71 Best Things to Do in Lonavala in 2019 (978 Reviews)

Popular Things to Do in Lonavala

Package Name Duration Price Rating Details
Trek to Tikona Fort in Lonavala 1D ₹ 1350 5.0 star View Details
Camping by Pavana River 2D/1N ₹ 1250 5.0 star View Details
Thrilling Night Trek to Dhak Bahiri Caves 1D ₹ 1100 3.0 star View Details
Night Camping near Pawana Lake: a Quiet New Year Eve 2D/1N ₹ 3199 4.0 star View Details
Waterfall Rappelling and Trekking in Lonavala 1D ₹ 1548 4.0 star View Details

Lonavla is a town and a hill station in Maharashtra. It is known for its production of the hard candy chikki. Lonavla is home to INS Shivaji (formerly HMIS Shivaji) which is the Indian Navy's Premier Technical Training Institute. There are many tourists who are always in search of the Best things to do in Lonavala.

Lonavla and the adjacent Khandala are twin hill stations in the Sahyadri ranges where tourism peaks during the monsoon season. A trip to Lonavla and Khandala can be combined with sight-seeing visits of various caves and fortresses. There are several other places and things of interest also which tourists would be interested in. Trekking including night treks, camping, photography trips, waterfall rappelling is some of the activities that adventure lovers can participate in. If you happen to be around during the year-end you can enjoy a New Year celebration party at your camping site. Lonavla is connected by road, rail, and air and you can reach here through the Mumbai-Pune Expressway which is well-connected to several towns.

Foodies have diverse options and can choose from among the hot Masala Chai with spicy Vada Pav and Bhajiyas in Lonavala. You can also try the pristine and cool Coconut Water and don’t forget to buy some Chikki and fudges to take to your friends and family back home.

With so much to choose from, it is not surprising that tourists flock to Lonavala and are on the lookout for the Best things to do in Lonavala.

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Trek to Tikona Fort in Lonavala
Trek to Tikona Fort in Lonavala

1D

Lonavala

About the Activity: Tikona Fort is also renowned as the Vitangad, which literally means ‘Triangle Fort’.The fort as a trekking destination is noted for the large doors, blending past glory and adventure wonderfully.The trail passes through Trimbakeshwar Mahadev, water tanks, and the iconic Satavahana Caves.Offering spectacular views of the lake, Pawna Dam and Tung, Lohagad and Visapurgad from atop the fort makes this an ideal soulful retreat. Meeting Point for Mumbai Guests: Pritam Hotel Dadar East at 6 AMPickup Point: Yogi Hotel, Diamond Garden, Chembur at 6:15 AMPickup Point : Vashi below Main Bridge at 7 AM
Excellent

106 Ratings

5.0

106 Ratings

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INR 1,350

Camping by Pavana River
Camping by Pavana River

2D/1N

Lonavala

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.Spend the night camping just beside this countryside scenery and picturesque reservoir with your family, friends, or partner. Enthrall in a wide range of activities like ‪swimming, storytelling, and campfire that will help you in relax and finding a different angle to yourself. Destress yourself by enjoying the serenity of this place while indulging in a leisure walk around the vicinity.About the activity:- Arrive in the camp on your own and enjoy the snack served to you hot with tea on a complimentary basis. - Spend some time swimming in the lake with life jackets before settling in for an amazing campfire experience.- Dinner will be on a buffet basis with a local taste and with options available in Veg and Non-Veg.- Spend an amazing night in the cozy tents and wake up to the sounds of nature the next morning. - Have your breakfast in the morning and check-out of the campsCheck-in- 5 PMCheck-out- 10 AM
Excellent

24 Ratings

5.0

24 Ratings

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INR 1,250

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Thrilling Night Trek to Dhak Bahiri Caves
Thrilling Night Trek to Dhak Bahiri Caves

1D

Lonavala

About the Activity:Fixed departure dates: 11th February, 2017Embark on a famous trekking trip to witness the beauty of Dhak Bahiri caves. This is yet another thrilling but toughest treks in Maharashtra. The location is famous for its rock patches and during monsoon they become more tougher. But you can negotiate with them using appropriate ropes, safety equipment etc.Get ready for the journey after you being picked up from Dadar and the trek starts early morning.The package includes food and transportation from Dadar to the location and return to Mumbai.
Very Good

23 Ratings

3.0

23 Ratings

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INR 1,100

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Night Camping near Pawana Lake: a Quiet New Year Eve
Night Camping near Pawana Lake: a Quiet New Year Eve

2D/1N

Lonavala

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 the precious lake which make the campsite just mind blowing. Head to join those sets of people who are looking for a calm and peaceful last day of 2017.Relax near a campfire, play cards and board games, rifles, archery and enjoy a lot of food, meet new people and have great conversations under the stars that will let you end the year with no regretsThe package includes food, accommodation, music with a DJ and a short trek the next morning. 
Superb

31 Ratings

4.0

31 Ratings

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INR 3,199

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Waterfall Rappelling and Trekking in Lonavala
Waterfall Rappelling and Trekking in Lonavala

1D

Lonavala

About the activity : Lonavala, a gorgeous hill station located at a close distance from Mumbai and Pune has emerged as a popular and enticing weekend getaways for all city dwellers.The activity site is located midway to the famous Rajmachi Fort and is only 7km from the main land of Lonavala. Arrive at the trekking site at a little around 09:00 AM and kickstart this amazing experiences.Walk around the paths through lush foliage and thundering falls.The waterfalls cascade down the ridges of Sahyadri Ranges and offer captivating views of the valley belowClimb up the forest trails and rappel down with a harness through the refreshing falls.Day gets over at 4:30 PM
Superb

64 Ratings

4.0

64 Ratings

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INR 1,548

Monsoon Camping in Lonavala for Corporates
Monsoon Camping in Lonavala for Corporates

