lonavala Maharashtra


At a separation of 67 km from Pune, 95 km from Mumbai and 282 km from Aurangabad, Lonavala is a wonderful slope station in Pune locale of Maharashtra. It is situated at a height of 622 meters in Sahyadri ranges which isolates the Deccan Plateau and Konkan drift. Lonavala is one of Maharashtra's best slope stations and is one of the popular vacationer goals in Maharashtra. It is outstanding amongst other traveler goals to go to Pune and Mumbai.

Lohgarh stronghold, Carla caverns and Rajmachi Point are a portion of the best places to join the Lonavala bundle. Lonavala and Khandla are near the Mumbai Highway close twin slope stations and are exceptionally famous in the storm in India. The slope station is spread more than 38 sq km territory. The name of the city is gotten from the Sanskrit word 'lonawali', which alludes to the 'gathering of caverns'. This city was given place because of the nearness of numerous hollows around the city.

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Ruler Elphinston, legislative leader of the Bombay Presidency, created Lonavala in 1871 with Khandala. The present day Lonavala was a piece of the YadaAv Dynasty, which the Mughals had taken and afterward the Marathas at last governed before falling into hands, the Englishmen. Fortresses and Malwa warriors assumed a critical part ever of Maratha and Peshwa realms.

Lonavala has numerous visitor spots as holes, lakes, fortresses and cascades. The best places to go to Lonavala incorporate Lohagad Fort, Rajmachi Point, Carla Caves, Valwan Dam, Lonavala Lake, Tiger Leap, Bhaja Caves, Rajmachi Fort, Bhushi Dam, Korigarh Fort, Kune Waterfalls, Tikona Fort, Visapur Fort, Bidasa Caves and Tung Fort

Pune International Airport is the closest airplane terminal, which is around 69 km from Lonavala and every day flights from Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Kolkata and Goa. Lonavala has its railroad stations and is very much associated with the prepare with numerous other significant urban communities of Goa, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Kochi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and India. Lonavala is associated with transport with Mumbai, Pune, Satara, Goa, Shirdi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Jodhpur, Rajkot and Mangalore.

The best time to go to Lonavala and Khandala is between July-September amid storm, when the normal spots wind up green in shading and cascades are in full stream.
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From The Way in lonavala

Lonavala is on Mumbai-Pune Expressway and is well connected to many cities of Khopoli, Karjat, Talegaon Dabhade etc. Car rental is the best option for exploring Lonavla car Lonavala from Mumbai

  • by train
  •  Lonavala railway station Lonavala is well connected to the train. Local trains run in Pune at 2 hours intervals. With the central line, people from Mumbai leave Khopoli as their last station. To meet the remaining 15 kilometers of Lonavala yatra from Khopoli Bus Station, buses are available at regular intervals. It takes 2.5 hours to train between Mumbai and Pune for 1 to 1.5 hours. All trains traveling between Mumbai and Pune stop at Lonavla. Prior to the train, before the train to reach Lonavala, stop the Mumbai trains from linking the banker locomotive to the carrier before starting the Western Ghats journey.

  • Airplane
  • There is no airport in Lonavala, though the Indian Air Force Station Tropo Ambi Valley is situated on the way to the city. The Ambiane Valley has its own private airport. The nearest commercial airport is Pune International Airport 64 km and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is 104 km. [8] A pirate service is also available between Juhu and Pawana dam, which is 14 km away from Lonavala.

places to visit in lonavala

Places of interest around Lonavala and Khandla

  1. Rajmachi Point, View of Lonavala
  2. Rajmachi Point
  3. Rajmachi Point is located 6.5 km from Lonavala. This point commands the fort of Shivaji Maharaj, Rajmachi (Royal Drauqiao) and the surrounding valley. Regular state transport buses run between Rajmachi Point and Lonavala from State Transport Bus Stand. Waghjai Dari is also located here.

  • Ryewood Park and Shivaji Udyan:- It is a spacious garden located in Lonavala. There are many tall trees in the garden - some of which are very old. There is an old Shiva temple in the park.

  • Valve dam:- Valwan Dam is an English-built garden and is a century old. This dam has a garden on the foot of its wall, and it is a popular evening spot, 2 km from the city. Dump supplies water to Khopoli Power Station on the foothills of Sahyadri for power generation. The Kundali river feeds in the reservoir of the dam.

