30 Things to Do in Lonavala: Starting from ₹850 (̶₹̶1̶4̶5̶0̶)̶ Only!
Things to do in Lonavala encircles camping at Pawna Lake, Hot Air Balloon Safari, trek to Canyon Valley, Explore Bhaja Caves, Camp at Aundoli, Visit Valvan Dam, Visit Kune Waterfalls, Hike to Tiger's Leap, Shop at Local Shops of Lonavala and many more.

There is an endless list of activities
 to-do in Lonavala. This famous hill station encapsulated with murky tropics is home to a lot of sporting activities, scenic landscapes, and interesting architecture. From the seemingly endless beauty of Lion's point to the celebrity wax museum,  Lonavala things to do are an amalgamation of ancient everlasting landscapes and modern-day architectures. 

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Furthermore, picnic spots like the Bhushi Dam or trekking at Rajmachi Fort, Lonavala provides a complete package of wholesome itineraries enjoyed with friends and family. And, how can we forget the adventurous extreme sports the place offers. In fact, Lonavala is widely appreciated for its diversity in adventure sports including waterfall rappelling, dirt biking, monster truck riding, swoop swing, flying fox and more.

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Places that host these activities are occupied with tourists from across the county all year round. All in all, a weekend getaway trip or a vacation with family, Lonavala provides a chance for visitors to relax, relish and at the same time enjoy exciting adventures.

Must Do Things in Lonavala

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Pawna Lake Camping | Book @ ₹ 849 Only!
  • 2D/1N
  • Lonavala
  • 2D/1N
  • Lonavala
₹1,419 ₹849
Trip Location: Pawna Lake

About 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 kilometres away from Kamshet on the old Mumbai- Pune highway.
Pawna Camping has become an important campsite after the construction of the Pawna Dam.
This package of camping in Pawna lake comes with camping & sightseeing around the lake, bonfire with music & dinner.


Special New Year Eve Package:
There is a special celebration on the new year's eve, 31st Dec. An exclusive DJ night and a sparkling firecrackers show will be organized for you. So, celebrate this new year at Pawna Lake Camping, and experience the eve like never before.

Note:
Are you thinking about how you will manage to reach Pawna Lake because it's too far from Mumbai?
This tour also offer you the transportation from Mumbai to Pawna Lake with Camping experience. 
Pawna lake is 117 km away from Mumbai. It is place known for nature, Pawna lake and greeny hills and the best place.  

Pickup Points:

11:30 am: Pritam Hotel Near Flyover Dadar East
12:15 pm: Yogi Hotel, Diamond Garden, Chembur
01:15 pm: Vashi Below Main Bridge
02:00 pm: McDonald, Kalamboli Panvel
04:00 pm: Near Wax Museum

Check In Timing: 4 PM
Check Out Timing: 11 AM

Distance: From Pune: 60 KM ( Via Kamshet)
                 From Mumbai: 120 KM (Via Lonavala, Bhangarwadi Rd)


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Paragliding in Kamshet | Book @ 2325 Only
  • Kamshet
  • Kamshet
₹2,725 ₹2,325

About the Activity:

  • Embark on an exciting experience of paragliding in Kamshet with a set of certified pilots and flying enthusiasts.
  • Kamshet, is a beautiful destination located at about 110km from Mumbai and 45km from Pune that is decked with the beauty of the Sahyadri Ranges and valleys.
  • A daylong course will take you through paragliding of 3 different types namely; Classic Tandem, Instructional Tandem, and Acro Tandem.
  • A two seater plane will take you high up in the air from where you can take your paragliding flight with a certified instructor.

Eligibility: For 15 yrs & above
Weight: Above 45 kgs 


NOTE : Due to winters afternoon session is not available. Reporting time for flying is 8:00 AM.

