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About Connaught Peak

Second highest peak of Mahabaleshwar, Connaught peak was initially known as Mount Olympia. Later the peak was renamed as Connaught Peak after the Duke of Connaught visited this spot. This scenic spot is located at the height of 1400m, offering spectacular views of the valleys and vistas below. The place is mostly visited at the time of sunrise and sunset. The spot also provides breathtaking view of the magnificent Pratapgad Fort, Venna Lake, the Krishna Valley, Kamalgadh, Rajgarh and Ajinkyatara. The place is quite popular with the trekkers and the riders.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1.5 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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Venna Lake

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Falkland Point

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Little Italy

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Imperial Store

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Mapro Garden

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Trek to Arthur's Seat

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Trek to Connaught Peak

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Visit Elephant's Head Point

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The Tarang Bar

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The Electrique Mist

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