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Best and Unique Places to Stay in Pune

Rove through infinity freely, and visit the unconfined past, a region of wonder and glory filled with dim memories of triumphant warriors and stories of pebbles cemented into castles, Pune, a city that breathes in the intricacies of the days gone by, memories of the old town under the crimson lights of the high rising buildings, the grey streets, walls, and the hopeful skies. One can find the best and unique places to stay in Pune, undoubtedly. The cultural capital of Maharashtra, has now emerged as the educational hub, popularly known as the “Oxford of the East” with most of the business schools finding space on this land. The city is growing enormously in its business heights holding strong with its roots of traditional old-economic base as most of the old industries of manufacturing and automobile industries still continue to grow here in the dynamics of New India.

 

Pune was the home of Peshwas, their capital to rule the Maratha Empire and was first given pride of place by the greatest of the greats’ Shivaji. Because of its comforting climate, it was made the Bombay’s presidency monsoon capital after British took over it in 1817. The city was prominently associated with the struggle for Indian independence. Post-independence, Pune has grown substantially, from a postcard city to the hub of growing IT industry. This city breathes in its own ambitions with the sweet smell of tea, cool and dry climate, spiritual gratification, colorful wooden tulips, and record stores with ancient walls. Pune will take your soul block by block, from hills to rivers, from Forts to rock-cut cave temples, from British Raj architectures to the thriving vibrant India and from spiritual wisdom to the lamps of comfort hometown. Pune, a wonderful land in the lap of nature, of heroism and history, worthwhile to explore, and what better than finding best and unique places to stay in Pune?

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Attractions

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Lohagad

Situated close to the famous hill station of Lonavala, Lohagad is one of the most magnificent places to visit in Pune. Located on a beautiful hillock near Malavali, this place is one of the favourite destinations for trekking enthusiasts in Pune. Dating back to the 18th century, this place is an interesting visit to appreciate the charm of ancient architecture nestled in the midst of natural beauty.

Lohagad Fort offers an exciting trek where people can look forward to an adrenaline filled day. Surrounded by beautiful green hills, it also offers various delightful opportunities for photographers and nature lovers to appreciate the panoramic views all around.


  • Location: Lohagad Fort, Lohagad Trek Rd, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: The best time to visit Lohagad Fort is during Monsoon season when the surroundings are most spectacular due to the rains and presence of dark clouds without the scorching sun.  

  • Entry fee: There is no entry fee to visit Lohagad Fort

  • Timings: One can visit the Lohagad Fort from 9 am to 6 pm

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Pawna Lake

Enjoy the wonder of nature by paying a visit to the exquisite Pawna Lake when you are in Pune. Its paradise location is something that you will not be able to forget anytime soon. The setting at Pawna Lake is made beautiful with the presence of various tourist attractions like Lohagad Fort, Tikona Fort, Tung Fort and Visapur Fort. Its refreshing ambience makes this place a beautiful destination near Lonavala and Khandala to enjoy an idyllic weekend.

It was created as an artificial water reservoir and offers a soothing time to relax with nature. People keep flocking to Pawna Lake for its postcard-perfect landscape. The place is known for its wonderful climate and offers a serene retreat away from the noise of usual city life. Pawna Lake is also known to attract nature lovers due to the number of flora and fauna which can be seen around the lake. Some of the activities which you can look forward to enjoying at Pawna Lake are camping, paragliding, sightseeing etc.


  • Location: Pawna Lake, Pune

  • Best Time to visit: The best time to visit this place is during the monsoon season

  • Entry fee: There is no entry fee for visiting Pawna Lake

  • Timings: This place can be visited from morning till evening.

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Sinhagad Fort

Literally meaning the Lion Fort, Sinhagad Fort is one of the most famous historical places to visit in Pune. It was earlier named Kondana and believed to have been built about 2000 years ago. Sinhagad Fort occupies an important place in the history of Pune as there were many important battles like the famous Battle of Sinhagad fought here. It boasts of a strategic location and is protected by natural frontiers.

The fort makes a mesmerising scenery with the Sahyadri mountains and serves an as popular place for outings in Pune. Many trekking lovers also flock the place for an enterprising day to complete a one day trek from the village to the fort. Some notable attractions which you can see inside the fort are Tanaji memorial, the tomb of Rajaram Chhatrapati, a Kali temple, some military stables and a brewery.


  • Location: Sinhagad Ghat Road, Thoptewadi, Pune, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: The months of winter and monsoon season from July to February are the most preferred time to visit this fort

  • Entry fee: N/A

  • Timings:  Tourists can visit here between 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m

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Raigad Fort

Raigad Fort is a majestic fort in Maharashtra which you can see in Sahyadri mountain ranges of Western Ghats. The fort is a symbol of Maratha pride and one of the great reminders of the history of Marathas. It was named as Gibraltar of the East by the British due to its strategic location and one of the most important landmarks in the city of Pune.