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Forest Camping Experience Near Lonavala - Flat 50% Off
  • 2D/1N
  • Lonavala
  • 2D/1N
  • Lonavala
₹2,525 ₹975
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 Lonavala is this amazing campsite.
- Located just a couple of hours from major cities like Mumbai and Pune, the campsite is just 15 minutes from the Tiger's Point. Accessible only on foot, you will have to leave your vehicle at the basecamp. From here, the staff will take you on a trek through the dense forests to reach the amazing campsite. The road to this property is a scenic one itself and is rated as one the best roads to drive in India.
- Spread in 40 acres, the campsite offers many activities like Football, Cricket, Badminton, Archery, Baseball, Disc Golf, Frisbee, Board Games, and 7 tiles, alongside the amazing time around a bonfire. You can also roast some popcorns on the large bonfire area at the campsite.
- At night time, when the place gets quiet, one can actually hear the deer of the forest in the night. And adding its own mystical charm to the nights here is the prominent fog present at the campsite.
- The camping area has various vistas to take in during the course of this amazing activity. Speaking of which, the tents on the property are large and spacious, making for a great experience in itself.
- Enjoy a scrumptious dinner and a tasty breakfast during this 2 day and 1-night camping package in Lonavala.

Check-In Time- 4:00 PM
Check-out Time-  11:00AM
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Hot Air Balloon Safari

Hot Air Balloon Safari

Give your eyes a delight with the hot air ballooning safari! Take a look the Sahyadri range, cross over all the misty clouds and make your experience a crowing stroke. This unforgettable activity of one hour takes you away from the noises of the city and you can float in the air gazing at the beautiful views.

Be it witnessing the beautiful birds which fly along with you or gaping at the majestic displays of nature you can witness all of it. Embrace the beauty of the valleys with this unique experience which will add a new twist to your vacations!

Entry Fee: The fee is almost Rs. 12000 per person if you book from Thrillophilia.

Timings: 6:45 Am to 4:00 pm

Location:
Sahyadri range, Lonavala, Maharashtra.

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A Day Out to Maval

A Day Out to Maval

A small tehsil in the district of Pune, Maval is known for its mesmerizing sunsets, thrilling water sports, and camps. Visitors can indulge in a spread of activities like rafting, kayaking, swimming, and more along with tasty local food at Maval. Furthermore, the clean and spacious environment of Maval allows travelers to set up camp and spend a night away from the crowded city life with family and friends. 

This is one of the best
things to do in Lonavala, especially if you are looking out for a getaway location. The cool breezy environment and well-maintained surroundings make your stay here pretty comfortable. 

Entry Fee:
No entry Fees

Timings:
Open 24 hours a day

Location:
Maval, Lonavala, Maharashtra, India

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Adventure Activities at Duke's Nose

Adventure Activities at Duke's Nose

One of the best Lonavala things to do, thrill-seekers and adventure lovers will find themselves at home at Duke's Nose. 7 kilometer from Lonavala, Duke's nose is famous for it's an array of activities that include trekking, camping, zip-lining, rappelling, feet traversing, and more. 

The place is also presented as one of the best sunset points in the country, counting for an absolute delight for sightseers. 
The best time to visit the Duke's Nose is between the months of October and March. During this time the weather is calm and allows visitors to enjoy various kinds of adventurous around the place.  

Entry Fee:
No entry fee

Timings:
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Location:
Duke's Nose Trail, Kurvande, Maharashtra 410402

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Visit Kune Waterfalls

Visit Kune Waterfalls

Looking for amazing things to do in Lonavala? Witness the surreal beauty of this land, Kune falls. Cascading down from the height of 100 m the sound of the water bullets along with beautiful nature is a treat to the mind and soul.

Also, this is the 14th highest waterfall in India and is a perfect spot for nature lovers. Whether you wish to take a glimpse of gushing water or wish to just relax along the soothing vibes you can have all such experiences. This waterfall comprises of 3 drops and the view is wonderful enough to make you fall in love with the place.

Entry Fee: There is no entrance fee.

Timings: 24 hours open for all.

Location:
Khandala, Lonavala, Maharashtra 410301

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Gape at the Architectural Magnificence of Lohagad Fort

Gape at the Architectural Magnificence of Lohagad Fort

Hike up through the rugged terrains which will lead you to the architectural marvel of the region Lohagad fort. Making its place in the best Lonavala things to do this trek is just splendid. Giving views of the entire town, all over surrounded by scenic beauties, this activity in itself is amazing.

