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Reviews Attrcations in Lonavla
Attrcations in Lonavla
Lonavla and Khandala are beautiful twin hill stations, 622 m. above sealevel about 60 km from Pune. The hill stations sprawl over an approximate area of 38 sq km. This popular holiday destinations near pune is lush green during the monsoons and people prefer visiting Lonavla and Khandala in the rainy season.
There are many caves like Karla, Bhaja and Bedsa that are close to Lonavla.Lonavla an hours drive away from Pune is one of the best spots for a weekend one day trip from Pune. One can reach Lonavla & Khandala via the expressway or can take a train from Pune srailway station.
The panoramic view and the pleasent climate through out the year makes a perfect setting for a relaxed weekend. Check the map by clicking on reach Lonavla for the road map.
Tiger's Leap is a cliff-top with a sheer drop of over 650 m. The magnificent view from Tiger's Leap is enthralling. Buses are available up to I.N.S. Shivaji and the remaining distance of about 1.6 km has to be covered on foot.
A fabulous Waterfall near the dam is one of the most exciting spots of Lonavla. It's a Bushi is between Lonavla and I.N.S.Shivaji. Buses running on the I.N.S. Shivaji Road stop here.
Duke's Nose stands 12 km from Lonavla, clearly visible from the highway while driving towards Mumbai. This is the finest landmark in Khandala and is popular with hikers. The cliff owes its name to the Duke of Wellington, whose famous and ample nose it resembles.
Rajmachi Point is located about 6.5 km from Lonavla. This point commands a magnificent view of Shivaji's famous fort, Rajmachi (Royal terrace) and the surrounding valley. The famous Vaghjai Dari is also located here.
Valvan Dam has a beautiful garden at its foot, and is a popular evening spot 2 km from the town. Lonavla Lake is another picturesque spot surrounded by natural scenery, about 1.6 km from the town. I.N.S.Shivaji is a Naval Engineering Training Base in Lonavla.