Introduction and Geography - Mahabaleshwar (3000 ft) and Panchgani (2500
ft) (20 kms apart)
are premier hill stations in western India known for its Cold Climate and
Strawberries in Winter, heavy monsoons and pleasant climate in
access from Pune (100-120 kms) and Mumbai (220-240 kms) makes for an ideal
corporate getaway destination for small and medium sized groups. Hotels here
don't have enough rooms or conference hall capacities to hold large sized
Mahabaleshwar has a large number of hotel visited for decades by traditional
tourists. These hotels cater to Pure Veg. Meals segment and therefore mostly
not suited for corporates. However as corporate requirements have grown,
there are now number of resorts that cater to corporates all the time.
Scenario: Availability scenario is extreme. Summers, long weekends
and Holiday season gets booked well in advance. Rest of the time
weekends get booked well in advance. Therefore reservation and planning well
in advance is a must.
Overnight Volvo Buses from Mumbai arrive at 6 AM at Mahabaleshwar. However
more convenient would be a road journey either from Mumbai or Pune. Nearest
Railway Station is Khed at about 70-80 kms on the Konkan Rail which is
suitable in case guests are looking for an onward journey to Coastal
Mahrashtra / Goa or arrive from Ratnagiri / Goa.
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with your requirement and we will reply ASAP. Depending on location of the
guests coming for the meet, we will be able to suggest best set of options
based on category of meet (Senior Management meet, Training Programme,
Conference, Leisure getaway etc.), budget, limiting criterion (Availability,
guest preference etc.).