Our most recommended things to do in Pune

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1. India: Tourist eSIM Data Plan

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Cultural Walking Tour of Pune with Local Snacks

2. Cultural Walking Tour of Pune with Local Snacks

The tour covers a total of 7-8 must-see places, including historical landmarks, temples, markets, and museums. Along the way, you will learn about the city's unique culture, traditions, and customs. Our local guides will share their personal stories and insights, providing you with a deeper understanding of Pune's cultural heritage. This cultural walking tour is a great way to immerse yourself in the local culture and gain a new perspective on the city. Book now and join us for an unforgettable experience in Pune!

Pune's Full Day Private Tour Activities

3. Pune's Full Day Private Tour Activities

Start your tour with a pic-up from your hotel in Pune. Before you begin, your guide will go through the itinerary of your full-day tour. Your first visit is to Aga Khan Palace, built in 1892. It holds a significant role in India’s independence as Mahatma Gandhi and his wife were imprisoned here. Next visit the Pataleshwar Caves, an 8th-century rock-cut cave temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Spend around 30 minutes here then visit Raja Dinkar Museum, which holds over 20,000 objects with 2,500 of which are on display. The three-story building houses various sculptures dating back to the 14th century. One part of particular interest is the “Mastani Mahal”. Raja Kelkar made an attempt at depicting the palace of Mastani, (wife of the Peshwa Baji Rao I) with its remnants. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a famous local restaurant (Own Expense) before you explore your next destination. Next, Visit Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, dedicated to the Hindu God Ganesh. The temple is popular in Maharashtra and is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year. Devotees of the temple include celebrities and Chief Ministers of Maharashtra who visit during the annual ten-day Ganeshotsav festival. The main Ganesh idol is insured for a sum of 10 million Indian rupees (US$160,000). Next, Visit Shaniwarwada a historical fortification in the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India. Built in 1732, it was the seat of the Peshwas of the Maratha Empire until 1818, when the Peshwas lost control to the British East India Company after the Third Anglo-Maratha War. Following the rise of the Maratha Empire, the palace became the center of Indian politics in the 18th century. At the end of the tour, get dropped off back to the hotel.

From Pune: Ajanta, Ellora Caves & Aurangabad 3 Full-Day Trip

4. From Pune: Ajanta, Ellora Caves & Aurangabad 3 Full-Day Trip

Discover some of India's most spectacular monuments on a luxury, private tour of the historical city of Aurangabad, India. This tour starts in Pune. This tour includes the world's two oldest Unesco World Heritage Sites, Ajanta and Ellora, in India. This tour package includes an air-conditioned car with a professional guide. This tour will be memorable for you. Day 1: Pune to Bibi Ka Maqbra to Aurangabad Caves to Panchakki to Aurangabad Welcome to Pune. The representative will pick you up from your selected pickup point. I will give you information about the tour for that day, and you will meet the driver and leave in the car. After that, we left for Aurangabad. Aurangabad is at a distance of 220 km from Pune. It is a 4-hour journey. After reaching Aurangabad, you will be freshened up at the hotel, and after that, you will do a local city tour in which you will go sightseeing at Bibi Ka Maqbra Watermill and then stay back at the hotel. Day 2: Aurangabad to Ajanta Caves to Aurangabad After breakfast at the hotel, our guide or driver will report you to the hotel lobby. From Aurangabad, we drove through Ajanta, a 100-kilometer, 2-hour journey from Aurangabad (a Unesco cultural heritage site). From the 2nd century BC to the 5th century AD, the valley was inhabited by Buddhists. After the sightseeing is over, you can also stop for lunch, we will show you a nice restaurant. Then, later, we will come to Aurangabad, and you can stay at your hotel. Day 3: Aurangabad to Ellora Caves to Daulatabad Fort to Pune After breakfast at the hotel, our guide or driver will report you to the hotel lobby. Then we drive to Ellora, a 30-kilometer, 1-hour journey from Aurangabad, followed by sightseeing at the Ellora Caves, exploring one of the largest single monolithic rock excavations in the world. After the sightseeing is over, you can have lunch if you want, and later the tour will start at Ghirshneshwar temple. After Darshan Temple, drive to Daultabad Fort, and after that, drive to Pune. After sightseeing, you are free to select your own destination for the onward journey; simply inform us where to drop you off, including the airport, train station, bus station, or hotel in Pune.