Some main attractions of Raigad Fort are the Hirakani Buruj, Maha Darwaja, the King’s Durbar, Takmak Tok, Jagdishwar Mandir etc. The fort has become a major tourist spot for its trekking opportunities where one needs to climb up to 1737 steps and enjoy a breath-taking view of the landscape. For those who wish to give trekking a miss, there is a splendid ropeway ride to give you goosebumps as you move through the winds with an exquisite aerial view of the landscape. The place has been dubbed as one of the most exciting Pune tourist destinations for history lovers and adventure freaks.


  • Location: Raigad Fort, Raigad, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: The best time to visit Raigad Fort is from November to March

  • Entry fee: The cost of an entry ticket for Indians is INR 10 / USD 0.15 and for foreigners, it is INR 100/ USD 1.54

  • Timings: Tourists can visit Raigad Fort from 10 am to 6 pm every day

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What You Should Know More About Stays in Pune

  • Which are the best resorts to stay in Pune?

    Pune provides you home in many of its resorts placed amidst the greens of nature, writing a poem of love and romance for the most precious times that you are going to spend with your beloved:
    · Sunderban Resort & Spa
    · The Corinthians Resort and Club
    · Oxford Golf Resort
    · Malhar Machi
    · Prathamesh Farms & Agro Resorts
    · Jalsrushti Island Resort
    · Palmwoods Retreat
    · Green Gate Resort

  • Which are the best jungle resorts near Pune?

    Jungle resorts have been gathering attractions because of a rich blend of nature and comforts of home. Here are few of the amazing Jungle Resorts near Pune that offers a relaxing getaway in the lap of nature:

    •         The Ark Wellness Retreat
    •         Resort Amanzi
    •         Sloth Bear Resort
    •         Yogadaa Royale Resort
    •         WelcomHeritage Jungle Home Pench
    •         Mahua Vann Resort
    •         Kanha Village
    •         Kohka Wilderness Camp
    •         United 21 Jungle Resort
    •         Hotel Mridukishore Tiger Safari Resorts
    •         Tuli Tiger Corridor – Kanha
    •         Mowglis Den
    •         Village Machaan Resorts
    •         Hotel Tiger Valley Resort
    •         The Baagh Resort
    •         Hotel Tiger Wood Resort
    •         Wild Chalet Resort
    •         Tathastu Resort

  • Which are the best treehouses near Pune?

    Situated amidst the Sahyadri hills, Pune is more of a natural wonder which has it all to calm down your crave for hunger. With a tinge of thrill, aroma of mesmerizing air, and stunning views of sun-sets and sunrise, Pune houses many tree houses from where the life feels massless:

    •         The Machan, Lonavala
    •         Tiger N Woods
    •         Village Machaan Resorts
    •         Hotel Tiger Wood Resort
    •         " Tree House "Cottages in Mulshi
    •         Porcupine Castle

  • What are the romantic stays in and around Pune?

    Dwelling in the green countryside where the moments freeze when the sun melts into the arms of nature leaving the earth orange, where a memory is built in the shadow of the hopeful moon, and love floats over the whispering breeze that speaks of a perfect end, a perfect start – Pune is a host of many such beautiful stories written in the color of its soil. Here are the few stays where your story could be written as beautifully as a fairytale:

    •         The Machan, Lonavla
    •         Bamboo house Stay at Hill Top of Panshet
    •         Chimbalkar Farms and Resort
    •         Lake View farms - Panshet
    •         Jungle Park Valley Resort near Aamby Valley
    •         Nature Trials- Dabhosa Waterfall Resort
    •         Rutu Parna Farm - Mulshi
    •         Suvarna Samarat - Kamshet
    •         Koyna Agri Tourism - Tapola
    •         X thrill - Pune
    •         I - Camp near Mahabaleshwar
    •         Nature Trials- Sajan Nature Club
    •         The Golden Wind - Mulshi
    •         Individual Lake front Bungalow near Lonavala
    •         Rohan's Farm Cottage - Mulshi
    •         Paradise Cafe - Tamhini Ghat Mulshi
    •         AC Wooden house stay- Table land farms lavasa road
    •         Pooja's Farm - Dhagadwadi
    •         Mantra Hill Resort - Bhor
    •         Sadabahar Moments - Mulshi
    •         Pawana Dam - Mirror images view at Island
    •         One day Picnic - Best Picnic spot near Pune
    •         Water View Cottages - Panshet Road
    •         Best family stay packages with unlimited food.....
    •         Green Valley Camping - Hadashi
    •         Cloud 9 - Farm house, Panshet
    •         Wadkar Agri Tourism - Camping with tent Stay
    •         I am love in it
    •         Rajmachi Hill Top Cottages
    •         Monsoon Trek of Rajmachi
    •         Tikona Camping - Hadashi Lake side Camping
    •         The Bob House - Pavana Lake
    •         Best Weekend Getaway Package near Mumbai and Pune
    •         Unlimited Maharashtrian, Gujarati, Panjabi & Hydrabadi food with Jungle Stay...
    •         Dam and Water fall front farm house stay package
    •         Anjanvel Agro Eco Tourism - Maval
    •         Pathare Farms - Your holiday home.........
    •         Serene Eco Village - Return to nature
    •         Nisarg Farms - Mulshi
    •         Rutugandh - Lakeside Leisure Resort
    •         Van Vihar Resort - Kolwan
    •         Sahyadri Retreat - Mulshi
    •         Sinhagad Adventure - engage my day with nature
    •         Jalsrushti Island Resort - Mulshi
    •         Island and Jungle Stay near Pavana Dam - Lonavala
    •         The Machan - Cabin
    •         The Machan - Jungle Stay
    •         Koyna Backwater Camp
    •         Kundalika Rafting Camp - Nature Trails
    •         Island and Jungle Stay near Pune and Mumbai
    •         Monsoon Weekday Lake Front Stay Package at 2000/-
    •         Best Overnight Stay Package near Sinhgad Fort
    •         Sushant Resort - Malshej Ghat
    •         Real Time Cloud Status and Weather
    •         Ranvara - Pawana Dam Water front Stay Package
    •         Residency Lake Resort - Tamhini Ghat Mulshi
    •         Beavers Golden Fields - Mulshi
    •         Akanksha Farms - Mulshi
    •         Pavana Dam - Water front Couple stay Package
    •         Pavna Restaurant - Water front stay package
    •         Susegad Cottage - A place to relax...
    •         Surya Shibir
    •         Couple Stay Package - Near Pune and Mumbai
    •         Panshet Boating Club- Unlimited boating experience
    •         Lakeview Cottages, Dasve - Lavasa
    •         The Lake Weekend Resort - A Complete Rejuvenating Experience...
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    •         Sai Holiday Resorts - Mulshi

