Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Pune: A city worth exploring for travellers

A political centre of Maratha rulers in the past, Pune is now known as the cultural capital of Maharashtra state. It offers a large variety of attractions for tourists, which they can explore during a vacation spent in this city. The hotels in Pune provide world-class accommodations for travellers coming from different parts of the globe to this part of Maharashtra every year. Best time to visit Pune is from October to February, when the climate is extremely pleasant for travel.

Monsoon makes its presence felt in Pune region between July and September. Around this time of the year, the climate of this city is characterized by mild to average rains. Winter arrives in the month of November, and stays till February. During this period, Pune experiences relatively low levels of humidity and a cool weather. The period from March to June is a hot season in this city, with daytime temperatures rising up to 42-Degree Celsius. 
Travellers can get to Pune comfortably, as it enjoys great connectivity by road, rail and air. One can get to the desired location in this city from its railway station and airport by hiring a taxi. People residing in the neighbouring cities can choose to travel by bus for reaching Pune comfortably.

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Walk around in Pune to Unravel its Natural Beauty

Shaniwar Wada, Pune

Shaniwar Wada: Built in 1736, Shaniwar Wada was amongst the most popular palaces during the Peshwa reign. It is a historic monument built by Bajirao Peshwa I. During its early days, this palace became the symbol of power and achieved huge significance amongst the aspiring rulers. Shaniwad Wada is situated at the main landmark of this city, which makes it one of the most sought after tourist attractions in Pune
Egret in dancing mood
Bird Watching/Trekking: If you intend to take a trip to Pune, you should note down its popular attractions because the list is never-ending. This city has a majestic history and the places in Pune have strong bearing on various historical facts. Apart from being a significant historical place, this city is also popular for its trekking routes. Every year, thousands of trekkers from different parts of India come here for scaling various mountain peaks. Apart from this, bird and nature lovers absolutely love this destination. If you want to see nature at its best, then you should visit here just after monsoon season or during early days of monsoon. 
There are many birds at this place. Most of them are either resident species or foreign ones. In order to notice more number of species, you would have to reach at the top of hills and explore various trekking routes.