Mahabaleshwar is home to some extremely charming waterfalls. The Lingmala Falls atop the Venna Valley is extremely picturesque as the water cascades down almost 600 ft.
An extremely picturesque fall, the water cascades from into a deep valley before meeting the Koyna River.
Another scenic picnic spot, the falls are accessible through the Tiger Path Road or from Babington Point by Carviali Road.
A wonderful spot to enjoy spectacular sunrise and sunset views, three observation towers provide splendid views of the valleys around.
A picturesque point in the hills, it is known for the echo it provides.
The most happening spot in Mahabaleshwar, the lake is set amidst trees surrounding it. Take a boat ride on the lake or hire a horse for riding along the path.
Also known as the Queen of all Points, it is the best place to get impressive views of the Jor Valley. The spot also provides enchanting views of the valleys and is a great place to spend time.
Holy Cross Church
Although not very well-maintained, this Roman Catholic Church is worth a visit for its striking stained-glass windows.
This Fort is a must-visit to get a glimpse of the valor and courage of the Marathas. It was here that the mighty general of Bijapur, Afzal Khan was killed by Shivaji. The fort offers amazing views of the town lying below.
A unique temple with five stone conduits, it is believed to be fed by waters flowing from five holy rivers Krishna, Venna, Koyna, Savitri and Gayatri. These streams of water further join into the cow-face spout. The River Ganga is also believed to flow here once every 12 years.
Old Mahabaleshwar Temple
The town is said to derive its name from Lord Mahabali or Shiva, who is shown here as a self-made lingam in the shape of a rudraksha seed. It is also believed that a spring flows below the shivling.
This is the best place in Mahabaleshwar to try out a wide range of strawberry shakes, fruit salads and ice creams. You can also purchase fresh fruit squashes, lemonades and fruit juices to carry home.