8 days in Lonavala, Panchgani & Mahabaleshwar Itinerary

8 days in Lonavala, Panchgani & Mahabaleshwar Itinerary

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8 days in Lonavala, Panchgani & Mahabaleshwar Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Lonavala
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Panchgani
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Mahabaleshwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Lonavala

The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Step out of the city life by going to Parasailing & Paragliding and Karnala Bird Sanctuary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Shri Ballaleshwar Temple and Mountain Top Camping. Explore Lonavala's surroundings by going to Kondivli Beach (in Raigad) and Seawoods Grand Central Mall (in Navi Mumbai). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary, and don't miss a visit to Shooting Point.

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Mumbai to Lonavala is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Panchgani.

Things to do in Lonavala

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Raigad, Seawoods Grand Central Mall, Parasailing & Paragliding, Karnala Bird Sanctuary
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Shri Ballaleshwar Temple ©
Shri Ballaleshwar Temple
Mountain Top Camping ©
Mountain Top Camping

2
nights
Panchgani

Panchgani ©
Deriving its name from the five hills that surround it, Panchgani offers an unpolluted environment for nature lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): make a trip to Sydney Point, then get outside with Harrison's Folly, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Land, and finally stop by Devrai Art Village. On your second day here, admire the engineering at Dhom Dam, then look for all kinds of wild species at Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, and then don't miss a visit to Cheese Factory.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Panchgani trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lonavala to Panchgani in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Panchgani

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary
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Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary
Harrison's Folly ©
Harrison's Folly
Table Land ©
Table Land

2
nights
Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar ©
Located high up in the Western Ghats, the hill station of Mahabaleshwar sits above one of the only evergreen forests in the country.
On the 15th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Venna Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atibaleshwar madir, trek along Tiger Spring, then take in the awesome beauty at Connaught Peak, then see the interesting displays at Mahabaleshwar Wax Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Hollywood Wax Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Temple, delve into the distant past at Krishnabai Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mahabaleshwar trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Panchgani to Mahabaleshwar in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Krishnabai Temple ©
Krishnabai Temple
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Connaught Peak ©
Connaught Peak

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