Pune is the most beautiful city of Maharashtra and second best Indian city to live in, Surrounding areas of Pune has abundance of natural scenic locations such as picturesque hills,waterfalls and ghats that become hot spot monsoon destination for tourist. Other one day monsson place near Pune also includes Lonavla-Khandala,Matheran Hill Station,Malshej Ghat,Bhimashankar Temple,Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani.
Dive Ghat is located on the way to saswad,Approximate driving distance between Pune and Dive Ghat is 24 kms. The entire stretch of Dive Ghat and valley is one of the best monsoon place to visit near Pune city.
Mulshi is a major dam on the Mula river near Pune and a popular picnic spot about 35 Kms from the city. Mulshi Dam and reservoir is an extremely picturesque place especially during the monsoon and among the green forests of Sahyadri Ghat.
Jejuri is world famous for the main temple of Lord Khandoba,situated 48 km from Pune. Temple of Jejuri is one the popular pilgrim centres of Maharashtra and the only place in India where rituals performed by offering of turmeric powder.
Panshet Dam is built on the Ambi river about 50 km southwest of the city of Pune is a good one day picnic spot. Khadakwasla, Panshet Dam and Sinhagad Fort attracts many visitors from Mumbai and Pune.
Lavasa is a private planned hill city developed in the Mose valley of the Western Ghats. The city has won several awards for its landscape design and master plan, known as India’s first hill station since Independence.
Sinhagad Fort is the most popular monsoon destination around Pune and must visit trekking destination. The fort is located roughly 35 kilometres from the city of Pune and a picnic spot with your family over a weekend.
Kanifnath Temple is located on a top of hill near Saswad, around 30 KM away from Pune. Kanifnath hill temple is an ideal place for one day trekking during the monsoon for Pune people.
Tamhini Ghat along with Mulshi Dam is one of the must visit monsoon place near by Pune. This mountain passage is situated on the crest of the Western Ghat and noted for surroundings scenic waterfalls,lakes and mesmerizing view of Sahyadri range.
Malhargad Fort also known as Sonori Fort is the youngest built fort in Maharashtra ,just 30kms from Pune. This beautiful hill fort is very much ideal for one day small treks for Punekar.
Bhuleshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva on a mountain hillock,situated around 45 kilometres from Pune. The temple is famous for classical carvings on the walls and declared as a protected monument of Maharashtra.
Neelkanteshwar Temple is a beautiful temple with various statues of depicting all major events of Hindi epic Mahabharata and Ramyana. The temple is nestled on top of a small hill between Khadakwasla and Panshet dams,located around 40 kms from Pune.
Lonavla Khandala hill station offers breathtakingly beautiful view of Sahyadri range peaks, Especially during the monsoon season. Places of interest around Lonavla and Khandala includes Rajmachi Point,Duke’s Nose,Karla Caves,Tiger Point,Bhushi dam and Lohagad Fort.