2D-1N Pune to Kolhapur-Jyotiba-Panhala Tour Package

2 Days

Most Important

  • Pune
  • Yes before 1 Day
  • 1 dinner, 1 Breakfast
  • 50% Advance
  • Available
  • Cab
  • Kolhapur, Jyotiba,Panhala

Are you looking for a short and sweet getaway from Pune? Do you want to explore the rich heritage and culture of Maharashtra? If yes, then you should consider booking the 2D-1N Pune to Kolhapur-Jyotiba-Panhala Tour package. This package will take you to some of the most amazing places in and around Kolhapur, a city known for its history, spirituality and cuisine. You can visit during One Day Pune To Kolhapur Trip By Private Cab

You will visit Jyotiba Temple, a holy site of Hinduism, Panhala Fort, one of the largest and most important forts in Maharashtra, Mahalakshmi Temple, one of the Shakti Peethas in India, Rankala Lake, a scenic freshwater lake, New Palace, a royal palace with a museum, and Binkhambi Ganesh Temple, a unique temple without any pillar support. You will also enjoy the comfortable stay at a standard hotel in Kolhapur and the delicious meals included in the package.

Pune to Kolhapur-Jyotiba-Panhala Tour package is ideal for families, couples and solo travellers who want to experience the best of Kolhapur in a short time. The package includes cab charges, toll charges, parking charges, one dinner and one breakfast. You can book this package online or offline at an affordable price. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable trip to Kolhapur with the 2D-1N Pune to Kolhapur-Jyotiba-Panhala Tour package.

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Overview of 2D-1N Pune to Kolhapur-Jyotiba-Panhala Tour Package

This package is a perfect choice for those who want to explore the historical and spiritual aspects of Kolhapur, a city in Maharashtra that was once the capital of the Maratha Empire.

You will visit some of the most famous attractions in and around Kolhapur, such as Jyotiba Temple, Panhala Fort, Mahalakshmi Temple, Rankala Lake, New Palace and Binkhambi Ganesh Temple.

You will also enjoy the comfortable accommodation at a standard hotel in Kolhapur and the delicious meals included in the package.

You will travel by a private cab from Pune to Kolhapur and back, with all the charges covered in the package.

You will have enough time to explore each place at your own pace and learn about the history and culture of Kolhapur.

Highlights of 2D-1N Pune to Kolhapur-Jyotiba-Panhala Tour Package

  • Visit Jyotiba Temple, a holy site of Hinduism dedicated to Jyotiba, an incarnation of three gods: Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.
  • Explore Panhala Fort, one of the largest and most important forts in Maharashtra that witnessed several battles and sieges during the reign of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
  • Offer prayers and receive blessings at Mahalakshmi Temple, one of the Shakti Peethas in India that is dedicated to Mahalakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity.
  • Enjoy boating, horse riding, bird watching or relaxing by Rankala Lake, a scenic freshwater lake that was formed by an earthquake in the 9th century.
  • Visit New Palace, a royal palace that houses the Shahaji Chhatrapati Museum, which displays costumes, weapons, jewellery, paintings and other artefacts related to the history and culture of Kolhapur.
  • See Binkhambi Ganesh Temple, a unique temple that was built without any pillar support and has an orange coloured idol of Ganesh.

Itinerary of 2D-1N Pune to Kolhapur-Jyotiba-Panhala Tour

Start your journey from Pune in the morning and drive for about 5 hours to reach Jyotiba Temple, a holy site of Hinduism near Wadi Ratnagiri in Kolhapur district. The temple is dedicated to Jyotiba, an incarnation of three gods: Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. You can admire the architecture of the temple, which has three shrines, a flag pole, a deepmala and a tower clock. You can also participate in the rituals and offerings at the temple1
After visiting the temple, drive for another 30 minutes to reach Panhala Fort, one of the largest and most important forts in Maharashtra. The fort was built by the Shilahara ruler Bhoja II in the 12th century and later expanded by the Adil Shahi dynasty of Bijapur and the Maratha Empire. The fort witnessed several battles and sieges, especially during the reign of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. You can explore the fort complex, which has several monuments, bastions, gates, gardens and museums. You can also enjoy the panoramic views of the Sahyadri mountain range and the Rankala Lake from the fort.
In the evening, drive to Kolhapur city and check-in at your hotel. You can relax and have dinner at your hotel or explore the nearby markets and restaurants.

