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Lonavala is categorised as Hill Station / Adventure / Bird Watching

Tungarli Lake
Ashy Drongo near Pawna Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 January 2015)
Pied Bushchat Female near Pawna Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 January 2015)
Small Minivet near Pawna Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 January 2015)
Shikra near Pawna Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 January 2015)
Blyth's Reed Warbler near Pawna Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 January 2015)
Pawna Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 January 2015)
Della Adventure Park
Della Adventure Park
Della Adventure Park
Della Adventure Park
Kumar Waterpark
Karla Caves (Photo Courtesy: Sowpar)
Entrace to the Fort (Photo Courtesy: Shripophali)
Visapur Fort (Photo Courtesy: Shripophali)
Karla Caves (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 March 2008)
Karla Caves (Nivalink Trip Dated - 17 March 2008)
Ryewood Park (Nivalink Trip Dated - 29 June 2011)
Lonavala Dam (Nivalink Trip Dated - 29 June 2011)
Wax Statue at the Museum
Bhushi Dam (Nivalink Trip Dated - 29 June 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Lonavala is a hill station and a local getaway 110 km from Mumbai and 70 km from Pune.
  • Lonavala lies on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.
  • Lonavala is a major corporate conferencing center and a venue for destination weddings.
  • Lonavala has traditionally been a naturopathy and yoga center and attract long stays on account of the same.
  • Lonavala has over the years been a monsoon destination as it comes alive during monsoon months. The area around has hundreds of waterfalls and gets misty.
  • Lonavala is home to Della Adventure, a renowned Adventure Park
  • Lonavala for its easy access via expressway / Trains, gets day visitors for picnics and long drives.
  • The passerby to Lonavala stops over for "Chikki", a local sweet which is a specialty of the area.
Know It
  • Lonavala used to be a haven for anyone looking for peace, solitude and nature centric experience. However with proliferation of bungalow schemes and uncontrolled expansion has made it into a concrete jungle.
  • Hill Stations in West and Central India"Lonavala (2000 ft asl) is a renowned Hillside getaway at 100 kms from Mumbai and 70 kms from Pune. While Lonavala is not much of a destination, it does pack a punch with many adventure parks, theme parks and activity options coming up in and around Lonavala (Della, IMAGICA etc). "
  • Destinations in Maharashtra to Consider for a Holiday Traveller"Lonavala (20 kms from Khopoli and 100 kms from Mumbai) is gateway to IMAGICA and Della (Adventure park) and therefore of prime interest for family tourists."
  • Destinations for Transit stay on NH-04 Mumbai - Bangalore highway"Lonavala offers travellers on NH-04 an option for a stay at just 100 kms short of Mumbai. Lonavala is a renowned monsoon destination and therefore especially preferred during monsoon by travellers on NH-04."
  • Top Monsoon Getaways in Maharashtra"Lonavala (2000 ft asl) is most renowned and popular monsoon destination and also a popular day visit option from Mumbai and Pune. Guests travelling on expressway also are treated to a spectacle approaching Khandala Ghat and driving past Lonavala and Khandala."
  • Local Getaway Destinations within 100 kms of Pune"Lonavala (60 kms) is a renowned monsoon getaway and all season destination for Della adventure, corporate conferences and group getaways. "
  • Airports and Access Points in Maharashtra"Lonavala is a popular stop for overnight trains arriving from Southern rail route. Lonavala offers access to destinations of Khandala, Lonavala, Khopoli, Kamshet and Amby Valley."
  • Western Ghats Bird Watching Destinations in Maharashtra"Pawna Lake area near Lonavala (30-40 kms) is set around lakes and western Ghats and where bird watchers arrive for a wide ranging bird species. Recommended for day visits ex-Pune / Mumbai or Bird watching getaways."
Access Information

Lonavala has 31 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Adventure / Camp2

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5 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Lonavala

Getaway (1-3 nights)4
Short Break (4-6 nights)1

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List of Holidays for Lonavala


