Mahabaleshwar Travel Tours to Famous Hill Station in Near Pune
Mahabaleshwar is famous for its scenic beauty and the splendid views of the valleys and the sea, which is quite visible in clear days pony rides on the lanes of Mahabaleshwar, are quite thrilling.
Several charming hill resorts nestle in these mountains. They seem to belong to the colonial era when people traveled up to these resorts to escape the heat of the plains. Many of them still retain some of the Old World charm and make an ideal holiday destination. Mahabaleshwar is by far the best of any holiday spot in Maharashtra for climate, excursions, sports and many other activities. It is, after all, the "Queen of all Hill Stations".
SignificanceA Delightful Hill Station For The adventures trekkers, people Who Love Boating And Horse Riding.
ShoppingThe throbbing and vibrant Bazaar of Mahabaleshwar offers everything from clothes to slippers, gift items. Madhu Sagar is famous for its various brands of honey and jams it markets, and it also runs a bee-keeping museum.
How To Get There
By RoadFrom Bombay via Pune, Mahabaleshwar is 290-km and via Mahad it is 247-km. The State Transport buses ply from Bombay and Pune to Mahabaleshwar. MTDC operates daily bus services except during the monsoon, between Bombay-Mahabaleshwar-Bombay. Also sightseeing tours for Mahabaleshwar and Mahabaleshwar-Pratapgad Fort.
By RailNearest railway station is Wathar at 62-km, but Pune is the convenient railway station at 120-km.
By AirNearest airport is Pune at 120-km.
Places To StayBeing a popular hill station, Mahabaleshwar is well equipped with excellent holiday resorts and hotels for accommodation purpose including one MTDC Holiday Resort.
LocationSituated In The Heart Of Sahyadri Hills In Satara District, Maharashtra.
Formerly Known AsAlso Known As Queen Of All Hill Stations.
AreaNearest airport is Pune at 120-km.
Best TimeLike most hill stations, Mahabaleshwar closes up for the monsoon (mid-June to mid-September). Mahabaleshwar is generally crowded during the peak periods of summer vacation - April/May, Christmas - December and Diwali - October and November. The best time to visit this hill station is from October to May.
Banks / Money ChangersState Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra
Union Bank of India
Satara District Co-op Bank
Mahabaleshwar Co-op Urban Bank.
HospitalsM. G. Rural Hospital (Government Hospital.