A famous hill station south of Pune, Mahabaleshwar is home to winding roads by the hillside, an everlasting cool mountain breeze, 5 rivers, and several elevated viewing points. Enjoy some of the most scenic views from viewpoints such as Arthur's Seat, Wilson Point, and many more. If you make it in time, be sure to catch the sunrise or sunset. You can also visit attractions like Pratapgad fort, Lingmala Falls, Venna lake, and others, that make this destination popular among tourists.
As far as food goes, Mahabaleshwar is famous for its juicy strawberries. It would be a shame to leave without trying any. Unwind after a long week with a stroll through the strawberry farms while you enjoy the pleasant hill station climate and forget about your worries. Other famous local produce includes carrots, mullberries and corn. Corn is grown in abundance here and it is therefore no mystery that one of Mahabaleshwar's most favorite dishes is ''Corn Pattice'' a delicious savoury snack.
If you have the time, visit Panchgani as well, a hill station close to Mahabaleshwar, which is famed for its natural beauty. A flat piece of land known as the ''Table top'' lets you view the enchanting beauty of the surrounding region that will leave you speechless.
All in all, these twin hill stations have a lot to offer and make good options for a quick getaway from all the hustle and bustle.