Lonavala Hill Station is a beautiful hill station near Pune city in the state of Maharashtra in India. Lonavala is one of the best India honeymoon destinations in India.
The Mumbai-Pune Expressway near Lonavala
Lonavla Hill Station is most beautiful during the rainy season starting June when the whole area becomes green with its magnificent falls and lakes.
Lonavla Hill Station and nearby Khandala hill station are adjacent twin hill stations in the Sahyadri ranges of Western Ghats. Many Indian travel agents have honeymoon packages to these romantic getaways hill stations. They have become a place for weekend getaways for Mumbai and Pune residents.
There are many tourist places in and around the twin hill stations of Lonavla and Khandala. There are 3 caves namely Karli caves or Karla caves, Bhaja caves, and Bedsa caves. Lonavla Hill Station has two fortresses, Lohagad and Visapur. Tungi fort is another tourist spot.
Rajmachi Point is a major tourist attraction at 6.5 kilometers from Lonavla. Shivaji’s famous fort, Rajmachi can be viewed from this point. Ryewood Park & Shivaji Udyan is a major park with a lof of trees and playgrounds for children. Valvan Dam, 2 kilometers down Lonavla, is a dam that supplies water to the power generating turbines at Khopoli power station. Lonavla Lake is another attraction at 1.5 kilometers away which dries in winter. Duke’s Nose at 12 kilometers is a cliff on the way to Lonavla.
How Do I Go to the Honeymoon Destination, Lonavala?
Lonavla, Honeymoon Destination, and a Hill Station, is on the Mumbai – Pune expressway.
Lonavla is a major railway station where all trains stop on the Mumbai – Pune railway line. The trains coming from Mumbai will stop at Karjat, the station before Lonavla, and a second engine is added to pull the train through the steep western ghats to reach Lonavala where the extra engine is removed and the train continues its journey from here with the regular single engine.
The nearest Airport is Pune International Airport at 64 kilometers away. Mumbai Chhatrapati Sivaji International airport is at 104 kilometers away. The nearby city of Aamby Valley has its own private airport.
hotels in Lonavala
There are many Lonavala hotels ranging from Business class hotels to cheap hotels.