Camping at Pawna lake is the most serene experience, if you want a break from the city for a short while. Thanks to its proximity to Mumbai and Pune, Pawna lake camping is a perfect casual getaway with friends or family. All you need is your sneakers and some great company, and you’re good to go!
The banks of Pawna lake offer great views of the perennial lake, with pleasant weather and greenery almost year round. While the campsite turns lush green during the monsoon, it is also gorgeous during the winter months, when mist descends on the lake in the early morning and there's a nip in the air at night.
You'll camp in weather-proof tents with foam mats to ensure you get a good night's sleep, with comfort facilities like dry toilet tents with Western commodes. The meals are delicious, and there's plenty to do and explore. But if you just want to lie back on a hammock and admire the lake, that's fine too.
Most packages for camping at Pawna lake include an afternoon or evening check-in, an easy day of fun in the midst of nature, and a bonfire and barbecue session before dinner. After that, you’ll retire for the night to your tents. In the morning, you’ll awake to wonderful misty views and fresh clean air. After a hot cup of tea and breakfast, your trip ends.
You can also choose to combine a camping trip in Pawna with another adventure in the same area. Look through this list of other Top Adventures near Mumbai and Pune for treks, rafting, and more that you can do on the weekend.
If you book an operator to arrange a Pawna lake camping trip for you, you don’t really need to carry any equipment. You should carry extra blankets if the weather is cold, and make sure you have insect repellent, sunscreen, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and your personal medicines.
Winter is usually the best time for camping at Pawna lake. The weather is cool during the day, and the nights get wonderfully chilly. It’s a good idea to carry extra warm clothes and blankets during this season. However, during the summer and spring months, camping at Pawna lake, especially as you only check in to the campsite in the evening.