Vadgaon, also called Vadgaon Badruk, is a neighbourhood in Pune, Maharashtra. Located about 8 km away from the city, it is close to Khadakwasla Dam (8.6 km) and the National Defence Academy (11 km). As this locality is full of banyan (vad) trees, it was called Vadgaon. Due to its proximity to Pune, it has several places to visit nearby.
Places to Stay
You will find a number of budget hotels in Pune. Some of them include Orient Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 1,100), Meru Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 1,100) and Homeland Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 1,100).
The official language of this place is Marathi. Hindi and English are also spoken.
Sankranti in January, Gudi Padwa in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in September and Diwali in October-November are celebrated with great enthusiasm in Vadgaon.
Places of Interest
There are numerous places to visit for tourists. Some of them include Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park (5 km), Katraj Snake Park (7.7 km), Shaniwar Wada (9 km), Bund Garden (14 km), Aga Khan Palace (17 km) and Sinhagad Fort (30 km).
How to Get There
Lohegaon airport in Pune is 21 km away from this neighbourhood.
Pune railway station, which is 11 km from here, is the major rail head connecting this place to other important cities.
Buses are available from Swargate in Pune. State-run buses cater to passengers travelling on this route. Volvo bus booking through bus booking websites like TicketGoose.com is very convenient.