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  • What could be a better plan than to spend your weekend in the midst of mountains with amazing views? With a number of hill stations near Pune, this destination is becoming a hit destination for the people around the world. Home to the young crowd, Pune is known for its dynamic, cosmopolitan and fun condition.

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    A short trip in an opposite direction from the ordinary city life should be on your travel list in the coming long weekends. The Western Ghats are home to the absolute most picturesque and stunningly wonderful occasion goals in all of India. The undulating green slopes of the district are scattered with streams and waterfalls and are a great incredible sight consistently.

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    Also, the inhabitants of Pune are amazingly fortunate because of the way that the best hill stations in the Western Ghats are found a short distance far from the city which makes them ideal for end of the week street trips. The pride of the Deccan Plateau or the 'Oxford of the East', Pune shares its history back to the ages of the Maratha rulers. This city is now one of the prominent names in IT sector, quality living and tourism as well.

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    While the pictorial beauty of the place entices visitors from different corners of the globe, its culture and tradition play an important role in retaining its old-world charm. Strolling through the rich history of Pune, you will also find a plenitude of places of interest in and around this rustic city. Amongst these, the scenic Pune hill stations cannot be ignored.
  • Hill Stations within 200 Kms from Pune

  • 01Lonavala

    Lonavala
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    Covered with an evergreen blanket of greeneries and embraced with the magnificence of the scenic peaks, Lonavala is one of the most sought-after weekend getaways from Pune. Situated around 96km from Mumbai, it is also an ideal escapade for the locals of the city including family, friends, couples and for a team outing in Pune.

    In addition to being a picture-perfect retreat, this hill stations near Pune is also equally popular for the production of different varieties of 'Chikki', a traditional sweet candy prepared with jaggery and ground-nuts.

    With bunches of waterfalls, lakes and slopes around, Lonavala is frequented by a wide range of individuals, particularly explorers and trekkers. Encompassed by thick timberlands, waterfalls, dam close by lakes, Lonavala is a must visit destination for you if you love to spend some time with nature. 

    Also, you can visit Khandala and Rajmachi while on your way to Lonavala. The tourist destination has many attractions to its name, Bhaja caves, Bushi dam, Karla caves, Rajmachi fort, Ryewood lake, among others.

    Activities in Lonavala: Head out for camping in Pune under the cool night sky or just get ready to experience the fun while heading for a trek.

    Distance from Pune: Lonavala is located at a distance of 66.7 km from Pune.

    Where to Stay: Best Resorts in Lonavala for most relaxing stay.

  • 02Mahabaleshwar

    Mahabaleshwar
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    Located in the Satara district of Maharashtra, Mahabaleshwar is credited as one of the evergreen spots in the world and the breathtaking Western Ghats adds more to its draw. Rising up to a height of 1,353m above the sea level, this scenic hilly retreat was once the capital of Bombay province.

    Pleasant climate, enchanting views, stunning greeneries, an abundance of tourist places and the mesmeric beauty of the 
    Krishna River makes Mahabaleshwar one of the picturesque hill stations near Pune.

    Activities:
     Some of the activities which are famous here are trekking, hiking, camping etc.

    Distance from Pune:
     Mahabaleshwar is located at a distance of 120 km from Pune.
  • 03Khandala

    Khandala
    When we hear about this place all you can hear yourself humming that favourite song Aati Kya Khandala. Roosted on the foothills of Sahyadri, Khandala accommodates a flawless end of the week reprieve for the Mumbai populace, with its grand valleys, lush slopes, tranquil lakes and hazy waterfalls.

    This is a standout amongst the most prominent weekend getaway from Pune for the general population from close-by urban areas of Mumbai and Pune.  This place is a must for everybody searching for wonderful nature, charming climate and the sentiment fog noticeable all around. The regular excellence blossoms to its apex and uncovers a mystical appeal amid the storms.

    It’s winding waterfalls and sparkling lakes credits to the great look and give you that perfect feel. The Duke's Nose pinnacle and Karla slopes are the two mainstream spots for shake climbing. Aside from these, there are many caverns and lakes to be seen.

