Lavasa is a quick weekend destination from Pune, perfect for relaxing. Lavasa is located near the city of Pune in the state of Maharashtra. Tourism in the city is probably the only industry alive. It is difficult to reach there by public transport, so having your own vehicle is recommended. The lake is the heart of the town. Normal and tandem bicycles can be rented in the lake city. The restaurants are mainly located by the lakeside promenade. It is a nice place to be visited both by family travellers and couple travellers. The city resembles an Italian town Portofino.
Recently, on a lazy weekend we went for a Lavasa trip from Mumbai. I (Tania) still remember gawking at the giant full-page newspaper advertisements of Lavasa city, a boutique city near Pune. I was a mere child in high school then. My father expressed interest in buying an apartment there but we were way poorer to afford anything so luxurious. Fast-forward a decade (almost) and I was standing on the soil of Lavasa. No, we didn’t get rich or anything. Unfortunately my life is no movie. I just happened to migrate to Mumbai and Lavasa is doable from the city. I never imagined I will say this but after visiting…