Pune is India’s most favoured city for education due to the presence of top-notch universities and has one of the most advanced manufacturing industry in the country.Pune charms its visitors with its rich history and contemporary culture. Here is Collabo’s curated list of the best events in the city this week.
The Kala Kollective in Pune is conducting a finger paiting workshop on 6th July. It urges artists ditch their brushes and watch their paintings flourish with life while using simple finger painting techniques. The Kala Kollective also hosts fun and creative activities for people to experience the power of art through creative recreation.
The PhotoWorks, Pune will help you take your photography skills to a higher level. The Advanced photography workshop on 6th July by the PhotoWorks will focus on advanced camera techniques, portrait photography, landscape techniques, long exposure photography etc. It will have an indoor session followed by an outdoor session.
The Edufest 2019 aims to bring together like minded people under the same roof and provide common training that caters to all kinds of preschools and centres. It will look to uplift the overall quality of education as a shared vision among early learning centres and preschools. Edufest 2019 will bring together communites to broaden horizons by sharing innovative ideas, best practices, growing trends and new techniques and resources to expand knowledge, skill and attitude.
The Kalsubai mountain range lies within the Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary. Its summit situated at an elevation of 1646 metres is the highest point in Maharashtra. It is visited throughout the year by avid trekkers, Kalsubai temple devotees and wildlife enthusiasts alike. It is said that a woman name kalsu bai was punished by the villagers and forced to leave the village, that woman climbed this mountain and started living on it and died there.
White water rafting is an exemplary activity for all adventure seekers. Challenging the fearsome waves and crusing through them causes a rush of adrenaline. Rafting in the Kundalika river near Kolad will be an ultimate experience nobody would want to miss while in Pune.
Ratangad is a fort in Ratan Wadi, overlooking the locale of Bhandardara, one of the oldest artificial catchment area. Monsoon Trek to Ratangad Fort is a magnificent trek which passes through one of the most serene regions in the Sahyadris. The trek has many twisted paths which makes the trek difficult but a fun adventure. The Ratangad Trek is a must do acitivity for any trek lover.
7. Karla Caves
The Karla caves are a complex of ancient Buddhist Indian rock – cut caves in Lonavala. The caves date back to the 2nd century BC and represent the golden period of Buddhism in India.
The Palace was built by Sultan Aga Khan III in 1892. It is set in a peaceful wooded 6.5-hectare plot. It was built to help the poor in and around Pune who where drastically hit by famine. It is one of the important landmarks in Indian history.