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Last Updated: 09 Sep 2020
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Places near Pune for Couples

Pawna lake, Cocoparra restaurant, Empress garden, Paashha restro, Okayama friendship garden, Della resort, Paasha Restro, Trikaya, World of Veg, Ghoradeshwar Hills, Sinhagad, Lavasa, Kamshet, Lohagad, Khandala, Kune, Karjat and many more!

Raising the bars for the romantic places in India, the bewitching land of Pune befits the saying - ‘Love is in the air’! If you’re looking for a place to spend some ‘we’ time with your beloved, then the romantic places in Pune will give you plenty of it.

Surprise your partner and take them to this perfect holiday destination where you can drive to the hill stations, explore the wild, relish a candlelight dinner at the luxuriant resorts or dance to the beats at raving parties. Serving the right blend of adventure and romance Pune will give you memories that will last forever
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Romantic Places in Pune for Couples

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Pawna Lake

Pawna Lake
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If you’re looking for the most serene and one of the most romantic best places to visit in Pune with girlfriend with adventure experience, Pawna Lake should be on your list. This place is an absolute delight for campers and offers a stunning landscape that is just a treat for the eyes. 

This romantic activity is a wonderful way to express your love surrounded by the beautiful nature and breathtaking surroundings. Camping at Pawna Lake is a wonderful retreat where you can indulge in many thrilling experiences like paragliding, zip lining, campfire, rifle shooting etc.

Location: Pawna Lake, Lonavala, Maharashtra

Timings: Tourists are advised to visit Pawna Lake from the time of sunrise to sunset

Entry Fee: The cost for camping at Pawna Lake is approximately INR 2000/ USD 30.

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Candle Light Dinner at Cocoparra Restaurant

Candle Light Dinner at Cocoparra Restaurant

For the lovers of gastronomy, Cocoparra Restaurant is one of the most romantic couple point in Pune to experience the nightlife and to express your love over an enchanting candlelight dinner. With wonderful interiors and an impeccable ambience, Cocoparra Restaurant is known for astonishing the people with many features like live performances, full bar and an ecstatic nightlife. 

The restaurant is a great place to enjoy a wonderful night and indulge in mouth-watering Continental, North Indian, Italian, and Chinese delicacies.

Location: Survey No. 20 A, Under Kharadi Mundhwa Bridge, Chandan Nagar, Pune, Maharashtra

Timings: The timings are 7:30 pm to 12:00 am on weekdays. For Sundays, Cocoparra Restaurant is open from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm and then from 7:30 pm to 12:00 am.

Entry Fee: The average cost of dining here is from INR 2000/ USD 30

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Empress Gardens

Empress Gardens

One of the most visited romantic places in Pune, Empress Gardens is a delight for couples who seek some privacy. In the midst of sprawling flowers and trees, a romantic stroll with your loved one in Empress Gardens is a great way to express your affection. This garden is a pune  picnic spot and appreciates the wonder of nature in pollution free surroundings in the city of Pune. The garden is also home to some rare species of flora and also hosts an annual flower show attracting many people from all over the city.

Location: It is located near the Race Course in Pune.

Timings: The timings are 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

Entry Fee:  INR 5/ USD 0.077 per person

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Parvati Hill
Amongst the most famous ‘tekdis’ and hillocks in the town of Pune, Maharashtra, Parvati Hill offers visitors gorgeous and stunning views of the surrounding valley. With a history dating back to almost 250 years, Parvati Hill is famous for its temples and museums, in addition to being one of the oldest structures in Pune.

Built in the early mid-17th century, the Parvati Hill Temple Complex can be found on Parvati Hill. The temple is located at the top of the hill and enshrines the idols of Lord Ganesha, Goddess Parvati, Lord Vishnu, Lord Karthikeya as well as Devateshwar. It is also said to have served as the sole place of worship of the Peshwa rulers in the bygone eras.

Situated at an elevation of almost 640 metres above sea level, it is also one of the most beautiful locations in the whole city of Pune and offers a great view of the entire city. One can reach the top of the hill simply by climbing 103 steps which are marked by specialised stone architectural works of the Maratha style.

