Tripiwiki

Top 16 Hill Station Attractions in Maharashtra

Tripiwiki : 03 Dec 2020
Maharashtra is one of the most visited state in India, whcih attracts the toursts with it's historial forsts and natural beauty of western ghats mountains. Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves, Elephanta Caves and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus are the four UNESCO World Heritage sites in Maharashtra. Mumbai, its capital, is the most popular city in India, Aurangabad is the tourism capital of Maharashtra. The Western part of Pune district is dotted with the ruins of many mountain forts from Deccan Sultanate and the Maratha empire eras. hese forts and the surrounding hills with forests are popular with people interested in trekking, hiking and Heritage tourism

Following are the Top 16 Hill Station Attractions in Maharashtra

1

Amboli

Amboli, Amboli Falls, Sindhudurg (1 out of 16 places to visit in Sindhudurg)

Amboli Ghat is a small part of the lush green Western Ghats located in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, India. Amboli lies in the Sahayadri Hills of Western India, bordering with Maharashtra, Karnataka is one of the world's "Eco Hot-Spots". The source of the Hiranyakeshi river lies in the hills around Amboli village, and an ancient Shiva temple sits at the cave where the water emerges. The main attraction for tourists is the incredibly-high rainfall and the numerous waterfalls and mist during the monsoons. Breathtaking Amboli Whaterfalls is a must visit place in Amboli which is on the main road. Amboli is located at approx 346km from Pune, 68km from Belgaum, Karnataka, 83km from Panaji, Goa, 118km from Kolhapur.

Bhandardara, Bhandardara Dam, Ahmednagar (2 out of 16 places to visit in Ahmednagar)

Bhandardara is a holiday resort village in the Sahyadri ranges of western ghats near Igatpuri, in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, India. The lush greenery, the humble waterfalls and surrounded by high mountains makes this a perfect holiday spot for the tourist in around the state and is one of the must visit place in Maharashtra, India. Bhandardara is located at approx 174km from Pune, 165km from Mumbai, 72km form Nashik, 673km from Nagpur.

Igatpuri (3 out of 16 places to visit in Nashik)

Igatpuri is a town and a beautiful Hill Station in Nashik District of Maharashtra, India. Igatpuri is one of the highest peaks in Sahyaadri, blessed with picturesque beauty and is a heaven for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. , Most of the highest peaks around the Igatpuri are forts built in Satavahana dynasty. It's heavenly for trekkers and hikers. one of the most popular weekend getaways from Mumbai as well as Pune. Igatpuri railway station is a major railway station connecting Igatpuri to Mumbai The station is famous for its scenic surroundings. Igatpuri is located at approx 45km from Nashik, 121km from Mumbai, 248km from Mumbai.

4

Jawhar

Jawhar (4 out of 16 places to visit in Palghar)

Jawhar is a picturesque setting and a vibrant cultural heritage hill station Situated in Palghar disttrict of Maharashtra, India. It is also known as mini Mahabaleshwar. It is one of the very few tribal kingdoms in Maharashtra and is famous for its vibrant Warli paintings that are a characteristic landmark of this place. Besides trekking in the hills, one can appreciate and buy the Warli paintings. There are many views points, waterfalls and attractions which makes it one of the most popular tourist places in Maharashtra, India. Jawhar is located at approx 141km from Mumbai, 79km from Nashik, 269km from Pune, 216km from Surat, Gujarat.

Kalsubai Peak (5 out of 16 places to visit in Ahmednagar)

Kalsubai at 5400ft is the highest peak of Maharashtra in the Western Ghats, located near Bhandardara in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra,India. The view of this majestic mountain is an amazing sight in Bhandardara. It is also known as the Everest of Maharashtra. The mountain can be viewed, in its entirety, from Bari village located on its eastern side, about six km from Bhandardara. is located at aapprox 60km from Nashik, 179km from Pune, 153km from Mumbai.

6

Karjat

Karjat (6 out of 16 places to visit in Raigad)

Karjat is a picturesque small hill station village in Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. Surrounded with lush green agricultural fields and farms. The river Ulhas finds its origin in Karjat and trekking and historical spots make it a most popular tourist attractions in the region. Karjat is on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway located at approx 108km from Pune, 63km from Mumbai.

Khandala, Khandala Ghat, Pune (7 out of 16 places to visit in Pune)

Khandala is a hill station and Ghat section on The Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the main link between the major cities of Mumbai and Pune. Due to the ease of accessibility from nearby cities, Khandala is a common area for hiking. One destination is the nearby peak of Duke's Nose, which offers a panoramic view of Khandala and the Bhor Ghat. Khandala is blessed with a splendorous vista of scenery, overflowing cascades of water, grassy hills and lustrous valleys makes it one of the popular tourist attractions in the region. Khandala is on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway located at approx 71km from Pune, 80km from Mumbai.

8

Lavasa

Lavasa (8 out of 16 places to visit in Pune)

Lavasa is a private, planned hill city being built near Pune, Maharashtra, India. Lavasa is located on the Mulshi valley of the Western Ghats enjoys a year-round pleasant weather which makes it a perfect holiday destination. With an array of options in entertainment, sports, events, games and hospitality, this pristine hill city is a welcoming escape for the neighbouring residents of Mumbai and Pune. Lavasa is located at approx 57km from Pune, 188km from Mumbai.