  • Lake lonawala:- Lonavala Lake is surrounded by natural scenery, about 1.6 km from the city. The lake gets dry during the winter and summer months, which extends the green grass which is used by walkers and joggers.  This place attracts tourists for their street food, in which smoking facilities such as smoking maize, including cobbles, shaved ice (shell), wada bau, licking and hot ginger tea

  • Duke's nose:- The Duke's nose from Lokawala is 12 km away, which is clearly visible from the highway while moving towards Mumbai. This historic site in Khandala is visited by the hikers. Locally known as Nagfani (Cobra Hood), the name of the rock is in the Duke of Wellington, which looks like a sufficient nose.

  • Tiger jump 
  • A place near Tiger Point:- The tiger's lip, also called Tigers Point, is a rock-top with a heavy drop of more than 650 meters, which provides a comprehensive view. Buses are available till INS Shivaji and the remaining distance of about 1.6 km will be covered on foot. The legend is that once while chasing the tiger, the Maratha King jumped into a ditch on Shivaji hill and the tiger bounced it in the valley and gave it the name of the tiger jumping. Around the time of the tiger leap, during monsoon only a small water is activated. It works with the purpose of resting in the water better than the Bush Dam, because the strength of the fall is high. In addition, after a brief steep descent, the fall becomes a stream in the appropriate amount to go down on the basis of the tiger's leap. Adventurers can go back to the stream while eventually wandering back to the ground where the water flow is very strong and the fall is standing.

  • Carla caves:- The Carla Caves located near Lonavla, is a campus of cave temples constructed by Buddhist monks from 3rd to second century BC. A temple of Goddess Ekvira Devi is also present here.

  • Lohagad fort:- A strong climb of about 11.2 km from Malviya Railway Station takes you once 'Iron Fort', once a terrible battle station of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The fort gives order to the view of surrounding hills and villages.

  • Visapur fort:- Vosapur Fort is near the fort of Lohgarh fort which is part of Lohgarh-Visapur fort. Visapur fort is bigger and higher than Lohgarh. It was built by Balaji Vishwanath during 
  • Bhushi Dam:- A waterfall near the dam is located between Lonavala and INS. Shivaji. Buses running on INS stopped at Shivaji Road.
  • Lion point:- This is an approach point between Bhushi Dam and Ambai Valley which is known for roasting maize and onion fritters for a deep valley and mountains. There is no lion in this point but its name is because it is linked to Lonavla's Lions Club.

  • Narayani Dham:- In Narayani Dham 2002, a temple was built in honor of Hindu Goddess Narayani. It is 2 km from Lonavala Railway Station. The idols of Durga Mata, Salasar Balaji (Hanuman) and Ganapati in the temple are in the structure of the marble.

  • Della adventure:- It is a bold theme park, 5.4 km from the Lonavala exit of the Old Mumbai-Pune highway.
  • Tungarli dam:- During the monsoon season this lake and dam comes in life, where some people climb on top of the dam's mountain. This dam was built during the British era and offers a tranquil atmosphere around the trees and hills.

Shooting Point

Khandala (Market Peth) offers another view of the city, Rajmachi fort and valley view. Home also for St. Mary's Villa.

Do in Lonavala

On going into the monsoon, it is fun to walk and play in the spring near the leap of Tiger. Bush Dam can also visit a tour - just enjoying the stages of the dam or the force of water and sitting on the rocks is a great experience in itself. In summer, because most of the lake gets dry, one can go to the hills or just walk along the shores of the lake. There is also a beautiful waterfall from the Bhooti Dam which can be reached by walking through dirty water.

Food and Drink in Lonavala

Lonavala is just another hill station in Maharashtra, and no hot masala can not remember Chai or Wadpav (Indian burger). Hot spicy with masala chai should also try. It is available at any major tourist destinations. You also get hot corn in almost all tourist places. While you can meet in most of these hotels, these pipes serving on the side of the road can not beat the taste of hot snacks.

Drinks are allowed in Lonavala, and there are lots of liquor shops and hotels serving wine. In the center of the market at Lonavala, Johnny Walker Store is 'Regal Wine'. During summer season, coconut water can actually be refreshed because the weather can be very dry and warm.
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