Hill Station


622 m

STD Code


Best Season

Oct - May




Marathi, Hindi & English


Lonavala Travel Guide

Surrounded with Sahyadri ranges, Lonavala is blessed with abundant beauty and is cherished for its waterfalls, lakes and attractive points that will leave you awe-struck.

This destination spot is very much famous among, trekkers, mountain climbers, nature lovers and adventurous tourists who couldn’t just get enough of this place. Visit these 4 amazing places that will make you fall in love with Lonavala. Lonavala and Khandala often rank as one of this highest visited tourist places in the country and with different tourist spots found here.

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best tourists places in Lonavala

  • Rajmachi
  • The Aamby Valley
  • The Karla Caves
  • The Tiger's Leap


The village is well renowned for its regions filled with green hills and refreshing atmosphere which completely relaxes you. It is very famous for the ancient historical fortress of Shrivardhan and Manaranjan located here. The Rajmachi forts has seen many huge dynasties ruling it and also has many sites suitable for trekking. There is a famous trekking site to Kondana caves which are highly cherished.

The Aamby Valley

The astounding township is filled with hilly terrain and picturesque landscapes which are a must to visit. There are many picnic spots here and this exotic location is also famous trekking. At this Valley, nature lovers can explore the greenery and artificial lakes which makes your trip memorable. Several adventurous sports are organised here and in this dense forest you will forget all the stress and work load for sure. Being filled with such a beauty of nature, the township is considered to be one of a must to visit places in Lonavala.

The Karla Caves

The old caves were used by Buddhist and now has become a famous rock-cut caves. The amazing tourist spot is one of the oldest cave shrines made by Buddhist. There is one of the largest Chaityas along with a stupa and also an Ekvira Temple is located here. The unique structure of the caves is very attractive and tourists from all around the globe who follow Buddhism do visit the caves. It was constructed on 2nd century BC and thus its rich history is what to be noted. There around 150 stairs that you would have to climb to reach the cave shrine.

The Tiger's Leap

An alluring viewpoint which attracts many tourists because of the eye-catching view that it offers. Surrounded with Western Ghats this point also serve as a great sunrise and sunset viewing point. The site is known as Tiger's Leap as its shape highly resembles the shape of a tiger leaping into the valley. You can get clear view of the dense forests, deep valleys and many surrounding hills. There is also an echo point on near this view which again succeeds in attracting many tourists who love trekking and sight-seeing. Also, surely it will perfectly fit in your pictures.