Places to Visit in Lonavala
Lonavala is a popular hill station close to Pune and Mumbai and offers a rejuvenating experience in the lap of nature. It is part of the picturesque Sahyadri hills and surrounded by dense forests, waterfalls, lakes and dams. Quite often Bollywood directors set up base in Lonavala for shooting their films. Lonavala houses many caves and its name is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Lonavali’ which means ‘group of caves’. It is a must-visit destination if you love nature and want a quick getaway to have a refreshing weekend. Major tourist attractions of Lonavala include Bhaja caves, Karla caves, Bushi Dam, Rajmachi fort, Ryewood lake among others. You can also plan to visit Khandala and Rajmachi on the way to Lonavala. Things to do in Lonavala Visapur Fort If you are fond of trekking, then choose Visapur trek as it is a perfect activity. One will have the best experience here. Tikona As the name suggests itself, the Triangular fort is shaped like a pyramid. This is one of the famous trekking destinations. Kamshet Located at a short distance from Lonavala, Kamshet is famous for paragliding, trekking and hiking. Karla and Bhaja Caves One gets to see the most amazing architecture and carvings for inscriptions and stories at Kharla Bhaja caves. This is a must visit place from Lonavala. Della Adventure If you’re looking for an adrenalin rush with your gang of friends, Della Adventure offers a number of adventure sports. Where to eat in Lonavala Rama Krishna Serves Indian fast food and south Indian snacks and meals. The Kinara Village Dhaba Garden style restaurant serving north Indian food. German Bakery Wunderbar Quick and easy continental dishes. Restaurant has great décor. Golden Vadapav Street food eatery with the famous Vada Pav and Pav Bhaji on the menu. Chandralok Perfect for getting a taste of a typical Maharashtrian meal.