With literal meaning iron fort here you can witness the blend of various styles of artistry. While the pillars are made of carving the walls are painted by the artsmen. Each and every section bewitches the history lover in a new way and has something to interest them.

Entry Fee:
None

Timings:
9:30 Am to 6:00 pm

Location:
Lohagad Trek Road, Pune, Maharashtra 410406, India.

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Rajmachi Fort Trek

Rajmachi Fort Trek

Painted in the color green, the Rajmachi fort is filled with a variety of flora and fauna. A place that accompanies a series of rocky mountains, bubbly waterfalls and an amazing view of nature, Rajmachi is perfect for a one-day getaway trip. 

There are also different levels of the trek at the fort. While an experienced trekker can start their trek from the Tungari part near Rajmachi Fort, newbies can begin from the base village of Udhewadi. There are also resting points along the way where trekkers can snack and take a break. Overall, it's one of the best
things to do in Lonavala for nature lovers, travelers, and seekers. 

Entry Fee: No entry fee

Timings: Between 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM

Location: Udhewadi, Lonavala, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Stroll at Lonavala Lake

Stroll at Lonavala Lake

Among many Lonavala things to do, the most soothing and peaceful is the Lonavala Lake. Found between Pune and Mumbai, the lake is sourced through the Indrayani river. The best time to visit the place is during the monsoon season. The lake is filled up to the brim during this time making it the perfect place for a getaway trip. 

Additionally, a number of atypical tropics and chirpy birds orchestrate the lake. Visitors can also enjoy the authentic taste of local snacks like Vada Pav, Gola, and delicious Chats spread across the lake.

Entry Fee:
No entry fee

Timings:
Open between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM  

Location:
Lonavala Lake, Lonavala, Pune, Maharashtra, 410401, India

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Action-Packed Day at Della Adventure Park

Action-Packed Day at Della Adventure Park

Tagged as the county's largest adventure sports park, Della Adventure Park is a must for everyone who would like to experience a new series of adventurous. Probably one of the best things to do in Lonavala, Della hosts a series of more than 50 extreme sports that include Swoop Swing, Longest Flying Fox, Sky Cycling, Paintball, ATV up to 700cc, Motocross and more. 

Furthermore, the place also encompasses 5 Multi Cuisine Restaurants, P18 Night Clubs and Lounge, and 164 rooms at Della's Resort. 

Entry Fee:
Ranges from INR 2600 - INR 6500.

Timings:
11:00 AM to 09:00 PM

Location:
Della Adventure Park, Lonavla, Kunegaon, Maharashtra 410401

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One Day Trek to Tikona Fort @ 875 Only
  • 1D
  • Lonavala
  • 1D
  • Lonavala
₹1,375 ₹875

Pune is one of the biggest city of Maharashtra, but most of the famous attractions of Maharashtra are in the proximity of Pune. Pune has a bag full of amazing weekend getaways from majestic forts to thrilling adventure sports. Many forts are located at a high altitude, so you can also get a taste of trekking near Pune.

About the trek


Tikona fort is one of the most picturesque forts in Maharashtra. It is also known as Vitandgad fort as it was the nerve center of many activities of Malwa Pawna regions. The small hamlet close to the fort is Tikona Peth. The major attraction of the fort is its majestic entrance.  Apart from the architectures, the fort also encloses a lake, Satvahan caves and the temple of Trimbakeshwar Mahadev. Trek through all the difficulties and reach the top to witness the breathtaking view of Pawana dam, Kothligad, and the beautiful valley.

An expert guide will assist you through the whole trek to make your trekking experience memorable. You will also be served breakfast and lunch during the trek. Try the Pithala Bhakeri from the local cuisine. 

How to reach:

Transportation from Mumbai to Mumbai and Pune to Pune is also included in this package. 

Departure/Return Point:
 Kamshet Railway Station OR Deccan for Punekars And Dadar railway Station for Mumbaikars.
Departure Time:
 6:00 am (Please arrive 15 min before the departure time).

