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Weekend Gateways from Pune
Weekend Gateways from Pune: Overview
Plan your weekend holiday to have some change in your boring life. Pune is perfect destination from where you can visit several weekend places to enjoy your holiday. From Pune you can visit many nearby destinations for weekend like Mahabaleshwar, Lonavala, Alibag, Matheran etc. In this weekend package from Pune we are take you to awaited hill station of Maharashtra that is Mahabaleshwar. Mahabaleshwar is one of the most spectacular and the largest hill-station of Maharashtra. Here you can find plenty of places to visit and explore your weekend with us at adorable cost.
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Weekend Gateways from Pune: Highlights
Venna lake is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Mahabaleshwar
Mahabaleshwar is famous for strawberry land
Mahabalehwar famous for mountain region
Antique points of interest which is only in Mahabaleshwar: Pratapgarh Fort, Sydney Point etc
Mahabaleshwar is full of greenery and scenic beauty
Natural sculpture of the stones - Monkey Point
Nov-01 To Mar-31
Apr-01 To Mar-31
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Hotels in Mahabaleshwar
Weekend Gateways from Pune: Inclusion
02 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis
Breakfast and Dinner
02 Day sightseeing of Mahabaleshwar
4.5% Gst tax
Parking, Toll tax and Driver hault
Inclusive of all taxes
Any airfare, Busfare and Railway fare
After arrival at Pune airport or railway station and proceed Mahabaleshwar which takes 2.5 hours to reach Mahabaleshwar. After reach check in to hotel and you may have lunch at same hotel later visit some famous places of Mahabaleshwar which includes Mahabaleshwar Temple, Elephant Head point, Panchganga Temple, Monkey Point and in the evening you will come back to hotel. Overnight stay with dinner at Mahabaleshwar hotel.
Elephant head point: Elephant's Head Point is one of the most popular vantage points in Mahabaleshwar. The overhanging cliffs of this point are similar to the head of an elephant and its trunk Mahabaleshwar is exclusively for those who want to inhale the fresh tranquil air, roam around along its silent meandering paths and head to the beautiful Mahabaleshwar attractions for a sightseeing tour.
Kates Point: Kate’s Point provides a beautiful view of the Krishna Valley and the Dhom Dam the viewpoint has been named after Kate, daughter of Sir John Malcom he point gives a great view of the valley and waters of Dhom Dam and Balakwadi.
After breakfast enjoy your last day in Mahabaleshwar by visiting most beautiful sightseeing which includes Kamalgad Fort, Sydney Point, Table Land and Mount Malcolm, after that you will go for lunch at Hotel Center Point Restaurant. After lunch go for Venna Lake which is one of the most popular tourist attraction of Mahabaleshwar. After all sightseeing you will come back to hotel. Overnight stay with dinner at Mahabaleshwar hotel
Kamalgad Fort: The Kamalgad Fort murmurs its tale with centuries of grief and mystery associated with it. With an unknown origin, the fort is engulfed in enigma and perplexity. The fort covers a flat area of nearly 3-4acres and is surrounded by steep rocks which have to be carefully scaled to reach its base. On the top of the fort is a hole which basically is the remains of a well which was bored right through the rock into the soil and still holds water
Sydney Point: Sydney Point Located at a distance of just 3 Kms from Panchgani, Sydney Point is famous for providing charming views of the Krishna Valley, Dhom Dam, Kamalgad Fort and the city of Wai If you are the creative kinds and are looking for inspiration, this could be your chance to think over in the perfect surroundings.
Table Land: Table Land is one of the famous destinations of the city which is located in the area of Panchgani and is the highest point in Panchgani city. This place is believed as Asia’s second longest mountain plateau situated at an elevation of 1387 m sea level and is bounded by hills. This is flatland adorned with a carpet of grass spread over the vast area of around 100 acres.
After breakfast you will drop to Pune airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory.
How to Reach Mahabaleshwar from Pune
Mahabaleshwar is a beautiful hill station located in the lush green ranges of the Western Ghats. It is situated at an altitude of 1,353 m, and is one of the most popular hill stations in Maharashtra. It’s a favorite weekend getaway from Mumbai as well as Pune. If you are planning a trip from Pune to Mahabaleshwar, here’s some help with how you can reach it.
By Road : Mahabaleshwar is located 120.2 km from Pune. It can be reached in 2 hours 30 minutes by car. One has to take the Lal Bahadur Shastri Road and Narveer Tanaji Malusare Road/Sinhagad Road to NH4 in Kudale Baug. After a slight left on NH4, take the Wai-Surur Road, Wai-Panchgani Road and Panchgani-Mahabaleshwar road. The connectivity by road is decent.
By Bus: There are regular buses from Pune to Mahabaleshwar. One can either opt for state run buses or private ones. Neeta Travels is especially famous for this trip. AC, Non-AC and sleeper buses are available on this route. The journey between Pune and Mahabaleshwar takes approximately 2.5 to 3 hours by bus.
Famous food to eat in Mahabaleshwar
Maharashtra is said to be very popular destination in food variety to enjoy your mouth watering hunger. Mahabaleshwar is also very famous in food varieties. Strawberries, Mulberries, Carrots, Corn, Cherry size tomatoes are the natural treasures of Mahabaleshwar's cuisine. Delicious indulges made from strawberries are a specialty of the town
Famous Restaurant in Mahabaleshwar
The Olive Garden TA Rank 4.5: huge variety, pasta live counter, veg dumplings in chilli sauce was delicious, we enjoyed the food
Saayali Restaurant TA Rank 4.0: Sayali restaurant is a nice restaurant near the Mahabaleshwar city centre. The chicken lollipop was slightly dry but good
Sizzler Place: The Sizzlers we ate there were just average. Except for the tandoori starters the rest of food was just average
Meera vatika hotel in Mahabaleshwar
TA Rank (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence
The place is just 500 meter from Venna Lake & 2.5 Km from the main market area. It is touched to the main highway of Mahableshwar, where you can enjoy true luxury in the lap of nature. Meera Vatika is a place where you feel peace. Single occupancy guests will not be allowed to check-in unless they undergo a police verification by the local police authorities. Its very far from the crowd and noise of town.
