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5 hill stations in Maharashtra to get away to

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 25th April, 2017 01:28:17 PM
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5 hill stations in Maharashtra to get away to

 

Through the length of its state, Maharashtra encompasses a landscape ranging from the steeply rising Western Ghats, all the way down to the seashore of the Arabian Sea. Cradled within is carpeted green mountain walls, are the most stunning hill stations, each with a charm that's all their own. Take a break from the frenzied pace of the city and get away to these oases of calm.

 

Panchgani

 

A quintessentially residential area, it exudes a charm that harks to a time gone by.

 

Keechakadara

 

As accounted in the Mahabharata, this is the place where Bheema killed Keechaka, the villain and threw him into the valley below.

 

Bhandardara

 

For a short two-and-a-half-hour-long journey, this hill station offers city dwellers a drastically contrasting landscape and stunning surroundings.

 

Matheran

 

Matheran sits atop the Sahyadris Mountain range and is another hot weekend getaway for city slickers.

 

Mahabaleshwar

 

Once the summer capital of the Bombay Presidency during the British Raj, it offers visitors a perfect blend of modernity with old-world charm.