  • Which are the best places for camp stays in and around Pune?

    Aren’t you fond of living in a camp house where the window is your door and that door opens up to a lush green valley full of colorful flowers, blue sky with cotton clouds, and the aroma of the organic vegetables served in your plate on a beautiful morning? Pune houses so many camping options for you to take a feel of all what you have been craving for. Take a look at the options here:

    •         Holiday Camp - Pawna lakeside Camping
    •         Sunrise Camp -
    •         Gulmohar Camping
    •         OY Camp - Replace hotel stay by OY Camp
    •         Island Camping - Pawana Dam
    •         Saturday Night Camp
    •         Table land Camping -
    •         Pawana Camping
    •         Weekend Camping - Camp fire with tent stay
    •         Flemingo Camping
    •         Eco village Camping - Close to Nature
    •         Lake view Camping- Veer Dam
    •         Pawana Lakeview Camping near Lonavala

  • Which are the best homestays in and around Pune?

    Homestays are a wonderful way for a wanderlust to experience home away from home in a land of strangers while being attached to the nature, relaxing and unwinding yourself. Lately, Pune has been attracting lots of tourists in its fascinating homestays in and around, that are bound to consume you with their hospitality and effervescence:

    •         Atithi Parinay - Tucked away at the heart of the Konkan belt
    •         A Magnificent Hillside Resort near Lonavala
    •         TWO BEDROOM FARMHOUSE
    •         Mango Villa - Old World Charm Beckons, Kihim
    •         White Villa - Getting Some Elbow Room, Karjat
    •         Gandhar - Your Personal Eco-lodge, Alibaug
    •         Gulzar Beach Homestay, Murud
    •         Nandan Farms Homestay - The Rustic Charm of the Konkan
    •         Luxury Holiday Farmhouse - The Perpetual Pool Party With A Dog, Alibaug
    •         Colonial Charm Amid Valley - Heritage At Its Finest, Mahabaleshwar

  • Which are the best places to stay within 100 Km of Pune?

    For the kickass weekend breaks or to stream through the walls of a city as a wanderlust for days, Pune is a special place with lots of options to stay while you thrill and travel.

    •         The Corinthians Resort: 12 Kms
    •         Ambrosia Resort: 15 Kms
    •         Sentosa Resort: 22 Kms away
    •         Rutugandh Resort: 25 Kms
    •         Centurion Spring Hills Holiday Resort: 25 Kms
    •         Camp Temgarh Resort: 30 Kms
    •         Malhar Machi: 40 kms
    •         The Lake Weekend resort: 70 Kms
    •         Elysium Resorts: 164 Kms

  • Which are the best budget stays in and around Pune?

    You don’t need to overspend on a stay while you can spend the same on your travelling and experiencing all the gifts of nature. Pune has some exotic stays that will be lite on your pocket. Here are the few options that would make you write your travel story more economically:

    •         The Corinthians Resort & Club would fit in your budget.
    •         Oxford Golf Resort this too would on regular days
    •         Sunny's World
    •         Pratikruti The Lakeview Resort
    •         Hotel Sai Heritage Pune
    •         Hotel Woodland
    •         Shantai Hotel
    •         FabHotel Shivajinagar
    •         Hotel Sapna
    •         Hotel Parichay
    •         Hotel Swan Inn
    •         Hotel Brookside

Traveller Tales From Pune

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10 May 2016

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