Mahabaleshwar, a beautiful hill station, situated in the Western Ghats Range of Maharashtra, is the evergreen forest that calls out to those who love nature. This used to be the capital of Bombay Province during the British regime, is a beautiful plateau surrounded by hills and also the origin point of River Krishna. It is a perfect place for the nature lovers as well as the honeymoon couple along with an ideal destination for youngsters and budget travellers as well.
Mahabaleshwar is a place of ethereal natural beauty and indeed an apt destination for couples and weekend excursions. This hill destination has many tourist attractions like Mahabaleshwar temple, Mapro’s Garden, Elephant ‘s head point, Panch Ganga Temple, Venna Lake, Krishna Bai Temple, Pratapgarh Fort, Lingmala Waterfall, Bhilar Waterfall, Helen’s Point, Carnac Point, Atibalehwar temple, Dhobi Waterfall, Morarji Castle as “must visit “ places of this hill station.
The temples are serene, clean and set amidst natural surroundings. The Panch Ganga Temple is one of the most visited temples in Mahabaleshwar. Boating is the core attraction of the Venna Lake and provides the tourist a calm and peaceful experience, away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday city life. The sightseeing places in Mahabaleshwar are located quite within the range of a car drive and you can enjoy almost all the places in maximum two to three days.
Tourists can visit Mahabaleshwar any time of the year as the weather remains pleasant round the year. Ganesh Chaturthi, is the festival that is celebrated here with maximum splendour. This season also invites the strawberry lovers to feast on these luscious fruits for free as Mahabaleshwar boasts of its strawberry plantation.
Mahabaleshwar has a number of attractions that can make any traveller fall in love with it instantly. The scenic beauty is something one cannot ignore in this hill destination in Maharashtra. There are several viewpoints to see in Mahabaleshwar along with lakes like Venna and waterfall Lingmala. A must thing to do here is to relish strawberry or mulberry that are served with whipped cream.