Moreover, the hillock also has the Parvati Museum, which boasts of age-old manuscripts, rare weaponry and one-of-a-kind coins. Located near the museum are the Sati Monument and Vetal Chabutra. Additionally, the museum complex also houses the Samadhi Sthan of Shrimant Nanasaheb Peshwa.

The Parvati Hill Temple Complex is one of the oldest heritage structures in the city, still serving as a gentle yet magnificent reminder of the rule of the Peshwas in the region. Many old legends suggest that Balaji Bajirao, the Peshwa ruler, used to watch the Battle of Kirkee and the subsequent defeat of the British from this hill.

History of Parvati Hill:



A single hilltop that rests 640 metres above sea level, Parvati Hill has a rich history that dates back to the 17th century. Famous since the days of the Maratha rule, there were many small shrines on its peak. It is during his rule as king when Shivaji Maharaj granted the rights and the seal of Parvati Hill to Priest Mahadbhat, the son of Mudgal Bharat Purandare to maintain the shrines. 

The formation of the main temple has a legend associated with it. According to the legend, the  main temple was built in 1749 by Shrimant Peshwa III Nana Saheb as a means to fulfill his mother’s vow. Kashibai, his mother, was suffering from a chronic foot ailment at the time and went to visit the shrine which was famous for its magical healing powers.  

There, she prayed for her recovery and pledged to build a beautiful temple once she was cured of her ailment. Soon, she recovered and as per her promise, Nana Saheb constructed what is now known as the Parvati Temple on top of Parvati Hill. 

Another belief associated with the Parvati Hill and Temple suggests that Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj, the king of the Maratha dynasty and Shivaji Maharaj’s grandson, had a special place for Nana Saheb Peshwa, who had won his confidence as well as trust. 

Shahu Maharaj treated the young Peshwa like his own son. Naturally, the demise of King Shahu Maharaj was an immense loss to Nana Saheb. So, as a means to pay respect, he brought the late king’s slippers and a Shiva Linga to Pune and placed them in the Parvati Temple. Later on, this shrine came to be known as the Devdeveshwar Temple.
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Osho Garden

Osho Garden

Known for its gorgeous landscapes and tranquil surroundings, Osho Garden is a superb escape for lovers among romantic places in Pune. This place is heralded as a premier Spiritual Disneyland and is a dedicated resort for yoga and meditation.

Tourists here can look forward to be having a fantastic time over a cup of delicious coffee amidst the serene surroundings. Osho Garden is a wonderful place to take delight in the marvel of nature and express your love in the most captivating setting in Pune.

Location: No.17, Welcome Center, 1st Lane, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra

Timings: The timings at Osho Garden are from 6:00 am to 10:30 pm

Entry Fee: The charge for entry stickers at Osho Garden is INR 870/ USD 13

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Khadakwasla Dam

Khadakwasla Dam

Entrancing the couples like flames to moth, the panoramic views of the Khadakwasla Dam can barely be put into words. Situated at the National Defense Academy bases and Central Water and Power Research Station (CPRWS), the place is safe and least crowded.

You can watch the birds which come flocking to the reservoir, enjoy a stroll through the green meadows along the Peacock Bay, stop shift to the ‘Chowpatty’, or just enjoy your partner’s company in this undisturbed beauty. Sound of the flowing waters against the backdrop of mesmerising surrounding with a lovely weather makes this one of the dreamlike romantic places in Pune.

Location:
Khadakwasla Village, Pune

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Rooftop Dining at Paasha Restro

Rooftop Dining at Paasha Restro
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Charm yourself with an enticing wine and dine experience at the famous Paasha Restaurant in Pune. It is hailed as one of the most romantic places in Pune for those who wish to dine under the stars and love a wonderful meal to taste like heaven in their mouths.

It specialises in serving North Indian delicacies and offers some of the magnificent views of the city. Paasha Restaurant is your place to go if you’re looking forward to a memorable escape with your better half.

Location: JW Marriott Hotel, Senapati Bapat Road, Central Pune

Timings: It is open from 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm from Sunday to Thursday. For Fridays and Saturdays, the timings are from 6:30 pm to 1:30 pm.

