9 Destinations Near Pune for Adventure Weekend


Weekend is the perfect time to explore the adventurous destinations in and around Pune. With many activities to indulge on, such as paragliding, hiking, trekking , rafting and rock climbing Pune is a haven for adventure junkies. Here is the list 9 destination for a thrilling weekend.

1. Sinhgad Fort

Perfect to enjoy rock climbing and hiking. Located just 25 kms away from Pune,its flocked by thrill lovers throughout the year. Enjoy the natural beauty while indulging in some adventure. August and September is the best time to experience rock climbing. 

Sinhgad fort – Hiking and Rock Climbing - Adventure Trips Near Pune
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2. Kamshet

Famous for adventurous activities such as paragliding, mountaineering and hiking. Paragliding in Kamshet is thrilling experience while enjoying beautiful views of hills and valleys around.  Kamshet is one of the top 10 adventurous destinations of India.

Kamset - adventure trips near pune
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3. Khandala

Apart from being known as a romantic destination, Khanda is also a great adventurous destination. Situated at a height of 625 meters, popular among Puneites and Mumbaikars and many hikers from across the country.. Don’t forget taking your cameras here.

Khandala - Adventure Trips Near Pune
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4. Wai

Located picturesquely by the banks of Krishna River Wai is a historical city. Not very crowded with tourists, perfect offbeat destination for adventure lovers to indulge in activities like trekking, camping, kayaking and river crossing by rafts.

Wai - Top Adventurous Trips near Pune
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6. Shivneri Fort

Another perfect place to enjoy mountain climbing. Apart from being an adventurous destination for trekkers or hikers, it is Shivaji Maharaj’s birthplace too.

Shivneri fort - Adventure Trips Near Pune
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7. Naneghat

Destination for hikers but quite popular among history lovers as well. Enjoy scenic beauty, and photography.

Naneghat - Adventure Trips Near Pune
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8. Harishchandragadh

Known for its rich historical monuments and dense forest. You need  at least 2 days to enjoy this place. Good place for beginners for hiking and trekking.

Harishchandragadh - Adventure Trips Near Pune
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Range: Western Ghats

9. Khodala

Enjoy the marvelous and hilly environment of this place. Located at height of 1800 ft and popular place among hikers.  Try out waterfall rappelling, mountain biking and other adventure activities.

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