Lonavala is a town and a Hill station Municipal Council in the Pune area in the Indian State of Maharashtra. It is around 64 km west of present-day Pune city and 96 km toward the east of Mumbai. It is known for its generation of the hard sweet chikki and is likewise a significant stop on the railroad line interfacing Mumbai and Pune. From the Pune rural areas, neighborhood trains are accessible from Pune Junction. Both the Mumbai-Pune Expressway just as the Mumbai-Bengaluru parkway go through Lonavala.
Lonavala and the adjoining Khandala are twin hill stations 622 meters (2,041 ft) meters above ocean level, in the Sahyadri ranges that divide the Deccan Plateau and the Konkan coast. The slope stations spread over a rough region of 38 square kilometers (15 sq mi). The travel industry tops during the storm season. The name Lonavala is gotten from the words ‘leni’ which means caverns and ‘avail’ which implies arrangement. for example ‘a progression of Caves’ which is a reference to the numerous caverns like Karla Caves, Bhaja Caves and Bedsa that are near Lonavala. An outing to Lonavala and Khandala can be joined with touring visits of Karla, Bhaja and Bedsa caverns and furthermore the two strongholds, Lohagad and Visapur. Somewhere else of intrigue is the Tungi stronghold, one of the fortresses caught by Malik Ahmad close to the town of Karjat and was known for its normal strength. The Andharban trek starts from town Pimpri, goes through thick backwoods, valleys and cascades and finishes in Bhira.
Attraction: Tiger’s Leap, Bushi Dham, Lonavla Lake, Imagica, Rajmachi Fort, Celebrity Wax Museum, Amrutanjan Point, Aamby Valley, Visapur Fort, Tikona Fort, Valvan Dam, etc…
Best Time to visit: December to February
Peak Season: October to March.
How to Reach
- By Air: Lonavala appreciates the closeness to two universal air terminals the Lohegaon Airport, Pune (70 km away) and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai (90 km away). You can block flights to both of the urban communities and travel to Lonavala by street or rail.
- By Rail: Lonavala has its own station which is a significant intersection of the Mumbai-Pune railroad course. Despite the fact that there are scarcely any immediate trains from different urban areas of India up to Lonavala, you can board one of the customary trains from Mumbai or Pune to reach Lonavala..
- By Road: Transports, automobiles, and leased bikes are accessible here on the off chance that you don’t have a private vehicle in your possession. Autos and cabs don’t run on a meter so it is fitting to fix the rate in advance. Transport thusly is the best choice to go around the city.
Popular Restaurants: Sports Bar, P18 Nightclub & Lounge, Creme Della, PNF Restaurant & Bar, PNF Restaurant & Bar, Cafe 24 – Della Resorts, Cooper’s Fudges & Chikkis, Rama Krishna, The Kinara Village , Chandralok, Sunny Da Dhaba, Cream Centre, Hotel Ramakrishna, Manshakti Lonavala, etc… Read more