Top 9 Hill Stations in Maharashtra for Monsoon Getaways

Maharashtra is nested in the Western Ghats range also known as Sahyadri mountains and home to some of the best hill stations in India. The charming hill station of Maharashtra also includes Malshej ghat,Panchgani,Khandala and Satara,These popular hill stations are much frequented weekend getaway for Pune and Mumbai.



A tranquil hill station on the Western Ghats, surrounded by thick forests and tree at an altitude of 690 m. Amboli Hill Station is one of the most beautiful hillside hamlet getaway and the the wettest place in Maharashtra.



The smallest hill station in India is located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m. Matheran is famous for its 38 designated look-out points that provides a 360 degree view of the surrounding area.



The charming hill station nestled on the Sahayadri mountain ranges in Maharashtra, Located on the banks of river Pravara. Bhandardara hill station in Maharashtra is perfect place for weekend getaways with family and friends.


Chikaldhara is the only hill station of the Maharashtra state having wild life sanctuary, situated at an altitude of 1118 m. Chikaldhara is the only coffee-growing area in Maharashtra.



Jawhar hill station is located at an altitude of 518m, about 80 kms from Nasik and 180 kms away from the city of Mumbai and popularly known as Mahabaleshwar of Thane. Jawhar is known for its picturesque setting and a vibrant cultural heritage.



Panhala lies on the Sahyadri Mountain Range and is situated in the Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. The smallest city of Maharashtra has number of attractions including Panhala Fort and Parashar Caves, the Panhala fort commands a panoramic view of the valley. Image Source: kolhapurtourism


Toranmal is situated in Satpura hills of Maharashtra about 55 kilometres from Shahada city, It’s a very small and less known hill station in Maharashtra. Gorakhnath Temple of Toranmal attracts thousands of devotees on Mahashivratri.

Lonavala Khandala


Lonavala and Khandala are famous for their seemingly innumerable varieties of chikki and beautiful landscapes. The twin hill stations are nested in the Western Ghats  and has a special attraction for the Mumbai and Pune crowd seeking a convenient weekend holiday.

Mahabaleshwar Panchgani


The twin hill stations of Maharashtra are well known for its strawberry fruit,number of view points,lakes and beautiful landscapes.
Five hills that surrounded Panchgani town and Mahabaleshwar is the source of the Krishna River, located in the Western Ghats range.