Sydney Point

This place offers you the magnificent view of the Krishna valley, Kamalgad fort, Dhom dam and the city of Wai. This hillock was named over Sir Sidney Beckwarth, who was the me member of the council and temporarily succeeded Sir John Malcolm as the Governor of Bombay in 1830. One can also get the amazing views of the hill ranges of Pandavgad, Mandhardeo & 'The Canyon'.

Kate's Point

Explore this another best places to visit in Panchgani and witness the stunning beauty of this region. The famous Kate's point is named after then British governor Sir John Malcolm's daughter. This point is at a height of 1,290 meters and stands at a distance of 6.8 km from the main market. One can get the best view of Dhom dam, Kamalgarh, Pandavgadh and Mandardeo.

Bhilar Falls

Panchgani sightseeing is incomplete without visiting Bhilar Falls. This area, a comparatively less explored tourist spot, thus attracting many who are in search of some peace and tranquility. Photographers find this an idea spot as some wonderful clicks can be taken from an altitude of around 4500 ft. This waterfall is believed to be the source of the Kundali River.


Have you ever wondered enjoying the sights of a barren land? Tableland located in Panchgani is the second largest mountain plateau in Asia at an elevation of 1387 meter sea level and is surrounded by hills. It is one of the best places to visit which will surely be the best experience for you. For adventure seekers, this is double treat where you can indulge in some paragliding while enjoying the amazing view.

Parsi Point

Place where you can enjoy the view of the lush green Krishna valley and the Dhom dam backwaters. Parsi Point is the best picnic spot where you can enjoy some delicious lunch with a view of the serene nature. Breathe in the cool mountain air and feel refreshed as you stroll in this place while enjoying the scenery. This famous place lies on the Mahabaleshwar road in Panchgani.

Bhilar, Book village

Bhilar, a village of books, in Panchgani, is spread over two km, it is located at a distance of eight kilometers from Panchgani. It has a library set up in almost all the houses of the village. Bhilar library is now known as 'Pustakanche Gaav' and is very popular among tourists. Collectively they housed over 15,000 books in 18 distinct genres.

Devrai Art Village

If you want to celebrate creativity and nature this is a must-visit site for you. The place is a non-profit initiative where you can find the people who produce quality artifacts by Adivasi craftsman. This is one of the most visited places in Panchgani. Make your vacation special with some artifacts skills and explore the amazing beauty of the region as well.

Chinaman's Waterfall

Chinaman's Waterfall is one of the best waterfalls, situated at the top of the Venna valley and is among a prime places to see in Panchgani. The stunning view of a cascading waterfall falling to a height of 500m deep into the valley attracts all and sundry. The best thing to watch is that the waterfall flows from two different points and meets to form a single stream.

Babington Point

Mark it on your bucket list yet another place to visit in Panchgani which is truly captivating for its scenic beauty. For nature lovers, this is the best place where you can enjoy the view of the lush green Krishna valley and the Dhom Dam backwaters. Breathe in the cool mountain air and feel refreshed as you stroll in this place while enjoying the scenery. This famous place lies on the Mahabaleshwar road in Panchgani.

Harrison's Folly

Harrison's Folly is one of the most famous viewpoints with Panchgani on one side and Wai on the other. The place is less crowded and a perfect spot for taking photos with the mountain cliff as a backdrop. Considered as one of the best places to visit in Panchgani, it allows paragliding activities, attracting adventure enthusiasts. To spend some quality time away from urban life, one must pay a visit here.

Venna Lake

The man-made lake was constructed in 1942 by Shri Appasaheb Maharaj. This lake was constructed to cater to the water needs of the people of Mahabaleshwar. Indulge in some fun filled activities like boat ride or visit the amusement park which is opposite to the lake. You can also enjoy horse riding once you are there near lake.

Wilson Point

Stand tall at 4,710 ft above the sea level and mesmerize yourself as you watch the sunrise from the Wilson Point. The rising sun brightens up your life and rejuvenates you for the journey ahead. There are three stone platforms built for tourists to sit and conveniently admire the pristine nature. The Wilson Point, which is also known as the Sunrise point is the highest point in Mahabaleshwar.

Lingmala Falls

Lingmala Falls is another best places to visit in Panchgani which will surely make your weekend special. This amazing Lingmala Falls lied on the road of Mahabaleshwar-Pune and provides the best picturesque with the Dhobi waterfalls and Chinaman's Waterfall. The best time to visit this place is during the rainy season when these waterfalls are flooded with waters and descents from 500 feet from the cliff.

Arthur's Seat

Arthur's Seat is also known as the Queen of the points or the Madhi Mahaal. It is at a height of 1470 m. The speciality of this point is that, in case you throw the light weighed thing in the valley, it comes up again due to air pressure. The Arthur's Seat is situated amidst fascinating panorama, one can admire the Konkan and the Deccan on another.

Pratapgad Fort

Looking for some hiking spot, then you should definitely visit this Pratapgad Fort. The fort is built in such a way that it oversees the connecting villages of Par and Kinesvar. The best thing about this fort is that the serene and the calm atmosphere will revive you at once. This place is famous in history for the great battle of Pratapgad was fought here.

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