In Mahabaleshwar ,The point gives a great view of the valley and waters of Dhom Dam and Balakwadi.
Mapro Gardens placed in the hill station of Panchgani is a beautiful and refreshing location with swt strawberry farm.
This is flatland adorned with a carpet of grass spread over the vast area of around 100 acres.
Panchgani makes a great destination for paragliding because of its scenic view.
One such fort which is tucked away in the midst of a dense forest atop a hill is Kamalgad Fort. If you are looking forward to making your coming weekend exciting and interesting, then you should plan a tour of Kamalgad Fort as soon as possible.
Pandavgad Fort, 4177 feet above sea level, All the structures in the fort are in ruins, apart from a temple, which has a beautiful architecture, supported by four carved pillars. All the ancient buildings on the fort have been reduced to a mere heap of bricks. In the center, remains of the main building are hidden by a thick growth of bushy shrubs. From every corner of the fort, one can get the beautiful view of the neighboring areas.
Raireshwar is a beautiful place to visit during the monsoon or winter season. The breath taking views and the feeling of untouched nature is just mind blowing. Ideal place for a one day trek and can also be made a two day trek if you plan to visit Rohida and Kenjalgad.
The Parsi Point gets its name from its significance to the Parsi community in the past. Best suited for visits during sunset/sunrise, it provides an excellent setup for the perfect landscape photograph.
Kenjalgad is a beautiful fort located to the south of Pune near Bhor. During the early days it was also called as Ghera Khelanja and Mohangad. There is not much to see on the fort as most of the structures are not intact, but its definitely worth visiting considering the beautiful plateu on the fort. The walls of the fort, however, are still intact.
Sydney point is a small spot at the top of high land.you can see all natural beauty from the place.
At a distance of 21 km from Panchgani, 38 km from Mahableshwar& 97 km from Pune, Dhom Dam is an earthfill and gravity dam built on Krishna River near Wai in Satara district of Maharashtra. It is one of the well-known picnic spots near Pune for one day trip. The construction of the dam was started in 1976 and completed in 1982. It is one of the largest civil engineering projects in India at that time and also the first dam to be built on Krishna River in Maharashtra The Dhom village was earlier known as Virat Nagar. The place is famous for its scenic beauty and the temples on the river banks. Narasimha Temple on the Krishna Ghat is a much-visited place and is a preferred locale by Bollywood for film shooting.
The Nandi Mandapa in front of the temple is raised in the two feet deeper lotus-shaped basin with a twenty feet diameter sunk in the basalt pavement. Over the two feet surface octagonal platform, you will see a typical Maratha-styled Nandi, carved and polished out of the basalt stone, under the stone canopy. This entire structure is standing on the giant back of the turtle. When the water is filled in the pond, i t appears like the fifteen feet giant turtle is swimming in the water while holding the Nandi Mandapa intact on its back, which makes it a unique structure in India. You will find Maratha styled eight feet high Shikhara or the tower above Nandi Mandapa complementing the entire structure in an aesthetic sense.
Menawali is a village about three kilometres from Wai.The village's claim to famous is due to the palace (wada) built by Nana Fadnavis,18th century Maratha statesman and the regent of Peshwa Madhavrao II.as well as its famous for of Hindi movies shooting place.
The Menavali Ghat in Wai is the mark of the legacy left behind by the influential minister of the Maratha Empire during the Peshwa administration, Nana Phadnavis. The Vishnu Temple and the Meneshwar Temple on this ghat were both constructed by him, in the beautiful Hemadpanti style of architecture. Along with historical and spiritual significance, the Menavali ghat provides natural beauty that can leave one in awe. One more attraction is the ghat and wada is used as shooting location for many Hindi and Marathi films
This Maha Ganpati temple, also known as Dholya Ganpati, because of its large size, is situated on the banks of the Krishna River at Wai. The Lord Ganesh idol here is very large and brightly painted, and looks very cheerful and happy. It will make you happy too, just to look and pray to him. After the darshan do take a walk around the idol (parikrama) to get his blessings. After emerging from the sanctum, walk behind to see the streamlined shape of the temple. It is designed in the shape of a fish to reduce the pressure of the flowing waters if there is a flood. Next to the Ganpati temple is the Kashi Vishweshwar temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It has a beautifully carved Nandi bull and a nicely decorated Shivling.
Kamalgad Fort is a square hill fort in the Sahyadri range of Maharashtra. Kamalgad is also known as Bhelanja or Kattalgad, where Kattalgad means death fort. The base village of this fort is Tupenwadi. Kamalgad fort located in Wai taluka of Pune District, Maharashtra. The Fort is about 4511 feet elevated above sea level, and it is an easy grade level trek. Trekkers from Panchgani, Satara, Mumbai and many other places visit this Fort