro Garden, Wax Museum, Wilson Point, Kate's Point, Strawberry Garden, and Elphinstone Point. Among these, all the points offered fantastic natural views.

However, we felt pressured by the cab drivers to visit Mapro Garden, Wax Museum, and Strawberry Garden, as they received commissions from the owners of these places. Unfortunately, we found these three spots to be rather average compared to the other breathtaking locations in Mahabaleshwar.
Written 24 July 2023
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rohitagarwal55
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India401 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
It was a family visit during monsoon to Mahabaleshwar. Weather was awesome with lots of greenery every where. The good part of monsoon season is you can see greenery everywhere and cozy atmosphere all the time. However drawback of same monsoon season is you cannot see the view points as all are covered with thick clouds and you cannot see anything. But, may be this is the beauty of this place. Though it was one day trip for us but I must say, one should go here for at least a couple of days and enjoy staying at Mahabaleshwar.
Written 22 July 2023
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bipsav
Pune, India317 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
A must see tourist destination for all kinds , hotels are expensive if booked last minute so one must plan tour accordingly, two nights isnfar more sufficient if only going for weekends for site seeing one should do at least three nights - 1 day do Old Mahableshwar temples, Arthur Seat, Savitri, Conaught, Kates point & shopping at market, 2 day do Babington, Falcon, Lodwick, Elephants Head and finally Sunset point, 3 day do Lingmala water falls, Venna lake and balance of shopping and city tour, Overall a great place but better in off season and off prime times as the administration of tourist points is weak with big parking issues and shady taxi operators and shopkeepers, Strawberries are the main attraction in food!!
Written 14 May 2023
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BalkrishnaShroff
Mumbai, India23,739 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
Mahabaleshwar is the most popular hill station in Maharashtra. It was developed during British Raj and it served as summer capital of Bombay Presidency. It has one of the most evergreen forest in the world.
Beside being a hill station, it is also a pilgrimage center. A lot of Hindus come here to visit various temples. The Krishna river originate from here.
It has a lot of scenic points and famous Venna Lake. About 85%of strawberries in India are grown here due to suitable climate. It is about 1400 meters above sea level. A small market lane has got its own charm with shopping, restaurants and bakeries.
Worth visiting...
Written 7 March 2023
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