Mahabaleshwar is a very popular hill station in Maharashtra because of its placid lakes, verdant hills and cascading waterfalls. It is not only famous for its scenic beauty but also for its various temples, spectacular viewpoints and historically significant places. It is a great place for holidaying as it provides ample opportunities for leisure activities such as fishing, boating and trekking. If you feel this just the holiday resort where you would like to go for your next holiday, then you can book tour package and hotel accommodation at Mahabaleshwar with Hill Resorts India
Most holiday packages include a tour to Panchgani, Pratapgarh Fort, Tapola and Satara. Panchgani is situated 19km away from Mahabaleshwar, and is at an altitude of 1,334. It is another famous hill station in Maharashtra and derives its name of the five hills around it. At panchgani, one can visit the various viewpoints such as the, the Sidney point, Parsi point and the Graves Point. There are other places too worth a look, like the Cave’s Kamlagad fort and Devil’s kitchen. Another favorite spot, Pratapgarh Fort is at a distance of 24kms from Mahabaleshwar. It is the site where Shivaji won over General Afzal Khan. There the tourists can see Afazal khan’s tomb and enjoy the picturesque beauty around them.
Tapola, also known as ‘mini Kashmir’, is 25kms from Mahabaleshwar. It has a big lake with small islands and there tourists can take a boat and visit the various islands.
At Satara one can take a tour of the Shivaji Maharaj Museum and the Wasota Fort and learning interesting facts about the Maratha era and see a collection of some really fine relics from history.
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