Tungareshwar Vasai,Mumbai Maharashtra

A natural picnic spot in Vasai, Mumbai:

Tungareshwar waterfalls is at an altitude of about 2177 feet. In this thickly wooded picnic spot there are many opportunities to the trekkers, mountaineers and nature lovers.

The best time to visit Tungareshwar waterfalls is during the monsoons or just after monsoon.

A perfect 1 day picnic spot in Mumbai.

How to reach:

By Car / Road: The once who want to go here needs to take a right turn towards the Tungareshwar village from the Vasai highway.

By Train: Get down at Vasai station (East) and take an auto to reach Tungareshwar waterfall.

Eating  Options:

Luckily there are some small restaurants near Tungareshwar temple from where you can get snacks and cold drinks to enjoy your trip.

Some pics of the waterfall:

Mahabaleshwar:Travel Guide,How to reach,Sightseeing,Driving Directions,Hotels,Best Time,Adventure

Mahabaleshwar Travel Guide

Mahabaleshwar is a among the popular holiday resort, honeymoon spot,weekend outing spot. It is tucked away in the Satara district, they can be best approached from Pune as well as Mumbai. The commercialization has affected the hill resorts of north and south India. But Mahabaleshwar offer a clean, calm and thoroughly refreshing alternative. Mahabaleshwar is regarded as the queen of hill stations in Maharashtra. When you are travelling from Mumbai once you are on the top of Ambenali Ghat your lungs get filled with air which is fresh, cool and having scent of the herbs. You will suddenly feel the difference when you inhale the scented air. Tourist from the metro cities feel excited, when they drink the naturally cooled water even in the months of April and May. Mahabaleshwar perhaps is the only place in the country which offers various activities like boating, fishing, horse riding, trekking and playing golf on the gorgeous nine-hole golf course built on the edge of a cliff.

How to Reach Mahabaleshwar

>>Mahabaleshwar By Air:

The closest airport is Lohegaon Airport in Pune and is located at a distance of approx. 80 kms from Mahabaleshwar. One can also get to Mahabaleshwar from Mumbai’s International Airport approx. 160 kms away. From the respective airports one can also hire a cab/taxi or avail the bus service to get to Mahabaleshwar.

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>>Mahabaleshwar By Train:

Mahabaleshwar is not directly connected by rail network. Nearest convenient railway station is Pune (120 kms) as it boasts of an efficient rail network. Get off at the railway station and there are private tour operators who provide buses, mini buses, taxis etc which are available easily to the visiting tourist. One can also take state government buses which regularly move between pune and mahabaleshwar.

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 >>Mahabaleshwar By Bus:

Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation runs buses to the mahabaleshwar from Pune, Mumbai, Nasik, Satara, Panchgani and Kolhapur. The buses have a frequency of every 1-2 hours.

There are private tour operators like Neeta and Swami who runs buses to mahabaleshwar on daily basis.

Driving directions to mahabaleshwar

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Sightseeing at Mahabaleshwar

1> Wilson Point:

It is also called “Sunrise point”. From this point one can enjoy beautiful sunrise. 2> Arthur’s Seat: 

It is the princess of all points in mahabaleshwar. It is 1470 meter high. It got its name fromArthur Mallet as he was the 1st man to visit this place and build a house here.3> Panchgani: 

 It is 20km away from mahabaleshwar. Located in satara district. It is a small hill station andfamous for Paragliding.4> Pratapgarh Fort: 

 The Pratapgarh Fort is 900 m above sea level. It is 24 km west of Mahabaleshwar. Thefort  looks like a round topped hill. The wall of the lower fort forms a sort of a crown round the brow.

Hotels in Mahabaleshwar

There are accommodation options to suit all budgets and the options ranges from deluxe to budget hotels.

Grade-A Mahabaleshwar hotels are available at rates of Rs 6000 – Rs 28000 depending on the type of rooms.

Budget Hotels are available at Rs 800 – Rs 2,200 per day depending on the season. The private bungalow for rent cost around Rs 5000 – Rs 12000 per day, during the off and on seasons.

