Imagine a town with serene beaches, low key atmosphere, picturesque backdrops, a sea fort, a plethora of water adventure activities and away from the maddening crowd of any commercialised holiday destination. Yes, we are talking about Alibaug!

This coastal town in the Raigad district in the Konkan region of Maharashtra is a great escape for a small weekend getaway and can easily be accessed from cities like Pune. In fact, many Punekars take a One Day Pune to Alibaug Trip by Car to get away from the city life and enjoy spending time at the various beaches it has to offer.

Pune, that’s popular for the historical monuments like Shaniwar Wada and Aga Khan Palace is also famous for weekend getaways. However, most tourists opt for the famous Khandala, Lonavala day trips and often miss out on Alibaug, which makes it less crowded and hence an ideal destination.

The distance from Pune to Alibaug is approximately 150 km and it can be reached in less than four hours via the Mumbai Pune Highway. The best way to explore this destination is by opting for our same day Alibaug trip from Pune.

Alibaug’s calm and quiet beaches make it a point of attraction for tourists seeking solace yet an adventurous time. One can see various butterflies and birds flying over the blue seas, people swimming and playing in the calm waves, and the coconut trees casting a shadow on the beach, all of which creates a stress-free environment.

It is also a good budgeted option for indulging in seafood delicacies that are being served at various shacks and restaurants. Away from the hustle-bustle of city life, Alibaug is a good retreat for a one day trip from Pune.

Quick Menu

Trip Itinerary

Door-step pickup from your Home / Hotel in Pune at 6:30 AM

Tourist PlaceDurationDetails
Varsoli Beach1 hourmore..
Alibaug Beach1 hourmore..
Kolaba Fort / Alibaug Fort1 hourmore..
Akshi Beach1 hourmore..
Nagaon Beach1 hourmore..

Drop back at your Home / Hotel in Pune by 8:00 PM

What To Expect 

Pune to Alibaug is a beautiful drive with scenic routes. We will begin our journey from Pune around sunrise and we will begin our sightseeing tour in Alibaug by first visiting the Varsoli Beach. Here, one can swim in the waters or simply enjoy taking a walk.

Next, we will be visiting the Alibaug Beach which despite being a little crowded has a different kind of charm and comes with a view of the magnificent three-hundred-year-old, Alibaug Fort.

We will then walk by the Alibaug beach to reach the sea fort and enjoy the splendour of this beauty. Next in our itinerary is to visit Akshi Beach where you can enjoy a quiet afternoon before we head to the Nagaon Beach to enjoy adventure water sport activities and watch the sunset.

Our cabs will then take you back to Pune and will drop you to your place of accommodation. This will bring our One Day Pune to Alibaug Trip to an end.

Package Cost of 1 Day Pune to Alibaug Sightseeing Trip by Cab

Indica (A/C)
4 Seater / Hatchback
Rs.2,199/-
Indigo
4 Seater / Sedan
Rs.2,399/-
Innova / Xylo
7 Seater / SUV
Rs.2,899/-
Tempo Traveller (A/C)
12 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.4,199/-

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Places to Visit During your One Day Pune to Alibaug Trip by Car

1. Varsoli Beach

Imagine entering a beach with hardly anybody, with extremely clean and clear sand and a slightly rocky path. Serene, right? That’s what Varsoli Beach has to offer. Your first stop during your One Day Pune to Alibaug Trip by Cab would set your expectations from Alibaug really high, and not to worry, this beach town simply won’t disappoint you.

Loved by both adults and kids, the waters are calm and safe for a comfortable swim. On the coastline, you can find various Palm, Suru and Casuarina trees that add to the aesthetics of the beach.

At the parking area, one can find various shacks and shops selling refreshments, snacks that can help in refuelling the bodies post a swim.

  • Interesting Fact: It is the base for the Indian Navy.
  • Things To Do: One can eat a vada pav, drink coconut water, swim or stroll around and enjoy the calm atmosphere that this beach has to offer.
  • Timings: Sunrise to Sunset
  • Entrance Fee: Free
  • Recommended Duration: 1 Hour

2. Alibaug Beach

Giving you a completely different vibe as compared to Varsoli Beach is the Alibaug Beach. It is indeed the most popular amongst all for it provides you with a stunning view of the majestic Kolaba Fort also known as the Alibaug Fort.

One of the lengthiest beaches, it stretches over 4 km and the coastline with tall green trees makes it look absolutely stunning.

This black-sand beach is also crowded with tourists but a day trip to Alibaug wouldn’t be complete without you visiting its most famous beach. And the crowd only adds to the charm and gives it the touristy vibe.

You can also visit the 400-year-old Ganpati Temple which is very popular amongst the residents of Alibuag.

