Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Mahabaleshwar, the best destination for beating the summer heat


Mahabaleshwar

 Mahabaleshwar, many a times is referred to as the Kashmir of Maharashtra. A charming hill station nearby from Mumbai and Pune. You have already mentioned places. Again you start the next sentence with places to visit. This is bad writing. Either club the two sentences or space them out. there are so many places to visit in Mahabaleshwar that you will have to plan a stay of at least a week to fully explore the beauty of this place and enjoy many unique entertainment activities in this abode of nature. Visit Mahabaleshwar to indulge in the gravity of the magnanimous mountains, lush green valleys, awe-inspiring climate and above all an exclusive shopping experience.

Fresh Red and Delicious Strawberry

Sightseeing spots are tucked in different locations but with a robust network of roads are convenient to reach. If you are having your own vehicle then you can enjoy the rustic beauty at your own convenience, otherwise you can hire a taxi by pre-negotiating the fare. There are around fifteen points in all offering an extravagance of beautiful landscapes. Some of the most popular points in Mahabaleshwar can be listed as Wilson Point, Lodwick Point, Arthur’s Seat, Elphinstone Point, Hunter Point and Connaught Peak. Some of the exclusive lakes like Venna and Tapola add to the beauty of the place where you can enjoy a stupendous boat ride on serene waters. 
 
Lodwick Point, Mahableshwar

This hill station is awesome throughout the year but summer is a really good season to visit Mahabaleshwar, since this is the time when the plains are boiling under the summer heat making the city dwellers want to rush to this nearby heaven in the Western Ghats.

Mount Malcolm, a Popular Spot in Mahabaleshwar


Once a summer capital of the Bombay Presidency province during the colonial era, Mahabaleshwar has now become one of the most popular hill stations in the Indian state, Maharashtra. It is situated at an altitude of 1,372 metres in the Western Ghats and offers a pleasant climate to visitors from distant places. One can find many tourist attractions in Mahabaleshwar and its surrounding areas, but Mount Malcolm has a special significance in the history of this region. It has been named after a British General known as Sir John Malcolm. He was the Governor of Bombay in the year 1827, and was generally successful during his tenure.

Mount Malcolm, Mahabaleshwar
Mount Malcolm is among the earliest edifices found in Mahabaleshwar region and was constructed in the year 1829. It is one of the popular Mahabaleshwar tourist spots visited by many tourists even today. An excellent craftsmanship and architectural beauty is reflected in this wonderful historical structure. Much of its old charm has been lost over the years, but it never fails to attract the attention of visitors with a style that is unique. Tourists can reach Mount Malcolm with the help of an auto-rickshaw or taxi. There are many hotels and resorts located close to this interesting spot.

Over the years many hotels and resorts have come up in Mahabaleshwar that provide quality accommodations to tourists visiting the hill stations from different parts of the world. The resorts in Mahabaleshwar offer rooms and suites that are well-furnished and have all the modern facilities in them. Among the facilities provided in these resorts comfortable air-conditioning, tea-coffee maker, LCD television and intercom are most noteworthy. Some resorts also have additional amenities such as swimming pool, kids' play area and indoor games. In-house multi-cuisine restaurants in them serve some of the most delicious cuisines that include local varieties as well as popular international dishes.