Arthurs seats is 13 km from Mahabaleshwar Bus Stand, Arthur Seat Point is the popular viewpoint in Mahabaleshwar and top place to visit in Mahabaleshwar. Located at an elevation of 1470 m above the sea level, Arthur’s seat; which is commonly known as the Queen of all the points.
Arthur Seat Point has been named later Sir Arthur Mallet who was the first man to make a house at this point. Arthur Seat is the only point that openly shows the geological divergence between the Konkan and the Deccan areas.
Arthur Seat Point area has total 6 points, Arthur’s Seat Point, Echo Point, Hunter Point, Tiger Spring Point, Window Point and Malcom Point. The barren deep Savitri valley on the left and lush green Jor valley on the right spreads a fascinating view to the seat. Going step by step deep down, one finds the window point right below the seat and the Tiger Spring which is the foundation of Savitri River.
Timing of Arthur’s seat
Timing starts from 6 AM to 6PM on all days of week
From the parking its take 30 min walk to go to the view point. The trek is an easy one with stone steps for most of the way. There are lot of retailers all over the route.