Mahabaleshwar is located 53 kms. (1 hour) from Satara. It is 4500 ft. above from sea level and it's a well known Hill Station in Maharashtra. Mahabaleshwar is blessed with some of the finest natural wonders.
Panchgani is situated 20 kms East of Mahabaleshwar and spreads out through five hills. Panchgani is famous for its boarding schools, pleasant weather and tasty strawberries. The panchgani has served as the background for several films.
Tapola is also known as "Mini Kashmir". It is situated about 25 kms from Mahabaleshwar. The place is ideal for picnic. If you are looking for a holiday which is really relaxing Tapola is the right choice.
Satara city itself is spread over the slope of fort Ajinkyatara. The historical fort in district.Good motor road of 5 km takes you to top of fort. Marvelous scene of Satara city from fort is one of the nice experience.
Dhom Dam is very beautiful spot to visit. Dhom Dam is situated 22 kms from Panchgani and 44 kms from Satara. The dam built on Krishna river. Capacity of dam is 13.50 TMC.
A lateritic plateau of Kaas 30 km to the West of Satara on Pune Banglore Highway enjoys the status of being the Valley of Flowers of Sahyadri. September is the best month to visit this place.Kaas Lake is situated 26 kms from Satara city.
Bamnoli is situated 33 kms. (35 min.) from Satara city. It is a very small village. This village lies on the shore of Shivsagar lake. Shiv Sagar is the backwaters of Koyna dam. You can enjoy boating here.
Sajjangad (Fort) is situated just 15 kms (30 min.) away from Satara city where Samarth Ramdas took 'Samadhi'. Sajjangad is 3000 feet above sea level. Samarth Ramdas inspired Chhatrapati Shivaji in his fight for Swaraj. He was the spiritual teacher (guru) of Chatrapati Shivaji.
Thoseghar is very famous for it's high Waterfalls . These Waterfalls are very attractive and creates a loud noise in the calm nature. These waterfalls are also accompanied by a clean lake, dark woods and highly hilly region.