Weekend Trip to Lonavla, Maharashtra

The magical jewel of Sahyadri Mountains, at Maharashtra, Lonavla is all set among the Sylvan Hills of Western Ghats is one of the popular gateways of Mumbai and Pune. This famous tourist destination is guided by noteworthy dense beauty of nature and ancient rock-cut caves. There is a serene yoga center located to add solace to your tiring travel tales. 

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Location: 

Located at the western part of Maharashtra, this place is all set amongst the sloped of the Sahyadri Mountains which is 106 kilometers south of Mumbai and 625 kilometers above sea level.



Best time to visit: 

During the months of October to May is the best time to explore this destination, in June and September often raining creates a lot of trouble to pass through the place as it is prone to accidents.  

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Interesting Unknown facts of Lonavla:

This amazing hill station poses the entire antidote to beat the drudgery that accompanies the bustling city life. Lonavla is a perfect destination to explore a quick weekend gateway from the monotony of life.

The picturesque beauty of nature, have some interesting things hidden which are listed below. This guide will help you to find a quick guide on what to do once you drop-in to the Lonavala. 


1. Explore Pawna Dam: 

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It is located very close to the Pawna River, which is a perfect picture of camping. Night stay at this place witnessing the beauty of nature at the night, speed boat rides, and water jet rides will add a commendable experience.



2. Trek to Rajmachi:

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An offbeat location to trek to Rajmachi and Kondane Caves will be great if you visit Lonavla. The ancient Fort built during Shivaji’s reign is a charm of this location.



3. Adventure activities at Della Park:

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Della Adventure in Kunegaon is a perfect place to explore the adventurous activities with ease when you are a trip to Lonavla. 

Activities: 

🏀  Swoop Swing (100 FT)
🏀  Flying Fox
🏀  Paintball
🏀  ATV and Dirt Biking Range
🏀  Buggy Ride
🏀  Rappelling
🏀  Land Zorbing
🏀  Rocket Ejector
🏀  Archery and Shooting Range
🏀  Horse Riding
🏀  Aqua Zorb
🏀  Mountain Cycling
🏀  Dog Walking



4. Camping at Lonavala:

For people who love to explore camping experience can enjoy Lonavala for one night stay. It is a perfect destination which deals with the hideaway city life; a true adrenaline junkie can enjoy the zipline rides here.

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Quality time spends with your friends and family in the farm activities here through the nature trails is an additional beauty of the place.




5. Adventure at Duke’s Nose Trek:

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You’ll learn about this place more properly by the name of Nagphani. It is a cliff that is resembled by certain Duke’s Nose, thus, the name came into existence. This amazing view is a must-visit destination for the trekkers.



6. Thrilling Canyon Valley Trek:

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The most magnificent waterfall situated between Khandala and Lonavala, where the river Ulhas raises, is the ideal place to trek.  This is one of the highlighting features of Lonavala. 



7. Shopping stopovers:

The most notable places to shop are Lonavla Bazaar, Maganlal & Sons, Arabian Nights Pvt. Ltd, The Bombay Store, Rajasthan Emporium, Jayson's, and The National Chikki Market.

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It is best to buy fresh chikkis, handcrafted mementos, wooden figurines, products made up of cane and sweets, and classic keychains from Lonavla which is its popularity.



8. Foods at Lonavla:

This destination is typically served with Maharashtrian dishes. There are some exceptional items which should be explored. It includes Chola bhaturas at Rudra, the butter chicken of Rama Krishna, and Cooper’s fudge is most talked about favorite foods of Lonavala. 

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Hotel Sainath offers the famous Maharashtrian usual which is made out of curried sprouted lentils and beans. The most popular Manashakti is an ideal choice if you wish to explore traditional vegetarian Maharashtrian thali.


Lonavala is finest for the unspoiled amazing scenery, forts, waterfalls, and trekking trails which has nicely covered the place.




It is a worth visit to this affordable and serene destination to get a breakthrough from your daily life. A small weekend trip to Lonavala or a 2 day trip to Lonavala is ideal to explore the fantastic serenity of pure nature.

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