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ONE DAY EXCURSION AROUND P

Group Sr Selected No Destination 1. Bedsa Caves Pune Khopoli Pune Mumbai road upto Alibag Khandala road Sr No/ Page no in the book 5/32 Distance in kms from Pune / Pimpri @ 50/ 30 Famous for Carvings in the cave @ 2000 years old. Beautiful nature in the surrounding Nature, Pots in stone on the hilltop Nature, Deep valley Wide sea beach famous for soft sand

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Dukes Nose Tigers Leap Kihim

12/41 13/44 24/57

@70/50 @70/50

Pune Panvel road

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Karnala Bird Sanctuary

33/63

@100/ 80

Fort Bird Sanctuary(150 varieties) Binocular essential Beware of honeybees on the cliff. Places: Bombay point, Hanuman Lake,Nagphani (like Duke's nose) Bheema river waterfall,Sanctuary9 Shekru squirrel, Fluoroscent moss One can see 100 sq km area right from Kalasubai to BheemaShankar from one of the cliff . Historical OCTROI point. Beautiful nature, lot many waterfalls, misty atmosphere.

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BheemaShankar

38/72

@125/110

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NaneGhat

46/86

Pune Nasik road

8.

Malshej Ghat

55/98

@125/110

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Kotul

56/101

10.

Takahari

57/102

Inverted conical columns of natural salts (Calcium carbonates) ShriBhavani Temple.

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Sr Selected No Destination 11. Akole

Sr No/ Page Distance in kms no in the from Pune / book Pimpri 58/104

Famous for

ShriSiddheshwar Temple built in 8th century. Found in 1780. Banyan tree having about spread in about 4 acres / 1.5 hectars Age few centuries. Lot of Peacocks during morning and evening. They come closer to persons wearing dirty white clothes like local people. Potholes in the river. Biggest in Asia. (Moonland in Pune?)

12.

Pemgiri

59/108

13.

Morachi Chincholi

67/128

@82/112

Pune Nagar Road

14.

Nighoj

68/128

@87/117

15.

Vadgaon

69/129

Inverted conical salt columns

16.

Takali Dhokeshwar Ramdara

70/129

17.

103/178

@25/45

Cave temple built in 5th / 6th century. Lot of sculptures in temple Surrounding consists of Trees , coconut trees, lake & birds Shiva Temple built in 13th century. Lot of sculptures in temple. Antelope sanctuary

18.

Bhuleshwar

104/179

@45/65

Pune Solapur road

19.

Rehekuri

109/185

@140/165

20.

Neeranarasinhpur

113/189

21.

Velapur

114/191

22.

Baneshwar

127/213

@30/50

Shri Laxmi Narasinh temple on the banks of Bhima & Neera Temple built in 12th century Standing position of Shiva Parvati 1.15 m in height x o.65 min width WaterTemple Lake Waterfall

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Sr Selected No Destination 23. Raireshwar

Sr No/ Page no in the book 130/216

Distance in kms from Pune / Pimpri 80/100

Famous for

24.

Varandha Ghat

131/218

@90/110

Pune Bhor road

Smythia wild flowers on natural lawns Hilly area Landscapes & Nature Many waterfalls in monsoon Wild flowers Big waterfall in monsoon

25.

Shivthar Ghal

132/219

@90/110

26.

ShriVardhan

135/221

@120/140

Original place of Peshwas, sea beach Beautiful nature

27.

Harihareshwar

136/224

@132/152

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Dive Agar

137/225

@144/164

RoopNarayan, Golden Ganesh Table Land, Various types of flowers in different time period in monsoon Smythia Drosera flowers Boat rideKoyana Sanctuary - 5 hours, Triveni Sangam - 2 hours. Vasota fort - 4 hours, Koyana dam - 10 hours Venna lake Heavy rains Thick forest

30.

Panchgani

146/243

@110/130

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Tapola

148/246

@160/180

Pune Satra road

32.

Mahabaleshwar

149/247

33.

Thoseghar

152/262

Satara thoseghar 25 km Satara Yavateshwar@10 km, Yavateshwar Kas @ 15 km @15/15

Waterfall

34.

KasLake & Yavateshwar

153/163

Waterfall, Lake Wild colour ful flowers in September. Duration 15 days.

e Sinhgad road

36.

Pashan Lake

Migrating birds

Pune Sinhgad road

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Sr Selected No Destination 37. Sinhgad

Sr No/ Page no in the book 165/278

Distance in kms from Pune / Pimpri @27/50

Famous for

38.

Panshet Varasgaon

166/280

@50/70

Hilly area Private garden having attractive birds Dam

AROUND PUNE EXCURSION AROUN ONE DAY


Group Special Information How to go Rating Pune Khopoli Pune Mumbai road upto Alibag Khandala road For photography visit in the morning for proper direction of light 8 10 km in South(Left) before Kamshet on pune Lonavala road Via Khandala. Via Lonavala / INS Shivaji Dr. Salim Alis place, MTDC tent are available

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Pune Panvel road

For reservation of accommodation contact : Forest Officer Karnala Post Panvel Dist : Raigad.

13 kms from Panvel

One of the 12 JYOTIRLINGAs of @ 50 km from Lord Shiva Manchar via Rainfall 3000mm annualy RajguruNagar(khed)

Visit after Diwali when the roads are dry.

Pune Nasik road

Visit during monsoon. Have binicolar

Visit Dongarwadi 2 km before Ghat to see Flamingoes in August

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These four places can be visited together.

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Also see Gangadhareshwar temple

On the road of Sangamner to Bhandardara

22 kms from Shirur on Shirur Rajgurunagar road.

May be covered together.

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Pune Nagar Road

Due to the swirling motion of water stone s start rotating ,thus wearing out the bottom of the river. Some times neighboring potholes may open in each other creating patterns worth seeing. Beware of monkeys.

5-7 km from LoniKalbhor 8-10 kms from Yavat Turn to right just 2 km before Yavat on pune Solapur road. Heavy charges (Rs. 500/-) for SLR camera. Do not swim. It is dangerous . Pune Indapur Neera Narasinhpur

Pune Solapur road

One of the beautiful sculpture in Maharashtra.

Do not swim. It is dangerous .

Check road condotion in Varandha ghat. Neera Devghar is

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Pune Bhor road

How to go Check road condotion in Varandha ghat. Neera Devghar is being filled for the first time this year. Some roads are going under water

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DASBODH written SAMRTH RAMDAS SWAMY- Political GURU of SHIVAJI Laxmi Narayan temple The idol made in 11th century in the style of Hoyasala's During low tide PRADAKSHINA can be made During high tide heavy tides are worth seeing The idol brought here in 11th century Tooth brush orchid in August end & early September. Different variety of flowers, every 15 days. No residential accomodation in Tapola . Mahabaleshwar Tapola distance @ 28 km Lingmala waterfall-(@500 feet) in October. On the way from Pune to Mahabaleshwar Only in late monsoon

Very near to each other. Can be collectively visited.

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Visit Cave restaurant of Mr Bodas ( Retd from indian Navy)

e Sinhgad road

Pune Satra road

August/ Sept?

Pune Sinhgad road

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