Famous as the ‘Land of Five Hills,’ Panchgani is an enchanting hill station in Maharashtra that is settled away from the crowded cities of Maharashtra. The site was put up as a summer retreat for the British rulers. As a result, the Panchgani hills offer salubrious weather round the year, and adding to its beauty is the impeccable scenery, making it look fascinating.
The Panchgani hill station is majorly visited by those travelers who want an escape from the scorching heat of summers. Located at around 1334 meters, the Panchgani hills in Maharashtra are not only favored by nature lovers but also by history buffs, who get to explore impressive cottages and buildings showcasing Colonial and British styles. Relish the pristine Krishna River, which follows you until you reach the gorgeous hill station.
Top Tourist Attractions in Panchgani
- Rajpuri Caves
- Parsi Point
Things to do in Panchgani
- Riding a Horse
Best time to visit Panchgani
The three greatest seasons to visit Panchgani are fall, winter, and spring. It is the perfect place for sightseeing, photography, and hiking because of the diverse flora and fauna present here, which are in full bloom, the mild, pleasant weather, and the clear, crisp air. September through May are the months during which this season lasts.
How to reach Panchgani
Road connections between Panchgani and the nearby cities are excellent. Pune Airport is the closest, and it's 2.5 hours by car from Panchgani. Pune Railway Station is the nearest station, located 105 kilometers from Panchgani. Pune has excellent rail and air connections to India's leading cities and most of their adjacent locations, including Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Indore, Kochi, Mysore, Lucknow, and Jaipur, among others. The best way to get around is by car, and state buses often run to take tourists to Panchgani. Mumbai, Pune, Satara, Nashik, Phaltan, Bordi, Dhule, and Kunkeshwar are all accessible from Panchgani through these buses.
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