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A 14-day home quarantine is mandatory for all international travellers visiting Pune

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Places near Pune to Visit in Winter

Lonavala, Matheran, Khandala, Panchgani, Bhandardara, Mahabaleshwar, Tarkarli, Dapoli, Kalsuand, Pawna lake camping many other amazing places.

Helping you rejuvenate after a tiring week at work, the places to Visit near Pune in Winter will offer you some perfect locations for your weekend getaway. Either yearning for adventure or looking for a place nestled in the midst of nowhere, the surroundings of Pune will provide you with an array of options. Winters bringing a cozy climate will act as an icing on the cake and will make your sightseeing tours even more delightful. The gushing waterfalls in Mahabaleshwar and the blissful aura of Matheran in the Sahyadri Hills, you can enjoy the best of nature here.

If wishing to set up a camp and enjoy a night stargazing then visit Lonavala and camp around Pawna Lake. Being one of the most adventurous  places near Pune to Visit in Winter, Kamshet will make sure that you enjoy the serenity while indulging in paragliding. Similarly, locations like Khandala, Kolad and Panchgani will make sure that you remain surrounded by surreal nature and enjoy calm and cozy weather.

Here is the list of best places to visit near Pune in winter:

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Lonavala (66 km from Pune)

Lonavala (66 km from Pune)
Lonavala, one of the most beautiful places near Pune to visit in winter, is perfect for those who love the lush outdoors. Winters in Lonavala bring pleasant breezes and soft sunshine. This is the perfect time to explore the natural attractions here and see the cave systems, forest trails, waterfalls, forts, and lakes.

Distance from Pune: 66 kilometres.

Main attractions: Tiger’s Leap viewpoint, Lohagad Fort, Pawna & Shirota Lakes, Kune and Kataldhar waterfalls, Della Adventure Park, Celebrity Wax Museum, 2
nd-century Buddhist Karla Caves, Adlabs Imagica Amusement Park.

Average Temperature: 22.5°C
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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


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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Kolad

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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 (47 km from Pune)

Kamshet (47 km from Pune)
A picturesque place, Kamshet is considered to be one of the best paragliding destinations in the country. Located in the Western Ghats, the railway station here used to serve as an important trade route. Kamshet is popular for it’s ‘Rosy Cold’ weather in November and the subsequent months when the temperatures drop to as low as 5°C.

Distance from Pune: 47 kilometres.

Main attractions: Uksan Lake, Shine Wadi Hills, Bhairi caves, 1
st-century Bedse caves, Visapur Fort, Bhaje waterfalls,  Magic Mountain Amusement Park. 

Average Temperature: 11°C
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Mahabaleshwar (120 km from Pune)

Mahabaleshwar (120 km from Pune)
Mahabaleshwar is the largest hill station located in the region. Often referred to as ‘Queen of Hills’, its name loosely translates to the ‘Great God of Power’ or Lord Shiva. An interesting fact about Mahabaleshwar is that it used to serve as a prison town along with Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The forests here are full of exotic wildlife and trees.  Amongst the top places near Pune to visit in winter, it is famous for its world-class strawberry and mulberry farms.

Distance from Pune: 120 kilometres.

Main attractions: Elephant’s Head Viewpoint, Chinaman’s Waterfalls, Arthur’s Seat Viewpoint, Venna Lake, 500-year-old Mahabaleshwar Temple, Strawberry farms. 

Average Temperature: 17°C
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Matheran (80 km from Pune)

Matheran (80 km from Pune)
Matheran, located in Sahyadri Hills of the Western Ghats, is one of the perfect places to visit near Pune in winter for your next holiday. Replete with British-era charm, lovely villages, and dense forests, the place offers a relaxing break from the chaos of the city. Its hilly landscape offers numerous vantage points to see the stunning beauty of nature all around. It is also the country’s only automobile free hill station. 

Distance from Pune: 80 kilometres.

Main attractions: Louisa and Panorama Viewpoints, Charlotte Lake, Shivaji’s ladder,  Olympia Racecourse, Neral-Matheran toy train, Prabal Fort, 10
th-century Ambarnath Temple, Paymaster Park, Monkey Point, One Tree Hill Point. 

