20 Places to Visit Near Revdanda Beach: 2021 (With Distance)

Places Near Revdanda Beach

Kashid, Raigad, Pawna Lake, Kundalika, Lonavala, Khandala, Mumbai, Pune, Kolad, Kamshet, Vasind, Karnala, Karjat, Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani, Lavasa, Igatpuri, Visapur, Lohagad and Maval.

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places to visit near Revdanda Beach? Prepare to be spoiled for choice as you choose from an amazing contrast of serene hill stations on one side and pristine beaches on the other. All these destinations are dotted with ancient forts, temples, fishing villages, and wildlife sanctuaries unique to the culture and landscape of the majestic Sahyadris.

Places near Revdanda Beach take you away from the usual crowded touristy places into the stunning serenity of nature, culture, and history. These places, often let alone by hordes of tourists, are great to enjoy time with yourself or with your friends and family. Whether you like strolling quietly along the beaches, trying out traditional foods, or the thrill of watersports, these amazing places will leave you with unforgettable experiences and memories.

Here are the best places to visit near Revdanda Beach:

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Kashid (167 Km from Pune)

Kashid is a very popular beach town and it is widely known for its white sand and blue seawater. It is a perfect long weekend getaway for all Mumbaikars and tourists coming from various other places. The environment of Kashid is very soothing and the climate is just perfect for outdoor activities. 

You will fall in love with the scenic beauty crafted by the mountains and casuarinas. Kashid offer many more places to visit in the summer holidays.

Distance from Pune: 167 Km

Activities and places to visit:
Kashid Beach
Murud Janjira Fort
Phansad Bird Sanctuary
Korlai Fort
Shopping in Kashid
Revdanda Beach and Fort
Datta Mandir

Average Summer temperature: 32°C

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Raigad

Situated in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, Raigad district is majorly known for its historical significance and awe-inspiring beauty. Earlier, the place was named as Coolaba but with the growing popularity of its Raigad fort, it was renamed to Raigad. Cradled amidst the mesmerizing Sahyadri ranges, this district welcomes you with a unique combination of beaches, religious temples, and historic forts.

On your visit to this beautiful Konkani district, be ready to fall in love with its natural splendour that is second to none. As you will usher into the Raigad city, you will be welcomed by the striking landscapes of the Western Ghats and picturesque verdant beaches where one can unwind and bid farewell to their hectic lives. The city also boasts its diverse flora and fauna that forms the bedrock of its popularity.

From verdant beaches like Alibag, Kihim, and Karnala to the historic forts like Kolaba, Raigad, and Sudhagad- Raigad has everything that makes it the tourist magnet of Maharashtra. With touristy spots like Elephanta Caves and Ashtavinayak Temple in reserve, it also provides you with a sneak peek into the glorious culture of Konkan region. Whether you want to embark on a scenic trip or delve deep into the history of Maharashtra, Raigad has got it all covered for you.

There is a wide range of enthralling activities that one might indulge in here. Whether you are a loner who finds peace in looking out for exotic bird species at the Karnala Bird Sanctuary or the historic landmarks of the district is what that appeals to you the most- there is no dearth of things to do in Raigad.

If you are willing to indulge in some exhilarating sports, set out on a ropeway ride near the Raigad fort and vouch for a fun-filled day. You can also embark on a gastronomic journey by exploring numerous restaurants across the city streets and relishing the taste of delicious Maharashtrian cuisines.

Though the surreal landscapes and historical forts form the major highlights of Raigad, its pleasant weather adds to its existing charm. The city witnesses a pleasant climate during the colder months which makes it a superb winter destination. Hence, if you want to make the most out of your Raigad trip, it is best to visit here between November and March. Raigad experiences reduced tourist activities between March and June, owing to its hot weather during these months.

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Activity Location: Kolad


Check-in: 03:00 PM

Check-out: 03:00 PM


About the Kundalika River Rafting Camp:

The Kundalika rafting camp is the perfect choice for anyone looking to indulge in adventure in the green escapes of nature! Located at just a couple of hour's drive from Mumbai, it is the preferred hotspot for all adventure junkies.


