On day 4 of the Amazing Maharashtra Tour, eat the sumptuous breakfast and leave for Mahabaleshwar. Renowned for its rivers, superb cascades and majestic peaks, Mahabaleshwar outstands amongst the rest of the places to visit. It is also famous for its strawberries. Well-known for its charming beauty and the attractive strawberry farms, the hill town consists of ancient temples, boarding schools, trimmed and lush thick forest, waterfalls, hills, valleys. The place is undeniably among the most sought-after weekend getaways from Mumbai. Charming views, enticing valleys, serene lakes and a refreshing delight for your taste buds summarize this nature's gift at its best.
After the check-in formalities leave for the sightseeing of the attractions. Visit the alluring spots such as Arthur's Seat. It is the most popular place in Mahabaleshwar. Although it is popularly called as the 'Queen of Points', the place was originally called as Madhi Mahaal. The 1470m tall Arthur's Seat is known for floating of light objects. If you throw things like a bottle cap into the valley, it floats up due to air pressure.
Babington Point is the next attraction included in the itinerary. This captivating site offers a panoramic view of luxuriant greenery and beautiful landscape of the valley. What fascinates tourists the most is its meandering pathway that is adorned with several species of plants and trees. It is considered perfect for nature lovers, bird watchers, adventure enthusiasts, and peace seekers. To admire breathtaking natural views and tranquil ambiance, a visit to this viewpoint is a must.
After this, visit the Sunset point. It is one of the most popular points in Mahabaleshwar. Also popularly known as Mumbai Point or Bombay Point, the place has a large open space with a bandstand. An ideal place for a late noon picnic, the Mumbai Point is the point from where people watch the sun setting over the valleys.
Call it a day at Morarji Castle, a historical place built in the old colonial style. The place is a must-visit if you are fond of history. Also, you will get a good view of the Konkan region from here.
Head back to the hotel for an overnight stay.