2D/1N

Lonavala

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 at the top of hills and camp with a group of fun adventurers! The tents are well equipped with tent lights and comfortable inflatable mattresses to sleep in and toilets with excellent facilities! Embark on exciting trekking experiences with your group and explore the different terrains around. Indulge in nature photography and traverse on the lush, green plains of Lonavala with your team and participate in team building activities with your friends!
Very Good

24 Ratings

3.0

24 Ratings

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INR 2,602

A Night Trek to Tamhini, Near Pune
A Night Trek to Tamhini, Near Pune

12H

Lonavala

About the Activity:Situated on the crest of the Western Ghats, Tamhini Ghats connect the hilly area of Pune to the low lying areas of the coastline of Konkan. Located just ahead of the backwaters of Mulshi Dam, the ghats it are a beautiful sight to behold. The greens truly come alive during the monsoon season as the mountains drench in the refreshing rains.These passes are known for their diverse variety of flora and fauna that are endemic to the region. For those who wish to embark on the challenging Tamhini night trek, there is insurmountable natural beauty that will enchant and amaze you. Behold the gushing falls and misty valleys as you trek through the ghats through thickets of lush green trees and vegetation.The Tamhini Ghats are a treat for anyone who has an eye for wildlife exploration and natural beauty. The diversity of the wildlife truly comes alive during the monsoons and especially in the night. Thus, this night trek to Tamhini is the perfect opportunity to explore is biodiversity hot spot rich with reptilian and amphibian wildlife. Make your way through alternating slow elevations and rocky outcrops to discover the quiet environs rich with flora and fauna.If you are luck during the night trek to Tamhini, you may even see a rare jackal, hyena or leopard cross your path! Hold your breath and let the Ghats entrance you with their rustic charms as you spend a night in their midst.
Very Good

36 Ratings

3.0

36 Ratings

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INR 1,200

Trek to Rajmachi and Kondhane Caves from Mumbai
Trek to Rajmachi and Kondhane Caves from Mumbai

2D/1N

Lonavala

About the Activity:Fixed Departure: July 16, 2016, July 23, 2016,  August 13, 2016Embark on this two days adventurous monsoon trek to Rajmachi and Kondhane Caves situated near Lonavala, displaying the beautiful historical architecture.Start your journey by assembling at Lonavala Railway station at around 8 AM and head towards Fanaswadiand in a local transport. Enjoy simple breakfast en route.Meet your guide and listen to the safety instructions carefully and start your trek to Rajmachi, which is an 8 KM stretch. During your trek, enjoy your lunch and reach Udhewadi village by 3 PM, followed by continuing your trek to Shreevardhan fort and enjoy the sunset. Spend overnight at a local resident place and conclude your day with a delicious dinner. Next day, wake up early morning and make a visit to Manaranjan Fort.Enjoy the breakfast and start your descent to Kondhane cave. After reaching, stroll around the cave and witness the beautiful historical architecture. Have your lunch at Kondhane village and start your return journey to Karjat, reaching their in the evening at around 6 PM.Conclude your tour by taking Karjat-CST local and reach Dadar station by 8 PM.
Superb

40 Ratings

4.0

40 Ratings

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INR 1,540

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Trek to Ghangad and Tailbaila Forts, Lonavala
Trek to Ghangad and Tailbaila Forts, Lonavala

1D/5H

Lonavala

About the Activitys: The Ghangad Trek and Tailbaila forts expedition begins as early as 06:30 AM as you meet at the predefined point at Shaniwar Peth. Armed with your trekking gear and safety equipment, set off on the adventure with a short drive that will bring take you towards Mulshi by around 08:00AM.Arrive at the destination and witness the allurement of the backwaters of the Mulshi Dam.After a short stopover for tea and breakfast; between 08:00-08:45AM, you will head off to the base camp of the Ghangad Fort. Arriving beside this historic fortress, embark on the gradually steep inclines of the fort to reach the summit and explore the historic fortifications and natural bounty.Have a nourishing lunch between 12:30-01:15 PM and head on further on the trail to the base of the Tailbaila Fort by around 02:30 PM.  Marvel at the bird’s eye view of the scenery around right up to the Konkan region.  After around 2.5 hours at the fort, relax with your team mates over tea and biscuits before embarking on the journey back to Pune at around 05:30PM; expect to reach Pune by around 08:30 in the evening.
Very Good

28 Ratings

3.0

28 Ratings

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INR 900

INR 800

Tandem Paragliding in Kamshet
Tandem Paragliding in Kamshet

Kamshet

About the Activity:Reach Kamshet near Lonavala for an outstanding paragliding experience with the assistance of expert guides.Indulge in the exhilarating activity without having previous experience or learning it.The activity happens either in the mornings or after sunset and engage in the adventure with the help of expert pilots and well set equipment.The time duration of paragliding will be different and the costs also differ according to the duration. 
Excellent

81 Ratings

5.0

81 Ratings

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INR 2,999

Photography Trip at Lohagad Fort
Photography Trip at Lohagad Fort

1D

Lonavala

About the Activity:Delight in an amazing photography tour at Lohagad Fort for a completely blissful experience. Get a chance to capture this historic heritage on your camera screen for a memory that you can cherish forever.This package has been solely designed keeping in mind the needs of all photographers out there. .For a photographer themes are very important – as a professional or an amateur photographer we advise you to come prepared with the right type of equipment. While here, get ready to relish the picturesque surroundings, capture some of the outstanding panoramic shots of the region and admire the awe-inspiring beauty of the forts like never before.
Superb

34 Ratings

4.0

34 Ratings

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INR 1,500

INR 1,000

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Villa Stay Moon Rock, Lonavla
Villa Stay Moon Rock, Lonavla

1D/1N

Lonavala

About the Activity:Located in Lonavala, which is one of the most amazing and pleasing getaways in Maharashtra, Moon Rock is a heavenly abode of peace, serenity and comfort. Take a break from the regular and escape into this little heaven of comfort. Make this abode your home for a relaxing and refreshing break from the city. The bungalow is very well-equipped and designed in the most modern and contemporary outlook. The house is well designed with all comforts such as swimming pool and lush garden area that serves as an ideal getaway. The villa has 3 exquisite rooms as well as a fully equipped kitchen where you can cook your own meals, just as you like them. While here, you can also take easy excursions to Tiger's Leap and various other sights of Lonavala such as, Ryewood Gardens, Pavna Lake, Tungarli Lake and Lonavala Lake which are all prosperous with natural bounties. 
Superb

