Beautiful Hill-station Near Mumbai

Mahabaleshwar is a city in Satara District which comes under Maharashtra State. It is a hill station in western ghats, and it also has evergreen forests of India. Mahabaleshwar is also known as summer capital of Bombay due to its close proximity to Bombay and also due to most of the Mumbaikar’s use to visit Mahabaleshwar during summer. Mahabaleshwar is at a distance of 120 km from Pune, and 285 km mfrom Mumbai.

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Close proximity of Mahabaleshwar to Pune and Mumbai attracts many travellers not only from there but also from other destinations of India. This increases the demand for all the Star Rating and Budget Hotels in Mahabaleshwar. With the development of new highway it becomes more easier to catch Mahabaleshwar within few hours from Mumbai, this has ultimately increases the demand for 5 Star Hotels In Mumbai.

Krishna river start its flow from Mahabaleshwar and further passes from Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. It is said that the original source of this river is from the mouth of a statue of cow which is in the temple of Mahadev at Mahabaleshwar. Krishna itself is a name of lord Vishnu, this feature of Mahabaleshwar attracts many religious peoples too.

Today Mahabaleshwar becomes a famous Holiday and Honeymoon spot as it houses many tourist attractions in and nearby city like:

  • Panchgani
  • Venna Lake
  • Strawberries and Mulberries farms
  • Kate’s Point
  • Wilson Point
  • Needle Hole Point
  • Monkey Point
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Due to Strawberries and Mulberries farms in Mahabaleshwar, here we can enjoy the real flavour of fruit. Due to ideal climate of Mahabaleshwar here you can get a taste of “Strawberries with Cream” or “Mulberries with Cream” which is rare to get in other districts.

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Venna Lake of Mahabaleshwar also attracts number of travellers as it is completelu surrounded by trees from all the sides, it offers boat ride through the slight fog and also a horse ride adjuscent to the lake. S T bus stand and City Market are at a close proximity to this lake.

Mahabaleshwar is very famous for it’s Points through which we can enjoy the entire scenery. There are around 14 points which offers a unique view to travellers like Kate’s Point, Monkey Point, Wilson Point, etc. 

 

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