At a distance 120 km, the nearest airport to Mahabaleshwar can be reached by air. You can cover this distance by renting a car or hiring a taxi from the airport.
By bus: At 8 km distance from Mapro Garden, the Panchgani bus station is the nearest stop. The bus stop has a number of options for hiring cabs or hailing an auto.
Mapro Garden: Best Time
Winters: From December to February, winter is the best time to visit Mapro Garden. The sun’s heat is gentle on the skin and the champion plumbing climate is cool. The temperatures range from 15 to 25 degrees Celsius, with no humidity.
Summers: The Mapro Strawberry Festival is held in the summer months of April and March. It attracts a lot of tourists.
Monsoon: Monsoon can bring with it unpredictable showers that make sightseeing challenging. If you plan to visit Monsoon, make sure to bring raincoats and umbrellas.
Mapro Garden: Places to See
- Mahabaleshwar Temple – Mahabaleshwar Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated in Hindu mythology to Lord Shiva, is called Mahabaleshwar Temple. It was built with blackstone and features a statue depicting Nandi right in front of the Shiva Linga. Many devotees and archaeologists visit this place to seek the blessings of the gods and goddesses that are enshrined here.
- Arthur’s Seat – Arthur’s Seat offers a stunning vantage point from which to view nature at its best. People visit it to enjoy the stunning view of hills, rivers and mountains from up high. Sir Arthur Malet is the point’s name. He visited this spot frequently after losing his wife and infant daughter.
- Elephant’s Head Point – Mahabaleshwar’s hill point is Elephant’s Head Point. You can enjoy a stunning view of the Pratapgarh road from here. The waterfall is also a highlight. It is easy to hike up the hill. You can also take a horse ride from the parking lot to the top.
- Venna Lake – Venna Lake is a pioneered attraction in Mahabaleshwar. This area is surrounded with lush jungles and extravagant street stalls. The 30 minute boat ride is a popular attraction. Another popular activity is horse riding around the lake.
- Lingmala Falls – Monsoon is the best time to see Lingmala Falls. The stunning beauty of the waterfalls, which are situated in a lush green environment and vibrant atmosphere, attracts many nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts. Lingmala Falls is made up of two waterfalls which confluence at one point. It forms an oasis. Many people love the surrealist appeal of this place.