Lonavala-khandala are the twin hill stations situated on the western ghat in the Pune district. This is one of the most visited hill stations amongst the top 5 hill stations in Maharashtra which are approx 2041 ft above the sea level. Lonavala-khandala is famous for the production of chikkis.
The scenic view and climate of lonavala is always cool and beautiful to explore. People from Mumbai and pune visit this hill station on weekends as it approx 1 to 2 hrs journey from both the city you can generally find rush during the weekends. You can also take a one day trip to this hill stations and almost cover all the points and places situated on this hill stations and nearby.
There are many luxuries villas and restaurants for the people who are willing to stay here. The best season to visit this hill station is from June to December.
HOW TO REACH LONAVALA-KHANDALA :
- The nearest airport is Pune Airport (PNQ) which is approx 74kms from Lonavala via Bangalore-Mumbai highway.
- Where as you can also reach lonavala from Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM), Mumbai which is approx 90kms Via Mumbai-Pune Expressway.
- Lonavala has its own Railway Station where most of the Express trains running towards Pune from Mumbai take a halt.
- And if you are travelling from pune you can catch a local train running towards Lonavala.