Lonavala resembles a little oasis between two urban cities, Mumbai and Pune. It’s under two hours from Mumbai, and significantly closer to Pune. In the current days, it’s the best way to breathe some fresh air and take a weekend out for much-required rest and unwinding purposes. The vulnerability of nature covered up in the middle of the mountains of Lonavala is a well-known and luring end-of-the-week escape for all city occupants. So, here are my views towards Lonavala- a perfect weekend getaway from Mumbai.
Everything you want to have under one roof comes together in Lonavala. Sky-touching hills, Sun-kissed Ghats having surreal views, lush green misty forests, beautifully flowing water cascades and mythological caves.
Lonavala is well connected by Road. You can opt via flight, train, Cab or Bus. To reach Lonavala, you have to take a flight to Mumbai or Pune (which is nearby) then hire a cab and reach Lonavala. Also, Lonavala has a railway station that connects Mumbai and Pune Station.
Being a touristy place Lonavala has every kind of property to choose from. There is n number of exotic resorts, budget hotels, homestays and even adventurous resorts available according to your pockets.
Frequently called the ‘Gem of Sahyadri’ and the ‘City of Caves’, this slope station brags of a stupendous setting that incorporates rich green valleys, dazzling cascades, quiet lakes and astounding caverns.
Let’s have a look at some of the surreal attractions in Lonavala that ought to be on your itinerary to make the best of memories of your vacation in this hill station.
If you want to take a virtual tour of Lonavala check out this video :
Every place has its own identity and it can be anything like the place, food or souvenir. Lonavala is famous for its crunchy chikkis (Traditional Indian sweets made from jaggery and groundnut) and Fudge (Made from Sugar, Butter, Cashew nuts and seasonal fruits). Taste-wise chikkis and fudges are so delicious and even you can gift these too.
This dainty hilly town offers everything you will need for rejuvenation. A picturesque place to seek adventure, including trekking, hiking and camping, revisit history and cherish the moment.