The Best Time to Visit Panchgani

Cradled by the Sahyadri Mountain Ranges and drenched by the Krishna River, this hill station in Maharastra is an ideal spot for those who enjoy the quiet of the wilderness.

Come summer, and Panchgani boils up to a high temperature of 40 °C. The heat waves are not an ideal choice for tourists to plan a trip to Panchgani. Monsoon rains awakens the natural scenic wonders of the Panchgani hills and the winter with its welcoming hug, is an ideal time to go out for a stroll in the region.

Photo by Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay, CC BY-SA 2.0
Months         Conditions   Our Recommendation
November to FebruaryYou will surely enjoy sightseeing and different tourist activities, as the weather is most pleasant and cool during this part of the year.Popular Tourist Season
June to October Moderate rainfalls, makes the place look even more better, but don’t forget to carry an umbrella or a raincoat with you.Ideal Time


March to MaySummers are hot and dry, due to which most of the tourists avoid visiting Panchgani during this part of the year.Off Season


How to Reach Panchgani?

Accessible by a well-connected network of flights to almost all the major cities, the Pune Domestic Airport is the best bet to book a comfortable trip to Panchgani. Chiplun Railway Station is the nearest airport to Panchgani but, the preferable which is easily accessible would be the Pune Railway Station.

What to see and do in Panchgani?

Pay a visit to some of the most popular sites in Panchgani, breathing in the pure air and drinking in the beauty of this recluse.Panchgani is a nature lover’s paradise with natural scenic wonders adorning the place with compassion where, every place you go is blessed with abundance.

Table Land

Elementary school has taught us several times of ‘table top lands’ or ‘Plateaus’. Did you know that the Table Land in Panchgani was the second largest plateau in Asia? Moreover, did you know that the Panchgani Table Land offers the best scenic view of all, in the country? Experience this for yourself, and stroll down the paths of the Plateau to catch a glimpse of that setting sun.


Shrine to the Dholya Ganapati, this small village town of Wai has a divine aura around it. It does not come as a surprise when one realizes that the temple is known as the ‘Kaashi of the South’.  Soaked by the Krishna river and bordered by the Ghats, this small town is drenched in the silent beauty of the tamed nature which only adds to its beauty.

Sydney Point and Kate’s Point

Reminiscent of the cultural legacy of the British era, the Parsi Point and Kate’s Point are named after favoured British officials. Merely a few kilometres away from the city of Panchgani, these places offer a bird’s eye view of the vast expanse of land where nature reigns with all her power and tranquil beauty.

Panchgani India
Photo by Balaji Photography, CC BY-SA 2.0

Also, Pay a Visit to:

Kamalgad Fort

Dhom Dam

Parsi Point

Lingmala Fort

Pratapgad Fort

Pack your bags for a quiet escape to this serene beauty away from the hustle and bustle of modernity.

About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

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