Mahabaleshwar spots to visit
Mount Malcolm: Mount Malcolm was constructed in the year 1829 and is another historical tourist destination of the city, located at a distance of 2 Kms from Panchgani. Its name was derived from the John Malcom, a general of the British troops,
Venna Lake: Venna Lake, the most popular among the tourist places in Mahabaleshwar, is a bustling tourist spot. The lake is surrounded by trees on all side, and offers boat riding option as well. The Venna Lake is one of the major tourist attractions of Mahabaleshwar. The lake is surrounded by trees and a boat ride on this lake is a wonderful experience indeed. Tourists can also enjoy a horse ride nearby.
Pratapgarh Fort: Pratapgad Fort is the pride of Maratha Empire. The ecstatic monument was built in 1656 is known for the battle between one of finest warriors of their times Afzal Khan and Shivaji. At that point of time the former was the General of Bijapur and died here. The fort is built atop a hill. It houses a Mahadev Temple in its upper fort and a temple dedicated to Goddess Bhavani in its lower fort. One can also cite a dargah dedicated to Afzal Khan situated near the fort. The Pratapgad Fort is a maze of ponds, chambers and long dark walkways. It is a must see place for history lovers and photographers because of its abundant scenic beauty as well as historical background.
Elephant's Head Point: lephant’s Head Point is the extreme end of the mountain range. If one wants to see nature's very own artwork then Elephant's Head Point serves as a treat to them Apart from a fabulous view of the hills, one can increase thrill by making the most of the beautiful sunrises and sunsets here.
Panchganga Temple: The Panchganga Temple is constructed at the confluence of five rivers, Krishna, Veena, Savitri, Koyna and Gayatri. The temple is of major religious importance and is therefore visited by devotees throughout the year. The five rivers flow out of the gaumukhi. An idol of Lord Krishna can be seen inside the temple since it is dedicated to him. The Panchganga Temple was constructed by Raja Singha Deo who was the ruler of the Yadavs of Devagiri. The temple owes much of its present grandeur to these two great warriors.
Tiger’s spring: The natural thermal spring near River Savitri, it is believed to be infused with spiritual powers. A 10 minute walk away from the Arthur's point, the shallow waters are ideal to experience and spend a solitary relaxing time amidst nature’s gift, It gives a great view of the surrounding valley.
Monkey Point: Monkey Point is natural sculpture of the stones which looks like three monkeys sitting beside each other. The sculpture seems to be portraying 3 monkeys of Gandhiji which say. See No Evil, Hear No Evil and Speak No Evil. You could found the name a bit different but this item is name so because of the essential sculpture of the stones looking likes three monkeys sitting
Romantic weekend getaways from Pune
Maharashtra is very famous and most visited state in counting of every state. It is most popular and admist state where you can find plenty of places to visit and enjoy your expensive holiday vacation with your family or friends. It have varied Hill station to visit and explore the varied weekend getaways near Pune. We are suggesting some optional hill station for your weekend gateway near Pune which includes Mahabaleshwar, Lonavala/ Khandala, Alibaug, Matheran etc
Climate in Mahabaleshwar
Mahableshwar Climate is more mild and pleasing in the months of February, March and April when the temperature cuddles at an average of 20 degree whereas during the summers. Mahabaleshwar receives incessant showers that enhance its beauty and its foliage. The temperature during this time ranges in between 20 degree and 25 degree but the place virtually becomes uninhabited during this season.
When and where we get strawberries in Maharashtra
If you are in search of Strawberries in Maharashtra, then you visit to Mahabaleshwar because Mahabaleshwar is famous city for Strawberries in Maharashtra. Mahabaleshwar strawberry is a strawberry grown in the hilly slopes of Mahabaleshwar, which accounts for about 85 percent of the total strawberry produced in India. Strawberry, along with raspberry, mulberry and gooseberry, is produced on a large scale in and around Mahabaleshwar. Here strawberry festival is held and you can find various strawberry exhibitions
Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar road trip
If you want to enjoy green Ghat journey in between Mahabaleshwar to Mumbai then you must visit Mahabaleshwar from Car or by bus and start the journey anytime between 3:30 am to 4:00 am and you should reach Mahabaleshwar comfortably. From Mahabaleshwar to Mumbai: Start the journey around 6:00 pm so that the “Ghat” section can be covered in daylight.
Mahabaleshwar 5 star hotels resort
Mahabaleshwar is very wide carried city here you can indulge in the natural beauty and awareness. Here you can find good accommodation with prior service and comfortable stay. Here are such luxury property were suggested for you.
Brightland Resort & Spa: TA Rank (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence
Regenta MPG Club by Royal Orchid Hotels: TA Rank (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence
Le Meridien Mahabaleshwar Resort & Spa: TA Rank (3.5) - Certificate of Excellence
Pune to Mahabaleshwar cab
Pune to Mahabaleshwar is approx 120 km away from each Other. If you want to enjoy natural greenery then hire a cab from Pune to Mahabaleshwar for a safe and convenient journey. Travelling in a taxi will give you better opportunities to enjoy with your friends, relax and of course admire the beauty of the surroundings.
Pune to Mahabaleshwar cab charges: Rs.3000/-