Pune is known to be the cultural capital of Maharashtra because it reflects a lot of aspects of Marathi culture to the core. Here, people are deeply interested in various educational activities. The city has developed a multicultural society over the last few years due to the advanced education system and industrial hub. You can observe, many festivals and celebrations with great excitement and reverence in the city.
Once upon a time, Pune city was an important center for Maratha Empire and is popularly known for its historical attractions like forts and temples. Pune is not only the destination of various educational institutes, but it has earned the new epithet called, “Oxford of the East”. Currently, In an Asia- Pacific region, Pune is one of the fastest growing cities in India.
In Pune city, you can find various parks, museums, and zoos which show the history of this city, culture and gives the opportunities for a recreational outing to the visitors. Within the city you can find Aga Khan Palace, Sinhagad, Chaturshringi temple and Parvati hill etc, these are also famous tourist places in Pune.
The city is blessed with a bounty of nature and you can explore the scenic beauty around the city. Pune is one city in Maharashtra that is surrounded by amazing views and spots in reachable distances.
Morachi Chincholi is one of the best picnic spots near Pune, which has both an amazing view and is at a reachable distance from Pune. This place is also known as Peacock Sanctuary. It is an ideal place for top weekend getaways around Pune for school picnics, college groups, and families. This is a small village and is situated near Shirur Taluka. It belongs to Pune center and is located almost 11 Kilometre from Shirur and 180 KM from capital Mumbai.
Morachi Chincholi is a perfect getaway from the bustling city life. Although, there are no commercial activities and luxurious resorts, but you will not miss them because of friendly villager’s hospitality and humanity. You really feel comfortable and enjoyable at Morachi Chincholi. You can also explore the authentic culture of village life & can watch dancing peacocks during your two days stay. By the name itself, it means a town of dancing peacocks and tamarind trees all around.
At Morachi Chincholi you can spend some quality time at the farm, villagers help you to experience farming, you can also relish the Maharashtra’s specialties in Morachi Chincholi like Bhakri and Jhoonka. During Monsoon seasons, they serve you the famous pakodas which are an amazing treat for everyone. The chilly night is beautiful at Morachi and is made comfortable with a bonfire.
The villagers have their own website for promoting their websites; people here are quite tech-savvy, helping to promote their tourist spot. It helps the visitors to contact them easily and understand their activities and services, and of course, help them to plan a trip.
If you plan a trip at Morachi Chincholi, then don’t forget to spot the peacocks during morning time between 6 AM to 8 AM and evening time between 4 PM to 6 PM.
Once you reach Morachi, the host offers you a delicious breakfast. You can choose any option for a ride like a tractor or a bullock cart to enter the farm and enjoy the greenery, farming and irrigation life experience.
HOW TO REACH Morachi Chincholi:
If you are planning to travel by rail then please note, there is no railway station at Morachi Chincholi in less than 10 Km. Reachable railway station from towns is – Daund Jn Rail Way Station, Shivajinagar Rail Way Station, Kashti Railway Station and Pune Jn Railway Station.
Nearby towns from Morachi chincholi are Pune, Daund, Shirur & Shrigonda and having better road connectivity. Distance from Morachi Chincholi to Pune is just 55 km’s away & from Mumbai, it’s around 180 Kms. (see the trailing map).
Best time to visit Morachi Chincholi falls from Monsoon to starting of winters (December end). In recent news, Government started providing funds in Morachi chincholi for improvement of rural areas, the last couple of years they are actively working on this, which helped to changed the outlook of this village. This helped a village to get clear drinking water now, it also helped in better transportations of goods to closer cities.
You can celebrate your weekend at Morachi Chincholi with your friends and family. I am sure, this trip is going to be a new experience for you to get in touch with rural life which is untouched beauty and enjoy the main attraction…. Peacocks which is full of fun with your loved ones.
In our daily bustling city life, we all need some short breaks, need peace of mind, relaxing weekend and spend some quality time with our friends or family which we miss in the city. Morachi chincholi is the best option to spend some quality time with your dear ones, enjoy the greenery, remove stress after watching dancing peacocks and stay away from crowded life. We must say, Morachi chincholi is the best holiday place near Pune.