Entry Fee: The cost for dining here is approximately INR 2500/ USD 40

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Okayama Friendship Garden

Okayama Friendship Garden
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Also known as the Japenese Pune Garden or Pu La Deshpande Garden, this is one of the most surreal romantic places in Pune that you cannot miss out on. Constituting of the upraised bamboo plantations, raging waterfalls, Japanese constructions, perfectly trimmed lawn, legendary straw bridges, thatch huts, and the well-kept pathways, this garden is a perfect destination to take a romantic walk amidst the flora and fauna.

Home to a few rare plants, the gardens will also invoke your interest as you can learn something new together. Intricately beautiful this garden is your go-to place if you wish to spend a day reading or playing board games together. 

Location:
Sinhgad Rd, Pune Okayama Friendship Garden, Dattawadi, Pune, Maharashtra 

Timing:
6 am to 10.30 am / 4 pm to 8 pm

Entry fee:
INR 10 per adult and INR 5 per child

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Night Stay at Della Resort in Lonavala

Night Stay at Della Resort in Lonavala
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This luxury resort near Pune is a lavish escape for couples wishing to surround themselves in exquisite luxury and take away an unforgettable experience. Della Resort is one of the most romantic destinations in Pune and boasts of an astounding landscape that makes you feel the captivating power of nature. 

A night stay at Della Resort in Lonavala is a splendid experience for tourists and comes along with many luxuries like a wonderful dinner at one of their top restaurants, spa, a swanky nightclub, fitness centre and some of the most picturesque locations.

Location: Kunegaon, Lonavala, Maharashtra 

Timings: The check-in is at 2 pm and the check out time is 12 pm.

Entry Fee: The average charge for a hotel room at Della Resort starts at approximately INR 12000/ USD 185

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Trikaya

Trikaya

A perfect place for a timeless candlelight dinner with your beloved, Tirkaya glows with sparkling lights, soothing ambience, and an entrancing food experience, open all day and night. The perfect commingling of the taste, music, and beauty, this place will certainly flatter all your senses and give you the best romance baked experience.

The Pork Ribs, BBQ Paneer, Chicken Satay, Drunken Pork, and are some of the must-try dishes to be included in your platter. Enjoy few moments away from the worldly affairs with your beloved and bring the flaring spark back in your life!

Location:
Sinhgad Rd, Pune Okayama Friendship Garden, Dattawadi, Pune, Maharashtra 

Timings:
12:00 P.M. to 12:30 A.M.

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Mulshi Dam

Mulshi Dam

Cascading water, flourishing greenery, soothing weather, and your partner's hand in yours, the Mulshi Dam serves the perfect elopement from the worldly worries, rendering you the much-wanted quality time with your partner.

One of the best romantic places in Pune, this dam is also a thriving picnic destination where you can lie together and spend a day in the sprawling meadows reading books or playing board games.  Pack a basket full of munchies and stay here till the stars shine down to entice the breathtaking view of the night sky. 

Location:
Mula River, Taluka Mulshi, Pune

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Olive Bistro

Olive Bistro

A pleasantly old-fashioned cafe brisking with the Mediterranean vibes, Olive Bistro leaves no stone unturned to charm you with its elegant and cosy setting. Each sitting area has something unique about it whether it is their regular seats, ones near the porch, high table or the outdoor seats.

Gleaming with soft lights, welcoming ambience, white furniture, greenery, pebbled pathway, and soothing music, this alluring place will certainly give you the best moments of your life. For better experience, you must try Baked Cannelloni, Orange Marinated Grilled Chicken, Corn and Jalapeno Cakes, Herb Chicken Skewers, Capricciosa, and Penne Arrabiata. 

Location: 
6, Bund Garden Rd, Camp, Pune, Maharashtra

Cost for two:
INR 1,600 approximately

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Exotica

Exotica

Exotica is one of the amazing places near Pune for couples and it is also popular for its rooftop views looking onto clear skies and Pune skyline, Exotica is one of the best places to visit in Pune with girlfriend. The place is spacious ensuring ample privacy for couples who want to spend time over a quiet dinner.

The outdoor seating is great with artificial grass and lots of greenery lending it a peacfeul vibe letting you enjoy a leisurely dinner date or drinks with your loved one. Exotica offers a buffet-style lunch and dinner and even has a live barbecue corner. It’s also a great place to hear live music along with enjoying its great range of cocktails and beers.

