Travel September 03, 2019
Maharashtra is one of the most beautiful destinations in India. When we hear this name, we instantly start to think about the hustle of busy cities like Mumbai, Pune or Thane. However, the state has another reason too for which it is famous. It is the beautiful hill stations of Maharashtra that define the beauty & diversity of this scenic place. Let’s talk about some of the best hill stations that you can visit in Maharashtra this winter season.
This picturesque hill station is situated nearly 65 km from Pune. Lonavala doesn’t have much height, but is still loved by tourists & the local people. The situation of this place on the convergence of Deccan plateau & the Konkan coast makes it unique. The misty mountains, shimmery waterfalls, caves make Lonavala an exciting picnic spot for couples, friends & family. The hill station is situated at an altitude of 622m & stretches over an area of 38 Km sq.
Mahabaleshwar is one of the jewels of Maharashtra. It is perched at a height of around 1400 meters above sea level. This place is known for its tranquility of nature. The mind-blowing aroma of flowers, plantations & greenery instantly soothes your mind & soul. Strawberries here will make your mouth water & you’ll lose yourself in the fruity aroma.
This place is one of those which are unspoiled by people. One of the less explored places, Matheran is an absolute natural beauty. Here, you will get an insight to the historical lifestyle of people. You will hardly notice any vehicles here & this makes Matheran one of the most unpolluted destinations with the gift of natural beauty. It is located about 95 km from Mumbai & is situated at an altitude of 800 meters above sea level.
Panchgani is another scenic destination situated around 18 km away from Mahabaleshwar. The meaning of Panchgani is “The Land of Five Hills.” The ambiance of this place is relaxing & will make your mind & body forget all the hassles of everyday life. If you’re on a trail of Maharashtra, then you should definitely visit Panchgani once. Table Land, Parsi Point, Devil’s Kitchen, Sydney Point, Dhom Dam, and Rajpuri Caves will leave you spellbound.
If you’re a peace seeker, then Jawhar is definitely the place for you. Hill stations are known for serene experience & this place is no different. Assorted range of flora & fauna will send you in a tranquil relaxation in the lap of nature. Fascinating waterfalls & ponds with splendid greenery is the beauty of Jawhar. It is a must visit place with your family or friends.
Here was our list of best Maharashtrian hill stations. You can visit these places by booking a tour package with Footloose Holidays. We will ensure that your trip is made memorable for lifetime.