Know About splendid and eventful tour of Popular Weekend Holiday at Hill Station Lonavala – Maharashtra, India

Lonavala is popular Hill station of Maharashtra and favorite weekend picnic spot of citizens of Mumbai [96 KM]  & Pune [65KM].  During the British rule on India twin hill stations Lonavala & Khandla were discovered by Lord Elphinstone.

Located in Luxuriant green Sahyadiri hills Lonavala with its  woody forests, mesmerising valleys, historic caves, picturesque natural beauty has become famous as the Jewel of Sahyadiri range. Lonavala with fascinating waterfalls,  refreshing cool and pleasant atmosphere has become ideal for weekend holiday and family picnic destination even in the rainy season .

Trekking and hiking are the additional charming tourist attractions of twin hill stations Lonavala Khandala. Tranquility in the lap of mother nature is helping Lonavala to be popular as the honeymoon destination in the near by area.


Vital Tourist Information : Lonavala

Location :
Lonavala is located in southeast of Mumbai at the distance of little less than 100 km, on the slopes of beautiful Sahyadiri Mountain range in the western area of Maharashtra state.


Mountain Range : Sahyadri range


Altitude : 622 metres


Near By City : Pune & Mumbai


State : Maharashtra [India]


Region : Western India


Famous as / For :
Honeymoon Destination
Family Picnic Spot - Week end holiday destination.
Emerging Rainy Resort of Maharshtra.


Weather & Climate :
Lonavala experience pleasant climate through out the year. Mercury reads quite high at peak of summer but it doesn't feel harsh, winters are pleasantly chilly cool.


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 35° C Min. 20°C
Winter : Max. 30°C Min. 10°C


Tourist Season :
October to May months is the best time for spending a summer vacation at Lonavala.
In the recent times twin hill stations Lonavala Khandala are emerging as the rainy resort of Maharashtra.


Spoken Languages : Marathi - Hindi - English


Souvenir / Shopping :
Lonavala is famous for Chikkis [Sweets] and fresh fruit jams, which are purchased by most of tourist as the trip souvenir.


Travel Tips :
Check out road accessibility during the rainy season, if traveling by own vehicle.


Must Visit Places :
Valvan Dam - Lonavla Lake - Duke's Nose - Ryewood Park & Shivaji Udyan - Rajmachi Point


Interesting Information :
Picture perfect natural beauty, waterfalls, green valleys proved temptation for the makers of Hindi movies. Many Hindi Films have presented scenic Lonavala. You might be recalling popular Hindi Song "Aati Kiya Khandala" from one of block buster movie of Aamir Khan.


How To Reach Lonavala Maharashtra [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Lonavala is located on Mumbai - Pune main rail route and almost all trains halt at Lonavala railway station. Local trains also ply between Lonavala and Pune.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Lonavala is connected with Mumbai and Pune by Mumbai Pune Express way and from there to other cities. MSRT buses and taxies are available for getting here from Pune and Mumbai.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Pune is the nearest airport for reaching Lonavala by air travel.