Also known as the 'Queen of the Deccan', Pune is the gateway to the popular hill stations of Maharashtra.
Lonawala is one of the famous hill station close to Pune. Approx. 75 Kms drive to this charming hill station can take the breath away with mesmerizing water falls during the monsoon.
Matheran about 120 Kms from Pune is one of the most popular hill stations in the state. Located in the Raigad district, Matheran sprawls at an elevation of 800 meters above sea level offering mesmerizing viewing points of the plains below. There are around 30 points to gaze at the beautiful lush plains dotted with villages.
Sinhagad or Sinhgad(The Lion's Fort), is a fortress located roughly 30 kilometres southwest of the city of Pune, India. It is situated on a hill rising 800 metres above the surrounding countryside. Previously called Kondana, the fort has been the site of many important battles, most notably the battle of Sinhagad in 1670. It was also strategically located at the center of a string of other forts such as Rajgad, Purandar and Torna.
Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple in Pune, India is a temple dedicated to the Hindu God Ganesh. The temple is located a short distance from the historical Shaniwar Wada fort, which was administrative headquarters of Peshwas of Maratha Empire. The temple is popular in Maharashtra and is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year.
The Aga Khan Palace was constructed by Sultan Mohammed Shah, Aga Khan III, in the year 1892. Built in Yerwada, near Pune. The Aga khan Palace is a historically important pace in Pune. It is famed and well related with Indian Independence movement. British put many important freedom fighters under arrest in this Palace. It is in this palace where Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba Gandhi were imprisoned along with Mahadeobhai Desai during the Quit India Movement in 1942. There are memorials of Mahadeobhai Desai and Kasturba Gandhi, which were made out of attractive beautiful marbles.