Panchgani-Mahabaleshwar – queen of hill stations
Panchgani is a popular weekend gateway for the people living in Pune and Mumbai. It is another renowned hill station in the Satara district along with Mahabaleshwar. Panchgani is just 19 km away from Mahabaleshwar, and thus, people visiting Mahabaleshwar can visit Panchgani as well. These two places are ideal weekend gateway spots for people living in Mumbai and Pune region. These are also popular for people living nearby towns and cities. The beautiful natural surroundings and tranquility of these places will surely take your mind away. The magnificent streams, springs and waterfalls offer the perfect holiday gateway to the visitors. The historical background and natural beauty will definitely make your visit worth remembering.
So, pack your bags to visit famous tourist spots of Panchgani and Mahabaleshwar.
Best places to visit in Panchgani-mahabaleshwar
Venna Lake is one of the most popular tourist places in Mahabaleshwar which is around 2 km away from ST bus stand. The lake is around 2.5 kilometers long and surrounded by beautiful trees from all sides. People coming to this place enjoy various activities like fishing, horse riding, boating, etc.
The Krishna temple is another popular tourist spot in Mahabaleshwar which is of religious importance. The place where this temple is situated is known as Panchganga that denotes confluence of five rivers.
Created by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the year 1956, this Pratapgarh Fort is located 24 km away west of Mahabaleshwar. This fort encompasses two other ancient forts namely the upper fort and the lower fort. Within the fort, tourists can visit Mahadev Temple, Bhavani temple, maze chambers and much more.