Places To Visit In Lonavala

Lonavala is one of the beautiful hill stations in Maharashtra. There are many places to visit in Lonavala. It is the most famous and most important tourist place to visit in Maharashtra. It is situated in the Sahyadri ranges of western ghat close to Pune city. Lonavala has lots of waterfalls and huge hills around it. It is also a popular place for camping, trekking. The best time to visit Lonavala is during the monsoon. Many tourists attract there to see the beauty of nature during the monsoon.

 

How To Reach:-

It is about 65 km away from Pune and 90 km away from Mumbai. Mumbai and Pune is the nearest city to Lonavala. This city has a railway station. and it is connected to Mumbai and Pune railway station. At every 2 to 3 hours local trains are available to reach Lonavala. Also, you can go by MSRTC bus or private vehicles from Mumbai or Pune.

 

1)  Tiger’s Leap:-

Tiger's Leap, Lonavala

Tiger’s leap point is one of the best places to visit in Lonavala hill station. It is about 12 km from the railway station. Tigers leap is the name given to this place due to the resemblance of a tiger leaping into the valley. It is 650 m above ground level and offers you a beautiful scenic view of the hills and the western ghats. This place has a small waterfall around the hills. which is continuous flow during the rainy season. The best time to visit Lonavala is the monsoon, because of heavy rain this place is looking more amazing than normal days. Tourists attract there to see the beauty of nature.

Essential information:-

Distance:- 11 km from Lonavala railway station.
Best Time to visit:- Monsoons
Entry fee:- None

 

2) Bhushi Dam, Lonavala:-

Bhushi Dam is the topmost attractive place to visit in Lonavala. It is situated on the way to Tiger’s Point. The distance of the Bhushi dam is nearly 6 km from the Lonavala railway station. The best time to visit Bhushi Dam is the rainy season. The water in the dam overflows over the steps of the Bhushi dam and then rocky terrain. due to this overflow of water and rocky terrain, this place gets crowded to get fun in the rainy season. The road for Bhushi dam is a little tricky and slippery, you have to walk from mud, uneven stones. so use the best grip footwear.

Essential information:-

Distance:- 06 km from Lonavala railway station.
Best Time to visit:- Monsoons
Entry fee:- None

 

3) Lonavala Lake:-

Lonavala Lake, Lonavala

Lonavala Lake is situated outskirt of Lonavala and is a source by the Indrayani river. This lake is popularly known as the monsoon lake. It is completely filled during the monsoon and dry during the winter season. This area becomes amazing in monsoon. There is no space for parking your vehicle. parked your vehicle on the roadside and enjoy a beautiful nature view. Here you can enjoy famous street food like Mumbai’s famous vada pav, smoked corn, and many more from a roadside stall.

Essential information:-

Distance:- 1.6 km from Lonavala railway station.
Best Time to visit:- Monsoons
Entry fee:- None

 

4) Pawna Lake, Lonavala:-

Pawna lake is a place located 15 km away from the Lonavala railway station. This lake is situated outskirts of Lonavala. This Pawna Lake is artificially formed by the water of the Pawna dam. Now, this dam plays a role in camping, picnic, and enjoying the scenic beauty.

Essential information:-

Distance:- 15 km from Lonavala railway station.
Best Time to visit:- Monsoons
Entry fee:- 50 INR

 

5) Rajmachi Fort:-

Rajmachi Point is located in between the Mumbai-Pune expressway. It is the topmost attractive place to visit in Lonavala. This place gives the name because the Rajmachi fort of incredible Maratha “Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj” is situated opposite to this point. It is the starting point of a ghat in Khandala. The season to get the best nature view of Rajmachi point is the monsoon. The huge valley around Rajmachi point and the small waterfall flowing during the monsoon offer you the best scenic view.

Essential information:-

Distance:- 12 km from Lonavala railway station.
Best Time to visit:- Monsoons
Entry fee:- None

 

6) Lohgad Fort:-

Lohagad fort is located 52 km away from Pune and 11 km from Lonavala. It is situated at a height of 3400 feet above sea level. It is also a famous trekking point in Maharashtra. This Lohgas fort was build in the 18th century. The beautiful nature view from this point is worth seeing. The greenery of this point attracts more tourists to visit.

Essential information:-

Distance:- 11 km from Lonavala railway station.
Best Time to visit:- Monsoons
Entry fee:- None

 

7) Duke’s Nose Lonavala:-

Duke’s nose is one of the best and famous trekking places in Lonavala, Maharashtra. it is located about 10 km from Lonavala. This place offers you the best panoramic view of the Sahyadri ranges. This place is also famous for adventures activity like hiking, trekking, rock climbing, etc. Many trekkers attract this place to do adventures activity.

Essential information:-

Distance:- 10 km from Lonavala railway station.
Best Time to visit:- Monsoons
Entry fee:- None

 

8) Karla Caves, Lonavala:-

Karla cave is one of the best and ancient places near Lonavala. It is a complex of an Indian ancient Buddhist rock-cut cave temple. This Karla cave has one of the largest Chaityagrihas (Prayer halls) in India. This complex is made up of 16 rock-cut excavations.

Essential information:-

Distance:- 11 km from Lonavala railway station.
Best Time to visit:- Monsoons
Entry fee:- None

 

9) Reverse Waterfall, Lonavala:-

The reverse waterfall is one of the topmost viewpoints in Lonavala and also the most popular place in India. It is about 3.5 km from the Lonavala railway station. This waterfall flows in the reverse direction that’s why this place is known as a reverse waterfall. The best time to visit this place is during the monsoon.

Essential information:-

Distance:- 3.5 km from Lonavala railway station.
Best Time to visit:- Monsoons
Entry fee:- None

 

10) Lion’s Point:-

Lion's Point, Lonavala

Lion’s point is one of the best viewpoints in Lonavala. It is about 12 km away from Lonavala railway station on the way to Bhushi dam. Lion’s point has huge hills around it and lots of small waterfalls flowing through that hills it looks amazing in monsoon. Sunrise and sunset is the another best attraction of these place. Tourists attract there to see a panoramic view of nature.

Essential information:-

Distance:- 12 km from Lonavala railway station.
Best Time to visit:- Monsoons
Entry fee:- None

 

 

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

 

1) which are the best places to see in Lonavala?
Ans:- All places in Lonavala are worth seeing. Some of the most visited places in Lonavala are Tiger’s leap Point, Bhushi dam, Karla caves, Rajmachi fort, Pawna Lake, Imagica.

2) What are the adventurer activities to do in Lonavala?
Ans:- Top adventurer activities to do in Lonavala are camping at Pawna lake, hiking on Tikona fort, trekking on Rajmachi fort, and many more.

3) What is the best time to visit Lonavala?
Ans:- Lonavala is the famous and topmost hill station in Maharashtra. This place is all covered with greenery. during monsoon, it looks more amazing than normal days. To enjoy this place properly the best time to visit is June to December.

 

 

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