Things to do - general


Escape in the serene wilderness of forests, caves, lakes, valleys and hills of Lonavala. The jewel of Sahyadri is located at an altitude of 2,047 feet above from the sea level. It is one of the oldest hill stations, which is quite a popular holiday spot for many tourists. The word Lonavala literally translates into the land of caves. It is surrounded by many caves that manifest the intricacy of ancient Indian artistry. Lonavala is known for its scenic points like tiger point, shooting point, duke’s nose, etc, offering a picturesque depth of the mountains. Rains rejuvenate the beauty of this place, by enveloping this place with lush hues of Green. This is an ideal weekend getaway spot for many people.

Country India
Languages spokenMarathi
Currency usedRupees
Area (km2)Mumbai to Lonavala distance is 82 km

Sports & nature

This location has much to offer to the visitors than just a chikki. There are various places which one can visit during their trip to Lonavala. Nature's bounty can be felt on your visit to a Bushy dam, which is quite popular amongst the tourists. Situated in the hilly terrains and encircled by a green blanket, this is one of the picturesque spots of Lonavala. If ornithology is your nursed hobby, then Lonavala Lake offers you an opportunity to observe distinct species of birds. Along with scenic surroundings, this place is an abode to many exotic birds. Rajmachi wildlife sanctuary is a delight for all the nature lovers and wildlife photographers. Other than this, famous points like tiger point, shooting point, Lion point and Rajmachi point are tourist attractions. Trekking and Hiking are the most pursued adventure sports at Lonavala. Places like Lohagad, Tikon fort, Visapur Fort, and Duke's point are occupied by many hikers and trekkers during the weekend. These hilly lush landscapes offer the view of the splendor of scenic valleys.

Nightlife info

Best way to complete your trip at this beauteous hill station is by camping. Pawna Lake is a popular destination for camping, which is equipped with tents, food and other facilities making your campaign experience convenient, comfortable, and memorable. The views of the mountains, breathtaking sunset, pristine ripples of the lake will make your stay at this location unique and soulful.

Culture and history info

This place was ruled by Yadav dynasty in the ancient times, and later by Mughals and Peshwas, which could be traced with the existence of magnificent forts. The credit of discovering this hilly region goes to Sir Elphinstone, who encountered this place in 1871. It was earlier known as AoLonali, because of its topographical features like caves, hills and dense forest. This place is known as a chikki hub, a sweetmeat prepared from jaggery and nuts. This delicacy is relished by many visitors and is reckoned as one of the major reason for tourist attraction. Festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali, Dussehra and Pune fest is celebrated with pomp and zeal. The presence of famous Ekvira temple and Bhairavnath temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva garners many devotees during Navratri and Mahashivratri respectively. Marathi is a widely spoken language in this place.

3bhk villa with swimming pool

3bhk villa with swimming pool

Located in Lonavala, 14.5 km from Bhushi Dam and 19.3 km from Lion’s Point, This Villa provide More info

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