Lonavala Khandala

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Fall in Love with the Enchanting Beauty of Khanada and Lonavala

Lonavala hill station is located in the Western Ghats of the western Indian state of Maharashtra. Lonavala and Khandala are situated together at a distance of just 80 km from Mumbai City and 65 KM from Pune. Lonavala hill station is located at the end of the Bhor Ghat.

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Lonavala and Khandala emerged during the Yadava dynasty in ancient India. Soon, the Mughals realized Lonavala’s strategic importance and made it a prominent spot on their map. Later, during the British Raj, Lord Elphinstone, Governor of Bombay presidency, declared Lonavala as a famous hill station.

The twin destinations of Khandala and Lonavala stretch out 5 km apart, on the western slopes of the Sahyadri hills, across the Mumbai-Pune highway at a height of 625 km. Lonavala is merely 3 hours journey by road from Mumbai.

Lonavala is known to be the jewel of the Sahyadri Mountains. A majority of people visit Lonavala hill station because of the beautiful waterfall and thick foliage, with serene surroundings.

Weather in Lonavala Khandala

Lonavala and Khandala are open all-year-round for visitors. The maximum temperature during the summer months hovers around 32 deg Celsius. The monsoons pay a visit to Lonavala hill station between the months of June and August. During the winters the minimum temperature is about 12 Celsius.

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Best time to Visit Lonavala Hill Station

So the best time to visit Lonavala and Khandala is from August to December, but it is at it’s best throughout the year. Lonavala hill station assures you that you will have a relaxing getaway when you pay a visit.

Road, rail, and air travel are the best ways to reach Lonavala hillstation, and it ensures that the guests are well pleased and have a charming stay.

How to Reach Lonavala and Khandala

Places to visit in Lonavala and Khandala

Hotels in Lonavala and Khandala

Lonavala and Khandala Photo Gallery

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