Pune is the most beautiful place itself. But there are many places around Pune which are very beautiful for monsoon trip. You can go there for one day trip as well as for long stay.
Lonavala is a hill station surrounded by green valleys but if you love to wet in rainy season then Lonavala is one the Best destinations to visit in Monsoon near PUNE.
Distance: Pune to Lonavala – By Car – It will take 1 h 15 min (66.4 km) via Bengaluru – Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai – Pune Hwy/Mumbai – Pune Exp. Local Train is also available.
Mahabaleshwar is a small town. Specially Famous for Strawberries, Mulberries and carrots. The best time to visit Mahabaleshwar is from June to September to experiences an average to heavy rainfall. It is a hill station located in the Sahyadri mountain range. Panchgani is a beautiful hill station in Maharashtra, so close to Mahabaleshwar. Mapro Gardens is a garden park in the Panchgani. Mapro is a food processing company.
Distance: Pune to Mahabaleshwar – By Car – It will take 2 h 56 min (120.3 km) via NH 48.
3. Lohagad Fort
Lohagad is one of the many hill forts of Maharashtra state in India. Situated close to the hill station Lonavala. In rainy season the fort looks very beautiful just like wearing the green Saree. Lohagad fort has around 250 to 300 steps. Lohagad Fort was built in the 18th century. It is ideal place for trekking.
Distance: Pune to Lohagad – By Car – It will take 1 h 40 min (64.3 km) via NH 48.
4. Tamhini Ghat
Tamhini Ghat is a mountain passage located between Mulshi and Tamhini. The peak season is during monsoon when it is all green and wet, you can visit during winter as well. Distance: Pune to Tamhini Ghat – By Car – It will take 2 h 9 min (53.3 km) via Paud Rd and 2 h 15 min (63.4 km) via Mulshi Rd.