    It’s the ideal place to take a load off. Feel the thrill while you head out for a trek to the amazing forts here like Duke's Nose, Rajmachi Fort, Visapur Fort, Korigad Fort, Tung Fort, and Tikona Fort which are the major trekking places in Khandala. You will have the best time of your life here.

    Activities:
     Some of the activities which are famous here are trekking, hiking, camping etc.

    Distance from Pune:
     Khandala is located at a distance of 71.0km from Pune.
  • 04Panchgani

    Panchgani
    Settled between the magnificent slopes of the Sahyadri go, Panchgani is popular for its unparalleled magnificence. Local people trust the air in Panchgani has recuperating qualities, restoring your body and psyche. Known to be a summer retreat for the British in the ancient period, Panchgani is presented with both beachfront fields and bumpy landscapes. A short weekend getaway near Pune offers a stay in the picturesque and dynamic environment.

    Visit Rajpuri Caves, Tableland, Lord Karthikeya Temple, and enjoy paragliding. At a separation of 18 km from Mahabaleshwar, 48 km from Satara, and 254 km from Mumbai, Panchgani likewise called Panchgani is a renowned hill station and Metropolitan chamber in Satara locale of Maharashtra. It is one of the best slope resorts in Maharashtra and among the best slope stations close Pune and Mumbai urban communities. Panchgani has a few lovely vacation destinations. It is also a popular picnic spot near Pune to go with family.

    Table Land, Parsi Point, Kamalgadh Fort, Devil's Kitchen, Rajpuri Caves, Sydney Point, Mapro Gardens, Dhom dam and so on are a portion of the significant touring places in Panchgani. Panchgani is dabbed with British style old cottages and Parsi houses. This is definitely the best place where you should travel this weekend.

    Activities:
     Some of the activities which are famous here are paragliding, trekking, hiking etc.

    Distance from Pune:
     Panchgani is located at a distance of 101.4 km from Pune.
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  • 05Malshej Ghat

    Malshej Ghat
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    A wonderful slope station with its various lakes, waterfalls and mountains, Malshej Ghat is prevalent among explorers, trekkers and nature darlings. Malshej Ghat is a perfect withdraw from the racket of city life and is a paradise dwelling place of regular magnificence.

    With an uncountable number of waterfalls to wonderfully organized dams and steep, elevated posts, a ghat is an ideal place for nature sweethearts enchant. This place is particularly wonderful amid storms and is one of the most loved ends of the week getaways for adolescents from Mumbai, Pune and Thane. Harishchandragad stronghold is a fortification around there and is exceptionally well known among trekkers.

    Malshej falls, the delightful Pimpalgaon dam and Ajoba Hill stronghold are some of the different attractions here which will be enchanting for any traveller. Feel the thrill while you visit this amazing falls. This place is also a favourite among bird watchers which is home to a myriad of birds. Head out to this destination this weekend and make it a memorable one.

    Activities: Some of the activities which are famous in Pune are Sightseeing, trekking, hiking and camping.

    Distance from Pune: Malshej Ghat is located at a distance of 138.1 km from Pune.

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  • 06Matheran

    Matheran
    The smallest hill station in India, Matheran is known for the undulated 1800 views of the nearby surroundings. Located around 2,625ft above the sea level in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, this picture-perfect hilly retreat was also suggested to be one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

    Though it failed to be one of them, it has gained immense popularity among couples due to its ceaseless charm. It is the only automobile-free hill stations near Pune in the entire of Asia continent.

    Activities:
     Some of the activities which are famous here are Sightseeing, camping etc.

    Distance from Pune:
    Matheran is located at a distance of 125.1 km from Pune.
  • 07Bhandardara

    Bhandardara
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    A tiny, yet enchanting hamlet embraced by the appeal of the Western Ghats, Bhandardara is located in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. Known for its stunning waterfalls, serene hills and mountains, impeccable tranquillity and lush greeneries, it is situated beside the Pravara River.

    The home to 
    Mount Kalsubai, the highest peak in Maharashtra, Bhandardara's rugged terrains also make it a hub for the trekkers to undertake some exhilarating routes. In addition, on a visit to this quaint hill town, you can have ample of other places to visit in Pune.

    Activities:
     Some of the activities which are famous here are trekking, hiking, camping etc.

