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Best Mahabaleshwar Travel Videos

Mahabaleshwar, perched atop the lush greenery of the Western Ghats in the Indian state of Maharashtra, is one of the staggering tourist destinations that fetch weekenders from nearby cities as well as tourists from different corners of the country. The history of Mahabaleshwar dates back to the 13th century when King Singhan visited Old Mahabaleshwar. The footsteps were followed by the Brahmin Dynasty in the 14th century and thereafter in the 16th century the Maratha Empire took over its control. In the beginning of the 19th century the British captured and referred Mahabaleshwar as the ‘Summer Destination of the Governor of Maharashtra’.

Before we bear down upon the patch of scenic hues of the vicinity of Mahabaleshwar, let’s take a tour of the history of Mahabaleshwar. As the mighty hill station witnessed many ruling dynasties, it sets out an eminent part of the Indian history. The Pratapgad Fort is one of the finest examples that stand amid the beautiful vicinage of Mahabaleshwar. It is the site of the Battle of Pratapgad and is approximately 22kms from Mahabaleshwar. The construction of the fort was completed in the year 1656 and the battle followed in the year 1659 between Shivaji and Afzal Khan. The fort consists of two parts, the upper fort and lower fort. Let’s take a tour of the Pratapgad Fort from the one of the Mahabaleshwar travel videos from the eyes of Indian Hotel Review.

The Pratapgad Fort

Close to the Pratapgad Fort is the Arthur’s Seat Point. It offers a panoramic view of the Valley of Savitri River and the valley of Jor. One can even enjoy the sight of the Raigarh Fort, Tornagarh Fort and Kangari Fort from the Arthur’s Seat Point. Let’s now enjoy the panoramic view from the Arthur’s Seat Point.

The Arthur’s Seat Point

Approximately 3 kms from the Arthur’s Point is the Elphinstone Point. It is named after the Governor of Bombay, Sir Elphinstone. Tourists can enjoy the view of Koyna valley, plains and the ravine, which lies between the Elphinstone Point and Arthur point. Below here is a short Mahabaleshwar travel video of the Elphinstone Point as shot by Indian Hotel Review.

The Elphinstone Point

Few kilometers from the Elphinstone Point is the Elephant Head Point. It offers a spectacular view of the Sahyadri Range. The tourists and the visitors should take a pony ride or walk from the parking area to the spot. Let’s have a panoramic view of the lush green valley of the Western Ghat from the Elephant Head Point.

The Elephant Head Point

The Kate’s Point, is another breathtaking place to visit in Mahabaleshwar that offers the best view of the two reservoirs, Balakwadi and Dhom. The point is around 1280 mts high. Let’s have a look from the Kate’s Point from the mini cam of Prakash Deo.

The Kate’s Point

There are many such jaw-breaking points in Mahabaleshwar that offers the panoramic view of the Western Ghats. The Carnac Point, Babbington Point, Bombay Point (Sunset Point), Falkland Point, Lodwick Point and Hunter Point are the noted ones. Here is the beautiful film that reels the colours from the Sunset Point.

Sunset Point

While you are in Mahabaleshwar, don’t miss the ideal charm of the Venna Lake. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Mahabaleshwar. It is a man-made lake that is surrounded by the lush green hues of the foothills of the Western Ghats. The placid ambiance often attracts tourists to spend some quixotic moments of their life time. Let’s take a tour of the Venna Lake and it’s ambiance from the lens of India Hotel Review.

Venna Lake

The Lingamala Falls is one of the fetching tourist spots in Mahabaleshwar. The best time to visit this place is during the monsoon. Let’s have a look of the Lingamala Falls as shot by Indrajeet Gour.

Lingamala Falls

Mahableshwar is popular for its Agro-tourism industry. One can visit strawberry farms to enjoy the real flavour of the fruit. It is said that the climate of Mahabaleshwar is ideal for Strawberries and Mulberries. Let’s take an odorous journey from one of the best Mahabaleshwar travel videos in one of the Strawberry gardens in Mahabaleshwar.

Strawberry Garden, Mahabaleshwar

Approximately 20 kms from Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani is one of the popular hill stations in Maharashtra. The major attractions in Panchgani are the Kamalgad Fort, Rajpuri Caves, Parsi Point and Table Land. From the lens of Nalandatv let’s take a tour of the lush green ambiance of Panchgani below.

Panchgani

Offering a tranquil ambiance, the Hotel Fountain Village is one of the best hotels in Mahabaleshwar. It maintains 16 well-appointed rooms. The rooms at Fountain Village are segmented into two categories, namely Village Club Exquisite and Village Club. In addition to providing high class facilities, this hotel uses eco-friendly technologies like solar water heating system to preserve the environment. Let’s take a tour of the Hotel Fountain Village from our video below.

Hotel Fountain Village By Swairik Das

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Hill Station
  • Altitude

    1438 m
  • STD Code

    02168
  • Best Season

    October - June
  • State/Code

    Mahabaleshwar/412806
  • LANGUAGES

    Marathi, Hindi and English