45 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
Hill Stations

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...

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Kamshet

Directions from Pune to Kamshet
Heritage

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 ...

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Lonavala

Directions from Pune to Lonavala
Hill Stations Trekking

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 b...

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Khandala

Directions from Pune to Khandala
Hill Stations Trekking

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...

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Durshet

Directions from Pune to Durshet
Hill Stations Trekking

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, surround...

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Panchgani

Directions from Pune to Panchgani
Hill Stations

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 ...

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Mahabaleshwar

Directions from Pune to Mahabaleshwar
Hill Stations

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 alongs...

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Bhimashankar

Directions from Pune to Bhimashankar
Religious

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...

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Shirdi

Directions from Pune to Shirdi

Shirdi, the home of the great religious saint, Sai Baba, is loacted in the Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra. Full of divine beauty, alongside the blessings of Sai Baba, Shirdi is a colouful and joyous town. Not only...

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Raigad

Directions from Pune to Raigad
Heritage Beaches

The Raigad district of Maharashtra was formerly known as Kolaba district before the Raigad fort became the first capital of the former Maratha Empire. It is situated in the Konkan region of Maharashtra and surrounded...

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Karjat

Directions from Pune to Karjat
Trekking Heritage

Karjat is a very small city, rather a village, in Maharashtra, situated around 69 kms from Mumbai. Surrounded by the mountain route of Bhor Ghat, in the Western Ghats, it makes for a very picturesque location. It is f...

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Matheran

Directions from Pune to Matheran
Hill Stations Trekking

All we remember about Mumbai is being a hustled city, crowded and the traffic. But at a distance of 94 km from Mumbai we have is a small hill station in Raigad district of Maharashtra which goes by the name, “Matheran...

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Malshej Ghat

Directions from Pune to Malshej Ghat
Hill Stations

A picturesque hill spot, located in the Western Ghats in Pune district of Maharashtra, Malshej Ghat. Known for its mountain passes that crossways with the Western Ghats, it has got the breathtaking views of the valley...

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Diveagar

Directions from Pune to Diveagar
Beaches Heritage

Diveagar is one of the beautiful beachside villages along the Konkan coast in Raigad region of the state of Maharashtra, India. The entrance to the shoreline has a thick cover of Belu trees, which are generally uncomm...

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Kashid

Directions from Pune to Kashid
Beaches

A beach town, mainstreamed for its white sand and blue oceans arranged in the Konkan area of Maharashtra, Kashid is the ideal goal for a tranquil end of a week escape from Mumbai. A mitigating and quiet spot in nature...

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Alibag

Directions from Pune to Alibag
Beaches

Tucked away gracefully into the Konkan regions of Maharashtra, the small coastal town of Alibag is one of the most popular getaway destinations near to Mumbai. Every year a large number of tourists visit this little t...

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Harihareshwar

Directions from Pune to Harihareshwar
Beaches Religious

Harihareshwar, a small beach town in Maharashtra, lies in the district of Raigad. It is surrounded by three hills named Harihareshwar, Harshinachal, and Pushpadri on 3 sides. Besides having a sea-shore on the fourth s...

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Dapoli

Directions from Pune to Dapoli
Beaches Hill Stations

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Dapoli is a small town in Ratnagiri situated about 215 kms from Mumbai. A perfect spot for beach holidays, Dapoli has everything you can ask for in a vacation spot. ...

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Ratanwadi

Directions from Pune to Ratanwadi
Trekking Hill Stations

Ratanwadi is a tiny hamlet in Ahmednagar district, in the state of Maharashtra, India. A residence of not more than 30-40 petite houses spread over the mountains. A brook dawning from the hills of Ratangad runs by the...

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Bhandardara

Directions from Pune to Bhandardara
Hill Stations

Located 185 kms from the city of Mumbai, Bhandardara is a holiday resort beach near Igatpuri. It is the top choice of a lot of Mumbai and Pune people for the amazing place it is. It is known as the queen of the Sahyad...

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Murud Janjira

Directions from Pune to Murud Janjira
Heritage Beaches

Known for beautiful beaches and majestic forts, Murud is a picturesque destination in Raigad district of Maharashtra. With its pristine landscape, soothing beaches, Murud is an excellent destination for relaxed vacati...

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Chiplun

Directions from Pune to Chiplun
Rivers and Lakes Beaches

Chiplun is a tehsil in Ratnagiri district in the state of Maharashtra, India. It is the centre of Chiplun Taluk and is positioned on Mumbai-Goa highway, also known as National Highway 66 (earlier named as NH-17) in we...

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Igatpuri

Directions from Pune to Igatpuri
Hill Stations Trekking

Igatpuri is honored with beautiful magnificence and is a haven for nature lovers and experienced aficionados. It additionally has the absolute most noteworthy pinnacles of the Sahyadri go. Igatpuri is likewise a notew...

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Hedvi

Directions from Pune to Hedvi
Religious Beaches

Hedvi is a little town situated close to the town of Guhanagar in the Konkan area of Maharashtra. On the off chance that you are searching for a disconnected spot away for a long end of the week but then remain near p...

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Manori

Directions from Pune to Manori
Beaches

Manori is a beach in Maharashtra which is very popular among solo travelers and backpackers. It has a beach culture close to that of Goa. Manori is a perfect weekend getaway for people from Mumbai and Pune. It is gain...

