Honeymoon in Panchgani
One of the most popular honeymoon destinations in India, Panchgani is a famous hill station in the state of Maharashtra, located in the Satara district.
At an altitude of 1334 m, and at a distance of 18 km from Mahabaleshwar, another popular honeymoon destination in Maharashtra, Panchgani draws a lot of honeymooners every year, in all the seasons.
The lush farms, deep ravines, sparse hamlet, coastal plains and Parsi houses are worth exploring here. A small town with little population, it offers you immense solitude and tranquility to know each other better and come closer on your Honeymoon in Panchgani.
Honeymoon Attractions in Panchagani
With some mesmerizing and isolated areas, the place is an absolute delight for the honeymooners to spend some quiet time here along with each other, during those initial days of marriage when you make efforts to know each other's understanding, likes and dislikes. Some popular places to visit are:
- Sydney Point
On the hill ranges facing the beautiful Krishna Valley, this mountain peak is an exquisite and serene site, with very less crowd to intrude. You can also see the beautiful waters around Dhom Dam from this peak, and other places like Pandavgad Fort and Mandhardeo Hill. These neighboring places are equally delightful and thereby inviting the couples.
- Table Land
The second largest mountain plateau in Asia, it is believed to be the resting place of Pandavas during their exile, where they used to cook. The place is a beautiful location over a wide expanse of the Laterite areas of Panchgani, from where you can see the Rajapuri caves and Devil's Kitchen.
- Parsi Point
Amidst the throng of scenic locales and hill peaks, Parsi Point is another , less explored tourist site in Panchgani. It is a charming hill point , close to Mahabaleshwar, from where you can see the main hill station of Panchgani and the Dhom Dam water site. You can enjoy a pure and untainted paradisaical serenity here with your partner.
- Devil's Kitchen
In the Southern area of the Table Land, this location full of rock caves and mysterious atmosphere believed to be another camp site for Pandavas during their exile, at a time when they also built the Pandavgad Caves or Forts in the neighboring areas. Explore the majestic and intimidating atmosphere of this place on your honeymoon in Panchgani.
- Dhom Dam
A great dam built over the splendid Krishna river, Dhom Dam is one of the most frequently visited sites in Panchgani because of its wonderful water sport facilities and the lively atmosphere, which breaks the monotony of the otherwise quiet and isolated locales of the entire hill station. It is a regular picnic site and you can have a fun time with your partner in this place.
- Rajapuri Caves
Providing the element of fun to you on your honeymoon, this place is a real delight for people who love exploring architectural sites. Also visit the beautiful Lord Karthikeya Temple here, which was built from the sand directly taken out of the caves. There are several little water bodies and river kunds around, which have sacred value.
Adventure in Panchgani
You won't be spending your entire time sitting at your hotel or resort , during your honeymoon. But besides siteseeing , you also need interesting activities to try out with your partner and the various locations that act as picnic sites offer various adventurous activities, like trekking, paragliding and boating. You can also enjoy water scooter and speed boats on the Krishna river, available near Dhom Dam. Even table land offer some trekking adventures and sports for kids.
Shopping in Panchgani
As far as shopping is concerned, you will find fresh produces of natural delights in this hill station. The fresh and extremely delicious strawberries is the best item you can shop to take back home after a pleasant honeymoon in Panchgani. The main market is full of local handicrafts, leather goods and hand made footwear, a traditional art of Panchgani, which you can buy. You can also buy many fruit products from here in the form of jams, pickles, sweets, marmalades and crushes. Some places for shopping are various Mapro shops, Strawberry Den and main market.