Mahabaleshwar, the largest hill station in Maharashtra, is located in Western Ghats at an altitude of around 1353 m. Covered with green terrains and dotted with tall trees, it is a paradise for nature lovers. Every year, the hill station is visited by a number of vacationers to enjoy its serene ambience and soak up beautiful vistas. Kate’s Point is very popular among tourists for its two reservoirs, namely Dhom and Balakwadi. Close to this attraction is the Needle Hole Point which gets its name due to a hole between the natural rock formation. Some other Mahabaleshwar tourist places are Wilson point, Raj Bhavan and Babington House.
Apart from the above mentioned places, tourists can also explore the Venna Lake that is environed by trees on all sides. Being here, they can enjoy boating or visit the city market which is just 2 km away. Besides being a popular holiday destination, Mahabaleshwar is a significant pilgrimage site. Tourists from all over India plan a trip to Mahabaleshwar especially to offer their prayers at the Mahabaleshwar temple whose presiding deity is Lord Shiva. The temple is bordered by a 5 ft high wall and is divided into inner and outer rooms.
Whether it is holidaying or paying obeisance at the shrine, Mahabaleshwar tour will surely refresh mind, body and soul of tourists. Since Mahabaleshwar is well-connected by roadways, tourists can easily reach this majestic hill station. The weather here is soothing throughout the season; therefore, tourists can pay a visit to Mahabaleshwar anytime of the year.