Pune, the cultural crown of Maharashtra and vast India, has a rhythmic trail of locations full of awes and surprises. While the evident gems of Pune have impacting stories to tell, there are a few hidden gems too which ooze with history, culture and a sense of phenomenal adventure. We unveil to you, an offbeat path to travel the hidden and less explored locations in and around Pune.
1. SHIVNERI FORT
Merging history with architecture, sprinkled with lots of cultural takeaways is always a super exciting factor to intrigue the traveller’s mind; a key to hidden gems. Shivneri Fort offers you exactly that unique factor to indulge in to, as it is Maharaja Shivaji’s birthplace and gloriously stands adorned with excellent architecture, hinting at its history of being a military fortification point. Reel back to a deeper past to be surprised and find your feet tracing the intriguing caves, a mark of Buddhist centres in the region. Wear your historic glasses and be on the offbeat path.
Not known by many, but surely one of the hidden gems to be ticked off the travel checklist which is a short getaway distance from Pune, this place is specially developed for corporate training and a thrilling range of outdoor activities. Unexplored and neatly maintained, Garudmaachi can well be your next weekend haven for everything dynamic your wanderlust soul seeks.
3. GRAM SANSKRUTI UDYAN
Travel wouldn’t be fun if you already knew about various spheres of lifestyle across locations right? Prepare your curious brain and take off on an interesting journey to Gram Sanskruti Udyan in Pashan, a nucleus of hidden gems mirroring authentic village life of Maharashtra. The vibes are fascinating! Enthrall your senses and learn the diverse nuances of village life maintained by PMC, attractively crafted around the social, festive, commercial, cultural and a comprehensive list of livelihood.
Pune, a historic hub and a cultural centre is a true treat to the travellers who seek not just the ordinary but the less ordinary tracks of India, power packed with hidden gems and overwhelming facts. Be it a quick getaway or a long haul stay, the various places in and around Pune quenches the thirst of any wanderer asking for a destination, undiscovered.