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Mahabaleshwar Traveller Guide

How to reach
By Air: The closest airport is Lohegaon Airport in Pune and is located at a distance of 80 kms from Mahabaleshwar. You can also get to Mahabaleshwar from Mumbai’s International Airport, Chatrapati Shivaji (160 kms away). From the respective airports one can hire a taxi or avail the bus service to get to Mahabaleshwar.
By Rail: You can reach Mahabaleshwar via rail too. The nearest railhead is Satara, at a distance of 47km. There is another railhead located at Wathar (60 kms). The railhead at Pune is the most convenient to reach Mahabaleshwar which is located at a distance of 120 km. Private and shared cabs/taxis can also be hired from Mumbai and Pune.
By Road: Mahabaleshwar is well connected by road from Mumbai as well as Pune. Maharashtra State Road Transport provides bus services to all the nearby cities of Pune, Mumbai, Nasik, Satara, Panchgani and Kolhapur. Private and shared cabs/taxis can also be hired from Mumbai and Pune.
What to do?

Boating: Visit lake Venna for a ride on paddle/ or rowing boat.
It is a beautiful and scenic lake.
Trekking: There are many many trekking trails around the hills of Mahabaleshwar.
Horse riding: Horse riding options are available at Venna lake.<

What to see?

Roman Catholic Church: Roman Catholic Church is a colonial era Church and a prominent monument near town centre in Mahabaleshwar.
Wilson Point: Wilson Point is the highest point in Mahabaleshwar at 4500+ ft asl.
Wilson point is the only location in Mahabal

Best time to visit

Throughout the year

Famous For

Hillls, valleys, Temples, Strawberry farms, Points.

Mahabaleshwar Reviews

Awesome place!!
May 08, 2015 10:36 PM Read
Mahabaleshwar is my favourite vacation destination because of the climate and scenery. It is situated in the Satara destrict of Maharashtra. The venna lake in Mahabaleshwar is famous tourist attraction. The dessert stalls available at the lake are very nice place and the ice creams, shakes and c...Read More

Nice climate for weekend, away from mumbai
May 05, 2015 06:30 PM Read
I went to a week ago and I would suggest Mahabaleshwar station for a family get-away.Atmosphere is cool even in evening and you may have the capacity to witness a touch of shower. At nighttime you can see mists going along. For staying there are parcel of alternatives and pick lodging taking ...Read More

Mapro garden
May 02, 2015 11:57 PM Read (via Android App)
Situated in hill station of Mahabaleshwar . Famous place for syrups , jams, crushes& other related products. It also has large hotel type garden area & green house restaurant . It's well known in whole Mahabaleshwar for their Grills & Pizzas , Thick shakes , Mocktail. Whenever trip to Panchga...Read More


Best hill station of Maharashtra
Apr 30, 2015 03:00 PM Read
Mahabaleshwar is a beautiful hill station loctaed in Satara District some 1300 meteres above sea level. Its height gives it a very cool and pleasant climate. Its about 5-6 hours drive from mumbai and its well connected by roads. Its good to visit Mahabaleshwar if you have 2-3 days of weeke...Read More

Best touring place
Apr 29, 2015 10:03 PM Read
The most popular and attractive hill station in maharashtra is the mahabaleshwar. Mahabaleshwar is situated in western ghats of satara district of maharashtra.mahabaleshwar has the best cool climate and the best time to visit there is between october and june. Mahabaleshwar has a variety of f...Read More

Summer Capital of Maharashtra.
Apr 29, 2015 11:07 AM Read
Mahabaleshwar is best tourist's Attraction and also best hill station of Maharashtra state.I Had gone for a trip with my uncle in the month of April. Despite having a Scorching heat at Mumbai, Mahabaleshwar was cool comparitively to Mumbai.We can easily reach Mahabaleshwar by Mumbai-Pune Express...Read More

Heaven in winters
Apr 16, 2015 12:39 AM Read
If there has been one place I have visited the most since my childhood, its Mahabaleshwar! Seen this place is every season and I find it most beautiful during winters. If you're looking for a calm, cozy, pleasant place to relax, Mahabaleshwar is the place to be. After all, who wouldn't like to w...Read More