34 Ratings

4.0

34 Ratings

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INR 1,500

INR 1,200

Golf Lesson and Stay in Aamby Valley ­Lonavala
Golf Lesson and Stay in Aamby Valley ­Lonavala

2D/1N

Aamby Valley

About the Activity:Delight in enthralling Golf lessons session in the beautiful Ambey Valley, Lonavala.Indulge in this gentleman's sport with this exciting session that enables you to indulge in this noble sport.Stay in the lush-greenery of this place that provides you with a soothing experience.Learn the tips and tricks of playing golf under a professional instructor.  
Superb

37 Ratings

4.0

37 Ratings

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INR 16,000

INR 15,000

Astronomical Night Trek to Lohagad Fort
Astronomical Night Trek to Lohagad Fort

1D/1N

Lonavala

About The Activity: Lohagad is a part of the Western Ghats and is quite popular for the astounding views of the skyline it offers as well as the great sightseeing spots over there. Originating from Pune, the astronomical night trek to Lohagad Fort allows the participants to experience a delightful sessions combined with a fun trek.Assembling at the Pune Railway Station Main Clock by around 03:45PM, board the next local train to reach Malavali by around 06:00PM. Once at the destination, start with the trek to Lohagad Fort followed by a debriefing session by the tour instructors.As you trek to Lohagad Fort, you will notice the beauty of the fort under moonlight and the natural surrounding around you which will give a feeling of warmth and serenity. As you reach the top, the astronomical session will start and the tour guides will help you with the equipment.Start gazing at the stars, trace the movement of the sky and other such celestial movements! Waking up at around 07:00 AM, get refreshed with a packed breakfast and embark on a sightseeing tour around the Lohagad Fort. Enjoy the pristine ambience around the fortress, scenic views of the Pavana Dam and be a shutterbug for the day!You will also get to explore the famous Buddhist Bhoja caves which are so worth a visit. One can also trek higher to the tip of the fort which resembles a scorpion’s tail. After the sightseeing, start trekking down to the camp followed by lunch and arrival in Malavali. Post your arrival, depart for Pune and expect arrival in the city 07:00 PM.
Excellent

236 Ratings

5.0

236 Ratings

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INR 800

INR 700

Corporate Day Outing at Splendour Country Resort in Pune
Corporate Day Outing at Splendour Country Resort in Pune

1D

Pune

About the Activity:An ideal weekend plan beckons you for a corporate day out at the relaxing Splendour Country Resort.Lie back, sip a fine drink on a sunny day and languish around the swimming pool for an unwinding time.An array of indoor games will keep you engaged throughout, even as you let adrenaline gush on the Sky Walk and the exciting Water Rock Climbing experiences.Partake in activities such as Fling Fox, Commando Net, Burma Bridge, or a game of cricket for added excitement.Show off your moves to the tunes of the DJ system, as you make merry under the stars!
Very Good

35 Ratings

3.0

35 Ratings

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INR 1,900

Corporate Day Outing and Games in Khandala, Lonavala
Corporate Day Outing and Games in Khandala, Lonavala

1D

Lonavala

About The Activity: Success and achievements in the corporate sector is decided by how efficiently the teams perform. Even though a team is large enough, without team bonding and spirit, they can hardly achieve any greater heights! Thus, at times, it becomes necessary to motivate and encourage the team members to give their best and get the organisation on the right track. Corporate day outing and games in Khandala, Lonavala, is often considered as the best way to motivate all the team members and encourage them to unite among themselves. Moreover, on this course, the groups also get to indulge in team building games that are specifically designed to unite them and help them understand each other. While doing so, they also get acquainted with several ways of solving problems on their way and take the organisation to greater heights. Note: Meals and Transportation at an additional cost.
Very Good

23 Ratings

3.0

23 Ratings

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INR 900

INR 777

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Off Beat Trek to Tikona in Lonavala
Off Beat Trek to Tikona in Lonavala

1D

Lonavala

About the Activity: As the name suggest Tikona is a triangular shaped hill located at a soaring height of around 3580ft that provides you with best panoramic views.Begin your expedition with a road trip from Dadar via Lonavala by jeep (06:30 AM). Reach Tikona Peth village by 10:30 AM.Begin your trek to Kondana caves. After around 2 hours of trekking, reach atop and begin your fort exploration.Post lunch begin descending. Reach base village at around 03:30 PM.Depart for Mumbai via jeep. Arrive at Mumbai at around 06:30 PM as your experience ends here.
Superb

25 Ratings

4.0

25 Ratings

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INR 2,000

INR 1,811

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Camping and Trekking in Bandardhara Flat 20% off Best Seller
Camping and Trekking in Bandardhara Flat 20% off

2D/1N

Lonavala

Igatpuri, located in Western Ghats of India is considered to be heavenly blissful for nature lovers due to being blessed with scenic natural beauty and peaceful atmosphere. Bhandardara, based near to Igatpuri reflects the serene divinity of rich greenery to the tourists. The location, regarded as the hotspot of tourism consists of many attractions such as hills, waterfalls and also comprises of Wilson dam and Arthur Lake.About the CampingThe campsite is located in the midst of nature and surrounded by supreme bliss which is ideal for any nature lover. The Lake Camping experience at Igatpuri lets you enjoy the scenic natural beauty of the lakeside along with comfortable tent accommodation with mattresses. The Bhandardara Lake camping package also provides with hygienic toilet in order to make your stay more comfortable. Also you are provided with delicious meals in the form of Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner along with complimentary Barbeque. The camping package includes Guide charges and also lets you go through trekking experience.Meals The Bhandardara Lake camping provides you with delicious meals in Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner along with complimentary Barbeque.How to ReachThe Campsite is located near Igatpuri, in the Western Ghats of India and can be reached conveniently through public and private transportation.Check-In: 4:00 PMCheck-Out: 11:00 AM Duration:- 1 Night 2 days Maximum Occupancy: 40 personsMinimum occupancy: 7 persons
Superb

