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Looking for a perfect holiday destination? Look no further than Panshet Nestled in the Sahyadris, Panshet boasts a breathtaking setting and the best climate in the early monsoon season. With trekking, hiking, and water sports adventures, Panshet is a complete package for a long-cherished holiday. Book your hotel and car rental with Gagiri Tours and Travels for a hassle-free experience.



How To Reach Panshet

Panshet dam distance from Pune city is about 41 km. There are different modes of transport available to reach the Panshet dam. Depending on the availability of time and the most convenient mode to travel,

you can choose from the following:


  • By Air: If you are a tourist coming from another city, you are likely to be landed at Pune International Airport. The airport is about 37 km away from Panshet. You can choose to take a cab directly from the airport toward the Panshet dam. If you wish, you can also choose to travel by local bus transport.

  • By Bus: If you are based out of Pune, or, are starting your travel toward Panshet from the city center, traveling by bus is an option to choose! There are buses starting from Swargate Pune at around 8 am and 11 am heading toward Panshet dam directly. You can choose the nearest bus to board these buses. Similarly, buses start from Panshet, back to Pune at around 11 am and 2 pm every day. These buses are state-run and Panshet being a considerably remote region, you may not want to miss the said bus schedules. It is also recommended to head back toward Pune on your return journey in the morning hours. By doing so, there is a reduced risk of traveling during the late hours of the day if there happen to be bus schedule cancellations.

  • By Train: The nearest railway station to Panshet is the Pune Junction. The Panshet dam’s distance from the station is about 25 km. Hence, you will need to take a bus from Swargate or Kothrud that heads towards the Panshet dam. You can also choose to book a cab in order to make your travel quicker and easier.

  • By Car/Bike: This is one of the most convenient options to reach Panshet. If you have a car or bike of your own, you can self-drive. You can even choose to hire a private cab (Uber and Ola offer their services toward Panshet). You can reach Panshet by starting off from Kothrud, Rajaram Bridge to head toward the Khadakwasla dam. On reaching the Khadakwasla, you will need to take a right turn from a place named Donaje Phata to reach Panshet. If Kothrud is too long for you, you can also start off toward Khadakwasla by taking the route of Warje Malwadi. It takes about 1.5 hours by road to cover the distance of 40 km toward Panshet from the city center. It is to be noted that, covering the last few miles before reaching Panshet can become challenging. The roads are not in a very good state. However, they are fine enough to pave a way for cars and bikes driven at a slow pace.


Best Time To Visit Panshet Dam

Panshet is scenic and peaceful during the early winters i.e from November to February. But if you wish to witness its most gorgeous form, don’t miss visiting it during the monsoon. Monsoons are the main water source for the Sahyadris and hence the gushing waterfalls. After all, what’s a trip to a green place without such a splendid landscape around you! The surroundings of Panshet are glorious and lush green from the months of June to September. Having visited Panshet during the rainy season also gives you a chance to enjoy the best water sports, food, and photography.


Things to Know before visiting Panshet

Here are a few important things you must know before you plan your holiday to Panshet:


Visiting Panshet dam is allowed between 10 am to 6 pm

    Time required: 

If you are not planning to camp at Panshet dam and are visiting it just for a day trip, you will need, not more than half a day to explore it completely. (This does not include any nearby treks or activities)

     Medical Help: 

Unfortunately, there is no serious medical help available within a radius of 5 to 10 km of Panshet dam, Pune. It is recommended to carry a first aid kit along with the necessary medications in case of emergencies.

    Food options: 

There are few modest yet good options available for eating in the vicinity of Panshet dam. Most of which are local and serve rural dishes on an Indian menu. It is a good idea to carry some basic snack items along with you.

       Network connectivity: 

You may find the network fluctuating as you start entering the vicinity of the Panshet dam. The service providers like Airtel and Idea have the least connectivity while Jio and BSNL perform better. It is recommended to download offline Google maps well in advance before losing the network connectivity.

         Transport options: 

There are fewer to no travel options like autos, buses, etc. near Panshet dam. The buses run only twice a day with no availability of any tracking apps and tools.



Panshet Nature's Paradise

Address- Blue medows society, Panshet - Ghol Rd, Blue Meadows Panshet, Pune, Saiv Kh, Maharashtra 412107

Rs 2378/-

Subhedar Machi Panshet Resort

Address-Velhe-Panshet Rd, Kadve, Pune, Maharashtra 412107

MTDC Resort, Panshet

Address- Tal, Velhe, Panshet, Maharashtra 412107

Rs 3178

Ekaant The Retreat

Address- Village Dasve, Post Mose Budruk Taluka Mulshi, Panshet - Ghol Rd, Lavasa, Maharashtra 412112

Swiss Lake Resort by Cloudstay

Address- Vill Admal, Tal. Mulshi, Dist. Pune, Landmark, near lake, Lavasa, Maharashtra 412112

Rs 3654

Nature's Magic Resort

Address- Mose Bk, Maharashtra 412107

Rs 2080

Lakeview Resort Lavasa

Address- Police Choki, At Padalgahar, Post, Dasve Rd, near Lavasa, Lavasa, Maharashtra 412112

Rs 2234/-



Mango Leaf Lake Resort

Address- NDA Rd, near Malai Mata Temple, Khadakwasla, Khadakwadi, Maharashtra 411023

Rs 5554/-

Sorina Hillside Resort - Best Resort near Khadakwasla l Sinhgad

Address- Panshet Rd, behind Blue Bird Factory Zalanwadi, Gorhe Khurd, Khadakwasla, Pune, Maharashtra 411042

Rs 3844/-

Holiday Cottage Inn

Address- 197/a, Sinhgad Rd, Golewadi, Donaje, Ghera Sinhagad, Maharashtra 411025

Rs 1467/-

Nitya Resort And Farmhouse

Address- Gorhe Khurd Opp Dada Kondke Studio Singhgad Khadakwasla, Gorhe Khurd, Maharashtra 411025

Rs 3090/-

AQUARIUS Resort & Lawns

Address- Gorhe Budruk, Khiridwasti, off Sinhgad Road, Girinagar, Maharashtra 411025

Hotel peacock garden and lodging

Address- Kondhawe-Dhawade, Maharashtra 411023

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