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Hill Station - Panchgani

Panchgani View, table landPanchgani is an idyllic mountain retreat in the Krishna valley. Tucked away in the Satara district of Maharashtra, Panchgani is a well-known hill station of Maharashtra on the highway to Mahabaleshwar from Pune. This eternally beautiful hill station is perched at an altitude of 1334 meter. It derives its name from the five hills that surround it; it is far from the noise of Pune and the endless hustle-bustle and pollution of Mumbai metropolis. It is the first hill town one reaches from Mahabaleshwar on the Pune road. The walk ways are thickly canopied by lush trees and vegetation. Offering heart-stopping views of the River Krishna on one side and the coastal plains on the other. The Krishna meanders through tiny hamlets, farms and ravines, hundreds of meters below.

In nearby Panchgani which you set out to visit some old British and Parsi homes can be seen. Table Land, a flat mountain peak majestically overlooks the coastal plains. Panchgani with its pristine natural beauty and rejuvenating oxygen levels boasts of a TB Sanatorium. Patients are known to get better faster at Panchgani owing to the pure environs offered at Panchgani. Panchgani has a pleasant, bracing climate throughout the year.

Tourist attractions in Panchgani

We recommend following Popular Sightseeing spots in Panchgani:

Sydney Point : This point is situated on a small hillock facing the Krishna Valley. Sydney Point treats its visitors to some fantastic views of the Dhom Dam and the hills of Pandavgarh and Mandardevi.

Table Land : Located on the eastern side of Panchgani, the Table Land stands at an impressive height of 60 meters. This flat large expanse of laterite rock is the second longest mountain plateau in Asia. There are some spacious caves that can be seen from here.

Devil's Kitchen : A cave located on the southern side of the famous Tableland, Devil's Kitchen is said to be the place where the Pandavas of Mahabharata fame once cooked their food.

Lingmala Falls : The Lingmala Falls in Mahabaleshwar can be reached by road. It lies on the Mahabaleshwar-Poona road.

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

Hotels in Panchgani

Panchgani offers accommodation options ranging from luxury Hotels and hill resorts in Panchgani and medium-priced Economy hotels in Panchgani, we offer you the right kind of accommodation for you and your family visiting Panchgani for a summer retreat, honeymoon travel to Panchgani, a family vacation in Panchgani...

Best time to visit Panchgani

Panchgani has a pleasant weather all through the year. Though the monsoons in Panchgani see a lot of rain. The best time to visit Panchgani, is from September to May.

How to reach Panchgani:

By Air : The airport closest to Panchgani is in Pune, and is at a distance of 98kms from the hill station.
By Rail : Pune railway station is easy, which is about 98kms from Panchgani. The closest railway station to Panchgani is close to Wathar.
By Road : One can easily reach Panchgani, since it is well linked to Pune and Mumbai.



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