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Blissful Escape in the Heart of Lonavala, Amanzi Resort
  • 2N
  • Lonavala
  • 2N
  • Lonavala
₹53,600 ₹33,000
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Amanzi is a luxury resort overlooking the sparkling waters of Pavana Dam. Calm and composed setting accompanied by quality services, this promises to be an extraordinary vacation in Lonavala. Experience it with our exclusive two-night package including Breakfast, Lunch and dinner and activities.

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.

About the property

Designed passionately by architects, Shabbir Unwalla and Zubin Malao along with the owners, it's just 2 hours’ drive from Mumbai and 1 hour from Pune. Located in Tikona, it's the best place for trekking, kayaking, and paragliding.

Your Room

Garden Villa room

The Garden Villa room, measuring nearly 5,000 sq. ft., consisting of 3 individual Garden Villa Rooms attached with a spacious common living area with the most exquisite furniture, a courtyard lit with natural sunlight radiating on the koi fish and the resort swimming pool. 

Package inclusions

Kickstart your day with daily Breakfast.

Curb your hunger with daily Lunch and Dinner.

Surprise when you arrive with a welcome drink on arrival.

Stay refreshed with daily morning tea and coffee with cookies.

Amenities

Laundry and Dry cleaning service- Don’t worry about your Laundry and Dry cleaning needs when on a holiday. The Service available at an additional charge

Spa- Experience different treatments at the inhouse Spa at an additional charge

Facilities

Dining- The multicuisine restaurant will be at your disposal for you to discover an incredible palette of flavors and offer a variety of dishes daily.

Indoor games and Outdoor sports- Facilities for both indoor games and Outdoor sports are available at the resort.

Barbecue and Bonfire- Make the most of your stay with Barbecue and bonfire, available at an additional charge.

Terms & Conditions

Check in- 2 PM

Check out- 12 Noon

Travel window - 25.07.2019 to 30.11.2019

The package mentioned above is applicable only on Weekdays( Monday- Thursday). Rates will vary on Friday and Sunday and Saturday.

Package

Please adhere to the timings.

Packages need to be paid in full to receive the confirmation voucher.

Each Package only applicable for 2 adults

The package cannot be split.

No connecting rooms are available.

Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated).

Menus are subject to change without notice.

 The minimum villa capacity is 12 adults for Deluxe Room. Extra child between 10-12 years and extra adult will incur an additional charge.

Availability

Blackout dates- There will be dates when the deals won’t be available. The dates have been marked on the calendar as Black out dates.

Availability- Please select the available dates from the calendar. 

How to reach?

The resort is located in Lonavala, Maharashtra. You can easily get public or private transport to the location.

Nearest Railway Station- The nearest major railway station is Lonavala- 40 Kms from the resort

 Nearest Airport- The nearest airport is Pune airport, at a distance of 55 km from the resort

Nearest Key Locations-  Pune  is the nearest key location located at a distance of 47 Kms

Treks to Do in Lonavala

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Visapur Fort Trek, Maharashtra @ 1064 Only
  • 1D
  • Lonavala
  • 1D
  • Lonavala
₹1,664 ₹1,064
Travelers from Pune can join us directly at Malveli railway staion near Lonavala pickup and drop is available from there

Visapur fort offers a majestic view from the height of 3556ft. Located in Maharashtra near Pune district, the trek to Visapur is one of the best treks to do in Monsoon.

About the trek

The trek starts from Mumbai early in the morning. The trek offers several stunning views of lush green valleys and small or large waterfalls. You will find decorated architecture, the old house, caves, and ruins of a large stone-built house which is also known as Peshwa's palace. There are several temples around the fort, but you will notice that most of the temples are dedicated to Hanuman as he was the patron deity of Visapur fort.

You can also witness the ten feet long iron gun of Queen Elizabeth. Trek to Visapur will refresh your mind as well as your body. The difficulty level of the trek is easy but still, there will be a professional guide with you, who will assist you while trekking.