Average Temperature: 18°C
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Lavasa (57 km from Pune)

Lavasa (57 km from Pune)

One of the newest hill stations in the country, Lavasa is a privately planned initiative. This ‘dream project’ is a beautiful amalgamation of pristine nature and luxurious infrastructure. Lavasa is spread over 7 hills, dense bamboo forests, and vast lush plains. Whether you are a watersport junkie or just want to spend time amidst the solitude of nature, this place offers amazing experiences for everybody.

Distance from Pune: 57 kilometres.

Main attractions: Lakeside Promenade, Bamboosa, Temghar Dam, Lakeshore Watersports. 

Average Temperature: 24°C

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Khandala (71 km from Pune)

Khandala (71 km from Pune)

Winter is the best season to visit this stunning hill station and to enjoy the pleasantly cool breezes enveloping the misty hills. The place has an old-world charm with many Maratha and British-era landmarks strewn all over it.

The scenic beauty owing to the panoramic landscape of the place is unmatched. It is one of the best places to take a break from the crowds and noise of the cities, and spend time amidst the peace of nature.

Distance from Pune: 71 kilometres.

Main attractions: Ulhas River, Canyon Valley, Visapur, Manoranjan, & Rajmachi forts, Panorama Restaurant, Bedsa caves, Duke’s Nose vantage point, Shingroba Temple. 

Average Temperature: 18°C

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Panchgani (101 km from Pune)

Panchgani (101 km from Pune)
Often referred to as ‘Switzerland of India’, Panchgani gets its name from the five hills surrounding it.  The misty forests and luxuriant valleys of the place offer a wonderful escape from the humidity and heat of the plains of Maharashtra. The soft warm sunshine, hazy skies, and chilly winds let you explore the various natural attractions here.

Distance from Pune: 101 kilometres.

Main attractions: Kaas Plateau, a UNESCO world heritage site, Table Land, Kate’s Viewpoint, Mapro strawberry Garden, Devrai Art Village, fresh produce shops at Shivaji Circle.

Average Temperature: 20.8°C
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Bhimashankar (110 km from Pune)

Bhimashankar (110 km from Pune)

This is one of the best places near Pune to visit in winter. This town of the temples is famous for housing one of the twelve traditional Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva in the country. Considered to be one of the holiest places in the country, it is said to have originated after the river Bhima evaporated after a fight between Lord Shiva and Tripursura. Bhimashankar is also famous for its panoramic landscape of hills, valleys, and meadow-like plains.

Distance from Pune:
110 kilometers.

Main attractions: Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary, Hanuman Dimbhe Dam, Ahupe waterfalls, Bhimashankar Temple. 

Average Temperature: 21.5°C

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Bhandardara (172 km from Pune)

Bhandardara (172 km from Pune)
A charming resort village nestled in the Western Ghats, Bhandardara is edged along the Pravara River. Whether you are a history buff or love the outdoors, Bhandardara is one of the best places near Pune to visit in winter. There are a number of charming resorts and campsites that offer a perfect place to stay. People come from all over the region to trek and see the hidden cave systems here.

Distance from Pune: 172 kilometres.

Main attractions: Mount Kalsubai, the highest peak in Maharashtra standing at around 5,400 ft, Umbrella Falls and Randha Waterfalls, Wilson Dam, the largest earthen dam in the country, Ratangad Fort,  Arthur Lake, Agastya Rishi Ashram.

Average Temperature: 12°C
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Malshej Ghats (120 km from Pune)

Malshej Ghats (120 km from Pune)

Malshej Ghats is one of the most popular places to visit near Pune in winter. It is a mountain pass and amongst the most scenic of tourist places in the area. It is known for its exotic flora and fauna and visited by bird watchers from all over the country. It is also a great trekking location due to its hilly landscape.

Distance from Pune: 120 kilometres.

Main attractions: Pimpalgaon Joga Dam for exotic birds like Alpine Swift, Purple Moorhen, Pink Flamingo, and Pied Crested Cuckoo, Harishchandragad Fort and nearby centuries-old Buddhist caves, Shivneri Fort.

Average Temperature: 15°C

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Location: Satara, Maharashtra

Start Time/End Time:
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Embark on a super adventurous and thrilling trekking session at the kaas plateau and explore the valley of flowers, based on the high hills of Sahyadri range. Observe the plateau keenly which is occupied with wildflowers (during the season that prevails on September and October).