As you take a quiet drive down to the campsite, you can check in your comfortable tents and munch on some yummy snacks and refreshing tea. Cheer yourself and embark on a vast range of activities like kayaking and banana ride. Comfortable tents are available and you can choose between 2 or 3 sharing bases.

Get your tired but excited selves back to the campsite and relish a delicious dinner during the stay.

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Khandala

Khandala City is a hill station that is located on the Western Ghats Mountain Range of Maharashtra. It is about 3 km from Lonavala, 12 km from Khopoli and about 33.4 km from Karjat region. Located at the top of Bhor Ghat, this place serves as the main link between the major cities of Maharashtra - Mumbai and Pune.

Khandala is a beautiful place and has got a good share of nature’s alluring beauty. As it is surrounded by lush green forest covers, misty valleys, and cascading waterfalls, this place serves as a great weekend getaway as well as adventure hotspot for travellers from various parts of the country. Khandala is mainly famous for hiking tours to sight panoramic views of the Sahyadri mountain ranges in Western Ghats.

Khandala is home to some of the wonderful tourist attractions in Western India. You can visit the vantage spots like Rajmachi Point and Sunset Point, dramatic three tiered Kune waterfalls, serene Tamhini ghat mountain pass, and ancient caves of Bhaja and Karla which are adorned with the etchings of Buddhist religion. You can also visit Lohagad which is known for its serene environs, Bhushi Lake for its peaceful ambience, Duke’s Nose for its impeccable beauty and many other brilliant attractions.

Khandala is also a dream destination for adventure lovers. You can trek to the summit of the Tiger’s leap to sight pristine sunrise and sunset views, trek to the top of the Rajmachi fort to sight alluring natural beauty, relish the mesmerizing ambience at the reversing station, and trek up to the Shrivardhan Fort to glance the beautiful Sahyadri Mountain ranges.

As Khandala lies about 571 meters above sea level, the climatic condition here remains tropical. Khandala receives significant rainfall in most months with a very short dry season. The average temperature of this place is 24.3 degree celsius and the annual rainfall is recorded at 4541 mm per year.

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Lonavala

Lonavala city is one of the most beautiful retreats, that takes you away from the maddening rush of the metropolises. It is located in the western part of India in the Pune district of Maharashtra. This hill station lies 96 kilometers east to the metropolitan city of Mumbai and 64 kilometers west to the modern-day Pune city. Therefore, a profound location on the Mumbai-Pune expressway makes Lonavala cater to both the cities with the smoothest connectivity through roads.

The Lonavala City is popularly called the “city of caves' ' and the “Jewel of Sahyadri”. That is because the hill station boasts of some of the most spectacular settings that include luxuriant green valleys, remarkable caves, serene lakes and stunning waterfalls. The spectacular rock-cut Bhaja and Karla caves in Lonavala have been amazing tourists with their old beams, motifs and inscriptions.

The surrounding regions of Lonavala are blessed with an unbeatable collection of waterfalls that include the Kune waterfall, Bhivpuri, Bhagirath and Jummapatti waterfalls. The refreshing ambiance of the postcard-perfect landscape of Aamby Valley, Pawna Lake and Lonavala Lake are bound to impress you. Lonavala is also famous for its natural wonders, religious attractions, and historical sites. These include the Tikona Fort, Duke’s Nose, Lohagad and Rajmachi forts.

Lonavala hosts an array of fun activities for the tourists and these include rappelling, camping at the Pawna Lake, hiking to the Tikona Fort, trekking to the Rajmachi fort and riding the Imagica slides.

Lonavala has a tropical climate but the weather is an all-time maritime one. However, all the stunning places and sites of Lonavala come alive during the winter and monsoon seasons. Thus, pack your bags and come here because Lonavala has something for everyone, from quiet time to adventure.

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Activity Location: Kamshet , Maharashtra

Check-in time: 4 PM

Check out time: 11 AM

Group size: 30 members at Campsite .

