Things to do in Lonavala

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One needs to look deep into the nature to understand everything better.

True that.

Nature has an answer to most of our questions. And to dive into the nature, where else could be better than Lonavala!

Lonavala is a hill station in the Pune district of Maharashtra. It is people’s favourite weekend getaway and vacation spot. And why not, the nature’s beauty is at its full charm in Lonavala. On your trip to Lonavala, we recommend the following things to do-


There are a number of camping activities ongoing in Lonavala. Some of them include-

Pawna Lake camping: It is camping along the shore of Pawna Lake. you can make new friends, bonfire, barbeque, swim during the stay. You can also enjoy staying in tent along the lakeside.

Lonavala Campsite: It is again a tent camping in the beautiful hills of Lonavala. A perfect camping to give a break to the everyday hassle of life.

Adventure activities

You can participate in the adventure activities like Free climbing, mountain rappelling, trekking, hot air ballooning, waterfall rappelling, to name a few. Duke’s nose in Lonavala is an important point for adventure activities.

Family leisure camp

When you are travelling to Lonavala with family, you can enjoy camping at Aundoli. Perfect place to spend time with nature and expose children to it. You can also enjoy bonfires and outdoor cooking along with nature photography, horse riding, etc.

Balloon Safari

You can take Hot air balloon ride over the mountain ranges in Lonavala. It is about an hour activity but gives you a chance to witness Drone’s vision in reality. You get to see the stunning valleys, gigantic hillocks, natural waterfalls, mountain passes etc from the top, which otherwise is difficult.


The common treks in Lonavala include Duke’s nose trek, Rajmachi and Kondane Caves trek, Visapur Fort trek, and Canyon Valley trek. You can browse Youth Hostel Association’s website for the details about their ongoing treks in Lonavala.


If you are looking for travel option to reach Lonavala from Mumbai cabs , or any other cities in India, one solution is to travel by private car or Taxi. The route is easily accessible via road and free from the hassle of train timings.

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