Explore Pune In A Day With INR 1000 Only
While exploring a new city, it's always fun to look at it from a local's perspective. Travel, eat, explore everything that the people who belong to the city love. Sometimes that can get expensive. Here are things you can do in Pune for under INR 1000 bucks.
Shopping and Food - The Best Combination
Pune is filled with different cultures and ethnicity. The Camp and MG Road area is highly influenced by the Parsi and Irani communities of Pune. You can simply take an auto from the railway station (INR 70 - INR 100) to M.G Road and get down near Aurora Towers where you will see several lanes connected to each other. These lanes are filled with shops ideal for street shopping. You can find stylish clothes starting for INR 200 and If you are good at bargaining, even cheaper. Check out the iconic restaurant Marz-O-Rin and try their chutney sandwich for INR 40 only. If you are looking for a hearty non-vegetarian meal, head over to Dorabjee and Son’s or Radio in Camp where you’ll find delicious beef, chicken and mutton dishes for less than INR 200. You can simply take an auto from M.G Road to Shivaji Market in Camp for less INR 50.
For The History Geeks
Now if you are a nerd (it’s a compliment!), you are already aware of the rich history of Pune. Known as the cultural capital of Maharashtra, Pune houses some very iconic forts and temples. You can visit the Shaniwar Wada for a very minimal fare. As it is at the centre of the city, you can reach this place from anywhere for under INR 150 by an auto. You can also check out bus routes from your area that take you directly to the fort. Once there, walk a little ahead and visit the famous Dagdusheth Halwai Temple. The idol is surely to take your breath away even if you are not the religious kind. The entry? Completely free.
Party It Up!
If you thought you can’t party it up in Pune on a budget, you are wrong. Being a hub for colleges and several MNCs, Pune has a vast range of bars and pubs to keep you entertained. Head over to Koregaon Park - the party hub of the city and go bar hopping at the hippest bars thanks to amazing happy hour rates. Swig and High Spirits are crowd favourites where you can grab a beer for INR 150 and on happy hours, two for INR 200. You can also try out places like Hidden Place or Bar Stock Exchange for affordable alcohol options.
Calling Out Foodies
Pune is a great place for a foodie. No matter where you go, you’ll find several options. Head over to Deccan or M.G Road for the best options. Shops near Pune Station are also a great options if you are looking to try out local delights like sabudana khichdi and vada pav. The best part? They are cheap and there is a variety of things to try! You can access all the main locations by a bus or an auto (costing you from INR 40-INR 150).
If you like street shopping then Pune will surely impress you! On the famous Fergusson College Road (F.C Road) you will find street shops lined up one after the other. From shoes to bags, denims to dresses, kurtas to trendy tops, you will find everything here. You can get stylish apparels here for as cheap as INR 300 and accessories for even cheaper. Reaching F.C Road is easy from anywhere as there are several bus routes that take you there for less than INR 50.