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Wilson Point / Sunrise Point

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Distance (From Mahabaleshwar Bus Station): 2 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 2 km from Mahabaleshwar Bus Stand, Wilson Point is the highest point in Mahabaleshwar. Situated at an altitude of 1439 m, Wilson Point is also known as Sunrise Point and one can experience the beautiful sunrise from this point.

The original name of the point is Sindola Hill. This point is named after Sir Leslie Wilson, the Governor of Bombay province from 1923 to 1926. Wilson Point is a vast plateau with three watching towers, each at different spot. These towers provide mesmerizing vista of Mahabaleshwar and surrounding area. However, Wilson point is the only point in Mahabaleshwar where both sunrise and sunset can be seen.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM