20 Awesome Destinations for Adventurous Getaways Near Pune

The Adventurous activities may also include snorkeling and scuba diving in Malvan, Dirt biking in Lonavala, Go Karting in Lonavala, birding in Karnala bird sanctuary and Hot Air Balloon Safari at Lonavala.

Paragliding in Kamshet – 49 km

Kamshet is a beautiful place with natural scenery and a paragliders paradise, located in Pune district around 49 km from Pune city. Paragliding in Kamshet is the most popular adventure activity for the people of Mumbai and Pune.

Adventures Drive to Lavasa – 58 km


Lavasa is a planned hill city, located near Pune in the Mulshi valley. Lavasa Women’s Drive held every year with full of fun, adventure and compassion, starts from Mumbai & Pune and ends at the scenic city of Lavasa.

Camping around Pawna Lake – 64 km

Pawna Lake created by backwaters of Pawana Dam, located 20 km away from Lonavala. The backwaters of Pawna dam offers wonderful view of the site and very popular destination for weekends campsite.

Waterfall Rappelling at Madhe Ghat – 65 km

Waterfall rappelling at Madhe ghat is a unlimited adventures travel activity from 120ft with slippery rocks. Madhe Ghat in the vicinity of Torna Fort around the backwaters of Bhatghar dam is the youngest developing hill station in Maharashtra.

Bungee Jumping in Lonavala – 68 km

Della adventure park in Lonavala have become a popular bungee jumping destination in Maharashtra. The park has 125 ft jump from a suspended crane along with list of around 52 different adventure activities including swoop swing, flying fox, paintball and zorbing.

Hot Air Ballooning in Lonavala – 70 km

The hill town of Lonavala is the perfect getaway from Pune with list of tourist attractions. Adventure trips in Lonavala on hot air balloons at 1200 feet will make you amaze with the spectacular scenic views of hills, valley and gorge.

Wildlife Safari in Mayureshwar – 75 km


Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary offers stunning landscapes and natural beauty, located in Baramati is home to Indian Gazelle or Chinkara,  Striped Hyena, Indian gray wolf, Indian Jackal and Indian fox.

Amusement Rides at Imagica – 92 km

Adlabs Imagica has different amusement rides for different age groups and has India’s tallest roller coaster with an height of 132 feet. Different rides at the theme park also includes Scream Machine, Happy Wheelss and Bumping Cars.

Night Walks in Durshet Forest – 101 km

Durshet is nestled in the beautiful mountains of Sahyadri and a popular weekend place for butterflies watching, nature walk into the jungle, Tarzen Swing, Burma Bridge and a night walks in the forest.

Nature Photography in Bhimashankar – 110 km


Bhimashankar is a must visit monsoon destination near Pune and the route via Rajgurunagar is full of natural beauty and lovely scenery. This place is along with near by sanctuary are paradise for nature lovers, trekkers, jungle, bird watchers and photographers.

White Water Rafting in Kolad – 114 km

White Water Rafting on the Kundalika river at Kolad offers you the safe and exciting rafting experience. Kundalika Rafting is a challenge and one of the known only river rafting site in Maharashtra.

Bird Watching in Bhigwan – 115 km


The small twon of Bhigwan is known as mini Bharatpur of Maharashtra, located on the Pune Solapur Highway NH-48. The backwaters of Ujani dam is home to list of migratory birds including Peregrine falcon, flamingos and wild bird photography.

Horse Riding in Matheran – 119 km


Matheran is the smallest hill station, located high in the Sahyadri hill range of Raigad district. The hill station at an elevation of 2,625 feet is famous for steep cliffs, deep ravines and one of the best place in Maharashtra for horse riding along with Mahabaleshwar.

Boating at Venna Lake in Mahabaleshwar – 120 km


Mahabaleshwar is a popular holiday and honeymoon destination and Venna lake is one of the famous tourist attractions of Mahabaleshwar. Venna Lake is surrounded by trees on all sides and offers one of the best boating experience with your loved one.

Trek and Trails at Raigad Fort – 131 km

Raigad Fort is located up above on the hills of Sahyadri mountain range at 2,700 ft above the sea level. The hill fortress is a popular places for trekking during the monsoon near Pune and Mumbai.

Hill Hiking at Kaas Plateau – 136 km

Kaas plateau or Kaas Pathar is known for various types of seasonal and monsoon wild flowers, as well as list of reptiles, endemic butterflies and flowering plants.

Water Sports at Diveagar – 160 k

Diveagar beach is a black sand peaceful, clean and a popular beach destination near Pune along with nearby beaches of Shrivardhan and Harihareshwar. The beach offers water sports and activities such as parasailing, banana ride, Jet Ski and boating.

Glowing Fireflies at Purushwadi – 165 km

Purushwadi village near Igatpuri is home to millions of fireflies or Jugnu, comes alive just after the first shower of monsoon. There is Fireflies festival in Purushwadi held during the month of June when the whole area glows due to the light of fireflies.

Hanging Tent at Sandhan Valley – 195 km

You read is right, Hanging tent camp at Sandhan valley is the most thrilling experience of a lifetime. The Great Canyon of Maharashtra, Sandhan valley is a beautiful valley situated in the Western Ghats near Ahmadnagar and famous place for adventure sports such as monsoon hike, twinkling fireflies trek, rappelling and trekking.

Scuba Diving in Tarkarli Malvan- 388 km

Tarkarli village in Malvan taluka is the one of the best place in Maharashtra for scuba diving and snorkeling.The white sand pristine beaches of Tarkarli makes it a must visit place and a popular  tourist destination for coral reefs and water sports.

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