Mahabaleshwar - the Queen of hills.

Located about 120 km southwest of Pune and 285 km from Mumbai, Mahabaleshwar is a vast plateau, bound by valleys on all sides. At 4710, Wilson Point or the sunrise point is the highest point in central India. Like gems studded in a crown Mahabaleshwar has Tapola - a haven for watersports enthusiasts at a distance of just 25 Kms and Pratapgad Fort the 17th century fort approximately 30 Kms from Mahabaleshwar.

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Strawberries in Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is famous for the strawberries and nuts and the famous Mahabaleshwar 'chana'! Stroll through the Mahabaleshwar market, though slightly crowded you could find bargain footwear here. Visit Mapros if you want to see a strawberry farm in Mahabaleshwar from close quarters.

Distance from Major cities

Pune to Mahabaleshwar 140

Mumbai to M'shwar110

Kolhapur to M'shwar370

Nagpur to M'shwar900

B'lore to M'shwar620

Ahm'bad to M'shwar1000


Famous for Shivaji's legendary battle against Afzhal Khan in 1656, Pratapgad fort is under 30 Kms from Mahabaleshwar. One can drive right up to the base of the fort. The stairway up takes you to the upper fort of Pratapgad and affords some beautiful views of the valley. handicraft centre and metal craft exhibition worth a visit.

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