Activity Time: Everyday

Attractions of Campsite: Lohagad Fort, Tikona Fort, Tung Fort and Visapur Fort


About the Pawna Camping:


This exquisite campsite is situated on a lush green landscape alongside the banks of Pawna lake and surrounded by misty valleys of the lush green Western Ghat mountain range. The setting at Pawna Lake is made beautiful with the presence of various tourist attractions like Lohagad Fort, Tikona Fort, Tung Fort, and Visapur Fort. Its refreshing ambiance makes this place a beautiful destination near Lonavala and Khandala to enjoy an idyllic weekend.

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Mumbai

Mumbai, the city of dreams. Mumbai, the city that never sleeps. Mumbai, the old world charm and fast pace of the modern life. There is so much that one can say in the praise of the one city in India that everyone wants to visit at least once in their life. That maybe because of the grandeur of this city or because of the history it has seen. Nonetheless, this city has a lot in store for everyone who visits. The USP of places to visit in Mumbai is that they are all iconic and all you need is a picture to recognize them, that is the charm of this city. Some places here are pieces of history, some are spiritual hotspots, and others are mesmerizing places to relax, chill or munch on the famous streets of Mumbai, like the ever famous Chowpatty Beach.

You can see the Gateway of India, Marine drive or the film city of Goregaon, or visit the Siddhivinayak temple and Haji Ali Mosque for your fill of the spiritual. You can even get to see the new addition to the roster of mesmerizing and intimidating places in Mumbai, the Bandra Worli Sealink. And be it a group hangout, a solo search of solace or just a couple's getaway, Chowpatty, Juhu, and Aksa Beach are names that almost everyone in the city knows and crowds on various occasions. They are equally coveted by the many who come to Mumbai from outside for the frolicking and snacking experiences that are available at these locations. One more thing that Mumbai is famous for is the shopping district at Colaba, where you can get everything from high brand store clothes to cheap knock-offs to add to your wardrobe as part of your fashion statement.

 Always bustling with energy, a trip to Mumbai should be on your travel list to understand the best way of how India portrays unity in diversity. Visit the hidden temples or pay a visit to famous monuments to explore the most cosmopolitan city in India. Enjoy the perfect blend of festivities, religions, music, food, music and theatres with a trip to Mumbai. Some of the best places to visit in Mumbai are the Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Girgaum Cave, Siddhivinayak Temple, Essel world, Elephanta Island etc. 

While you are in this amazing city you can also visit the Kanheri Caves, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mount Mary Church, Banganga Tank etc. Make a stop at the Marina Beach in the evening and have lip-smacking street food while you witness the best sunset being greeted by splashing waves of the sea. Find out all you need to know about the best places to visit in Mumbai on your vacation here.

And that is not just it. If you are looking for things to do and places outside the city, there is a lot of scope to plan weekend getaways near Mumbai. At just a small drive away from the city is the favourite picnic and night stay spots of Lonavala and Khandala. You can even visit the famous Sai Baba temple in Shirdi. With so much to offer, there is no wonder why Mumbai has been a favourite of everyone in the country for so many decades.

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Pune

If Mumbai is the most happening place in Maharashtra, then it’s neighbour Pune is the cultural hub and the biggest city in the state. An upcoming IT centre and a fascinating city, Pune has no shortage of things to intrigue the interest of almost anyone who has ever been here or has heard of the city. With being in the proximity of many major cities and acting as a centre seat for when getting to major attractions of the state is concerned, the places to visit in Pune and around will never cease to amaze you with their unique roster of features. 

From treks to Lohagarh and Rajmachi Forts, to the canoeing and white water rafting adventures in Kolad River, from a fascinating Scuba Diving experience to the unique experience of trekking in Andharban, the city is in a proximity of some of the most fascinating things to do in Pune and near.

Adventure never stops in Pune as you can embark on an exhilarating underwater experiences in the Sangam safari and maybe, if you are a daredevil, pay a visit to the Crocodile Island. And even if you are not well acquainted with the adventures around, don’t be disheartened as there are many places near Pune where you can take on things at a beginner level, like the Kundalika river that serves as the perfect place for beginners in rafting or the famous Rajmachi fort which is most suited for people who wish to start on an easy trek

And for places to stay in Pune and around, there are innumerable options to choose from. You can choose to stay in a luxurious resort in Pune or go for a hillside resort in the embrace of Maharashtra’s favourite hill stations like Khandala, Lonavala or Mahabaleshwar for the true weekend getaway from Pune, not so far away from the city. And for the ones who like mix adventure with their stays and take it all to a whole new level, Pune is not going to disappoint you. With options ranging from a camp stay on the banks of Pawna Lake to a village stay experience in Junnar, there is just no stopping the fun that one can have in Pune. Pune is the whole deal, everything around it is just a pleasant add-on, and who doesn’t like freebies, right?

