Elephant's Point or Needle hole point is located near Kate's Point is famous for the beauty and peace that one gets by being there. The greenery around is worth appreciating, and nature around is stunning and gives one a sense of comfort away from the fast moving life of the city. The rock formations at the site are present in a way that forms the trunk of an elephant.
It is one of the most visited and famous attractions of Mahabaleshwar which is flocked in by tourists from near and far. One can see a natural rock formation with a hole in between, thus giving the name Needle-hole. The point is also famous for the view of Deccan traps, which look like an elephant's trunk.
Only the ruins of this hotel are present in the place of which a picnic shed for the tourists is being constructed by the local authorities. The elephant's point justifies its name and gives one a picture of an elephant's head and trunk. One must surely not miss out on the place.
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. One can also get hold of the view of Sahyadri range from the elephant's point. One can also get hold of the sandy patches which counteract the greenery surrounding Mahabaleshwar perfectly. One can easily spend a lovely picnic with family or friends amidst the scenery and experience the sunrise and sunset at the place.
Elephant’s Head Point, also known as Needle’s Point, lies at the extreme end of the mountain range beyond Lodwick Point. Resembling to the elephant’s head, this extended ridge is the most popular tourist spot in Mahabaleshwar that offers the stunning views of the Sahyadri mountain range. Set amidst nature’s extremity, the place gets completely covered with greenery during monsoon that attracts the nature lovers to visit and appreciate the serene nature bestowing immense charm.