About Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar, or "strawberry country" as it's famously called, is a popular hill station located along the Sahaydris, in Mahararashtra. Renowned for breathtaking views of deep valleys and thick foliage, Mahabaleshwar is approximately 120 km distance away from south of Pune.

Mahabaleshwar, made famous during the British era, has history dating back to the year 1215. Touched by different royal families over the centuries, the hill station is steeped in ancient cultural folklore. The famous Mahabaleshwar Temple, makes the town an important pilgrimage site for Hindus.

The "strawberry country" is crowned with acres of strawberry and mulberry farms. Mahabaleshwar is celebrated for its jam and honey production as well. Just a five hour drive from Mumbai, and a stone’s throw from Panchgani, Mahabaleshwar paints a pretty picture for your next getaway!

Pratapgarh Fort in Mahabaleshwar

Pratapgarh Fort

This mountain fort was built in 1656 by the great Maratha King Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, after defeating Jaoli. The fort is 24 km...


Echo Point / Kate's Point

Kate’s point is named after the then British governor Sir John Malcolm’s daughter. Legend has it, that this nature’s wonder was Kate’s...

Echo Point in Mahabaleshwar

Shiva Mandir

The Shiva Mandir is one of the most ancient temples with beautiful, intricate carvings.

Shiva Mandir in Mahabaleshwar
Monkey Point in Mahabaleshwar

Monkey Point

The Three Monkey Point are natural sculptures of three monkeys sitting beside each other. The natural formation seem to depict...