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Kolad

Located around 110 kilometres from Mumbai, Kolad is a small hamlet in the beautiful Raigad district of Maharashtra. Often called the Rishikesh of Maharashtra, the village boasts of numerous scenic valleys, which offers stunning views of the surrounding mist-laden hills and dense evergreen forests. The verdant greenery, clear streams and a peaceful ambience add to the beauty of this quaint hamlet.

Kolad is a treasure trove of sightseeing attractions, and caters to all kinds of tourists. Some of the best attractions in Kolad City include the Kundalika River, which is the hub of white water rafting in the region. You can also visit the serene Tamhini Ghat, and soak in picturesque views of the surrounding hills. Or you can enjoy a fun-filled and memorable picnic at the Bhira Dam, while enjoying views of the gorgeous Devkund Waterfalls. Other famous attractions of Kolad include the ancient Ghosala Fort and the Kuda Caves. You can also enjoy camping and bird watching at the tranquil Sutarwadi Lake, or enjoy the history at the Talgad Fort. For adventure sports lovers, you can go trekking at the Plus Valley, or hike to the Devkund Waterfalls.

From water sports like white water rafting and boating, to adventure activities like hiking, camping, nature walks and trekking, Kolad has a lot of thrilling activities for travellers. Due to its advantageous location, you can also enjoy paragliding in Kolad when the day is clear.

Kolad experiences a typical tropical climate, with pleasant weather throughout the year. While the summers here are a little humid as compared to the other seasons, the monsoons are the best time to enjoy a river rafting experience in Kolad. Furthermore, the rains during this time make the entire region come to life, with the waterfalls and rivers flowing at their full speed, the forests and valleys experiencing the blooming of flowers and plants and an overall soothing and calm atmosphere. The months from November to February make up the cold winter season in Kolad, when the village transforms into a winter wonderland with dipping temperatures and beautiful sceneries. This is also a great time for sightseeing, hiking and other activities.

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Kamshet

Kamshet also known as the paragliding capital of India is located in the state of Maharashtra. It is 45 km from Pune, 16 km from Lonavala and Khandala, and 110 km from Mumbai. Surrounded by the Western Ghats and decked with Sahyadri Ranges' beauty, Kamshet is a fairyland with rich flora and fauna. It has a quaint vibe coupled with a rich cultural heritage, and you will get enchanted with its ever-captivating beauty.

The gurgling waterfalls, monasteries, beautiful temples, and magnanimous hills are an emblem for serenity. It is a paragliding paradise that has been featured in the top ten must visit destinations of India for an enthralling expedition. Hence, it is dotted with many flying and paragliding schools. Kamshet is one of the best paragliding spots in India owing to its perfect weather and highly suitable topography. There are some of the best paragliding spots here like Shinde Wadi Hills, Tower Hill, Shelar and Kondeshwar Cliff.

It is also blessed with Buddhist caves having sculptures and images of Lord Buddha. Some of the most picturesque lakes, such as Pawna Lake and Uksan Lake that offer a blissful escape from the fast-paced city life are also here. Begin your heritage exploration by visiting Tikona Fort, Lohagad Fort, and Visapur Fort, a testament to the rich past of this city. Kamshet is a hub for parasailing and you can try here acro tandem to instructional tandem and joy tandem. You can also pitch your tent at Pawna Lake to witness the sparkling night sky and learn about the local culture.

Enjoy a trekking expedition at Visapur fort and enjoy zip-lining at Pawna Lake. Take part in cave Exploration at Bhairi caves and Bedse caves that are situated on the high rocks of Kamshet. Or simply relish the local food and world-class cuisines at some of the best restaurants and dhabas. Kamshet experiences a tropical climate with warm summers and cool winters. The summers start from March and extend till the end of April. During the summers, it experiences high humidity, and hence this season might feel uncomfortable visiting the town.

