Pawna Lake Temperature & Weather Guide - 2021
When planning a trip to Pawna Lake temperature can play an important role! Depending on the month in which you plan to visit the place, the temperature can vary as much as over 20 degrees between the peak summers and winters.

Where the temperatures can reach as high as 40-degrees in the summer months of March and April, the Pawna Lake weather in winters can be very cold, with the mercury tipping even lower than 13 degree Celsius in January and February. 

The best time to visit Pawna Lake is definitely around the winter season when the scenery is still fresh from the monsoons and the temperature remains cool and pleasant throughout the day, offering ample opportunities for outdoor activities.

The monsoons that start around May and extend till September are also a great time to visit the place. The best part about a monsoon trip is that you can enjoy the lush greenery of the area.
COVID-19 : LONAVALA is in Orange Zone
Last Updated: 15 May 2021
Latest Information on Travelling to LONAVALA?

Entry is open from all domestic states for all kinds of travel.

  • Essential commodities can be supplied in containment zone from 8 AM to 12 PM and 5 PM to 6 PM
  • Outside containment zone, essential commodities are available between 9 AM to 7 PM on a daily basis
  • Outside containment zone, non-essential commodities are available between 9 AM to 7 PM on an alternate basis
  • Malls and markets are operational between 9 Am to 7 PM
  • Cabs and four wheeler are allowed with only 3 passengers apart from driver
  • Auto rickshaws are allowed with only 2 passengers apart from driver
  • For passengers, Health Declaration form is a mandate upon arrival and Quarantine stamp will be put on the left hand of the passengers
  • Home quarantine for all passengers for 14 days
  • Exemption of home quarantine for domestic passengers who intend to visit Pune for less than 7 days and have confirmed return ticket or onward ticket

The nearest airport to Lonavala is at Pune. The flights that are available for PUne are from Delhi, Lucknow, Jaipur, Kolkata and many other places.


Currently, there are are no direct trains to Lonavala. However, Lonavala can easily be reached through Pune which is the nearest operational railway station. A COVID special train is available from Danapur to Pune

Local Transport
  • Local transport like cabs, four wheeler and auto rickshaws are operational
  • Cabs and four wheeler are allowed with only 3 passengers apart from a driver
  • Auto rickshaws are allowed with only 2 passengers apart from a driver

The government is taking proper safety measures through its "Mission Begin Again" to resume tourism. However, Thrillophilia recommends tourists to visit any place after studying the monsoon conditions at the place.

Inter-state travel open in Maharashtra with certain restrictions. Updated: 15 May 2021

Travellers can now travel to different districts of Maharashtra without much restrictions. However, tourists are required to present a negative RT-PCR report on arrival.

All famous landmarks and tourist attractions closed Updated: 03 May 2021

All famous landmarks and tourist attractions closed till further notice to curb the rising cases of covid-19

Maharashtra government allows hotels to reopen with 100% capacity Updated: 08 Feb 2021

Hotels in Maharashtra are now allowed to reopen and function with 100% capacity.

Domestic flights resume in Maharashtra from May 25 Updated: 08 Feb 2021

Commercial domestic flights in Mumbai have resumed in Mumbai from May 25. All passengers arriving to Mumbai have to go through a mandatory 14-day home quarantine.

Passengers arriving in Maharashtra to fill a self-declaration form and undergo screening Updated: 08 Feb 2021

The arriving passengers will have to fill a self-declaratory form and undergo screening at the Mumbai airport. Passengers who are found to be symptomatic will be taken to the quarantine facility directly.


Pawna Lake During Summers

Summers in Pawna Lake do not last long, but the short spell of heat between March and April can be intense. Pawna Lake weather in summers is characterised by hot and humid afternoons and pleasant and breezy evenings.
If you are planning to visit the lake during summers, you can plan your hike to the lake in the early hours of the morning, since the weather is much cooler around that time.

You can enjoy the changing colour of the sky when you choose to trek in the early hours of the morning. Then, you can make the most of the afternoon sitting under the shade of a tree where you can dip your feet in the water to cool off. As the sun starts its ascent, temperatures also start to drop, leaving behind a cool, refreshing breeze as the winds cross over the water. 

Average Temperature During Summers:
The average Pawna lake temperature during the summer months can rise as high as 40-degree Celcius during the day. As the night falls, temperatures plummet to around a more bearable 30-degree Celsius or less, making it a popular camping destination, even in peak summers.

Pawna Lake During Monsoon

The monsoons are an excellent time to visit the Pawna Lake if you do not mind getting drenched in the rain. The monsoon season starts from the mid of May and goes on right until September. The Pawna Lake weather around the time is pleasant throughout the day with intermittent or sometimes continuous rains. 

As a result of the rains, the surrounding lush landscape turns vibrant green, making it one of the most beautiful times to visit the area. The pleasant weather means that you can spend the entire day walking and trekking around the area and then spend your evenings under the stars. 

Monsoons are also the perfect time for wildlife spotting in the area! You can bring your binoculars and watch animals and birds frolicking in the water. 

