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Go camping, to stoke your appetite for adventure and bring you closer to nature. Recover from deadlines and health worries amidst restless winds and green hills. Experience the fragrance of flowers, a lone eagle soaring and floating clouds over the Western Ghats. Appreciate the beauty of nature, as it is. With its natural beauty it offers a perfect canvas for the best camping tours in Lonavala. Lonavala is called the ‘Jewel of the Sahyadri’ and sees tourist round the year with its verdant green valleys, waterfalls and ponds. It is famous for ‘chikki’ the rock hard brittle sweet made in the area. The star attractions are the Bhaja Caves with their exquisite carvings and sculptures.


Lonavala is a destination for the whole family with wax museums, go carts and India’s largest water park. There are pleasant side streets, serene residential areas and destination yoga places for unwinding. The perfect pastoral locations in and around Lonavala proves to be an ideal destination for several things to do and adventure activities! From trekking to waterfall rappelling, caving to camping in Lonavala, you are always guaranteed enthralling moments in this wonderful hill station. Enjoy the best camping tours in Lonavala and in the untouched beauty of nature and usher in a breath of fresh air. Have a look below at some of the best camping sites in this charming rustic hill station.

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    Trip Location: Pawna LakeAbout Pawna Lake Camping: A 2 days 1 night Pawna Lake Camping on the banks of the beautiful Pawna Lake is here. Take part in this adventure to escape from the hassles of your city life.The lake is one of the popular artificial lakes located 10 ki...

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    About the Activity:- Lonavala sits in the lap of the amazing Sahyadris, covered in green and shrouded in the mists of clouds. All year round, people from all corners of the country come to visit this wonder of greenery and random waterfalls. And in the forests of Lonaval...

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    About the Activity:Offering perfect riverside camping experience, Vasind camp site is located 60 km from Mumbai.Reach the Bhatsai riverside camp around 04:00 PM. This place can be reach by road or by train from Mumbai.Once you check in, you'll be astonished with the tran...

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    Rajmachi is well known for its beautiful scenic views and lush greenery. But what most people do not know is the fireflies that illuminate the place at night. The trek starts from the village of Jambulpada which is just a short drive away from the Lonavala Railway ...

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    Pavana Lake Campsite is located just 15 km from ‎Lonavala is a nature’s retreat that provides you with a satisfying luxurious getaway experience. Surrounded by forts like Lohagad, Tikona, Tung and Visapur, the entire region proves to be an excellent holiday destination.S...

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    About the Activity:Fixed date: 31st DecemberCamping along with some beautiful moments await you here at the illuminated campsite near Pawna Lake in Pune. This silent new year party will be a different abd cherish-able one for you.In the backdrop, you will be cuddled by t...

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    About the activity : Break out of the week’s blues with an exciting monsoon camping experience at a lovely campsite in Lonavala!Lounge under the stars in an offbeat campsite just 7km away from the beautiful serene landscape of Lonavala. Relax in comfortable tents a...

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    About the Activity with Details: If you seek unadulterated adventure activities in Lavasa, then you need to head to explore adventure activities at XThrill Academy! Upon your arrival, engage in exciting adventure activities in Lavasa like Burma Bridge, Zipline, Rappel...

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    About the Activity:Indulge in this one of kind activity at Anjanvel in Lonavala like never before with your loved ones.Reach the campsite around 8 am for a delicious breakfast and indulge in array of activities.Experience the excitement of farming activities like crop ma...

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    About the Experience:Though Lonavala in Mumbai is overflowing with offbeat locations, Shirota Lake is a spot every nature lover would love to explore again and again. Here is a camping package that is extending a hearty welcome to all those special people who are looking...

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    About the Activity:Camping in Lonavala is a unique experience combining adventure and convenience of being closer to Mumbai and Pune.Start your trip by reaching the Lonavala Station at 7 PM on 14th May 2016, either by your car or in the express train with the team from ...

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    About the Activity:Get up and going to make your holiday count as you embark on the unforgettable experience Camping near Lonavala. Sprawling over a 3.5 acres lush and green area, this campsite is a true gift of the enchanting nature.Embraced by the fascinating beauty of...

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    About the Activity: Your journey to Canyon Valley also known as Tiger or Ulhas Valley begins with a train journey from Mumbai to Lonavala via Udyan Express (08:00 AM). Post breakfast and introduction with trek leader proceed to the base village via private transpor...

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    About the Experience:Fixed dates: 31st December 2017Guess how this new year could be made different along with a camping experience in Lonavala. Head out to feel a closer connection with nature while you camp on one side of Pavana Lake in a village called Phagane.Check-i...

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    About the Activity:Camping in the accompaniment of soothing music is what you will get near Pawna Lake with this 2 day 1 night package. The lake which is located at Thakursai Village, 1.5 hours of drive from Mumbai and 45 minutes from Pune.The serenity is always praised ...

