Famous Picnic Spots near Pune Mahableshwar
Pune is fortunate to have a strategic location. This beautiful city is excellently placed between the Western Ghats on the south-west and the Sahyadri mountain ranges on the north. We therefore, have plenty of ideal picnic spots near Pune and weekend gateways. A little amount of travelling takes you to the best picnic spots and historical places around Pune.
Prominent amongst them is the most picturesque hill station, Mahableshwar. Tourists seeking to enjoy a weekend destination, can reach Mahableshwar in about 2.5 hrs. by road. Mahableshwar is most famous picnic spot near Pune and most visited hill-station in Maharashtra. The place is embedded with lot of tourists spots with scenic beauty, beautiful greenery and stunning landscapes offering exceedingly beautiful sights. Mahableshwar is situated at the altitude of about 5000 ft. and it is famous for strawberries. It is the most ideal spot for family get together, Corporate events, tourists, trekkers, photographers, nature lovers and those who seek to have a little adventure. Mahableshwar is also known to be a highly sacred place from where seven famous rivers namely Krishna, Koyana, Venna, Savitri, Gayatri, Bhagirthi & Saraswati. Tourists can have excellent stay arrangements at Mahableshwar at right from five star hotels, farm house resorts, private accommodations and many more options. This place is also visited by ‘would be couples’ for pre-wedding photo shoot. People can enjoy lot of adventure games like paragliding, valley crossing etc. The most scenic locations of Mahableshwar are Venna lake, Tapola backwater reservoir, the Pratapgarh fort, Arthur’s seat, Wilson Point, Keats’ Point, Old (Kshetra) Mahableshwar, Elphinstone Point, Needle Point and many more.