Lonavala Tourism

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About Lonavala

about Lonavala

Have you ever thought of witnessing a paradise on the earth!! Of course, yes!! But, for that, only you have to do is pack your bags and move towards the city located 64 km away from Pune and from Mumbai, 96 km named Lonavala. Lonavala is the well-known hill station of India located in Maharashtra state. The wonderful place is placed at the 622 m above the sea level and lies in the Sahyadri Ranges that separates the Konkan Coast and the Deccan Plateau.

 

The hill station got its name from the Sanskrit word “Lonavali” that means a group of caves. Such name was granted to the city because of the presence of ample of caves in the hill station like the Bhaja Caves, the Bedsa Caves and the Karla Caves. This astonishing hill station is stretched over an area of 38 sq.kms. In 1871, both the Lonavala and the Khandala was revealed by the Governor of the Bombay Presidency named Lord Elphinstone.

 

Lonavala is blessed with amazing and alluring natural beauty in form of waterfalls, lush green vegetation, cool breeze and hillocks. The environment of Lonavala is best for getting relaxed and comfortable. Also, there are numerous historical monuments, caves, lakes and other fun places in Lonavala for the tourists. Like the most popular places in Lonavala are the Tungi Fort, Lonavala Fort, Karla Caves, and many more.

 

To pamper the taste buds, sweet chikki of Lonavala is there for you!! Shopping in Lonavala is also very superb and exciting one as there are loads of popular stores and among them, Maganlal’s Stores is the most famous one.

 

To reach Lonavala is very simple and hassle-free as you can get connectivity through rail from Mumbai and Pune. Though the entire year is best time to explore this wonderful place, but it is quite fruitful to visit Lonavala during the months between October and May, when the beauty of Lonavala is in the seventh heaven!!!

Lonavala Fast Facts

City: Lonavala

District: Pune

State: Maharashtra

Country: India

Famous for/as: Hill Station

Best Season: Oct - May

Summer: 22 to 40°C

Winter: 12 to 33°C

Rain: Jun - Sep

Area: 38 km2

Altitude: 624 m (2047 ft)

PIN Code: 410401

STD Code: 02114


Lonavala News Papers

Marathi: Pratahkal

Hindi: Loksatta, Lokmat

Languages: Marathi

History
history of Lonavala

Culture
culture of Lonavala

How to travel
how to travel within Lonavala

Food
food of Lonavala

Shopping
shopping in Lonavala

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