60 days in Pune District, Ratnagiri District & Raigad District Itinerary

60 days in Pune District, Ratnagiri District & Raigad District Itinerary

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Lonavala
— 6 nights
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Bhimashankar
— 1 night
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Pune
— 20 nights
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Ratnagiri
— 7 nights
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Sangameshwar
— 1 night
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Chiplun
— 2 nights
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Dapoli
— 3 nights
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Shrivardhan
— 2 nights
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Kashid
— 1 night
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Alibaug
— 5 nights
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Raigad
— 6 nights
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Matheran
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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 Khopoli (Imagicaa, Imagica Snow Park, &more) and Mahad Ganpati Temple (in Mahad). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Della Adventure Park, Head underground at Karla Caves, steep yourself in history at Lohagad Fort, and don't miss a visit to Korigad Fort.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lonavala online vacation planner.

Mumbai to Lonavala is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bhimashankar.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bhimashankar

— 1 night
Bhīmāshankar Temple is a Jyotirlinga shrine located 50 km northwest of Khed (alias Rajguru Nagar), near Pune, in India. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Bhimashankar Jyotirling Mandir.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bhimashankar road trip app.

Traveling by car from Lonavala to Bhimashankar takes 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Bhimashankar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pune.

Things to do in Bhimashankar

Historic Sites

Pune

— 20 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.
When in Pune, make a side trip to see Mata Vaishno Devi Temple in Pimpri-Chinchwad, approximately Pimpri-Chinchwad away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Phule Market, and make a trip to Ranjangaon Ganpati Temple.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pune trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bhimashankar to Pune takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ratnagiri.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Ratnagiri

— 7 nights
Mango trees sway in the lush, fertile valleys surrounding Ratnagiri, a small city of around 76,000 on India's west coast.
Get out of town with these interesting Ratnagiri side-trips: Guhagar Beach (in Guhagar), Ganpatipule (Ganapatipule Beach, Ganpatipule Temple, &more) and Malgund (Malgund Beach & Kavi Keshavsoot Smarak). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Bamanghal, stroll through Ganeshghule Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagwati Mandir, and kick back and relax at Bhatye Beach.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ratnagiri day trip website.

Traveling by car from Pune to Ratnagiri takes 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sangameshwar.

Things to do in Ratnagiri

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sangameshwar

— 1 night
Sangameshwar Taluka is a taluka in Ratnagiri subdivision of Ratnagiri district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Karneshwar Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marleshwar Temple.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sangameshwar online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Ratnagiri to Sangameshwar takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chiplun.

Things to do in Sangameshwar

Historic Sites
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Chiplun

— 2 nights
Chiplun is a city and a tehsil in Ratnagiri district in the state of Maharashtra, India. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Sawatsada Waterfall and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parshuram Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Vashishti River and then steep yourself in history at Gowalkot Fort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chiplun trip maker tool.

You can drive from Sangameshwar to Chiplun in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dapoli.

Things to do in Chiplun

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Dapoli

— 3 nights
Dapoli is a town in Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra. Change things up with a short trip to Harnai Fish Market in Murud (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Ladghar Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siddhi Vinayak Ganapati Temple, make a trip to Keshavraaj, and stroll through Kelshi Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dapoli online tour planner.

Drive from Chiplun to Dapoli in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shrivardhan.

Things to do in Dapoli

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shrivardhan

— 2 nights
Shrivardhan/Shriwardhan is a taluka, city and municipal council in the Raigad district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Kondivali Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shrivardhan Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lord Shiva Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somjai Devi Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kusuma Devi Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Harihareshwar Beach, and finally stroll around Peshwe Smarak.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Shrivardhan trip site.

Drive from Dapoli to Shrivardhan in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kashid.

Things to do in Shrivardhan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kashid

— 1 night
Famed for its white sandy beach, a coastal town of Kashid offers more than just a laidback summer experience.
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Revdanda Beach Fort, then steep yourself in history at Korlai Fort, then stroll through Nandgaon Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Kashid Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kashid trip maker.

You can drive from Shrivardhan to Kashid in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kashid are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Alibaug.

Things to do in Kashid

Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Alibaug

— 5 nights
On a vacation in Alibaug, a small coastal town south of Mumbai, you can explore a plethora of beaches lined with coconut palms, boasting black or white sands, and mostly suitable for swimming and water sports.
Alibaug is known for beaches, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Alibag Beach, witness the site of a historic battle at Kolaba Fort, take in nature's colorful creations at Native Biodiversity Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Awas Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Alibaug trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Kashid to Alibaug takes 1.5 hours. In July in Alibaug, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Raigad.

Things to do in Alibaug

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Raigad

— 6 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Raigad: Murud-Janjira Fort (in Murud), Tala Fort (in Kolad) and Shri Ballaleshwar Ashtvinayak Temple (in Nagothane).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Raigad sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Alibaug to Raigad takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Raigad are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Matheran.

Things to do in Raigad

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Matheran

— 5 nights
High in the Western Ghats, Matheran offers visitors relief from the oppressive temperatures at lower elevations.
Venture out of the city with trips to Karjat Town (Shri Bal Digambar Ganesh Mandir & Kothaligad (Peth) Fort), Panvel (Shree Swami Samarth & SMART Eco Park) and Peb Fort (in Neral). There's much more to do: get great views at Louisa Point, don't miss a visit to Khandala Point, see human ingenuity at work at Gadeshwar Dam, and contemplate the waterfront views at Charlotte Lake.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Matheran day trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Raigad to Matheran. In August, daily temperatures in Matheran can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Matheran

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · 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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Ratnagiri District travel guide

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Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks

Raigad District travel guide

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Theme Parks · Beaches · Water Parks
Raigad District is a district in the state of Maharashtra, India. Formerly called the Kolaba district, the district was renamed after Raigad, the fort that was the former capital of the Maratha leader Shivaji Maharaj, and is located in the interior regions of the district, in dense forests on a west-facing spur of the Western Ghats of Sahyadri range. In 2011 the district had a population of 2,635,394, compared to 2,207,929 in 2001. In 2011 urban dwellers had increased to 36.91% from 24.22% in 2001.The district is bounded by Mumbai Harbour to the northwest, Thane District to the north, Pune District to the east, Ratnagiri district to the south, and the Arabian Sea to the west. It includes the large natural harbour of Pen-Mandwa, which is immediately south of Mumbai harbour, and forming a single landform with it. The northern part of the district is included in the planned metropolis of Navi Mumbai, and its port, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port.The district includes towns/cities of Panvel, Alibag, Mangaon, Roha, Pen, Khopoli, Kharghar, Taloja, Khalapur, Uran, Patalganga, Rasayani, Nagothana, Poladpur, Karjat and Mahad. The largest city both in area and population is Panvel. The district also includes the isle of Gharapuri or Elephanta, located in Uran which has ancient Hindu and Buddhist caves.

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