Mahabaleshwar Strawberry Season
Strawberry season at Mahabaleshwar is from End October to May
Farmers start planting strawberry crop post Ganesh Chaturthi and the first crop is available before Diwali. Peak season starts from December, but you do get strawberry by October.
Mahabaleshwar Strawberry Festival
Strawberry Festival at Mahabaleshwar: (Easter Weekend)
Date : 31 Mar 2013
During Easter weekend, Mapro organizes strawberry festival. During the four day strawberry festival, over 250 farmers from nearby villages open their farms to tourists for a visit. While it is most ideal to visit Mahabaleshwar during strawberry festival, anytime during strawberry season is perfect to enjoy strawberry creams.
Stay at Mahabaleshwar strawberry garden
Many farmers have started a cottage; the popular one is
Hirakani Strawberry resort
Contact details :
Hirakani Strawberry resort, Opp Saj Resorts on Panchgani – Mahabaleshwar Road
Tel : 02168-272008/9422609848.
The resort, more of a farm stay, is housed in a strawberry garden. Staying at a strawberry farm is interesting – you can go plucking in the morning and of course enjoy fresh strawberry cream. Restaurant serves authentic Maharastrian dishes.