Maharashtra Has its own 7 wonders and each destination will turn out to be definitely a zoom-worthy trip. Some of them are ancient heritage sites whereas some are just nature’s gift to us but all are famous destination for weekend holiday.
Lonar Lake: Home to the Earth’s only hyper-velocity impact crater in basaltic rock, the crater was formed fifty-two thousand years ago, when a meteor crashed into the earth at an estimated speed of 90,000 kmph, weighing 2 million tonnes. The lake is both alkaline and saline & micro-organisms which are rarely found anywhere else on earth are supported in this environment.
How to Reach:
By Air: Aurangabad is the closest airport to Lonar. The 120-125 kms drive from Aurangabad to Lonar runs through picturesque villages and fields of paddy
By Rail: Lot of trains run between Mumbai and Aurangabad via Manmad Junction.
By Road: Buses to Lonar ply via Jalna and take about 5 hours. Public and private buses run overnight services from Mumbai to Aurangabad
Where to stay:
The MDTC Holiday Resort is one of the few options in the area, and is decently located 1km from Lonar town centre. A better option would be to stay in Aurangabad and drive to Lonar Lake for a day trip.