The education center, Pune has majorly young population that results a thriving and vibrant life of the city. Apart from monuments, forts, museums and temples, numbers of natural activities which the city offers. There are also a plenty of adventure activities which can be explored. Take a break from partying and watching movies, and have a memorable time and explore these out-of-the-box activities in Pune.
10. Paragliding – Kamshet
Kamshet is surrounded by small villages; located 52 km away from Pune is the picturesque place to visit on weekends. Give wings to your flying dream with paragliding at Kamshet. Fly over a beautiful Pavana Lake and fell sheer happiness. Paragliding is organized by several adventure camps. Other than paragliding, people can visit at various temples and caves as well.
9. Pune Heritage Walk
Learn about rich history of the city on a heritage walk. The walk on weekends is best opportunity to walk around famous historic places in the city. The walk includes places such as PMC Buiding, Shivaji Bridge, Ghorpade Ghat, Thorla Sheikh Salla Dargah, Shanivar Wada, Mujumdar Wada, Fani Ali Talim, Kasba Ganpati Mandir, Lal Mahal, Nana Wada, Bhaurangari Ganpati, Tambdi Jogeshwari, Belbaug Mandir, Pune Nagar Vachan Mandir, Burud Ali, Tulshi Baug Ram Mandir and Vishrambaug Wada.
8. Scuba Diving – Tarkarli
Tarkarli is a beautiful white sand beach in entire Konkal Beaches, a part of the series of beaches in Malvan. It is an ideal destination for a relaxed weekend. It offers few water adventures like scuba diving and snorkeling into the clear waters. The place has a picturesque view of Karli Backwaters on one side and the turquoise blue sea on the other.
7. Meditation – Osho Ashram
Osho Ashram is a place where mind, body and soul gets a right direction, called Meditation. There are various meditation programs available at the Ashram like Weekly meditation program for busy people and monthly meditation program for travelers as well. On weekends, get a divine experience, and relax from the busy life of weekdays work.
6. Group Adventure Activity – Maval
One of the richest biodiversity region of the state, Maval is nestled in the western part of Pune. The place offers plenty of adventure activities like Kayaking, River Swimming, River Crossing, Tarzan Swing, Skywalk, Net Climbing, Tunnel Crawl, Tyre Crossing, Commando Walk and Overnight Camping as well. Pamper an adventurous worm in you with these exciting and thrilling activities in the lush green forests, captivating ridges and tranquil river.
5. Hiking – Matheran
Matheran is a popular hill station among tourists for sightseeing. It has also two lakes, parks and few temples. However, it is a perfect destination for hikers and walkers too. it is located in the Raigad district. There are various viewpoints such as Charlotte Lake, One Tree Point, Echo Point, Panorama Point where one can walk up to. Other than that, people can enjoy horse riding, trekking and parasailing too.
4. Jet skiing – Nagaon beach
Enjoy a weekend beach holiday at the coastal town Alibaug, Nagaon Beach. Explore the Jet Ski Ride and speed up on the pleasant waves of the Arabian Sea. The best leisure time to spend with family and friends, it also offers dolphin trip with slow rides. Enjoy a dolphins’ leap and play, in the tropical surroundings of the beach.
3. White Water Rafting – Kolad
Kolad is a favorite place for adventure junkies. It is located around 114 km from Pune. Kolad has an amazing views and enthralling activities like rappelling and waterfall canoeing other than white water rafting. It is a beautiful hamlet with enchanting beauty and lush green outlook.
2. Hot Air Balloon Safari – lonavala
Get an opportunity to admire natural beauty with the hot air balloon safari over beautiful hills and Western Ghats. This balloon ride is simply breathtaking early in the morning and in the afternoon. Soar to the skyline for about an hour ride at different heights and flows. It is the best mesmerizing weekend activity at the most spectacular hill station.
1. Beach Camping – Revdanda
An isolated beach in the region of Maharashtra, Revdanda Beach has a unique view with black sand. It offers adventure activities like tent stay, bonfire, barbeque and water sports. The beach is clean and safe to enjoy beach camping. The serene sound of water wave at night with bonfire on the beach is a relaxing and exciting at the same time.