Pune Travel Guide


Pune is one of the biggest cities of the Indian state of Maharashtra and is well known for its students’ community and nightlife. A number of high quality educational centers in Pune and the expansion of IT industries have led to the proliferation of good hotels and restaurants. The hill forts surrounding the city will offer a bird’s eye view of the place in a fantastic way.


The pleasant climate of Pune makes it an ideal spot of visit for the tourists. However the months from March to May are hot and it is better to avoid those times. With the onset of rains accompanied by heavy thunderstorms in May, the climate becomes cooler. There is a domestic airport in Pune and you can reach Pune by air from major Indian cities. Another option is to reach Mumbai by air and take private taxi or buses to the city.


The Pune railway station is equipped with all modern facilities that will be of much help to the travelers. The National Highways NH4, NH9 and NH50 connect Pune with other Indian cities namely Mumbai, Vijayawada and Nasik respectively. There are various modes of transport to get around such as autos, buses, cars, suburban trains and motorcycles.


There are many places of tourist interest in Pune and some of them are Tribal Museum, Mahatma Phule Museum, National War Museum, Aga Khan Palace, Bund Garden, Darshan Museum and Bhimshankar Wildlife Sanctuary. There are some hill stations and getaways like Diveagar beach located at a distance of few hundred kilometers from the city.


Pune could be said as the shoppers’ paradise of the techno geeks. Since many IT people live here, there are lots of electronic outlets found in the city that sell high quality gadgets. You can also find a number of shopping malls. If you are interested in making good bargain then you have street side shops that sell these items. Kolhapur is located at a distance of few hours’ drive from Pune and so you can find Kolhapuri chappals available at cheaper prices in the place and these are noted for their softness.


The budget eateries are found in the Fergusson College Road and in ABC Farms and Koregaon Park area you can find good multi-cuisine restaurants that serve you Indian, continental, Chinese, Italian and American dishes. These are opened till late nights and many of them have bars attached to them. Misals and fritters are the famous and favorite food of Pune and these are sold in Pune restaurants located around Peth areas.


An important activity that you will love to do during your stay at Pune is to go for camping. There are many camping places located around the city. When considering the choices of hotels to stay, many budget Pune hotels are found near Fergusson College Road and Tilak Road areas. There are also splurges in Pune and you can get all latest facilities here. Though the charges are high, you can get good discount if you are travelling in off season times. A good Pune travel guide will help you in this regard.

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