Roam endlessly at the whole of 
kaas plateau that conveys the glimpses of a carpet in various colours. Get picked up by a private non-ac bus from Dadar and enjoy a comfortable transportation before and after the trekking session.

You shall savour on the scrumptious meals that would be provided in breakfast, lunch and dinner, as mentioned in the itinerary and are totally inclusive of the package. Also the trekking session to the kaas plateau also is inclusive of all entry charges required for the activity.

Suitable for: All age group, friends, family and corporate outings

How to Reach:
The pick-up location would be 
Dadar TT Circle and you can reach the spot with the help of private and public transportation.

Note
Pregnant women and children below 5 years are not allowed to join the activity.

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Lohagad Fort

Situated close to the famous hill station of Lonavala, Lohagad is one of the most magnificent places to visit in Pune. Located on a beautiful hillock near Malavali, this place is one of the favourite destinations for trekking enthusiasts in Pune. Dating back to the 18th century, this place is an interesting visit to appreciate the charm of ancient architecture nestled in the midst of natural beauty.

Lohagad Fort offers an exciting trek where people can look forward to an adrenaline filled day. Surrounded by beautiful green hills, it also offers various delightful opportunities for photographers and nature lovers to appreciate the panoramic views all around.


  • Location: Lohagad Fort, Lohagad Trek Rd, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: The best time to visit Lohagad Fort is during Monsoon season when the surroundings are most spectacular due to the rains and presence of dark clouds without the scorching sun.  

  • Entry fee: There is no entry fee to visit Lohagad Fort

  • Timings: One can visit the Lohagad Fort from 9 am to 6 pm

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Tapola (146 km from Pune)

Tapola (146 km from Pune)
Often referred to as ‘Mini Kashmir of the West’, Tapola is famous for its splendid natural beauty. It is surrounded by emerald green meadows, forests, lakes, and valleys, that are great for a winter escapade. Tapola is one of the amazing places to Visit near Pune in winter.

Places like these transport you to the simpler and idyllic village life where the pace is slower and you are far away from the chaos of everyday city life.

Distance from Pune:
146 kilometres.

Main attractions: Shivsagar Lake, Vasota Jungle trek, ancient Peshwa period Bhawani Temple. 

Average Temperature: 26.3°C
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Dapoli

Dapoli
A charming beach town, Dapoli is one of the most popular places to visit near Pune in winter. What was once a British camp, Dapoli is now a great winter escapade with its striking beaches.

It is not visited by too many people, which makes it a great place for taking a break from the hustle-bustle of city life. It is often referred to as ‘Mini Mahabaleshwar’ due to its coolly pleasant climate throughout the year.

Distance from Pune: 183 kilometres.

Main attractions: Dapoli Beach, Panhalekaji caves, ancient Keshavraj Temple and Shri Vyaghreshwar Temple. 

Average Temperature: 24°C
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Panhala Fort (241 km from Pune)

Panhala Fort (241 km from Pune)
One of the largest most majestic forts in the Deccan area, Panhala Fort of one of the best places to visit near Pune in winter. This 11th-century fort once served as a major treasury and trade centre and has seen momentous events in the history involving British, Mughals, and the Marathas. It is popular for hundreds of outlook posts and an underground tunnel system.

Distance from Pune: 241 kilometres.

Main attractions: 11th-century Andhar Bavadi, Ambarkhana and Kalavantinicha Mahal, Rajdindi Bastion. 

Average Temperature: 24°C
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Activity Location: Igatpuri, Maharashtra

Trek Start time: 1:30 AM

Trek End time: 12:30 PM

Group size: 20 members per batch

Age limit: Above 15 years

Departure dates: Every Sunday

Summit Height: 5400 Feet

Trek Level: Moderate

Attractions during Trek: Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad and Pabhargad, Ghanchakkar & Harishchandragad


Maharashtra is surrounded by a lot of mystic mountains and panoramic wonders and adding to the highlights, this Kalsubai Sunrise Trek offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience to conquer the highest peak of Maharashtra which is famous for its natural habitat and spellbinding views. While exploring this nature verdant trek, you will get to visit the Kalsubai temple during sunrise which is adorned by surreal greenery and a blissful environment.