After breakfast, check-out from your hotel and start your sightseeing tour of Kolhapur. The first stop is Mahalakshmi Temple, one of the most famous temples of the city and one of the Shakti Peethas in India. The temple is dedicated to Mahalakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity. The temple was built in the 7th century and has a magnificent idol of Mahalakshmi adorned with jewels and flowers. You can also see the images of Mahakali and Mahasaraswati in the temple complex. You can offer prayers and receive blessings at the temple
Next, drive to Rankala Lake, a freshwater lake located on the outskirts of Kolhapur. The lake was formed by an earthquake in the 9th century and has a Hindu temple with a Nandi on its bank. The lake is surrounded by chaupati, gardens, fountains and a zoo. You can enjoy boating, horse riding, bird watching or just relaxing by the lake. You can also visit Shalini Palace, a royal palace built in 1931-34 on the west bank of the lake. The palace is made of black stone and Italian marble and has a museum with memorabilia of the Kolhapur rulers
After lunch, drive to New Palace, another royal palace built in 1877-84 by Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj. The palace is an example of Indian architecture with black stone arches, stained glass windows, wooden doorways and a tower clock. The palace houses the Shahaji Chhatrapati Museum, which displays costumes, weapons, jewellery, paintings and other artefacts related to the history and culture of Kolhapur. You can also see stuffed animals, trophies and photographs of hunting expeditions by the royal family.
The last stop is Binkhambi Ganesh Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh located near Mahalakshmi Temple. The temple was built in 1882 without any pillar support and has an orange coloured idol of Ganesh. It is believed that the idol was discovered while repairing a well and is older than the temple itself. You can offer prayers and receive prasad at the temple
In the evening, drive back to Pune with fond memories of your trip.

Includes/Excludes

This tour package includes:

  • Cab charges for the round trip from Pune to Kolhapur, Jyotiba- Panhala and back, as well as for the local sightseeing in Kolhapur.
  • Standard hotel accommodation in Kolhapur for one night, with one dinner and one breakfast at the hotel.
  • Toll charges and parking charges for the cab throughout the trip.

Excluding Package

  • Entry fees for the Kolhapur, Jyotiba, Panhala and any other attractions that you may visit near Kolhapur.
  • Lunch for both days of the trip. You can stop at any restaurant of your choice on the way or near the caves.
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the including items, such as tips, personal shopping, etc.

FAQ's

What is the best time to visit Kolhapur?

the best time to visit Kolhapur is between November and February, when the weather is pleasant and cool. The winter season offers a comfortable temperature range of 14 to 30°C, making it ideal for sightseeing and exploring the city’s attractions

The summer season, from March to June, is very hot and humid, with May being the hottest month. The temperature can go up to 37°C, making it uncomfortable for outdoor activities

The monsoon season, from July to September, brings heavy rainfall due to the proximity of the Western Ghats. The city receives an average of 200 mm of rain per month, which can cause flooding and landslides

Q: How long is the drive from Pune to Kolhapur and back?

A: The distance between Pune and Kolhapur is about 230 km and it takes around 4 hours to cover it by road. The total driving time for the round trip is about 8 hours, excluding the time spent at the attractions.

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Most Important

  • Pune
  • Yes before 1 Day
  • 1 dinner, 1 Breakfast
  • 50% Advance
  • Available
  • Cab
  • Kolhapur, Jyotiba,Panhala

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