Mahabaleshwar is a charming hill station nestled in the Sahyadri Mountain Ranges of Maharashtra. Often referred to as the Queen of hill stations, it is one of the most famous hill stations in India, and among the top places to visit in Maharashtra. This pristine hill station is blessed with salubrious weather, evergreen forests, rolling hills, breathtaking viewpoints, serene lakes, strawberry farms, gushing waterfalls, and ancient architectural splendor. Waterfalls in Mahabaleshwar are truly amazing in their own way during monsoons and offer an excellent place to visit for nature lovers, adventure seekers, honeymooners, and weekend getaway goers. The sight of water falling from a height, the thunderous sound, in a beautiful anomaly makes one feel calm and serene as part of Mahabaleshwar tour packages.
Here is the list of some incredible waterfalls in Mahabaleshwar.
Situated at an altitude of 1278 m, Lingmala Waterfalls is one of the gorgeous waterfalls in Mahabaleshwar, and among the best waterfalls in Maharashtra. Formed over the Venna River, there are two waterfalls, one small waterfall, and the main waterfall which falls from a height of 500 feet. These waterfalls offer a charming picturesque image of cascading waters. The mini waterfall is safe & suitable for swimming and playing in the water. One has to do 30 minutes trek to reach the viewpoint of the main waterfall from the small falls. There is no way to get into the water at the main falls but visitors can get magnificent views of waterfalls from the viewpoint. This is one of the famous places to visit near Pune.
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Facing the famous Elphinstone Point, Dhobi Waterfalls is another Mahabaleshwar’s jewels tucked between the lush green trails of Western Ghats. Surrounded by rocks on all the sides, the water drops down into a deep valley and further merges with the Koyna River. One can just relax near the cascade and admire the lush green vegetation present on the rocks. It is one of the famous places to visit in Mahabaleshwar for those seeking a peaceful and thrilling experience. Also, the place is ideal for planning some exotic photo shoots.
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Chinaman’s Waterfall is a captivating waterfall located towards the south of the Koyna valley in Mahabaleshwar. It is one of the best waterfalls near Mumbai, and among prime places to visit on a Mahabaleshwar Trip. In the past, the gardens close to the falls were looked after by the Chinese. Thus the waterfall got its name as Chinaman’s Waterfall. Cascades down from a height of 500 feet into a deep valley, the waterfall flows from two different points and merges into a single stream. Positioned at the top of the Venna Valley, the calm surroundings and the exotic Chinaman’s waterfall render a perfect holiday spot.
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Yet another jewel in Mahabaleshwar, Vajrai Falls is a picturesque waterfall located near Kas Valley near Satara in Maharashtra. One of the most spectacular waterfalls near Pune, Vajrai Falls is a three-tier waterfall cascading down from a height of around 853 feet (260 m). This is a perennial waterfall but is very spectacular during monsoons. Urmodi River is believed to start from the Vajrai Waterfalls. It is one of the best Satara tourist places to visit by nature lovers and adventure seekers during the monsoons. There are many small caves near Vajrai Falls which can be visited along with the falls.
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A relatively less explored tourist spot, Bhilar Waterfall is a hidden seasonal waterfall located on Panchgani – Mahabaleshwar Road. The waterfall originates from the Kundalika River and gushes down from the height of almost 350 meters. It is one of the best places to experience Maharashtra Tourism, and among the must-include places in Panchgani tour packages. The quiet atmosphere with fewer visitors around only increases the charm of the place. And if you are in the mood for some adventure, you can indulge in rappelling here or find some trekking trails nearby.
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Thoseghar Waterfalls is a picturesque waterfall situated in the Satara district of Maharashtra. One of the most beautiful waterfalls near Pune and Mumbai, the roaring waterfall is in close vicinity to Kaas Pathar, the valley of flowers in Maharashtra. This seasonal waterfall drops through a series of cascades with a total height of about 500 m. Situated at the edge of the Konkan region, Thoseghar is one of the top waterfalls in Maharashtra and also one of the highest plunge waterfalls in India. Famous for its serenity, calm and quiet natural surroundings, the falls is a wonderful place where one can enjoy the beauty of nature as part of Satara Tour Packages.
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