If there’s a destination that you look around for an ideal soothing weekend just close to the super buzzing metro cities of Maharashtra, India; Mahabaleshwar is the perfect pick for you. Placed in a tranquil location on the Western Ghats which is an UNESCO world heritage site, Mahabaleshwar is the largest hill station of Maharashtra and a tourist’s favorite getaway since ages. The colonial settlement of British officers for summer and the alluring natural beauty blend in perfectly to make this strawberry-short-cake a one-for-all vacation spot.
Essential travel information and Mahabaleshwar tips for your visit
- If you are visiting during the peak season, make sure you book your hotels and guides well before hand.
- If you are visiting in the rainy season, raincoats are a must to carry.
- The guides and taxi drivers may overcharge you noticing that you are a tourist, so always bargain.
- Bargaining while shopping in the market is recommended.