The Beauty of Mahabaleshwar
Mahabaleshwar is a popular destination not only for the adventure and thrill seekers but also for couples looking forward to spend some quality time with just each other. In addition to this, Mahableshwar is also an important pilgrimage site for Hindus, owing to the Mahabaleshwar temple that lays in the mountains there.
Several tourists coming to this place also ensure to take a trip through the grassy landscapes of Panchgani. After the construction of a new highway, Mahabaleshwar is only a five-hour drive from Mumbai. The mountains in this place are especially known for the honey and strawberries produced which are found only in the areas near this amazing hill station. Here one can visit strawberries farms to taste the real flavors of the fruits. It is said that the climate of Mahabaleshwar is ideal for strawberries and Malburries.
In order to reach Mahabaleshwar, one can simply take a tourist bus form Mumbai, which will take approximately 6 hours to reach. The ride costs about Rs.200 to 350 considering where you start from; e.g. Dadar (Mumbai). Once you are there, you can chose from the 25 brilliant spots that are located in places giving you one of the best views of the nearby mountains.
No matter what you plan on doing, ensure that you visit the following places and enjoy the amazing views they offer.
- Arthur's Seat
- Marjorie Point
- Bombay Point (Sunset Point)
- Elephant's head Point
- Lingamala Falls
There are several amazing resorts in Mahabaleshwar for you to pick up. No matter which one you pick make sure that it is close to the Mapro Farm located in Mahabaleshwar
This farm is a must visit considering the wide range of strawberry shakes, fruit salads and ice creams it offers. You can buy squashes, lemonades, fresh fruit juices that are prepared at the Mapro Farm. There are sign posts everywhere along the route and it won't be difficult to spot the farm.