Pune is one of the best place in India to visit during the monsoon season,Most popular monsoon weekend getaways around Pune are Lavasa city, Matheran hill,Khandala waterfalls and Malshej Ghat mountains. Top 9 hill stations in Maharashtra for weekend getaways during monsoons near Pune are Lonavala,Mahabaleshwar,Amboli,Matheran and Bhandardara.
Khandala and Lonavala are famous for beautifully landscape,tallest watefalls and innumerable varieties of chikki. The most twin popular hill stations in the state of Maharashtra are beautiful, charming and one of the most amazing spot for a day visit around Pune and Mumbai.
Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani are twin hill destinations in Maharashtra and known for weekend Ggetaways during monsoons season and well famous for its strawberry cultivation,mountain hill view,waterfalls,lake and heritage bungalows. Panchgani road towards Mahabaleshwar offers amazing view of lush green scenic spots.
Malshej Ghat mountain pass is one of the monsoon magic ghat around Pune and Mumbai,known as best place in Maharashtra for weekend getaways during monsoons. The birthplace of legendary Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Shivneri Fort is also not very far from Malshej Ghat.
Mulshi Dam and Tamhini Ghat are very near to the west of Pune and one of the many beautiful scenic picnic spots and the surroundings are full of natural beauties. Tamhini Ghat road is located between Mulshi and Tamhini and noted for its surroundings comprising scenic waterfalls, lakes and dense wood.
Matheran is an eco-friendly hill and also the smallest hill station in India, located on the Western Ghats range in the Raigad and the popular weekend getaway for Pune and Mumbai people. The hill station has around 38 look-out points that provides a 360 degree view of the surrounding area, view of sunset and sunrise also offers crystal clear view of the Prabal Fort.