Weekend Tours From Pune

The weekend is always anticipated in Pune by the college-goers and the working people. Everyone knows a great trip from Pune is only a few hours drive away. There are beach destinations to relax and enjoy watersports; religious sites to find peace; historical places to savour the heritage and history of Maharashtra; and wildlife reserves for sighting tigers and rich flora & fauna. Tour My India offers amazing weekend tour packages from Pune in Maharashtra at the best affordable prices.

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Weekend Getaways from Pune

Pune finds itself fortunate to have innumerable holiday destinations that make for the best weekend getaways from the city. For a relaxing beach holiday, Pune has destinations like Alibaug, Tarkarli, Dahanu, Bordi situated within 100-200 km from Pune and even Goa is no more than an overnight journey away.

There are religious places like Shirdi and Nashik near Pune, where a spiritual tour is possible over the weekend. For nature lovers, only a few hours drive away are some of the best hill stations like Lonavala, Khandala, Mahabaleshwar etc. The wildlife enthusiasts too can plan a weekend holiday or a long vacation from Pune to enjoy wildlife experience in Tadoba and even in Pench National Park.

Tour My India with its variety of weekend packages from Pune offer a holiday idea for everyone. We have the best destinations to visit within 100-400 km of Pune. We personalize your holidays, so that you can enjoy a weekend of your choice at a place of your choice.

Top 10 Weekend Destinations from Pune

  • Alibag
  • Aurangabad
  • Bijapur
  • Khandala
  • Lavasa
  • Mahabaleshwar
  • Matheran
  • Nashik
  • Ratnagiri
  • Shirdi

Popular Hill Stations Near Pune Worth Visiting Over Weekends

  • Lonavla : The favourite weekend getaway from Pune, Lonavla with its blend of nature, adventure, and luxury options makes for a holiday destination for all.
  • Khandala : A peaceful and pristine hill station nestled in the Sahyadri Hills, Khandala is a perfect place for a relaxing weekend holiday from Pune within 100 km.
  • Matheran : India's only vehicle-free hill station, Matheran is perfect for a vacation from Pune. Enjoy nature walks, horse riding, and bask in the warm sun to unwind after a hectic week.
  • Panchgani : A scenic destination, Panchgani is a place near Pune for a relaxing and rejuvenating weekend getaway with family & friends.
  • Mahabaleshwar : A popular hill station near Pune, Mahabaleshwar makes for a great holiday destination to enjoy a weekend amidst the nature and peace.

Best Adventure Destinations Near Pune Worth Visiting On Weekends

  • Malvan : There is no better plan from Pune than snorkelling in Malvan. Situated on the Konkan coastal strip, Malvan is an ideal place for adventure lovers.
  • Kolad : A destination for adventure lovers near Pune, Kolad offers the best river rafting opportunity in the Kundalika River.
  • Bhira : Enjoy the thrilling experience of ziplining on the banks of the Kundalika River in Bhira, a perfect adventure destination near Pune that you can’t just miss.
  • Lonavla : Offering camping, bungee jumping, and dirt biking opportunities, Lonavla is an ultimate adventure destination to which a weekend plan can be made from Pune.
  • Lohagad : Within 100 km of Pune, Lohagad is known for offering the best trekking experience to the impregnable Lohagad Fort for adventure enthusiasts.
  • Panchgani : Enjoy the best paragliding experience in the sky of Panchgani, a hill station which is at a short distance from Pune and is nestled in the lap of the gorgeous Western Ghats.
  • Goa : An adventure lover’s, Goa is a hub of water activities like parasailing, jet skiing, snorkelling and more. It makes for a perfect destination near Pune for enjoying an adventurous weekend.
  • Karjat : Offering an enthralling experience of waterfall rappelling, especially in the monsoon season, Karjat is perfect for satisfying your need for an adventure-filled holiday near Pune.

Popular Religious Places Near Pune Worth Visiting Over Weekends

  • Shirdi : The abode of Sai Baba, Shirdi is amongst the most important religious places in India. Situated within 200 km of Pune, Shirdi makes a great short spiritual getaway.
  • Bhimashankar : One of the 12 Jyotirlingas, Bhimashankar Temple is a Hindu religious site that can be visited from Pune as it sits within 150 km of the city.
  • Nashik : The land of one of the four Kumbh Mela destinations and the ancient Trimbakeshwar Temple, Nashik is an important religious site that can be visited on a short vacation from Pune.
  • Ganpatipule : A pilgrimage near Pune, Ganpatipule is a small beach town that is perfect for both religious purposes and a relaxing holiday by the sea.
  • Shani Shingnapur : Famed as a place where locals do not lock their houses and shops because of their undying faith in Lord Shani, Shani Shingnapur is the perfect religious site to visit from Pune city.
  • Wai : A holy town with 100 temples and rich history of Peshwas, Wai is situated near Pune and is one of the best places for a spiritual tour.

