Lonavala, being a quaint hill town located close to Mumbai and Pune and well-connected to both, is one of the most flocked hill stations in India. Spoiling tourists with a large pallet of interesting tourist attractions and allures, the place ensures that one’s holiday here is nothing less than amazing. Head to the place on next vacation and pick from the best hotels in Lonavala.
Nothing cmpares to spending a wonderful vacation in one of the enchanting hill stations of India in the midst of natural splendor, savoring sumptuous culinary foods, sipping hot tea or coffee in cold morning and evening, covering pretty much the whole town on foot and getting mesmerized by the stunning locales, mingle with the simple-minded locals while they go about their business, and of course, meditate and rewind in the pastoral countryside. Although the beach destinations and modernized cities with their glamour and glitz are fun, but nothing can beat the serenity and splendid natural beauty of the hill stations. Lonavala, a quaint hill town in western Maharashtra, fascinating backpackers and honeymooners from far and wide for long, is one ideal hill station where you can spend an undisturbed and refreshing vacation whilst relishing every allure you expect to get from an ideal hill station. If you have the idea of a perfect hill station full of scenic scores where resides a relaxed ambiance, where everything moves at a slow pace and have a certain charm, Lonavala is quite close to your idea of perfect hill station. Mother Nature has blessed the place with milky waterfalls, lush and unspoiled greenery, rolling hills that are home to various kinds of animals and plants/shrubs, including some rare and endangered species, and seductive valleys that are overshadowed by the hills.
You are more closer to nature when you are in Lonavala. Even the hotels in Lonavala that are set in the midst of scenic surrounding provide settings that help you get a wholesome experience while you explore the place’s nature. Everything here seems to be in a perfect harmony with the sun gently exposing its warmth and radiance, and cool winds pleasantly breezing through the jungles, through the old bungalows. A leisurely walk down the sloping and curving roads will simply leave your body as well as mind refreshed, or visiting the small local houses provide you an opportunity to get a taste of the genuine hospitality of the state. Besides, if everything falls short, head your way to the nearby town of Khandala that simply spoils you with a couple of additional exclusive allures and attractions.
There is hardly ever a time when there is a break in the inflow of tourists to the town. Its apt location, which is quite close to Mumbai and Pune, 90 k.m. and 65 k.m. respectively, is one of the major reasons for the large swarms of tourists here. A large horde of residents of the two cities wishing to make a quick escape into nature, throng to the place in weekend, making it one of the most frequented places in the state. It is no exaggeration to say that the roads to the hill town are heavenly. With lush greenery on both sides and different scenic spots on the way to make one halt and relish their beauty for a while, travelling to the place via roads is something that travelers always look forward to, and once you are here, there are a number of tourist spots to visit.
To name some of the must-visit sites include: Tiger’s Leap, Rajmachi Point, Shivlinga, an eponymous lake, Lion’s Point, Ryewood Park & Shivaji Udyan, Duke’s Nose, Karla Caves, Bushy Dam, etc.