  • Lonavala Break with IMAGICA (1 Nights)
  • Lonavala Monsoon Getaway (1 Nights)
  • Mahabaleshwar Break with IMAGICA (3 Nights)
  • Matheran Break with Della and IMAGICA (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Matheran - Mahabaleshwar Break with Della and IMAGICA (6 Nights)

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Lonavala has 19 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Car hire - Local Sightseeing in LonavalaRs. 1761
Central Mumbai to Lonavala with Karla Caves Day Visit and backRs. 6455
Mumbai Western Suburbs to Lonavala with Karla Caves Day Visit and backRs. 4343
Navi Mumbai to Lonavala Day Visit with Karla Caves and backRs. 2445
Pune to Lonavala and Khandala Day visit and backRs. 3345
South Mumbai to Lonavala with Karla Caves Day Visit and backRs. 5280
Thane to Lonavala with Karla Caves Day Visit and backRs. 4343

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Car hire - Lonavala to Kamshet Drop and vice versaRs. 2112
Car hire - Lonavala to Matheran drop or Vice VersaRs. 2112
Car hire - Transfers between Lonavala and Adlabs IMAGICA / AquamagicaRs. 889
Lonavala to Pawna Lake drop and Vice versaRs. 1526
Pickup from Pune and Drop to LonavalaRs. 3345
Pickup/Drop between Central Mumbai and Khandala/LonavalaRs. 4694
Pickup/Drop between Mumbai Western Suburbs and Khandala/LonavalaRs. 3000
Pickup/Drop between Navi Mumbai and Khandala/LonavalaRs. 3000
Pickup/Drop between South Mumbai and Khandala/LonavalaRs. 4694
Pickup/Drop between Thane and Khandala/LonavalaRs. 4343
Transfer between Lonavala and MahabaleshwarRs. 5000
Transfers between Lonavala Hotel and Della Adventure ParkRs. 778

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Lonavala has 8 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

Add On1
Entry Tickets5

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List of Service Add Ons for Lonavala


Services Rates Starting From
Hot Air Balloon Safari over LonavalaRs. 12000
Paramotoring in PuneRs. 3889

Add On

Services Rates Starting From
Della - Day Pass for Unlimited Adventure in Della Adventure ParkRs. 2014

Entry Tickets

Services Rates Starting From
Della - Day Pass for Unlimited Adventure in Della Adventure ParkRs. 2014
Entry Ticket to Imagica - WaterparkRs. 1184
Express Entry Ticket to Adlabs ImagicaRs. 2633
Regular Entry Ticket to Adlabs ImagicaRs. 1710
Snow Park IMAGICA Entry TicketRs. 574


Services Rates Starting From
Snow Park IMAGICA Entry TicketRs. 574


Services Rates Starting From
Trek to Tikona in LonavalaRs. 1700

9 Travel Ideas listed for Lonavala. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Bird Watching at Pawna Lake near Lonavala
  • Della - International Standard Adventure Park Experience
  • Fort Korigad Trek Near Lonavala - Ex-Mumbai
  • IMAGICA - Ultimate Theme Park experience
  • Karla Caves – Buddhist heritage caves
  • Lonavala - Khandala - Ex-Mumbai | Pune Hillside Getaway
  • Monsoon Getaways of Maharashtra
  • Paragliding in Kamshet

