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Explore Places to visit in Satara during Rainy Season : Monsoon Wanderings

Explore Places to visit in Satara during Rainy Season : Monsoon Wanderings

Monsoons are always magical. It urges you for a long drive to Countryside and enjoy the weather. Exploring the tiny little eateries on our way, enjoying the music with the rains on our drive, this monsoon we discovered some hidden Gems in Satara. This is an off-beat place near Mumbai. There are a lot of places to visit in Satara. I explored some of these places which are worth visiting especially during the rains.


Fern Residency Hotel Satara

We went for a short staycation at THE FERN RESIDENCY HOTELSATARA for two-day stay. During our stay, we also discovered some interesting places in Satara. We enjoyed interacting with locals, the local food and much more in this small town. It is a perfect destination to unwind and take a break away from the busy city life.


places to visit in satara during monsoons

The places I visited in Satara were Chalkewadi Windmill Farm and Thoseghar Waterfalls. Both these places have beautiful locations and are situated on the same route. Well, the route towards these places is in a hilly region and have curvy roads. The roads are very well maintained. If you are looking for some adventure, then you can carefully drive through these roads to visit these beautiful and magical places.


Towards Chalkewadi Windmill Farm during rains, one of the places to visit in Satara

The first place we visited is the Chalkewadi Windmill Farm. This was a one-of-a-kind place. It seemed to be a dreamy place. A drive through the mountains with beautiful monsoon weather and fog all over. This journey towards the windmill Farm was delightful. Well, we then stopped our car to take some pictures of the beautiful windmills. The windmills were on the top of a mountain. It is a perfect location for photography. Grab some beautiful pictures for yourself at the Chalkewadi Windmill Farm during your visit.

Chalkewadi Windmill Farms - one of the beautiful places to visit in Satara

There is a row of windmills. It feels like you are in a movie set. The cool breeze on the mountains made the atmosphere perfect to enjoy some time here. We clicked a few pictures. As it was raining heavily we could not stay here for a long time. Well, you can also visit this place in winter or any other season to get good pictures in a clear sky. It is located away on the outskirts of Satara city.


Thoseghar Waterfalls - Places to visit in Satara during rainy season
Thoseghar Waterfalls

Ticket counter at Thoseghar Waterfalls
Ticket Counter – Thoseghar Waterfalls

This is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places to visit in Satara. A perfect location and a hidden gem to visit especially during monsoons. You have to buy tickets to enter the place. The ticket prices are nominal. As soon as you enter this place, you will find greenery around. There were benches to sit and relax. Also, there are toilets inside.

Walking trail to reach the falls
Walking Trail – Thoseghar Waterfalls
beautiful Thoseghar Waterfalls
Thoseghar Waterfalls

There are two trails heading towards two different waterfalls. We walked on a small trail for 15 minutes to see one of the waterfalls. The place and the trails are well-built and maintained. There are benches on the way to sit and enjoy the weather. Also, there were viewpoints to click pictures of the mountains and valleys along the way. It is an easy trail and you can reach the waterfall in a few minutes.

Thoseghar Waterfalls is one of the must-visit places in Satara. We enjoyed the whole experience.


Kandi Pedhe - Popular sweets in Satara

I always try to have some local food from the places I visit. As Satara is in the State of Maharashtra, you get to try some relishing Maharashtrian Food which is also one of my favourites. Well, it is popular for Kandi Pedhe. People indulge in this sweet dish during their visit to Satara and get it packed for their relatives back home. You can find Kandi Pedhe at various sweet shops in the city.

Bhel popular local street food in Satara

Well, after a busy day walking through the Thoseghar Waterfall trails, we drove down the Hills and were super hungry. Strolling around the lanes of Satara, I found some eateries selling the popular Indian Street Food BHEL.

Sudarshan Bhel - a small joint in Satara serving some delicious Chaat dishes like Bhel and Sev Puri

We then stopped at a local eatery called Sudarshan Bhel to try some of their dishes. We had Bhel and Sev Puri Dahi Puri also known as SPDP. This was a unique dish which was a combination of Sev Puri and Dahi Puri. I must say both the dishes were relishing. Enjoyed having Bhel on a rainy day. It is a perfect weather to indulge in some local street food.

Vada Pav - Local Street Food

We then walked around the lanes and indulged in Vada Pav which is also a popular Indian Street Food in Maharashtra. I must say, it was a great experience walking around and exploring the local food in the city.

So, this was one of the memorable journeys. A wonderful 2-day staycation exploring some of the beautiful places to visit in Satara.

Have a look at a Video Tour of these beautiful places in the below link


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