Hill Station


1438 m

STD Code


Best Season

Oct - June




Marathi, Hindi & English


Mahabaleshwar Travel Guide

Mahabaleshwar has always been cherished for its abundant beauty and with a huge list of tourist spots found here, we often tend to get confused.

When you are planning a small trip to this vacation spot then do not forget to add these 4 places to add to your bucket list that you should visit at any cost. Try out the famous strawberries of Mahabaleshwar and visit the glorious regions found here.

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best tourists places in Mahabaleshwar

  • The Dhobi Falls
  • The Elephant's Head Point
  • The Venna Lake
  • The Arthur's Seat

The Dhobi Falls

The amazing waterfalls is very famous in the hill station and is highly visited during the monsoon season. There are a group of falls found here and is filled with greenery surrounding it. The rocky region with the heavy gush of stream falling here is totally majestic to look at. The fall streams down the Koyna river are more amazing when you take dip in its clean water. The place is also very famous among trekkers as you need to trek for a bit before reaching the waterfalls.

The Elephant's Head Point

The viewpoint is been serving one of the most delightful sights found in the region. The picturesque viewpoint serves the best stunning views of the surrounding hills and valleys and is surrounded with Sahyadri ranges. As it highly resembles the head and trunk of an elephant it is called Elephant’s Head Point. The place also looks like a needlepoint and this is also known as the Needle point. It gets completely filled with lush greenery during the monsoon and you would love the hike to the point for sure. Enjoy the refreshing atmosphere while sightseeing.

The Venna Lake

The astounding lake is a manmade lake which is made to perfect with the scenic views found here. The lake was constructed by Shri Appasaheb Maharaj, a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. It was constructed in 1942. You can enjoy boating here as there are row boating and paddle boating available here. Also, children love this place as there are horse riding facilities available here too There are many food stalls surrounding the lake. You can enjoy the local snacks and some fresh fruits and veggies selling here too. Also, it serves as a great picnic spot.

The Arthur's Seat

It is a combination of 6 viewpoints al together including the Arthur's Seat Point, Tiger Sprint Point, Hunter Point, Echo Point, Window Point and Malcolm Point. Being very popular, the viewpoint is famous for offering the mesmerising views of all the pints together. You can also get a clear view of Brahma-Arayana and the Savitri river. After Arthur Malet’s daughter and wife drowned in the river, the point was named as Arthur’s Seat. He used to sit her and look at the river. You would have to trek to the pint to enjoy the amazing view from here.