Toranmal is a petite little hill station situated in the Nandurbar District in the state of Maharashtra. Located in the Satpura Ranges, the tourist spot is perched at an altitude of 1,150 metres above seal level. Toranmal is basically in the shape of a plateau covering an area of only 44 sq. km.
The hill station got its name from the Torna tree. Legend has it that the town of Toranmal is so abundant with such trees that the local tribes started worshipping Torna Devi – the tree Goddess – as a Goddess of fertility.
Among the many attractions here, the Yashwant Lake is a major tourist magnet. There are also plenty temples located here like the Gorakhnath and the Nagarjuna Temple. Sitakhai is a wondrous valley that should not be missed while Khadki Point and Sunset point are two viewpoints that allow you a panoramic view of the surrounding horizon.
Since it is situated atop a hill, Toranmal is blessed with a fantastic weather all year round. Given how well linked it is from all the metro cities and towns in Maharashtra this tourist station is an ideal get away to plan a quick vacation.
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Surrounded by hills on all sides, Toranmal makes for a very green hotspot which is credited to be the second ‘coolest’ hill station in the entire state of Maharashtra. It provides with incredible lakes and beautiful viewpoints, not to mention challenging trekking paths that will be any trekker’s delight. Visit this tiny hill station to experience calm and peace, away from the maddening city crowd.
Being perched by the hills, weather at Toranmal always remains pleasant.