Planning to enjoy the weekend? Searching for last minute hotels to have an adventurous weekend with your friends and family? Checked all the last-minute hotel booking website in India? Trying to find the best hotel deals around Mumbai? Mahabaleshwar is the place where you can explore this hill station having some adventure throughout the stay. It is also the place where you can find the best same-day hotel deals, best last-minute rooms, Huge discount on last-minute hotels and at best hotel prices.
Mahabaleshwar is a popular hill station near Mumbai which is around 230 kms away. It is a well-known Taluka of the scenic district of Satara. Mahabaleshwar is the most frequented tourist destination. One must make arrangements of the stay well in advance. If not, there are numerous hotels which provide best hotel deals at the best price. Of Late Mahabaleshwar has started pulling adventure enthusiasts throughout the country and the Globe.
Following are some of the best Adventure Activities in Mahabaleshwar:
Trek to Pratapgad
The Great Maratha Warrior Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj built this fort in the 16th century. It is just 24 kms away from Mahabaleshwar. This is the very place where Shivaji Maratha got better of Afzal Khan.
The fort is in good condition and many tourists pay a visit to this historic place. There are around 450 well-constructed steps to reach the highest point of the fort. Major Attractions on this fort are tomb of Afzal Khan, Statue of Shivaji Maharaj, the Watch Towers and the bastions at the fort.
Paragliding at Panchgani
Enjoy the thrilling experience of flying like a free bird in the sky. Panchgani is considered as one of the best destinations for conducting Paragliding activities. The Favourable Wind, the Adequate Height and Beautiful Mountain range makes Panchgani as the most favoured destination for Paragliding. One can enjoy Solo Paragliding or can have the fun riding with the Pilot which is Tandem Paragliding (best suited for beginners).
Visit to Lingmala Waterfall
Experience the serenity of the Waterfall. A ride of around 6 km from Mahabaleshwar on the route of Panchgani will take you to Lingamala Waterfalls. It is one of the major attractions of Mahabaleshwar. One must take note of the entry fees and timings before visiting this Waterfall.
Paddle Boating & Jet – Ski Ride
Have fun in peddling the boat or ride a Jet-Ski in the Shiv Sagar lake. The quietness of being in the middle of lake on a boat or the excitement of riding Jet-Ski is like offering two paradoxes at the same location.
ATV Bike Rides
Cherish the fun of riding an ATV Bike ride at Velocity Entertainment. It is 13 km away from Mahabaleshwar on route to Panchgani. This 900 cc All-Terrain-Vehicle will rush your veins with adrenaline like never before.
Outdoor Camping Experience
The Adventure is not complete if you are not camping. There are many camping sites at and around Mahabaleshwar. Staying outdoor makes you feel fresh and rejuvenating as you blend with nature. There are also Luxury campsite providing almost all the facilities as the Hotels.
How to Reach:
By Road: State Transport runs daily bus service to Mahabaleshwar. Mahabaleshwar is also accessible from NH 17 and NH 4. The road of NH 4 is much more convenient compared to the former. If you are travelling through your own vehicle, it will take around 3 hours from Mumbai via NH 4.
By Train: Nearest Railway Station is Satara. State Transport runs bus service every half an hour from Satara Bus Depot.
By Air: Nearest Airport is Pune. From Pune, you can either take a cab/ bus to reach Mahabaleshwar.