Location: 7th Floor, Tower C, Panchshil Tech Park, Near Pune Golf Course, Yerawada, Pune.

Price: Approximately Rs. 1,400 per couple.

Timing: Every day 12:30 pm to 11:30 pm.

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Evviva Sky Lounge

Evviva Sky Lounge
One of the best places near Pune for couples to spend that special day with your girlfriend, Evviva Sky Lounge is a luxuriously charming place. The French windows of this 8th-floor lounge offer uninterrupted views of the hilly vistas around. It is an amazing experience to see the sky here changing colours at the time of the sunset.

The soft chandelier lights illuminate the glitzy seatings surrounded by beautiful floor lighting and psychedelic coloured ceilings. Also, the great cocktails and delicious Lebanese and Mughlai dishes here make this one of the best places to go with girlfriend in Pune.

Location: CTS 37 & 37/1, 8th floor, Crowne Plaza, Pune City Centre, Bund Garden Road, Pune.

Price: Approximately Rs. 2,500 per couple.

Timing: Every day 4:00 pm to 1:00 am.
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Atmosphere 6

Atmosphere 6

This incredibly beautiful lounge is one of the best places near Pune for couples. The openness of the place gives you a feeling of being far away from the noise of the city. The rooftop of Atmosphere 6 is great for a night out as you enjoy your meal in their cosy cocoon-style chairs.

The entire place is lit up with soft floor lights, clinking chandeliers, and illuminated curtains. Look onto the glitzy night-lights of Pune as you tuck in scrumptious Mughlai food, unique cocktails, and desserts.

Location: Floor 6, Lunkad Skymax, Viman Nagar, Pune.

Price: Approximately Rs. 1,700 per couple.

Timing: Every day 12:00 pm to 12:00 am.

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World of Veg

World of Veg

Experience the vegetarian twirl at the World of Veg, which will make you exclaim - could it get any greener! Shining chic furniture, fascinating green props, mood-elevating backdrop, and lip-smacking vegetarian food, the place has it all for the perfect date you are planning.

For the people who believe in the superiority of non-vegetarian food over vegetarian should definitely visit this place and savour the magic of vegetarian food with their partners. Make sure you try their Paneer Peshawari Tikka, Paneer Satay, Paan Kulfi, Paan Shot, and  Spicy Guava Mocktail to entice your taste buds. 

Location:
7th Floor, Ramsukh House, Ganeshkhind Road, Near Sancheti Hospital, Shivaji Nagar, Pune

Timings:
12:15 P.M. to 11:15 P.M.

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Ghoradeshwar Hills

Ghoradeshwar Hills

A mandatory best places to visit in Pune with girlfriend when in Pune, this 30-minute trek along the rugged terrains Ghoradeshwar Hills will savour you the best moments of your trip. A perfect adventure to take up, this is just the right place for the couple who are not interested in a do-nothing vacation.

Helping in strengthening your bond this activity together away from the hustle and bustle of the monotonous busy life will definitely be a muscle tiring yet romantic thing to do on your Pune Vacations, worth every hurdle. Entice the eye-feasting experience of watching the striking sunset or sunrise at the summit and let the serenity of the place seep in. 

Location:
Talegaon Dabhade, Maharashtra

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Sinhagad (38 km from Pune)

Sinhagad (38 km from Pune)

Sinhagad, which translates to Lion's Fort is a favourite among places to visit near Pune for couples. It is especially popular for trekking and is often visited by friends, families, and couples alike. Legend has it that the fort was built over 2000 years ago and was originally called Kondana. Over the eras it passed down from the Nizams, to the Marathas and was then seized by the British.

Sinhagad Fort comprises two gates, one facing the town of Kalyan and the other facing the city of Pune. There are also numerous temples, military stables, and a brewery within the premises that you can visit on your trek. The 3 km trek takes approximately one hour and you're welcomed by magnificent views of dams and the mountain valley. If you're travelling with your loved one, we'd definitely recommend the monsoon for a truly romantic experience!