    Distance from Pune:
     Bhandardara is located at a distance of 172.4 km from Pune.
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  • Hill Stations Within 400 Kms from Pune

  • 08Panhala

    Panhala
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    Located in the Kolhapur district of Maharashtra, Panhala is the smallest city in the state. Founded by the great Maratha ruler Shivaji, this hilly city boasts of its pristine outlook, scenic valleys, pleasant climate and rich historical background.

    summer escapade near Pune, Panhala also caters to the interest of the history buffs. The Panhala Fort and the Parashar Caves are the two most visited landmarks in this one of the wonderful hill stations near Pune.

    Activities:
     Some of the activities which are famous here are sightseeing, camping etc.

    Distance from Pune:
     Panhala is located at a distance of 239.8 km from Pune.
  • 09Jawahar

    Jawahar
    Image Credit : Arjun Singh Kulkarni
    A hill station with a tribal essence, Jawahar is nestled amidst lush greeneries and is the home to several waterfalls. Situated in the Palghar district of Maharashtra, it is one of the nearby hill stations near Pune and is located around 80km from Nashik.

    It is in Jawahar, one can find the traces back to the 'Warli' tribe and their existence through the immortal mud and charcoal paintings. It is also believed that this hill station was once the resting place of Chhatrapati Shivaji while he was on his Surat visit.

    Activities:
     Some of the activities which are famous here are local sightseeing, exploring paintings etc.

    Distance from Pune:
     Jawahar is located at a distance of 272.8 km from Pune.
  • 10Amboli


    A pictorial hill station touching the height of 690m, Amboli is situated on the Sahyadri Hills of the Western Ghats. Untouched by the hands of commercialisation, this hilly town is known for its eco-friendly and calm ambience.

    Embraced with the splendour of verdant forests, scenic mountains and stunning waterfalls, Amboli offers a plenitude of sightseeing options amongst which, 
    Amboli Falls, Hiranyakeshi River and theShridevi Mauli temple are the prominent ones. One can also visit the Shriram, Datta and Hanuman temples that are located within a close proximity to this hill station.

    Activities:
     Some of the activities which are famous here are sightseeing, river rafting etc.

    Distance from Pune: Amboli is located at a distance of 346.3 km from Pune.
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  • 11Toranmal

    Toranmal
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    A soccer shaped plateau nestled by the picturesque hills of the Satpura Range, Toranmal is known for its serene and tranquil ambience. Located in the Nandubar district of Maharashtra, this hill station attains a height of 1,150m and is the second most popular hill stations near Pune in terms of pleasant climate.

    Toranmal was once inhabited by the primitive tribal and is now an important pilgrimage for the Hindus. Canopied by thick forests, narrow lanes, fascinating mountain peaks, stunning lakes and several sacred sites, a visit to this place is a must for those yearning for a 
    serene holiday near Pune along with family and friends.

    Activities:
     Some of the activities which are famous here are , hiking, camping etc.

    Distance from Pune:
     Toranmal is located at a distance of 469 km from Pune.
  • 12Chikhaldara

    Chikhaldara

    Sharing history with the epic Mahabharata, Chikhaldara is situated in Amravati district of Maharashtra state. Standing at a height of 1,100m above the sea level, this charming hill station is also credited for its alluring views, enchanting hills and mountains, lush greeneries and fascinating range of wildlife. It is in this hilly abode, where you can witness tigers, leopards, sloth bears, Indian bison, blue bulls, barking deer, langurs and several other species.

    Be it on a family vacation or corporate outings, holiday with friends or alone, the hill stations near Pune serve as ideal destinations. With their natural beauty and appeal, rich cultural and historical past, these hilly retreats appease visitors throughout the year and introduce them to a world of relaxation and rejuvenation!

    Activities:
     Some of the activities which are famous here are trekking, hiking, camping etc.

    Distance from Pune:
     Chikhaldara is located at a distance of 593 km from Pune.

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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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Panshet Dam

Also famous as Tanaji Sagar Dam, Panshet Dam is one of the top places to visit in Pune for adventure enthusiasts.  Perched beautifully in the Sahyadri Ranges, Panshet Dam is a visual delight with a surreal landscape that offers a soothing retreat. Panshet Dam is encompassed by luxuriant hills and a number of thundering waterfalls that makes it a perfect place for nature lovers too.

