Backpacking & Sightseeing
Explore the great outdoors with a trip to these sites:
- Khadakwasla Dam - 30 km
Built on the Mutha River 20 kilometers from Pune in Maharashtra, this dam attracts huge crowds during monsoon season.
- Lohagad Fort - 40 km
Lohagad is one of the many hill forts of India’s Maharashtra state. Situated close to the hill station Lonavala just 52 kilometers northwest of Pune, the fort has a long history with several dynasties occupying it at different periods of time, from the Satavahanas to the Nizams.
- Mulshi Dam - 40 km
Don’t miss the Mulshi Dam on the Mula River, a popular tourist attractions during monsoon season.
- Sinhagad - 50 km
Sinhagad, also known as the Lion’s Fort, is a fortress located roughly 50 kilometers southwest of Pune. Previously called Kondhana, the fort has been the site of many important battles, most notably the Battle of Sinhagad in 1671.
- Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park
Located in Katraj near the city of Pune, the 130-acre park is divided into three parts: an animal orphanage, a snake park and a zoo. The park also includes the 42-acre Katraj Lake.