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About the Activity:
  • Enjoy a tranquil camping experience near Mumbai.
  • Reach the Bhatsai riverside camp around 4 pm. You can reach the site by road or by train from Mumbai.
  • Once you have checked in you'll be astonished with the scenic and the tranquility beauty of entire place.
  • As the Sun sets, get ready to taste the delicious barbecue dinner at around 8 pm followed by a short walk around the camp site on your own.
  • Spend some quality time within the campsite before you go to bed  under the blanket of billions of  stars.
  • The next morning, get ready to enjoy the delicious breakfast around at around 09:00 AM and followed by a kayaking adventure in the Bhatsai river at an extra cost.
  • You can also enjoy fishing fish and swim in the refreshing waters of the Bhatsai river and followed by a short hike to the top of the Mahuli hill at extra cost.
  • Check out at around 11:00 AM to conclude the tour.
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Check in: 4 PM
Check out: 11 AM
Camping includes Personally hosted camping experience, Private tents for each group, fresh water served throughout the day, Concrete western style washrooms & shower rooms, limited bookings only, Free parking and BYOB & suitable with outside snacks.
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Karnala

Karnala city is located in the Raigad district  of  Indian  State  Maharashtra. The city is about 65 km from the  city centre  of Mumbai and about 16 km from Panvel. The city has also got very good connectivity with the nearby metropolis. You will on no occasion face any kind of difficulties reaching your favorite place of interest. Karnala is loaded with bountiful natural beauty in terms of both flora and fauna. Coming over to this place especially in the monsoon time would be the best to spot alluring lush greenery all around.

Karnala city is very well known for its bird sanctuary which is home to more than 150 species of birds and many other wild animals like rhesus monkeys, wild boars, etc. Karnala is  also widely popular among the history and architecture lovers because of its ancient fort that was constructed under the Devagiri Yadavas and Tughluqs in 1400 BCE. In the course of  your stay in Karnala, you can also visit Prabalgad Fort, Adai Waterfall, Khandala, Ambarnath Shiva Temple, and Elephanta Caves. Karnala is not  only visited by nature lovers and architecture lovers, but it is  also visited by avid adventure lovers. Karnala is a popular trekking paradise from a considerable time in the past.

Apart from trekking to the Karnala Fort, you can also indulge in hiking to Kalavantin Durg, visit the Smart Eco-park, spend some relaxing time at Sagar Vihar Garden, view the sunset from Little Chowk Point, explore the beauty of the Kharghar Hills, and take a boat ride to the Khanderi Fort. Karnala has got a moderate climatic condition all through the year. The monsoons are bit severe and it is at times suggested to be very careful  while carrying out outdoor activities in this phase of the year. The best time to come over to Karnala to enjoy its pleasant weather would be from the month of October to the month of April.

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Karjat

Located in the mountainous and scenic district of Raigad, Karjat is a municipal council and city. This city is also a part of Mumbai’s metro city that travelers prefer the most. Right from couples to kids and families, anyone can make the most of Karjat as a holiday destination. That is because the city has a lot to offer in terms of beating the boredom. The hilly town of Karjat is full of entrancing temples, monuments, lush green seraphic valleys and exquisite caves. Undoubtedly, this city is one of the incredible getaways for adventure seekers that takes just two hours to reach from Mumbai.

Hindu pilgrims and hikers frequent the city for its ancient and imposing temples. You can visit the hill station from nearby cities of Mumbai as well. You can indulge in a host of spine-tingling activities that include mountain climbing, hiking, trekking and river rafting. The adorable little hill station is 62 kilometers away from Mumbai and is popular for its ambrosial landscapes as well as awe-inspiring fresh natural beauty. When in Karjat city you must visit the stunning and ancient Kondana caves for the adventurous trek and bewildering beauty, beside the beautifully sculpted riveting temple of Kondeshwar.

