Trekking In Mahabaleshwar
Discover what paradise can offer amidst azure skies as you move ahead with your laced ones. Trekking to Mahabaleshwar could provide you an eye satiating view of the landscapes and an opportunity to flaunt its wealth in your still or video camera. There are times when travelers go through the miserable situation and they are not able to reach at the right place about which they have always dreamt. This could be called as lack of knowledge or the dearth of extensive research due to which tour operators charge extra amount from you and eventually at the end you feel duped.
Similarly, in a stance to Trek from Mahabaleshwar to Pratapgad which is strategically located in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, the aspiring travelers can walk on the roadmap which is smartly designed for them . While Trekking from Mahabaleshwar to Makarandgad, the aspiring vacationers could take a jeep or bus which could approximately consume the time frame of 6-7 hours. Dotted 12 to 15 KMS away from the main Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, the vacationers could en route their entire journey commencing, Trekking from Mahabaleshwar to Zolai Khind, Dhidhgaon, Chatubet, Ghonaspur, Makarandgad and at last they could finally reach to Pratapgad. However, while following the trail to Pratapgad, the tourists must book a guide for themselves which could charge an amount ranging from 250 to 1000 rupees.
While on a long spur to the region, the vacationers can enjoy the mesmerizing spectacle and irresistible charm of Dudhgaon which is genuinely clubbed between the dense cover of forest and sun bathed Koyna River. Eventually, the trail comes up from the emanating point of Koyna Lake which is entrenched near the dusty lanes of Dabbe village. For the very valid reason, the trekkers who really want to explore the mysticism of the region could cover this distance of few kilometers by walking. But in order to prevent your self from extreme frustration, the enthusiasts could also avail the full advantage of launch service which connects Dabhe to other villages of the region. The blend of culture and natural beauty suffused in the region could steal your heart for a few hours. Additionally, if you are a honeymoon couple then the feeling of romanticism may magnetize your senses and could force you to fall head over heels with your loved ones. Perhaps, aggravated by the series of emotional trance with your partner or family, you can en route your Trekking from Ghonaspur to Makrangad, from where you can visit to Mahadev Temple, uncanny caves and an encounter with Jangam tribe would definitely take you back in the glorious past of the region.
Trekking from Makarandgad to Pratapgad Fort it will take around 1 hour during which you can visit to Maruti Temple. From Parapar village followed by the trail to Sondpar village, it will take the time of 30-45 minutes leading you to Afzals Khan’s Tomb. Afzal Khan was a barbaric general of Mughal Empire who tried to stab Shivaji with an act of evil gambit. But Shivaji with his brisk mind game stashed Afzal Khan by his concealed tiger claws. Supported by the series of events the base of the fort which is 10 minutes away from the village is honored with bronze statue of Maratha Chief Shiva Ji.
Close to Mahabaleshwar, there is Bhavani Mata Temple which houses an idol of Mahishasur Mardine made from single ammonite fossil brought by Shivaji from Nepal in the year 1661.While Trekking from Partapgad the vacationers can embrace the tantalizing scenic view of Raigad, Torna, Rajgad and several other destinations. The entire region of Mahabaleshwar-Pratapgad will greet you with chilly winds at night and invigorating climate, strong enough to rejuvenate your tired mind with cosmic energy.
There also good numbers of budget, Luxuary as well as Home Stays in Mahabaleshwar located near the tea gardens provides all the comforts and luxuries at best price tags. The travelers can also avail Mahabaleshwar Tour Packages which include a stay at one of the finest hotels in mahabaleshwar, platter of meals and a cab service to commute with in the precincts of the region.