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Best Things To Do in Pune

Pune is a total explorer’s destination. From trekking to camping, the state is the marvel of western India, and has the most incredible adventure opportunities for you to indulge in. Pack your bags for one of the most enthralling weekend getaway trips near Mumbai with a rafting trip to the beautiful Kolad River amidst a picturesque landscape and cloud touching peaks. Along with rafting, you can participate in different adventure activities and the many best things to do in Pune. Kunegaon’s Della Adventure is considered to be India’s largest adventure park sprawling across an area of around 5 acres. With around 70 activities, it's a perfect place to release all your cobwebs of routine life while delighting in various exciting available activities. The lush greenery of Amba Ghat and its misty allure will lead you to a trance like state. Located on the Ratnagiri-Kolhapur road, Amba Ghat is a popular tourist destination and the expedition also includes travelling to the wonders of Waghzara Tiger Reserve known for its tigers and also explore the Konkan Darshan point which also has one of the best trekking trails in Maharashtra.

 

With a long-drawn history stretching back to 2,000 years, Pune is a trove of cultural evolution. The four Hindu, Muslim, Maratha, and the British eras have left an indelible presence through architecture and local customs. A day-long tour is bound to amaze with its sheer depth of history and iconic places such as Pataleshwar Rock Temple, Dargah of Shaikh Salla, Lal Mahal, and Kasba Ganapati.Join this tour and embark on a cultural exploration of Pune to trace complex. Or going trekking in Harishchandragad, situated in the Maslej region of the Western Ghats is one of the most famous hill forts. Located in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, this quaint sleepy region is known for its scenic beauty and rustic sights. With so many amazing and interesting things to do in Pune, are you booking your tickets, yet? So, make your trip fast to experience the best things to do in Pune.

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Attractions

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Pawna Lake

Enjoy the wonder of nature by paying a visit to the exquisite Pawna Lake when you are in Pune. Its paradise location is something that you will not be able to forget anytime soon. 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 ambience makes this place a beautiful destination near Lonavala and Khandala to enjoy an idyllic weekend.

It was created as an artificial water reservoir and offers a soothing time to relax with nature. People keep flocking to Pawna Lake for its postcard-perfect landscape. The place is known for its wonderful climate and offers a serene retreat away from the noise of usual city life. Pawna Lake is also known to attract nature lovers due to the number of flora and fauna which can be seen around the lake. Some of the activities which you can look forward to enjoying at Pawna Lake are camping, paragliding, sightseeing etc.


  • Location: Pawna Lake, Pune

  • Best Time to visit: The best time to visit this place is during the monsoon season

  • Entry fee: There is no entry fee for visiting Pawna Lake

  • Timings: This place can be visited from morning till evening.

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Raigad Fort

Raigad Fort is a majestic fort in Maharashtra which you can see in Sahyadri mountain ranges of Western Ghats. The fort is a symbol of Maratha pride and one of the great reminders of the history of Marathas. It was named as Gibraltar of the East by the British due to its strategic location and one of the most important landmarks in the city of Pune.

Some main attractions of Raigad Fort are the Hirakani Buruj, Maha Darwaja, the King’s Durbar, Takmak Tok, Jagdishwar Mandir etc. The fort has become a major tourist spot for its trekking opportunities where one needs to climb up to 1737 steps and enjoy a breath-taking view of the landscape. For those who wish to give trekking a miss, there is a splendid ropeway ride to give you goosebumps as you move through the winds with an exquisite aerial view of the landscape. The place has been dubbed as one of the most exciting Pune tourist destinations for history lovers and adventure freaks.


  • Location: Raigad Fort, Raigad, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: The best time to visit Raigad Fort is from November to March

  • Entry fee: The cost of an entry ticket for Indians is INR 10 / USD 0.15 and for foreigners, it is INR 100/ USD 1.54

  • Timings: Tourists can visit Raigad Fort from 10 am to 6 pm every day

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Panshet Dam

Also famous as Tanaji Sagar Dam, Panshet Dam is one of the top places to visit in Pune for adventure enthusiasts.  Perched beautifully in the Sahyadri Ranges, Panshet Dam is a visual delight with a surreal landscape that offers a soothing retreat. Panshet Dam is encompassed by luxuriant hills and a number of thundering waterfalls that makes it a perfect place for nature lovers too.

Tourists here can look forward to savouring an adrenaline rush by partaking in a number of water sports. Some of the popular water sports enjoyed here are kayaking, boating and few rides like the banana ride and water scooters. Other activities which you can enjoy here are trekking and camping in the midst of nature.