Distance from Pune: 38 kms

Main Attractions: Sinhagad Fort, WInd Point, Okayama Friendship Garden

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Lonavala

Lonavala

Surprise your better half with a romantic getaway to Khandala bask in spectacular views and postcard-perfect landscapes. Lonavala desis a hill town located at the top end of Bor Ghat and one of the most exquisite romantic places to visit near Pune. 

This fascinating tourist destination is a favourite spot for love-birds who wish to indulge in adventures like hiking and camping. Moreover, it is a mesmerising place for nature lovers who just want to relax and unwind. Some of the popular tourist attractions in Khandala are Amrutanjan Point, Bhushi Lake, Karla and Bhaja Cave, Tiger’s Leap etc.

Location: Khandala is located 71 kilometres away from Pune.

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Lavasa (57 km from Pune)

Lavasa (57 km from Pune)

Inspired by the Italian town of Portofino, Lavasa is India’s first planned hill station and a must-visit owing to its exemplary artificial beauty and fine architecture. The picturesque town is just like what you’d visualise in a book, comprising hotels, resorts, schools, malls, residential and corporate spaces and more.

Spread over 25000 acres of land and 7 hills, Lavasa is a great destination to get away from the hustle of the city and spend a leisurely weekend. The lush green hills and lakefront view from the hill station simply add to the allure of this man made town.

Distance from Pune: 57 kms

Main Attractions: Nature Trail, Dasve Lake, Town Hall Viewpoint

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Kamshet (47 km from Pune)

Kamshet (47 km from Pune)

A picturesque hill station in the heart of the Western Ghats, Kamshet is well known for paragliding and is often considered an adventure abode. Dotted with small villages, huts and markets, the town is surrounded by beautiful paddy fields and sunflower gardens, which makes for an appealing destination for a weekend getaway.

Apart from being a paragliding paradise, Kamshet is also home to numerous resorts and homestays where you can reside for the weekend while getting lost in the beauty of this town.

Distance from Pune: 47 kms

Main Attractions: Bedse Caves, Bhaja Caves, Wet n’ Wild Waterpark

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Lohagad (58 km from Pune)

Lohagad (58 km from Pune)

At an impressive height of 3400 feet, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is frequented by all from near and afar. Natural beauty and ancient architecture makes for the perfect amalgamation at Lohagad Fort, making it an ideal trekking destination.

The trek to the fort is a short yet thrilling one, which is perfect for amateurs as well as novices. Controlled by the mighty Maratha rulers, Lohagad Fort is believed to house the treasury of Shivaji Maharaj. Upon reaching the top of the fort, you are welcomed by panoramic views of natural beauty and the historic Visapur Fort too, which is connected to Lohagad and is considered to be its twin. While you’re making your way up the steep slopes to the fort, it is only wise to visit both for a truly satisfying visit.

Distance from Pune: 58 kms

Main Attractions: Bhaja Caves, PAwna Lake, Lohagad Fort, Visapur Fort

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Khandala (71 km from Pune)

Khandala (71 km from Pune)

The iconic hill station of Khandala serves as the perfect weekend getaway with its misty mountains, scenic hills and serene waters. If you're looking for nothing in particular but a nature's retreat to enjoy, then this place is one of the best places to visit in Pune with girlfriend where you can laze around with your beloved girlfriend! Located only a short distance away from Pune, the hill station provides good respite from the heat, which is why it is among preferred places to visit near Pune in summer for couples, as for others too.

You can explore the Duke's Nose, trek to the Karla Hills or go rock climbing together as you bask in nature's glory! 

Distance from Pune: 71 kms

Main Attractions: Lohagad Fort, Karla Caves, Visapur Fort, Imagica

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Kune Waterfall (71 km from Pune)

Kune Waterfall (71 km from Pune)

At an altitude of 622 metres, with the beautiful Sahayadris making for the perfect backdrop, Kune Falls are among the top places to visit near Pune in summer for couples. Gushing down from a height of 200 metres, Kune Falls is a three-tiered fall surrounded by extensive vegetation that adds to the beauty of this visual.

While being a popular attraction in the monsoon, Kune Falls is also worth visiting in the summer, when you need some respite from the heat and the waterfall obliges. You can take a dip in the cool pool formed by the falls or simply relax here with your loved one by your side. Don't forget to click a few selfies amidst the natural beauty to capture memories for a lifetime.