Take a shower and slide down under the Bhivpuri waterfall, and trek up to the Sondai fort to witness the phenomenal view of the Changewadi waterfall. Do not miss out on the lovely valley of Ulhas that is replete with nature’s marvels and encompasses the most wondrous streams and fragrant waterfalls. All you need to do now is to list down the things you desire to indulge in Karjat, and grab a map to select the locations for the most authentic sight-seeing experience. The best time to visit the city of Karjat is during the monsoon as the place looks simply heavenly, lively and extremely delightful with its lush greenery, misty atmosphere and numerous waterfalls.

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Mahabaleshwar

Nestled in the picturesque Western Ghats, tourist places in Mahabaleshwar will captivate your imagination with their natural splendor. Mahabaleshwar is well known for its numerous rivers, magnificent cascades, and majestic peaks. The city comprises of ancient temples, boarding schools, manicured and lush green dense forest, waterfalls, hills, valleys that will take your breath away on your visit. The city is definitely among the most sought-after weekend getaways from metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Pune. Once, a summer capital of Bombay during the British Raj, the city has British influence of in its architecture. It is a very popular hill station that offers a plethora of tourist activities and attractions to avid travelers and nature lovers.

Amid your visit to Mahabaleshwar witness the alluring dawns and dusks from the slope, in the midst of the rich green vista. Located about 120 kilometers southwest of Pune and 285 kilometers from Mumbai, Mahabaleshwar is a vast plateau measuring 150 kilometers, bound by valleys on all sides. The hill station in the Western Ghats is the source of the Krishna River that flows across Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Known for its captivating beauty and the stunning strawberry farms, Mahabaleshwar boasts of zigzagging roads, a calm breeze at all times, vantage points offering stunning views of hills and valleys, plenty of strawberries to gorge on and the main street full of shops offering all kinds of curios and snacks.

There are numerous enchanting tourist places in Mahabaleshwar exuding charm and elegance. Bordered by a few murmuring waterways, evergreen timberlands, captivating slopes and mountains there are some mesmerizing tourist places in Mahabaleshwar. Arranged in the Satara region in Maharashtra, Mahabaleshwar will get you near the captivating excellence of nature. The wonderful hill retreat brags of being one of the most splendid evergreen slope stations in India.

 

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Panchgani

Named after the five majestic hills enclosing it, Panchgani makes for a renowned hill station in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Perched at an elevation of around 1,334 meters above sea level, this hill town is packed with towering mountains, serene valleys, cascading waterfalls, and dense forests.

Overlooked by the Sahyadri mountains, this town served as a beautiful summer retreat for the British officials in the bygone times. At the present day, Panchgani is visited by a plethora of tourists seeking peace, romance, nature, and adventure. Enthralling local destinations such as Sydney Point, Table Land, Rajpuri Caves, and Dhom Dam form the major attractions of Panchgani and add to the beauty and charm of the place. Panchgani is not limited just to a few picturesque sights, but also goes beyond to offer its visitors a plethora of mind-boggling activities.

From shopping at Shivaji Circle to admiring nature at Wai and from exploring history at Kamalgad Fort to boating at Venna Lake, this place has everything to let you experience an action-packed holiday. If you are a daredevil and seeking adventure activities, Panchgani can offer you a plethora of adrenaline-fuelled sports including paragliding, rock climbing, trekking, speed boating, and horse riding.

One of the top aspects that adds to the pleasurable vacation at Panchgani is the availability of top-class accommodation facilities in this town. Panchgani is bestowed with a plethora of budget-friendly as well as luxury resorts and hotels that are suitable for families, couples, and friends. These hotels are well-equipped with modern amenities and offer amazing facilities including thrilling outdoor activities. Furthermore, packed with many nature-friendly camping destinations, this place also allows the travelers to enjoy surreal night camping opportunities.

So, no matter the kind of traveler you are, pack your bags to Panchgani and discover an exquisite holiday brimming with history, adventure, nature, and a lot more.

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Lavasa

Located at a distance of about 65 km from Pune, the beautifully planned city of Lavasa is surrounded by the majestic Western Ghats. The city is constructed in the Mulshi Valley and covers a sprawling 25,000 acres. With such mesmerizing views of hills, valleys, and lakes, the city has gained immense popularity among different types of travelers. The beauty of this privately planned city lies in the seamless blend of stunning infrastructure and the enrapturing beauty of nature. Here, you will find different topographical variations such as the lofty Sahyadri range, the beautiful rivers, and gorgeous valleys.

