Pratapgad, in the Satara district, is very close to Mahabaleshwar. It is a famous tourist destination because of the majestic Pratapgad fort. The Battle of Pratapgad took place here on 10th November 1659 between Shivaji I and Afzal Khan. You must book our Pratapgad Tour Packages from Pune to explore the hill fort and the mesmerizing views of its surroundings.
Why do people from Pune love Pratapgad for vacation?
People from Pune love going to Pratapgad for vacation because of its rich history, beautiful landscapes, and peaceful atmosphere. It is a perfect combination of adventure, relaxation, and cultural exploration.
You can also enjoy trekking and learning about the valor of the Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Pratapgad provides mesmerizing vistas and ample opportunities to unwind and relax.
Pratapgad Tour Packages from Pune include transportation from Pune to Pratapgad and back, accommodation in a comfortable hotel, a guided tour of the fort, and sightseeing as per the itinerary. Some packages also include adventure activities like trekking, camping, and paragliding.
Why Book with us?
Pratapgad Tour Packages from Pune with Holidays DNA are carefully curated to provide a hassle-free and memorable experience. Our packages offer the best of Pratapgad at affordable prices, with customizable sightseeing, accomodation, and travel options to suit your preferences. We also provide 24/7 customer support for any queries or assistance during your trip.
Resort & Hotels options with our Pratapgad Tour Packages from Pune
You can find reasonably priced holiday homes, guest houses, and hotels. There are plush resorts, villas, and cottages offering excellent services and warm hospitality. You can pick an accommodation within your budget.
Popular Sightseeing Places
The popular sightseeing places in Pratapgad are:
1. Kedareshwar Temple
Kedareshwar Temple is a cave temple and a protected monument, worshipping Ishwara or Lord Shiva. Its traditional Hoysala architecture in soapstone has intricate carvings, relief work, and sculptures.
2. Gode Talav
Gode Talav is a serene lake providing excellent opportunities for photography, relaxation, and bird watching. You can enjoy a walk or boating on the lake.
3. Redaka Buruj
Redaka Buruj is a high bastion in the square-shaped upper part of Pratapgad Fort. The rampart wall runs northwards towards the Redaka Buruj and southwards towards the Kadelot Point. It perfectly hid the main entrance.
Activities & Things to do
Pratapgad also offers various adventure activities for thrill-seekers, such as trekking, camping, and paragliding. You can enjoy stunning views of the surrounding Sahyadri mountains and valleys.
Explorers can visit Mount Malcolm. It is a colonial-era mansion near the Pratapgad Fort. You can seek blessings at the Bhavani Temple and see the 17-foot-high equestrian bronze statue of Shivaji.
Shop at Pratapgad Bazaar for handicrafts, spices, and handicrafts. Amar Collection, Hawaldar Sonawane Store, and Toshaniwal Shopping House are popular shopping complexes. Hasta Kendra is a crafts store.
You can purchase pure honey, intricately woven baskets, local handicrafts, toys, leather goods, chappals, jewelry, and clothes. Get fresh fruit products like jams, squashes, jellies, and marmalades.
How to reach Pratapgad from Pune
Reach Pratapgad by taking a flight to Pune Airport or a train to Pune Railway Station. Then you can hire a taxi or book a bus to reach Pratapgad. The distance from Pune to Pratapgad is 139 km, which can be covered in 3.5 hours.
Pratapgad Tour Packages from Pune are carefully crafted to provide you the best experience. It saves time and effort in planning your trip. You can explore the rich history of beautiful landscapes and indulge in adventurous activities at Pratapgad without any worries.