34 Ratings

4.0

34 Ratings

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INR 1,500

INR 1,200

Trek to Lohagad Fort in Lonavala, Mumbai
Trek to Lohagad Fort in Lonavala, Mumbai

8H

Lonavala

About the Activity:Fixed departure: 04th September, 2016Spare your energy to grab excitement to the maximum from this trek to Lohagad Fort in Lonavala near Mumbai which is at a height of 3389 feet approximately.This easy trek will lead you to witness the glory possesses by the Lohagad fort which was under the Maratha empire for a major time and with the Mughal empire for just five years.What attracts the eyes of tourist is the unbeatable structure of the fort protected by the large gates and walls which are still intact.A dargah and a Shiv temple along with several scattered cannon are the other eye catchers in the fort and the serene surrounding is an addition to its charm.The package includes food and transportation which is inclusive of pick-up and drop-off from Mumbai.
Superb

38 Ratings

4.0

38 Ratings

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INR 1,350

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Duke's Nose Trek and Adventure Activities in Lonavala
Duke's Nose Trek and Adventure Activities in Lonavala

1D

Lonavala

About the Activity:Also known locally as Nagphani, the cliff is named after a certain Duke's pointed nose by the British.The breathtaking views from atop the cliff draws trekkers from across the country.A visit to the Mahadeva temple at the summit is simply unmissable.Arriving at the summit, rappelling and valley-crossing are bound to enthrall trekkers looking for an added adrenaline blitz Length of Rappelling: 300 feet Distance for Trekking: 250 feet
Superb

25 Ratings

4.0

25 Ratings

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INR 2,000

INR 1,600

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19 February 2019
Excellent
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 Mr Anirudh gave me surety that visit once and sees the experience he gave me the number of host who is really awesome she made all the arrangement I request her for decoration & cake . As soon as I reached there she welcome whole my family with warm-hearted and arrangement. Tents were neat and clean, she made my family and me so comfortable she explained about the place in detail then we went to sunset it was really beautiful and feel peace to see that, as soon as we Came back evening snacks was ready Taste was awesome and it was unlimited. Barbeque with born fire was really pleasant with cold weather .. my family really enjoyed and especially I want to thank camp manager she really made them feel comfortable and it was Home away from home.
16 October 2018
Excellent
"Rajmachi trek was an amazing experience, of course given its beauty any nature lover would get mesmerised, BUT what matters more in such trekking experience is the trekking companions. Sagar Shinde is a great guy and true professional, he went beyond and make us have a great experience even though our trekking group reduced to just a couple of us. I am posting some pics that would be just glimpse of trek and the one with the trek guide Sagar who helped us trek such beautiful place."
23 August 2019
Excellent
Amazing Experience. We booked the Pawna Camping on Thrillophilia at discounted rates. We visited the place during rainy season in the month of August, and yet the experience was mesmerizing. The tents were neat and clean with blankets and bedsheets provided. The food was unlimited and okay for both Veg and Non-Veg, with the barbeque being the standout performer. Kanda-Bhajjis and Tea was also unlimited. While travelling to Pawna, prefer the Kamshet road via the expressway, as it is better and fast. Our tour operator for Pawna was Amol Karke and team. They were very friendly and helpful, and were always ready to help on WhatsApp and phone calls. Thank you Thrillophilia.
29 December 2018
Excellent
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 are going to be the only group). HOW WE REACHED THE CAMPSITE - We reached the Lonavala Station around 11:30 a.m. We had to report to the already given location at 3 p.m. We hired a car from Lonavala station to the location which is 15 minutes from Tiger Point {approx 18 km}. -The manager came to pick up around 3:30 p.m. and we did a 20 minutes trek to the camping site. -The campsite is in the saltar village. For the return, you can either call any hire car (we called the same person who dropped us to the campsite a day earlier) or take a bus. You will have to confirm the timings of the bus beforehand at saltar village. EXPERIENCES OF THE CAMP - the campsite is well-located and the view is exquisite. - the manager and the care-takers(3) were extremely polite. They served us a welcome tea and Maggie and gave us a brief overview of what/where/how of the campsite. The tents were already made for us. - the site has ample space for recreational activities. We played badminton, carrom, archery and a little bit of hammock swaying as well :D - The barbeque and bonfire definitely stole all the thunder. - the dinner was simple and delicious. -the night sky was clear, starry and an almost full moon. Around 2 a.m. it got a little scary @-@ with all the wind and bizarre night sounds. - the ethereal sunrise !!! DONT MISS IT. To summarize it with a metaphor, it was "EVEN MORE FUN THAN A BALL PIT FILLED WITH CANDY!!!!" SUGGESTIONS/TIPS TO THE VISITORS -the place is perfect to click some amazing pictures with gorgeous backgrounds (especially during sunrise). - they provide facility to charge your phones -you can bring your own items like a telescope, speakers etc to personalize your stay (for some items you might need to update the organizers as well). -completely safe for girls. -the washrooms are clean. -you get a full network in your phone. -the organizers are available on phone and WhatsApp. You can call or message them regarding- commute, services, itinerary etc.
06 October 2019
Excellent
"1. Highly recommended place , The best host I have ever met, she was very accommodating and really great. you feel comfortable.\n2. All Western style Clean washrooms , with Handshower\n"
13 July 2019
Excellent
"It is one of the most beautiful and easiest trek around Mumbai .It should be on the top of the bucket list for those who love rain and waterfalls.The best time to go for this trek is in monsoon. The only drawback is if you go late in morning then it gets crowded."

Popular Nearby Getaways around Lonavala

Frequently Asked Questions About Lonavala Things To Do

  1. What are the best places to visit in Lonavala with friends and family?

    Relaxing in the laps of Sahyadri Mountains is the beautiful hill-station of Lonavala.  Explore some of the best places to visit in Lonavala with friends and family:

    1. Pawna Dam - 
    33.7 km from Lonavala
    2. Tunga Fort - 23.6 km from Lonavala
    3. Maval - 4.6 km from Lonavala
    4. Tikona Fort -  38.1 km from Lonavala
    5. Lohagad Fort - 15.2 km from Lonavala
    6. Kamshet - 17.5 km from Lonavala
    7. Duke’s Nose - 6.2 km from Lonavala
    8. Korigad - 24.6 km from Lonavala

  2. What are the different types of adventure sports in Lonavala?

    Settled on the western ghats, Lonavala has got no shortage of backcountries. The hill station is full of places where a distinct variety of adventure tours in Lonavala could be arranged. With mighty hills, you can go for treks to different corners of the hills. They have amazing sights to set up a campsite against it.

    The place is perfect for paragliding also. Having a lot of vertical cliffs, it is possible to arrange rappelling and waterfall rappelling in the hill station. Moreover, you can go for photography, bird watching, mountain cycling and more to spend an amazing trip.

    Camping: Camping is one of the best adventure activities in Lonavala as it is the perfect way to get close to nature and know it better. Lonavala is full of amazing spots like serene riverside, wild forest, mysterious caves, antique forts, forests with fireflies and more where you can engage in overnight camping at beautiful places like Pawna, Bhandardara and many more.
    Location: Lonavala
    Price: Starting from 975 INR

    Trek: With mighty mountains, historical forts and old caves, you can plan a lot of adventure tours in Lonavala to the incredible corners of the region. For forts, Lonavala has Tung Fort, Peb Fort and Lohagarh Fort where you can trek to the history. Whereas there are some caves like Dhak Bahiri, Kondane and Karla which will also be worthy to trek up to. Trekking will definitely tire you but the endings are always satisfying. 
    Location: Lonavala
    Price: Starting from 800 INR

    Rappelling:
    It is a sport where you have to rappel down from a rock cliff facing towards it. Lonavala is blessed with a lot of vertical rock cliffs which are suitable for this sport. Moreover, in monsoon, these cliffs turn into waterfalls giving you the chance for waterfall rappelling.
    Location: Lonavala
    Price: Starting from 1000 INR

    Paragliding:
    It is a sport which lets you unleash yourself and fly high in the sky. Lonavala gives very satisfying views underneath making it one of the great places to do paragliding. You have the choice between single and tandem paragliding where you can decide if you wish to go alone or with a friend of yours.
    Location: Kamshet, Lonavala
    Price: Starting from 2,500 INR

    Caving:
    Now emerging in India, caving is a very adventurous sport which lets you spend some time in the caves like cavemen in the early era. Karla Caves is the best option for caving in Lonavala. You can trek to the caves and then set up the camp for caving. It will be some new and thrilling experience for you as it is very new in the country.
    Location: Karla Caves 
    Price: Starting from 5,950 INR

    Mountain Biking:
    Lonavala has a lot of hills with rough terrains where you can ride your bike to the unspoilt corners of nature and enjoy the flora and fauna. Mountain biking is a very good activity for adventure seekers, photographers and people who wish to know nature more. This off-road biking experience will be a good frame to add to the wall of your memories.
    Location: Lonavala 
    Price: Starting from 1,500 INR

    Flying fox:
    Also known as a zip lining, Flying Fox is an activity with gives you a good adrenaline rush. You are tied to a horizontal string which takes you over green mountains. Lonavala gives the chance to zip line on a string tied at a height of 1250 feet which will make the experience count.
    Location: Della Adventure, Lonavala
    Price: Starting from 1,500 INR

  3. What are the best things to do in Lonavala?

    There are several activities that a person visiting Lonavla can take part in. Activities can vary among trekking, camping, visit historical sites, cave visits and just enjoy the scenic beauty of the place. Choose to visit these places:

    • Tungarli Lake and Dam
    • Della Adventure Theme Park
    • Shooting Point
    • Lion Point
    • Narayani Dham
    • Karla Caves
    • Bhushi Dam
    • Lohagad Fort
    • Tiger’s Point
    • Lonavla Lake
    • Ryewood Park & Shivaji Udyan
    • Duke's Nose
    • Valvan Dam
    • Rajmachi Point

  4. What are the different adventure activities to do in Lonavala?

    Lonavala with its scenic beauty and alluring charm is one of the gorgeous hill stations in Maharashtra. It is also a paradise for the adventure junkies. This beautiful hill station near Mumbai and Pune has everything in its couch for adventure lovers. Take your pick from:

    • Trekking to
    • Korigad
    • Rajmachi and Kondane Caves
    • Della Adventure Park
    • Lohagarh to Visapur
    • Duke’s Nose Trek
    • Camping
    • Lonavla camp site
    • Rock face camping
    • Monsoon camping
    • Pawna Lake
    • Malshej
    • Panvel
    • Badlapur
    • Dhak Bhairi
    • Bhandardara
    • Zip Lining
    • Paint Ball
    • Rock Climbing
    • Rappelling
    • Zorbing
    • Balloon Rides

  5. What are the activities I can do in Lonavala that can be availed upto 50% Off?

    Lonavala is encapsulated with murky tropics is home to a lot of sporting activities, scenic landscapes, and interesting architecture. Click here to know amazing things to do in Lonavala under 50% Off:

    1. 
    Pawna Lake Camping - Book at 36% Off
    2. Forest Camping Experience Near Lonavala Book at 50% Off
    3. Rajmachi Fort Trek With Kondane Caves Book at 35% Off
    4. Duke's Nose Trek - Book at 20% Off
    5. Adventurous Trekking at Lohagad Fort  Book at 30% Off

  6. Which are the best campsites in Lonavala?

    There are a lot of campsites which are best to enjoy some adventure sports in Lonavala and spend time close to nature. Your options for the ‘best’ out of best are Rajmachi Campsite, 1aatwan Campground, Pawna Lakeside Camping and Canary Forest Camping.

    You should consider all the options starting from lakeside camping, forest camping, overnight camping and more which are provided by these campsites and then choose the best suitable option for yourself.

  7. Which are the most adventurous places for trekking in Lonavala?

    The beautiful ranges of the Sahyadris offer great trekking options to the thousands of adventure enthusiasts. The thrill of treading on an untouched path, in the wilderness, close to the innumerable beauties of nature is a never to be forgotten experience. The Lonavla trekking region offers a myriad of trails in the lap of nature amidst its natural beauty untouched by man. You can choose from the following places:

    • Tikona Fort Trek
    • Astronomical Night Trek to Lohagad Fort
    • Rajmachi & Kondana Caves Trek
    • Duke’s Nose Trek
    • Visapur Fort Trek
    • Lonavala to Bhimashankar
    • Night trek to Dhak Bahiri Caves
    • Night trek to Tamhini
    • Trek near Ulhas River
    • Ghangad and Tailbaila Forts
    • Range Trek to Lonavala, Bhimshankar via Jambhivali
    • Trek to Lohagad and Bhaje Caves

  8. What are the various land-based adventure activities in Lonavala?

    There are various land-based adventure activities in Lonavala as it has an abundance of exciting terrains. You can experience a variety of Camping here like riverside, forest, overnight and many more.

    With hilly terrains, Trekking is also a very good option to go for. You can indulge yourself in treks to forts, forests, hilltops and a special trek which takes you to Rajmachi where you will find yourself amidst the fireflies.

    Rappelling and Rock climbing is also popular in Lonavala as it has a lot of vertical rock formations. If you decide to do all this in Monsoon then you can do rappelling against a waterfall.

    You can also go for Mountain biking where you can explore the flora and fauna of Lonavala with the finest care.

  9. Which are the best camping places in and around Lonavala starting from INR 1200 Only?

    Whether you want to admire the vast expanses of lush green hills or you want to satiate your appetite for adventure, Lonavala has something for everyone. Click here to know more camping sites in Lonavala

    1. Camping By Pawna River - 
    Book at INR 1250 Only
    2. Camping in Bandardhara - Book at INR 1200 Only
    3. Camping Experience near Shirota Lake - Book at INR 2,725 Only
    4. Camping at Korigad Fort - Book at INR 1200 Only
    5. Camp at Aundoli - Book at INR 5225 Only

  10. Which are the best campsites in Lonavala?

    Get up and about to make your holiday enjoyable as you experience the unforgettable experience of camping in Lonavala. Staying at a hotel with all the comforts available makes for a usual holiday experience but roughing it out in a camp is a different experience altogether. This beautiful hill station has its own charisma with its lush and captivating hills and forts and provides you with the excitement of some of the best camping experience. Vendors arrange for camping at:

  11. Where can you do waterfall rappelling near Lonavala?

    You can do waterfall rappelling in Panshet and Karjat. In the season of monsoon, many rappelling rock cliffs turn into waterfalls which in turn lets you do waterfall rappelling.

    It is a sport exactly the same as rappelling but the only difference is that you do it against a waterfall cliff instead of a dry regular cliff. Make sure to book for this sport in the rainy season as other season might disappoint you.

  12. How can I spend my day in Lonavala?

    You can spend a day in Lonavala very productively as it is a goody bag full of exciting fun where your list hovers around places to visit and adventure things to do in Lonavala. You shall consider a trek to the fort Tung, Peb or Lohagad or you can go for trekking to the Kondane Caves.

    Lonavala also offers you the chance of rappelling with all the amazing rock formations there. Moreover, if you visit the same places in monsoon then you will find that a lot of rappelling cliffs has turned into waterfalls and you can do waterfall rappelling. Lastly, flying in the sky is a very good option with paragliding in Kamshet.

  13. Where can I enjoy hot air balloon ride in Lonavala?

    Lonavla, a stunning hill station, holds within its embrace a vast stretch of greenery, exotic valleys, gigantic hillocks, and sparkling lakes. Take off on an unforgettable flight high up in the sky on a hot air balloon safari. As you soar up into the sky like a bird, you will get an opportunity to admire the natural beauty of Lonavla far down below you. The sight of several other colourful balloons dotting the sky is also mesmerizing. The balloon rides which last for an unforgettable hour are arranged early in the morning and in the afternoon as during these times the weather remains favorable to conduct this activity. Take your pick from among the several operators who arrange to take tourists on this beautiful experience.

  14. Where can I do boating in Lonavala? How much will it cost?

    There are opportunities in the few lakes of Lonavla which you can avail of. The natural beauty of Lonavla is so heartwarming that even a boat ride can be memorable. Take an opportunity of a boat ride either with family or with friends. Pay between Rs.1000 – Rs.3000 and avail of boat rides on the:

    • Pavana/Pawna Lake
    • Tungarli Lake
    • Shirota lake

  15. Are there any night treks available in Lonavala?

    Yes, there are three night-treks available in Lonavala, which you can find on Thrillophilia amidst exciting adventure tours in Lonavala.

    Night Trek to Dhak Bahiri Caves: This trek takes you to the mysterious caves of Dhak Bahiri Caves where you can get thrill en route amidst the lush green ghats.

    Night Trek to Tamhini: This trek takes you to the Tamhini ghats which are connecting the hilly area of Pune to the coastline of Konkan, at night.

    Fireflies trek in Rajmachi village: It is a small village where you trek to find yourself amidst a lot of fireflies.

  16. Which is the best destination for a wildlife safari in Lonavala?

    Globetrotters travel the world, to experience nature in its wildest and virgin form. Lonavla boasts of lush forests, which are home to a variety of flora and fauna. You can enjoy and explore the rich biodiversity of Lonavala and spend time in taking a peek at some rare species of animals and plants during your holidays. Get your vendor to customize your trip. Enjoy a fun-filled holiday full of surprises with a thrilling safari ride during the day while you spend the night in the wilderness of the forest in a camp or resort. Experience the pristine beauty of nature and all the tiny and large species that inhabit this place.

    The best choice is the Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary which is surrounded by dense green forests located on the foothills and hilly terrains of Western Ghat in Sahyadri ranges is a weekend destination for the nature-loving tourists. The sanctuary encloses animals and birds in abundance. The mammoth Indian squirrel is a major attraction here. It is a rare place where one can spot the wild animals freely moving in their natural habitat. Enriched with rare species of herbs and plants the landscape is very good for nature walks, trekking and bird watching.

  17. What is the expected cost of Pawna Lake Camping?

    The expected minimum cost of Pawna Lake Camping will be 999 INR and can go up to 3,500 INR. It is suggested to book camping with Thrillophilia to get best offers at pocket-friendly prices. With that, you can go carefreely to the camp and they will take care of your meals, tents, bonfire and adventure sports in Lonavala.

  18. Which are the most famous treks in Lonavala?

    All the treks in Lonavala are famous, but to get an idea of the treks, you might want to consider Lohagad trek, Sandhan Valley trek, Harishchandragad trek, Rajmachi trek, Kalsubai trek, Prabalgad and Kalavantin trek, Andharban trek and Korigad trek.

    These are some of the best treks which take you to distinct locations like forts, hilltops, caves, forests, etc, where you can indulge in more adventurous things to do in Lonavala.

  19. Which are the spiritual places for a must visit in Lonavla?

    When we plan a holiday our target is mainly enjoyment. While some tourists add visits to a few places that will satiate their spirituality to their holidays some may find enjoyment only in spirituality. For some people, spirituality is connected to places of worship while for others it may mean yoga and meditation. Whichever category you belong to, there are several places in Lonavala to choose from to satisfy your spiritual desires. Check out on the ones mentioned.

    • Narayani Dham Temple
    • Bhairavnath Temple
    • Ekviradevi
    • Datta Mandir Kalekar Mala
    • Karla caves
    • Shantinath Jain Temple
    • Shatrunjay Jain temple
    • Kaivalyadham Yoga Centre

  20. Is Rajmachi trek a difficult one? What are the precautions I should take?

    Rajmachi Fort is one of the many historical forts in the rugged hills of the Sahyadri Mountains boasting of the twin fortresses of Shriwardhan Balekilla and Manaranjan Balekilla, with a wide Machi or plateau surrounding them. A small village called Udhewadi is situated on the Machi at the southern foot of Manaranjan Balekilla.

    There are two approach routes to Rajmachi fort. One is from Karjat on the right bank of Ulhas River and the second one from Salpe village. Both the routes involve a steep climb up on foot. It is not possible to drive a vehicle on these two routes. Both these routes from Karjat involve a steep climb up on foot, of about 500 meters.

     The other routes to Rajmachi are from Lonavala to Rajmachi with a distance of 15 km is almost a plain walk, with only a few ups and downs. A sturdy utility vehicle can be taken right up to Rajmachi, on the route from Khandala.

    To make the trek comfortable carry a haversack to keep your hands free. Carry at least 3lts of water, Electoral or Glucon D powder, an extra pair of clothes, ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks, and biscuits. Don’t forget to carry your personal medicines, sun protection cap, and goggles. A torch with extra batteries, bed sheet, sleeping bags, personal tea mugs needs to be carried if you are planning an overnight camping experience.

  21. Where can we do paragliding in Lonavala?

    You can do paragliding in Kamshet in Lonavala. As you can find numerous adventure tours in Lonavala, you have the options for single as well as tandem paragliding. Single will let you fly alone in the sky whereas with tandem you can take one more person to fly with you.

  22. What are the activities to do in Della Adventure Park? What are its charges?

    An adventurous one day trip to Della Adventure Park is compulsory in your itinerary if you are an adventure freak. You will enjoy an absolutely thrilling time with your friends or family. Della Adventure Park in Lonavala offers everything to keep you excited and enjoy a whale of a time. Don’t miss out on activities like:

    • Swoop swing
    • Flying Fox
    • Rocket Ejector
    • Motocross dirt bike riding
    • Aqua Zorb
    • Buggy Ride
    • Paint ball shooting
    • ATV Rides
    • Bungee Trampoline
    • Shooting Range
    • Archery
    • Rocket Ejector

       Get entry passes at the following rates: (Watch out for special offers)

    • Rs.2240/- for most activities in the zone.
    • Rs. 6399/- for most activities in the zone and 9 extreme adventures.
    • Rs. 1600/- for kids and Senior Citizens to enjoy for most activities in the zone.
    • Rs. 14616/- for an annual pass.

  23. Can we do caving in Lonavala?

    Yes, you can do caving in Lonavala. Though it has a lot of caves, the most preferred caves for caving are Karla caves for a good experience. You can book your tour through Thrillophilia where you get a lot of options for adventure tours in Lonavala and they can set up an equipped campsite in the caves for a never forgettable experience.

  24. What are the things one should carry while doing adventure sports?

    There are a lot of things one should carry while doing adventure sports, starting from comfortable shoes that fits you properly to avoid frostbite and discomfort while in action. Since activities like camping and trekking take you into the woods you must take mosquito repellent with you as they will be waiting there to welcome you.

    You should also take extra clothes as well as sunscreen and sunglasses while keeping the sun in mind. You may even need your flip flops and towel if it is an overnight stay. Moreover, it will be ideal to carry your camera as well as a flashlight with extra batteries.

  25. Which are the best night treks in Lonavala? What should I keep in mind?

    Lonavla is a paradise for trekkers because of its scenic beauty. Day treks are common but you the experience can be even more exciting if you are willing to undertake a night trek adventure. Lonavla has lots to offer on this. Contact vendors and go for the night treks which can be made to:

    • Tikona Fort
    • Rajmachi and Kondane Caves
    • Visapur Fort
    • Dhak Bahiri Caves
    • Tamhini, Near Pune

    Keep the following aspects in mind:

    • Carry Flashlight with Spare Cells
    • Be comfortably dressed and carry spare clothes
    • Carry Sun Glasses, Sun Screen, Cap and plenty of water
    • Carry Mosquito Repellent, Personal medicines, and other requirements
    • Carry Bed Sheets, Plastic Sheet or mat
    • Stay with the group
    • No litter
    • Stick to a planned schedule.
    • Act like a responsible citizen
    • No Alcohol
    • No noise
    • Be attentive to others in the group.

  26. Where can I enjoy rappelling in Lonavala? Is it safe?

    Rappelling is an activity that true adventure lovers will enjoy. It is the perfect experience for a getaway from hectic city life. Waterfall rappelling is a favorite and rejuvenating experience. Take a walk on the paths enjoying the beauty of the lush foliage and thundering falls cascading down the ridges of Sahyadri Ranges, climb up the forest trails and rappel down with a harness through the refreshing falls or reach the point on a vehicle and enjoy a great rappelling adventure. Vendors and operators will ensure your safety if you have a big heart. Go to:

    • Rajmachi
    • Dudhiware waterfall
    • Bhaje caves

  27. What is the maximum age limit of doing paragliding and rappelling in Lonavala?

    Paragliding: There is no age limit for paragliding so children as young as three years can get involved in this activity whereas adults in their 90s can also do it if they desire so.

    Rappelling:
    Whereas in rappelling you need to be at least 15 years old and at most 50 years old to engage in this activity. Adults over 50 will be allowed only after a thorough medical examination and a meeting with experts. It is the same for waterfall rappelling too.

  28. Where can I do horse riding in Lonavala? How much will it cost me?

    There are several opportunities to learn the art of horse-riding and a little about these majestic creatures, explore the stunning landscape, relax and unwind at this offbeat adventure in:

    • Aundoli Camp
    • Della Adventure Resort

    There are Filly and Colt Farms also to train you at horse riding. Be ready for an expense of a minimum of Rs. 10000/-

  29. What are the things one should keep in mind while experiencing adventure sports?

    There are certain things you should always keep in mind while experiencing adventure sports. First of all, you should be mentally prepared to attempt the activity followed by having a healthy body to do it. Even make sure you listen and follow every instruction you are being given by your instructor.

    And yes, do NOT take your gears as a joke and wear them completely and properly. Moreover, a little warm-up before the activity will give a good stretch to your body which reduces the chances of injury.

    Lastly, make sure you are wearing appropriate attire for the activity along with comfortable shoes. Following all these will ensure a good and safe experience of yours.

  30. Where can I do adventure biking in Lonavala?

    If you are the kind of person who loves the feel of the wind rushing through your hair don’t miss out on adventure biking experiences among the Sahyadri Ranges with the beautiful sights around. Get your adrenaline rushing and enjoy adventure biking at:

    • Della Adventure Resort
    • Rajmachi
    • Lonavla Camp Site

  31. What is Fireflies Trek in Rajmachi Village and why it is called so?

    Fireflies trek in Rajmachi is one of the adventure tours in Lonavala which takes you to hundreds of fireflies. Rajmachi is a village where you will find an abundance of fireflies. Fireflies are small insects that emits light at night due to the bioluminescence effect which looks very beautiful in the night making the trek worthwhile.

  32. Which are some of the amazing caves to explore in Lonavala?

    Whether you are interested in architecture or your interest lies in Buddhism, you will find the caves in and around Lonavala interesting. The main structures like the Chaitya or the Viharas educate you on the religion as well as the architecture of the period. Visit:

    • Karla Caves
    • Bhaje Caves
    • Bedse Caves

  33. How to reach Lonavala?

    By bus: Lonavala has a local bus stop which is very well connected to major cities like Pune and Mumbai. You can easily book a ticket on a comfortable bus to Lonavala.

    By train:
    There is a local railway station in Lonavala with good traffic of trains from major cities like Pune and Mumbai. So you can easily catch a train to the hill station and further book a taxi to the significant places of Lonavala.

    By air:
    Mumbai Airport is the nearest airport to the hill station. So you will have to catch a flight until here and further book a train or bus to reach Lonavala.

  34. What is the best time for camping at canyon valley in Lonavala?

    The best time for camping at Canyon Valley is before or after the monsoons. October to March is the best time to undertake this activity as the weather will be at its best. Enjoy the lush green foliage, twittering of birds and the sound of waterfalls or enjoy the activities organised at the campsites. If you happen to be around during the year-end then you can enjoy a great party.

  35. Which places are good for kids adventure activities in Lonavala?

    There are a lot of places which are good for kids adventure sports in Lonavala. The list is as follows:

    1. Paragliding in Kamshet
    2. Artificial Wall Climbing in Shivajinagar
    3. Paintball at Kalyani Nagar
    4. Rappelling in Madhe Ghat
    5. Bungee Jumping at Della Adventures
    6. ATV Rides at Della Adventures
    7. White Water River Rafting at Kundalika River in Kolad
    8. Kayaking at Kundalika river in Kolad

    These activities will prove to be the best for the kids and parents will also enjoy them. You can expect more activities like swoop swing, flying fox, sky cycling, buggy ride, dirt bike, bull ride, bubble soccer, land zorbing, ball fighting and much more which will make your vacation more thrilling.

  36. Which are the best places to go for a corporate day outing? What things can we do?

    To get an organization on the right track and achieve success in the corporate sector it is important how efficiently the teams perform. A large team without bonding and spirit cannot achieve great heights. Motivation and encouragement make the team members give their best. The activities that are offered require understanding among the members of a team increasing the bonding which reflects in the day to day activities. Corporate day outing and games in Khandala, Lonavla gives you a vast choice of activities like:

    • Acid river
    • Roller Coaster
    • Caterpillar Walk
    • Stamping
    • Tie-Untie
    • Three Island
    • Full Contact
    • Traffic Jam
    • Hula Hoop
    • Cob Web
    • Survival
    • Tower Building
    • Minefield
    • Crossover

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