Note:

Mineral Water/Cold Drinks are not included in this package
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
Trek leaders’ decisions will be final and binding.
Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.
Team reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.

Endurance: Low
Difficulty: Easy
Group Size:
40
Age Limit:
14-45 Years

There are four pickups and drop off points in Mumbai.
Pritam Hotel Near Flyover Dadar
Yogi Hotel, Diamond Garden, Chembur
Vashi Below Main Bridge
McDonald, Kalamboli Panvel


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Go for Canyon Valley Trek

Go for Canyon Valley Trek

One of the fun-filled things to do in Lonavala the trek to Canyon Valley gives you a glimpse of nature. Walk lazily for two and a half hours and you can reach out to the picture-perfect spot of the valley. With east to hike terrains and a wide range of flora and fauna, this trek is perfect if you are traveling with your friends.

Apart from this the paradisiacal views of nature are more of cherry on the top. This kind of trek adds a new dimension to the vacation and makes it even more amazing. So polish your boots and get ready to hike the trails!

Entry Fee: There is no fee but if you book it from an operator then you need to pay almost Rs. 550 per person.

Timings: 8:00 Am to 6:00 Pm

Location:
Kune Village, Khandala, Maharashtra 410302

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Trek to Ghangad and Tailbaila Forts, Lonavala
  • 1D/5H
  • Lonavala
  • 1D/5H
  • Lonavala
₹900 ₹800

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.


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Trek to Kothaligad Flat 21% off
  • 1D
  • Lonavala
  • 1D
  • Lonavala
₹1,400 ₹1,100

Delight in the astonishing beauty of Western Ghats, disclose the monsoon beauty of this region by undertaking a trek to Kothaligad, Peth. Also, known by the names of Kothaligad or Peth Fort, this one medium graded trek is something that you just cannot miss! Get ready to delight in the stunning natural beauty of this slice of paradise on earth!

Activity:

Mesmerize in the stunning greenery and cascading waterfalls enhancing your trekking experience all the more! Explore the beauty, when you reach the top – enthrall in the historical views of Kalwawantinicha Mahal, Nagfani, Siddhagad, Malanggad, Chanderi, Prabalgad, and Manikgad. Spend some amazing time with the rest of the group members while exploring the silence prevailing these forts and the silent landscapes surrounding the region. Get ready to make some pleasant memories while your trek to Kothaligad, Peth.

Meals:

You will be served a healthy breakfast followed by a delicious lunch.

Maximum Occupancy: 50 Pax

Minimum occupancy: 4 Pax


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Fireflies Trek in Rajmachi Village
  • 2D/1N
  • Lonavala
  • 2D/1N
  • Lonavala
₹1,800 ₹1,300

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 Station. You will be taken there by sharing jeeps. From there, trek to the Rajmachi village while embracing the views around. You will be accommodated in camps or homestays as per your choice. This is the time you see the illuminating show of thousands of fireflies in the darkness of the night. Embrace and absorb the moment, it may never come again.

Next day you will start with a short trek the Shreevardhan fort. Explore the perfect blend of natural and man-made beauty.

You will also come across the Kalbhairavnath temple, the Udaysagar lake, and a tribal village while trekking. And if you get tired, don’t worry, we serve specially designed meals to keep you energetic throughout. We serve authentic local cuisines to give you an unparalleled experience.





The package does not include:

  • Train tickets
  • Any personal expense
  • Any other charges not mentioned above
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.

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Hike to Tiger's Leap

Hike to Tiger's Leap

Hiking at Tiger's leap is moderately challenging but ferociously fun. Also known as the Tiger point, the place provides one of the best places to hike and trek. A simple hike that can easily be covered with friends and family, delivers an end result that is an absolute delight. 

Found on the steep hills of Lonavala, the hike to the Tiger point is surrounded by lush green tropics and rocky terrains. When at the point, the view from there is unprecedented and makes the hike worthwhile. 

