Located in Sahyadri hills near the west coast of
India (160 Kms. from Mumbai/Bombay), Pune is a fascinating city
with a healthy climate all year around. Known as Poona in earlier
times, the city was the capital of the powerful Maratha Empire and
was closely associated with the great Indian king Shivaji. It is
well connected by Air, Road and Rail from all major Indian Cities.
Today, Pune is known as the Oxford of East with the number of Schools
and Universities offering higher education. It is an Education destination
for students from across India, particularly in Engineering.
Due to the salubrious climate, proximity to Bombay and availability
of qualified resources, Pune is home to leading Multi-national Software
Companies like: Veritas, BMC, IBM, EDS, T-Systems, PTC Software,
Starent Networks, Selectica, Magic Software, and others.
There are couples of 5-Star Business and luxury hotels, which needs
to be booked in advance for stay.
Altitude: 598 mtrs.
Temperature (°C): Summer: Max 38 - Min 26 Winter:
Max 29 - Min 19
Rainfall: 70 cms (June to September)