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Rajmachi

Directions from Pune to Rajmachi
Trekking Hill Stations

Rajmachi is a town bathed in its old world charm snuggled in the Sahyadri ranges of Maharashtra. This Konkan beauty boasts two well-known peaks - Shrivardhan and Manaranjan forts, located in close proximity to Lonaval...

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Suryamal

Directions from Pune to Suryamal
Trekking Hill Stations

In the range of Thane, there lies an unsung beauty ‘Suryamal’; situated in Mokhada Taluka at the outskirts of the district. At a distance of 85 km from Nashik and 120 km from Mumbai, this village spreads over 15 acres...

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Vikramgad

Directions from Pune to Vikramgad
Heritage

Vikramgad is one of the biggest towns of Palghar and comprises of 447 towns and 43 panchayats. Its a decent rainstorm get way off from Mumbai - Ahmedabad Highway. It has a nature resort that brags of more than 200 typ...

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Nasik

Directions from Pune to Nasik
Religious Rivers and Lakes

Nashik has been regarded as one of the most important cities of Northern Maharashtra. Though situated at 200 kms from Bombay, Nashik has its own cultural, mythological and historical importance. A hub to Hinduism and ...

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Ganapatipule

Directions from Pune to Ganapatipule
Beaches Religious

Ganpatipule is a beautiful enchanting beach along the Konkan coast of Maharashtra. The village is known for the Ganapati Temple which is at least 400 years old. Ganapatipule attracts pilgrims as well as tourists from ...

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Jawhar

Directions from Pune to Jawhar
Hill Stations Heritage

Lying amidst the panoramic exquisiteness of the Western Ghats in Maharashtra, Jawhar is also known a mini Mahabaleshwar is a small town which has stored an abundance of euphoric experiences and colourful backdrops for...

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Ozar

Directions from Pune to Ozar
Religious Heritage

Ozar is a small place in Nasik District, in the territory of Maharashtra. It is well known for the Vigneshwara Temple, worked out of appreciation for Lord Ganesha. The temple is 100 km from Pune, while in transit to N...

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Ratnagiri

Directions from Pune to Ratnagiri
Heritage Beaches

A port city on the Arabian Sea, Ratnagiri is one of those destinations that are specifically for unwinding and rejuvenation. From beautiful hills to refreshing hot water springs, Ratnagiri has everything one needs to ...

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Kolhapur

Directions from Pune to Kolhapur
Religious Heritage

Kolhapur is a city in the state of Maharashtra and falls in the Kolhapur district. It is believed that the place was named after the demon Kolhasur, whose dying wish was to name the place where he was killed after him...

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Silvassa

Directions from Pune to Silvassa
Rivers and Lakes

Silvassa can be easily regarded as a heaven on earth lying in the Western Ghats of India, surrounded by luscious greenery and forests. It is remarkably known for its Portugal heritage which makes it a very famous plac...

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Aurangabad

Directions from Pune to Aurangabad
Heritage Religious

Aurangabad is announced by the Government as the Tourism Capital of Maharashtra in 2010, and is a well-known traveller centre point which welcomes its guests with a lavishly woven embroidered artwork of sights and sou...

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Saputara

Directions from Pune to Saputara
Hill Stations

Cuddled in the Sahyadris or the Western Ghats, Saputara is an interesting little hill station in the Dang area of Gujarat. Famous for rich green woodlands, undulating mountains, stunning cascades, marvelous winding st...

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Bijapur

Directions from Pune to Bijapur
Heritage

The southern part of India has many hidden treasures when it comes to beautiful terrain and historical importance. Once such gem is the Bijapur. A city of extreme royal signifincance and the home to the Gol Gumbaj. Be...

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Malvan

Directions from Pune to Malvan
Beaches Heritage

Malvan is a town in Maharashtra which is famous for Sindhudurg fort. Tarkarli can also be combined with this trip (8km from Malvan).Malvan is a culturally and truly essential town in the Sindhudurg locale of Maharasht...

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Tarkarli

Directions from Pune to Tarkarli
Beaches

Located in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, Tarkarli is a prominent tourist destination amongst the people of the country as well as foreigners. At a distance of 546 km from Mumbai, Tarkali serves as an ultimate go...

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Amboli

Directions from Pune to Amboli
Hill Stations

A serene hill station detached and secure from the human hustles located deep in the Western Ghats! The Amboli hill range is the perfect getaway to enjoy wild springs, seasonal falls, amazing treks, and the powerful G...

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Sawantwadi

Directions from Pune to Sawantwadi
Heritage

Sawantwadi is located in Sindhudurg district in the state of Maharashtra. Sawantwadi was earlier recognised as the capital city of 'The Royal Kingdom of Sawantwadi', which was reigned by Bhonsale clan of Marathas. Saw...

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Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Directions from Pune to Ajanta and Ellora Caves
Heritage

Beautifully carved into the massive hillside rocks, Ajanta and Ellora Caves gracefully represent the art, history and culture of a bygone era. Today, Ajanta and Ellora caves are UNESCO World heritage sites with 64 roc...

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Surat

Directions from Pune to Surat
Beaches Wildlife

Surat is the heartbeat of the state of Gujrat and can easily be coined at the textile centre of India. Situated on the banks of Tapi River, this is where all the hustle resides. It’s not only one of the fastest growin...

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Lonar

Directions from Pune to Lonar
Rivers and Lakes

Lonar is one of the most unique places in India, owing to its very peculiar reason of formation in the first place. It was when a meteorite had hit the earth around 52,000 years ago, that a crater was formed. Later on...

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