Panchgani is a hill station southeast of Mumbai in India’s Maharashtra state. It’s known for the Table Land, a huge volcanic plateau. Lookouts like Sydney Point and Parsi Point offer views of Dhom Dam lake and Kamalgad Fort, used as a prison by the British in the early 19th century. To the southeast, the Rajpuri Caves are surrounded by sacred ponds and contain a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Lord Kartikeya.
Panchgani is located in the Satara District in Maharashtra, Panchgani is a popular hill station and tourist destination. The town got its name, ‘Panchgani’, as it comprises of five villages situated in the middle of five hills in the Sahyadri mountain ranges. Panchgani is often referred to as the ‘Mecca of Maharashtra’.
This Weekend Thrill’s 2 Nights 3 Days Panchgani weekend tour aims to provide an unforgettable trip for you that will take you far away from hustle and bustle of Mumbai city. It includes some popular tourist spots of Panchgani such as Rajpuri Caves, Kamalgad Fort, Hunter Point, Sydney Point and Dhoom Dam. So, pack your pack for your another weekend outing with your loved ones.
Day 01: Mumbai – Panchgani (260 Kms)
Have a drive to Panchgani from concerned pickup point. On arrival check-in at hotel. Reach over there before evening. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02: Panchgani Full Day Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast go for a sightseeing trip of Panchgani visiting
Rajpuri Caves – Owing to the belief that the holy Ganges also flows into these kunds, devotees have a bath in these water bodies to cure all kinds of diseases and evils.
Kamalgad Fort – Kamalgad Fort is located at an altitude of 4,522 ft just in front of Kenjalgad. Owing to its elevation, the fort offers an aerial view of the Dhom backwaters, dense woods and the lush green vegetation below.
Hunter Point – Hunter Point, located a kilometre west of Connaught Peak, rises 1,290 m above sea level. From the viewpoint, visitors can enjoy beautiful views of the Koyna Valley and the surrounding Sahyadri mountain ranges. Hunter Point can be reached via Old Mahabaleshwar Road.
Sydney Point – Sydney Point is renowned for offering beautiful views of the Krishna Valley, Kamalgad Fort, Dhoom Dam, and the city of Wai. This tiny hillock overlooking the lush green Krishna Valley was named after Sir Sidney Beckwarth, who was Commander in Chief and senior member of the council. Sir Sidney Beckwarth temporarily succeeded Sir John Malcolm as the Governor of Bombay in 1830. The hillock also offers beautiful views of the hill ranges of Pandavgad and Mandhardeo.
Dhoom Dam – It is the most beautiful boating spot that is located at a distance of 21 km from the town. For enjoying water activities, tourists can hire scooter boats and speed boats from near the dam. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Panchgani – Mumbai
Enjoy early morning breakfast and then have a drive back to Mumbai.
Note: Package not valid during Festivals and long weekend.
5% GST applicable on given price.