Maharashtra, easy to spot on the map of India. Not only known for being the world’s second largest populated state, but the memorable tourist experiences it provides. The experience would not just be a memorable one, but for sure, the best a person can ever have. With the various tourist places and vintage buildings that people visit Maharashtra for, it is also a world famous destiny for breathtaking hill stations in Maharashtra.
Maharashtra has a lot to offer, like a flower to the bee, and a woman to her lover, but since the topic is about hill stations, following are some of the best hill stations in Maharashtra that you can visit are Lonavala, Matheran, Khandala, Panchagani, Bhandardara, Amboli, Malshej Ghat, Mahabaleshwar, Sawantwadi, Panhala, Toranmal and Chikhaldara. Clam and pristine landscapes that Maharashtra hill stations offer mesmerize not only the local tourists but also foreign nationals.
List of Hill Stations in Maharashtra
Above list of hill stations in Maharashtra is not the complete list. There are many other hill stations in Maharashtra which are less known but offers an amazing experience. Maharashtra is blessed with a wonderful nature. The Sahyadri Range is Maharashtra’s physical backbone and most of the Maharashtra hill stations are located in the Sahyadri Range of Western Ghat. At many places, the foothill of Western Ghats approaches the seashore and be evidence for the natural combination of hill stations and beaches of Maharashtra.
The British discovered most of the popular and famous hill stations in Maharastra, during their colonial rule. They found lush green landscapes a cool invitation during the scorching summer months. Although their rule ended several decades ago, the beauty and the glory of Maharashtra hill stations, continue to flourish. The Western Ghats, which form a part of it’s Sahyadri range, offers numerous beautiful hill stations.
With flora and fauna nourishing all over hill stations in Maharastra, it would make even the manliest of men go “awww”! For those of you just married couples, Matheran is the perfect destination to spend time in, with the vintage train chugging and the dark cloud coming out of the chimney in a picturesque location, just like the Indian cinema.
Situated at 1118m of altitude, top hill stations in Maharashtra offer a cool whiff even in the warmest of weather. By the way, hope you love wildlife, because hill stations in Maharashtra are blessed with panthers, bears, tigers, wild dogs. We all love coastal regions, except for the oily faces it gives us, but again, it is fun at 690m when you enjoy the breathtaking views of Mother Nature.
I could go on about how awesome Maharashtra is, but I guess you have already started packing your bags, so no point in wasting my time or yours’.