The serene ambiance coupled with the raw beauty of nature soothes the soul from the stressful chaos of daily life. The magnificent city of Lavasa boasts of numerous attraction sites. You can explore the enigmatic beauty of nature in the form of Tikona Fort, Devkund waterfall, Dasve Viewpoint, and the Tamhini Ghat. However, if you seek adventure, then you can visit the Xthrill Adventure Academy, Vortex Splash Pad, etc. No matter your traveling preferences, rest assured your wanderlust will be satisfied. There are a plethora of activities that you can indulge in Lavasa. I

f you are an adventure fanatic, then there are various exciting adventurous activities for you. You can try out rappelling, hiking, camping, raft building, biking, etc. However, if what you seek is peace and the chance to admire nature, you can do that too. Now, if you are a foodie, then Lavasa will definitely not disappoint you. Here, you will find different regional and global cuisines. With an altitude of about 3000 sq feet from the sea level, Lavasa enjoys a tropical climate. It means that the weather is pleasant throughout the year. However, the best time for a visit is between the months of September and March.

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Igatpuri

Nestled in the bosom of the Western Ghats, Igatpuri is a little hill station in the state of Maharashtra. Igatpuri is surrounded by some of the highest ranges of the Sahyadri Ranges, making it a haven for trekkers and nature lovers alike. The little town acts as a popular weekend destination around major cities like Pune and Maharashtra, and is often sought after for its serene ambience. Offering an ideal getaway in the very heart of nature, the little city is a perfect escapade from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life.

With its numerous little hills, clear streams and thundering waterfalls, the beauty of Igatpuri city is quite unparalleled. Ancient fort ruins and historic temples add to the charm of the little town. Although little in size, the places to visit in Igatpuri are many. While lovers of history will have the time of their lives exploring the ancient forts of Tringalwadi and Avandha, nature lovers can spend a quieting time in the Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary or the Vihigaon waterfalls. The little town is also extremely well known as the home to the world’s largest meditation centre, the Vipassana Academy, which acts as a wellness retreat.

Whether you’re a nature lover or an adventure enthusiast, you will never run out of things to do while in Igatpuri. The adventure sport options in the city are many: from river rafting in the rapids of the Vaitarna, to camping under the open stars, Igatpuri has it all. The area is of a special interest to trekking and hiking enthusiasts, with its slopes and waterfalls offering an ideal location for the sport. Being located at a high elevation, Igatpuri enjoys pleasant weather throughout the year. The temperature generally remains on the cooler side. The hill station enjoys significant rainfall throughout the year, with the dry season spanning between November to March.

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Visapur Trek Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Visapur Fort Trek Difficulty Level: Easy


Pickup & Drop Points: Dadar Pritam Hotel, K-star Mall Chembur East, Below Vashi main bridge, Hotel 3-star Kharghar


About Visapur Fort Trek:


Visapur Fort is located in the Pune district of Maharashtra. Attaining a height of 1,084m, steeped in history and some of the glorious tales of the past, this historic fort has become one of the most famous tourist and adventure sport for people. Visapur Fort is larger and at a higher elevation than its twin fort- Lohagad.


Located in Maharashtra near the Pune district, the Visapur fort trek is one of the best treks to do in Monsoon. The Visapur Trek takes around 2.5-3 hours to reach the point, and one will enjoy the trek as with knowing the history of this place as it is a guided trek. It is not a difficult trek, everyone can enjoy the Visapur fort trek in monsoons as there is water gushing through the steps while you trek. After the 30-40mins trail, there is a plateau covered with lush greenery. You can also spot Lohagad, Tikona, and Tung Forts, and the expressway.


Note: The above pickup and drop services are available only if you select the variant with transportation.

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Located close to the hill station of Lonavala Khandala and 52 km northwest of Pune, Lohagad rises to an elevation of 1,033 meters or 3,389 feet above sea level. We are here with the package of an amazing trek opportunity at this place.

