Quick Five :
Location: Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra
Best time to visit: July to November
Transport: Rail / Road / Local Transportation
Accommodation: There are some good hotels easily available.
Chinaman’s waterfall, Mahabaleshwar :
Chinaman’s waterfall is just 2.5 kms away from Mahabaleshwar and has a beauty of its own kind. The waterfall is on carviali road and can also be reached by the Tiger path or from Babington point. The waterfall is situated at the top of Venna Lake and has a different beauty in Monsoons. The water level rises in monsoon and the waterfall is at its best with the glittering water falling from it. The calm and pleasant surrounding of the waterfall makes your holiday perfect. Your journey is surely incomplete without visiting the amazing waterfalls in Mahabaleshwar.
The specialty of Mahabaleshwar is Strawberries, which you will find on every corner of the city during winter season. You can also taste different variety of milk juices specially made of strawberry. There are many good restaurants available where you have a wide range of food items to choose from, whether it may be Indian or special cuisine, but for special cuisines there are some selected restaurants available. Good and hygienic food is available at many restaurants and hotels in Mahabaleshwar.
Staying in Mahabaleshwar is not a problem as there are many options available which will suit your budget. You may choose economic Bungalows, Holiday resorts or the hotels, whatever you wish to. There are several options offered by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation in Mahabaleshwar (MTDC).
Railway : Mahabaleshwar railway station is well connected with the other station and has a good frequency of trains available.
Road : The Chinaman’s waterfall can easily be reached from Mahabaleshwar city as it is just 2.5 kms away.
Local transport : Local taxi and buses, horses, bicycles are available.
Things Important to carry :
First Aid Kit, Some extra clothes, and Mineral Water Bottle, camera.