Last Updated on December 5, 2019 by asoulwindow
Babington Point – A Bird Watcher’s Paradise in Mahabaleshwar
Mahabaleshwar, one of the most beautiful hill stations in India has a lot to offer for every holidaymaker. Whether you are looking for a lesson in history or you are a nature lover or just someone looking for a fun holiday with the family, Mahabaleshwar is the place for you.
It is a land of extraordinary views, gorgeous waterfalls, and mesmerising landscape. With the cool and pleasant climate, this hill station is very popular with tourists throughout the year, except between June and September.
Striking viewpoints, trekking and adventure sports, historical forts, and temples, Mahabaleshwar is a tourist’s delight. Pro tip: If you visit in March, you can enjoy the Mapro Strawberry Festival that takes place in Mapro Gardens every year. Though if you want to enjoy the taste of fresh strawberries, the best time to visit Mahabaleshwar is in December and January.
Fancy birding? Babington Point here is a hub for exotic species of birds and is one of the best places to visit in Mahabaleshwar. You can spot various birds from Babington Point.
This Mahabaleshwar point is located at an elevation of 1294 metres above sea level. It offers picturesque views of Chinaman Waterfalls, along with the Koyna and Solshi valleys. Unique species of flora and avifauna attracts tourists and trekkers from all over the country. Take a moment here, sit on the benches and enjoy the captivating sights of birds flying and chirping.
This place is just 2.5 kilometres from the Mahabaleshwar market. The best time to visit Babington Point is from June to November.
Mahabaleshwar has a very rich avifauna with more than 500 species of birds that can be seen here. Many local and international birds migrate to Mahabaleshwar every year during winters such as ducks, geese, gulls, flamingos, sandpipers, cuckoos, swallows, warblers, chats, pipits, and wagtails. Many vagrants and stragglers arrive at Babington Point in monsoons. There are all chances you might be able to spot some rare species here.
Whether you’re here to enjoy birding or just plain sightsee, you will have to ensure you and your family are booked into a good resort. Your search for the best resort in Mahabaleshwar ends with Club Mahindra Sherwood Resort. Comfortable and luxurious rooms, delicious local fare in the in-house restaurants and a variety of activities in the resort will guarantee a fun vacation. Check out the Club Mahindra reviews online for more information on Sherwood Resort and Mahabaleshwar.
Immerse yourself in a world of verdant valleys and avifauna at Babington Point. And when you need a comfortable resort to head back to after a day of fun, make sure it is Club Mahindra Sherwood resort in Mahabaleshwar. Your holiday in Mahabaleshwar promises to be special with Club Mahindra.
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Interesting. This is the first time I am hearing about this place