Tourists here can look forward to savouring an adrenaline rush by partaking in a number of water sports. Some of the popular water sports enjoyed here are kayaking, boating and few rides like the banana ride and water scooters. Other activities which you can enjoy here are trekking and camping in the midst of nature.


  • Location: Panshet Dam, Ambi River, Pune District, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit:  The best time to make a visit to Panshet Dam is during the monsoon days or in the evenings of the winter season

  • Entry fee: During the weekdays the entry fees for an adult is INR 250/USD 3.75 and for a child is INR 170/ USD 2.62. For the weekends the entry fees for a child in INR 230/ USD 3.54 and for an adult is INR 300/ USD 4.62

  • Timings: Tourists can visit here from 10:00 am in the morning to 6:00 pm in the evening.

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Shinde Chhatri

Dedicated to the Maratha leader Mahadji Shinde, this place is a popular tourist attraction in Pune. Being an important reminder of the Maratha rule in India’s history, this place is hailed as a significant landmark. There is a memorial devoted to the great ruler Shinde and the place also houses a temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and built by Shinde himself.

It boasts of an interesting architecture replete with intricate carvings and beautifully aligns Rajasthani design with Anglo style. The splendid designs have withstood the passage of time and still considered to be one of the gorgeous pieces of architecture in Pune. The place was constructed following the Vaastu Hara rules and represent a fine amalgamation of two beautiful cultures. Shinde Chhatri is now maintained by Shinde Devasthan Trust, Gwalior and attracts many lovers of art and history in Pune.


  • Location: Shinde Chhatri is located in Wanawadi in Pune

  • Best Time to visit: The months from July to February are the most preferred time to visit here

  • Entry fee: The entry fees at Shinde Chhatri is INR 5/ USD 0.07

  • Timings: The timings to visit here from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm


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Saras Baug

One of the most scenic attractions in Pune, Saras Baug is a great place to plan a visit with your friends and family. This place is popular its beautiful 25-acre park and the famous Talyatla Ganpati temple. Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, this temple attracts a number of devotees who come here to pay their respects and seek God’s blessings. It is one of the ideal Pune tourist places if you are visiting with children or looking for a relaxed spot for picnicking in the city.

Saras Baug offers a refreshing experience as you are surrounded by a lush green landscape and indulge in various rides like giant wheels to bring out the kid in you. Another attraction of this place is the presence of a wide array of eateries which are just a delight for foodies in Pune. One can look forward to enjoying some lip-smacking dishes outside Saras Baug like pav bhaji, bhelpuri, panipuri etc.


  • Location: Saras Baug is located within a radius of one kilometre from Swargate bus station and 3.6 km from Pune Railway Station.

  • Best Time to visit: Anytime throughout the year is great for visiting Saras Baug in Pune.

  • Entry fee: There are no entry charges to enter Saras Baug in Pune.

  • Timings: The garden remains open for tourists from 9 am to 6 pm every day.


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Vishrambaug Wada

A resonating reminder of Pune’s rich cultural heritage, Vishrambaug Wada was built in 1807 as a mansion for Peshwa Bajirao of Pune. It boasts of its majestic design and architecture with cypress-shaped columns, decorated ceilings and imposing verandahs. The place can be visited during a heritage walk in Pune that is organised every Sunday and offers an entertaining musical performance to the public.

The place is replete with its historical charm and leaves a lasting impression on everyone’s mind. It is one of the most interesting Pune tourist places that will take you back to the times of Peshwa rule in the erstwhile Maratha kingdom. The place has been undergoing constant renovations and houses a post office and some other offices of Pune Municipal Corporation.


  • Location: RB Kumthekar Rd, Perugate, Sadashiv Peth, Pune, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: Anytime throughout the year is great for planning a trip to Vishrambaug Wada

  • Entry fee: The entry fee at Vishrambaug Wada is INR 5/ USD 0.07 Per Person

  • Timings: Vishrambaug Wada can be visited by the tourists from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Krushnai Water Park

If you’re looking for a nice hangout place to enjoy some memorable time with your friends and family then Krushnai Water Park is a wonderful place to go in Pune. Spread over an area of more than 10 acres, it has emerged to be one of the most popular Pune tourist places if you are fond of recreational activities.