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Tarkarli (386 km from Pune)

Tarkarli (386 km from Pune)
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One of the most charming coastal villages near Maharashtra, Tarkali’s long beaches and crystal clear waters are home to dolphins and attract people from all over the country. Winters are the best time to visit the place when the weather is pleasant minus the heat and humidity of the Maharashtra plains and coastal areas.  This is why Tarkali tops the charts when it comes to listing the top places near Pune to visit in winter.

Distance from Pune: 386 kilometres.

Main attractions: Tarkarli Beach, Deobagh, Dhamapur Lake, Sindhudurg Fort.

Average Temperature: 24°C
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22 July 2019
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Place: The scenery there is really breathtaking. All the hills and the lake view is amazing. The place makes you stay there for life long. If you really want a peaceful, beautiful and close to nature place then this place should be on your bucket list. Hospitality: The host Rahul Slave was really humble and a cheerful person to talk. They will try to give their best by providing all kind of basic needs and anything you could ask for at such a remote place. Food: The starters are really amazing. I enjoyed the food as a non-vegetarian. I was really impressed with the tea and poha breakfast. I recommend you to try the breakfast. Activities: They have multiple activities including DJ, Bone Fire, Cricket, Archery, Boating, Badminton, Karaoke etc.
06 May 2015
Excellent
We had a great time at the Bhimashankar Trek. The trekking was quite good and interesting. It was awesome. We had a really lovely time here. It was so worth every penny spent. The trek trails, the surroundings, the backdrop were all just WOW! It was completely worth every penny spent. I personally want to visit here again. The trek was well organized too; thus enhancing the whole trek experience. Thinking back there are no negative experiences at all. It was perfectly a great and a nice experience. The rates were also not that costly and it was definitely worth the time and money we spent on this vacation. I am so recommending this to everyone out there.
"it was an excellent trip.well organised. food was excellent"
"For a long time I was planning to go for a trek but could not find the time. this independence day I just booked a trek to andharban trough this app. the place is wonderful I would say this is the best trek if you are a beginner. Going through dense forest through Giant waterfall and breathtaking scenery. This place Will defenately make you hungry for more of such beautiful exploration. Believe me it is lot better to go out and do something rather than just sleeping in weekends. Go Green."
10 August 2015
Excellent
We had a good trekking experience here in Lonavala. Pune and Lonavala are places that can be viewed in a couple of days. While we planned for a long vacation here, we chose to have a beautiful planned itinerary which involved this trek, and we are super glad that we took it. Regarding the trek, it was a great experience.
I booked the Ashtavinayak trip from Pune and we visited all the eight temples of Lord Ganesh and the temples were renovated very well and there is also a lake Shree Vighnahar Ganpati Temple where boating is available.
17 February 2020
Excellent
It was our first experience there on trekking. Thrillophilia package includes guide so we have a good guide there and he helped us well during this entire trek. The food they gave is quite nice and delicious. Bhimashankar was my personal favourite place in this trek. Our group was of 12 people but we all enjoyed it nicely. Good place and Highly recommended.
21 February 2020
Excellent
Very beautiful place with lots of scenery, the relaxing and calming sunrise was mesmerizing and we loved it. Our guide was a funny and amazing person, he was also taking care of the group and briefed us well about the way and do’s. we had a group photo at the top and the trek was very memorable, will look to do these types of treks again. Thanks
26 February 2020
Excellent
Nice place with a well-mannered guide, I booked it from Thrillophilia for me and my sister, the trek went super fantastic and we had a good company there with us. The only problem was waking us early but as u reach the Bhimashankar, you will feel alive. Must try.
13 March 2020
Excellent
The guide was nice and the food was also up to the mark. The trek was amazing and you must carry your torch with you as the place needs your full attention. Thanks to Thrillophilia and the guide because without them it wouldn’t be possible.

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  1. Which are the best places near Pune to visit in winter for 2 days?

    1. Mumbai: Exhibiting a perfect amalgamation of glamour, modernity and tradition, Mumbai is surely one of the best places to Visit near Pune in Winter. With its chic bar, rustling beaches and array of adventures, this place can entertain almost everyone.

