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Mahabaleshwar Tour

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About Mahabaleshwar Information
Pratapgardh FortNestled in the hills of the Western Ghats, Mahabaleshwar is a picturesque hill station with the mystifying lake Venna around it. It had once the privilege of being the summer capital of the Governer of the old Bombay Presidency. The place is no less historical and has its connections with the great Maratha leader Shivaji. Innumerable mansions, cottages and bungalows built by the Britishers add infinite charm to this idyllic hill resort. Locals from Mumbai and Pune often arrive here to escape the worries of their fast-paced life in the cities. The place also offers sports activities like horse-riding, boating, go-karting etc. Christmas and Diwali witness a huge number of tourists, holiday-makers and honeymooners.

Climate of Mahabaleshwar
The climate of Mahabaleshwar is neither too hot nor too cold. It is because of its high altitude and its nearness to the Arabian Sea. During the summers temperature rises to a maximum of only 30 degrees and during the winters it goes down to 16 degrees. October to June is the best time to visit Mahabaleshwar.

Major Tourist Attractions of Mahabaleshwar
» Catholic Church - The Raman Catholic Holy Cross Church is today in a state of dilapidation yet its stained-glass windows are a sight not to be missed. A Hindu family looks after the church today.

» Mount Malcolm - Built in 1829, Mount Malcolm is a fine example of ancient architectural brilliance. Thousands of visitors arrive here to have a glimpse of the building.

Flowers Mahabaleshwar Maharashtra » Mahabaleshwar Club - The Mahabaleshwar Club was built in 1881. It houses a beautiful jogging park and is popular for its exquisite blooms of roses. Christmas is celebrated on a massive scale by the members of the club. There is even a golf course for the visitors.

» Pratapgadh Fort - At a distance of 24 km from Mahabaleshwar stands the Pratapgadh Fort. The fort was built by Moropant Trimback Pingle under the command of the Maratha ruler, Shivaji. It is the very site where General of Bijapur, Afzal Khan, was killed.

Shopping at Mahabaleshwar
Mahabaleshwar is paved with shops and stalls selling everything from shoes to strawberries, jam and jellies. There are even leather goods and tribal trinkets on sale. Jams and jellies can prove to be one's tasty buys.

Accommodation at Mahabaleshwar Hotels
Brightland Holidays is located at an elevation of 4,400 feet and gives splendid views of the Shayadri ranges. Amenities provided include restaurant, Italian cuisine, bar, swimming pool, jacuzzi/sauna/ steam, laundry, conference hall etc. Valley View Resort on the Valley View Road is another beautiful accommodation option. The hotel caters all the basic amenities.

How To Reach
» Air - Pune, located at a distance of 120 km from Mahabaleshwar, is the nearest airport.

» Railway - Wathar (62 km) is the nearest railhead but Pune (120 km) is more convenient.

» Road - The State Transport buses connect Mahabaleshwar to Mumbai and Pune.



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