  • Location: Panshet Dam, Ambi River, Pune District, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit:  The best time to make a visit to Panshet Dam is during the monsoon days or in the evenings of the winter season

  • Entry fee: During the weekdays the entry fees for an adult is INR 250/USD 3.75 and for a child is INR 170/ USD 2.62. For the weekends the entry fees for a child in INR 230/ USD 3.54 and for an adult is INR 300/ USD 4.62

  • Timings: Tourists can visit here from 10:00 am in the morning to 6:00 pm in the evening.

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Shinde Chhatri

Dedicated to the Maratha leader Mahadji Shinde, this place is a popular tourist attraction in Pune. Being an important reminder of the Maratha rule in India’s history, this place is hailed as a significant landmark. There is a memorial devoted to the great ruler Shinde and the place also houses a temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and built by Shinde himself.

It boasts of an interesting architecture replete with intricate carvings and beautifully aligns Rajasthani design with Anglo style. The splendid designs have withstood the passage of time and still considered to be one of the gorgeous pieces of architecture in Pune. The place was constructed following the Vaastu Hara rules and represent a fine amalgamation of two beautiful cultures. Shinde Chhatri is now maintained by Shinde Devasthan Trust, Gwalior and attracts many lovers of art and history in Pune.


  • Location: Shinde Chhatri is located in Wanawadi in Pune

  • Best Time to visit: The months from July to February are the most preferred time to visit here

  • Entry fee: The entry fees at Shinde Chhatri is INR 5/ USD 0.07

  • Timings: The timings to visit here from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm


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Saras Baug

One of the most scenic attractions in Pune, Saras Baug is a great place to plan a visit with your friends and family. This place is popular its beautiful 25-acre park and the famous Talyatla Ganpati temple. Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, this temple attracts a number of devotees who come here to pay their respects and seek God’s blessings. It is one of the ideal Pune tourist places if you are visiting with children or looking for a relaxed spot for picnicking in the city.

Saras Baug offers a refreshing experience as you are surrounded by a lush green landscape and indulge in various rides like giant wheels to bring out the kid in you. Another attraction of this place is the presence of a wide array of eateries which are just a delight for foodies in Pune. One can look forward to enjoying some lip-smacking dishes outside Saras Baug like pav bhaji, bhelpuri, panipuri etc.


  • Location: Saras Baug is located within a radius of one kilometre from Swargate bus station and 3.6 km from Pune Railway Station.

  • Best Time to visit: Anytime throughout the year is great for visiting Saras Baug in Pune.

  • Entry fee: There are no entry charges to enter Saras Baug in Pune.

  • Timings: The garden remains open for tourists from 9 am to 6 pm every day.


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Vishrambaug Wada

A resonating reminder of Pune’s rich cultural heritage, Vishrambaug Wada was built in 1807 as a mansion for Peshwa Bajirao of Pune. It boasts of its majestic design and architecture with cypress-shaped columns, decorated ceilings and imposing verandahs. The place can be visited during a heritage walk in Pune that is organised every Sunday and offers an entertaining musical performance to the public.

The place is replete with its historical charm and leaves a lasting impression on everyone’s mind. It is one of the most interesting Pune tourist places that will take you back to the times of Peshwa rule in the erstwhile Maratha kingdom. The place has been undergoing constant renovations and houses a post office and some other offices of Pune Municipal Corporation.


  • Location: RB Kumthekar Rd, Perugate, Sadashiv Peth, Pune, Maharashtra

  • Best Time to visit: Anytime throughout the year is great for planning a trip to Vishrambaug Wada

  • Entry fee: The entry fee at Vishrambaug Wada is INR 5/ USD 0.07 Per Person

  • Timings: Vishrambaug Wada can be visited by the tourists from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Osho Ashram

Savour a slice and peace and rejuvenation when you visit the Osho Ashram in Pune. If you are seeking a place to get away from the worries of life and discover your inner peace, Osho Ashram is a perfect place for you to visit in Pune. Osho Ashram was founded by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, a popular spiritual leader, and a famous public speaker. The place has been renowned as a meditative retreat where people can appreciate the serene atmosphere and enjoy a peaceful stay with luxury resort facilities. The place boasts of many facilities like a swimming pool, jacuzzi, tennis courts and a spa. People here can indulge in various meditation activities and therapies and look forward to an exciting visit as there are a number of activities to keep you engaged all the time. Osho Ashram in Pune offers an awesome retreat to channel your inner energies and make a meaning of your life.


