8 adventurous places in and around Pune that will not hurt your pocket


8 adventurous places in and around Pune that will not hurt your pocket

Photo of 8 adventurous places in and around Pune that will not hurt your pocket by Seema Tripathi

Pune city, Also known as Oxford of the east, is a city which has a young crowd. Youngsters prefer to have an adventures weekend which might not cost them more as most of them are students. A weekend gateway which is not much far from their place is what they look for their next outing. Below listed are some of those adventures places which are the best weekend gateway in and around Pune which is extremely affordable:

Source: Raje Shivaji Climbing Wall

Photo of Raje Shivaji Climbing Wall, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra, India by Seema Tripathi

Raje Shivaji Climbing Wall is a 50ft high artificial rock wall which is run by the Pimpri Chinchwad Mountaineering Association. They provide caching in wall and rope climbing and help them prepare for national level competition. Apart from wall climbing and rope climbing, they also offer slack-lining, cardio and acro yoga, and fitness training. They are planning to start more activities soon.

Main attraction: Rock Climbing, Rope Climbing

Fees: One time registration Rs.100/- and Rs.50/- per hour.

Address: Ganpathi Chowk, Behind Canara Bank Atm, Shivaji Nagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411005.

Source: Bluebay water sports

Photo of Bluebay Water Sports, Pune, Maharashtra, India by Seema Tripathi

We all, at least once have thought about taking a Shikara ride in the beautiful Dal Lake but unfortunately couldn’t make your Kashmir trip success. Bluebay has brought Kashmir in Pune. Now you can enjoy the Shikara ride at Jambhulwadi Lake. Apart from Shikara ride Bluebay also offers other adventures water rides like jet skiing, paddle boating, kayaking and many more at an affordable rate.

Main Attraction: Shikara Ride, Sea doo Ride, Kayaking, Jet Ski, Pontoon Boat, Paddle Boating, Lakeside Café.

Fees: There’s no entry fee However, the cost of rides are as follow-

Shikara Ride - Rs.150/- Per Person

Sea doo Ride – Rs.100/- Per Person

Kayaking – Rs.150/- Per Person

Jet Ski – Rs.499/- Per Person

Pontoon Boat – Rs.200/- Per Person

Paddle Boating - Rs.100/- Per Person

Address: Pune - Bengaluru Highway, Opposite To Swami Narayan Mandir, Ambegaon BK, Pune, Maharashtra 411046.

Source: Tripadvisor

Photo of I-Camp Resort, Golewadi, Maharashtra, India by Seema Tripathi

I-Camp Resort is approximately 25 km away from the Pune and famous especially for group outing/Corporate outing. I-Camp provides nature holidays for people seeking a break in a natural environment with their loved ones. They provide different type of accommodations like Wooden Chalet Tent Tariff, Wooden Dormitory, Cottage Rooms, and Quechua Tent Tariff. Strengthen your bonds with nature amidst the beautiful mountains perfect for rejuvenating yourself.

Main Attraction: Air Rifle Shooting & Archery, Trekking, Zip Line, Camp Fire And Music, Raft Building & River Crossing, Star Gazing.

Fees: There’s no fee for activities. They only charge for accommodation and meal. [Charges vary according to the type of accommodation you choose]

Address: Golewadi, Next to Waigaon, Near Balkawadi-Dhom Dam, Dist: Satara, Maharashtra, INDIA.

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Photo of Sinhagad Fort, Sinhagad Ghat Road, Thoptewadi, Maharashtra, India by Seema Tripathi

People from and around Pune don’t need an introduction to this historical place. Sinhgad fort is 20.2 km away from Pune. This place has always been favorite for adventure enthusiast. If due to some reasons, you cannot trek, you can still reach at the top by bike or car.

Main Attraction: Trekking

Fees: There’s no fee but if you are going on a vehicle then you have to pay Rs.20 for two wheeler and Rs.50 for four wheeler.

Address: Sinhgad Fort, Sinhagad Ghat Rd, Thoptewadi, Maharashtra 411025

Source: lonavala hotair balloon club

Photo of Lonavala Hot Air Balloon Club, Deccan Hills, Vadgaon, Pune, Maharashtra, India by Seema Tripathi

Lonavala is a beautiful escape from the daily hustle bustle. Lonavala is approximately 65.1 km away from Pune and 83.5 km away from Mumbai. In Lonavala, you can connect easily with nature. Take an adventure flight up high in the sky of the beautiful hill station and enjoy the stunning view of the lush green valleys, gigantic hillocks, and luscious lakes with a Lonavala Hot Air Balloon Club.

Main Attraction: Hot Air Ballooning


Weekday Prices:

1 person - Rs.11000

2 persons or more - Rs.10200 per person

Child (5 to 10 years) - Rs.6800 per child

Weekend and Holiday Prices

1 person - Rs. 12,600

2 persons or more - Rs. 11,800 per person

Child (5 to 10 years) - Rs. 7,300 per child

Address: Orritel Hotel, Survey No. 135, Opposite Talegaon MIDC Junction, Old Mumbai-Pune Highway, Vadgaon, Pune, Maharashtra.

Source: go crazy adventure

Photo of Go Crazy Adventure Park, Ghera Sinhagad, Maharashtra, India by Seema Tripathi

Enjoy the affordable adventure activities at Go crazy adventure park with your friends and family. Go crazy adventure park is situated at the down skirts of Sinhagad, at approximately 30kms south west of the Pune. It is one of the best one day picnic spot around Pune.

Main Attraction: Flying Fox, Rifle Shooting, Bungee Trampoline, ATV Bikes, Wall Climbing.

Fees: Rs.350 for 4 Hours

Rs.1100 for 18 Hours

Rs.1500 for 22 Hours

Address: Ghera Sinhagad,District: Pune, Maharashtra 411025.

Source: Indus Paragliding

Photo of Indus Paragliding School, Kamshet, Maharashtra, India by Seema Tripathi

Fly like a bird and enjoy the panorama view of the lush green hills of the kamshet. Paragliding is one of the most loved adventure sports. Learn and practice the paragliding at Indus Paragliding.

Main Attraction: Paragliding

Fees: Weekdays: Rs.2500/- + 18% GST

Weekend & Public Holidays: Rs.3000/- + 18% GST

Address: Plot No. 67, Village Bhajgaon, Kamshet - Kundali Road, Taluka Maval, Kamshet, Maharashtra 410405.

Source: Finkick

Photo of Finkick Adventures, Rahim Shaikh Road, Shastrinagar, Yerawada, Pune, Maharashtra, India by Seema Tripathi

Want to experience the underwater playing experience without moving out of your city? Then Finkick Adventures has something exciting for you. Enjoy the scuba diving within the city. They also provide training on how to operate the equipment, maintain your balance and other basic techniques of Scuba diving.

Main Attraction: Scuba Diving Experiences, Underwater Hockey, Underwater Rugby, Underwater playground.

Fees: Rs.1500/- per person

Address: Divisional Sports Complex Swimming Pool, Yerwada, Pune, Maharashtra 411006

I hope this will help you plan your next weekend outing. Feedback, Suggestions are welcome.

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For sinhgad fort you have used the photo of pratapgad. Please don't give any false information
Wed 02 27 19, 20:15 · Reply (1) · Report
Hey Swapnil, Thank you for pointing it out. Will change it soon.
Thu 03 07 19, 03:40 · Report