Private Tour: 4-Hour Walking Tour Of Old Pune

From
USD
Per Person
Instant ConfirmationLowest Price Guaranteed

Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:30am or 2:30pm
  • Departure Details :
    Your Pune hotel or the Pune Airport
  • Return Details :
    Your Pune hotel or the Pune Airport
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Experience the sights, sounds, and aromas of the vibrant city of Old Pune on this private, 4-hour walking tour. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour, and visit Shaniwar Wada Fort, the copper smith's colony, a bamboo workshop, Dagdusheth Ganpati, and more in the company of your own personal guide and private group of up to 15. Entrance fees not included.

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

Know More about this tour

Begin with a 9:30am or 2:30pm pickup from your hotel or Pune Airport, and then travel in a private vehicle toShaniwarwada, where you'll begin your 4-hour walking tour with a private guide.

Your guide will introduce you to the history of the city and the way of life during the Maratha Empire. After a brief orientation, you'll walk through the city and visit places of historical and cultural significance.

Stop at the temple of Kasba Ganpati to see the Elephant God who is the patron deity of Pune. No new venture is started in Pune without this gods blessings.

Next, see Nana Wada, the estate of Nana Phadnavis, chief administrator of the Peshwa rulers of Pune. Visit, too, Lal Mahal, the past home of Chhatrapati Shivaji, and Tulshibaug, where you'll see the tall shikara of this traditional Vaishnavite temple. From the temple you can observe the homes and shops inside the courtyard and stop at the popular market for costume jewelry, knickknacks, and more.

Then, experience the vibrant bustle of Jyotiba Phule Mandai, Punes largest covered market, which sells vegetables, fruits, prayer paraphernalia, utensils, clothes, and other unique items.

After, see the Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati temple, and visit traditional bangle shops on the bangle sellers lane, adjacent to Jyotiba Phule Mandai. You'll also go to Burud Ali, where you can watch Punes large community of basket makers at work.

The tour ends at Vishrambaug Wada, built by the last Peshwa Baji Rao II. Theres a small shop inside run by a local retailer that sells eco-friendly handcrafted garments, ornaments, and bags.

After the tour you'll finish with a drop-off at your original departure point.

Inclusions

  • Private guide
  • Personal chauffeur with air-conditioned car
  • Hotel or airport pickup and drop-off
  • Fuel, parking, surcharge and government taxes

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance tickets to attractions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please dress modestly and ensure you have adequate sun protection

You must take off your shoes if you wish to enter a place of worship

This is a great tour for those interested in photography

This tour involves a moderate amount of walking it is suggested to wear comfortable shoes