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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

MAHABELESHWER - special vene for special occation
Jun 15, 2006 10:37 PM Read
The weekend should be a different weekend as per my friend as two Birthday of our group falls on January month. Every one wanted to make it special. As special occasion so should the Venue: MAHABELESHWER- 1,372 meters above sea level, was ours to explore. We started the arrangements: Prait...Read More

The Misty Mountains, and other stories
Jun 15, 2006 02:03 PM Read
The prominent color is Red. Red Earth. Ripe Red Strawberries - rows in fields and heaps in inviting baskets. Red Roses in profusion. Red Roofs. Red Radishes. Activities include the whole gamut of things-to-do that are possible on a hill station - bhutta chomping, channa munching, sugarcane-ju...Read More

Mahabaleshwar - Must visit at least once
Jun 14, 2006 10:46 AM Read
Excellent tour programmes available at the taxi stand. Taxi fares are very reasonable and best part is no bargaining. A large no of points to visit, however the best points are not grouped together. They are in separate tour programmes. So choose wisely if you have less time to stay. If...Read More


Mahableshwar-The Ultimate Queen Of Hill-Stations
Jun 13, 2006 09:40 PM Read
The queen of hill station's in Maharashtra and one of the most breath-taking places in the entire country. Yes, I am talking about MAHABLESHWAR. This little hill-station, very near to Pune, has something to suit everybody. From children to the elderly, everyone can have a perfect holiday here. A...Read More

Jun 09, 2006 11:58 AM Read
India is the land of natural beautiesand Mahabaleshwar is one of the outstanding hill-station of India! Words cannot describe the beauty of this hill-station. Nestling in the Sahyadri range of the Western Ghats, Mahabaleshwar is the highest hill station in Western India, and also one of the most...Read More

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Stress Reliever
Jun 05, 2006 12:01 AM Read
Mahabaleshwar is a Himalaya of Maharashtra. Having cool weather in hot summar also. We had enjoyed our last summar at Mahabaleshwar in month of April. In view of site seeing all the points seems common so no need to spent much money on it. If you went for honeymoon then it's good you have enough...Read More

Mahaaa great (exclamation)
Jun 02, 2006 12:21 PM Read
The title was meant to be Mahaa Great! but since I use exclamation in the title of every review, I thought, it is better to write-(exclamation). Topic changed-Mahableshwar, As you might be knowing was built by Britishers to chill as they used to experience severe heat in India. All hill stati...Read More

Maha Natureshwar
Jun 02, 2006 11:53 AM Read
I went to Mahabaleshwar from Surat few times and like it so much that it never bore me to visit Mahabaleshwar all the time and it is undoudbtely my favourite place. The treasure of natural beauty never let me be get bored me from it. Instread of going into details of geographical data, available...Read More

Most happening place
Jun 01, 2006 12:34 PM Read
Mahabaleshwar is one of the most spectacular and the largest of Maharashtra's hill-stations. Mahabaleshwar in Sanskrit means God of Great Power . Mahabaleshwar, Queen of all Hill Stations , is situated at an altitude of 1,372 mts in the heart of Sahyadri Hills in the Satara District. The hill...Read More

Just chill chilll...just chill chill....
May 31, 2006 10:31 AM Read
One of the fantastic and cool place to hang out..... I had been to mahableshwar in the month of December.... We stay at Pune and had been there with our santro ERLX.... Road from Pune to M'war is absolutely fine njoys the drive mostly on ghats.... u'll have 2 ghats i...Read More

Replicate of Heaven
May 31, 2006 09:27 AM Read
I have no words to describe this Place. I have been there during Rainy season and the place is like heaven as we have read in stories. Every where there are clouds running along with you. Drizlling rain adds the value and its so chillling that you will imagine that Himalayas have come down to so...Read More

Just Too Crowded
May 30, 2006 11:55 PM Read
Mahableshwar is supposed to be the most famous hill station in Maharashtra. While it is still an enjoyable place to visit, it has become so crowded, especially during the summer vacations, that it has lost a lot of its charm. The enjoyable walks to points near (Lodwick) and far (Arthurs Seat) ha...Read More

Mahableshwar - peace personified
May 30, 2006 11:38 PM Read
Mahableshwar, situated in maharashtra, near pune is a scenic place with lots of places to visit. An own vehicle is preferable since the various points are quite far off from each other. We had been there in the beginning of winter season and had enjoyed every bit of the hill station.The best par...Read More

Heaven in the Hills
May 23, 2006 11:25 PM Read
If the hustle and bustle of city life has got to you, if you're feeling blue or looking for an ideal place to romance, let me prescribe a stress buster cum magical cure cum local Switzerland....MAHABALESHWAR!!! This quaint little hill station is a 6 hour drive away from Mumbai and believe it ...Read More

Mahableshwar-The Queen of Hillstations in Mah
May 18, 2006 02:52 PM Read
For Puneites and Mumbaites Mahableshwar is the only closest hill station.It is about a 3 hrs drive from Pune.It is my favourite place in India and I love to be there even if I get a day off.I have been visiting Mhabi as it is fondly known since I was a kid.I have normally visited it during summe...Read More

^^from a veteran^^
Apr 27, 2006 07:35 PM Read
I have been to Mahabaleshwar 20 times and know the place inside out. Infact, I just returned yesterday from another trip to Mahabaleshwar. I land up going there so often because I have access to a great bungalow there. Therefore, once or maybe twice a year, we have a family reunion there. WHE...Read More

Mahabaleshwar just before the boom season.
Mar 29, 2006 01:33 PM Read
After going thru quiet a few reviews on Mouthshut I finally planned and went on a trip to mahabaleshwar last weekend(March 2nd Week). I needed the trip badly since I was literally running on empty at work and the wife was getting more than a little mad about my work hours. I basically booked the...Read More

Travel Plan and Cost - Couple with 2 Kids 4 3 Days
Feb 07, 2006 11:40 AM Read
This review is based on our experience and cost indicated is for one couple and One Child below 6 Years If you want to enjoy the best season and still get benefit of non-season costs then the best time to visit is after the monsoon and before the Diwali vacations (Oct-Nov). OR Jan - March ...Read More

Descended from heaven......a prototype
Jan 20, 2006 06:21 PM Read
A place that always enamored me . when ever a cool breeze passes by me... I get nostalgic about my 10 day stay at this place called as mahabaleshwar. This is my first review so I thought writing on some place that is my most cherished visit in life To begin with, let me introduce to this E...Read More

Buon Giorno Mahabaleshwar !!!
Aug 18, 2005 08:51 PM Read
A child's world is fresh and new and beautiful, full of wonder and excitement. It is our misfortune that for most of us that clear-eyed vision, that true instinct for what is beautiful and awe-inspiring, is dimmed and even lost before we reach adulthood. Mahabaleshwar is a place which will ma...Read More



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