Mahabaleshwar means ‘God of Great Power’ in Sanskrit. Indeed, the place is great and bountiful, rewarding the visitor with a mix of old-world charm, natural beauty and modernity.
Mahabaleshwar is also known as the “Queen of all Hill Stations”. Located at a height of of 1,372m in the heart of Sahyadri Hills in Satara District, this stunning hill station got its named derive from three Sanskrit words, Maha (great), Bal (power) and Ishwar (God). Some of the popular hot spots of Mahabaleshwar include Wilson Point, Lingmala Waterfalls, Panchaganga Temple, Venna Lake, Arthur’s Seat and the Old Mahabaleshwar Temple.
This Weekend Thrill’s Mahabaleshwar tour aims to provide you an opportunity to refresh yourself and spend some quality time without any hassle or worry. So, grab the opportunity and give yourself a mountain retreat during these upcoming holidays.
Day 01: Mumbai – Mahabaleshwar (300 kms)
Meet on arrival at Mumbai Airport / Railway station and drive to Mahableshwar. On arrival check-in at hotel. Evening free for your own activity. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Mahabaleshwar Full day city tour
Have a wonderful full day city tour of Mahabaleshwar covering few but fabulous view points.
Wilson Point – A wonderful spot to enjoy spectacular sunrise and sunset views, three observation towers provide splendid views of the valleys around.
Panchaganga Temple – A unique temple with five stone conduits, it is believed to be fed by waters flowing from five holy rivers Krishna, Venna, Koyna, Savitri and Gayatri. These streams of water further join into the cow-face spout. The River Ganga is also believed to flow here once every 12 years.
Lingmala Waterfalls – Mahabaleshwar is home to some extremely charming waterfalls. The Lingmala Falls atop the Venna Valley is extremely picturesque as the water cascades down almost 600 ft.
Arthur’s Seat – Also known as the Queen of all Points, it is the best place to get impressive views of the Jor Valley. The spot also provides enchanting views of the valleys and is a great place to spend time.
Venna Lake – The most happening spot in Mahabaleshwar, the lake is set amidst trees surrounding it. Take a boat ride on the lake or hire a horse for riding along the path. Evening free for shopping or your leisure activity. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Old Mahabaleshwar Temple – The town is said to derive its name from Lord Mahabali or Shiva, who is shown here as a self-made lingam in the shape of a rudraksha seed. It is also believed that a spring flows below the shivling.
Note: Package not valid during Festivals and long weekend.
5% GST applicable on given price.