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Mahabaleshwar Travel Guide

Mahabaleshwar is a peaceful hill station located in the Sahayadri range of Maharashtra. It lies 120km south-west of Pune and at a distance of 260.6 km from Mumbai. The city has stunning views to offer with Arthur's Seat, Bombay Point, Babington Point, Wilson Point and Kate's Point being the famous among all.
Other than scenic points, Venna Lake and Pratapgad are the most visited tourist attractions of Mahabaleshwar. At Venna Lake, you can enjoy boating and horse riding while having an amazing view of mountains whereas in Pratapgad, you can learn about the history of the place. Pratapgad is a fort located at a distance of 20.7 km from Mahabaleshwar and is perfect for weekend-getaway. One can also opt to visit Panchgani which is 69km away from Mahabaleshwar. You can visit the hill station from March to June. If you love shopping, Strawberries, Carrots and Mulberries should be on the top of your shopping list whereas foodies can try Maharashtrian Thali, Chikki and Milkshakes here.
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How to Reach Mahabaleshwar

The foliage of Mahabaleshwar is one of the frequented destinations amongst the nature lovers. Nestled amid the lush vicinity of the Western Ghats in Maharashtra, this ideal hill station lies approximately 270kms away from the bustling capital of the state. It takes one to drive approximately 5 hours from Mumbai to Mahableshwar by road en route hues of Lonavala and the cultural imbues of Pune. Hence one who is planning to reach Mahabaleshwar by road has got a well network of roads connecting different parts of the state and the neighboring states. The approximate distance from Pune to Mahabaleshwar is 120kms whereas from Lonavala it is 180kms. One planning to drive to Mahabaleshwar from Aurangabad needs to cover an approximate distance of 350kms and from Nashik to Mahabaleshwar it is 330kms. If you are in Shirdi, and after paying your visit at the Saibaba Temple, your drive from Shirdi to Mahabaleshwar will approximately take 6 hours covering a distance of 310kms. The distance from Kolhapur to Mahabaleshwar is approximately 180kms whereas from Solapur it is 290kms. Daily buses and cabs plies from these destinations or one can even hire a private cab to enchant the journey.

If you are inquiring about how to reach Mahabaleshwar then you also have the option to reach its foliage by train. The nearest railway station to Mahabaleshwar is located at Wathar which is at a distance of 60 km. Well the Pune Railway Station is a convenient pick for travellers who are travelling from distant part of the country. Nonetheless to reach Mahabaleshwar by train is not a big fuss.

If you are planning to reach Mahabaleshwar by air then you need to book a flight to Pune, which is the closest airport from Mahabaleshwar. It runs schedlued flights from New Delhi to Pune and other cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.

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I need car/taxi for sight seeing in mahabaleshwar with best price. Any good options available?
dear sir hotel sai Regency provide taxi with customer for special distcunt on car 1 tour-550 2 tour-550 panchani-700 pratapgad-1000 tapola-1000 per tour distcount-10% sp. customer
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I want rooms for 3 nights and 4 days for couple. Kindly suggest the best hotel around budget of Rs. 2000 to 3000.
Dear Sir, Blue Heaven has standard and AC deluxe rooms in the heart of Mahabaleshwar in main market near Bust Stand.
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Looking for 3 star and up hotels in mahabaleshwar. Also tell me on which all places shall i visit?
Dear Sir, Greetings from Sagar Villa!!! Please look at hotels like Panorama, Shreyas,JS Excellency which are three star categories and provide good services. Hotel fountain is famous for veg thali and also amazing in terms of there services. There are ample of places which can be visited in Mahabaleshwar and also very close to the nature. Famous mahabaleshwar spots are Kates point, Arthurs point,Panchgani,Parsi Point, Mapro garden, Pratapgad fort etc. Do have a look on Sagar Villa if you are looking hotels under minimum budget and away from busy environment, close to nature. Thanks, Hemant-Sagar Villa
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Any good hotel in this city with swimming pool in 2500 budget for the month of June?
Dear Sir, Please Accept the apology for late revert And Please Provide More details Like How many rooms You req.
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How is climate in rainy season in month of August?Is it off season and muddy that time ?
Dear Sir, Weather of Mahabaleshwar in August month is of Monsoon. If you like to enjoy in Rain than Mahabaleshwar will be best place to enjoy. Lingmala Water Fall is the best attraction in Monsoon. We have Hotel Vyankatesh which is located in the heart of Mahabaleshwar tucked into a main-market we have different category of rooms with A/c and Non A/c facility, we provide Complimentary Breakfast, Free WiFi, Free Mineral water, 24 hrs Hot Water Service, Clean linen, Generator Backup, Restaurant facility, etc... Hotel comes under Budget Category Please look on Goibibo for booking and more Dis counts. Regards, Hotel Vyankatesh
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