The route from Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar is pretty simple. The route for the cab booking service is easy to follow and if you are going by road, there are quite a few stops that you can make. First you need to get on to the Mumbai Pune Highway and continue till you reach National Highway 48. Once you continue on National Highway 48 you will reach the Panchgani Mahabaleshwar road. From there you need to tell the outstation cabs to reach the old Mahabaleshwar road till you reach your destination.
Mahabaleshwar is known for its amazing climate which makes it a great place to visit all year around. However, if you haven’t experienced very cold weather conditions and you are craving for it then you may want to plan a trip here during winters. Summers in Mahabaleshwar are not as hot as Mumbai, so if you want to beat the heat in Mumbai a trip to Mahabaleshwar would be a smart choice. While people still flock Mahabaleshwar during the monsoons, this is not the season for strawberries which Mahabaleshwar is famous for and you won’t get any fresh strawberries during these months.
There is only one major route that you can take to reach Mahabaleshwar from Mumbai. This route takes approximately five hours and there are not too many hurdles along the way.
The road condition is excellent. You just need to be careful when you reach the ghats after Wai.