Panshet Dam

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  • Address: Panshet Dam, Pune-Panshet road, Pune district, Maharashtra., India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Nature, Dam
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Panshet is a rustic destination famous for water sports 50 kms southwest of Pune. A backwater lake has formed because of the dam where these water sports are carried out. Many weekenders from Pune-Mumbai come here to relax in one of the resorts nearby and gaze at the breathtaking Sahyadri mountain range that surrounds it.

Also called as Tanajisagar dam, Panshet is situated on river Ambi and has provided water to Pune since many decades. In the first year after this dam was constructed, the new construction had started developing some problems and it finally broke on 12th July 1961.

Stories of how Panshet Dam burst and flooded the entire city are still told by aged Puneites and can also be found in the city literature.

This place offers marvelous scenic views, especially in the rainy reasons. Kayaking, windsurfing, exciting rides in speedboats and on water scooters will give you a radically different holiday experience than other picnic spots nearby. 

Authentic rural Maharashtrian food- stuffed Brinjal and Bhakari coupled with old hindi songs is the recipe for a perfect day out.

Visit this area for a nice evening boat ride and watch the sun go down amidst the Sahyadris. A charming place with full of nature’s bounty, Panshet doesn’t disappoint you. It won’t be long until this place becomes your family’s favorite weekend spot. Panshet dam is one of the best things to do in Pune.

Panshet Dam Travel Tips

  • The recommended time to visit is at Monsoon, winter, evenings.
  • Wear suitable footwear in Rainy season, the roads get slippery.
  • Carry an extra pair of clothes with you.
  • Avoid travelling at night.
  • This dam in the rainy season is a delight! Try visiting it during this time.
  • You can buy organic vegetables directly from the farms on this road.
  • Make sure that the security measures are in place before getting on any adventure rides.
  • You can try the adventure sports available in the area. A lot of organic urban farmers reside in the region.

How to Reach Panshet Dam

  • Panshet ST Stand bus stop

  • Jen Jon’s Lavasa Brewery cafe
  • Vyanjan restaurant
  • The deck
  • Dominos
  • Roadside Dhabas

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  • Panshet Dam Address: Panshet Dam, Pune-Panshet road, Pune district, Maharashtra., India
  • Panshet Dam Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Panshet Dam(preferred time): 07:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Panshet Dam: 06:00 Hrs
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  • 4.33% of people who visit Pune include Panshet Dam in their plan

  • 47.92% of people start their Panshet Dam visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 6 Hrs to see Panshet Dam

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Panshet Dam

People normally club together Sinhagad Fort and Tikona Fort while planning their visit to Panshet Dam.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Panshet Dam Reviews & Ratings

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  • If we want to start from Pune and go to lavasa covering some dam sites is a 9 hour trip sufficient?

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    • The road to Lavasa is very scenic and you can easily cover the dam sites in 9 hours.

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