February 07, 2020
Out of various places to visit in Mahabaleshwar for family vacations, there are three major points of interest in Mahabaleshwar—juicy strawberries, the serene Venna Lake, and gorgeous viewpoints.
Out of various places to visit in Mahabaleshwar for family vacations, there are three major points of interest in Mahabaleshwar—juicy strawberries, the serene Venna Lake, and gorgeous viewpoints. This guide will tell you about some mesmerizing viewpoints and places to visit in Mahabaleshwar
Enjoy the beautiful sunrise or sunset with your significant other at Wilson Point, also known as Sunrise Point. Named after Sir Leslie Wilson, the former Governor of Bombay, it’s the highest spot in Mahabaleshwar. This is one of the best spots for sightseeing in Mahabaleshwar
This point boasts a spectacular view along with a monument dedicated to General Lodwick, the first person to visit the place in 1824. Your kids will surely enjoy the local guide’s story of how General Lodwick found this point in Mahabaleshwar.
The Elphinstone Point is named after Sir Elphinstone, another former Governor of Bombay. It was discovered in the early 18th Century by Dr. Murray. The view from this Mahabaleshwar point is truly picture-perfect.
This family vacation, go on a trek with your loved ones to Arthur’s Seat. This lovely place has huge stratified rocks and is named after Sir Arthur Malet. From here, you get a panoramic view of the entire Valley. Do remember to carry some lunch with you as this is also a lovely spot for a picnic with the kids.
This Mahabaleshwar point is equally fascinating to visit for kids and adults. Just like the name suggests, it’s a place where you can hear echoes. So, enjoy hearing nature repeating after you, as you shout out each other’s’ names!
This Mahabaleshwar point has been named after a nearby rock formation that is in the shape of a needle. Don’t forget to get your kids to pose for photographs with the rock formation in the background.
This is a nice place to visit in Mahabaleshwar while on a family vacation. Monkey Point gets its name from the rock formations that resemble the three monkeys of Gandhiji. It is also the perfect opportunity to tell your kids about the freedom struggle and Gandhiji’s role in it as well as the meaning of the three monkeys.
Some other fascinating tourist points in Mahabaleshwar are:
• Kate's Point
• Carnac Point
• Falkland Point
• Mumbai Point
• Helen’s Point
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