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Best time to visit mahabaleshwar

>>Summer Season:-

If you are looking to visit here between March – June the climate here is very pleasant and allows to explore the mahabaleshwar in true sense. There is a mad rush  of traveler’s during this time to beat the heat of the summer.

>>Monsoon Season:-

From July – September rains pour heavily out here. One can experience beautiful landscape and greenery all around. Honeymoon Couples choose this month as there is very few traveler’s rush out there.But some of the hotels out there are shutdown during this period.

>>Winter Season:-

Visiting between November – March can be a good option. It is quite chill out there so you need to carry some extra clothes with you. This is a very good period to visit here.

 Adventure activities in Mahabaleshwar:

There are wide variety of adventure activities out there, some of which are listed below.

You can find many resorts and private adventure firms offering many fun / thrilling activities there.

  • Water Inflatable sports
  • Paragliding
  • Hydro Bike
  • Skating
  • Rope Bridge
  • Cycling Track
  • Zorbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Jungle Gym

Click here for complete Adventure details in Mahabaleshwar

How to Reach Mahabaleshwar by bus

Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation runs buses to the mahabaleshwar from Pune, Mumbai, Nasik, Satara, Panchgani and Kolhapur. The buses have a frequency of every 1-2 hours.

There are private tour operators like Neeta and Swami who runs buses to mahabaleshwar on daily basis.

Click here to check BUS ticket availibility

How to Reach Mahabaleshwar by bus

How to Reach Mahabaleshwar

>>Mahabaleshwar By Air:

The closest airport is Lohegaon Airport in Pune and is located at a distance of approx. 80 kms from Mahabaleshwar. One can also get to Mahabaleshwar from Mumbai’s International Airport approx. 160 kms away. From the respective airports one can also hire a cab/taxi or avail the bus service to get to Mahabaleshwar.

Click Here to check AIR ticket availibility

>>Mahabaleshwar By Train:

Mahabaleshwar is not directly connected by rail network. Nearest convenient railway station is Pune (120 kms) as it boasts of an efficient rail network. Get off at the railway station and there are private tour operators who provide buses, mini buses, taxis etc which are available easily to the visiting tourist. One can also take state government buses which regularly move between pune and mahabaleshwar.

 Click here to check TRAIN ticket availibility

 >>Mahabaleshwar By Bus:

Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation runs buses to the mahabaleshwar from Pune, Mumbai, Nasik, Satara, Panchgani and Kolhapur. The buses have a frequency of every 1-2 hours.

There are private tour operators like Neeta and Swami who runs buses to mahabaleshwar on daily basis.

Click here to check BUS ticket availibility

Weather in Mahabaleshwar

The weather in mahabaleshwar is pleasant round the year so it is favorite destinations for traveler’s.

The complete details of the weather in mahabaleshwar can be obtained from the link given below.

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Adventure activities in Mahabaleshwar

There are wide variety of adventure activities out there, some of which are listed below.

You can find many resorts and private adventure firms offering many fun / thrilling activities there.

  • Water Inflatable sports
  • Paragliding
  • Hydro Bike
  • Skating
  • Rope Bridge
  • Cycling Track
  • Zorbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Jungle Gym

Click here for complete Adventure details in Mahabaleshwar

Best time to visit mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is a year round destination.

>>Summer Season:-

If you are looking to visit here between March – June the climate here is very pleasant and allows to explore the mahabaleshwar in true sense. There is a mad rush  of traveler’s during this time to beat the heat of the summer.

>>Monsoon Season:-

From July – September rains pour heavily out here. One can experience beautiful landscape and greenery all around. Honeymoon Couples choose this month as there is very few traveler’s rush out there.But some of the hotels out there are shutdown during this period.

>>Winter Season:-

Visiting between November – March can be a good option. It is quite chill out there so you need to carry some extra clothes with you. This is a very good period to visit here.

Hotels in Mahabaleshwar