Gallery1-The must play Aamby valley course at Lonavala designed by David Hemstock is a 7087 yard , Par 72 championship course rated 72:134
Gallery2-The Oxford Golf course has a dramatic setting . Located in a bowl shaped valley this is a 7020 yard , Par 72 championship course
Gallery3- The Poona Golf Club- Well maintained fairways & greens await you at this Phil Ryan design 6820 yard , Par 71 championship course that's has a 73:130 rating. Its a very,very tight layout
Gallery4- Stay at the Blue Diamond, Vivanta by Taj ,Pune .A classy & modern 5 star hotel , located in the heart of the city .Facade of the hotel with the the fan shaped soaring glass entry cantilever
Gallery5-Vivanta by Taj,Pune - The breathtaking pool view at the Blue Diamond
Gallery6-Vivanta by Taj,Pune - The standard room at the Blue Diamond
Gallery7-AAMBY VALLEY-The picturesque 10th hole - a Par 3 , 165 yard beauty with the Sahyadri range of hills in the backdrop
About this Package
The Pune & Lonavala stretch has quietly emerged as a exciting new hub for golf & now has 3 of the best courses in the country – each with a completely unique DNA. The city has grown exponentially & is a throbbing metropolis with pubs, malls and a thriving entertainment & leisure scene. Your 4D/5N package here involves playing 4 rounds of golf across 3 courses & stay at the modern 5 star Vivanta by Taj propoerty located in the heart of the city. The 3 courses you will play are all challenging & have a reputation amongst golf afficionados across the country as must play courses. Poona /Pune was the capital city of the Peshawas & was known as th Oxford of the city – people flock here to the University to study or visit the Osho commune for a life of meditative bliss. Its has the charm of a small town city in the day & a big city attitude after dusk. You can FLY INTO Pune airport OR you can drive down from Mumbai (Its a 2 :30 min drive if you leave in the early morning)
COST OF THIS PACKAGE: 799 USD per person on a twin share basis (5 star hotel) & 729 USD per person on a twin share basis (4 star hotel).
PACKAGE ID: – INDIA 2
No of days – 4N/5D package
Type of trip – Golf – 4 rounds of golf at the Top golf courses
How to travel around (internal) – Road
When to go – All round the year
Currency / exchange rate / what u get – 62 INR =1 USD approx.
Poona Golf Club – The oldest course amongst the 3, steeped in history(circa 1920′s), this is a 18 hole, 6830 yard, Par 71 layout & host to some of the biggest tournaments in the country, The course is rated 73/130 & is a Phil Ryan redesign. A course that sends shudders down the spine of the seasoned pro it’s a very tight layout with greens that are often talked about – as the fastest in the country. Anecdotal evidence of professionals who ended up 5 putting on a green & leaving a tournament mid way through exist.But when you play this course, it will be a tad slower & more enjoyable. The course is located just 10 mins from your hotel.
Oxford Golf & country club – Located in a bowl shaped valley with hills all around, the setting here is dramatic, Voted as the 2nd best course in the country in 2011 (at the ASIA Golf awards awards) this is absolute peach of a course with some phenomenal maintainence. The paspalum greens & fairways are a treat to play on. The course is immaculate & is a 18 hole, 7020 yard, Par 72 layout with a 73.4/128 rating. The favored venue for most corporate events it has huge changes in undulations, gusting wind, dogleg’s galore, fantastic natural beauty & immaculate course conditions always. The course has a wonderful 3 floor driving academy.
Aamby Valley – Part of a 10000+ acre city this is located at Lonavala – hill station territory & surrounded by the Sahyadri hills. Has been voted the best course in India in 2005 & is located in the stunning AAMBY valley city which boasts of its own airport. The course is a 18 hole, 7087 yard,Par 72 layout designed by David Hemstock & rated 72/134. With well maintained Tiffwarf Bermuda grassThe course has a world class clubhouse with excellent dining options. A cart course.
All the 3 courses have excellent pro shops. Oxford & Aamby will be played with carts. Its most convenient for you to have your post game lunch at the golf course.