About Host City
Aga Khan Palace
The Aga Khan Palace was built by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan III in 1892 as an act of charity to help the poor citizens drastically hit by famine in the neighbouring areas of Pune.
Under the Peshwai of Bajirao I, the capital of the Maratha Empire shifted from Satara to Pune. Bajirao chose Pune as his captial because he found the climate and geography of Pune most suitable for the Peshwai.
There are caves that you fear to enter but not all of them are scary! Some of them look like a fantasy and bear the light within. Pataleshwar Cave Temple in Pune contains the treasure that not many of us are lucky finding.
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum is in Pune, Maharashtra. The museum has nearly around 20,000 collections of objects paintings, handicrafts, armour-suits, musical instruments and many other objects of art and artifacts collected.
Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park
Zoo with a snake park, birds & mammals This large zoo with a lake & greenery has a snake park with many reptiles & an animal rescue center.
Shri Kasba Ganpati
The history of the growth of Pune from a small village, Punawadi, to the fastest growing metropolis in India, is highly impressive.
Parvati hill resting on the Parvati hillock 640 meters above mean sea level at the southern end of Pune city in Maharasthra was brought to existence by the great Peshwa ruler Balaji Baji Rao in the 17th century. One single hilltop resting 260 feet above the Pune city level that boasts of beautiful views all through the year with extremely pleasant climate.
Situated in the heart of the city. Lal Mahal is a beautiful palace made out of red stone. Which was home of the legendary king 'Shivaji Maharaj'. It was here where shivaji caught hold of shaiste khan (uncle of aurangzeb) & cut off his 3 fingers with his sword as shaistekhan tried to run away in fright.
The deity of Lord Ganesha was incepted by Shri Dagdusheth Halwai and his wife Lakshmibai way back, when they lost their only son to the plague epidemic. Every year the Ganapati festival is celebrated with deep faith.
Saras Baug is a major landmark in the city of Pune in India. The place where the park now stands was once occupied by a small lake. However, the lake dried up and was later developed into Saras.
Pune Okayama Friendship Garden
Japanese-style green space with pergolas Japanese garden set on 10 acres with paths & wooden pergolas, plus fish ponds & a kids' play area.
Hillside temple with a steep ascent. Hillside Hindu temple known for its steep entrance steps, vibrant facade & landscaped gardens.
Osho Teerth Park
Osho Park located in Koregaon Park, Pune is a garden built on public wasteland. The place is green and well maintained. There are man-made water bodies that cut through the park. It is the best place to go for a morning walk.
The Tulsi Baug is a bustling shopping area, a busy market in the city of Pune that has just about everything available! From cosmetics to jewellery and basic household particulars .
Near by Places
A popular hill station at an altitude of 2,047 ft above sea level, Lonavala is a romantic escape from the chaotic noise of city life.Read MoreClick Here Read More
Sinhagad, Sinhgarh, or Sinhgad (The Lion's Fort), is a fortress located roughly 30 kilometres southwest of the city of Pune, India.Read MoreClick Here Read More
Lavasa is a private, planned city being built near Pune.It is stylistically based on the Italian town Portofino, with a street and several buildings bearing the name of that town.Read MoreClick Here Read More
Khadakwasla Dam is a dam on the Mutha River 21 km (13 mi) from the centre of the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India.The dam created a reservoir known as Khadakwasla Lake.Read MoreClick Here Read More
It's known as the former home of revered spiritual leader Sai Baba, and as a major pilgrimage site.Read MoreClick Here Read More
Mahabaleshwar is a hill station in India's forested Western Ghats range.Read MoreClick Here Read More
Balaji Mandir is a well-known Indian temple and landmark in Pashan, Pune. It was built by the Ahobila Mutt.Read MoreClick Here Read More
is known for its popular temple of Shani, the Hindu god associated with the planet Saturn.Read MoreClick Here Read More
How to Reach Pune
By Bus : Pune is well-connected with roads and metro line. Go for Pune visit by bus if looking to travel by one of the cheapest modes of transportation. Tickets for Pune trip by bus can be booked online and physically. The state government, as well as private buses, offer daily services to Pune. The main bus stations are Chinchwad and Pune (By-Pass). Buses mainly stop at these stations.
By Train : Pune is well-connected by rail as well. Local as well as express trains run throughout the day. Trains to Pune are available from all major railway stations in India. Some of the popular Pune trains are Pune Duronto Express, Puducherry Express and Tirunelveli Express. Pune train timetable can be checked if unfamiliar with the trains and its timings.
By Flight : Pune Airport is located at the heart of the city. It’s an international airport, busy with flights from all around the world. Direct flights to Pune are available from all major airports in India. How to reach Pune in the shortest time is to take the aerial route.
By Cab/Car : Travelling to Pune by road is the best option for those travelling with family or kids. Pune car rentals are available for those who want to drive and explore by themselves. The advantage of travelling to Pune by car is that the vehicle can be stopped anytime and anywhere as desired. Pune travel cabs are available for hire which is the most efficient way to cover the entire city.