Distance from Pune: 71 kms

Main Attractions: Kune Falls, Della Adventure Park

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Karjat (102 km from Pune)

Karjat (102 km from Pune)

Karjat is considered one of the best places to visit near Pune in monsoon for couples, owing to its exciting watersports and abundant greenery that looks mesmerising in the monsoon. Being a hill station the weather in Karjat is perfect for most of the year and is great for a weekend getaway.

There are umpteen activities here including river rafting, trekking, hiking and mountain climbing for thrill seekers. In the monsoon Karjat is in full bloom and makes for a wonderful romantic destination to visit with your better half.

Distance from Pune: 102 kms

Main Attractions: Sondai Fort, Irshalgad, Nishiland Water Park, Morbe Dam

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Matheran (113 km from Pune)

Matheran (113 km from Pune)

Looking for a cozy hill station to escape to? Look no further! Matheran, which literally translates to ‘overhead forest’ is the smallest hill station in Maharashtra, yet a tourist favourite for its spectacular scenery and serenity. This automobile-freetown is ideal for long walks with your partner, treading on the red sands and admiring the hilly vistas across.

There are more than 30 viewpoints here that open up to panoramic views of valleys and mountains. Great for adventure seekers, all these points have to be trekked to, and on reaching your destination you can sit atop and breathe in the beauty of the crimson sunrise and violet sunset here.

Distance from Pune: 113 kms to Neral followed by a train to Matheran

Main Attractions: Echo Pint, Garbett Point, Alexander Point

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Mahabaleshwar (120 km from Pune)

 Mahabaleshwar (120 km from Pune)

A treat for travellers, Mahabaleshwar is one of the most preferred destinations in Maharashtra. Being an all-season holiday destination, Mahabaleshwar’s enchanting beauty, lush landscapes, magnificent rivers, majestic mountains and of course, extensive strawberry farms make it the perfect destination for couples, families, and friends too.

You can visit the Mapro Garden for the Mahabaleshwar Special Strawberries and Cream, go strawberry picking with your loved one, and sip on some strawberry wine while admiring the panoramic beauty of the hill station. You can also sit atop the numerous points here and admire the gleaming sunset, which promises to be a truly romantic moment a couple can share.

Distance from Pune: 120 kms

Main Attractions: Pratapgad, Venna Lake, Mapro Garden, Elephant’s Head Point

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Kaas Plateau (136 km from Pune)

Kaas Plateau (136 km from Pune)

Being declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it comes as no surprise that the Kaas Plateau is popular among places to visit near Pune for couples. The stunning landscapes with lakes, flora, fauna truly make for a romantic stop. Housing 850 species of flowers and sprawled over 1000 hectares of land, Kaas Plateau is called Maharashtra's Valley of Flowers for all the right reasons.

While monsoon adds a romantic vibe to the destination, the best time to visit the plateau, especially for couples, is between August to October when the flowers are in full bloom and a sight worth beholding, as birds and butterflies flutter around creating a pleasurable experience!

Distance from Pune: 136 kms

Main Attractions: Vajrai Waterfall, Kaas Patthar, Kaas Lake

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Alibaug (143 km from Pune)

 Alibaug (143 km from Pune)

Tucked away in the Konkan region, Alibag is a great getaway for couples as it offers loads of activities to engage in. Replete with beaches, temples, and forts, Alibag is a great destination for water sports, boat rides, and for enjoying stunning views of the Gateway of India from the many beaches of Alibaug.

The town’s visual appeal also makes for a great photoshoot destination with its abundant coconut trees and glistening sands and sea, which also lends a romantic vibe to this location.

Distance from Pune: 143 kms

Main Attractions: Alibaug Beach, Kolaba Fort

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Kolad (146 km from Pune)

Kolad (146 km from Pune)

Maharashtra's most preferred spot for white water rafting, the thrill and enjoyment that Kolad offers is unparalleled! Located in Maharashtra's Raigad district, Kolad has plenty of waterfalls that cascade down smoothly giving way to gurgling waters of the Kundalika River that appear milky white.

