It is the birthplace of the Krishna River which originates from the Western Ghats. This river travels from Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh and then falls into the Bay of Bengal. This river covers the course of almost 900 miles has its own attraction in the hill station. You will be mesmerized as you pass through the lush green curvy roads and as you move closer to Mahabaleshwar the cool breeze flowing in the valley makes you forget the stressful city life and worries.
You will really enjoy the Mahabaleshwar tour package in which you will be provided a private taxi or also you can travel by your own vehicle as there is no bus service which can take you to these tourist places. The Venna Lake is spread across an area of 10 Kms. Situated at a height of 1372 meters above sea level, it is the most beautiful lakes in Maharashtra. During the British rule, this breathtaking hill station was considered the summer capital of Bombay Presidency. The place is filled with greenery which attracts the tourists to visit here more than once.
Mahabaleshwar is about 147 km from Mumbai, 120 km from Pune, 348 Kms from Aurangabad, and about 430 km from Panaji. The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation operates special luxury buses from Mumbai and Pune to Mahabaleshwar. There is no dearth of facilities available in the Mahabaleshwar tour package. In 1828, Sir John, who was the governor of the Bombay Presidency, was the first person to discover Mahabaleshwar.
Along with the Venna Lake, the Lingamala waterfalls, and the old Mahabaleshwar temple are the most prominent tourist place in Mahabaleshwar. Bular Terballand, Meher Baba Caves, Kamal agar Fort, and Harrison Foley are also some the must-visit places here.
Because of its amazing views, the hill station has always been the first choice amongst the vacationers. The tourists that come here experience the peace and tranquility between the valley and the sound of waterfalls. Mahabaleshwar is a hill station situated in the Western Ghats in the Satara district of Maharashtra.
Mahabaleshwar was known as the Malcolm Peeth and today this most popular hill station was once under British custody. Mahabaleshwar means the God of Great power. There are a lot of sightseeing places for children as well as adults. From lakes to forts, temples and some other key points, every place is a must-visit for the tourists. So, make no delays and plan your Mahabaleshwar trip to the beautiful hill station. Here you will visit the spectacular sites of Mahabaleshwar, which will give you an experience of a lifetime which you will cherish for a long time.