When visiting Krushnai Water Park, tourists can supplement their visit by seeing other notable attractions like National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla Dam, Sinhgad Fort and Panshet Dams. It offers a perfect weekend retreat where people can enjoy a cottage stay too. Moreover, there are various activities to keep you engaged throughout the day and bring out the inner child in you. Some popular activities held here are water sports, adventurous bull ride, net cricket, video games, kid's favourite tom & jerry, rain dance, artificial bridges, wave pool, cyclone, lazy river, octopus etc. 


  • Location: Krushnai Water Park, Gat No. 186, Donje Gaon, Sinhagad Base, Pune, Maharashtra  

  • Best Time to visit: Krushnai Water Park can be visited anytime throughout the year

  • Entry fee: Tourists need to spend INR 500/ USD 7.7 to gain entry here on weekdays and INR 600/ USD 9.23 during the weekends

  • Timings:  The timings at Krushnai Water Park is from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm


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Aga Khan Palace

Aga Khan Palace in Pune is a wonderful landmark of India’s history and has many great events and personalities associated with it. It was constructed in the year 1892 by Sultan Mohammad Shah Aga Khan III. It was in Aga Khan Palace where Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi imprisoned and now it is famous as the Gandhi National Memorial Society.

It is one of the prominent attractions in Pune and people here can enjoy a fascinating visit seeing the personal belongings of Mahatma Gandhi in the room where he stayed. One can also see the collection of pictures of many other freedom fighters associated with Indian Freedom Movement against the British at the museum here. It is now hailed as a monument of national importance and also boasts of interesting architecture.


  • Location: Gandhi National Memorial Society, Aga Khan Palace Road, Pune, Maharashtra 

  • Best Time to visit: Tourists should plan a trip here during the months from October to March

  • Entry fee: The entrance fee for Indians is INR 5/ 0.07 USD and for the foreigners, it is INR 100/ USD 1.54

  • Timings: The visiting time at Aga Khan Palace is from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm


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Pataleshwar Cave Temple

One of the fascinating sightseeing places in Pune, Pataleshwar Cave Temple is an important temple in Pune dedicated to Lord Pataleshwar who is the God of the Underworld. Dating back to the 8th century, Pataleshwar Cave Temple is renowned for being carved out of a single rock and been announced by the government as a protected monument in Pune. Along with its architectural brilliance, Pataleshwar Cave Temple is also known for its unique sound of bells.

Pataleshwar Cave Temple offers an interesting glimpse of rock-cut architecture in India and dedicated to Lord Shiva and Nandi. At the main shrine of the temple, pilgrims pay their respect to the imposing Shiva lingam which is built there. One of the astounding features of Pataleshvar Cave Temple is that its construction was never completed and thus one can witness that there is no specific entrance to the temple. Pataleshwar Cave Temple is a great visit both for spiritual reasons and appreciating the art and culture the region.


  • Location: Jangali Maharaj Road, Revenue Colony, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 

  • Best Time to visit: The best time to visit here is from the month of June to February

  • Entry fee: You are not needed to pay any entrance fees at Pataleshwar Cave Temple

  • Timings: The timings at this temple are from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

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Osho Ashram

Savour a slice and peace and rejuvenation when you visit the Osho Ashram in Pune. If you are seeking a place to get away from the worries of life and discover your inner peace, Osho Ashram is a perfect place for you to visit in Pune. Osho Ashram was founded by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, a popular spiritual leader, and a famous public speaker. The place has been renowned as a meditative retreat where people can appreciate the serene atmosphere and enjoy a peaceful stay with luxury resort facilities. The place boasts of many facilities like a swimming pool, jacuzzi, tennis courts and a spa. People here can indulge in various meditation activities and therapies and look forward to an exciting visit as there are a number of activities to keep you engaged all the time. Osho Ashram in Pune offers an awesome retreat to channel your inner energies and make a meaning of your life.