Entry Fee:
No entry fee

Timings:
Open 24 hours

Location:
Tiger Point, Kurvande, Lonavala, Maharashtra 410205

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Things to Do in Lonavala With Family

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Stay at a Lavish Villa

Stay at a Lavish Villa

One of the best things to do in Lonavala is to stay at a Lavish villa. Villas in Lonavala complements the beautiful town. These villas are appreciated for their luxury accommodation options, supreme hospitality, and overall sublime experience. 

From swimming pools to large football courts and relaxation centers the villas here are designed to serve anyone from a kid to a group of friends. One such villa is the Amara Villa. Found on Khadakwasla - Lavasa road, the villa is a lavish 6BHK home. 

Entry Fee:
50,000 per night

Timings:
Open 24 hours

Location:
Amara Villa, Saiv Bk., Maharashtra 412107

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Family Leisure Camp at Aundoli

Experience the sheer bliss with camping at Aundoli with your family. Sprawling over 3.5 acres this campsite gives you a look into the wildlife and a wide range of blooms. A vacation with the family is always a must and with such campsites, we have got you covered.

This is a locale where you can get close to the loved ones, dance at the Dj music, take a look at the carpet of stars, and witness a lot more than this. These camps are not confined to basic experiences but also provide trekking, horse riding, campfire and more such expeditions which make your day amazing.

Entry Fee: Approximately 5300 per person.

Timings: 24 hours open

Location: Lonavala.

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Explore Bhaja Caves

Explore Bhaja Caves

History fascinates you? Well, we have got you covered. Being one of the most interesting Lonavala things to do exploring the Bhaja caves is what you should never miss. Formed with a combination of 22 rock cut caves these are a treat for a history buff.

The scenic location of 400 feet above the ground adds to their charm. These beautiful caves were built back in the 2nd century and are of utmost prominence in the list of tourist attractions. Such beautiful, intricate edifices fall shorts of adjective to define the beauty.

Entry Fee: Entrance fee is Rs. 5 for Indian tourist and Rs. 100 for overseas tourist.

Timings: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Location: Bhaje Caves Road, Near Bhaja Village Maval District, Lonavala, 412106

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Shop at Local Shops of Lonavala

Shop at Local Shops of Lonavala

Shopping at the local shops in Lonavala things to do is one of the best experiences, especially for shopaholics. Lonavala is famous for a number of things and one of them is its sweets including Chikki and Fudge. There are ample of candy shops that sell authentic local sweets that travellers can shop from. 

Additionally, places like Lonavala Bazaar present a variety of garments designed locally. It is also the best place to buy some memorabilia for families and friends. There are also a lot of art and sculpture shops around the town that should not be missed. 

Entry Fee:
No entry fee

Timings:
Open 24 hours

Location:
Around the town

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Picnic at Bhushi Dam

Picnic at Bhushi Dam

The best Lonavala things to do with your family and friends is to enjoy a picnic and the Bhushi Dam hosts one of the best picnics. A masonry dam on the Indrayani river, the Bhushi Dam has been developed into a tourist spot. With tens of food stalls, rooms and fun activities to do, the place is perfect for a weekend getaway. 

Found on I.N.S Shivaji road, the best time to visit Bhushi Dam is during and just after the monsoon season when the dam is bubbling with water and the tropics are lush. 

Entry Fee:
No entry fees

Timings:
9:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Bhushi Dam, Lonavala, Maharashtra, India

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Visit Celebrity Wax Museum

Visit Celebrity Wax Museum

Founded by the renowned wax artist, Sunil Kandaloor from Kerala, the Celebrity Wax Museum holds tens of wax replicas of real-life celebrities. The largest Wax museum in India is famous for its uncanny wax sculptures that imitate a particular part of the celebrities life. 

Anil Kapoor, Michael Jackson, A.R Rehaman, Amitabh Bachan, Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and the latest addition of Narendra Modi, are few examples of the array of celebrity wax statue the place holds. One of the top
things to do in Lonavala, the wax museum is a fun place to take some candids with celebrities and enjoy the art. 

Entry Fee:
Rs. 100 for Adults, Rs. 70 to kids below 5 years. 

Timings:
Open Between 9:00 AM and 10:00 PM.

