Things to Do in Mahabaleshwar

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  • Mahabaleshwar Temple

    Mahabaleshwar Temple

    "Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Mahabaleshwar Temple is one of the most frequented pilgrimage sites for Hindus. A fine example of Hemadant architectural style, the temple was constructed in the 16th century under the aegis of Chanda Rao More dynasty. The shrine features Lord Shiva’s trishul, damru, rudraksha and bed which ...

  • Pratapgarh Fort

    Pratapgarh Fort

    "Built by Shivaji in 1656, Pratapgarh Fort is a maze of beautiful ponds, chambers and long dark paths. The responsibility of the construction of the fort was given to Moropant Pingale - minister of Shivaji and Hiroji Indulkar - architect. It is the same place where Shivaji defeated Afzal Khan ...

    Landmark Monument
  • Venna Lake

    Venna Lake

    Flanked by lush greenery and blooming flowers, the placid Venna Lake is counted amongst the major tourist attractions of Mahabaleshwar. Built in 1842 by Shri Appasaheb Maharaj, the king of Satara, the lake covers an area of 28 acres. You can indulge in a boat ride on the lake with ...

    Lake and Waterfall
  • Bhilar Waterfalls

    Bhilar Waterfalls

    Bhilar Waterfalls is relatively less explored tourist spot in the region. The fall earns its name from the village where it is located, and is believed to be the source of the Kundali River. The waterfall cascades down from an altitude of around 4500 feet. The ideal time to visit ...

    Lake and Waterfall
  • Connaught Peak

    Connaught Peak

    Located at an elevation of 1400 metres, Connaught Peak is the second highest peak in Mahabaleshwar. Formerly known as Mount Olympia, it was renamed as the Connaught Peak after the Duke of Connaught visited this spot and fell in love with its spectacular beauty. This popular vantage point offers stupendous ...

  • Dhobi Waterfall

    Dhobi Waterfall

    The captivating Dhobi Waterfall is located around 3 km away from the main Mahabaleshwar town, on the route connecting the Old Mahabaleshwar Road to Petit Road. The water descends into the valley and ultimately flows into the pristine Koyna River - a tributary of the Krishna River. Set amidst lush ...

    Lake and Waterfall
  • Kamalgad Fort

    Kamalgad Fort

    Kamalgad Fort, also known as Kattalgad and Bhelanja, is a square hill citadel spread over an area of 4 acres in Wai Taluka in Satara. Situated at an elevation of over 4511 feet, the fort offers breathtaking views of the magnificent Dhom Dam. The hill fort does not have any ...

    Monument Landmark
  • Krishnabai Temple

    Krishnabai Temple

    Krishnabai Temple, located in proximity to the Panchganga Temple, is known for its excellent architecture. Visitors can easily reach the temple through a narrow but a well-marked trail. It is believed that the shrine is the source of the Krishna River. The pristine water pours out from the mouth of ...

    Lake and Waterfall
  • Arthur's Seat

    Arthur's Seat

    Considered to be the queen of all points in Mahabaleshwar, Arthur's Seat is a beautiful site perched at a height of around 1340 metres above sea level. The vantage point is named after Sir Arthur Mallet, who built the first home here. It is believed that he spent hours at ...

  • Chinaman’s Falls

    Chinaman’s Falls

    The captivating Chinaman’s Falls lies towards the south of the Koyna Valley in Mahabaleshwar. A tour of this hill station is incomplete without visiting this cataract. The beautiful gardens in the vicinity were earlier managed by Chinese, owing to which the waterfall got its name Chinaman’s Falls. Positioned at the ...

    Lake and Waterfall
  • Elephant's Head Point

    Elephant's Head Point

    Get ready to be mesmerised by the unique beauty of Elephant’s Head Point, one of the most popular vantage points in Mahabaleshwar. The overhanging cliffs of the viewpoint resemble an elephant’s head and trunk, which earned this place its name. Lying at the extreme end of the mountain range, it ...

  • Elphinstone Point

    Elphinstone Point

    "Elphinstone Point, discovered in 1830 by Dr. Murray, is one of the highest points in Mahabaleshwar. The viewpoint got its name from Mountstuart Elphinstone, the then Governor of Bombay Presidency. The lofty cliff commands a panoramic view of the Pratapgarh Fort, Koyna Valley and nearby plains. One can also admire ...

  • Babington Point

    Babington Point

    Babington Point is a popular tourist attraction of Mahabaleshwar. Positioned at an altitude of 1294 m above sea level, this captivating site offers a panoramic view of luxuriant greenery and beautiful landscape. What fascinates tourists the most is its meandering pathway that is adorned with several species of plants and ...

  • Catholic Church

    Catholic Church

    Popular as the Church in the Hills, the Catholic Church is among the famous attractions of Mahabaleshwar. The church building was constructed during the 18th century by British citizens for their Sunday adoration and holy mass. This old edifice stands as a reminiscent of the splendours of the bygone era. ...

  • Falkland Point

    Falkland Point

    Falkland Point unfolds a magical world, full of blissful natural vistas. The point is named after Sir Filkland - Governor of Bombay Presidency during the British rule. This famous spot offers wonderful views of the beautiful Koyna Valley and the splendid Makarandgad Fort. What adds to its charm is the ...

  • Helen’s Point

    Helen’s Point

    Located adjacent to the main market, Helen's Point is a beautiful place replete with stunning sceneries. Also known as the Blue Valley, this majestic point offers delightful natural vistas, which attract a large number of tourists and locals alike. The splendid view of dense green fields, modest huts and cascading ...

  • Marjorie Point

    Marjorie Point

    Marjorie Point, located at a height of 1290 m, lies on the way to Arthur's Point from Mahabaleshwar. From the point, one can witness the unmatched beauty of Western Ghats - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A beautiful location discovered by British, the point is around 500 m below the ...

  • Bombay Point or Sunset Point

    Bombay Point or Sunset Point

    Bombay Point, also known as the Sunset Point, is a site to witness different hues of the setting sun. The point is named so owing to its location on the old road to Bombay. It is counted amongst the oldest vantage points in Mahabaleshwar. The point has an open space, ...

  • Carnac Point

    Carnac Point

    Carnac Point, a beautiful mountain peak, is one of the famed tourist attractions of Mahabaleshwar. It is named after Sir James Rivett Carnac, Governor of the Bombay Presidency, from 1839 to 1842, under the British Raj. He was mesmerised by the scenic beauty of Mahabaleshwar; hence, as a tribute to ...

  • On Wheelz

    On Wheelz

    "People looking for endless fun, entertainment and adventure can head to On Wheelz – a popular amusement park in Mahabaleshwar. Replete with hair-raising rides and fun-filled games, this park is an excellent place to enjoy a weekend with family and friends. Tsunami, Zyclone and Octopus are some of the park's ...

    Theme Park For Kids
  • Velocity Entertainmentz

    Velocity Entertainmentz

    "Set amidst picturesque surroundings in 10-acre land, Velocity Entertainmentz is an exciting amusement park. A venture of Dorab Dubash (an automobile engineer by profession), this park is a must-visit for every leisure traveller in Mahabaleshwar. Gaming options available here are many- ranging from several outdoor game facilities to exciting indoor ...

    Theme Park For Kids
  • Mapro Gardens

    Mapro Gardens

    "Mapro Gardens is a popular attraction, located en route to Panchgani from Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra. The garden is famed for its rich strawberry produce that greatly contributes to Mahabaleshwar's popularity. To encourage its production in the region, the park also hosts an annual Strawberry Festival. The main feature of this ...