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Best Camping Tours in Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is a beautiful hill-station located south of Mumbai, in Maharashtra. Because it is located directly along the Western Ghats of India, camping in Mahabaleshwar is a popular activity amongst tourists and visitors. The versatile landscape and geography of the town make for the perfect camping ground, where you can set up tents on mountains, valleys, near historical monuments, rivers and many more.

Places like Elephant’s Head point, Dhobi Waterfalls, Arthur’s Seat, Wilson Point, Venna Lake are some of the popular places to go Mahabaleshwar camping. This activity is even more popular because of its proximity to pure, unaltered nature. It is the perfect getaway for city-dwellers and in fact, people from all over the country travel to Mahabaleshwar to spend some time in its scenic countryside landscape.

You can book several tour packages according to your requirements. Whether you are looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday or an adventurous one where you can explore and go trekking in the nearby areas, there is something for everyone. Fun activities such as games, bonfires, forest tours and treks, swimming and much more are also part and parcel of your camping trip when you are in Mahabaleshwar.

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Traveller Tales from Mahabaleshwar

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Abani Gupta

16 December 2018

They call Tapola mini Kashmir and Bro! They don't kid. The place is all beauty. I was in love with it from the very first second. It has got this oddly soothing vibe. The stream is clear and totally fa...

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Aryan Agarwal

10 December 2018

Amidst beautiful scenery and the lake, the camping was a refreshing experience. The tents were perfectly arranged. When we visited the temperature was around 40 degree. Nights were better. We did kayak...

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Trilochana Trivedi

18 December 2018

Nobody in my group had visited any of the places covered before, and we all loved it so much. The scenery was breathtaking and everything was executed as per the plan. Great job. Thrillophilia!

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chelliah arun

02 April 2018

"best place for tent stay! overall good experience"

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DATTUSING TOWAR

08 December 2017

"very good tour"

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Tanushree Verma

10 December 2018

The place is literally a mini version of Kashmir. We enjoyed trekking, boating and camping here. Thanks to Umesh, our guide, and thanks to Thrillophilia for pulling this off

What You Should Know More About Camping in Mahabaleshwar

  • Q. Is it safe for a solo female to go camping in Mahabaleshwar?

    Yes, it is safe for a solo female traveller to go camping in Mahabaleshwar. Mahabaleshwar camping is an activity that is enjoyed by families and other travellers looking for a retreat from the crowded city life. However, like any other place, women travelling solo must take the usual but necessary precautions to ensure a happy and safe camping trip.

  • Q. What is the approx. cost of camping in Mahabaleshwar?

    The approximate cost of going camping in Mahabaleshwar can cost you anything between 3,000 INR to 12,000 INR. Depending on the services you request and the location of your camps, the price of the tour package that you are pre-booking keeps changing. 

  • Q. What all activities can we do during camping?

    All the camps in Mahabaleshwar come with some exciting activity or the other that you can enjoy alone or with your loved ones. Some of the popular activities include trekking, rock climbing, boating, campfires, cycling, windsurfing, lakeside soirees and much more.

  • Q. Is Mahabaleshwar worth visiting?

    Yes, it is definitely worth visiting Mahabaleshwar, and there are several reasons for you to do so. Mahabaleshwar is one of the most serene and peaceful hill-stations in the Western Ghats. From the famous Mahabaleshwar camps, you can trek to some of the most stunning viewpoints from where you can see crystal clear lakes, hills covered in lush greenery and temples, relics and many more interesting things. The year-round pleasant weather is another major attraction of this hill-station. Mahabaleshwar is also known for several other interesting things such as strawberry fields and Kolhapuri chappals.

  • Q. Where is Mahabaleshwar located? How can I reach there?

    Mahabaleshwar is located in Satara District of Maharashtra, a little south of the city of Mumbai. It is accessible by trains, cars and buses. If you want to travel by air, the nearest airport is Pune airport from where you can book a taxi or a cab and drive for around 120 km to reach Mahabaleshwar.

    If you want to go to the hill-station by train, you can either go to Wathar train station which is 60 km away or reach Pune Railway Station from where you can book a cab to the town. Mahabaleshwar is mostly accessible by buses that ply regularly and are available from both Mumbai and Pune. The journey from Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar is around 247km and it takes 6 hours by bus.

  • Q. Will there be bonfire? Can we dance and sing at the campsite?

    Bonfires, dancing and singing are some of the most exciting features about going camping in Mahabaleshwar. Most of the camp tours in the area offer this service along with lively music as part of your tour package. The cool weather and rural countryside also make for the perfect environment to dance and sing around the warm bonfire.

  • Q. Do you think I should bring some medicines with me while camping?

    Yes, you should definitely carry medicines when you go camping in Mahabaleshwar. While the hill town is known for its natural beauty and green hills, one must also keep in mind that it is a rainy hill-station where you can encounter some insects. An insect-repellant, allergy medicines, antibiotic cream and some antibacterial wipe is an absolute must. Apart from this, you should also carry medicines for common ailments such as nausea, stomach aches, fever, fatigue and digestives.

  • Q. What is Mahabaleshwar famous for?

    Mahabaleshwar is best known for its landscapes and scenic views. Places like the Venna Lake, Mapro Garden, Pratapgad, Elephant’s Head Point, Kate’s Point and Albert’s Seat are some of the most stunning viewpoints in the Western Ghats. You can see pristine lakes, rolling green hills and valleys filled with flowers from these vantage points.