  • Location: 17, Koregaon Park Road, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra 

  • Best Time to visit: It can be visited throughout the year

  • Entry fee: The entry fees at Osho Ashram is INR 870/ USD per person for a day

  • Timings: Osho Ashram is best visited between 6:00 am to 10:30 pm

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Khadakwasla Dam

Known as one of the most renowned places for group outings in Pune, Khadakwasla Dam offers a relaxing getaway. It draws in a number of tourists who wish to indulge in some adventurous activities or just relax and unwind in the company of nature. The place boasts of great vibes and always packed with crowds. It is built across the Mutha river and one of the integral sources of water supplied to the city of Pune. Some of the other famous attractions near Khadakwasla Dam are Kudje Village, Peacock Bay and Neelkanteshwar Hill. 

People here come with their loved ones to enjoy the natural scenery and indulge in some gastronomy with the help of food chowpaty serving lip-smacking bhelpuri and bhutta here. The monsoons offer the best experience at Khadakwasla Dam as it makes the landscape look mesmerising.  The place boasts of many interesting activities and keeps the tourists abuzz with its exuberant ambience.

  • Location: Khadakwasla Dam, near Khadakwasla Village, off Sinhagad Road, Pune, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: Monsoon season is the best time to visit the dam.

  • Entry fee: No entry fees are required to visit here

  • Timings: The timings for tourists at Khadakwasla Dam is from 6 am to 6 pm


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Adlabs Imagica

Embark on a day filled with adventure and excitement by visiting Adlabs Imagica in Pune. This is a 130-acre theme park that will help you relax and refresh unlike any other place in Pune. Adlabs Imagica offers wonderful fun and enjoyment for people of all ages and makes for a recreational getaway from Pune. It is divided into three parks which are a theme park, water park and snow park.

One of most thrilling places in Pune, Adlabs Imagica boasts of fantastic rides, pool, gym and many restaurants to keep your day filled with various activities. Due to its so many premium offerings in recreational adventure, it has been hailed as one of the most preferred retreats for families near Pune and Mumbai


  • Location: 30/31, Sangdewadi, Near Khopoli, Pali-Khopoli Road (State Highway 92), Off Mumbai-Pune Express Way, Taluka Khalapur, District Raigad, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: The months of monsoon and winter season are considered the best time to visit Adlabs Imagica

  • Entry Fee: The cost of a regular ticket at Adlabs Imagica is INR 1500/ USD 23 per adult during the weekdays and INR 1900/ USD 30 during the weekends and holidays.

  • Timings: It is open from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm

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Mahatma Phule Museum

Founded in the year 1890, Mahatma Phule Museum is one of the must-visit Pune tourist attractions for history buffs. Earlier established as Lord Ray Museum, the museum was renamed as Mahatma Phule Museum in the year 1968. The museum makes for an interesting trip as one can see various collections of industrial products, agricultural items and handicraft pieces in this museum.

Although the place has been about 118 years old now, it presents the old-world charm in the most amazing way to the tourists. If you wish to know more about the unique culture and rich heritage of India, Mahatma Phule Museum is a very educational experience for the tourists. Other notable and interesting collections which one can see here include brassware, stone carvings, marble statues, oil painting, textiles, body samples of animals from seals to elephants and so on.


  • Location: 1204/10, Ghole Road, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: The museum can be visited by the tourists throughout the year.

  • Entry fee: There is no entry fee to visit the museum

  • Timings: The timings are from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. The museum remains closed on Wednesdays.

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Birla Ganpati Temple

Boasting of one of the biggest idols of Lord Ganesha in the city of Pune, Birla Ganpati Temple is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Pune. For all those who seek a spiritual retreat away from the hustle and bustle, Birla Ganpati should be on your wish list. Encompassed by natural beauty and greenery, this temple attracts a number of devotees who come here to seek the blessings of Lord Ganesha.

One of the most striking features of this temple is that is not very much commercialized and offers tourists the peace of mind they are looking for. The imposing statue is one of the most beautiful idols of Lord Ganesha you’ll see in the region and tourists can be enthralled to see the glorious view from the top. The views can be best enjoyed when you go to the temple by climbing the steps and witness the spellbinding landscape filled with a blanket of greenery and gorgeous flowers.


  • Location: Birla Mandir, Revdanda-Murud Rd, Salav, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: Tourists can visit Birla Ganpati Temple anytime throughout the year

  • Entry fee: There are no entry fees for entering this temple in Pune

  • Timings: The timings for visiting Birla Ganpati Temple is from 5 am to 10:30 pm every day

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