Weekends are best here
Apr 05, 2015 04:02 PM Read (via Mobile)
The perfect destination for weekends.! Mahabaleshwar Mahabaleshwar Mahabaleshwar .! I love Mahabaleshwar the perfect weekend destination. Mahabaleshwar is a hill station accompanied by Panchgini Hill. Mahabaleshwar is situated in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. Weather of Mahabaleshwar i...Read More

The hill of joy!!!
Mar 26, 2015 10:36 AM Read (via Mobile)
Mahabaleshwar is a great place to visit when we plan our vacation. Mahabaleshwar which is situated in the konkan region is a great place with great scenery and it is located on the hill site. My experience of a visit to mahabaleshwar is awesome. I went in the month of december and it was all ...Read More

The fren surya retreat - pathetic
Mar 20, 2015 09:27 PM Read
We stayed in called Surya Retreat, which is located between Mahabaleshwar & Panchgani & is probably one of the most well known Hotels in that area with a 4-5 star rating. On arriving at the Hotel we were informed that the Hotel was under renovation hence the Swimming Pool & Health Club & some...Read More

Mahabaleshwar: A perfect treat for weekend
Sep 09, 2014 01:33 PM Read
It was winter season and we completed our exams so we planned to go to mahabaleshwar. We hired a private car from our place. It was awesome ride from Mumbai Pune express highway. Its one of the best highway and we literally were driving at 120km/hr. we reached within 4hrs from Mumbai to Mahabale...Read More

Budget Hotels in Mahableshwar
Jun 18, 2014 03:05 PM Read
I want to visit Mahableshwar with my family.So can anyone suggest me where to stay and which places to visit. I am planing to go on July 2014 for 4 days. Please suggest me some good Budget Hotels and places to visit. ...Read More

Dont go at hotel vishwanath / sapna
Jun 04, 2013 12:22 PM Read
Don't stay at Vishwanath & Sapna hotel and dont go by travel gravity. They  loot us so please go personally. Best hotel is Rajesh / dreamland where u get stay easily. So again I say dont go by travel. ...Read More

Mumbai to Mahabaleswar Package Tour
Apr 26, 2013 04:46 PM Read
Journey Start Date: 10th April 2013 10:45pm-by package tour from Shiv Holidays @ Sion, Mumbai - booked through National Travel, Chembur.. Onward Travel: by KRSNA AC Sleeper 2X2, not comfortable particularly with a small child, noisy bus, No blanket provided, reached Mahabaleswar around 7:45am...Read More

Very Bad Experience in Mahabaleshwar.....
Jun 17, 2012 02:49 PM Read
I have visited Mahabaleshwar many times as my brother was in hostel there.Over the years, it has changed a lot. . At one time in around 2004 the place was less crowded and less filthy. Now in 2012, the place is very dirty and every where there is plastic and garbage that local authorities ...Read More

Have a chilled time!
May 09, 2012 02:40 PM Read
The best thing about Mahableshwar is the relax and chilled weather that stays there throughout the year. We went in August and the weather was at its best during that period. Although to enjoy visiting all the local attractions there, I would recommend everyone to go here during summers as many ...Read More

Gud place to visit; 5 Oaks - a nice place to stay
Apr 28, 2012 04:32 PM Read
Went to mahabaleshwar for the first time last week. A nice place to visit. Greenery all around. Easily accessible from pune/ mumbai...roads are very good too. Venna lake and tapola are nice places however tapola was a bit less crowded n if u like motorsport, please visit tapola. We stayed ...Read More

Shiv Sagar Farm House - Budget Hotel Mahabaleshwar
Mar 24, 2012 01:41 PM Read
What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about holidays? Of course, we think about some nice location out from the hectic urban world, but once we have decided the place its time to think about some nice accommodation that can make our holiday trip memorable. Very few peopl...Read More

Jul 05, 2011 11:35 PM Read
Went to mahabaleshwar this june with my family btw june 17-19. We decided to be a little experimental this time and instead of a regular resort we booked sai villa which is in metugad about 4 kms before the main market area. Had paid the advance etc so was confident of the booking and service...Read More

Panchgani Health Resort
May 27, 2011 03:00 AM Read
Dont get fooled by the website for the Resort. Its probably been taken when it was just made. The rugs on the bed are the same still and they are dirty. The place is shabby, the bathrooms unspeakable, the service lousy/absent, no food available unless ordered four hours in advance, nothing he...Read More



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