Although Chakan is 30 kms away from the heart of Pune, it’s quickly becoming one of the city’s most popular localities. The boost in urbanization can be owed to the town’s industrial development. Chakan is located just off NH 50 between Pune and Nashik and is about 33 km from the Pune Railway Station and 30 km from Pune Airport. The locality is well connected to the city via extensive bus services run by the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation and private parties. If you’re looking for accommodation, there are number of 2-star, 3-star, business and budget hotels in Chakan that offer basic lodging and services. For more comfortable and budget-friendly options, you can choose hospitality chains like Treebo Hotels that provide a quality stay with efficient service. For a bit of sightseeing in the area, you can visit the Sangram Durg Fort, the Chakreshwar Temple, Saint Tukaram Gatha Mandir, and Appu Ghar amusement park. If you don’t mind travelling more than 10 kms, you can visit the Science Exhibition Centre, Japalouppe Equestrian Centre, Jalaram Temple, Induri Fort, Nisargakavi Bahinabai Chaudhary Zoo and Shree Balaji Mandir. You can do a bit of shopping at Aishwarya Icon Mall and many other well stocked local stores. For a hearty meal, head to popular restaurants like the Blue Sahara Restaurant, Pizza Planet, Area 84, Shantanu Garden Restaurant, Yes OK Pizza, and Courtyard by Marriott.