• Max People : 15
  • Min Age : 5+
  • Pickup : Hotel pickup offered
  • Pickup: Airpot
  • Wifi Available

Lonavala is situated in the Pune locale of the province of Maharashtra and is a well-known slope station for people of Mumbai and Pune. The slope town is put at a rise of 624 meters above ocean level and is known for its relatively  milder environment in the midst of the Western Ghats. The word Lonavala in a real sense means ‘A Resting Place Carved with Stone’ and is generally popular during the rainy season and lavish green hills of the Sahayadri range. Lonavala is additionally renowned for its produce of an Indian hard candy produced using groundnuts and jaggery referred to in the normal tongue as Chikki.The area encompassing Lonavala once went under the antiquated realm of the Yadava Dynasty who controlled over pieces of present day Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh. The land was subsequently added by the Mughals during the middle age time frame and was subsequently evolved as slope station by Lord Elphinstone of the Bombay Presidency under the British Rule. Today, it is a famous objective for individuals of Mumbai to get away from the damp and sweltering climate of the waterfront regions.

Situated in the Western Ghats or the Sahayadri Mountains, Lonavala encounters a rainstorm impacted subtropical environment. The months among April and June see the hottest temperatures that go upto 35 degrees Celsius. The rainstorm months among July and September see the greatest rainfalls and are visited by large number of travelers because of the grand areas. The cold weather months are gentle and temperatures decrease to a moderate 10-11 degrees Celsius.Get out into nature for a day still return to Mumbai in time to turn in with this visit to Lonavala, a laid-back hillside retreat a couple of hours’ drive from town. You’ll have the popular chance to attempt famous neighborhood tidbits and take in perspectives on cascades, lakes, and surrounding hillsides prior to getting back to Mumbai by the day’s end.

Best Time to Visit

Lonavala is for the most part stayed away from during summers as the rise neglects to give it milder temperatures. By the by, the environment is a lot of wonderful during the summers when contrasted with the lower fields. The traveler season begins with the appearance of the rainstorm during the long stretch of July and gives a few stunning perspectives on the encompassing mountains and woodlands. The best chance to visit anyway is between the long periods of October and January when the temperatures are the mildest with intermittent showers that makes the visit considerably really enchanting.

Attractions/Things to Do

Being situated in the slopes of the Western Ghats, Lonavala is home to a few normal attractions like cascades, lakes and perspectives. To experience the attractions in Lonavala it is frequently fitting to visit the town during or after the storm season as the lakes and waterfalls will tend to evaporate during the summers. Traveling, Hiking and setting up camp are likewise much sought after activities in Lonavala. Tiger’s Leap, Rajmachi Point, Ryewood Park, Shivalinga, Lion’s Point, Karla caves, Lonavala Lake, Bushy Dam, Duke’s nose, Lohagad Fort and Valvan Dam are not many of the different attractions in and around Lonavala.

Instructions to Reach

Being all around associated by means of streets to local city Mumbai and the town of Pune, Lonavala can be effectively gets to through transports, taxis. One should recollect that 2 wheelers and 3 wheelers are not permitted on the Mumbai-Pune freeway. Lonavala has its own rail route station and can be reached by means of trains from Mumbai and Pune. The closest air terminals are in the town of Pune and Mumbai with homegrown and worldwide


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Duration: 6-8 hours
Mobile tickets accepted
Instant confirmation
Available languages
Arabic, English, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Important information

Professional English speaking guide
All places entry fees
Hotel/Port pick up and drop off
Bottled water
Air-conditioned vehicle
Private transportation
WiFi on board
Price Excludes
Food & Drinks
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
Mumbai Airport, Maharashtra 400099, Mumbai India
Mumbai international cruise terminal ( Green Gate)
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Infant seats available
Most travellers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Rajmachi Point is located about 6.5 km from Lonavla. This point commands a view of Shivaji maharaj's fort, Rajmachi (Royal terrakouioce) and the surrounding valley. Regular State Transport buses ply between Rajmachi Point and Lonavla from the State Transport Bus Stand. The Vaghjai Dari is also located here. Duration: 15 minutes

This is an extensive garden situated in Lonavla. The garden has a number of tall trees - some of which are very old. There is an old Shiva temple in the park. Duration: 15 minutes

(*This spot is only visited in the monsoon season as it is the best time to view the waterfall*) Lonavla Lake is surrounded by natural scenery, about 1.6 km from the town. The lake dries up during the winter and summer months offering an expanse of green grass which is used by walkers and joggers. This place attracts tourists for its street food, including convenience food items like smoked corn on the cob, shaved ice (gola), vada pav, chaat, and hot ginger tea. Duration: 15 minutes

Tiger's Leap also known as Tiger's Point is a cliff-top with a sheer drop of over 650 m, giving an extensive view. Buses are available up to INS Shivaji and the remaining distance of about 1.6 km has to be covered on foot. Legend has it that while being chased by a tiger once, the Maratha king Shivaji jumped into a ditch on the hill and the tiger leaped off it into the valley giving it the name of tiger's leap. Duration: 15 minutes

A waterfall near the dam is located between Lonavla and I.N.S. Shivaji. Buses running on the I.N.S. Shivaji Road stop here. Duration: 15 minutes

This is a viewpoint midway between Bhushi Dam and Aamby Valley which overlooks a deep valley and mountains known for its roasted corn and onion fritters. This point does not have any lions but is named so because it is associated with the Lions Club of Lonavala. Duration: 15 minutes

Narayani Dham is a temple constructed in 2002 in honor of the Hindu Goddess Narayani . It is at a distance of 2 km from the Lonavla Railway Station. The temple has idols of Durga Mata, Salasar Balaji (Hanuman) and Ganpati housed in a marble structure. Duration: 15 minutes

This lake and Dam comes to life during the Monsoon season, where some people climb the mountain top to the Dam. This dam was built during the British era and features a serene surrounding of trees and hillocks. Duration: 15 minutes

Another viewpoint in the town of Khandala (Bazaar peth), provides views of the Rajmachi Fort and the valley. Also the home for the St. Mary's villa. Duration: 15 minutes


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