  • Location: 17, Koregaon Park Road, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra 

  • Best Time to visit: It can be visited throughout the year

  • Entry fee: The entry fees at Osho Ashram is INR 870/ USD per person for a day

  • Timings: Osho Ashram is best visited between 6:00 am to 10:30 pm

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Traveller Tales From Pune

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VAIBHAV SOLANKI

22 July 2019

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 ...

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Charuchandra Patil

06 May 2015

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 surr...

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Gandharv Malik

10 August 2015

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 ...

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Sushil Kocchar

11 January 2016

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 a...

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Gotum Mehrotra

27 June 2015

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 wh...

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Nazeeya Nazeeya

16 May 2019

"it was one of the best trip ever I had, breakfast and lunch was awesome, staff is very cooperative and friendly "

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Gorakhanatha Varma

19 February 2015

We were around 15 people who went together all family friends and it was fun and an awesome experience for all of us. We just wish we could have been here for a longer time to experience the great weat

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akshith

08 February 2017

#Great Girls Outing# We had a small group of only six girls, but Marshals made sure that the games we played were still great fun and that we didn't need a lot of people to still have a great day ou...

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GirishP

04 February 2017

Awesome!!!!! Visited Corinthians for the first time even though I live in Pune. Never knew that they had a Wide range of Activities...Visited with friends during the day. Had a crazy time at the Paint...

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Pune

  • Q. Which is the best time to visit Pune for a vacation?

    Pune offers great sightings in the monsoon with lush green hills and numerous waterfalls and so July to September is a nice time of the year to visit for outdoor activities like trekking and sightseeing.

    However, you may get stuck in one of the many traffic jams in the city.

  • Q. What activities can be done in Pune?

    Pune is the second largest city in Maharashtra and has a rich cultural heritage having many historical landmarks. Here are some famous places to visit in Pune.

    • Raja Dinker Kelkar Museum
    • Aga Khan Palace
    • Shaniwar Wada in Shaniwar Peth (old city)
    • Lohagad Fort near Lonavala
    • Rajmachi trek

  • Q. What adventure activities can be done in Pune?

    Pune is bustling with a young crowd and is one of the most happening cities in India. There are many activities for thrill seekers within the city of Pune.

    • Artificial wall climbing at Raje Shivaji Artificial Climbing wall in Shivajinagar is a good outing for adventure. They also offer training for novice climbers. The price depends on the type of course.
    • Paintball at Mariplex Mall in Kalyani Nagar is ideal for a fun time with friends. The cost is 1500 INR.

  • Q. Which all places are best for sightseeing in Pune?

     Pune has an ambient weather throughout the year and being sandwiched between the Western Ghats and Sahyadri mountains, there are several places for hiking, camping for adventure seekers.

    It was the capital city of Maratha Empire, so there several places of historical interest as well.

  • Q. Which places are best for trekking near Pune?

    The most famous treks near Pune are:

    • Purandar Fort
    • Rajmachi
    • Tikona Fort near Kamshet
    • Andharban Trek
    • Kalsubai (5400 ft.) is the highest peak of the mountain range of Sahyadri.
    • Korigad fort
    • Lohagarh “Iron fort”

  • Q. Which are some famous forts for trekking near Pune?

    Pune was the capital of Maratha empire and has many Forts built during the Peshwa reign.

    • Purandar Fort
    • Rajmachi
    • Tikona Fort near Kamshet
    • Jivdhan Fort
    • Torna Fort
    • Rajgad Fort
    • Singhad Fort

  • Q. Which are the best amusement parks in Pune? How much is the entry fee?

    Experience fun and thrill by visiting amusement parks, Here are some famous amusement parks in Pune:

    • Adlabs Imagica in Khopoli is a popular water park with many water slides, wave pool, rides, and restaurants. It is open on all days from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The ticket prices can range from 1000 INR to 1300 INR.
    • Diamond Water Park in Lohegaon promises utmost fun and merry moments to visitors and has 28 different water rides. It opens from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. and the tickets range up to 650 INR.
    • Sentosa Resorts and Water Park 1 km before Ravet on Mumbai-Pune Highway has slides known for their exhilarating twists and turns. The tickets cost up to 350 INR and are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Krushnai Water Park is located in the vicinity of Singhad Fort and is the most picturesque fun paradise in the city. It opens from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and tickets range from 500-600 INR.
    • Appu Ghar located at the foot of Shir Durga Devi Tekadi is the Disneyland of Pune with many amusement rides and an eco-friendly ambiance. It is open on all days from 12 pm to 8 pm.

  • Q. Where can we do river rafting near Pune?

    There are many place to enjoy river rafting near Pune, The Kundalika River in Kolad is the fastest flowing river in the southern part of the country and is one of the top 5 destinations for white water rafting in India. Kolad is 113 km from the city and it takes 4 hrs. to reach by road.

