Sometimes planning a trip outside your state can be quite a task if you miss out on train reservations and so on. And if you want to explore some offbeat places in Maharashtra, then you should head to Pune. There are a lot of trains, which go to Pune, just make sure you get good train food service. While everyone is holidaying at Mahabaleshwar, Matheran, Lonavala and other common Maharashtra attractions, you can go and explore something different. Also 5 Tips To Keep In Mind While Traveling On A Train In Mumbai.
This small town is nestled in the hills and is magical during the rains. You can reside at the farmstay here, which is simple and sweet. You can visit the Guhagar Beach and enjoy the star studded skies in the evening. The greenery of Chiplun will give you peace and tranquility.
This small village is situated in Ahmednagar in Maharashtra and is beautiful. Enjoy the misty hills and trek to the Ratangard Fort. You cannot miss out on the Wilson Dam and Radha Falls, which are absolutely stunning. The famous Umbrella Waterfall is one place you have to go to when in this tiny village.
Located in between Lonavala and Khandala, this is a good weekend getaway from your busy schedule. Enjoy walks through the green fields, gurgling streams and waterfalls along your way. This place is a perfect place for romantics. Besides that, adventurous people too can enjoy some simple trekking here.
Have you ever wondered where Shah Rukh Khan’s Swades was filmed? Well, it was shot at none other than Wai. This is a calm, isolated and beautiful small town. Located on the banks of Krishna River, you will be mesmerized by the beauty of the nature. If you love photography, then you will have a great time here. This getaway has tons of serene views to capture.
If you could not visit the Valley of Flowers, do not fret! Satara post the monsoons is nothing less than the Valley of Flowers. The former capital of Maratha Empire still rekindles the beauty from the past. This is a nature lovers delight post the rains.
Relax and calm down at one of the most isolated beaches at the Konkan coast. The Harnai Beach is soon becoming a popular tourist spot. You will find white sand, rocky coasts and nature all around you while at Harnai Beach. Enjoy the stunning sunset with no crowd around. This is a photographer’s paradise.
So, this monsoon and post monsoon avoid all the hustle bustle of the city and go to one of these spots to have an amazing weekend. These places are a great place for family retreats and some fun with friends. Other than that, couples too can enjoy some alone time at offbeat destinations in Pune. Besides all this, getting a train for Pune is super simple. Make sure you carry your camera with you to capture the gorgeous views.
The author is a travel junkie and loves discovering offbeat locations. Read some of her articles at www.travelkhana.com