The celebrated hillstation of Maharashtra - Mahabaleshwar is just 5 Kms from The Tree Top Bunglows. Set at the foot of the hills just about 2Km from Venna Lake, The Tree Top Bungalows is an ideal place to explore this beautiful hillstation.
The name of this place is derived from ‘Lord Mahabaleshwar’ - ‘The god of great powers’ temple which is located in Old Mahbaleshwar area.The vistas that Mahabaleshwar opens up for you is not limited to certain points or spots but is all around you. The heart warming beauty follows you where ever you go in this beautiful town, however the view points are the epitome of the beauty of this place if you want to see this place in snapshots and there are about 30 of them!!
Arthurs Seat - compared to the rock formation of the Grand Canyon of Colorado is a deep valley with the River Savitri on the left and undulating hills on the right that offers a magnificent view of the valley and the hills. Echo point where you can hear about 3-5 reverberations of your voice overlooking the Joar valley and the dhom dam near Kate's point is very popular amongst the tourists.
If the captivating vistas of Mahabaleshwar doesnt quench your thirst for beauty then drive down about 20 Kms to Pratapgad Fort the formidable fort famous for the war between Shivaji and Afzal khan where shivaji used a tiger's claw to rip open Afzal Khan's belly. At about the same height as Mahabaleshwar, Pratapgad is a good place for a mild trek and a nice place to enjoy the sunset.