November 1st, 2017 by Somya Gaur admin

This weekend, take a break from your busy life and escape the city chaos. We have handpicked some exciting weekend getaways from Pune to help you catch a breath and gather memorable experiences. Enjoy paragliding or hiking or unwind at the beaches. Bon Voyage!

4 Weekend Getaways From Pune Within 200 kms

  1. Lonavala (67 km away)
  2. Khandala (70 km away)
  3. Alibaug (140 km away)
  4. Kamshet (53 km away)


Lonavala - one of the best weekend getaways from Pune within 200 kms

With waterfalls, lakes and hills around, Lonavala is frequented by many tourists, especially hikers and trekkers.

The tourist spot has a number of attractions to its name, Bhaja caves, Karla caves, and Rajmachi fort, Ryewood Lake, among others which for sure will give you the most picturesque view.

Take a sojourn to Aambey Valley, to witness its irreplaceable grandeur and plush signature features. Visit the Tiger’s point and the Lion’s point for a beautiful view of the valley. Hike to the historic Rajmachi fort to explore the ancient fort and its beauty.

Lonavala is a must-visit if you admire nature and want a gateway to have a soulful weekend.

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Khandala - one of the best weekend getaways from Pune within 200 kms

Lying on the foothills of Sahyadri, Khandala offers a perfect getaway with its beautiful valleys and amazing panoramic view. The natural beauty blooms to its zenith and reveals a magical charm during the monsoons. Its meandering waterfalls and glimmering lakes attribute to the majestic look and imposing ambiance.

The three-tiered Kune Waterfall is the most visited site of Khandala. A short walk from the waterfall will take you to the Kune church. For the history and archaeology lovers, a visit to Bedsa caves is a must.

Explore the Rajmachi Fort, a prominent memorial offering a view of the striking scenery of the region. The Lohagadh fort is another famous monument for those looking for a tryst with nature and history.

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Alibang - one of the best weekend getaways from Pune within 200 kms

This coastal town is well known for its beaches, fresh water and unpolluted air. The thrill seekers must visit Alibaug its famous water sports.

If you are a beach lover, head to Nagaon beach. The beach boasts of clean water and offers many water sports. Enjoy basking in the sun or play in the sea waves. After that, visit the famous Kolaba Fort. This popular old military fortification in India is one of the famous tourist spots in Pune.

Unwind in the lap  of nature while treading through the lush green Kanakeshwar Forest. Known for their richness and abundance of flora and fauna, the forests are a bliss for nature lovers.

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Kamshet - one of the best weekend getaways from Pune within 200 kms

Kamshet is a scenic hill station well- known for paragliding and flying schools. Surrounded by the Western Ghats, this place is mostly featured in the top 10 must-visit places of India for an adventure addict.  Located, 45 km from the main town, Kamshet is a paragliders’ bliss with Shinde Wadi hills as the take-off site.

Explore the ancient caves of Maharashtra, the Bhadsa caves and the Bhairi caves on your visit. Situated close by is the popular Pawna Lake. Enjoy a nice picnic here and capture the scenic beauty with your cameras.

The Kondeshwar Temple is another key attraction located close to Kamshet which is a perfect tourist place near pune. Built entirely with rocks, the temple represents ancient Hemadpanti style of architecture.

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Where are you headed this weekend? Let us know in comments below. Happy Weekend!

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