About Mahabaleshwar

Situated among the sprawling Sahyadris, Mahabaleshwar is touted to be one of the most popular holiday destinations. This hill station is situated at an approximate distance of 120 kms to the south of Pune and is well-known for its breathtaking valleys and thick foliage.

Mahabaleshwar is located at 17.92°N 73.67°E. It has an average elevation of 1,353 metres (4,439 ft).

Mahabaleshwar is a popular holiday resort and honeymoon spot, and an important pilgrimage site for Hindus. It is the site of Mahabaleshwar Temple. Many tourists visit nearby Panchgani. After the construction of a new highway, it is only a five-hour drive from Mumbai. Mahabaleshwar is also known for the honey and strawberries produced here. 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.

Pratapgarh Fort in Mahabaleshwar

Pratapgarh Fort

Pratapgad Fort is a mountain fort built by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The fort is at a distance of 24 km from the hill station of Mahabaleshwar.


Echo Point

Kates point is lively attracting every tourist and also called ‘Echo Point’ and a must place to see.

Echo Point in Mahabaleshwar

Shiva Mandir

The shiv mandir (lord shiva temple) is the oldest of all temples that can be seen from its carving and cave looking dark zone inside.

Shiva Mandir in Mahabaleshwar
Monkey Point in Mahabaleshwar

Monkey Point

The guide says that if you see properly from the point towards the monkey point mountain, you can see a similar images of 3 monkey.