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Mahabaleshwar



  • Mahabaleshwar offers a clean and calm and a thoroughly refreshing center of various activities , such as nature trails, adventuring, boating, horse riding, trekking to historical forts and places, exploring the forest, caves and centres of pilgrimage, enjoying the serene rivers and waterfalls and most interestingly the region also shelters ethnic tribal communities harnessing the wonderful tradition and living with nature and of most importance there are plenty good hotels, bungalows and health resorts in Mahabaleshwar.
  • Today, Mahabaleshwar is a popular holiday resort and honeymoon spot, and an important pilgrimage site for Hindus. It is the site of Mahabaleshwar Temple. Many tourists visit nearby Panchgani. After the construction of a new highway, it is only a five-hour drive from Mumbai. Mahabaleshwar is also known for the honey and strawberries produced here. One can visit strawberry farms to enjoy the real flavour of the fruit. It is said that the climate of Mahabaleshwar is ideal for Strawberries and Mulberries. One can also get a taste of "Strawberries with Cream" (season: Jan -Feb) or "Mulberries with Cream" (season: April–May).
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  • The Venna Lake is one of the major tourist attractions of Mahabaleshwar. The lake is surrounded by trees on all sides. A late winter evening boat ride through the slight fog is well appreciated. Tourists can enjoy a boat ride over the lake or a horse ride next to the lake. A number of small eateries line the banks of the lake. The Mahabaleshwar city market and the S.T. bus stand is about 2KM from the lake and makes for a nice walk during the day. Most tour operators include the Venna Lake in their tours. Most buses, private vehicles will stop at the Venna Lake on their way to Mahabaleshwar on request.
  • Mahabaleshwar has long motor able roads to its sights and points. You could even hire a pony for the bridle paths, instead of a vehicle.

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