49 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.



96 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Shirdi

Best Time: December to February 

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 does it have temples and shrines for devotees that gives the bliss of positivity, Shirdi also has a place in the hearts of fun-seekers with countless Sai Baba themed adventure and water parks. The local food, full of flavour and spices is ...

Shirdi Travel Guide


96 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Raigad

Best Time: November-March

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 by Mumbai Harbour, Thane, Pune, Ratnagiri and the Arabian Sea. History relates Raigad when Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj won this place in 1656. His kingdom then moved into Raigad. The Raigad fort speaks volumes about the volume and valour o...

Raigad Travel Guide
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96 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Karjat

Best Time: June-September

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 famous for its lush green hills, waterfalls, and farmhouses.  It is the origin of the river Ulhas. It is a beautiful natural location to spend a weekend. It is an unconventional location to spend the weekend at, gaining popularity slowly bec...

Karjat Travel Guide
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109 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Matheran

Best Time: Throughout the year

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”, a perfect weekend getaway. Named the ‘forest on the forehead’, with its literal meaning, at an altitude of 800 m, is an eco-sensitive region declared by the Ministry of Environment and Forest. It is one of the top monsoon destinations in...

Matheran Travel Guide
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Malshej Ghat

124 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Malshej Ghat

Best Time: Agust to March

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, the stupendous Malshej Hills and picturesque waterfalls. At an altitude of 700 m, Malshej Ghat is one of the top weekend getaways near Pune & Mumbai and also one of the prime places to experience Maharashtra Tourism in summer. The hil...

Malshej Ghat Travel Guide
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134 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Diveagar

Best Time: July-September

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 uncommon in the region alongside various Suru trees (Casuarina), which are common to seaside areas of Maharashtra. While discussing seaside vacations, one can never pass up a major opportunity to visit one of the well-known beaches in Maharashtra...

Diveagar Travel Guide
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135 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Kashid

Best Time: October-February  

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's lap, Kashid is somewhat charming with its peaceful condition and pleasant area. This shoreline town is known additionally for its grand mountains and murmuring Casuarina forests. A wonderful spot for those looking for a tranquil and peac...

Kashid Travel Guide
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142 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Alibag

Best Time: November - February

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 town to enjoy the beautiful landscape and its magnificent architecture. Located 120 kms to the South of Mumbai, Alibag and its surrounding villages are strongly rooted in their colonial history. The sandy beaches, sunny skies, clear air, bea...

Alibag Travel Guide
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142 kilometres from Pune Directions from Pune to Harihareshwar

Best Time: October-March

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 side, the river Savitri enters the Arabian Sea passing through the town of Harihareshwar. Apart from being a major pilgrimage center, Harihareshwar also serves as a beach resort with two very beautiful beaches, namely Harihaeshwar beach. The...

Harihareshwar Travel Guide
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