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Lonar is categorised as Heritage

Lonar Crater (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Monuments around Lonar Crater (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Monuments around Lonar Crater (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Monuments around Lonar Crater (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Monuments around Lonar Crater (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Monuments around Lonar Crater (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)
Monuments around Lonar Crater (Nivalink Trip Dated - 9 March 2010)

Reasons to Visit
  • Lonar is a crater situated at 120 kms from Aurangabad.
  • Crater was first discovered in 1823. Lonar is the world's third largest crater.
  • Lonar has its genesis nearly 50,000 years ago, when a 2 million-ton meteorite impacted the earth to create a depression 1.83 kilometers in diameter and 150 meters deep.
  • Lonar attracts casual tourists as well as members of the scientific community from across the world.
  • Lonar crater is home to hundreds of peafowl, chinkara and gazelles, which browse amongst the shrubs and bushes ringing the lake.
  • Lonar area is home to many birds. Egrets, moor hens, herons, coots, white-necked storks, lapwings, grey wagtails, grebes, black droungos, green bee-eaters, tailorbirds, magpies and robins are sighted around Lonar.
  • Lonar area is home to many temples of local significance and having some heritage character.
  • Major Heritage Destinations of Maharashtra"The Lonar crater (130+ kms from Aurangabad) is the world's only salt water lake in basaltic rock, believed to have been caused by a meteorite hitting Earth around 50000 years ago. Lonar is home to many heritage structures, temples and the area is good for bird watching."
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Day Sightseeing

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Aurangabad to Lonar Day visit and backRs. 4773

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Destination Ideas

  • Aurangabad Heritage Getaway
  • Lonar Crater

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Lonar Crater is recognized as an impact crater created by the impact of either a comet or a meteorite. Crater is now a large lake around which many temples having a heritage character located. e.g. Daitya Sudan Temple, a Vishnu temple built between the 6th and 12th centuries. Lake is a haven for a wide range of plant and animal life and considered excellent for Bird watching.
    Activity, Lake or Riverside, Heritage Site, Natural Wonders
    Reservoir, Heritage Temple, Bird Watching, Crater

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Getting There

No Localities defined for Lonar (Localities are defined only for destinations that are large enough and/or have many hotels)

Nearest Airport in Lonar
  • Chikkalthana Airport ( IXU ) , Aurangabad-136 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Lonar
  • Hingoli Deccan ( HNL ), Hingoli-107 Kms
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