Tapola is a satellite village of Mahabaleshwar about 25 Kms down the valley. A rustic hamlet famed as the 'Mini Kashmir' Tapola is an ideal destination for a back to nature experience.
The primary attraction in Tapola is the Shivsagar Lake - 90 km long water body in fact the reservoir of the Koyna dam. Vasota fort is also a secluded place for hiking and trekking. Tapola is the base camp for one of the most exhilarating treks that one can go for in Maharashtra.
If you are a water sports enthusiast Tapola is the place to head to. Be it boating, water scooter rides, kayaking or swimming Tapola will certainly not make you feel confined.
- Boating, water scooter rides and kayaking may apply different charges.
- Hiking or trekking requires permission from the local forest officer.
- Admission to the village is for free.
- Use of other facilities may be paid.
- Local bus,
- Rented taxi or private car
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65.35% of people who visit Mahabaleshwar include Tapola in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
44.12% of people start their Tapola visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Tapola
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tapola