A picturesque hilly resort nestled in the lap of majestic mountain ranges of Western Ghats, Mahabaleshwar boasts of an invigorating ambiance. At an altitude of 1372 meters, Mahabaleshwar offers panoramic view of the plains with the imposing sloppy peaks and surrounding woods.As the base of five lovely rivers, Mahabaleswar famed to its glory after the English discovered the magical charm and ethereal landscapes and their innovative outlook made a drastic change to this sleepy terrain in to a most sought after tourist destination.
Another worthy to watch spectacle in the hilly terrain of Mahabaleshwar is the Morarji Castle. An old structure that reflects the influence of the British style architecture, Morarji Castle allures the onlookers with its glittering appeal.
Rajpuri Caves, Panchgani
The Rajpuri Caves in Panchgani is a religiously important tourist spot. These ancient caves are surrounded by many water kunds (ponds). Devotees believe that taking bath in these holy kunds will provide relief from all kinds of diseases and evils.
Authur’s Seat is 1470 meters high. The queen of all points, Authur’s point got its name after Arthur Mallet as he was the first man to come here and build a house
Gardens, Lakes & Waterfall
Mahabaleshwar is nature rich and you can go out explore the Venna Lake, its many beautiful waterfalls – Dhobi waterfall, Bhilar Waterfall and Chinaman’s waterfall and Mapro Garden.
Peaks & Scenic Points
The town is also blessed with many high-altitude peaks and scenic points which offer mesmerizing view of the landscape and valleys. Must visit are Carnac point, Elephant Head Point, Falkland Point, Babington Point, Bombay point, Marjorie point, Helen’s point and more.