60 days in Pune District & Satara District Itinerary

60 days in Pune District & Satara District Itinerary

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Lonavala
— 6 nights
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Junnar
— 1 night
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Bhimashankar
— 1 night
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Pune
— 32 nights
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Saswad
— 1 night
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Baramati
— 1 night
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Phaltan
— 1 night
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Karad
— 1 night
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Satara
— 7 nights
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Mahabaleshwar
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Lonavala

— 6 nights
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Explore Lonavala's surroundings by going to Japalouppe Equestrian Centre (in Talegaon) and Uksan lake, kamshet (in Kamshet). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Lion's Point, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhairavnath Temple, contemplate the long history of Mountain Top Camping, and make a splash at Wet N Joy Water Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Lonavala online route maker.

Mumbai to Lonavala is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lonavala are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Junnar.

Things to do in Lonavala

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Junnar

— 1 night
Junnar is a city with thousands of years of history in the Pune district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Girijatmaj Ganpati Temple, explore the fascinating underground world of Lenyadri Caves, and then contemplate the long history of Shivneri Fort.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Junnar day trip planner.

Drive from Lonavala to Junnar in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bhimashankar.

Things to do in Junnar

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Bhimashankar

— 1 night
Bhīmāshankar Temple is a Jyotirlinga shrine located 50 km northwest of Khed (alias Rajguru Nagar), near Pune, in India. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Bhimashankar Jyotirling Mandir.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bhimashankar route planner.

Traveling by car from Junnar to Bhimashankar takes 2 hours. June in Bhimashankar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pune.

Things to do in Bhimashankar

Historic Sites

Pune

— 32 nights

Oxford of the East

Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Get out of town with these interesting Pune side-trips: Jalaram Temple (in Alandi), Prati Balaji Temple (in Ketkawale) and Pimpri-Chinchwad (Mata Vaishno Devi Temple, Science Exhibition Center, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, don't miss a visit to Laxmi Road, examine the collection at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, and walk around Pune Okayama Friendship Garden.

Make your Pune itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Bhimashankar to Pune takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Saswad.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Saswad

— 1 night
On the 12th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sangameshwar Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Saswad trip planner.

You can drive from Pune to Saswad in 1.5 hours. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Baramati.

Things to do in Saswad

Historic Sites
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Baramati

— 1 night
Baramati is a city and a municipal council in Pune district in the state of Maharashtra, India.Baramati is located at. For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Baramati trip planner.

Drive from Saswad to Baramati in 1.5 hours. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Phaltan.

Things to do in Baramati

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Phaltan

— 1 night
Phaltan is a town, a taluka and a municipal council in Satara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jabreshwar Mandir and then admire the striking features of Sri Ram Mandir.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Phaltan trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Baramati to Phaltan in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Karad.

Things to do in Phaltan

Historic Sites

Karad

— 1 night
Karad is a city in Satara district in the southern part of Indian state of Maharashtra. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Krishna Koyna Pritisangam.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Karad trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Phaltan to Karad in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Karad are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Satara.
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Satara

— 7 nights
Tourism in Satara flourishes due to its main attraction, the Kaas Plateau--a World Heritage-listed "Valley of Flowers" teeming with wild, colorful blossoms.
Take a break from Satara with a short trip to Dhom Dam in Panchgani, about 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Chalkewadi Windmill Farms, don't miss a visit to Yamai Devi, Sakhargadnivasini Temple, Kinhai Village, Satara, Maharashtra, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganapati Temple, and contemplate the long history of Kalyangad Fort.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Satara attractions planner.

You can drive from Karad to Satara in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Satara

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Mahabaleshwar

— 8 nights
Located high up in the Western Ghats, the hill station of Mahabaleshwar sits above one of the only evergreen forests in the country.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mahabaleshwar: Panchgani (Sydney Point, Table Land, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, contemplate the waterfront views at Venna Lake, get great views at Elephant's Head Point, and make a trip to Shri Panchganga Mandir.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mahabaleshwar trip planner.

You can drive from Satara to Mahabaleshwar in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Pune District travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Theme Parks · Castles
Pune is situated in Maharashtra state of India. Pune city is the district headquarters. In the most recent census on 2011, the total population of the district was 9,426,959, making it the fourth most populous district in India . Urban population comprises 58.08% of the total population. The current population of Pune urban agglomerate is over 5 million.HistoryPlaces in Pune district have a long history.The town of Junnar and the Buddhist caves at Karla have history dating more than two thousand years ago.There also records of visitors to Junnar in 1400s.The area was under islamic rule from 13th 17th century.From 17th century, the Marathas under Shivaji laid the foundation of an independent kingdom in the Pune district area.Peshwas, the de facto rulers of the vastly expanded Maratha empire set up their head quarters in Pune and turned that into a large city.The city and the district became part of the British empire in the 19th century.Many of the early Indian Nationalists and Marathi social reformers came from the city.Ancient and Medieval HistorySince Pune district borders the Western ghat,it formed on the trade route that links the ports of western India or more specifically of Konkan with Deccan interiors.places like Junnar have been an important trading and political center for the last two millennia. The first mention of Junnar comes the Greco -Roman travellers from the first millennium, The Karla Caves are also located close to the Western ghat near a major ancient trade route, running eastward from the Arabian Sea into the Deccan.They are a complex of ancient Indian Buddhist rock-cut cave shrines located in Karli near Lonavala. The shrines were developed over the period – from the 2nd century BC to the 5th century AD. The oldest of the cave shrines is believed to date back to 160 BC, having arisen n Many traders and Satvahana rulers made grants for construction of these caves. Buddhists, having become identified with commerce and manufacturing through their early association with traders, tended to locate their monastic establishments in natural geographic formations close to major trade routes so as to provide lodging houses for travelling traders.

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Satara District travel guide

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Historic Sites · Lookouts · Bodies of Water
Satara District is a district of Maharashtra state in western India with an area of 10,480 km² and a population of 3,003,741 of which 14.17% were urban. Satara is the capital of the district and other major towns include Wai, Karad, Koregaon, Koynanagar, Rahimatpur, Phaltan, Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani. This district comes under Pune Administrative Division along with Pune, Sangli, Solapur and Kolhapur. The district of Pune bounds it to the north, Raigad bounds it to the North-West, Solapur the east, Sangli to the south, and Ratnagiri to the west.The Sahyadri range, or main range of the Western Ghats, runs north and south along the western edge of the district, separating it from Ratnagiri District. The Mahadeo range starts about 10 m. north of Mahabaleshwar and stretches east and south-east across the whole of the district. The Mahadeo hills are bold, presenting bare scarps of black rock like fortresses. The Satara district is part of two main watersheds. The Bhima River watershed, which is a tributary of the Krishna, includes the north and northeast of the district, north of the Mahadeo hills. The rest of the district is drained by the upper Krishna and its tributaries. The hill forests have a large store of timber and firewood. The whole of Satara district falls within the Deccan Traps area; the hills consist of trap intersected by strata of basalt and topped with laterite, while, of the different soils on the plains, the commonest is the black loamy clay containing carbonate of lime. This soil, when well watered, is capable of yielding heavy crops. Satara contains some important irrigation works, including the Krishna canal. In some of the western parts of the district the average annual rainfall exceeds 5 m.; but on the eastern side water is scanty, the rainfall varying from 1 m in Satara town to less than 30 cm in some places farther east. The district is traversed from north to south by a railway line, which passes 15 km east Satara town.

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