Maharashtra has an extensive mountain range parallel to its 750 km long coastline. This range is geographically the Sahyadris or part of the Western Ghats which is the crest with the western assumption. Deccan plateau which separates it from the Konkan belt of the coast. 

Panchgani

Panchgani

Panchgani

Panchgani is a municipal council and a hill station in the Satara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Many tourists come here throughout the year. It is also famous for its many well-known residential educational institutions. From Pune, it’s about 102 kilometers and  250 kilometers from Mumbai. It was developed as a summer resort by the British during the British Raj in the 1860s under the supervision of Lord John Chesson. 

Chikhaldara

Chikhaldara is a municipal council and a hill station located in the Amravati district. As shown in the epic of the Mahabharata,  this is the place where the villainous Keechaka was killed by Bhima in the Herculean pharaoh and then threw him into the valley. It thus became known as Keechakadara. It is found in abundance in wildlife, such as Tiger, leopards, sloth, bears, bears, wild boars, and rare wild dogs. Nearby is the famous Melghat Tiger Project which has 82 tigers.

Bhandardara

Bhandardara

Bhandardara

On the Western Ghats of India, Bhandardara is a holiday resort village near Igatpuri, Maharashtra. The village is located at a distance of about 155 km from Ahmednagar and 185 km from Mumbai in Akole tehsil of Ahmednagar district. Bhandardara, located on the banks of the river Pravara, there are many tourist attractions such as Wilson dam, waterfall, natural environment, mountains, and Randha falls. Bhandardara has Kalsubai, the highest peak of 5,400 feet in Maharashtra. 

Matheran

Matheran

Matheran

Matheran is a municipal council and a hill station in Karjat tehsil. Matheran is part of the Metropolitan Region of Mumbai. Matheran is the smallest hill station in India located at an altitude of about 800 m above sea level in the Western Ghats range. It is approximately 120 km away from Pune and  90 km from Mumbai. The proximity of Matheran to many metropolitan cities makes it a weekend getaway for urban dwellers. It is the only automobile free hill station in Asia.

Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar

It is a small town and a municipal council located in the Satara district of the state of Maharashtra. It is a pilgrimage site for Hindus as it is the source of the river Krishna. during the British Raj, it served as the summer capital of Bombay Presidency. and The British colonial rulers developed the town as a hill station.

strawberry

The climate of the region is conducive for strawberry cultivation, with Mahabaleshwar strawberries contributing 85% to the total strawberry production in the country. In 2010, It received a geographical indication tag. There are many interesting places to visit such as Krishnabai temple, Arthur point, Old Mahabaleshwar, 3 Monkey Point, Pratapgad, Venna Lake, Wilson Point, and Lingmala Waterfall.

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