    2. Lonavala: A go to spot for every Punekar, Lonavala is a beautiful hill station preached amidst the hills of Sahyadri. Famous for its lakes and hill forts, this place attracts an array of nature enthusiasts and thrill seekers.

    3. Kamshet: For the ones who wish to indulge in an array of adventurous activities, Kamshet is undoubtedly one of the best places to Visit near Pune in Winter. From paragliding to camping, an array of fun activities can be done here.

    4. Mahabaleshwar: Often referred to as the “Queen of the hills”, the quaint town of Mahabaleshwar is surrounded by splendid hills on all its sides and lets you enjoy a cozy and calm environment.
  2. Which are the famous places to visit near pune within 200 km in winter?

    1. Lavasa: House to colourful buildings and being planned along a water body, Lavasa City is the best location to spend your winters at. From comfy homestays to luxury resorts, all kinds of stay options are available here.

    2. Khandala: If looking for a place which has an old world charm but still manages to provide you with all the modern facilities then Khandala is here for you. From beautifully gushing waterfalls to chic cafes, everything is available here.

    3. Matheran: Located at a distance of 80 KM from Pune, this place is known for its scenic location and the cozy climate. Matheran becomes a paradise in the winters when one can see the clouds resting on the hills, thus making it one of the best places near Pune to Visit in Winter season.

    4. Kolad: Adding the much required thrill to your vacation, Kolad will shower you with some of the most thrilling adventure options. From white water rafting to trekking, you can indulge in various entertainment options here.
  3. Which are the best places to visit near Pune within 50 km in winter?

    1. Kamshet: Famous for being the best location to Paraglide, Kamshet is a truly magnificent place to spend a weekend. Located at a distance of just 47 KM from Pune, this place will offer you a perfect scenic spot to enjoy your winter holidays.

    2. Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park: Home to a wide variety of wildlife including deers, elephants and giraffes, this zoological is the best place to visit near Pune. You can also opt for the safari session and enjoy spotting various rare animals and birds.

    3. Karla Caves: Dating back to the first century BCE, Karla Caves are a group of small Buddhist Shrines loaded with ancient artwork in the form of wall carvings and paintings. Reaching here is an adventure in itself as one will have to hike for a while.

    4. Pawna Lake: Located peacefully in the lap of Sahyadri Range, this lake is known for offering perfect campsites. A visit here in the winters will provide you with the perfect climate to enjoy various activities like boating, camping, trekking and others.
  4. What are the best places to visit near Pune in winter with a girlfriend?

    1. Kamshet:  This is a beautiful hill station in the Western Ghats and ideal for a holiday in the winters. One of the best experiences here is paragliding above the clouds while enjoying the magnificent views of the misty waterfalls, hills, and enchanting hamlets. 

    2. Matheran:  This idyllic hill station is ideal for a romantic and quiet holiday near Pune. Located at about 120 km from Pune there are several attractions in this lovely hill station in the Western Ghats. 

    3. Mahabaleshwar:  Located at 120 km from Pune, Mahabaleshwar is famous for its pristine hills, exotic wildlife, and juicy red strawberries. This is one of the best holiday destinations for couples in the region.

    4. Lavasa:  Be ready for a fun-filled and exciting holiday with your partner in one of the most spectacular destinations, Lavasa. This planned hill station offers a wide array of entertainment and adventure activities to make your holiday a truly memorable one.
  5. What are the famous places to visit near Pune in winter with family?

    1. Lonavala - This is a spectacular holiday destination ideal for a winter vacation with your family. Picturesque hills, beautiful lakes, forts, and caves to explore and so much more to see and do with your loved ones.

    2. Panchgani - Overlooked by the Sahyadri ranges, this enchanting hill town is ideal if you enjoy being one with nature, adventure sports, and activities. Famous attractions here are Rajpuri Caves, Table Land, Dhom Dam, and many others.

    3. Malshej Ghat - This is one of the most popular holiday destinations near Pune in the winter months for families. Besides the picturesque scenery and beautiful flora and fauna, Malshej Ghat is also a famous destination for avid bird watchers. 

    4. Tarkarli - This is a wonderful beach town offering some exciting water sports such as scuba diving, banana boat rides, jet-skiing, and lots more. Other attractions here are the Sindhudurg Fort, Achra Beach, Padma Garh Fort, and Dhampur Lake.