  • Things To Do: Enjoy the Horse ride here that takes you along the coastline and the view of the Arabian Sea during the ride will surely fill your heart with tranquility. Additionally, the beach is also famous for various adventure activities as well like sky kayaking, kite surfing and jet ski which can be availed at a reasonable price.
  • Timings: Sunrise to Sunset
  • Entrance Fee: Free
  • Recommended Duration: 1 hour

3. Kolaba Fort / Alibaug Fort

A walk along the Alibaug beach will take you to the Kolaba Fort. The fort that was constructed under the reign of Shivaji Maharaj is representative of all that the Maratha Empire stood for.

On a high tide, one needs to take a small ferry ride to reach the fort. A visit to this sea fort is surely going to be the highlight of your 1 Day Pune to Alibaug Trip.

The height of the fort walls is approximately 25 feet and the fort houses various temples, and the Dargah of Haji Kamaluddin Shah. There is a temple dedicated to Siddhi Vinayak and the temple attracts a lot of people during Ganesh Chaturthi.

On the northern wall of the fort, one can find the two English Cannons mounted on wheels while in its centre, one can find a water tank.

This fort also played an important role as a chief naval station and helped in the launching of attacks against the British army.

This magnificent fort overlooking the sea despite being over 300 years old is well maintained and is a treat to the eye. Owing to its historical significance, this monument is now being protected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

  • Things To Do: Being surrounded by sea on all four sides, the fort gives a panoramic view of the Arabian sea making it quite a sight to hold. It is also an ultimate delight for photography enthusiasts.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Entrance Fee: Rs.5
  • Recommended Duration: 1 Hour

4. Akshi Beach

While planning your beach-side day trip to Alibaug, do remember to add Akshi Beach because of its uncluttered nature. A stretch of coconut trees run by the Akshi Beach, and with the cool breeze embracing your face and the clear fine sand intertwining with your feet, you will be nothing less than delighted to be here.

A vantage point between Nagaon beach and Alibag beach, Akshi beach is mostly a fisherman’s cove and hence it is not populated by locals or tourists and remains mostly hidden.

If you are a bird enthusiast and have the eye for bird spotting, try and look for Seagulls, Bar-tailed Godwit, Dunlin who are often seen at this beach.

  • Things To Do: Basking under the sun, taking a rest and having a picnic, Askhi beach is ideal for spending some alone time away from the crowd and enjoying the laid-back beach life.
  • Timings: Sunrise to Sunset
  • Entrance Fee: Free
  • Recommended Duration: 1 Hour

5. Nagaon Beach

Slightly on the outskirts of Alibaug is the Nagaon Beach which is famous for being one of the cleanest beaches of Maharashtra. Since it is located 9 km away from the city centre, many tourists do not opt for Nagaon Beach making it unexposed to most.

Owing to the silky, uncluttered sand and low tides, water sports become a suitable activity at Nagaon Beach.

Its fresh and gentle aura makes it very picturesque and extremely friendly for those who are aiming for a quiet time. The last activity that we will indulge in during our One Day Pune to Alibaug Trip by Cab will be to see the sunset at this beach.

One can see the blue sky merge with the rosier hues and the setting it creates can be overwhelming.

  • Things To Do: Indulge in water-sports activity at Nagaon Beach. One can find various operators conducting parasailing, jet-skiing, motorboat ride, banana boat ride, and bumper ride for a nominal price.
  • Timings: Sunrise to Sunset
  • Entrance Fee: Free
  • Recommended Duration: 1 Hour

What to Eat During your One Day Alibaug Trip from Pune

Alibaug is hugely popular for its variety in fish and the different curries served along with. Additionally, various farm to table concepts have come up where one can indulge in fresh, organic vegetarian food.

Maharashtrian snacks like Vada Pao & South Indian Delicacies like Dosa, Idli are also readily available. Do try the refreshing coconut water while you take a stroll on the beach to quench your thirst. It could also double up as a great prop for your photographs.

What to Shop During your One Day Pune to Alibaug Trip

Alibaug has various street shopping options from where one can shop for souvenirs, shell-based decor items, accessories, antiques, wall clocks, etc.

One item that one must shop for is the Kolhapuri footwear that is available in various styles, colours and sizes.

Additionally, one can even shop for fresh fruits, white onions, herbs and pickles during their day trip to Alibaug.


Ditch your Goa Plan and add Alibaug to your travel itinerary instead. This small coastal town will offer you some stunning beaches, warm sunset and breathtaking azure waters.

Neither populated nor polluted, Alibaug will offer you the perfect vacation that you can enjoy peacefully. Book your one day trip to Alibaug from Pune by a private cab with chauffeur to ensure you can easily drive around the different beaches that are a few minutes away from each other.

With our fleet of cabs ranging from hatchback, sedan to SUVs, you can choose one depending upon the number of people and the level of comfort you seek. We assure you, our cabs and drivers will only enhance your 1 Day Pune to Alibaug Trip experience and make your journey a memorable one.

Good to know

What’s included

  • Hotel / Home pick-up / drop-off
  • Round-trip transportation in private air-conditioned car
  • Parking Charges
  • Toll-gate Charges

What’s not included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Entry ticket fee for tourist attractions
  • Breakfast / lunch / dinner

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