Pune, with its rich culture and deep historical past, is one of the best places to visit and explore for enlightening both your mind and spirit. Your adventure in Pune begins with a pick up, where you'll also meet your English speaking guide. Your first visit is to the Aga Khan Palace, built in 1892 for the Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan. Admire its gorgeous architecture resting over immaculate lawns and learn of its history before heading to the Pataleshvara Cave Temple. This breathtaking temple, carved directly out of rock, was carved out in the 8th century and is a testament to the long history of India's religious culture. Afterwards, it's time to visit the famed Jangali Maharaj Temple. Sadguru Jangali Maharaj was a highly revered saint, enlightened, and was even an athlete during his time. Discover his life with your guide as you visit the temple dedicated to him. Pune as a community has a long story behind it, and this is what you'll learn in the Heritage Cell of the Pune Municipal Corporation Building. You'll learn about how rapidly this city has grown since the ancient times and how its moved forward into modern eras. You'll also be able to visit the Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, which holds the collection of ancient sculptures and artifacts. A collection of over 21,000 items is housed in the museum, reflecting every day life in various eras in India. After all that learning, it's time for a shopping break as you head to Tulsi Bagh, one of the oldest markets in Pune and full of trinkets, wares, and souvenirs. As part of your tour, you'll be able to offer prayers at Dagduseth Halwai Temple and Kasba Ganpati, two of the most renowned temples in the entire area. You'll also stop by the Lal Mahal, a monument established by Shivajimaharaj Shahaji Bhosale for his wife and son. Hear the origins of this beautiful, rosy munimanet and its architecture before going on a heritage walk in Shaniwarwada Fort. Should you opt for a full day tour, your adventure continues after some refreshments. You head to Darshan Museum, which is a unique experience in that it teaches you spiritual teachings of the mystic Vaswani, in the form of multimedia light shows and sounds. This is followed by a drive to the Tribal Cultural museum. This museum opens your eyes to the different tribes, cultures, and their heritage in Maharashtra and its 47 tribes. You then head to the National War Memorial, erected for the great martyrs of the wars who have fought and died for Independence. You continue on to Iskcon Temple, a beautiful building that is famed among devotees, dedicated to Radha-Krishna. And after your many journeys, you end it at Pu La Deshpande Udyan, a peaceful, Japanese-style park, where tranquility reings, and you can set yourself at ease, strolling through the green pathways.