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Best places to visit in Pune

10 Best Places To Visit In Pune

Best places to visit in Pune

Pune is also known as Poona and is called “Queen of the Deccan”. Pune is the second-largest city in Maharashtra and also the 8th most popular city in India. Pune is the 7th most developed city in India. Pune is famous because of its rich flora and fauna, Pune city is 60% covered with greenery. There are many best places to visit in Pune for all age groups and especially for those people who want to explore something new and exciting. You can explore nature in a better way.

Pune is the fastest growing and developing city in the Asian region. Most of the big software and I.T companies are here and it is the hub of many software and I.T companies. Pune is a big producer of automobile products in India.

Climate

Pune is situated at a high altitude and shares its borders with ranges of the Sahyadri Mountain. Pune experiences 3 seasons: monsoon, summer, and winter. The summer season starts in March and the maximum temperature is 42 °C (108 °F). The worst month in Pune is May with heavy dusty winds, and also humidity remains high.
After all, nights are always cool due to high altitude.

Here’s the list of the 10 best places to visit in Pune

  1. Rajmachi Fort
  2. Hadsar Fort Trek
  3. Panshet water park
  4. Korigad Trek
  5. Bhigwan Birds Sanctuary
  6. Sinhagad Fort
  7. Katraj snake park
  8. Fashion street
  9. Rajiv Gandhi Zoological park
  10. Mulshi Lake and Dam

1. Rajmachi Fort

Best places to visit in Pune

Rajmachi Fort is a historical fort and a very unique place from the time of the great Maratha ruler and it is located in green and very beautiful Sahyadri range and one of the most famous tourist places in Puna, Maharashtra. Here you can feel and experience our beautiful nature in various moods.
There are many waterfalls, curious villages, deep gorges and valleys, various waterways, and beautiful scenery of nature. Through this, you can feel the beauty of our nature and make many good memories at your home.
The best time to visit this beautiful place is in the monsoon season in the month of June-September when mystical charm impregnates in rain.
You can also read about best Places to visit in Pushkar.

Location: Pune district, Maharashtra
Timings: 9:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M (everyday)

2. Hadsar Fort Trek

Best places to visit in Pune

Hadsar Fort Trek is a beautiful fort situated in the Sahyadri Mountain Range, near Junnar. It is a very popular tourist destination as it provides a great view of fauna and flora and can experience nature from very close around Manikdoh Dam. This is one of the historical and unexplored forts in the Sahyadri Mountain Range. This is one of the best places to visit in Pune with family.
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Location: The Hadsar fort is near the Village Hadsar, located 13 km North-West of Junnar.

3. Panshet water park

Best places to visit in Pune

Panshet water park is one of the best places to enjoy and chill with friends. This water park is located near Khadakwasla Dam, Pune city.
There are many exciting water rides and sports in this water park such as swimming, speed boating, kayaking, water scooters, and windsurfing.

Location: Panshet water park, Pune, Maharashtra
Timings: 10:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M (everyday)
Entry Fee: INR 250 for adult
INR 180 for children

4. Korigad Trek

Best places to visit in Pune

Korigad Trek is also known by other three names: Koraigad, Korigad, or Kumwarigad is situated on a hill and about 20 Km from the south of Lonavala in Pune district, Maharashtra, India. You need to traverse around 600 stairs from Peth Shahpur village to reach this beautiful fort. When you reach there then you can see and explore the lifestyle of Maharaj Shivaji and the stunning architectural style of the building. The best time to visit this beautiful fort is in summer and monsoon from September to March because of the best temperature between 16 to 25 degrees celsius. Here mobile connectivity is very low and you can not get high speed and also you can not find any food joint here.

Location: Aamby Valley City, Pune, Maharashtra
Timings: Around 2 to 3 hours are required to complete this tour.

