Hostels in Panshet

Maharashtra

Panshet

Tucked away in the Western Ghats near Pune, Panshet is renowned for its picturesque Panshet Dam, which plays a vital role in water supply and irrigation for the region. This area is a blend of n....

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Destination

Altitude:

7500 ft

Destination

Population:

169,578*

What’s Panshet famous for?

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Panshet Dam

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Watersports

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Ancient Forts

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Lush Forests

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Rainy Weather

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Camping

Itinerary

How to spend a day in Panshet

9:00 AM
Morning at Panshet Dam

Morning at Panshet Dam

Start your day at the scenic Panshet Dam. Enjoy the serene morning views of the reservoir, perfect for photography and peaceful walks along the water's edge.

10:30 AM
Water Sports

Water Sports

Engage in thrilling water sports activities available at the dam. Try your hand at kayaking, windsurfing, or boating. Vendors and instructors for all these activities are available near the dam. Charges apply for each activity separately.

12:30 PM
Lunch at a Local Eatery

Lunch at a Local Eatery

Savor authentic Maharashtrian cuisine at a nearby local eatery. Panshet has many small family run eateries that dole out great food. Don't miss out on trying specialties like Pithla Bhakri or Masala Bhaat.

2:00 PM
Trek to Torna Fort

Trek to Torna Fort

Torna Fort is renowned as the first fort captured by Shivaji Maharaj and the highest hill fort in Pune, offering panoramic views and a glimpse into Maratha history. The hike is moderately challenging and rewards you with breathtaking views of the Sahyadri range and insights into the region's historical significance.

Things to do in Panshet

Located in the Western Ghats near Pune, Panshet Dam is a large dam, with a vast reservoir and doubles as a prime spot for water-based recreation, offering activities such as boating, windsurfing, and kayaking. Its strategic location amidst the mountains also makes it a popular destination for camping and bird watching.
Towering at an elevation of 1,403 meters, Torna Fort is the highest fort in the Pune district, known for being the first fort captured by Shivaji Maharaj in 1643. Rich in history, the fort presents rugged treks leading to its summit, where visitors are rewarded with expansive views of the Sahyadri range.
Situated atop a hill Sinhagad Fort, stands as a testament to the bravery of the Maratha warriors, especially Tanaji Malusare. Known for its strategic importance and the pivotal battles fought here, the fort offers visitors a glimpse into Maharashtra’s rich history, with ancient structures, military stables, and temples dotting its landscape.
Pabe Ghat View Point is a lesser-known gem offering panoramic vistas of the surrounding valleys and hills. Ideal for photography enthusiasts and nature lovers, this vantage point showcases a splendid tapestry of lush greenery, especially vibrant during the monsoon season.
Situated near Varasgaon Dam on the Mose River, Varasgaon Waterfall emerges as a spectacular cascade, especially during the monsoon season. This waterfall, with its refreshing spray and thunderous sound, attracts visitors for its picturesque setting and the opportunity to enjoy a scenic and rejuvenating retreat amidst nature's splendor.

HOSTELS IN PANSHET

The Hosteller Panshet

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The Hosteller Panshet

Welcome to The Hosteller Panshet, an escape nestled along the serene Mutha River, offering a unique blend of contemporary design and natural beauty. Each room boasts a breathtaking view of the lake, complementing the hostel's exotic and modern aesthetic. The hostel's distinctive tubular facade, with its sustainable, repurposed structures, presents a one-of-a-kind experience. Wall mounted beds and outdoor seating areas provide a luxurious vantage point to gaze over the tranquil Mutha River. The concept revolves around enhancing the property's existing atmosphere, seamlessly blending with the lush tropical surroundings.

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HOSTELS NEAR PANSHET

The Hosteller Bhandardara

The Hosteller Bhandardara

The Hosteller Bhandardara is themed around the natural aesthetics of the region, with greens, blues and softer yellows incorporated into the structure. There are red terracotta accents to bring out the earthiness and 100 year old vintage doors that adorn the premium cottages; a homage to the local craftsmanship. Nestled amidst the most gorgeous green hills, this hostel is the quintessential addition to your quick getaways from the city. Best part, the hostel is connected to the expansive lake, ideal for observing the migrating birds on your walks. Trek up the Ratangad Peak in the morning and come back to the hostel to catch an open air movie in the evenings, relax around the bonfire or stargaze from your balconies. Let’s #GetUpGo to Bhandardara!

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Starting @961/night

The Hosteller Lonavala

The Hosteller Lonavala

Unknown to many, Lonavala also has a lot of caves, hiking trails, smaller lakes, and forts to explore in and around it. And to be your best friend in Lonavala is The Hosteller Lonavala.

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Starting @1069/night

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