Nestled in the lap of the Sahyadri range that bounds the Deccan Plateau and Konkan Coast, Lonavala is a scenic hill station and a picturesque getaway from Mumbai. The natural setting and salubrious weather of Lonavala make it a popular tourist destination among Mumbaikars. In addition to this, the long list of attractions also makes the Lonavala trip from Mumbai a memorable expedition. It is a perfect destination to escape from the hustle-bustle of the city and spend some quality time with loved ones amidst serene environs. This scenic hill town is popular for forts, caves, temples, lakes, gardens, and waterfalls. The lush greenery of the place also adds a magical charm to the destination.
Some of the famous attractions of Lonavala that one can explore during the tour are Rajmachi Fort, Visapur Fort, Karla Bhaja Caves, Bushi Dam, Pawna Lake, Tikona Fort, Lohagad Fort, and Aamby Valley. There are numerous outdoor activities in which tourists can partake are trekking, hiking, paragliding, nature walk, camping, and hot air balloon ride. It is a paradise for peace seekers, nature lovers, and adventure enthusiasts. Night trekking is another popular thing to do in Lonavala, which offers an amazing opportunity to explore the region during the night, and tourists can witness the breathtaking sunset from the renowned forts of the region. Visapur Fort Trek and Rajmachi Fort Trek are the most famous night treks.
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How to Reach Lonavala from Mumbai
Lonavala has its own railway station that is well-connected to Mumbai through an extensive railway network. There are frequent local trains operating on this route. At the railway station, there is local transportation system available to ensure easy moving in and around the city.
Mumbai is the nearest airport from Lonavala. At the airport, there are cabs and taxis available for hire to reach Lonaval from Mumbai.
: One can reach Lonavala through self-driven vehicle as there is proper road connectivity available. Apart from this, to cover the distance of 88 km via road, there are taxis and cabs available for hire in Mumbai.
From Pune, the extensive rail network connects to Lonavala. At the railway station, there is local transportation system available that helps in hassle-free movement in and around the city.
Mumbai - Pune Expressway is the simplest way to reach Lonavala from Pune. Apart from self-owned vehicle, one can also opt for privately owned buses functional on the route.
Hotels in Lonavala
107, Khatri Park, Near Manshakti Kendra, Opp. Valvan Dam, Old Mumbai-Pune Road
Near HDFC Bank, Next to Zalewadi Sanatorium,Mumbai Pune National Highway
Tourist Attractions in Lonavala
These are 2nd century Buddhist Caves. This is one of the major Buddhist tourist attractions of the area. There are 18 rock-cut caves that feature sculptures such as a prince seated on an elephant, a prince in a chariot, and more. These caves have been constructed by Buddhist nuns.
In Lonavala, Bushi Dam is a major attraction for people looking for amazing spots to enjoy picnics. During monsoon the dam is its full form and wins the hearts of the visitors with its unspoilt beauty. The green environ, surrounding the dam, also adds to the beauty of the place.
The specialty of the fort is that its location makes it an individual fort. The Koregad Fort does not connect to any other hill in the region. To reach the top of the fort, the visitors have to take an hour’s trek. From the top of the fort, the visitors enjoy some of the picturesque landscapes and ponds.