Parasailing in Panchgani

It was last weekend of July, rainy season in Maharashtra and we, a group of 11 people (extended family) went to three days trip to Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani. You can read in details about that visit here, here and here. It was my second visit to these small hill stations amidst the heights of the Sahyadris mountains.

Only eighteen kms from Mahabaleshwar, the hill station of Panchgani is no lesser known to tourists. It is a frequented hill resort and is an ideal base for some good trekking, hiking, biking and parasailing (seasonal).
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Panchgani

Only eighteen kms from Mahabaleshwar, the hill station of Panchgani now is no lesser known to tourists. It is a frequented hill resort and is an ideal base for some good trekking. Situated at an altitude of 1334m in Satara district, it gets its name from the five plateaus around it.

panch = five
gani = plateaus

Though it is only 38 m below Mahabaleshwar, it takes eighteen kms of breathtaking spectacular view offering of the river Krishna that wanders through the farms and hamlets on one side & the coastal plains on the other. I found Panchgani a Read the rest