Lonavala (9 out of 16 places to visit in Pune)

Lonavala is a most popular hill station near Pune, Maharashtra, India. Lonavla is the place to be during monsoons is a nature's most gifted region, surrounded by dense forests, lots of waterfalls, dam alongside lakes. Lonavla and the adjacent Khandala are twin hill stations in the Sahyadri ranges of Western Ghats. There are many places to visit in and around the Lonavala which make it a most popular places to visit in Maharashtra,India. Lonavla is on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway and located at approx 66km from Pune, 83km from Mumbai.

Mahabaleshwar (10 out of 16 places to visit in Satara)

Mahabaleshwar is the largest hill station in the Sahyadri range located in Satara district of Maharashtra, India. With one of the few evergreen forests of India, it served as the summer capital of Bombay province during the British Raj. Mahabaleshwar is the source of the Krishna River that flows across Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. there are many tourist points and 5 temples to see, with examples of old Indian architecture. There are also natural view points, some named by the British, who went on holidays in these places during the British Raj. Venna Lake in Mahabaleshwar have recorded temperatures between 0 °C-4 °C several times during winters despite being in a tropical area. Because of the low temperatures during that time, frozen dew drops is reported and the areas surrounding the whole lake turns white. Very heavy rainfall is a normal occurrence during monsoons. Mahabaleshwar is one of the must visit places in Maharashtra, India. Mahabaleshwar is located at approx 120km from Pune and 285km from Mumbai.

Malshej Ghat (11 out of 16 places to visit in Thane)

Malshej Ghat is a beautiful hill station "a nature lovers Paradise" is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range in the Thane-Ahamad Nagar Road of Maharashtra, India. with its numerous lakes, waterfalls and mountains makes Malshej Ghat a popular trourist attractions in Maharashtra, India. Trekking trails, bird watching, picnic at waterfalls - Malshej Ghat offers plenty of activities and is an ideal getaway for families!. A nice view of valleys is one of the major attraction here. The view from behind the MTDC resort is a must-see. The site is home to hundreds of different kinds of flora and fauna especially the avian population such as quails, rails, crakes, flamingos and cuckoos. Malshej Ghat is located at approx 139km from Pune, 127km from Mumbai, 166km from Nashik, 709km from Nagpur, 327km from Surat, Gujarat.

Matheran (12 out of 16 places to visit in Raigad)

Matheran is a breathtaking hill station, situated on the Western Ghat mountain range near Karjat Tahsil in Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. It is one of the smallest hill station in India. Matheran is located at approx 90km from Mumbai, and 120km from Pune.

Mountain Railways of Maharashtra, Matheran Hill Railway, Raigad (13 out of 16 places to visit in Raigad)

The Matheran Hill Railway is a 2 ft narrow-gauge heritage railway in Raigad district of Maharashtra, India, which is administered by the Central Railway. It covers a distance of 21 km cutting a swathe through forest and connecting Neral to Matheran in the Western Ghats. The MHR is on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Matheran’s cliffs with incredibly heights create stunning points. The Neral-Matheran Hill Railways is one of the most famous attraction of the city, it passes through the amazing mountain tunnels and dense forest of the region. Matheran is located at approx 80km from Mumbai.

Panchgani, Paachgani, Satara (14 out of 16 places to visit in Satara)

Panchgani is a famous Scenic hill station Deriving its name from the five hills surrounding it, Panchgani is a popular hill station near Mahabaleshwar in Satara district of Maharashtra, India. The lush green scenery, fresh air and view of the Krishna River are simply breathtaking. The climate here remains stable and pleasant throughout the year making it the one of the must visit place in Maharashtra, India. Panchgani is located at approx 245km form Mumbai, 101km from Pune.

Ratanwadi, Amruteswar Temple, Ahmednagar (15 out of 16 places to visit in Ahmednagar)

Ratanwadi is a village in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, India. Ratanwadi is known for the amruteshwar temple, which is a beautiful stoned carved shiva temple made back in 900 AD. Ratanwadi is the base village from where the Trek to famous Ratangad fort starts. Ratangad is an old fort, nearly 2000 years old. Ratanwadi is located at approx 180km from Mumbai, 187km from Pune, 87km from Nashik.

Toranmal (16 out of 16 places to visit in Nandurbar)

Toranmal is a Beautiful Hill Station in Nandurbar district of Maharashtra, India. It is a hill station located in the Satpura Range. Its Gorakhnath Temple is the site of a Yatra attended by thousands of devotees on Mahashivratri. It is also blessed with many view points, lakes and waterfalls making it one of the popular attractions in Maharashtra, India. Toranmal is located at approx 459km from Mumbai, 470km from Pune, 294km from Nashik, 254km from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, 257km from Surat, Gujarat.


Places to visit by Category in Maharashtra

Top Deals

Booking.com
Related Blogs
Near by you
Loading near by places.....