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5 Best one Day Picnic Spot Near Pune in Summer

Posted By : Mumbai Pune Cab | Posted Date : 2017-04-29

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Pune has popular visiting destinations blessed with beautiful getaways and amazing hill stations. It is sandwiched between the Sahyadri range of mountains towards the north and Western Ghats in the south. The city is located in perfect place to attract travelers from all over the India. Western Ghats in south offer a plenty of picnic spot near Pune to cater to all types of travelers. The popular visiting place includes historical forts, crystal clear beaches, picturesque greenery and flowing waterfall.

Hills Stations

  1. Mahabaleshwar:

Wilson point at a height of 4710 feet is a highest sunrise point in Mahabaleshwar near Pune. Mahabaleshwar is a well known picnic spot near Pune. It is a paradise which attracts trekkers, photographers, nature lovers and adventure seeking travelers.

How to Reach:

It is located at a distance of about 120 km from Pune and it takes about 3 hours to reach. You can easily book a cab for Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar.

Attractions:

Mahabaleshwar attracts tourist from all over the India with it’s a beautiful scenic view. Some of the most attractive points are Elphinstone, Kate’s point and Arthur’s seat.

  1. Matheran:

Matheran is possibly the only unique and the traffic less hill station in India – thanks to the ban on vehicles in this well preserved destination. Commuting in Matheran by old rickshaws and toy train is an enthralling and an enjoyable experience.

How to Reach: Matheran is located about 125 km from Pune by road. You could get into the toy train from Neral which takes about 2 hours to travel 20 km. Hire cab in Mumbai to visit Matheran.

Attractions:

3 km walk from Dasturi Naka will lead to Bazaar peth. Matheran railway station is another attraction as it has some antique engines.

  1. Lonavala & Khandala:

Located midway between Mumbai and Pune, Lonavala is one of the most popular one day picnic spots near Pune for families, especially during the monsoon. Khandala is just about 5 km from Lonavala and is known for many outdoor activities.

How to reach: 

Lonavala is located about 65 km from Pune and takes about 1 and 1/2 hour by road.

Attractions: Duke’s nose and Amrutanjan point are the popular viewpoints that offer splendid views. Other places are Ryewood Park, Shivaji Park and the Bushi dam.

  1. Sinhagad Fort:

Enriched with history and few popular street foods, Sinhagad fort is a popular one day picnic spot near Pune in summer. Sinhagad dates back to the 17th century and is atop a hill called Kondhana hill. Book Mumbai Pune Cab to visit Sinhagad Fort.

How to Reach:

At about 25 km from Pune, it is an easy drive uphill.

Attractions:

Some of the historical ruins belonging to Shivaji era is a must see. Khadakwasla is a well known stopover en route Sinhagad.

  1. Alibaug:

If you are looking for a beach destination which is a quiet getaway, then Alibaug is an ideal picnic spot near Pune. The pristine beach, good hotels and resorts make Alibaug a popular destination. Hire taxi in Mumbai for Alibaug.

How to Reach: Located about 140 km from Pune, it is 4 hours drive. However, it is just an hour away from Mumbai where you can reach via ferry.

Attractions: Apart from other beaches that are close by, Colaba fort is another major attraction in Alibaug.