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Traveller Tales from Lonavala


Preeti Wankhede

19 February 2019

It was my husband bday and I wanted to give surprise to him and whole family .. As my mother in law and father in law was with me I was really scared how the place will be will they be comfortable but ...

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Tripti Singh

29 December 2018

I booked the camping site for 19th Dec 2018. We were a group of 3 girls and we were notified that we are the only group coming to the site for 19th Dec (We were a little skeptical knowing that we ar...

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Sanjana viti

20 February 2019

"We booked pawna lake camping through Thrillophilia for Saturday night. We were coming from Pune and along the way we found some fellow campers too which made easier to reach the destination as we were...

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Asmita Gharpure

27 February 2019

"The place is amazing and well organized staff is polite and cooperative. At night, sky full of stars is a feast for nature lovers. Food was simple and delicious. Just loved it. "

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Nachiket Jaitpal

13 May 2019

"great experience.. loved it.. we are again a trip.. the operator was great.. had a great time"

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08 October 2018

We were a group of 8, looking for a true camping site. We had to park our cars at base camp and were escorted up to the camp site. Had to trek about 15 minutes through dense jungle which reminded me of...

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09 October 2018

Amazing experience of camping and delicious barbeque. Picturesque view and amaizng host.

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sheryl rajesh

23 January 2019

"The view is fabulous and weather is amazing. It is a clean place especially for women. it's very safe as the host is a lady. Very friendly host. Mansi was very accommodating and helpful. The food is ...

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Akshay Salap

19 March 2019

"After a lot of stress we choose Pawna Lake Camping for our Stay picnic, and it was a great experience for all of us. It worked as a great stress relief. Everyone got chill and enjoyed a lot at that ca...

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What You Should Know More About Camping in Lonavala

  • Q. Where is Lonavala located? How can I reach there?

    Lonavala is a town and a hill station in Pune. Daily trains are available from Pune and Mumbai. It takes approximately 1 hour to reach from Pune and 40 minutes from Mumbai. There are direct buses from Pune to Lonavala and Mumbai to Lonavala.


    Neeta Travels buses are a good option. The drive from both  Pune and Mumbai to Lonavala   will take 1 hour 20 min. The places covered between Pune and Lonavala are:


    Pune - 43 km -> Kanhe - 4 km -> Kamshet - 18 km -> Lonavala.  The places covered between Mumbai and Lonavala are Mumbai - 12 km -> Mankhurd - 76 km -> Lonavala.

  • Q. When is the best time to do camping in Lonavala?

    Popular hill station close to Pune and Mumbai, Lonavla is the place to be during monsoons. With lots of waterfalls, lakes and hills around, Lonavala is frequented by all sorts of people, especially hikers and trekkers.


    The best time to camp is in the winters, which extends from November to March, with nighttime temperatures ranging from 12-15 degrees.

  • Q. Can we do camping in the monsoon?

    Monsoon is a good time to go camping in Lonavala. The slopes are emerald green with many seasonal waterfalls. Most camps have  weather-proof tents and  airbeds guaranteeing comfortable sleep while shielding you from unsavory bits of nature.


    Many adventurous activities like water fall rappelling and flying fox are also accessible to thrill seekers.

  • Q. Is it worth visiting Lonavala for Camping?

    Yes, the camp sites and breathtaking views from Lonavala are perfect for camping trips. Camping in Lonavala is a unique experience combining adventure and convenience of being closer to Mumbai and Pune.


    The lake brims with water throughout the year and quite a secluded place with forest cover.

  • Q. How is the general climate in Lonavala?

    Lonavala city is positioned amongst the mountains and forests hence the weather of this place remains good throughout the year.


    The best season to visit Lonavala is during summers as the weather in the city remains pleasant this time of year.

  • Q. What all things I must carry for camping in Lonavala?

    1. Backpack with broad straps


    1. Sunscreen/cap


    1. Track pants


    1. Full sleeve cotton t-shirt (to avoid getting sun burnt)


    1. Torch (with extra batteries)


    1. Raincoat/Poncho


    1. Personal Medication


    1. Necessary toiletries


    1. Shoes with a good grip


    1. Sweater/Jacket

  • Q. What is the approx cost of camping in Lonavala?

    The cost of camps vary as per the facilities and amenities provided including the duration of the treks. The camps are usually for one night and range from Rs 1500 up to Rs 10000.


    However, the average cost of a simple camp is Rs 2500 per person which includes meals and one or two additional activities.

  • Q. Can I book online camping packages?

    Yes, there are many sites available for booking online camping packages. You can book great camping packages from


    We provide various deals and packages as per every traveler’s needs.

  • Q. Which places are famous for camping in Lonavala?

    The famous places for camping near Lonavala are:-


    (a) Pavana Lake Camp- Located around 15 km from Lonavala, the Pavana Lake is one of the least explored artificial lakes in the vicinity of Pune. It is a perfect spot for camping, picnics and sightseeing. Cosseted by the pristine and untouched beauty of the nature, the lake is now gaining attention of the mass and caters to the need of a quick weekend getaway.