Stay Ideas

  • Captans Resort – Homely Hillside Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Kumar Waterpark is a popular waterpark at Lonavala for day tourists offering water centric activities such as waterslides, raindance etc. Other options include Video games etc.
    Theme Parks
    Lonavla Lake is a small lake (that dries up in late Winter / Summer) that is visited in monsoon at about 1.6 km from Lonavala
    Lake or Riverside
    Extensive garden frequented by Picnickers to Lonavala. The garden is full of tall trees and open areas. There is an old Shiva temple in the park.
    Celebrity Wax Museum is a wax museum at 3 kms from Lonavala near Toll Plaza. It is a new attraction for the day visitors to Lonavala
    Wax Museum
    A view point midway between Bhushi Dam and Aamby Valley
    View Point
    Valley Views
    A popular dam at 5 kms from Lonavala. The water flows over during monsoon and day visitors are able to make merry. The area gets very crowded during weekends in monsoon.
    Lake or Riverside
    Go Karting is one of the recreational options available on outskirts of Lonavala for tourists.
    Go Karting
    Valvan Dam is a popular view point for guests to Lonvala to converge
    View Point
    Lake Views
    Rajmachi Point is set near Khandala at about 6.5 km from Lonavala. The view point is a popular evening spot for guests to converge.
    View Point
    Valley Views
    Karla caves near Lonavala is a set of complex cave shrines built by Buddhist monks around 3rd to 2nd century B.C. Goddess Ekvira Devi temple, a renowned pilgrim centre is also located right next to the Caves.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage
    Goddess Ekvira Devi temple, a renowned pilgrim centre is also located right next to the Karla Caves.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    One of the eight Ashtavinayak Temples at 6 km from Khopoli. This is well visited over weekends. From the parking area there is a 200-300 meters walk to the temple.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    IMAGICA at Khopoli is a world class theme park that opened in April 2013. It is spread over 300 acres and has 21 rides in six zones Viva Europa, Arabia, Asian, Americana, India and Jambo Africa. Requires a full day excursion to enjoy thoroughly.
    Theme Parks
    Amusement Park
    One of the eight Ashtavinayaka temples. Ballaleshwar is the only incarnation of Ganesha that is known by his devotees name.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Lake and Dam at 5 kms from Lonavala. Hikers climb the mountain top to the Dam.
    Activity, Lake or Riverside
    Walking, Dam
    Della Adventure is an adventure park between Lonavala and Khandala where guests have 80+ activities to choose from. Activities include Zorbing, Firefox, Quad Bike riding etc.
    Theme Parks
    Adventure Park
    Tigers Leap also known as Tigers Point is a view point where last 2 kms is required to be walked. Popular monsoon trail as there are spontaneous waterfalls that spring up.
    Dukes Nose stands 12 km from Lonavala near Khandala. Dukes nose is a popular hike for day visitors. The cliff owes its name to the Duke of Wellington, whose ample nose it resembles.
    Visapur fort is located at 2.5 km from Malavli Railway station having an elevation of 3500 ft asl. It is built on the same plateau as Lohagad fort nearby.
    An 11 kms trek from Malavali Railway Station is required to scale Lohagarh Fort. The fort offers excellent views of the surrounding hills and hamlets
    Rajmachi is a village in close proximity to two 17th century forts. Rajmachi trek is a popular trekking route from Lonavala and Karjat (Lonavala route being the easier one).
    Paragliding is on offer at Kamshet during Winter. Solo flights for professionals and tandem flights for beginners are on offer here.
    Para Gliding

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
KarlaKarla Caves are a set of Buddhist caves at a few kilometers from Lonavala towards Pune and home to MTDC resort and watersports complexGetaway-
Khandala - Lonavala Road6 km distance between Khandala and Lonavala is filled with hotels catering to transit, corporate getaways and conferencing segment.Holiday8
Pune RoadBeyond Lonavala enroute to Pune, there are a couple of getaway resorts situated at few kms off Lonavala.Getaway2
Tungarli BaseA little inside Khandala - Lonavala Road and is an area filled with hotels, resorts and bungalow complexes. Getaway8
Tungarli DamAn area couple of kilometers uphill from the Tungarli base, offering excellent views of the surroundings, lakes and reserve forests around.Getaway-
Bhushi DamBhushi Dam is a masonry dam and a popular tourist spot in outskirts of Lonavala Holiday/Getaway2
Nearest Airport in Lonavala
  • Lohegaon Airport ( PNQ ) , Pune-65 Kms
Railway Stations in Lonavala
  • Lonavala ( LNL ), Lonavala
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