Mumbai-Lonavala Road, Near Lonavala, Khandala, Lonavala
Kondana Caves are a bunch of ancient Buddhist caves carved out of rock somewhere in the region of 200 BC – 100 BC. Situated on the Rajmachi mountain, 20-25 kms off Karjat, we stumbled upon this place more by accident than intent.
Situated near Ambegaon on the River Ghod, the Dhimbe is a gravity dam that that is a part of the Kukadi project and is now a famous tourist destination the city of Pune. The place is maintained by the Government of India and is visited by many locals and as well as tourists. The Dam opened in the year 2000 and is a part of a five site dam project in the same region. The total capacity that this dam can hold is about 38,0000 km3. The place is vast and makes for a great day out. There is a 5 MW powerhouse at the foot of the dam.
If swimming is your passion, Lonavala lake is the place for you. It is also known as the Monsoon Lake. The distincting feature of this lake is that it is filled with water during the monsoon season and dries during the winter season. You will enjoy sight-seeing here as different species of birds and animals are found here. The panipuri of this site is very delicious. You can even take hookahs here. It is a cool place and the experience is quite unique too. This was the place where we had celebrated the party.
Near Tungarli Village, Near Rajmachi, Lonavala
Distance from Pune: 67.3 kmStarting Point: Tungarli village, Rajmachi, Lonavala Difficulty Level: EasyTrek Length: 1hrsBest Season: Monsoon*Follow the TUNGARLI Road that passes beneath the dam. Proceed to TUNGARLI Village and VALVAND Lake across the ridge.
Main Market, Near Railway Station, Lonavala
Ryewood Park: Spread over an area of 25 acres, Ryewood Park accommodates bountiful ornamental plants and old trees. Located very close to Lonavala market, the place was once a botanical garden. With vast open spaces and tranquil environment, you can sit and breathe in and breathe out.
This is the highest point that the twin hill stations of Lonavala- Khandala has to offer to the tourists. This place is from where you get some spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and bewitching natural beauty. It is just a few hours drive from the main City of Mumbai and is a travellers' retreat. Trekking is an enjoyable activity here but having a vehicle at some point is necessary. This is because some attractions are quite a walk from each other. The other attractions here are the Bhushi Dam, Duke's Nose, Valvan Dam, Kaivalyadhama Yoga Hospital, Ryewood Park and Tiger's Leap.
Jalvaayu Marg, Lonavala
A popular weekend getaway spot from the city of Pune is the Bhushi Dam in Lonavla. Cool waters and the warm sunshine is what one gets at this famous tourist spot that is best visited during the monsoon season. However, the authorities do not allow swimming in this dam due to the inconsistent water flow. The climate here is moderate throughout the year and one can c pay a visit to this place at any time. However, locals suggest that one should visit the place from October to March while for Lonavla, June to September is ideal. One is sure to have a great time when one visits either Lonavla or the Bhushi Dam.
The Bhushi Dam stands on the Indrayani River in Lonavala developed and maintained by the Indian Railways and private sector. This Dam is located in the Pune-Mumbai Expressway, which is the one of the best 6 lane highway in India. This dam was built in 1860s as a source of water for the steam engines of the Great Indian Peninsular Railway. The consumption of liquor is prohibited in this area due to the security reasons. This is a very famous holiday destination in Maharashtra. The place is filled with cold water, warm sunshine, and vibes of nature. The force of water here is inconsistent, so swimming is prohibited in this area, but one can enjoy stepping on the rocky land with cold water flowing below. This area has a moderate climate throughout the year. The best time to pay a visit in the Bhushi Dam is during Monsoon.
Aamby Valley Road, Dattawadi Road, Lonavala
Lion Point is just a scenic place midway between Bhushi Dam and Aamby Valley near by Dattawadi Path, Lonavala.
Pune District, Nr. Valvan Dam, Lonavala
Between Tung Fort And Devgad, Near The Pawna Lake, Lonavala
Lonavala-Khandala Valley, Khandala, Lonavala
Near Khopoli Power Plant, 2 Km From Lonavala, Khandala, Lonavala
4 Km From Khandala, Lonavala
Tourist places in Lonavala offer an interesting mix of sightseeing attractions, lakes, hill places and one of the country’s best bird sanctuaries. Lohagad Fort, as it is called is full of surprises and the list of places to visit in Lonavala is bursting to the seams.
Some of the most talked about tourist attractions in Lonavala include the Bhushi Dam, which is among the best and most visited in the country. Experience at Celebrity Wax Museum and trekking experience at Shrivardhan Fort are among the most popular activities to experience the best the city has to offer.
Sightseeing in Lonavala would include Karla Caves to the celebrated Pavana Lake, ghats and the hill top view point, Lonavala offers a range of options for all types of travellers, be it families, couples or solo travellers. Eclectic and vibrant, the city is both cosmopolitan and yet full of traditional flavours and nuance. There’s never a shortage of places to visit in Lonavala.
Lonavala is well connected to all major cities in India by air and all modes of public transportation. The best way to get around the city is on public transportation and taxis.
The best time to visit most places in Lonavala the months between July to November and February to Apirl, when the weather is cool and perfect to experience all the top tourist attractions in Lonavala.
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