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14 Things You Can Do In Pune After You Bunk Office

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HolidayIQ Travellers have curated a list of things you ought to do in Pune if you bunk office.

14 Things You Can Do In Pune After You Bunk Office:

  1. Pune (Maharashtra)

1. Trek To Lohgarh And Rajgarh To Pump Up Your Adrenalin


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HolidayIQ Traveller Mihir Mandrekar says, “Have climbed the fort thrice in three different seasons right from the base of the hill before the right turn to pavna. The trek is largely easy but gets quite intimidating towards the end near Vinchu Kaata. Best season is definitely monsoon when the top of the hill is entirely covered in clouds. The view is mesmerizing giving a panoramic view of lonavala to the west, pavna lake to the south and visapur fort to the north. Also a good place to spot snakes in the off season.”

2. Take A Road Trip To Malshejghat


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HolidayIQ Traveller Shayanti says, “Narayangoan to Malshejghat is a very scenic road traversing Sahaydri hills.? Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Ruchita Patil, ?Go by a car or a bike. A must visit plkace from Mumbai and Pune. Sunsets and sunrises are the best time.”

3. Have Brunch At German Bakery


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HolidayIQ Traveller Richa says, “In Koregaon, the famous eatout is the German Bakery where you could be rubbing shoulders with foreigners.” For every Punekar, German Bakery is the place to be to spend a great evening with friends. Bustling with energy and life, you must try out their red velvet cake, kheema pav, and the mango cheesecake. 

4. Go Shopping At Tulsi Bagh


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HolidayIQ Traveller Rohan says, “Tulsi Bagh is a shopping only place especially for girls.” HolidayIQ Traveller Priyanka says, “When in Pune, do not forget to shop the osho slippers.” Enjoy shopping for small knick-knacks at the local market of Pune called Tulsi Baug. Shopping is conducted at Laxmi Market and every Punekar know where to find the best tops, kurtis or shoes at Tilak Road and Tulsi Bagh all year round.

5. Spend Time Among Books At Appa Balwant Chowk


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A significant part of Pune, Appa Balwant Chowk is located in the heart of Pune city near Jogeshwari Temple. The entire area, which is mainly a road, is a prominent hub for books and stationery items and is often referred to as ABC Chowk amongst Puneites.

6. Visit The Most Happening Pubs In Koregaon Park


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HolidayIQ Traveller Rohan says, “Some of the most happening resturants to dine are on Koregaon Park Road.” HolidayIQ Traveller Shivam Gupta says, “From historic landmarks to posh nightclubs, Pune has everything. Pune has a fair share of nightclubs and if you are into live music, go to High Spirits, its the best live music venue in our country and there is always a gig happening there.”

7. Watch The Sunset At Sinhagad Fort


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HolidayIQ Traveller Ashwin says, “Sinhagardh Fort is one of the most beautiful places in Pune. Surrounded by greenery right in the heart of the mountain is its beauty. Best time to visit the fort is during sunrise or sunset. Carry a water bottle. Do not miss to have the bhakri, pitali and chai.”

8. Head To F.C. Road & Visit Gudluck Cafe


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HolidayIQ Traveller Shalini Tiwari says, “Next on out list is the famous and young Ferguson College Road. Take an auto and head up straight to Good Luck Cafe and get the best tea and bun maska combination served to start a perfect evening. Please, do not forget to shop.”

9. Drive On The Mumbai-Pune Expressway


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HolidayIQ Traveller Aditya Bamne, “The driving experience from Pune is amazing with the Mumbai- Pune expressway. A drive at a constant speed of 100-110 is an amazing experience.” Also sip coffee at cafe coffee day at Chandani chowk, near MIT-Pune which is open all night.

10. Or How About An Impulsive Road Trip To Lavasa?


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Lavasa is a great getaway for enthusiastic motorcyclists. Roads running along the Mutha Ghat all the way through to the Temghar-Lavasa Ghat are a dream to ride on. On most weekends, you'll see motorcyclists riding hard through the twisters. HolidayIQ Traveller Kavita Rajda says, “Take a two wheeler along and it will be more adventurous to explore Lavasa.” HolidayIQ Traveller Pradeep CK says, “The road to the city is truly good, but the situation at ground zero is slightly different. One can drive to nearby Ramnagar for a magnificient valley and forest view. There are many beautiful tiny gardens built on the sides of the winding road, where views of the city and the valley can be seen. ”

11. Visit Della Adventure & Resorts, Lonavala


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HolidayIQ Traveller Jibonjyoti Changmai from Mumbai says, “We recently stayed at Della resort as part of a corporate outing. We were assigned individual tents (with 5 star amenities) complete with a large bathroom with Jacuzzi. The tents were located on a mountain (views were lovely) pretty far from the reception and restaurant area however the resort provides to and transport service which was quick and efficient and it was an excellent staying there.” HolidayIQ Traveller B b jain from New Delhi adds, “The resort had nice rooms and over 30 items for the adventure and sports that you can choose from. The place is good and little expensive, however worth what you get under one roof.”

12. Hang Out at Marz-O-Rin


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HolidayIQ Traveller Shalini Tiwari says, “The next place on our list is the MG road. Old Persian area of the city, which is pretty much like the MG Road of Bangalore except that it is bit more lively. Pay a visit to Marz­o­rin (Very old Persian bakery) to enjoy affordable and super delicious cheese pizza and sandwich. Cold coffee is a must there.”

13. Visit The Railway Museum


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Joshi's Museum of Miniature Railway is a miniature railway museum located in the Karve Road locality of Pune. The museum hosts working models of various types of trains.

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