Location:
Lonavala Bhushi Dam Road | Lonavala Square Mall, Lonavala 410401, India.

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Waterfall Rappelling

Waterfall Rappelling

An extraordinary, thrilling experience accompanied by a fun time with friends, you cannot miss the sheer amaze waterfall rappelling is. There are a number of places where one can enjoy this water sports but the best place to do it is at Bekre waterfall. 

Gliding down through the waterfalls from 75 feet above the ground admits the rocky terrains, is an experience of a lifetime. The best time to enjoy this experience is during the monsoon when the place is occupied with sparkling water and lush green trees. 

Entry Fees:
Starts at INR 1950

Timings:
Open 24 hours

Location:
Bekre Falls, Mangaon Tarf Waredi, Maharashtra 410101

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Visit Valvan Dam

Visit Valvan Dam

Kick of the basic things to do in Lonavala and visit the spot with unparalleled beauty, Valvan Dam. All over covered by the carpets of lush greens this dam is a picturesque setting. Soothing air is worth and whiff and the views are truly magical.

The sound of the gushing water along with the cool breeze is a treat to the eyes and body. If you wish to just stroll around the serene spot then this is a place which will make you fall in love with its realm. Truly an awe-inspiring place! Leave the chaos of the buzzing cities and relax at this place where serenity is interwoven in the aura.

Entry Fee: None

Timings: 24 hours open

Location: Khandala

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Watch the Sunset at Lions Point

Watch the Sunset at Lions Point

Sunrise or sunset, the scenery at Lion's point is an absolute delight. Found on the mounts of Lonavala, the place is spot on for a long drive destination. If you are on time, the flabbergasting sunset at Lion point can also be enjoyed with local snacks that the stalls there serve. 

Built on an estranged hill, reaching here would require visitors to drive through the roads surrounded by dense topics. But the mesmerizing sunset makes the long ride worth it. 

Entry Fee:
No entry fee

Timings:
Open 24 hours

Location:
Lion Point, Hudco Colony, Lonavla, Maharashtra 410401

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Visit Aamby Valley

Visit Aamby Valley

Luxurious, comfort and fun, the Aamby Valley city accolades a number of sporting activities, accommodation options, dining delights, and an education center. Your Lonavala things to do check has to have Aamby Valley.

From water sports like Jet Ski, Speed Boating, Pirate Ship, Waterfall Safari to golfing in the courts of the valley, the place is a complete package as the perfect vacation destination. And how can we forget the variety of scrumptious food the place offers. Starting from Chinese and Mexican to American and Italian, Aamby Valley serves a variety of delicacies.

Entry Fee:
No entry fees

Timings:
Open 24 hours

Location:
Aamby Valley, Maharashtra 412108, Lonavala, India

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Stroll at Ryewood Park

Stroll at Ryewood Park

Perfect for a picnic with family or a soothing walk with your loved ones, the Rye wood park is spread in a 25-acre spacious land. The park is comforted with soft grass, occupied with lush lawns, benches, swings and a complete area for kids to play and enjoy. 

This is one of the best
things to do in Lonavala with family during a long or even a short visit. Additionally, the park also homes a Shiv Temple, providing travelers to enjoy a spiritual journey admits the flour and fauna. 

Entry fee:
No entry fee

Timings:
8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Location:
Ryewood Park,  National Highway 4, Siddharth Nagar, Lonavla, Maharashtra 410401

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

    A gorgeous hill station calmly nestled in the laps of Sahyadri mountain ranges, Lonavala is the perfect getaway for nature lovers. Here are some of the best places to visit in Lonavala:

    1. Pawna Lake - 
    33.7 km from Lonavala
    2. Tunga Fort - 23.6 km from Lonavala
    3. Maval4.6 km from Lonavala
    4. Tikona Fort -  38.1 km from Lonavala
    5. Lohagad Fort15.2 km from Lonavala
    6. Kamshet17.5 km from Lonavala
    7. Duke’s Nose6.2 km from Lonavala
    8. Korigad24.6 km from Lonavala
  2. How can I get Upto 40% Off on trekking in Lonavala?

