May 27, 2024
Lonavala

Lonavala Travel

Located near Pune and Mumbai in the Sahyadri range of the Western Ghats, Lonavala is the most popular hill station in Maharashtra and the place to be during the monsoon season. Numerous lakes, hills, and waterfalls surround it, making it a well-liked location for adventure activities like hiking, camping, and trekking.

A must-see for those who appreciate the natural world, it is surrounded by thick forests, waterfalls, and dams next to lakes. At 624 meters above sea level, Lonavala is one of the twin hill stations (Lonavala and Khandala can be visited together with ease). Among the well-liked tourist destinations in Lonavala are Ryewood Lake, Rajmachi Fort, Karla Caves, Bhaja Caves, and Bushi Dam.

Lonavala is well-known for producing the hard candy known as chikki, a sweet treat consisting of jaggery and other nuts. It is also a significant halt on the train between Pune and Mumbai.

Destinations In Lonavala

1. Tiger’s Leap

2. Rajmachi Fort

3. Imagicaa

4. Aamby Valley

5. Lonavala Lake

6. Karla Caves

7. Bhaja Caves

8. Bhushi Dam

9. Sunil’s Celebrity Wax Museum

10. Amrutanjan Point

11. Rajmachi

12. Shopping in Lonavala

13. Lonavala – Bhimashankar Trek

14. Visapur Fort

15. Tikona Fort

16. Valvan Dam

Best Time To Visit Lonavala

December through February is the ideal time of year to visit Lonavala. This period of time has ideal weather for sightseeing, with typical temperatures between 12 and 29 degrees Celsius.

In Lonavala, the monsoon months of June through September bring intense (almost twenty-four-hour) rainfall. This is regarded as a fantastic time to visit if you don’t mind getting wet because Lonavala is incredibly gorgeous with greenery all around. In Lonavala, the summers are hot and muggy.

Directions to Lonavala

How to take a plane to Lonavala

Two international airports are conveniently close to Lonavala: the 90-kilometer-distance Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai and the 70-kilometer-distance Lohegaon Airport in Pune. You can take a plane to one of the cities, then take a car or train to Lonavala.

How to travel by car to Lonavala

Lonavala is conveniently located near a network of highways that connects the two cities since it is situated on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Many visitors to Lonavala opt to drive from Mumbai or Pune and take in the captivating experience.

Regular, comfortable buses are operated by MSRTC between Pune and Mumbai and Lonavala.

How to take the train to Lonavala

Nearly halfway along the Mumbai-Pune railway line lies the Lonavala Railway Station, a significant intersection. As a result, Lonavala is the stop on all trains that go from Mumbai to Pune and vice versa. Lonavala can be reached by train in around 2.5 hours from Mumbai and 1.5 hours from Pune.

Transportation within Lonavala

If you don’t own a private vehicle, you can rent bicycles, drive a car, or take a bus here. Since autos and taxis don’t use meters, it’s best to set the fare in advance. Therefore, the best way to get around the city is via bus

 

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