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Facts to know about Mahabaleshwar

Place: Mahabaleshwar
State: Maharashtra
Pincode: 412806
Language: Marathi Hindi And English
Weather: Summer 15°C to °C, Winter 35°C to °C
Currency: Rupees - INR
Best Time To Visit Mahabaleshwar: February to October
Ideal Duration: 4-5 Days

A perfect fusion of old world charm and modernity, Mahabaleshwar, popularly labeled as the "Highest Hill Station in the Western India", is a tranquil hill resort and a great pilgrimage center for the devotees of Lord Shiva. The hill town is often dubbed as "Strawberry Country" as it produced mouthwatering mulberries, raspberries and gooseberries. Perched at an altitude of 1372 meters, Mahabaleshwar offers panoramic views of the golden sunrises, spellbinding mountains and enchanting mornings. Some famous attractions of this place include Mahabaleshwar Temple, Morarji Castle, Mount Malcolm, Rajpuri Caves, Wilson Point and Pratapgad Fort.

Fast Facts


Summer: 15 to 35 C
Winter: 10 to 32 C

Best Season:

October to June

Famous For:

Hill Stations, Lakes, Falls and Forts

Getting to Panchgani


Pune Airport is the nearest airport to Mahabaleshwar. It is located at a distance of 120 kilometers away from Mahabaleshwar. Another nearest airport is the Mumbai airport, which is located at a distance of 245 kilometers from Mahabaleshwar. Taxi cabs ply between Mumbai and Mahabaleshwar.


Wathar is the nearest railhead to Mahabaleshwar. The railway station at Pune is the most convenient option to reach Mahabaleshwar. It is located at a distance of 120 kilometers away from Mahabaleshwar.


The National Highway number 4 and Mumbai-Pune Expressway connect Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar. For those travelling via car, the journey will approximately take around 4.5 hours. Maharashtra State Road Transport service connects Mahabaleshwar to cities such as Mumbai, Pune, Nasik, Satara, Kolhapur and Panchgani.
From Mumbai : 269 km

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