    It is also known for its beautiful waterfalls such as Chinaman Waterfalls, Dhobi Falls and Lingmala Waterfall. Another point of attraction in Mahabaleshwar is the strawberry fields. There are several strawberry farms in the areas from where you can sample and buy fresh strawberries. The month of May also sees the famous Strawberry Festival here.

  • Q. What is the best time to visit Mahabaleshwar for camping?

    The best time to visit the places for camping in Mahabaleshwar is usually between October and June, where you can experience pleasant summers, mild winters and even some light monsoon rain.

    Mahabaleshwar sees its summer months between March to June where the temperature stays pleasant during the day and cool at night. Even though it can become a little hot during the peak summer season, it is still relatively bearable.

    The monsoon months start from July and go on till October when the rains start receding from the Western Ghats. If you are a fan of lush greenery, the smell of rain, and the misty weather, then monsoon is the perfect time for you to visit this hill-station.

    Winter lasts from November to February, which is the peak strawberry season in the area. Even though temperatures may drop till -4 degree Celsius sometimes, it is still a pleasant time to enjoy the natural beauty of Mahabaleshwar.

  • Q. Can we do camping in the monsoon?

    Yes, camping in Mahabaleshwar is possible during the monsoon season. However, most of the major camping tours and trips are organized just before or after, to avoid the muddy ground and the damp weather. Some of the camps in Mahabaleshwar organize special monsoon treks to places such as Kate’s point from where you can see the expanse of the green jungle.

  • Q. Will food and safe drinking water be provided during camping in Mahabaleshwar?

    Yes, if you are booking Mahabaleshwar camps through proper travel agencies and agents, you are likely to get a comprehensive tour package which includes the provision of food and safe drinking water. However, if you decide to go camping in Mahabaleshwar independently, then it is recommended that you carry your own supply of food and water, even though shops are available at accessible distances from popular campsites.

  • Q. What kind of clothes and equipment should I carry while going on my trip to Mahabaleshwar?

    Mahabaleshwar is primarily a hill station that is prone to frequent bouts of rainfall. This kind of weather is especially prevalent through the peak tourist season, which is from October to June.

    When you are travelling to Mahabaleshwar, make sure you carry clothes that are essential to combat the weather, such as a raincoat, boots, jeans and pants, comfortable shirts for a comfortable stay at the camps in Mahabaleshwar. Full-sleeved clothes are a must for trips into the jungle. As for equipment, apart from the basic toiletries, you can also carry an umbrella, a hat for sunny days, binoculars to take full advantage of the stunning views and other medicinal precautions to ensure a safe and hassle-free stay.

  • Q. What all things will be included in my package?

    You can book different kinds of tours and tour packages when you go camping in Mahabaleshwar. Pre-booked packages include many convenient amenities such as free parking, free WiFi and high-speed internet, toiletries, family-friendly rooms, twin-sharing tents and much more.

    When it comes to food and beverages, you are entitled to free breakfasts and a constant provision of lunch, dinner and snacks throughout your stay. These meals come with a range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. Packages also include activities such as watersports, treks, mountain climbing, campfires, bonfires, swimming, boating, music and much more.

  • Q. Is internet access available during camping?

    Yes, internet access is available during camping. While the camp tours that are a little expensive most definitely offer free high-speed internet to travellers, you have to ensure from beforehand if the tour you are booking (especially if it is a budget tour) offers internet or not. Otherwise, the campsites are generally prone to good connectivity. 

  • Q. What sort of camps will be there in Mahabaleshwar?

    Mahabaleshwar camping is an exciting and versatile activity where you can choose from various kinds of camps when you are visiting. Here, you can choose lakeside camps or hilltop camps or forest camps. These can be in the form of tents, homestays or properly equipped rooms as well. There are also a few designated places for camping in Mahabaleshwar that can determine the nature of your camps.

  • Q. Can we smoke/drunk at the campsites?

    While drinking in private is permitted when you go Mahabaleshwar camping, smoking is strictly prohibited. For personal health reasons, it is usually recommended that you avoid smoking and drinking when you are camping. The high altitude, as well as the hilly terrain, can cause breathing issues and general exhaustion.

  • Q. What all things I must carry for camping in Mahabaleshwar?

    Mahabaleshwar is a cold and rainy town, so when you set out for your Mahabaleshwar camps, make sure you carry your woollen clothes, as well as clothes to protect you from the rain.

    A raincoat, extra pairs of dry clothes, waterproof bags and shoes are all important to carry with you. It is recommended that you also carry mosquito repellants, a first aid kit, your own water, sunscreen, sunglasses and trekking shoes. If you are a fan of natural beauty, make sure you also carry a camera because you will be met with some unforgettable sights.

  • Q. Which are the best camping tours in and around Mahabaleshwar?

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  • Q. What are the best tourist places to visit in Mahabaleshwar?

    Mahabaleshwar has an abundance of dense woods, high cliffs, deep valleys, green earth and full of exciting natural wonders. Here is the list of best tourist places to visit in Mahabaleshwar:

    1. Wilson Point 
    2. Mumbai Point 
    3. Arthur's Seat 
    4. Mahabaleshwar Temple 
    5. Babington Point