Lonavala is a beautiful go-through from the entropy of the city, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Maharashtra. Also called the ‘Jewel of Sahyadri’ and the ‘City of Caves’, this hill station have a spectacular setting that includes rich green valleys, stunning waterfalls, serene lakes, and amazing caves. All these sites can be only spotted while staying in the hotels of Lonavala. There are numerous hotels and resorts in Lonavala. You can get luxurious as well as cheap and budget hotels and resorts in Lonavala. The number of places to visit in Lonavala includes historical sites, natural wonders, religious attractions, etc. which never fail to impress visitors.
Take a look at some of the must-visit tourist attractions in Lonavala that have need to be in your travel to make the best of memories of your vacation in this hill station.
Tourism in Lonavala is the perfect getaway during winters. During the winters, Lonavala is so pleasant and peaceful that no one can imagine the beauty of Lonavala during winters. Here are some tourist destinations in Lonavala that every traveler or tourism must visit once.
Tiger’s Leap is the main tourist attraction that rests in the lap of nature at a height of 650 meters above sea level. This viewpoint has been named so because of its shape that favors a tiger taking a bound into the valley. It is habituated by adventure searchers who give themselves up in trekking and hiking here.
This beautiful site with an echo point and a stream flowing nearby provide amazing views of the valley below that attract travelers in large numbers. You can always pack a picnic lunch and visit this place to spend some quality time with your friends and family.
Bhaja Caves is a set of amazing rock-cut caves, which has been classified as a national pillar. It is one of the oldest caves in India, which belongs to the 2nd to 1st century BC. Along with scouting these caves that add Chaityas and Viharas, you may take a freshening dip in the nearby waterfall as well as take a tour of the green surroundings. You need to take an irregular trail to reach the caves from its base at Bhaja Village.
If you are searching for a picnic spot to spend some quality time with friends and family, then move straight to Bhushi Dam. Where you can sit and soak the warm sunshine as well as enjoy the amazing views of the surroundings. This famous tourist attraction swing gets congested during weekends, especially in the monsoon season, that time you may face difficulty in finding a suitable spot to sit on the steps. You must note that swimming is prohibited here because of the unpredictable water flow.
The huge Ryewood Park with scenery flowerbed, green gardens, and a children’s park is the best place for a picnic in Lonavala. Situated near the Lonavala market. It is spread in 25 acres of land, the park is rich in flora with numbers of old tree species, ornamental plants, flowerbeds, etc. Besides this, the children’s park which oscillates the young tourists distracts for hours. So just pack your picnic basket and move to this park to spend some memorable time with your friends and family.
Other best places to visit in Lonavala cover the Celebrity Wax Museum, Sausage Hill, Tungarli Lake, Amrutanjan Point, Aamby Valley, Kune Waterfalls, Lonavala Lake, Kataldhar Waterfall,
Bhairavnath Temple, and many more which helps the tourists to refresh and relax their mind with its refreshing nature.