7 Places You Need To Visit This Monsoon If You Live In Pune

4th Jul 2016

Pune, call it twin city of Mumbai or a weekend's paradise. Pune offers you a perfect gateway from your daily stress and rush. Pune is not just about food but places to relax and destinations just a drive away. However, there are some familiar places for travelers around Pune and Mumbai.

Lush green, waterfalls and amazing gateways for trekkers makes Pune a brilliant place to explore the finest outdoor trails. Here is the list of places that should be in your do to list to visit in coming monsoon.

Lohgad Fort

Also known as the "Iron Fort", is among many forts that can be visited during any time of the year. Fort is a perfect place not only for trekkers but to people who want to rejoice their life. This fort is an ideal gateway during monsoon, which gives you splendid view from the top. Tikona Hills, Tung, Duke's Nose and the Pavana Dam are few amazing sights you can get from the top of the fort.

Photo of Lohgad Fort, Lohagad Trek Road, Pune, Maharashtra, India by Bhupendra Singh
Photo of 7 Places You Need To Visit This Monsoon If You Live In Pune by Bhupendra Singh


Kamshet is renowned hill station near Mumbai and Pune. Kamshet is very popular for paragliding. At Kamshet you can enjoy the beauty of nature and melody of migratory birds. Also, you can visit nearby places including Karla, Bhedsa, and Bhaja Caves. This makes it a perfect gateway during the monsoon that will surely freshen you up.


Photo of Sinhagad Fort, Thoptewadi, Maharashtra, India by Bhupendra Singh

You do not have to have a reason to visit Sinhagad fort. One of the famous and best monsoon gateways near Mumbai and Pune. People do often visit this fort to trek and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Lonavala & Khandala

Photo of Lonavala, Maharashtra, India by Bhupendra Singh

Breathtaking views, waterfalls, lush green forest, Lonavala & Khandala duo situated in the heart of the Sahyadri hills. The duo offers a pleasant climate, mountain range, historic significance forts and caves and sparkling water just a drive away. This makes it a perfect monsoon destination.


Photo of Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra, India by Bhupendra Singh

Mahabaleshwar is yet another famous hill station on the list. During monsoon, Mahabaleshwar surrounded by lush green forests and waterfalls that offer an amazing panoramic view from the hill station. Mahabaleshwar, that receives highest rainfalls in Maharashtra which makes it look incredible. Panchgani is another hill station about 20 km from Mahabaleshwar that offers some attractions including Parsi Point, Sydney Point, and Devil's Kitchen.


Mystique place to hangout with your friends that will offer you much more for little. During the visit, one can enjoy the great view of Mulshi Dam that looks magnificent in raining season. Not only just view, Mulshi is a great place for bird watching and offers you wide range of flora and fauna.


A Religious place that is frequently used by trip lovers for its scenic and most gorgeous routes. A must visit place to enjoy a road trip, which is covered with mountains and lush greenery.

July is the best time to plan your trip to these places. These places are full of fun, joy and adventure. Take your ride and stay safe.

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