Best 4 Places To Visit Near Lonavala

Filled with the abundance of natural beauty and amazing sceneries India is the house of rich flora and fauna which are wrapped in the form of National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Wildlife Reserve. Due to the rich bio-diversity in the country, travellers can enjoy a rich aura of Wildlife tourism in India.

One such place in India is Lonavala, a beautiful hill-station which is also featuring as a perfect weekend gateway from the cities of Mumbai and Pune. The place houses some of the best tourist attractions, heritage sites, natural places which will make your India Holidays more exciting. Though the place is it is enough to encourage the tourist to visit this place again and again. Still there are many other locations located near Lonavala which also makes a perfect picnic spot.

Today in this post we will go to discuss about such place. Here we start –

  1. Khandala
  2. Lohagarh
  3. Kamshet
  4. Karjat

1. Khandala

Khandala

Khandala

Beautifully filled with the abundance of natural beauty, the place name Khandala is a pleasing destination which is also known as the twin town of Lonavala. Khandala is located close to Mumbai with a distance of 107 km and from Pune 63 km respectively. The place is strategically located and was ruled by many monarch including Yadavas, Mughals, Marathas and the British. The weather of Khandala remains calm and pleasing throughout the year. The place is visited by thousands and lakhs of travellers annually to cherish its beauty. Yet the best time to visit Khandala are the months of monsoon when the scenic beauty of this place being at its peak.

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2. Lohagarh

Lohagarh

Lohagarh

It is another tourist attraction which is featuring as the major hill-station of the country. The place is located on the Western Ghats at the elevation of 3389 ft. above the sea level. Nestled near Lonavala, the place features a perfect tourist hub for all kinds of travellers. Lohagarh is generally known for the mesmerizing Lohagarh Fort that is also known as the iron fort and it is a best pace for all those who love adventure activities. Adventure lovers can spend their time doing trekking specially for the beginners. The place is filled with amazing environment during most of the time during the year. Yet one can visit Lohagarh during the months of June to September and October to December. one can find n number of accommodation places over here such as Purohit Holiday Resort, Obetel Grande Resort and Hotel The Metropole which are considered as the best Lonavala hotels.

3. Kamshet

Kamshet

Kamshet

With the rich bio-diversity Kamshet holds a prominent place in the tourism of India. People during their north India tours, can visit Kamshet. The place is featuring as a prominent tourist attraction which covers with lush greenery, gushing lakes and undulating hilly terrains that will gives you a perfect holiday destination. Kamshet is another weekend destination which is located close to Mumbai lying at a distance of 118 KM, 56 km from Pune and 11 km from Lonavala. People can love enjoying the paragliding facilities over here that will fill your vacations with lots of adventure. Adventure lovers can also enjoy the trekking activity over here by climbing the Tower Hill or Kondeswar Cliff.  In short Kamshet is a perfect tourist destination for all adventure lovers. Kondeshwar temple, Bhairi Caves and Bhandar Dongar are few attractions of this place.

4. Karjat

Karjat

Karjat

Featuring as the popular tourist spot, Karjat is another beautiful hill-station located near Mumbai. The place has all the things in it which will make your holidays filled with unforgettable memories. The place is filled with natural vistas, majestic hills and mountains, charming forts and exotic rock-cut temples which prove as a perfect stay destination. The very amazing Morbe Dam is a nice place to visit where travellers can enjoy boating. Very few know but few films from Oscar winning movie Slumdog Millionaire were also shot here. The weather of Karjat remains calm and pleasing throughout the year. Yet the place can be best visited during the months from June to October.

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