Best One Day Trips From Pune

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Pune is an awesome place and is known for its hill stations and beautiful getaways.  Located between the South of Sahyadri Range and Western Ghats, Pune is loved by travelers. Owing to its location in Western Ghats, there are several options for travelers; these include flowing waterfalls, picturesque greenery, crystal clear beaches and historical forts. Some of the best 1 day spots near Pune are listed by us:

Kamshet

Distance From Pune: 45 kms

A perfect one day trip destination from Pune with loads of fun and adventure. Known the the Paragliders paradise  this place is lovely hill station with greenery all over, placid lakes and hilly countryside.The hills in and around Kamshet are dotted with ancient cave temples and medieval fortresses.

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Karla & Bhaja Caves

Distance From Pune: 45 kms

These are Buddhist rock cut caves and they are located near Lonavla i.e. 60kms from Pune city. These caves are quite ancient and are considered to be a famous architecture near Pune. If you are an architecture lover, then you ought not to miss out this place.

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Panshet

Distance From Pune: 50 kms

This is set in a very idyllic location with a huge lake . It is a perfect day trip destination near Pune with great natural beauty . You can enjoy water sports like speedboats, water scooters, windsurfing and kayaking , have good food with dam view and have a day filled with fun , games and adventure. Time permitted you can also visit one of the  various forts nearby like Torna, Khadakvasala and Sinhagad.

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Mulshi

Distance From Pune: 50 kms

It is located at a distance of around 50 kilometers from Pune and is a very good getaway during monsoon. It is popular for its lakeside ambience and green surroundings. This place is flocked by travelers of Pune and Mumbai during monsoon.

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Lavasa City

Distance From Pune: 57 kms

This is an amazing hill city that has been planned privately near the Mose Valley in Pune’s Western Ghats. When you visit this city, you will surely enjoy the view of seven hills that are surrounding it, Mose valley as well as a long lake. This is a perfect destination for relaxation.


Bhuleshwar Temple

Distance From Pune: 53 kms

This temple is very special and charming. Apart from its serene surroundings and history, there are several unique things that are offered by this temple. You must visit here late evening or early morning if you want to experience a calm atmosphere. Don’t miss out the sunrise from here, as it is beautiful.

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Lonavla

Distance From Pune: 64 kms

Lonavla, a picturesque hill station has gained a lot of popularity in Pune district. It lies on the Mumbai-Pune expressway. ‘Chikki’ is a very popular item here and is favorite among the tourists. The surroundings are green and this hill station is brought to life during monsoons.

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Panchgani

Distance From Pune: 102 kms

Panchgani literally means ”the place with five hills” and is one of the most favored hill stations among Punites. Situated at of 1,334 m it is  one of the best place to visit as visitors can enjoy coastal plains on one side and hilly terrains on the other.

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Bhimshankar

Distance From Pune: 120 kms

It is one of the famous Jyotirlinga, out of the 12 that are located all across the country. Recently, since it got recognition as a ‘wildlife sanctuary’, it is gaining a lot of popularity among people who love nature.Bhimshankar is also an ideal destination for all the people who enjoy trekking. The lush green surrounding of this place offers the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life and is an ideal destination to spend a peaceful or adventurous day with friends , family or loved ones.

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Matheran Hill Station

Distance From Pune: 120 kms

This hill station is located near Karjat and is quite popular among Punekars. This is a very small hill station which is located at a height of around 800meters. Some famous points in Matheran offer a spectacular view of surrounding areas as well as of sunrise and sunset.

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Kolad

Distance From Pune: 120 kms

White Water rafting here is a fun experience with people. Usually, the trips here last for around 3 hours and the cost is around 1200 per person. However, if you visit here on weekdays, it proves to be quite cheaper. The cost and the length differs based on the location. Hence, while booking the trip in advance, attention must be paid to all minute details. Here, you can also  try out the Flying Fox, which is also referred to as Zip lining. This is a perfect spot if you are looking for an adventurous 1 day trip to Pune.

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Karnala Bird Sanctuary

Distance From Pune: 119 kms

This is a perfect location for people who love watching and exploring wildlife and mainly birds. The main attraction of this bird sanctuary is the Karnala fort, which is surrounded by lush greenery.

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Raigad Fort

This fort was built in the year 1030 by Chandrarao Mores and later became the Maratha Kingdom’s capital in the year 1674. Here, you can take a lift or a ropeway to the top instead of walking it up. This can save a lot of energy.

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Pali Ganesh Mandir

This temple gets its name from Ballal, a child who was known for worshipping a stone as Ganesha’s representation. This is a perfect place for devotees of Ganesha. Located at a distance of around 100kms from Pune, it is a sacred place wherein you can enjoy a completely peaceful atmosphere.

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So, these were some of the best one day picnic spots near Pune. Hope you enjoy here and have a great time with your friends, family, partner, groups or office colleague.

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