Lonavala is a great relaxed city. Just about 100 KM from Mumbai and 60 KM from Pune. Very well connected thanks to the Mumbai Pune Express Highway. You can reach Lonavala by train as well as there are many trains, both from Mumbai and Pune. Lonavala is known for forts, treks, caves, dams, water falls, wax museums, chikkis, hotels and resorts.

So lets start with forts. Lonavala has Rajmachi Fort, Visapur Fort, Tikona Fort, Lohagad Fort, Tung Fort, Korigad Fort. All these are at significant heights and are excellent trekking destinations for adventure seekers.

Bhaja Caves and Karla Caves are very popular in Lonavala.

Dams are the most popular fun sites in Lonavala. Bushi Dam, Valvan Dam, Tungarli Dam, Pawna Dam are the most popular dams in Lonavala.

Kune falls and Kataldhar falls are the best known water falls in Lonavala.

Lonavala is also know for its Wax Museums. Right now there are 2 fully functional wax museum in Lonavala. Lucky’s Celebrity Wax Museum and Sunil’s Celebrity Wax Museum. Must visit these during your trip to Lonavala.

As far as Chikki goes, we could find only one name Maganlal Chikki. But two websites. Maganlal Chikki and Maganlal

Finally we have reached the last section of this blog post and that is an exhaustive list of hotels, suites, resorts, villa, and bungalows in Lonavala. Starting with Fariyas, Hilton Shillim, Rhythm, Della Resorts, Fazlani Natures Nest, The Machan, LXR Chalets, Upper Deck Resort, Moksh Farms, Avion Holiday Resort, Lagoona Resort, Indus Valley Resort, Misty Meadows – The Serene Retreat, 7 Apple Hotels, Rumourss Sky Villa & Resorts, Viola Beacon Resort, Hotel Grand Visava, Resort Silver Hills, Whispering Woods Resort, Highland Resort, Krushnai Resort, Kumar Resort, Sarovar Portico, Valvan Resort, Picaddle Resort by Meritas, Countryside Resort by Meritas, Greenland Delsol Resort, Captans Resort, Basilica Resort, Obetel Grande Resort, Platinum Square, Casa Dios, Velvet County Resort & Spa, Honeybee Resort, Girivihar Holiday Club (Veg), Metropole Hotel, Retreat Heritage, Mayur Retreat, Dreamland Resort, Imperial Grande, Hotel Aristro, Adore Holiday Home, Aroma Cottage, Aroma Retreat, The Mansion by Goldbrick and many others. There are many Oyo Rooms, Vista Rooms and Saffron Stays all available on their respective websites.

We have created one video of Lonavala and that is of MTDC Holiday Resort, Lonavala. To watch, Click Here


Posted by Sandeep

Pune, India

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