The water meanders and makes for a great rafting destination amidst the breathtaking views of the Sahyadris in the background and lush green meadows ahead. Apart from rafting, visitors can also partake in rafting, rappelling and kayaking among a hoard of other activities. Coupled with forts, dams and Mother Nature in all its glory, Kolad is among the preferred
places to visit near Pune in monsoon for couples.

Distance from Pune: 146 kms

Main Attractions: Tamhini Ghat, Bhira Dam, Ghosala Fort

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Mumbai (150 km from Pune)

Mumbai (150 km from Pune)

The City of Dreams is one of the most favourite places to visit near Pune for couples in monsoon given that the view of the Queen's Necklace and other sights is a treat to the eyes, especially during this season.

Being one of the most developed metropolitan cities in India, Mumbai has something for everyone! Tourist attractions, pubs and restaurants, theatre, celeb spotting and so much more that you'd be spoilt for choice! Skyscrapers and slums blend together just like Mumbai's diverse cultures and the city boasts of stories like none other!

Distance from Pune: 150 kms

Main Attractions: Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Marine Drive, CST

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Dabhol (212 km from Pune)

Dabhol (212 km from Pune)

Dabhol may be a small seaport along Maharashtra's coast, but it's surreal beauty is the reason why it's amongst the favoured places to visit near Pune for couples. Originally known for being the prime port of trade being done across the Red Sea, Mediterranean and the Gulf, Dabhol is now known for the LNG Power Plant that was set up here.

The Vashishti River meandering and flowing through the town is definitely a sight worth witnessing, as are the other tourist spots here that are worth a visit.

Distance from Pune: 212 kms

Main Attractions: Gopalgad, Anjanvel Lighthouse, Kolthare Beach

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Palghar (243 km from Pune)

Palghar (243 km from Pune)

Great for trekking and camping, the town of Palghar is visited by enthusiastic tourists seeking thrill. The temperature here is always average, neither too hot nor too cold, making it a comfortable spot throughout the year.

Palghar has a few local attractions, but what stands out is its natural beauty which makes it a frequented tourist destination. It is primarily an industrial area, but the business sector blends in beautifully with the natural bounty, creating a perfect amalgamation of home away from home. If you’re looking at just strolling around and relaxing with your partner by your side, we’d definitely recommend Palghar.

Distance from Pune: 243 kms

Main Attractions: Kaldurg Fort, Waghoba Waterfall

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Goa (448 km from Pune)

Goa (448 km from Pune)

Goa needs no introduction, for this is where the seas meet the sun, modish pubs meet Portuguese architecture, beaches meet bars, and the city is dotted with shacks that plate up divine food to complete your trip. Goa’s heritage, culture, cuisine, and sightseeing is truly incomparable.

The forts here are all worth a visit, as are the narrow streets lined with small shops to take away some memories and mementos from Goa. Stretching across a 100 km coastline, and making way for sumptuous sunsets across the sea, Goa is the ideal all-year destination to visit with your loved one. 

Distance from Pune: 448 kms

Main Attractions: Aguada Fort, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Calangute Beach, Chapora Fort

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Daman (305 km from Pune)

Daman (305 km from Pune)

A place that needs no introduction; Daman has long been amongst the top places to visit near Pune for couples. Steeped in history and rich in culture, Daman is surrounded by cool beaches, lush greenery and exemplary beauty that boasts of nature's bounty.

A great shopping experience that offers an array of handcrafted items and leather goods is what adds to the beauty of Daman. Liquor too is available at great prices, which makes for another reason why this town is a favourite, especially among the youngsters. Daman often seems like a mini version of Goa, which is why travellers enjoy visiting this destination.

Distance from Pune: 305 kms

Main Attractions: Bom Jesus Church, St. Jerome Fort, Jampore Beach

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22 July 2019
Excellent
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.
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.
11 January 2016
Excellent
Bhimashankar Trek In Maharashtra is one of its kind of a special trek that is such a country side trek. One can’t experience such a trek generally in other trek trails. Lonavala is by itself a beauty and this trek adds more grace to it. I had a great time at this trek. I personally loved the trek trails so much that I am planning to do this trek again sometime. As a trekker, you will experience bliss as the trek takes you back to the good old country trek experience. As a nature lover I had a great time with the surroundings.
27 June 2015
Excellent
The trek was fun and exciting. The locality and surroundings were brilliant. I have been to many treks but this trek was one of the best trek I ever had. I seriously recommend this trek to all those who want to go out with friends. Worth spending on this trek :)
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.
It is one of the best trips of my life. If you love adventurous and trekking place then you will love to visit Lonavala and Khandala, The views are brilliant and the vibe nice and Lonavala lake is very beautiful lake, surrounded by mountain. The scenery is very heart warming, I instantly fall in love with the place.
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.

