79 Places to Visit Near Pune

The second largest city of Maharashtra, Pune tends to be a rich cultural point for people coming from different places because of its famous Shanivar Vada and its history of Bajirao and Mastani. But for the locales of Pune, it isn’t something new and astounding. Henceforth, to help you find a proper get away from your daily Pune life, we have cumulated a list of destinations that will surely be in your next weekend plan, as these destinations are loaded with natural beauty, rich flora and fauna, heritage and culture, along with the long lost tranquillity your soul has been seeking from a long time. You can choose to explore the Italian architecture inspired hill station of Lavasa, which is at a distance of 39 km from Pune, or go on a paragliding adventure scape in Kamshet (41 km). If you and your friends are seeking for a more adventurous and exploration based weekend then the treks of Lonavala (54 km) and Khandala (58 km) will be the best destination for you to explore. By chance, you are looking towards indulging yourself into enjoying the picturesque beauty of the hills, then Panchgani (67 km) and Mahabaleshwar (69 km), will surely not leave you disappointed.

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Lavasa

53 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Lavasa

Best Time: September- March

Lavasa is a city which is still being developed and it falls in the Mulshi Valley in the district of Pune in the state of Maharashtra. It is being built based on the Italian town, Portofino. The city is being built by Hindustan Construction Company and covers an area of around 25000 acres. The project has faced several oppositions for procurement of land, violating the environmental laws, as was claimed by the Indian Environment and Forest Ministry in 2...

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Kamshet

56 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Kamshet

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Do you want to explore the adventurous enthusiast in you? Kamshet, a must visit place. A small town located between the hills station of Lonavala and the city of Pune in Maharashtra. It is a paragliders paradise. The natural scenery and fresh air welcome you into the small villages within. The area is surrounded by paddy and sunflower fields and it provides an awesome view while you are enjoying the world-class paragliding facilities here. Kamshet spo...

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Lonavala

73 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Lonavala

Best Time: October- February, June- September

Lonavla is a hill station in the state of Maharashtra in the Pune district. This place falls in the Mumbai-Pune route and connects the two major cities of the country. The place is close but away from the hustle and bustle of the two major cities of the country, Mumbai and Pune and therefore is one of the most visited place by the people of Maharashtra. There are local trains available from the Pune city that helps to reach Lonavla. It is not a huge hil...

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Khandala

78 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Khandala

Best Time: Throughout the year, especially from November to February.

Perched in between the majestic Sahyadris is the charming little town of Khandala. It is located at only 3km from its sister location of Lonavala. Extremely well known for its picturesque views of the mountain ranges, waterfalls, caves and rock formations, it always bustles with tourist traffic because of its easy accessibility from Pune and Mumbai. Surrounded by an abundance of flora and fauna, this is a place where you will literally wake up to the c...

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Durshet

85 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Durshet

Best Time: September- February

A place surrounded with small mountains with an untouched version of nature, Durshet is surely a bucket list adventurous place for travel lovers. The ageless adventure spot located at the banks of Amba river, surrounded by the magnificent Sahyadri mountains, will surely give a memorable experience that you will definitely cherish your entire life. Durshet offers a plethora of tourist attractions like Uddhar hot spring, Mahad Ganapati temple, Buddhist ro...

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Panchgani

90 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Panchgani

Best Time: September-May

Panchgani is a beautiful hill station that falls under Satara district in Maharashtra, India. Panchgani that literally means five hills was derived from the five mountains of Sahyadri mountain range. This picturesque hill station is a relief for tourist during summer time with its cool and pleasant weather and location where it stands close to 1,350 m above sea level. This beautiful mystically veiled tourist destination has streams and brooks, cascading...

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Mahabaleshwar

93 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Mahabaleshwar

Best Time: March to May

Celebrated for its pleasant excellence and invigorating feel, Mahabaleshwar is a lovely slope station settled in Satara District in the Indian territory of Maharashtra. It tenders enchanting sight of the fields alongside lavish green backwoods that look fabulous and stunning. Lying at a rise of 1372m, Mahabaleshwar proffers superb and new surroundings that lure the explorers from each alcove and corner of the globe. It is the precarious slopes, spouting...

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Bhimashankar

95 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Bhimashankar

Best Time: November-February

Bhimashankar, a place situated in the Ghat district of Sahyadri slopes of Maharashtra is home to one of the 12 jyotirlinga temples in India. This location is a destination wrapped in the serene nature and loathed with the richness and purity of religious pilgrims. Bhimashankar hill station stands high on the raised stature of 3200ft above ocean level and located amidst the sylvan forest and thick foliage of trees. Adjacent to this luxuriously natural pl...

Bhimashankar Travel Guide
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