Situated 4,200 feet above sea level, Hotel Mount View is a heritage structure set on 2 acres of landscaped greenery that overlooks the Krishna River Valley. Spacious rooms reminiscent of the British Raj and an ideal location make this hotel the ideal place from which to explore the charms of Panchgani.
Summer- Min 22°C, Max 30°C
Winter- Min 8°C, Max 28°C
Best time to visit: September-May
By Air: Pune Airport (115 km, 2 3/4 hrs)
By Rail: Wathar Railway Station (51 km, 1 1/4 hrs)
By Road: Pune (104 km, 2 1/2 hrs)
THINGS TO DO
Parsi Point– This is the first point in the climb and is surrounded by stunning views of the mountains and the dam below. The food at the Rain forest is said to be scrumptious!
Mapro Garden– This garden park located in Panchgani is renowned for its strawberry produce. This stunning park is a foodie’s dream – its chocolate factory and restaurant are sure to amaze your taste buds.
Devil’s Kitchen – Situated at the south of Asia’s second longest mountain plateau, the table land, the Devil’s Kitchen is one of the most spacious caves with stories of Mahabhrata associated with it.
Sydney Point – Situated on a hillock facing the Krishna Valley, from here, one can see the glittering waters of the Dhom Dam, Pandavgad and Mandhardeo.
Pratapgad Fort – Pratapgad Fort is a mountain fort built by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Situated at a distance of 24 kms from the hill station of Mahabaleshwar, the fort provides a panoramic view of coastal Konkan. The Bhavani Temple and Afzal Khan’s tomb near the fort are other places of interest.
Arthur’s Seat – Arthur’s Seat is a popular tourist destination, which is located 12 kms away from Mahabaleshwar. Approaching the destination on foot, tourist can come across Tiger’s spring, which is the source of the Savitri River. Window Point is the first point, situated below Arthur’s Seat.
Lingmala Waterfalls – Located near Mahabaleshwar, the water here falls from a height of approximately 600 feet, with the stream eventually cascading into the Venna Lake.
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