Pune a city in the Indian state of Maharashtra is gaining popularity off lately. Once a town known for its culture and food, now it is becoming a tech giant, a music capital and a town that is having a laid back attitude. However, laid back it is, people still go on road trips from the city and here are some of the places where you can go on a road trip to these places nearby to Pune.
MulshiMulshi is located around 50kms from Pune and has grown popular in recent times for its breathtaking views of hills and surroundings. Quiet famous for its Mulshi Dam, Mulshi Valley is known to provide you with quiet and picturesque surroundings and will make your day turn bright with what its nature has to offer you.
It is a short day trip route which is scenic and also you can have a good time visiting this place as the road here is amazing with picturesque surroundings and also many cafes that line across the road for you to take breaks and explore it.
KamshetLocated around 50kms from Pune, Kamshet is for the people who love adventure. A beautiful hill station located in the Western Ghats, Kamshet is famous for Paragliding. There are numerous flying schools located here which will teach you everything about Paragliding. Apart from this, there are many other adventure sports that Kamshet offers however if you do not want to try out any just let yourself go under the lap of nature and enjoy the surroundings.
LavasaLavasa is located around 60kms from Pune and is a planned hill station which tourism is the main source of income. Situated in the Western Ghats, Lavasa is known to have moderate and pleasant climate all year round. With its amazing beauty of nature, this place gives a glimpse as a heavenly destination.
Known to be a quiet destination, Lavasa does not disappoint adventure enthusiasts where it provides an array of options that include water sports, trekking, mountain biking, rock climbing etc. Come here and spend a day or two at this amazing place which can be a short day trip from Pune.
KhandalaIf you have heard a popular Bollywood number, “Aye, Kya Bolti Tu” you might have heard the reference of this place called Khandala. Often regarded as a twin city of Lonavala, Khandala is one of the popular hill stations after Lonavala. Located at a near distance from Lonavala, Khandala can be an option for a day trip from Mumbai as well as from Pune.
Explore the historic Buddhist caves, Bedse caves and some of the amazing viewpoints and cliff points which one can witness during their visit to Khandala.
Kolad is the town that is not mentioned in the nearby station from Pune and also not heard by many which make it a perfect place to chill and relax. Kolad a town in Raigad District is known by a handful of backpackers as it offers some picturesque views and surroundings. Kolad is called as the Rishikesh of Maharashtra as it offers similar views and scenery. One of the popular places to do White Water Rafting, Kolad is for the people who love adventure sports.
So visit this untapped beauty with your friends and enjoy the day spent exploring the beautiful town where one can immerse themselves with n