Panchgani is in Satara district of Maharashtra. One can see the Krishna River on one side and the coastal plain on the other. This hill station lies at an altitude of 1,334m above the sea level. Panchgani is far from the noise and hustle-bustle of cities. One can reach the hill station from Mahabaleshwar on Pune road.
Tourists can plan for nature walks through jungle, thickly covered with
lush trees and vegetation. Krishna River flows through tiny hamlets,
farms and ravines. Table Land is an important site at Panchgani, which
is a flat mountain peak giving a miniature view of the coastal plains.
There is also an enjoyable water sports centre called Tapola. Sydney
Point, Rajapuri Caves, Kartikswamin Temple, Parsi Point, Pandav-Ghat,
Mandharodeo Kanga point and Kachhabavdi point are other attractions at
Nearest airport is Pune at 160 km from Panchagani, while Pune is the
most convenient railway station. Panchgani is only 18 km from
Mahabaleshwar. It can also be easily reach by road from Mumbai and Pune.