and Khandala are two charming little hill stations on the western slopes
of the Sahyadris, 5-km apart, that straddle the Mumbai - Pune highway at
an altitude of 625m, quite popular as health resorts. Blessed by the
nature in bounty, the hill resorts have plethora of places of Tourist
Attraction in Lonavala & Khandala - Beautiful Hills, Deep Green Valleys,
Huge Lakes, Historic Forts, Waterfalls, etc.
Khandala offer breathtaking views of cascading waterfalls during the
monsoon, and the surrounding mountains of the plains spread out to the
horizon. A trip to these holiday resorts can be combined with that on
the Karla, Bhaja, and Bedsa caves, which are very near from Lonavala.
Lonavala is located in the western part of the state of Maharashtra.
It is set amongst the slopes of the Sahyadri mountain range. Also known
as the "Jewel of The Sahyadri", Lonavala is a place of this regionwhere
nature is present in its entire splendor. It has become famous because
of nature's gift of beautiful valleys, hills, milky waterfalls, lush
greenery, and pleasant cool winds.
Khandala being the smaller of
the two is relatively calmer and is the pride of the Sahyadri Mountains.
It is endowed with abundant natural beauty and like Lonavala, Khandala
also provides a popular gateway from the hustle and bustle of cities of
Mumbai and Pune. The lush greenery of the mountains especially during
the monsoons and the misty paths attract tourist like honeybees here.
The silver waterfalls amidst the lush greenery are extremely magical.
Lonavala's bazaar is filled with surprises. The beauty of this place is
a refreshing experience.
ALTITUDE: 625 Mts
TEMPERATURE: Max- 36 C in Summer and Min-12 C in Winter.
Throughout the Year
Summer-cottons, Winter- Woolen,