The place derives its the first hill town reach from Mahabaleshwar on the Pune Road. Panchagani, an idyllic mountain in Krishna Vallery. Panchgani is a healthy setting for expensive schools. and for the Moral rearmanment Training center established here in 196 Raj Mohan Gandhi nephew of the Mahatma, which incorgorates model farms with Maharashtras first pure-bred jersey panchgani offers you a splendid climate and magnificent scenery. There are mysterious valleys, numerous harmelts sparking Rivers. Only sixteen kms from Mahabaleshwar, the hill station of Panchgani is lesser known to tourists but no less inviting. Swoops around bends with abandon, offering heart stopping views of the river krishna on one side & the coastal plains on the other.
Once strongly suggestion for consumptive Britishers, the air here is rich in oxygen content and the water is said to contain traces of hemoglobin boosting iron. Panchgani is the ideal hill station, with the Raj stamped indelibly all over it. It can be seen in the old architecture of the old British buildings, the parsi houses, & the boarding schools that have been for a century or more. A key geographical feature is the table topped plateau (panch = five, gani=plateaus) shaped by flattened volcanic rock. In the evenings it turns into a makeshift fair with ferris wheels, pony rides and a variety of food stalls. Panchgani is often referred to as the Mecca of Maharashtra If you want to enjoy the beauty of the hill Station Panchgani you may go for a pony ride. The ride through the hamlets, farms and ravines with the gorgeous greens and the ravishing river Krishna of Panchgani will surely enchant you.
Panchgani is a pleasant hill resort that does not experience major temperature variations. Though the monsoons are rather heavy. The temperature ranges between sixteen and thirty-five degrees throughout the year. The best months to visit Panchgani are from September to May. In Panchgani there are so many old British buildings and Parsi houses though the most famous are the educational institutes. There are as many as twenty boarding schools in Panchgani.