Situated right in the heart of the city, the Taljai Hill or Taljai Tekadi is a popular trekking and picnic spot for Punekars as well as tourists. The main attraction on the hill is the Taljai Mata Temple. If you are lucky enough, you might come across many peacocks and even a few snakes while on your hike up the hill. A no vehicle zone, the hill is covered in lush green trees, especially during the monsoons. The Taljai Hill is a must visit for nature lovers and amateur bird watchers.
This is quite a popular place for jogging and morning walks. It is getting popular among Yoga and meditation enthusiasts from the localities like Sahkarnagar, Parvati and Dhankawadi nearby. Taljai Tekdi Cricket Ground is a very popular spot among youngsters.
Taljai Hill Travel Tips
- Wearing sturdy shoes is recommended.
- Carry drinking water and snacks with you.
Taljai Hill Hours
- Some areas of the hill are open only between 5 am to 10 am and 4:30 pm to 7 pm.
How to Reach Taljai Hill
- Datte bus stop
- Hiring an auto rickshaw is recommended.
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3.74% of people who visit Pune include Taljai Hill in their plan
25% of people start their Taljai Hill visit around 10 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Taljai Hill
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Taljai Hill