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Lonavala

Renowned as the sister hill-station of Khandala, Lonavala is one of the major hill station for those who visit Maharashtra frequently. Both the twin hill stations were established by Lord Elphinstone in 1871. The enchanting hill station Lonavala forms a mélange of winsome scenic beauty, lush velvet meadows and pleasant weather which makes it true paradise for every visitor. Lonavala is also famed for its ‘Chikki’, a type of candy. Lonavala is settled en route Mumbai to Pune attracting a lot of localites and weekend lovers to this place. One can enjoy sightseeing in Lonavala during monsoons as during this season the lush greenery of the place sprouts entirely. Adventure enthusiasts here can indulge in thrilling adventures like hiking, trekking and mountaineering.

Moreover, the hill station comprises of a number of exotic locations including cascading falls and pristine lakes which are majorly spotted in many Bollywood films. Other than its scenic charm, Lonavala also boasts of several tourist sites such as Bushi Dam (an ideal picnic spot), Rajmachi Fort, Wax museum, Lonavala Lake and Bhairavnath temple (a holy shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva).