Covered with an evergreen blanket of greeneries and embraced with the magnificence of the scenic peaks, Lonavala is one of the most sought after getaways from Pune. Situated around 96km from Mumbai, it is also an ideal escapade for the locals of the city including family, friends and couples. In addition to being a picture-perfect retreat, this hill station near Pune is also equally popular for the production of different varieties of 'Chikki', a traditional sweet candy prepared with jaggery and ground-nuts.
With bunches of waterfalls, lakes and slopes around, Lonavala is frequented by a wide range of individuals, particularly explorers and trekkers. Encompassed by thick timberlands, waterfalls, dam close by lakes, Lonavala is a must visit destination for you if you love to spend some time with nature.
Also you can visit Khandala and Rajmachi while on your way to Lonavala. he tourist destination has many attractions to its name, Bhaja caves, Bushi dam, Karla caves, Rajmachi fort, Ryewood lake, among others.
Head out for a camping under the cool night sky or just get ready to experience the fun while heading for a trek.
Location: Distance from Pune is 65.2 km
Best time to visit: During the month of October to MarchType of Destination: Trekking, hiking, camping and adventure activities.