Average Temperature During Monsoon:
During the monsoon season, the Pawna Lake temperatures remain pleasant throughout the day, averaging at about 24-degree Celsius. The nights can turn cool, with the temperatures dropping to around 20-degree Celsius and lower. Therefore, it is advisable to bring multiple layers of clothes if you are planning to camp around this time.

Pawna Lake During Winters

Weather-wise, this is the best time to visit Pawna Lake as the monsoon rains have recently passed, giving the landscape a fresh, washed-up look. At Pawna Lake, the winter months start from November and extend right up to February.

The temperatures remain cool around this time of the year, and the weather is dry which makes it the perfect time to camp. The reservoir remains full, offering scenic views which you can capture in your camera and the trekking paths remain open and safe. 

If you do plan a camping trip around this time, make sure to pack extra layers of clothes and/or a warm sleeping bag as it can get really cold during the night. Also, since the days are much shorter, do plan your trip keeping the daylight hours in mind.

Average Temperature During Winters:
The average temperatures at Pawna Lake during the winter months of November to February remain around 20-degree Celsius. The days are cool and dry and the nights can be cold with the mercury dipping as low as 13-degree Celsius. The winds can also start to turn cold, making it necessary to properly cover yourself up in order to enjoy a good night’s sleep.

Best Time to Visit Pawna Lake

The best time to visit Pawna Lake is during the winter months of November to February. The temperature ranges from cool to cold, with the average staying around a pleasant 20-degree Celsius. The humidity is also at its lowest and you can expect minimal to no rainfall around this time of the year. This means that you can enjoy outdoor activities like trekking, camping, stargazing and bonfires.

Having said that, camping in monsoons is also an excellent option. The rain-washed look of the tropical landscape gives it an otherworldly charm and the weather is also pleasant with cool days and cooler nights. If you want to escape the crowds and enjoy dipping your feet in the water, then a summer camping trip at the Pawna Lake is advisable.
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"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."
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 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.
"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."
"No doubt one of the most amazing things I have done this year. The trek was brilliant, very thought out. The stay in the village, the homemade food, the really really long but amazing trek, the guides everything was really good. Thrillophilia has definitely become my go to app for any kinds of trek.\nSo this trek takes place in three parts, one to the base village in monsoon, the trek from base village to Rajmachi and back, and the trek from base village to Kondane Caves. The last one is one of the most amazing treks, really helpful guides all along the way and the trek has some amazing waterfalls, scenes and experience. I wish I had done the trek in June when the fireflies come, this time of the year in August fireflies aren't much seen. But apart from that I enjoyed most part of the trek."
"It was my first trek and had an amazing experience. Enjoyed a lot. Rajmachi trek,Shrivardhan fort visit, uday sagar lake side camping at night and music by our wonderful cordinator Hemant. Overall experience was awesome. ???? fully satisfied."
"Amazing experience. Very well maintained resort. The staff is very courteous and professional. Must visit for a weekend trip."
01 January 2021
It was a good and comfortable stay, after much searching during long weekend rush we figured out this resort and had a comfortable stay.
It was a great 5 days trip to Matheran, Lonavala and Khandala. I visited here with my friends and we really enjoyed the tour a lot. We visited the famous Lonavala lake and kune falls.
It was a great 3 days trip to Lonavala and Khandala. I visited here with my friends and we really enjoyed the tour a lot. It was my 1st time that i visited Pawna lake and i was mesmerized wwith a wonderful sunset.
It is one of the best trips of my life. If you love adventurous and trekking place then you will love to visit Lonavala and Khandala, The views are brilliant and the vibe nice and Lonavala lake is very beautiful lake, surrounded by mountain. The scenery is very heart warming, I instantly fall in love with the place.

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  1. Is Pawna lake safe?

    Yes, Pawna Lake is a safe camping destination for all types of tourists. Whether you are travelling solo, with your partner or in a group, you can safely spend an evening at Pawna Lake.
  2. How do you get to Pawna Lake?

    If you are planning to travel to Pawna Lake from Mumbai, Pune, Lonavala, Nagpur or Nashik, you must catch a train to Kamshet. Trains run from both these stations to Kamshet, every 45 minutes. Once you reach Kamshet, get down at the railway station and walk out. Here, you will find several jeeps that you can hire, either on a sharing basis or completely for yourself, along with the driver. The jeep will take you directly from the station to Pawna Lake, covering an approximate distance of 22 kilometres.
  3. What is the cost of Pawna lake camping?

    The cost of camping at Pawna Lake for one night is approximately 1,000 per person. This includes the cost of the tent and all meals. If you plan to book with Thrillophilia, you can enjoy the lakeside camping experience with meals and fun activities, at Rs. 778 per person.
  4. How far is Pawna lake from Mumbai?

    The distance between Pawna Lake and Mumbai is approximately 120 kilometres by road. You can easily get from Mumbai to Kamshet by train. The distance between Kamshet and Pawna Lake is only 22 kilometres.

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