    Dandeli at 440 km in Karnataka is an overnight journey from Pune. The Kali River has a 13 km stretch full of rapids making it ideal for rafting. 

  • Q. What sort of activities are enjoyable by children in Pune?

    There are many new places in Pune which are kid friendly.

    • Imagica Snow Park in Khopoli is the largest snow park in India where the kids can indulge in making a snow man, snow sledding, and snow fights.
    • Funky Monkey Play Center in Koregaon Park is great for unstructured free play with a cheerful ambiance, play gyms, ball pools, wave slides and walk way rope bridge for children.
    • Wet n Joy Waterpark in Kamshet is a fun place with the longest water slide and the largest wave pool in India.
    • Gram Sanskruti Udyaan in Pashan is a mock village which gives a glimpse into rural life with many life size statues of farm animals, wells, and farms. It is ideal to introduce children to the charm of rural Maharashtra.

  • Q. Which all places are best for couples in Pune?

    With its rich culture, isolated green hills and breezy climate there are many places to visit for couples in Pune 

    • Empress Gardens close to Race Course is the most popular hangout place for couples with its shady trees and numerous flower bushes.
    • Vetal Hill is the highest point in Pune with a magnificent view of the city from the top. It is a great place to hang out away from the city humdrum.
    • A meandering drive through misty clouds will take you to Mulshi Dam, a paradise for couples with dense forests and beautiful surroundings.
    • Singhad Fort, the eminent historical site is visited by many couples who want to watch the sunrise and sunset together.
    • O Hotel with poolside candle light dinner and Shisha Café in ABC farms are best hangout places for couples.

  • Q. Where can couples go for a romantic candlelight dinner in Pune?

    These are the five most romantic restaurants in Pune.

    • Prem’s in Koregaon Park is known for its great service, exquisite wines under natural shades of trees are ideal for that special date.
    • Arthur’s Theme in Balewadi is an Italian food connoisseur’s delight with its all white décor.
    • Shisha Jazz Café in Mundhwa is the hippest place to have a candle light dinner with classic jazz music.
    • Paasha-JW Marriott in Senapati Bapat Road is a rooftop restaurant with a view of entire city and look at the star lit sky with your date.
    • Dario’s in Koregaon Park is an all vegetarian restaurant with sublime food and ambiance for candle light dinners.

  • Q. Which are the best restaurants in Pune? What cuisines should one try?

    Pune has a cosmopolitan culture and you get delectable continental food, Maharashtrian cuisine and Parsi food. Some of the best restaurants in Pune are:

    • Shizusan in Phoenix Mall
    • Greedy Man Pizzeria in Kalyani Nagar
    • Mahlzeit in Koregaon Park
    • Madness-Social Clinic in Koregaon Park
    • Donkey’s Arse serves multi-cuisine food and is a hub for comedy nights and music charts.
    • Superheroes in Koregaon Park
    • Playboy beer garden in Baner
    • Savya Rasa in Koregaon Park

  • Q. What sort of nightlife can I experience in Pune?

    Pune is one of the few places in India where pubs remain open as late as 4 a.m. The hippest joint with swinging music and heady cocktails are:

    • High Spirits is the best place to get your favorite drinks at affordable prices.
    • Mi-A- Mi is designed like an underground garage and has the largest dance floor. It is famous for its wild and crazy parties.
    • Swig is the place to visit for music, fun, dance, and drinks. All kinds of artists like painters, sculptors, musicians, and dancers are invited here for performances.
    • Mix @ 36 is located inside a luxury hotel with Mula-mitha River on the backdrop and the bar gives you an enthralling view of the city.
    • Stone water grill located by river side has an enchanting ambiance and is a heaven for music lovers.
    • Fish Bowl in Hyatt Regency has a lounge like atmosphere. The USP of this place is its premium cocktails and liquor.
    • Euriska has its décor inspired by the famous Greek Island Santorini and has a mesmerizing ambiance along with authentic Mediterranean cuisine and cocktails.
    • Area 51 is most popular amongst youngsters because of its unique 2-level dance floor.

  • Q. Which are some famous pubs and bars in Pune?

    Pune is known for its throbbing nightlife and partying. The most happening pubs are:

    • Doolally on Tap
    • High Spirits
    • 1000 Oaks
    • The Ship
    • The Single Malt and Co
    • Swig
    • Toons

  • Q. Which places are good for shopping? What must I buy from Pune?