Pune: Guided Street Food Tour with Cultural Charms of Pune

5. Pune: Guided Street Food Tour with Cultural Charms of Pune

Meet your guide and start your tour of Pune’s small eateries. Taste local food along the way and learn about the food culture and traditions of Pune. Follow your guide through Pune, down side streets, to the best local eateries. See the royal delicacies of Pune and see how food is prepared, developed, and influenced over time. Try more than 5 of Pune’s local delicacies and enjoy a masala chai made in a clay pot.

Highlights of Pune city ( 4 hours guided half day tour )

6. Highlights of Pune city ( 4 hours guided half day tour )

Discover the essence of Pune, a city that seamlessly blends the old and the new, on our captivating half-day city tour. This journey offers a condensed yet comprehensive exploration of the city's rich history, culture, and modern vibrancy. As you embark on this adventure, you'll be transported through time, visiting iconic landmarks that speak of Pune's glorious past. From the imposing Shaniwar Wada fortress to the peaceful Aga Khan Palace, you'll witness the architectural wonders and historical sites that have shaped Pune's identity. But Pune's charm isn't confined to its history alone. The city's contemporary spirit is equally fascinating. Our tour takes you through bustling markets, lively streets, and vibrant neighborhoods, offering a glimpse into the city's dynamic present. Whether you're a history buff, a culture enthusiast, or a casual traveler, you'll find something to pique your interest in Pune.

From Mumbai: Lonvala Hill Station & Tiger Point Private Tour

7. From Mumbai: Lonvala Hill Station & Tiger Point Private Tour

Visit Lonavala from Mumbai on this private guided tour. Visit Lonavala Lake, The Karla Caves, and The Bhaja Caves. Listen as your guide tells you about this area's Buddhist rock-cut cave temples.  Start your day with a convenient pickup from your accommodation in Mumbai. Jump in the car, relax, and enjoy the scenic drive to Lonavala.  First, explore the ancient Karla and Bhaja Caves, which offer a glimpse of Buddhist culture and architecture. Witness the stunning Kune Waterfalls, cascading from a height of 200 meters.  Next, you will visit The Tiger Point, which offers breathtaking views of The Sahyadri Mountains. Experience the charm of the hill station as you drive through the lush green valleys and hills. End your day on a high and feel relaxed as you enjoy the ride back to your accommodation in Mumbai.

Food Walking Tour of Pune: 7 Local Food Tastings

8. Food Walking Tour of Pune: 7 Local Food Tastings

Delve into the rich history and flavours of the culinary scene on this food walking tour. Though the decor of these small eateries may be dated, the delicious food will more than makeup for it. Whether you are a foodie or simply looking for an authentic taste of Pune, a food walking tour of Pune is a must-do experience. Come hungry and leave with a full stomach and lasting memories of Pune's delicious street food. All the places on our food walk have been thoroughly vetted for quality, so you can fully enjoy the experience without any worries. Join us on a culinary journey through the streets of Pune as we savour the best street food the city has to offer.

Mumbai-Pune Transfer

9. Mumbai-Pune Transfer

Be ready to undergo a thrilling experience from Mumbai to Pune. Discover exciting sightseeing that comes your way. The total commute you will cover will be approx. 3 hours. But, with a professionally skilled chauffeur, you will travel hassle-free and stress-free. Your booked taxi driver will come to a meeting point within the Mumbai area and will pick you up from there only. Make sure that you reach there on time. Your driver will arrange your luggage properly in the spacious cab so you can simply relax and stay bucked up to make the most of the enthralling ride. Have a safe and comfortable journey ahead.

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