5 attractions you should visit in Satara - With photos & details

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Top 5 attractions to explore in Satara

Satara district is situated in the river basins of the Bhima and Krishna river. The district of Pune bounds it to the north, Raigad bounds it to the north-west, Solapur the east, Sangli to the south, and Ratnagiri to the west.

Panchgani hill stationB2 / Vally Green Near Summer Plaza, Panchgani, Maharashtra 412803, India
Hill Stations

This is a famous hill station and municipal council in Satara district. Scenic Panchgani was discovered by the British during the British raj as a summer resort, and a superintendent named John Chesson was placed in charge of the hill station in the 1860s.

Kaas Plateau of FlowersKaas Plateau of Flowers, Maharashtra
Mountain Peaks

It is situated high hill plateaus and grasslands turn into a 'valley of flowers' during monsoon season, particularly from August to early October. Kaas plateau is a World Natural Heritage site, part of the Sahyadri Sub-cluster.To control possible damage by tourists, the number of visitors to the plateau has been restricted to 3,000 per day.

Lodwick Point MahabaleshwarLodwick Trail, Haroshi, Satara, Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra 412806, India

Lodwick Point is situated about 5 km west of Mahabaleshwar Bus stand. The point was named after  General Lodwick, who was the first British officer to climb the hill in April 1824.

Pratapgad FortPoladpur Mahabaleshwar Road, Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra 412806, India

This is a large fort located in Satara district. Significant as the site of the Battle of Pratapgad. The fort is now a popular tourist destination. This fort is built on a spur which overlooks the road between the villages of Par and Kinesvar.

Vajrai WaterfallSatara District, Kas-Bamnoli Road, Kas, Maharashtra 415013, India

Bhambavli Vajrai Waterfall is the tallest waterfall of India. The height of this waterfall is 1840 ft and it falls from a straight cliff having three steps (stages). The water for waterfall comes from the river Urmodi. The lush green mountains and the flowers in nearby flower valley please your senses. The pleasant weather actually relaxes you like anything. But the star attraction of this place is tranquility.

Map of attractions in Satara