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est trekking route near Mumbai and Pune for beginners. It is an easy trek filled with fun and beauty. You will get to see many beautiful things during this trek and after reaching the peak you can see four doors  The first one is called 'Ganesh Darwaaja', the second one is called 'Narayan Darwaja', the third one is called 'Hanuman Darwaaja' & the fourth one is called 'Maha Darwaaja'. Out of this Hanuman Darwaaja is the most ancient of all the doors. Between Narayan & Hanuman Darwaaja there are two godowns which were used for storage purpose as a granary. This will be a perfect day out for you and your family or friends.

Meals:
You will be served a healthy breakfast 

Starting point: Malavali Railway Station


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Maval

If you are one of those people who seeking for the quieter places to visit near Pune, then the best choice for you is Maval. A gorgeous and rustic hamlet, it is located along the beautiful green and dark ranges of the Sahyadris. The village is also one of the most prosperous biodiversity regions in Maharashtra. 

It is here that you can not only spot vegetation but also wildlife in all its glory. While the awe inspiring ranges of the Sahyadris add a good measure of beauty and diversity to its backdrop, the quiet and clutter free life of the villagers presents for a getaway in the arms of nature.

You can also enjoy various adventure activities in Pune such as kayaking, river swimming and crossing. For the adventurists whose soul keeps asking for more, there are also more intensive adventures such as Tarzan swing, skywalk, net climbing, tunnel crawl, commando walk and several others.

Best time to visit: During the month of October and May

Attractions: Mangarul Fort, Adesh Green House, Bhaja Caves, Sinhagad Fort, Shivneri Fort, Saras Baug

Activities: Camping, Rafting, Kayaking, Fort Exploration etc

Type of Destination:
 Trekking, Hiking, Friends and Family Getaway

Ideal Weekend Duration: 
1 Day

Must do the most famous activities in Pune, if want to enjoy every part of this beautiful city.

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"The beach camping at Alibaug hosted by Santosh Konde is simply amazing. Although the actual location is at Revdanda beach it was totally worth. The location is secluded and a perfect getaway from the hassles of city life. Apart from the barbecue being slightly limited. The overall experience was good. They have music speaker available and travellers get to play music all day long. It's perfect weekend destination for groups of friends. The washrooms were okayish. The was homely and delicious. And the overall experience was great. The place is also good for solo travellers. "
27 December 2020
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Beach camping alibaug hosted by Sanktosh konde was awesome. His team was very supportive. Location of the camp was awesome where you can enjoy sunset from your camp. Dinner specially chicken curry was too good and it reminds me of home made. Live music, movie screening, beach walk in the night and morning is like cherry on the cake. Overall nice experience and highly recommeded.
19 November 2020
Excellent
The beach camping at Revdenda beach hosted by Himanshu is simply amazing. it was totally worth. The location is secluded and a perfect getaway from the hassles of city life. Apart from the barbecue being limited. The overall experience was good. They have music speaker available and travellers get to play music all day long. It's perfect weekend destination for groups of friends. The washrooms were okayish. The was homely and delicious. And the overall experience was great. The place is also good for solo travellers. The total area was decorated very nicely and place was peaceful and pleasant.
"Very awesome place, good food, Music system also present"
23 December 2019
Excellent
Had a great experience. Amazing night light and barbeque. Enjoyed the music. Tent were all wet due to dew at the night. But they made good arrangement.
"Outstanding experience . Well done by organizer service . Mr Santosh eknath konde . Nice view peace full place."
11 February 2021
Superb
It was awesome. The view the clamness and the brach everything was perfect Love the camping Loved the ambiance Loved the night
21 January 2021
Superb
It was a good Experience I am 42 did this with my family never did so in my young age but was worth the risk i took by planing this trip. Had fun thanks
19 January 2021
Superb
The experience was awesome. They had clean tents and bathrooms. The package include evening snack with tea, following up with dinner with both the options veg and non veg. In the morning the breakfast was served with tea. The camping was at Revdanda beach and the Revdanda fort is very near from the beach.
13 January 2021
Excellent
Beach is very clean and safe, staff is also co-operatve

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