5. Bhigwan Birds Sanctuary

Best places to visit in Pune

Bhigwan bird sanctuary is a small town on the border of Ahmednagar, Pune. Bhigwan is very popular for its bird watching especially for flaming bird and wildlife photography. Flaming birds love the winter season because they need less water for fishing and they come to India in the winter season and the best time to visit is from December to March. With no doubt that this is one of the best places to visit in Pune with family.
You can also read about Wildlife Sanctuary in goa.

Location: Bhigwan is located on the Pune-Solapur Highway.
Timings: 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM

6. Sinhagad Fort

Best places to visit in Pune

Sinhagad Fort is located at Sinhagad Ghat Road and during ancient battles this fort helps Maharashtra. There are many places to visit in this fort but if you visit this place then you must visit these places: Late P.L. Deshpande Garden, ISKCON Temple, Pune, and wind point. You can visit this place all 365 days of the year.
There are no entry fees for visiting this fort but if you want to hire a two-wheeler and four-wheeler to reach the topmost position of this fort then you want to pay INR 20 for a two-wheeler and INR 50 for a four-wheeler.
The average temperature of this place is 24 degrees celsius and there is no medical aid that means you want to carry your own.

Location: Sinhagad Ghat Road, in the Thoptewadi region Maharashtra

7. Katraj snake park

Best places to visit in Pune

Katraj snake park is a very popular snake park and it is located in Katraj, Pune state of Maharashtra. This is a perfect picnic spot for those who are a snake and wildlife lovers. And they get a chance to learn something new about snakes and wildlife. There are 22 species of snakes both children and adult snakes.
Here you can see a 13 feet long king cobra. This is one of the best places to visit in Pune with family and you can also make your trip educational, and a little bit adventurous.
The best time to visit this place is in the monsoon season, in the month of July-September.

Location: Pune-Satara Road, Opp. Katraj Dairy, Pune
Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (closed on Wednesday)
Entry fee: INR 3

8. Fashion street

Best places to visit in Pune

Fashion street is located opposite to the BSNL office at Mahatma Gandhi road. This is a very famous tourist spot and there are 385 streat side clothing shops known for bargaining. Here you can purchase shoes, Pants, Dresses, Earrings, Denim Dungarees, Camo Crop Tops, and many more at a very nominal price point. Here you can also purchase first and second copies of branded products. Here most of the products are related to girls.

Location: M.G Road, Camp, Pune, Maharashtra
Timings: 11:00 A.M to 10:00 P.M (closed on Wednesday)

9. Rajiv Gandhi Zoological park

Best places to visit in Pune

Rajiv Gandhi Zoological park was created in 1953 by Pune Municipal Corporation and it is spread in 7 acres and now this park is spread in 42 acres. This park is located in Katraj, Pune district and managed by the Pune Municipal Corporation. This zoological park is divided into 3 parts one for the animal orphanage, the second for a snake park, and the third is for a zoo.
In this zoological park, you can see many animals such as a white tiger and a male tiger named Tanaji, Asiatic lions, elephants, sloth bears, blackbucks, leopards, and many other animals. This is one of the best places to visit in Pune with family.

Timings: 9:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M (closed on Wednesday )
Location: Katraj, Pune district, Maharashtra
Entry fee: INR 25 for adult
INR 10 for children
INR 100 per person Foreigners

10. Mulshi Lake and Dam

Best places to visit in Pune

If you are a nature lover then Mulshi Lake and Damis a perfect picnic destination for you. It is 35km from Pune city and you can visit this any time.
Mulshi Lake and Damis a clean and green place where you can do trakking, photography, and bird watching. Most of the tourists visit this place for camping.
Monsoon season is the best time for visiting Mulshi Lake and Dam. During monsoon season you can experience and feel sweet smelling soil and lush green forest stretch.
When you visit Mulshi Lake and Damis then don’t forget to visit these places: Tamhini Ghat, Andharban Trail Point, Temghar Dam, and Kailasgad Fort.

Location: Mulshi Dam is located on the Mula River in Mulshi taluka of Pune, India

We hope the above information is useful for you. If you are planning your trip to Pune then we are highly recommending you for these best places to visit in Pune. These places make your trip full of fun, education and adventure. 

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