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Kshetra Mahabaleshwar

As per the hindu mythology five holy rivers Krishna , Venna, Koyna, Savitri & Gayatri show their token appearance here in five springs flowing closely. They are seen flowing in five stone conduits & joining in one horizontal half channel leading to the Goumukhi cowface spout. Though the Gaomukh it falls in the cistern below. On the northern side there is a similar conduit through which the holy ' Ganga ' appears every twelve years. From theconduit on the southern side flows the holy Saraswati when the following astrological times come together, namely, Bhadrapad month, Shasthi (6th day), Tuesday sun in HastaNakshatra, Rohini Nakshatra in predominance & Vyatipat. This miraculous yoga (coincidence) is known as the "Kapila

Shasthi Yoga", which is believed to be very auspicious occasion as per the Hindu faith.

Tour Plan Details

Pune

Arrival at Pune Railway Station/Air port & Transfer to the Hotel. After fresh up proceed for City sightseeing covering places like Agakhan palace, Shree DagdusethGanapati Temple, Saras Bagh, Raja kelkar Museum, Pune University,Film & TelevisionInstitute.In the evening return to the Hotel evening free for shopping orrest.Overnight Stay at Hotel.

Pune-Mahabaleshwar

After Breakfast Drive to Mahabaleshwar on arrival check in to the hotel after fresh up proceed to local sightseeing covering

SIGHTSEEING OF VARIOUS POINTS AS UNDER

Wilson Point

Also called as Sunrise point. The highest point. 4710 ft above sea level. It is a vast plateau. There are three masonry round platforms to see the sunrise. You are advisedto see sunrise from platform no: 2.You can see sunset also from this point.Connaught peak The second highest point. Presents panoramic view of a green carpet.You can see sunrise as well as sunset from this point.

Elphiston point

The first point of Mahabaleshwar. Overlooking two valleys, Koyna on the left & Savitri on the right. Marjorie PointShows several ranges of the Sahyadri range. Castle RockOn the way to the Arthur's seat shows Savitri valley. Arthur's SeatQueen of all points. Some compare the stratification of rocks on southern side to theworld famous stratification of rocks of the Grand Canyon of Colorado. USA . It is fascinating to see the barren deep valley Savitri on the left & shallow green valley on the right.It is more fascinating to know that Arthur's seat is the only place showing geographical distinction of Kokan & Desh ( Deccan),two territories of Mahabaleshwar,so clear & so near.If you go by the steps you come across a spring known as Tiger's spring which is supposed to be thesource of the river Savtri. Immediately below the seat is window point. You have to godeep by steps to reach the window point.

Kates Point

Offers breathtaking view of Krishna valley & deep waters of the Dhom Dam. From southern side it looks like an elephants head.

Baghdad Point

A very beautiful point. It goes past village Moleshware on the way. You see a superb scenicview of the back waters of Koyna Dam on your left, river Solshi in front of you with tiny villages as if squatting on river banks & vast green slopes of Mahabaleshwar plateau onyour right.

Northcote Point

Presents Koyna valley view & saddle back.

Falkland Point

Below it the Artists Point also called as lovers point by some nature lover, presents beautiful Koyna & valley below you.

Carnac Point

On the same way of Falkland point.

Fitzgerald Point

Same view of Bombay point.

Bombay Point

Very popular sunset point. Shows the Sahyadri range Koyna valley & Pratapgadh.

Gaolani Point

At a distance of about 7 kms from ST bus station,by Tapola road you will meet the junctionof road which will lead you to village Maharola From Maharola with little inquiry orfollowing the map it should not be difficult to find this point. After reaching the point you will find yourself standing over a pass known as Zolachi Khind & enjoy the scenery of two valleys on the two sides. If you walk by Gaolani ride you will enjoy the scenery of Koyna valley on your right hand at many spots.

Lodwick Point & Boars Head

Protruding towards Pratapgadh from Mahabaleshwar plateau you will see the surrounding scenery with awe. The Lamington PlateauYou can go to by a foot path from Ganapati Mandir. If you follow the map correctly youwill reach the plateau safely. Panchgani PointShows the tableland of Panchgani on the eastern side.

Helen's Point

River Solshi starts from this point with a small fall near her origin. Poetic blue valley will be in front of you.

Rosamond Rock

The grandeur of its celestial beauty surpasses all the limits of descriptions.

Water Falls

Chinamans, Lingmala & Dhobi waterfalls, flow in abundance only during the rainy season

Polo Ground

Often been used as a helipad, also used for learning car driving. Bee keeping centre Educational displays on the manufacture of honey by bees.

Famous Places in the vicinity of Mahabaleshwar

Pratapgadh

At a distance of 25 kms from Mahabaleshwar stands the majestic Pratapgadh housing thetomb of Afzalkhan at the toe of the fort. There is a temple of Bhavani mata, the idol of worship of King Shivajiraje Bhosle. There is a statue of Shivaji Maharaj inside the fort called Bale killa.

Table land

Largest in Asia. A small plane can land here.

Shri Shankar Mandir

The Mahalinga of the lord Shiva is of Rudraksha shape & believed to be 'self-bodied' (Swayambhoo). It is called Trigunatmaka meaning Brahma-Visnhu-Mahesh are on it forever. On the head of the Mahalinga you see the marks of the five holy rivers (Panchaganga) & their waters never loose their level. Mother Jeejabai was weighed by gold by Raje Shivaji in this temple & then the gold was distributed in charity. This Mahalinga is considered to be superior to the twelve Jyotirlingas.

Shri Krishnabai Mandir

This is also an old temple. The carving in the stones of the columns & the ceiling is an attractive. You can also see the grand view of Krishna valley from the temple.After sightseeing return to Hotel o/n halt.

Lonavala-Mumbai/Pune

After Breakfast drive to Lonavala.Lonavala and the adjacent Khandala are beautiful, charming and twin hill stations,622 m. above sea level and 5 Km a part from each other are situated in the Sahyadri ranges.They are located around 64 km away from the city of Pune and 96 km away from the city Mumbai,popular getaway from Mumbai and Pune.Lonavala is also known as the 'Jewel of the Sahyadri' is situated in the western part of Maharashtra . Khandala is smaller, quieter and calmer of the two,

though browsing through Lonavala's bazaar could yield some wonderful surprises. Both the hill stations are known for their scenic beauty, green hills, deep valleys, historic forts, lakes and waterfalls.

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