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Label : Top Attraction

Tags : Viewpoint

Timings : 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Time Required : 1-2 hrs

Entry Fee : Free

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Needle Hole Point

Elephant, Mahabaleshwar Overview

Elephant's Head Point is one of the most picturesque viewpoints in Mahabaleshwar which is famous for the stunning view of the Sahyadri ranges. Also known as Needle's Point, this famous tourist spot is best visited during sunrise and sunset. The Elephant's Point got its name as it resembles the head and trunk of an elephant.

The gap between the elephant's head and the trunk looks like a needlepoint when viewed from far, thus giving it the name Needle Point. Located beyond the Lodwick Point, the Elephant's Head Point turns lush green during the monsoons. People visiting the place can get a panoramic view of the humongous fort of Pratapgarh surrounded by Kova Valley on one side and Savitri Valley on the other side.

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How to Reach Elephant's Head point

Elephant head point is situated beyond the Lodwick Point towards the end of the hill. It can easily be reached from the parking lot which is located at a distance of 1 km on foot or by taking a pony ride. The place is very much accessible.

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