    Trekking tours in Lonavala offer a myriad of trails to be undertaken in the lap of nature’s unruffled beauty still untouched by man. Check the trekking trails given below under 40% Off

    1. Visapur Fort Trek, Maharashtra Flat 36% Off
    2. Trek to Kothaligad Flat 21% off
    3. One Day Trek to Tikona Fort Flat 36% Off
    4. Monsoon Trek to Duke's Nose in Lonavala Flat 20% off
    5. Monsoon Trek to the Bhimshankar Flat 18% off
  3. Which are the most beautiful waterfalls in Lonavala?

    There are more than 10 Best Waterfalls in Lonavala that will blow your mind. Check out for more details

    1. Kune Waterfall 
    - Height: 656 Feets
    2. Kataldhar Waterfall - Height: 450 Feets
    3. Bhivpuri Waterfalls - Height: 20 Feets
    4. Dabhosa Waterfall - Height: 300 Feets
    5. Jummapatti Waterfall - Height: 120 Feet and many more.

  4. Which are the best Resorts in Lonavala that fall under INR 6000 Only?

    Discover Luxurious Resorts in Lonavala for comfortable Stay starting from INR 1900, Checkout for more Details :

    1. Lagoona Resort
     - Starting Just @ INR 3600
    2. Treasure Island Resort - Starting Just @ INR 1900
    3. Fariyas Resort - Starting Just @ INR 6000
    4. Captan's Resort - Starting Just @ INR 3800
  5. What are the amazing places to explore in Lonavala at night with friends?

    If you are a nocturnal person vacationing in Lonavala, you will be delighted to know that there are several places to visit in Lonavala at night before you call it a day. Check here the complete list

    1. Tiger's Point - It is a 650-meter high hilltop offering panoramic views of the lush green valley with lakes and waterfalls.
    2. 
    Tavern - The signature bar of Fariyas Resort - Tavern is known to be one of the most happening spots in the nightlife of Lonavala.
    3. P18 - Famous for its live performances and events, held time and again.
    4. Volcano - It is the perfect place to unwind and relax after a day of sightseeing and frolicking around in the city.
    5. Pawna Lake - Known for its wonderful climate and offers a serene retreat away from the noise of usual city life.
  6. What is the best time to visit Lonavala?

    The best time to visit Lonavala starts from October as the lush greenery after the fresh rainfall will enchant you, providing an ideal opportunity to hike, trek, camp and explore. While a drive to Lonavala offers magnificent views along the hilly terrain, you may experience little inconvenience if you visit Lonavala during the months of July to September as the place experiences heavy rainfall. The period between March and June is also pleasant as you can witness the colours of spring in the valley
  7. Is it safe to travel to Lonavala?

    Lonavala is a safe place to travel by road as many people from Pune and Mumbai throng the hill station, especially during weekends, for a getaway. Despite the hilly terrain, the roads are smooth and accessible along the Mumbai-Pune Expressway and you can visit Lonavala if you are confident of driving in the mountains, especially during monsoon as the region experiences heavy rainfall. You can also visit Lonavala by arriving at Lonavala Railway Station.
  8. Is Lonavala safe for couples?

    Lonavala is absolutely safe for couples as well as families. In fact, a lot of couples from nearby cities visit Lonavala to spend a romantic getaway in the lap of nature. You can enjoy the views of the expansive valleys with your partner and immerse yourself in the views of the setting Sun at Lonavala. The people here are friendly and respect the privacy of visitors. The resorts and hotels in Lonavala are also friendly for couples, making it a safe place to visit for couples.
  9. How can I spend my day in Lonavala?

    Perched in the scenic Western Ghats, Lonavala is a hill station that offers various options to trek, hike and camp in the lap of nature. You can spend a leisurely day enjoying the spellbinding views from the Tiger’s Leap, or immerse yourself at the sunset at Lion’s Point. If you are a trekking enthusiast, you can hike to the Rajmachi Fort to get a peek into history. You can also enjoy the charm of Lonavala Lake, which offers boating options or visit the Lonavala waterfalls for a refreshing spell.

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