Panchgani, meaning the place of five hills, is a famous hill station in Maharashtra. A pulsating attractive destination, its beauty proliferates with the environment of hilly topography at one side and coastal plains at the other side. The Panchgani hill station is known for its sterilized air and is assumed that the oxygen content in atmosphere is more in comparison to other regions. Many people select this for recovering from illness. The atmosphere is very cool and calm and the superb environment is a perfect background for transformation.
You can reach your destination by train, by air, or by bus. You will even get available cheap bus tickets for Panchgani. The Hotels in Panchgani provides free breakfast, free parking, outdoor pool, indoor pool, free wifi. Panchgani hotels range from budget hotels to lavish hotels.
Best time to visit
Panchgani has a restrained climate all through the year. However, the best time to visit is from September to May. September to November is pleasing making it just right time for sightseeing and all types of tourist activities, while December to February has moderately cold weather, which is also ultimate for tourist activities but do not forget to bring light woolen clothes during this period. Monsoon offers intermediate rainfall, which is a good time for rain lovers with fewer crowds.
Places to visit
The Rajpuri Caves, Parsi Point, Sherbaug, Tableland are natural and cultural attraction spots here. Lord Karthikeya temple is a religious place here. For adventure, you can opt for paragliding and it is a popular sport among the tourists in Panchgani.
Wai, at the banks of Krishna River, is a faultless city nearby Panchgani. Wai is blessed with striking seven Ghats recognized as Gangapuri, Madhi Aali, Ganpati Aali, Dharmapuri, Brahmanshahi, Ramdoh and Bhimkund. Many temples are located in these Ghats. Parsi Point is a prominent picnic spot lieng on the Mahabaleshwar road in Panchgani. It offers panoramic views of pictorial Dhom Dam backwaters and the lush green Krishna valley. Sydney point is another incredible beautiful spot near Parsi Point. Sherbaug, a naturally well-designed landscape, is a valley in quaint hill resort of Panchagani. Serbaug blossoms with a wonderful children’s park and a beautiful rose garden. This intact and fresh land is the home to many kinds of bird fauna. Tableland is endorsed with the opportunity of being Asia’s second longest mountain Plateau. This is a wide stretch of laterite rock offering the grandeur view of Panchgani hill station itself. One can get awesome views of Rajpuri caves and the place Tableland is known as “Devil’s Kitchen. The Rajpuri Caves in Panchgani is a religiously important tourist spot. Many ponds surrounds this cave.Devotees believe that taking bath in these holy ponds will provide release from all kinds of diseases and evils. Thaipooyam festival during the month of January-February is celebrated in Lord Karthikeya temple. Paragliding is a popular sport that tourists enjoy in Panchgani. Various local adventure operators are available on the Tableland where we can take the pleasure of this sport. The charge is around Rs 1500 for a 15-minute treat. Fresh air, perfect natural beauty, spectacular views and blossoming greeneries make this place one of the most wanted hill station in Maharashtra. If you still did not visit Panchgani, then hurry without wasting your time for this breathtaking holiday that will turn your life dull life vivid once again.