Pune, an exciting city, a representation of modernity and a juxtaposition of rich and pure culture, is a land loaded with adventurous surprises. Renowned as a ‘Queen of Deccan’, the city of Pune is a paradise for adventure junkies. Here are some adventurous things to enjoy on during your vacationing mood in Pune city –
1. Camping –
Camping in an open location beneath a dark blanket of the vastly stretched sky studded with innumerable brightly twinkling stars is one of the most exciting things to relax from all your monotonous work. Pawna Lake is an excellent option for all those who wish to retire at the lakefront for their weekends and indulge into boating, kayaking and rafting.
Location – Velhe, Lonavala, Falyan Jungle Camp, and Bhandara Lake
Price –varies according to the location
2. Explore the massiveness of Shaniwar Wada Palace –
Renowned as a royal residential fortress of Pune city, Shaniwar Wada Palace accounts for a verifiable significance. Dating back to the 18th century, this massive piece of construction stores a lot of historical importance.
Location –Shaniwar Peth
Price –5 INR per head
Timings –07:00 am to 06:00 pm
3. Put on your adventurous sleeves at Adlabs Imagica –
Adlabs Imagica is a unique theme park and has got a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy. Loopy-Woopy, Lazy River, Mykonos, Eyelusion, and Glow Magica are some of the principal attractions of this park.
Location –Mumbai-Pune Expressway
Price –1400 to 1600 INR per adult and 1000 to 1200 INR per child
Timings –10:30 am to 08:00 pm
4. Chilling at Café Paashh –
Relaxing amidst a calm and a warm ambience, Café Paashh is an old bungalow cum charming café with an open rooftop dining space. If you are with your better half in Pune, reserve a seat for two of you and enjoy your dinner date.
Location –Kalyani Nagar
Price –1700 INR for two
Timings –11:00 am to 11:00 pm
5. Della Adventure Park –
Della Adventure Park is a hub of many adventures such as buggy riding, sky cycling, motocross dirt biking, water zorbing, rappelling, and land zorbing. Besides the outdoor games, this adventure park boasts a wide array of in-house adventures such as pool, mirror maze, football, table tennis, and a wide range of virtual games.
Location – Lonavala
Price –2360 INR per person
Timings – 11:00 am to 09:00 pm
6. Enjoy a night out amidst a cultural setting –
Soaking yourself amidst the vibrancy and cuisines of the traditional Rajasthan is undoubtedly a memorable thing to enjoy. This is a recreational site loaded with wells, mud houses, and streets.
The rope walkers, puppeteers, and potters are key performers at this spot. And guess what, here you have a wide array of Rajasthani style cuisines to try such as Bhakri roti, kadhi, bati, malpuas, churma, and gulab jamuns.
Location –Nagar Highway, Wagholi
Price –700 INR onwards per person
Timings –04:00 pm to 10:00 pm
7. Rock your legs at Mi-a-Mi –
One of the most popular and renowned pubs of Pune, Mi-a-Mi, is a central piece of attraction for some terrific music, fantastic ambience, and a great crowd. Besides, you get a fantastic combo being served here such as lemon basil prawns, herb-crusted fried fish, or lamb meatballs along with specially carved flavoured drinks.
Location –Sinhagad Road
Price –1000 to 3000 INR per head
Timings – 07:00 pm to 12:00 pm
8. Relax at the lakefront of Mulshi Dam –
One of the catchment areas of Pune, Mulshi Dam is an ideal port for all the city wanderers. The dam site offers an exciting vista of the grandeur of the Sahyadri ranges, Dhangadh, and Koraigadh forts.
Location –Mulshi Village
Price –Free of cost
Timings –24/7. Yet, it is always better to return before the sunsets in the evening.