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Panchgani

, Maharashtra

  (part of Mahabaleshwar region)

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State: Maharashtra
District: Satara
Famous for/as: Hill Station
Languages: Marathi, Hindi, English
Best Season: Sept - May
Weather: Summer 20 to 37°C, Winter 8 to 32°C
Altitude: 1293 m
Pincode: 412805
STD code: 02168
Panchgani, literally mean the place of five hills, is a renowned hill station in Maharashtra. This majestic hill resort is located at 1,334 mt altitude. Panchgani is a vibrant scenic destination and its beauty multiplies with the backdrop of hilly terrains at one side and coastal plains at the other side. This place had been used by the British officials as their summer resort.

The Panchgani hill station is known for its unpolluted air and it is believed that the oxygen content in atmosphere is more here compared to other regions. Due to this many people select this for convalescing from diseases. The ambience is very cool and calm and the exquisite environment is a perfect background for rejuvenation.

Panchgani is spotted with many attractive colonial period cottages with all luxurious facilities for the tourists to spend their vacation in perfect seclusion and enjoyment. This place is bestowed with buildings of British architecture, Parsi houses and the boarding schools. The town, a natural relaxation spot, adds its comforts with the soothing effect of cool breeze rustling through the thick woody regions. Panchgani has many western plant species including poinsettia and silver oaks, which are originally planted by British people.

Fresh air, unspoiled natural beauty, breathtaking panoramic views and lush greeneries make this place one of the most sought hill station in Maharashtra. This place is renowned for international quality education and there are at least three dozen schools offering high standard facilities for the children. The Mahabaleshwar Hill Station and Venna Lake are some attractions nearby.
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Hill Towns: Glory of the hills post monsoon

  by Shwetha  on Aug 20, 2010
With monsoons gone by the breezy cold days headed our way, this is the best time to head to hills and enjoy the green canopy and crisp mountain air left behind by the monsoon showers...

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Panchgani is a hill station that is located near Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra. Since it is located amidst five hills, traveling around the place can be a little difficult. Only powerful vehicles can climb the slopes. Some of the local transport options are taxis, jeeps and motor bikes.

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Local transport in Panchgani is mainly through tourist taxis and they can be hired on a daily basis. They cost around Rs 600 per day. This is a good option for visiting nearby areas. Jeeps are also available and they are ideal for climbing the steep slopes. They cost around Rs 500 per day and are a good option for visiting some of the plantations in the area.

Motor Bike



Motor bikes may also be available for hire; however they may not be a safe option for inexperienced riders. They cost between Rs 200 and Rs 300 per day.

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Comments (7) Reviews (4)
its a best place to visit in summers. im lovin it.
Posted by rahul 1 year, 8 months ago
Please guide me to reach Panchgini from Shirdi. What is the distance and the means to reach.
Posted by Neha 5 year, 6 months ago
Hi Neha,

If you want to go Panchgani to Shirdi than best route is that you first come to Mumbai & than approach to Shirdi, i am also willing to go to Panchgani, so please contact to me after coming Mumbai, i will always remain for any help.
Posted by SUHDIR 4 year, 10 months ago
panchgani is the best place i have ever been.Iwant my school days back so that i can enjoy some more.My new era high schoolis the best will remain the best.
Posted by vibha jain 5 year ago
Dear Sir/Madam,
I am from Assam. May I get an information about bus and rail from Mumbai to Panchgani and also nearest hotel or guuest hous(cheapest) of New Era High School in Panchagnai.
Posted by Bhante 5 year, 24 days ago
Hello I am from goa and would like to come to panchgani....what is the best mode of transport is there any train or bus from goa.......
Or can i come via shirdi..

Regards
vaibhav
Posted by vaibhav 5 year, 3 months ago
I want to visit blue country resort panchgini satara so can you help me to reach by nearest railway i am from surat gujrat.
Posted by urvi shah 5 year, 3 months ago
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