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Mrittika Dey Aug 26 2015

8 Quick Weekend Getaways From Pune

Ria Dutta Aug 26 2015
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Hey Punekars! Planning a trip this weekend but you are running short of time? Travel to these awesome weekend getaways from Pune which are just 2 hours away.


Only 37 km from Pune, Sinhagad has the famous Sinhagad Fort and the Panshet Lake. This is one of the closest water sports destination from the city which is perfect for a quick day trip.

What you can do there: Trekking, cycling, water scooter rides, boating and photography.



Kamshet is known as the 'paragliders paradise' and is only 45 km from Pune. Attractions like Bhaja Caves, Kondeshwar Temple are worth visiting besides its own natural beauty.

What you can do there: Paragliding and trekking.



Lavasa, a beautiful planned city, is only 57 km from Pune. Loaded with colourful buildings, entertainment, sports, games and events for every age, it is a great way to escape from the hustle bustle of the city life.

What you can do there: Rock climbing, camping, paintball, rappelling and trekking.

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If you want to have the best road trip and still be home in time for dinner then visit Lonavala, only 64 km from the city. The lush greenery of this place is perfect for a weekend getaway from Pune to unwind yourself. With an easy availability of Pune to Lonavala cabs and since the road itself is full of wonders, your journey will be an experience of a lifetime.

What you can do there: Trekking, picnics and scenic views.



Another hill station that is close to Pune is Khandala, located 69 km from the city and with frequent Pune to Khandala cabs to serve the purpose. This place is the perfect gateway to heaven. Whether you want to explore the caves or hike your way to the forests, this place has it all.

What you can do there: Hiking, picnic spots, exploring caves and waterfalls.

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Lohagad is only 12 km from Lonavala and 74 km from Pune. This place is a fort, and is a great option if you love trekking.

What you can do there: Explore the Bhaja and Karla Caves which are close to the place.



Rajmachi is a small village in the mountains of Sahyadri in India. This is a not-to-be-missed holiday spot. 80 km from the city of Pune, this place is ideal for a family picnic or a day out.

What you can do there: Explore the Rajmachi Fort.

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Wai is a place famous for adventure and camping facilities. And It is only 88 km from Pune. So if you need that adrenaline rush, you know where to plan your trip next time.

What you can do there: Star gazing, kayaking, river crossing and raft building.

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So don’t let time stop you from planning a trip. Pack your bags and travel to these weekend getaways from Pune which are just 2 hours away.

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