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Kanika Nevatia Nov 14 2014

Reasons to visit Lonavala.

Reema Bhalla Nov 14 2014
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Check out these reasons to visit Lonavala and plan a short, relaxing break to this amazing destination.

Weekend Destination

What makes Lonavala really popular is its close proximity from Mumbai and Pune. A short hour-and-a-half drive, it one of the most popular weekend getaways from Mumbai and Pune.

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Karla Caves

Karla Caves, located near Lonavala, are Buddhist rock-cut cave shrines. These ancient caves boast of marvellous architectural features and are a major tourist attraction.

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Rajmachi Point

Trek to Rajmachi Point and soak in the beautiful view of Shivaji’s famous fort and the surrounding lush green valley. It is around 7 km from Lonavala.

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Lohagad Fort, part of the Western Ghats, is a fort in Lonavala. This was one of the most important forts of the Maratha empire.

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Lonavala Lake

Surrounded by lush greenery, Lonavala Lake is ideal for a picnic break or simply to take a long peaceful walk.

Luxurious Resorts

Lonavala is very popular in Maharashtra for a short weekend trip. You will find many good hotels and resorts in Lonavala for every budget category. For more information, check out hotels in Lonavala.

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Chikki and Chocolate Fudge

Lonavala is famous for chikki and chocolate fudge. These sweet treats make a great souvenir to carry back home.

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Wax Museum

A recent addition to Lonavala’s places to visit, the Wax Museum has statues of various celebrities and should be visited at least once if you are planning to visit Lonavala.

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Pune to Lonavala by car takes only a little over one hour. The road towards the hill station is scenic and beautiful. With so many great reasons to visit Lonavala, plan a trip here soon.
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