    (b) Camping in Karnala Bird Sanctuary in Panvel is an enthralling experience with swaying palm trees forests and untouched splendor. There is manicured lawn in the camping site which is ideal for children to run and play. A beautiful waterfall is very close to the camping ground.


    (c)  Camping in Badlapur is an enjoyable experience with sounds of chirping birds and the music of the flowing river. It is also home to some rare species of birds and butterflies. This is an ideal spot for a picnic beside the Ulhas River.


    (d) Camping at Thoran village near Kamshet, Pune is an untamed, less disturbed portion of peaceful greenery and nourishing natural spectacles. The village is located 17 km from Kamshet and 32 km from Lonavala.

  • Q. What all things will be included in my package?

    The major packages for camping include accommodation in tents with mattresses and blankets, two meals and a barbeque, boating and bonfires wherever possible.


    Additional activities like trekking and star gazing are also available in various packages.

  • Q. What sort of camps will be there?

    Basic camps provided will have bare necessities of accommodation, toilets and campfires to be able to stay for one/ two nights. There will not be any electricity in these camps.

  • Q. What kind of sleeping bags will be there?

    Primarily, campsites provide mattresses in lieu of sleeping bags as they are more hygienic.


    Majority campsites provide tents with lighting and mattresses for a comfortable night stay.

  • Q. Can we do trekking in Lonavala also? Which treks are good?

    Yes, trekking is very much undertaken in Lonavala except for camping in Lonavala. The good treks are:-

    (a)Tikona Fort is a hill fort located near Kamshet [Maval region] in Maharashtra. Height from sea level is 3500 feet. Its twin fort is called Tung.The difficulty level is Easy. Takes 1 1/2 hours to reach to the top of the fort. Some parts are almost vertical as the fort is triangular in shape.


    (b) Rajmachi is one of the most beautiful forts in Lonavala. During monsoons, the road that goes to the base village is in a very bad condition and hence winter is the ideal time to visit. Rajmachi. It is highly recommended for small groups.

  • Q. How to deal with any insects, animals or bad weather we might face?

    The best way to deal with insects, animals and bad weather is to be prepared and well equipped and clothed. It is important to wear the correct clothing to prevent insect bites and weather related problems.


    Carry a mosquito repellent, rain coat and wind sheeter as a precautionary measure.  It is equally important to read and understand procedures during animal encounters from internet/ books / briefings prior to camping trips.

  • Q. What if it rains while we are camping?

    The camps provide water proof tents and it is important to carry plastic bags for electronic devices protection.


    Ensure that adequate protection from lightning is undertaken and avoid high places and rocky areas during the rains.

  • Q. What sort of food will be there during camping? Will there be barbeque as well?

    The food will be cooked meals containing veg and non veg items which will be cooked on the campsite fresh by the cook.


    A barbeque will be arranged in the night in the camp for dinner which can be made by the guests themselves with help from the staff.

  • Q. What sort of clothes are preferable to be worn?

    The material worn against the skin in cold weather can double as pajamas or for daily wear. Synthetic material like polypropylene can wick moisture away from the skin, keeping you cool in summer and warm in winter.


    Having a designated pair of camp pants is worthwhile, especially if you are cooking, cutting wood or tending the fire. Choose a thick, durable pair of shorts or pants, and put them on as soon as you settle into the camp. Well-ventilated shirts and shorts allow air to flow through them, providing a cooling effect.

  • Q. What all activities will we do during camping?

    The activities include swimming in a lake, fishing, barbeque, bonfire, trekking and star gazing .Some camps have additional facilities like grappling and adventure sports.

  • Q. Can we smoke/drink while camping?

    Yes, drinking is allowed in some camps, but majority do not allow drinking. During monsoons, some trails become slippery so it is advised to refrain from drinking alcohol.


    Smoking is permitted only at specific zones. Special attention needs to be paid to disposal of cigarette butts to avoid littering and fire risks.

  • Q. What sort of toilet facility will be in Camping in Lonavala?

    Majority camps provide still toilet facilities in designated camps.

  • Q. What other things I can do in Lonavala?

    Other than adventurous activities like  trekking, water sports, para gliding and rock climbing, Lonavala has a couple of interesting places for sightseeing. A beautiful and peaceful Narayani Dham temple with beautiful fountains is a place to visit.


    The view from Lion’s Point with floating clouds and green valleys is a feast for the eyes. Karla Caves and Bhaja Caves are two Buddhist caves carved into the rocky mountain site and has unique Buddhist depictions.


    Wet and Joy water park is an amusement park nestled in the Lonavala hills. It has interesting slides and rides for children.

  • Q. What all places I can see in Lonavala?

    There are a lot of places to visit except for camping in Lonavala. Here are the places to visit and see in Lonavala:


    1. Della Adventure theme park.
    2. Lohagad Fort
    3. Pavana lake
    4. Lion’s Point
    5. Narayani Dham temple
    6. Sunil’s Wax museum
    7. Bhushi Dam
    8. Water park