Things to do in Pune

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Pune's Full Day Private Tour Activities

1. 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.

Pune: Street Food Tour with Over 5 Food Tastings

2. Pune: Street Food Tour with Over 5 Food Tastings

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.

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What people are saying about Pune

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 9 reviews

A beautiful day with a very friendly guide

It is a very complete and interesting day the guide was fascinating we learn a lot about Indian rituals and spirit and the goods made of Indian plants while visiting the main places and monuments of Pune