Mahabaleshwar is a famous hill station 150 kms from Pune on the South west side. The Sahyadri mountain ranges in this region offer great vistas and has famous forts such as the fort Pratapgad. Panchagani is a small town city 20 km east of Mahabaleshwar and has backwaters and ghat areas. This region produces 80% of India's Strawberry produce and you will see the strawberry farms every where with the strawberry sellers along the entire road section. This area has lots of amazing points giving great views of the deep mountain valleys around. It's one of the most famous hill stations in India and is always flooded with tourists and has many resorts of different price ranges offering great amenities.