On this private tour you will visit Mahabaleshwar a hill station in India's forested Western Ghats range, south of Mumbai. It features several elevated viewing points, such as Arthur’s Seat. West of here is centuries-old Pratapgad Fort, perched atop a mountain spur. East, Lingmala Waterfall tumbles off a sheer cliff. Colorful boats dot Venna Lake, while 5 rivers meet at Panch Ganga Temple to the north. Private transport from mumbai will remain on disposal at your services during the trip.
Mumbai - Mahabaleshwar (250kms/ 5hrs approx)Pick up from your Mumbai hotel or airport and drive to Mahabaleshwar check in at hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax and explore the surrounding with your driver. Overnight at hotel.
Location: Satara, Mahabaleshwar, Raigad
MahabaleshwarBreakfast at hotel, sightseeing in Mahabaleshwar visit-
Pratapgad literally 'Valour Fort' - a large fort divided into the lower fort and upper fort. The upper fort was built upon the crest of the hill. It is roughly square, 180m long on each side. It has several permanent buildings, including a temple to the god Mahadev. It is located at the northwest of the fort, and is surrounded by sheer cliffs with drops of up to 250m. The lower fort is around 320m long and 110m wide. It is located at the southeast of the fort, and is defended by towers and bastions ten to twelve metres high.Venna Lake - surrounded by trees on all sides, one can enjoy a boat ride over the lake. A number of small eateries line the banks of the lake. Lord Mahabaleshwar Temple – A Beautiful Shrine situated in old city, is a very old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It was built by the Chanda Rao More dynasty in the 16th century. The sanctum is a huge draw to people due to its huge and divine Shivalinga and the holy pond. Rajapuri Caves – A Popular Historical Site situated about 10 km from the town, the four Rajapuri Caves are surrounded by large kunds. In one of the caves, there is a Lord Karthikeya temple, and a Goddess Ghatjal Devi temple in another. The remaining three caves are linked by underground tunnels, believed to have served as shelter for Pandavas during their exile. It is one of the wonderful things to see in Mahabaleshwar.Lingamala falls - one of the most beautiful tourist places, a nature lover’s delight. You have to walk through the forest and follow a trudged trail to reach it. Elephant’s Head point- as the name suggest, is a piece of mountain which uncannily resembles the shape of an elephant’s head. It is also popular as the needle point. Quite a popular place to visit in Mahabaleshwar, it’s an ideal spot for picnic in fresh air, with abundant sun and scenic beauty surrounding the hill-top. It is a cool and calm place with amazing views from the top. Chinaman’s Falls – Dramatic Waterfall famous among photographers and picnic lovers. The fall gets its name from a Chinese prisoner who was held captive in the vicinity. The beauty of the falls dropping from an impressive height is daunting. It is also an interesting spot for birdwatching.
Rest time free and easy to relax. Overnight at hotel.
Mahabaleshwar - Mumbai (250kms/ 5hrs approx)Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Mumbai and drop off to your hotel or airport.
Deluxe air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur as per tour program.
Bottled drinking water in car .
Private airport transfer with assistance of office executive.
Monuments entrances of sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary.
2 Night accommodation in selected category hotels or similar.
English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide).
What's Not Included
Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
Camera charges at monuments
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Main Meals, Lunch or dinner unless mentioned
Any air fare
Book with flexibility
Book with Confidence
Agora Voyages requires a deposit of
to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 15 days before departure..
All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.