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  1. Which are the best places to visit near Pune for couples in monsoon?

    1. Karjat: This lush green hill station comes alive during the monsoons and it is one of the best places to visit if you want to be one with nature. You can explore the waterfalls and go trekking in the thick forested valleys during the day and explore the Fort at night. 

    2. Matheran:  This is a beautiful, quiet, and relaxing place with an enchanting feel of timelessness. There are no vehicles in Matheran and you can enjoy trekking, rappelling, camping and so much more. 

    3. Kaas Plateau: Kaas Plateau is breathtaking during the monsoons when the flowers bloom and the whole valley is converted into this beautifully colorful carpet of exotic wildflowers and lush green flora. 

    4. Kolad: If you enjoy adventure sports and river rafting together then Kolad is the best place to visit for couples during the monsoons. It offers some of the best white water rafting spots in the region. 
  2. Which are the famous places to visit near Pune for couples within 200 km?

    1. Mahabaleshwar: This is one of the most popular weekend getaways for couples from Pune. This luxurious hill station is famous for its strawberries, rolling hills, lush green meadows, thick forests and a wide variety of exotic wildlife and flora. 

    2. Alibaug:  Alibaug is a popular beach destination near Pune with magnificent beaches, majestic sea forts and mouth-watering seafood. Enjoy the breathtaking sunsets, wonderful fresh air and heartfelt tranquility of this beautiful beach town near Pune. 

    3. Kune:  One of the most spellbinding attractions here is the Kune Falls which cascades down a three-tiered fall. This place is ideal to visit both in the summer as well as the monsoons. You can enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool formed by the waterfall. 

    4. Khandala: This lush green hill station is surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and has many attractions such as ancient caves, beautiful lakes, cascading waterfalls, and wonderful trekking trails. 
  3. What are the best places to visit in Pune with girlfriend in summers?

    1. Khandala: Khandala can be the best options to head out for a romantic getaway in the middle of spectacular views and picture-perfect landscapes. It happens to be one of the most fascinating romantic destinations close to Pune. 

    2. Tamhini Ghat Hill Station: If you wish to gear up for an enthralling day trip with your girlfriend, then you can visit Tamhini Ghat hill station, which is known as one of the most splendid couple points near Pune. The calming ambience and serene natural beauty will ignite the spark of love. 

    3. Osho Garden: Sipping a cup of coffee and romancing over it would be one more great way to spend some quality time with your girlfriend in Pune. Osho Garden is known for its gorgeous landscapes and tranquil surroundings. 
  4. Which are the best places to visit in Pune with a girlfriend at night?

    Here are some of the best places to visit in Pune with girlfriend in night:

    1. Pawna Lake night campsite: This would be one of the serene and romantic places in Pune that you can visit with your girlfriend at night. Take part in the adventure activities and overlook the stunning landscape treating your senses.

    2. Cocoparra Restaurant: If you were thinking about having a candlelit dinner with your girlfriend, then there is no better place than Cocoparra Restaurant. The best part of this restaurant is its interior decors and ambiance which sets a romantic vibe.

    3. Passha Restro: Being at this place would be the best way to spend your evening hours as you can dine out with your girlfriend on the rooftop dining space overlooking the glittering city.

    4. Della Resorts: A night stay at Della Resorts with your girlfriend would be just pleasurable and fun. The resort is known for its amazing adventure offerings and comfortable stay.
  5. Is Lonavala safe for couples?

    Absolutely. Lonavala is one of the most visited tourist destinations by couples. It is safe to travel and stay in during the day. At night, the streets can get dark and you would find lesser people. However, many clubs, restaurants and dhabas in Lonavala are open till late at night.