hill stations >> Panchgani


Panchgani is situated at an altitude of 1334 m.   Panchgani is a picturesque and frequented hill resort. for good trekking its an ideal base. Panchgani derives its name from the five hills around it. Panchgani is just 38 m below Mahabaleshwar. Panchgani is quintessential hill station. Swoops around bends with abandon offering heart stopping views of river Krishna on one side and coastal plains on other side. Panchgani is often referred to as the "Mecca of Maharashtra". Many people prefers to get a glimpses of the sweet blend or romance that fits all around. the Panchgani pleasure is a hotspot which is unmissable. Its one of the largest table land in the continent and famous for film shootings. Panchgani is the twin sister town to Mahabaleshwar, a famous hill station Panchgani is also famous for its numerous boarding schools.

 Best time to visit :

The month from September to May are the best time to visit Panchgani, because weather is very pleasant in this time duration.

 How to get there :
By Air :  The airport at Pune is nearest to  Panchgani at a distance of 98 km.

By Rail : At a distance of 98 km Pune is a popular railway station for tourists to Panchgani.

By Road : Panchgani is well connected by with Mumbai and Pune through road.

 Panchgani Sightseeing :
 Sydney Point :

The point is situated on a small hillock facing the Krishna valley. From here you can see the glittering waters of the Dhom Dam and Pandavgad, and Mandhardeo are also easily seen.

 Parsi Point :
  This windy road situated on the way to Mahabaleshwar overlooks the Krishna valley, and the blue mirrors like waters of Dhoom Dam.
 Dhoom Dam :

Dhoom Dam water sports is one more amazing tourist attraction, for tourist which is 21 km away from Panchgani. Here you can enjoy the scooter boats, and speed boats. Sporting in Krishna river, stream with the beautiful natural surrounding is a wonderful experience itself.

 Rajapuri Caves :

About 10 km from the town, the caves have a religious importance as there is a temple of lord Kartikya here. A small local fair is also held at the time of harvest season.


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