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Weekend Trip to Khandala, Maharashtra

Famous for

  • Hill Stations
  • Forts
  • Honeymoon
  • Lakes


Summer 22 to 40°C

Winter 12 to 33°C

Distance / Traveling Time

From Mumbai: 83 kilometers / 1 h ,30 m

Best Time To Visit

  • Jan
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Khandala is one of the prominent getaways from Mumbai. The impressive scenery of the destination wins the hearts of nature lovers. Situated at a height of 625 m, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding. During monsoon, Khandala has its own beauty to boast about. The clean, verdant environ keeps the visitors spellbound. The pleasant climatic condition throughout the year is also one of the major reasons behind the popularity of Khandala as a most-traveled destination close to Mumbai.

How to Reach Khandala

By Train

Lonavala is the nearest railway station to reach Khandala. There are various local trains available that run frequently and connect Lonavala with Khandala. There is local transportation system available to move in and around the region.

By Air

Mumbai is the nearest airport to Khandala. From the airport, one can get a cab or taxi for hire.

By Road

Khandala is best to be reached by self-driven vehicle or cabs and taxi. From Mumbai, there are private taxis and cabs available for hire to reach Khandala.

Tourist Attractions in Khandala

Rajmachi Fort

Situated on the Shayadri hills, Rajmachi Fort is a beautiful fort that charms visitors with its magnificence. The fort was built in the 17th century by Ruler Shivaji. People can enjoy a small trek from Lonavala to the fort. Moreover, from the hill, people can enjoy the heart-winning views of the surrounding.

Amrutanjan Point

Amrutanjan Point is a sought-after scenic viewpoint, situated at the beginning of the Khandala Ghat. From here, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the Dukes Nose and the valley. The viewpoint is also an ideal destination for visitors to enjoy picnics in the lap of nature and lush greenery.

Tigers Leap

Tigers Leap is one of the major attractions in Khandala. Situated at an altitude of 650 m, the destination is praised for offering mesmerizing views of the surroundings. Further, to win the hearts of the visitors, there also is a monsoon-fed waterfall and an echo point is located here.

Reversing Station

Reversing Station was once utilized by the railway department. Now, the place is vacant and used as an amazing viewpoint. From this attraction, visitors are mesmerized to view the unspoilt beauty of the surrounding.

Hotels in Khandala

Dukes Retreat

Pune Mumbai Road, Khandala, Lonavala

Velvett Country Hill Resort

Vikas Valley, S.V. Road, Nr. P.W.D. Rest House