The picturesque hill station of Mahabaleshwar; located in the Western Ghat’s range, is situated at an average elevation close to 4,400 feet above sea level. Thus, it is never too hot owing to its height, and never too cold owing to its proximity to the Arabian Sea. Bound by valleys on all sides Mahabaleshwar is a massive plateau. Homing one of the few evergreen forests of India during the Brititsh Raj, Mahabaleshwar effectuated as the summer capital the province of Bombay. Presently a galore of commercial trees and medicinal herbs, are sourced from this dense forest. The city of Mahabaleshwar is chiefly comprised of three villages (Malcolm Peth, Old ‘Kshetra’ and the Shindola village). It is a municipal council in Satara district, belonging to the Indian state of Maharashtra. The scores of splendid scenic "points", waterfalls, the perennial springs, streams, and lush greenery of Mahabaleshwar plateau, with its year round pleasant climate have transformed contemporary Mahabaleshwar into a popular holiday resort and honeymoon spot, and an important pilgrimage site for the Hindus. The strawberry capital, Mahabaleshwar is known for the strawberries and honey that are produced here. The climate of Mahabaleshwar is the ideal and optimum climate for the cultivation of strawberry and various other berry plants. Strawberry farms invite guests to enjoy the real flavour of the fruit and even shop for fresh honey or canned jams made from strawberries, mulberries and raspberries which are freshly grown. The climate of Mahabaleshwar is ideal for the plantation of Strawberries and Mulberries. Mahabaleshwar is around two hundred and eighty-five kilometers from Mumbai via NH4 and Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Being, fifty five kilometers away, Satara is the nearest major city, and Pune is hundred and twenty kilometers from Mahabaleshwar AH47 and Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Cabs from Pune to Mahabaleshwar are readily available, and so is the case from Mumbai. These cabs from Pune to Mahabaleshwar or alternatively Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar taxi rentals can easily be hired via mobile smart phone devices or by simply placing a call to the respective cab rental services, and save a lot of time. Since taxis make it easy to travel in and around the city, more often than not people book cabs through online portals for visiting the various tourist spots in Mahabaleshwar. Travelling further to, the city of Nashik and the town of Shirdi promises ample opportunities for the transient traveler.