Panchgani Hill Station

Panchgani Hill Station

Panchgani Hill Station Information

Panchgani Hill Station
Panchgani Hill Station Coordinates 17.92°N 73.82°E
Panchgani Hill Station Country  India
Panchgani Hill Station State Maharashtra
Panchgani Hill Station District(s) Satara
Panchgani Hill Station Population 13280 (2001)
Panchgani Hill Station Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Panchgani Hill Station Area
• Elevation

• 1,293 m (4,242 ft)

 

Panchgani Location Western Ghats, Maharashtra
Panchgani Distance from Mumbai 290kms
Panchgani Special Features Five Hills Tourist Hotspot
Panchgani Altitude 1334mts
Panchgani Other Attraction Mahabaleshwar, Pratapgarh Fort
Panchgani Best Time October to June

General Information - Panchgani

Panchgani Hill Station Location - Located On The Highway To Mahabaleshwar From Pune, Maharashtra.

Panchgani Hill Station Main Attraction - Table Land.

Panchgani Hill Station Best Time - October to May is the best time to visit.

Panchgani Hill Station History

Panchgani is a Hill-Station in Satara region in Maharashtra, India. It is at a height of 1334 meters. It is perfect place for relaxing and quiet holiday.

Panchgani - Location

The hill station Panchgani is 16kms away from Mahabaleshwar. And it is located in Western Ghat and is simply reachable from Pune and Mumbai.

Panchgani History

The charming Panchgani was revealed through British for the period of British Raj as a summer resort, and a supervisor named John Chesson was located in charge of hill station in 1860s. And he is accredited with planting several plant kinds from western world in Panchgani, including poinsettia and silver oak which have thrived in Panchgani. Mahabaleshwar was a summer resort of preference for British too, but it was ramshackle throughout the monsoons.  Panchgani was expanded as a retreat place for the Britishers for the reason that it remained pleasing all through year.

Panchgani: Sites to Visit

Panchgani is renowned for educational institutes. And there are available best boarding schools in Panchgani hill station. It has several old buildings of Parsi houses and colonial era that are worth a look.

If you are on a tour to Panchgani, try tasty local food at food stalls, which provide a wide collection of dishes.

Panchgani - How to Reach

The closest airport to reach Panchgani is in Pune. It is at the space of 98 km from hill station. The closest railway station too, is in Pune which is approx 98 km away from Panchgani.

By Air - Nearest airport is Pune, 160-km from Panchagani Hill Station

By Rail - Nearest railway station is Pune.

By Road, you can easily reach Panchgani, as it is well connected to Mumbai and Pune.

Panchgani - Best Time to Visit

Panchgani has an enjoyable weather throughout the year. The best time to go to Panchgani is from September to May.

Panchgani - Where to Stay

There are several first class hotels in Panchgani. Even you can select a hotel through MTDC which provides comfortable place at a sensible price.

Hill Resorts in India provides online booking for travel packages and accommodation to Panchgani. Even you can do online booking for tour package and take apleasurable  holiday in the stunning hill resort of Maharashtra.

Panchgani Weather / Climate

Panchgani has a modest climate throughout the year. March to May summer season is enjoyable and temperature differs between minimum of 20°C to a maximum of 35°C. Winters throughout December to February are chilly and common temperature is about 16°C. Yearly rainfalls are of medium level throughout monsoons in June to September.

People commemorate Ganesh Chaturthi (September) and Deepavali (October) with a great zeal. During March, Strawberry festival is a big attraction to tourists.

Best time to go to Panchgani is from September to May.

Panchgani Tourist Attractions

Sydney Point

Sydney Point is located on the hill in front of Krishna valley. From this place you can see glittering water of Mandhardeo, Pandavgad and Dhom Dam.

Table Land

Table Land is the 2nd top mountain highland in Asia. Some roomy caves including “Devil's Kitchen” are noticeable from here.

Parsi Point

Parsi point picturesque point is located on Mahabaleshwar road. It overlooks blue shiny waters of Dhom Dam and Krishna Valley.

Devil's Kitchen

Devil's Kitchen Located at south of Table Land, Devil's Kitchen has legends connected with it: It is alleged that Pandavas of Mahabharata epic didd wait here for a short time. Pandavgad Caves are also supposed to be made by them.

Panchgani Points

  1. Table Land
  2. Bhilar Water Fall
  3. Moral Re-Armament
  4. Rajapuri Caves
  5. Mapro Garden
  6. Panchgani Club
  7. Parsi Point
  8. Asia Plateau
  9. Sydney Point
  10. Radha Krishna Mandir

Panchgani Hill Station Hotels / Resorts

Kodaikanal Hotel Name Area Rent / Night
Blue Country Resort, Panchgani Khingar Road Panchgani

Rs.3300

Hotel Gitanjali , Panchgani NA

Rs.1330

Summer Plaza Resort-Pure Veg, Panchgani Near MSEB Panchgani

Rs.5500

The Dhanhills, Panchgani Kundibashinde Marg Panchgani

Rs.2850

Lords Shahee Resort, Panchgani NA

Rs.2999

Panchgani Schools

Panchgani School Name Tele Phone
Anjuman-E-Islam 240315
Anjuman-E-Islam (S.S.C) 240249
Arham Jain Vidyalaya 240492
Bharatiya Vidyapeeth God's Valley International School 240582, 240583
Billimoria High School 240314, 240910
Cambridge High School 240519
Codesh High School 240668
Dawn Academy 240390, 240412
Fidai Academy NA
Godevli Education Society 240224
Happy Hours High School 240386 / 240086
Hill Range High School 240532
Kimmins High School 240324
Mahatma Phule Vidya Mandir 240377
Mahatma Phule Vidya Junior College 240677
Marathwada Gurukul Hostel 240010
New Era High School 243221, 243200
Oaks High School 240395
Panchgani International School 240973, 240551, 241449
Pinewoods International High School 240900, 240901, 240902, 240290
SM Batha High School 240205
Sanjeewan Vidyalaya 240287, 240307
Scholars Foundation High School 240399
Shalom International High School 240201
Silverdale High School 240638, 241850
Sweet Memories High School and Junior College 2403996, 240496, 240596
St. Joseph's Convent 240323
St. Peter's School 241584, 240313
St. Paul's Hostel 240454
St. Xavier's High School 240955

Budget Hotels in Panchgani

Modern Hotels Heritage Hotels Other Hotels
Blue Country Resort Aishwarya Hotel Sai Palace
Cliff Inn Hotel IL-Palazzo Hotel Simla
Danhills Hotel Prospect Hotel Hotel Summer Palace
Five Hills Hotel Lodges Restaurant
Hotel Rahil Plaza Ambassador Friends
New Millenium Park Madhur Holiday Home Purohits
Mount Castle Hotel Parijat  
Ravine Hotel