7 Top weekend gateways from Pune




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Panchgani is around 2 hours from Pune and is one of the most beautiful places near Pune. It is a blend of hills and plains and for people who want to camp, Panchgani is the best. And if you have a passion for photography then Panchgani is a treat for you.



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Located at a height of 2516 feet above sea level, Matheran is a beautiful place of cliffs, toy trains, gushing waterfalls and forest canopies. It is a small but an all in one place. For mountain lovers Mathern can be a delight. Tourists are said to love the cave and parks here.



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If you want to go for a road trip then a drive to Khandala can be the perfect option. It is a hill station that is located on the foothills of Sahyadris and the best time to visit Khandala is during the monsoons. Apart from hills the place also offers some historical sites and paragliding options.



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Lonavala has quite a few number of caves, temples, lakes and gardens to offer. It is a nice and a peaceful place to visit and is close to Pune. During the weekends you will find many people from Pune and Mumbai chilling out here.



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Bhimashankar is truly a nature resort and known to be a wildlife hot spot. You will be able to spot many animal lovers with their camera here. One of the popular attractions here is the temple of Lord Shiva.



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It is a coastal area that is extremely beautiful and is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on three sides. There are many beaches and historical monuments in Alibagh which can keep you occupied in an interesting way.



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There are many things to see and do in the small town of Kamshet. It is just 50 kilometers away from Pune and offers lakes, dense forests, and also historical sites. Paragliding is quite popular in Kamshet. And also the weather here is just amazing.