5 places to visit near Pune on long weekends

5 place to visit near Pune on long weekends

Pune in the last few years has become a place of tourist attraction . The proliferation of the IT hub has made it much more prominent though. So if you are planning to take a break from your mundane weekdays nothing can beat the landscapes of Pune. There are several places to visit near Pune on long weekends.

To mention of few:

Lonavla / Khandala:

The most significant places near Pune with several viewpoints such as, Lion’s point, tiger’s point, Lonavala lake these three places are ideal for a 2-3 days trip. Just book an online cab or rent a cab for the day to enjoy the serenic views.


Lavasa is a human made artificial city surrounded by a lake and perfect for a day out or weekend outstation trip


Well, Mahabaleshwar might take 2-3 days if you wish to cover the entire landscape. Surrounded by viewpoints such as Elphinstone, Kates Point, Lingmala Waterfall, Parse Point and others. Mahabaleshwar is an appropriate place to visit during long weekends. If you are a trek lover, Pratapgarh fort will be an ideal place and after you treat yourself to  some delicious fruit juices, sandwiches and pizzas in Mapro Garden.

Lohagad fort/ Visapur fort:

If you are a trek lover, this is an ideal getaway for you. Surrounded by several forts, Pune has become on appropriate tourist halt for trekkers. Lohagarh and Visapur forts are the two most prominent forts if you wish to escape.

Karla caves:

Karla caves might not be so popular among the crowd but it is definitely one of the top 5 places to visit in Pune. If you are planning to visit Lohagarh, Karla caves is just half an hour away from the spot. Built by the Pandavas, Karla Caves define true architectures so if you are an architecture lover do give a visit here, I am sure your gonna love the place. 

ShopiCab can your perfect travelling partner for the weekend outstation trips. Assisting you as a guide, not only your online cab partner. Book a cab even at an hours’ notice and or a couple of days before the trip, Shopicab can always be your trusted cab services in and around Pune.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *