Summers in Pune can get very hot and dry. In such times, the only solace for Punekars is to hit the road and escape to some nearest water bodies near this historical city. We give you six best lakes and dams in and around Pune which you should rush to, immediately!



This is one of the most common and favourite hangout place of the Punekars but the place still has kept its charm in-tact. It is 20 kilometre away from the main city and is set is absolutely stunning natural locales!



Constructed over the Mula river, Mulshi dam is one of the most important sources for fresh water for the citizens. There are many beautiful resorts surrounding this amazing picturesque locale. The site is 50 kilometre away from the city.



Ideal for a short one night stay for families and couples, this property has been a preferred choice of Punekars for long. The place, which is 183 kilometres away from Pune, is yet not touched by commercialism and is ideal to visit in winters and monsoons.



This dam is built on the Mula-Muthe river confluence and is 50 kilometres away from the main Pune city. There are some amazing resorts built here where you can go kayaking and boating!



Katraj Lake is extremely well-maintained with free laser shows between 7.30-8pm at every night for tourists. Sunset here is also worth looking at. It is located at about 10 kilometres from the main city and provides for a nice evening spot for nature lovers.