    The most famous markets in Pune for shopping are:

    • Laxmi Nagar is the busiest and longest markets of Pune. It is famous for clothes and jewelry shops.
    • MG Road or Camp is the best place for window shopping. It is the poshest market in the city and has several brand outlets and many famous old shops.
    • Fashion Street serves the multitude of shopping needs from bags, shoes, foot wear, clothes, and accessories.
    • Tulsi Baug is best known as a low price market for household items.
    • Juna Bazaar has antique coins sold for pittance along with mundane accessories. Lots of foreign tourists and amateur coin collectors haunt this market.
    • Hongkong Lane in Deccan is the famous market for foreign goodies like clothes and accessories.
    • FC Road is popular with students as the shops sell clothes at ridiculously low prices and you can try haggling with the vendors to get best deals.
    • Phoenix Market City and Amanora Mall are best places to buy branded goods.

  • Q. Which resorts are good for family outing near Pune?

    These family friendly resorts near Pune, will engulf your tiredness and give heavenly relaxing moments to you and your family.

     

    • The Corinthians Resorts
    • Ambrosia Resort
    • Sentosa Resort
    • Rutugandh Resort
    • Camp Temgarh Resort

  • Q. Which resorts are good for team outing near Pune?

    There are the best resorts for an adventurous and fun filled break with your colleagues.

    • Della Resorts in Lonavala
    • Empower Camp in Kolad
    • Adventure Plus in Yeoli
    • Kamath Residency Resort in Alibaug

  • Q. Can we go for caving near Pune? Which places are famous for cave exploration?

    Caving is an adventurous sport of exploring caves in groups. The Deccan Plateau has many natural caves of historical importance.

    • The Bhaja caves are located 56 km north-west of Pune on Mumbai-Pune highway. There are 25 Buddhist caves with some inscriptions and narrative sculptures.
    • Bedse Caves are 45 km from Pune, towards Kamshet. There are 2 finished and 2 unfinished caves along with some rock cut cisterns and Buddhist stupa.
    • Karla Caves are on Mumbai-Pune highway and are 8 km from Bhaja caves. It is one of the most famous rock cut caves in India dating back to the 1st

  • Q. Which places are good for camping near Pune?

    There are several serene places tucked in the Sahyadri Mountains, which is perfect for a camping trips near Pune.

    • Pavana Lake Camp (65 km) is one of the least explored artificial lakes and is a perfect spot for camping, picnics, and sightseeing.
    • Camping in Karnala Bird Sanctuary in Panvel (93 km) is an enthralling experience with swaying palm trees forests and untouched splendor.
    • Camping in Badlapur (91 km) is an enjoyable experience with sounds of chirping birds and music of the flowing river.

  • Q. Which are must visit places within 100kms from Pune?

    There are several locations which perfect for weekend getaways near Pune, Such as:

    • Lonavala (65 km) is a hilly town that has enough to see in a single day with its many view points and waterfalls.
    • Lavasa (57 km) is a beautiful hill station with a promenade and lovely eateries.
    • Kamshet (47 km) is idyllic picnic spot for a perfect getaway with family.
    • Khandala (69 km) is a beautiful hill station with nature trails and forts.
    • A drive to Mulshi Dam (50 km) is great picnic spot with languid surroundings.

  • Q. Which are some famous national parks near Pune for wildlife safari?

    These Jungle Safaris present you with thrills of being in a jungle with an undisturbed ecosystem in harmony with nature. Some famous and nearby wildlife sanctuaries are:

    • Katraj Snake Park (10 km)
    • Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary (102 km)
    • Mayureshwar wildlife sanctuary (7 km)

  • Q. Where can I do water sports near Pune?

    The best option for indulging in watersports near Pune are

    • Lakeshore Watersports in Lavasa (19 km) has activities like pontoons, bumper boats, jet skiing, water volleyball and pedal boats. The booking charges can range from 200 INR to 700 INR depending on the type of boat ride and activity.
    • Blue bay water sports in Katraj 11 km from Pune railway station has Jet Ski, kayaking, paddle boating, pontoon boats, Ringo, and water ball activities. The charges will vary from 200 INR to 1000 INR depending on the nature of the activity.
    • Absolute Scuba at Divisional Sports Complex in Shastri Nagar offers to try dives to newbies and full-time professional scuba diving, and dive travel courses with internationally acclaimed instructors.
    • White water rafting in Kolad (113 km) is one of the top 5 rafting destinations in the country. The cost ranges from 1200 INR to 2000 INR depending on the tour organizers.
    • Waterfall rappelling at Madhe Ghat (64 km) is a thrilling experience, as you come down 120 feet with water rushing over your head. The charges are 800 INR per person.