Maharashtra host some of the highest elevation Points, Pinnacle, Plateau and Peaks in the country such as Wilson Point Mahabaleshwar,Panchgani Table Land,Prabalgad Durg Peak,Panorama Point Matheran,Kalsubai Peak,Kaas Plateau and Lingana Pinnacle. Here is the list of tallest and highest Peaks and Points of Maharashtra.
Kalsubai Peak also called as the Everest of Maharashtra, is the highest mountain peak in Maharashtra at an elevation of 5400 feet. The peak along with the adjoining hills lies within the Kalsubai Harishchandragad wildlife sanctuary and attracts a large number of monsoon trekkers.
The fort of Salher is highest fort of Maharashtra, situated in the Sahyadri mountain range and also the second highest peak of Maharashtra after Kalsubai. Salher peak is located near Waghamba in Satana tehsil and one of the top 27th highest peak in Western Ghats of India.
Wilson Point at Mahabaleshwar also known as Sunrise Point is the highest point in Mahabaleshwar and bound by valleys on all sides. The point offers spectacular glance of Mahabaleshwar and the only point from where both sunrise and sunset can be seen.
Alang Fort lies within the Kalsubai range of the Western Ghats, situated at an elevation of 4500 feet in Nashik district. The fort rank as the most difficult trek to climb becuase of dense forest cover and very heavy rains.
Mangi Tungi are two twin pinnacled mountain peak with plateau,located near Tahrabad near Nasik. These twin peaks are considered sacred in Jainism and the place is home to old temples and 108 ft Jain Idol of Rishabhdev Bhagwan, named as The Statue of Ahimsa.
Table Land of Panchgani is one of the highest mountain pleateau in Maharashtra and the second longest mountain plateau in Asia. Panchgani Table Land is one of the famous tourist destinations for evening views and joy rides.
Kaas Plateau also called as Kaas Pathar is really a Valley of Flowers in Maharashtra,situated in Satara under the Sahyadri Sub Cluster of the Western Ghats. Kaas plateau is a biodiversity hotspot in Maharashtra and known for various types of wild flowers at an altitude of 1200 metres.
Lingana is a massive pinnacle, situated between Raigad and Torna in the Mahad Taluka of Raigad. The fort of Lingana was built by Shivaji Maharaj and its very popular monsoon trekking destination in Maharashtra.
Panorama Point of Matheran is one of the 38 designated look-out points, located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m. The Panorama Panorama point is very popular among the tourists and offers picturesque views of the the Western Ghats range and the city.
Kalavantin Durg is the sister fort of Prabalgad,located between Matheran and Panvel. Prabalgad peak is the main attraction for monsoon trekkers and listed as one of the abandoned places in India.
Irshalgad is situated in the Karjat Region,located between Matheran and Panvel in Maharashtra. It is a sister fort to Prabalgad and one of the most difficult monsoon trek in the state of Maharashtra.
Karnala fort is situated inside the Karnala Bird Sanctuary in Raigad district. The tower also called as called Pandu Tower is a 125 feet high basalt pillar used as watchtower.
Sarasgad is a small fort at a height of 1400 ft, located in a village near Pali on Nagothane-Khopoli road. The Fort is known for its four pinnacles and offers an excellent panoramic view of all the mountain ranges.
Ghangad and Tailbaila forts of Maharashtra are situated in Lonavala region and the vertical wall of rocks is called as Magmatic Dyke. Tailbaila is one of the most prominent places in the Sahyadri range and famous for its four rock-climbing routes.