A trip to the valleys of Mahabaleshwar of in Maharashtra is for those who love hill stations and scenic beauty. In the same valleys is located the popular and spectacular Connaught Peak which was initially known as Mount Olympia. It’s the second highest peak in the valley and offers amazing views to nature lovers and great thrills to adventure seekers. Being here feels like a bliss soaked with nature’s delights!
Connaught Peak is located at some 5 km from the town of Mahabaleshwar and attracts a big number of tourists throughout the year. The place came into prominence in 1880 when the Duke of Connaught visited here and felt absolutely mesmerized by its charm and scenic beauty. This is when it got its name and thus, was renamed thence on. Visitors here can also get the distant view of thePratapgad Fort, Venna Lake and the Krishna Valley.
Connaught Peak is located at a height of 1400 m above the sea level and remains a top viewpoint in Mahabaleshwar. The peak is now a major tourist attraction in the region and catches the attention of nature lovers. The place is nothing less than a heaven for adventure enthusiasts as its unique terrain is just perfect for trekking.So, come and fall in love with the nature here and enjoys its offerings!