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The best weekend options for Pune and Mumbai

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  • 1. Weekend PlansFor Puneites
    Hill Station Get-A-ways
  • 2. Index
  • lonavlaDistance – 65 kilometers
  • 14. Specials
    Lonavla is a recognized hill-station around 65 kilometers from Pune. Situated in high altitudes in the Sahyadri ranges, this place is a good spot where nature is at it best.
    Together with Khandala nearby, this spot offers many caves, waterfalls, a small water dam and cloud touching spots.
    Few interesting places to visit over here are Lonavla lake, Tiger’s leap, Karla caves, Khandala caves, Rajmachi point, Bushy dam, Lions spot, Shooting point out of many.
    A perfect weekend spot, this place ensures a nice stay and good food and is very famous for its ‘Chikki’s which is a sweet in nature.
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  • 15. RajmachiDistance – 90 kilometers
  • 16. Specials
    Rajmachi is a small village situated to north of Pune situated among the Sahyadri range. A famous spot for trek & nature lovers, this place is a paradise for history lovers too.
    This place overlooks BhorGhat, main mountain arrays between Mumbai and Pune. Two main attractions over here are Shrivardhan fort (3000 ft) and Manaranjan fort (2700 ft) got many rampages, gates, iron pillars and few water tanks at their summits.
    These twin hills ensures you have a perfect break enjoying both history and nature.
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  • 17. panchganiDistance – 100 kilometers
  • 18. Specials
    Another famous hill station in Maharashtra is Panchgani near to Mahabaleshwar located at a height of 4200 ft. from sea level. Already famous for its ‘retirement plan atmosphere’ this place is calm and serene.
    The ‘table land’ part of Deccan Plateau is the second highest and this is surrounded by beautiful five mountains all around. The climatic conditions over here is nothing less than classy and soothing. With nice places to stay this is a must visit place in Maharashtra.
    Together with the table land, Parsi point, Devil’s kitchen and Sydney point are major attractions where you can unwind yourself and reward a perfect break you are titled for.
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  • 19. KAMSHETDistance – 80 kilometers
  • 20. Specials
    A very unexplored place, Kamshet is often a sleepy village getting famous for its Para-gliding activities. Situated in a traditional village, greenery flows abundantly over here
    The picturesque location full of paddy fields, sunflower fields, serene lakes, hill tops etc make it flyers paradise. Spots like temple hill, Shelar point etc are good for flyers who can enjoy the beauty of Pawna river and beautiful natural habitat and its beauty below.
    You can access other hill attractions like Karla caves, Bedsa caves and Bhaja caves from here.
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  • 21. TamhinighatDistance – 40 kilometers
  • 22. Specials
    This place lies on the way to Mulshi dam. A pictersque area, Tamhinighat is heaven for those who love driving and riding.
    The entire stretch is full of greenery, waterfalls, and exotic spots which makes one go mad. All photography lovers will go crazy over this stretch.
    A less polluted area, Tamhinighat is best to be visited in monsoon and spring periods. The misty clouds and waterfalls is something you can never forget.
    Having many stay options, a night spend over there will be a real experience with the nature.
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  • 23. mahabaleshwarDistance – 120 kilometers
  • 24. Specials
    The most famous hill station in Maharashtra, India, Mahabaleshwar is 4700 ft high, and often referred as honeymooners paradise.
    Located with Western Ghats, Mahabaleshwar is surrounded with many big and tiny hills and is the source of Krishna river. Rich with strawberry and mulberry farms, the place is fertile with Venna lake.
    A late evening stroll through the roads, a boating in the lake, a horse ride etc gives a visitor worth a stay over this historic place which once was Britisher’s summer resort.
    The Wilson point, highest place, is some place from you can watch the vast beauty of nature comprising lakes, mountains and greenery.
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  • 25. matheranDistance – 120 kilometers
  • 26. Specials
    This place lies on the way to Mulshi dam. A pictersque area, Tamhinighat is heaven for those who love driving and riding.
    The entire stretch is full of greenery, waterfalls, and exotic spots which makes one go mad. All photography lovers will go crazy over this stretch.
    A less polluted area, Tamhinighat is best to be visited in monsoon and spring periods. The misty clouds and waterfalls is something you can never forget.
    Having many stay options, a night spend over there will be a real experience with the nature.
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  • 27. karnalaDistance – 120 kilometers
  • 28. Specials
    Situated in Western Ghats, Karnala is a place you need to explore for its natural beauty and the famous fort over there.
    At the base there is a sanctuary, inhabited by various kind of birds and animals, even rare species like peregrine falcon, king vulture, and crested serpent eagle.
    The fort established by Shivaji is mainly of two, a higher level fort and a lower level fort. The water cistern over there provides fresh water throughout the year.
    In a good climate coastal bay of Mumbai, Rajmachi& Prabalgad are clearly visible and a treat for eyes.
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  • 29. BhandardaraDistance – 180 kilometers
  • 30. Specials
    This is located in the middle of Sahyadri hills. A hill station, this place most number of lakes, mountains, waterfalls and greenery everywhere.
    It also has Mt. Kalsubai, the Sahayadri’s largest peak, in its background, a watch tower during Maratha rules.
    You can see Arthur Lake and Wilson dam which is one of the most beautiful spots in the country. It is the largest earthen dam in India, a powerful testimony to the engineering skills of days gone by and also used for hydroelectric power generation.
    The Umbrella Falls offers some breathtaking views. Places like Amruteshwar, AgastiRishi ashram, Ratangad fort are other places of interest.
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  • 31. Ajanta / elloraDistance – 300 + kilometers
  • 32. Specials
    Situated in Aurangabad city, Ajanta & Ellora caves are famous for the caves and carving made on rocks. They depict Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism.
    Made in early centuries, each caves got carvings telling us stories about the respective religions. Huge pillars, carvings, paintings, sculptures etc make this one of the best tourist location in the country.
    Other attractions over here includes the temples built in early centuries and forts. There are more than 50 caves all together for exploring.
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  • 33. More…
    Out of these most of them are unexplored natural beauties any explorer, traveler would love to go. These surely offers
    • A different new experience.
    • 34. Unexplored natural arena’s.
    • 35. A perfect rejuvenation space.
    • 36. A perfect break for a fast paced life.
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  • 37. Let Us Conclude…
    We Turning Point Concept Tours help you in
    • Conceptualizing the entire tour
    • 38. Planning of entire itinerary
    • 39. Guidance about the places, spots & visits
    • 40. And assist you (if required)
    All bookings of hotels / resorts / home stays / travel vehicles and guides will be taken care by TPCT so that our client gets a vacation ensuring
    • Smooth travelling
    • 41. Visiting maximum places
    • 42. Tension free time
    • 43. Memorable moments in life
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  • 44. Turning Point Concept Tours
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    Ring A Bell on 9890 633 008
    Mail to tptconcepts@gmail.com