The exact location and ways to travel to Panchgani
- Panchgani is a famous hill station in the Satara district of Maharashtra, about 250kms from Mumbai.
- By road it takes around 5 hours to reach this hill station from Mumbai.
- You can also take a train from Mumbai till Diwankhavati, and go by road from Diwankhavati till Panchgani.
The best season to visit Panchgani is from September till May, as the monsoon season subsides by this time.
Panchgani is extremely famous for its picturesque views and the activities that tourists can do there.
You can visit places such as the Table land, Sydney Point, Kate’s Point, Dhom Dam, Parsi Point, Lingmala Falls, Bombay point and Sherbaug.
Tourists can also indulge in activities like Paragliding, sightseeing, fruit picking, cycling and much more.
Panchgani is not only famous as a hill station, but is also famous for strawberry farms, and an event of Strawberry festival is held every year in the Summer.
Panchgani was discovered by the British during the British Raj as a summer resort. John Chesson, a superintendent, was credited with planting many plant species from the western world in Panchgani, which are now flourishing widely in the town.
As a famous hill station, there is no dearth of accommodation options in Panchgani. However, for an unforgettable weekend with your dear ones, we recommend booking Elysium Resort & Hotel Ravine in Panchgani. A private stay will give you the freedom to spend your holiday as you please as well as provide you with the much-needed solitude to relax & rejuvenate in comfort.