Best National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries Near Pune Worth Visiting On Weekends

  • Tadoba National Park : Known for its rich tiger population and rich flora & fauna, Tadoba National Park is just perfect for a wildlife sighting tour and long getaway from Pune.
  • Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary : A paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary is an ideal getaway near Pune to enjoy animal sighting and a half day trek.
  • Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary : Boasting rich biodiversity and abundant waterfalls, Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary is a must-visit wildlife destination from Pune.
  • Rehekuri Blackbuck Wildlife Sanctuary : Home to blackbucks, the small Indian gazelles, Rehekuri Blackbuck Wildlife Sanctuary is situated within 150 km of Pune and is perfect for a wildlife getaway.
  • Karnala Bird Sanctuary : A birder’s paradise, Karnala Bird Sanctuary sits only a short distance from Pune giving the opportunity to enjoy the best bird watching experience.

Beach Beach Destinations from Pune Worth Visiting Over Weekends

  • Alibaug : Reckoned the best beach destination near Pune, Alibaug offers lively beaches, delectable Maharashtrian cuisine, and an overall great experience over a weekend.
  • Goa : Unarguably the favourite beach destination in India, Goa enjoys a close proximity to Pune making it a perfect travel place each time you need a sun, sand, and sea holiday.
  • Dahanu : Known for its Chikoo (Sapodilla) orchards, rich history, idyllic beaches and Maharashtrian culture, Dahanu is an ideal beach holiday destination from Pune.
  • Bordi : Offering pristine beaches, great food, and swimming opportunities, Dahanu is indeed one of the most picturesque beach destinations near Pune.
  • Ratnagiri : Dotted with several historic monuments and ancient places of worship, and home to Olive Ridley Turtles along with the beautiful beaches, Ratnagiri is a perfect vacation place.
  • Tarkarli : A lesser-known destination, Tarkarli is about deep blue sea, thrilling water sports, and spotting dolphins. This beautiful beach destination is ideal for a relaxing and fun short holiday from Pune.
  • Malvan : A fishing port town, Malvan is the best place to enjoy snorkelling near Pune. It is an ideal beach destination to spend a vacation amidst quietude.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the best things to do on a weekend from Pune?

The best things to do on a weekend from Pune:

  • Go on a beach destination and enjoy watersports
  • Explore the historical sites like Aurangabad
  • Perform a pilgrimage at places like Shirdi or Nashik
  • Go for wine tasting in Nashik
  • Enjoy adventure activities like bungee jumping, camping, hiking, paragliding etc.
  • Relax in a beautiful hill station like Matheran or Mahabaleshwar

Q. What are the best places to visit near Pune within distance of 100-500Kms for a weekend holiday?

The best places to visit near Pune within 100-500 km for a weekend holiday are:

  • Khandala
  • Lonavla
  • Mahabaleshwar
  • Alibaug
  • Matheran
  • Malvan
  • Shirdi
  • Nashik
  • Aurangabad
  • Tarkarli

Q. What are the best getaways around Pune as a weekend escape with family?

The best getaways around Pune as a weekend escape with family are:

  • Khandala
  • Lonavla
  • Mahabaleshwar
  • Alibaug
  • Matheran
  • Malvan
  • Shirdi
  • Nashik

Q. What are the best wildlife weekend trips from Pune?

The best wildlife weekend trips from Pune are:

  • Tadoba National Park
  • Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Rehekuri Blackbuck Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Karnala Bird Sanctuary

Q. What are the best offbeat places to visit near Pune on a weekend?

The best offbeat places to visit near Pune on a weekend are:

  • Jawhar
  • Tamhini Ghat
  • Bhandardara
  • Shrivardhan–Diveagar–Harihareshwar
  • Morachi Chincholi
  • Sandhan Valley
  • Purushwadi
  • Velas
  • Dapoli
  • Anjarle–Harnai

Q. What are the best beach vacation destinations near Pune?

The best beach vacation destinations near Pune are:

  • Alibaug
  • Goa
  • Dahanu
  • Bordi
  • Tarkarli
  • Ratnagiri
  • Malvan