DistancesMumbai to Mahabaleshwar via Mahad is 220 km Mumbai to Pune is 180 km & further Pune to Mahabaleshwar is 120 km. Panchgani to Mahabaleshwar is 20 km.

AreaVast green plateau of about 150 sq. km.

Height4500 feet above sea level.

ClimateNever too hot because of the heights. Never too cold because of the nearness to the Arabian sea. Duration of higher temperature is short.

The weather of Mahabaleshwar is healthy & contains an ideal of 20% oxygen which is often augmented in the foggy weather of late summers & early monsoon when the plateau is covered by thick mist. The water contains a meager percentage of iron which helps to increase hemoglobin in the blood.

SeasonsSummer, Diwali & Christmas

Novelties of Mahabaleshwar

An evergreen vast plateau with long beautiful roads, horse rides & footpaths along the forest. Honey & chikki, channas, waling sticks. Fruits like strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries & mulberries. Vegetables like red potatoes, french beans, beets, salad, carrots, radishes. Boating in Venna lake.

SIGHTSEEING OF VARIOUS POINTS AS UNDER

Wilson Point

Also called as Sunrise point. The highest point. 4710 ft above sea level. It is a vast plateau. There are three masonary round platforms to see the sunrise. You are advised to see the sunrise from platform no:2. You can see sunset also from this point.

Arthur's Seat

Queen of all points. Some compare the stratification of rocks on the southern side to the world famous stratification of rocks of the Grand Canyon of Colorado.

Bombay Point

It shows the Sahyadri range koyana valley & pratap garh.It is called Sunset Point since the expansive view of the sunset is one of the most beautiful sights in Mahabaleshwar. It got its name since it was on the old road to Bombay.Lovers point is left to Bombay Point.

Lodwick Point & Boars Head

Protruding towards Pratapgardh from Mahabaleshwar plateau you will see the surrounding scenery with awe.

Polo Ground

Polo Ground is a place near a famous tourist attraction Bombay Point. You can reach the place by passing through a forest along Tiger Path. The place will be your cup of tea if you are open to long walks.

Table land

Largest in Asia. A small plane can land here.