Khandala near Lonavalaa is one f the best summer tourist place in Maharashtra | Driving Directions and Route map from PUNE to KHANDALA
Many people go to Mother Nature’s lap to escape from the heat of the Sun in summer. They return after enjoying the beauty and love of mother earth. Such tours should be a memorable experience. They should introduce new beauty to the mind. One such place is Khandala.
Khandala is situated at a distance of 101kms from Mumbai. Khandala is full of natural beauty with lush greenery and high mountains. This is in the Sahyadri mountain range in Maharashtra towards the west direction. This is at an altitude of 625mtrs. Tourists want to visit this place again and again because of its captivating landscapes. Khandala is being recognized as a wonderful and beautiful hill station even though it is small. One cannot see anything else but greenery from this place. Adventurous people love to go for trekking here.
Just 5kms from Khandala, there is another tourist spot Lonavala. This is bigger than Khandala. Tourist should compulsorily visit this place. Khandala and Lonavala compete with each other in beauty. There are many lakes around Khandala. These also attract the tourists. Deep valleys on one side, high mountains on other side give a special feeling to the tourists. Atmosphere here is cool till May. There are many historical forts, waterfalls and lakes on the route of Mumbai – Khandala.
Rajmachipark: While going to Lonavala from Mumbai, one can see a beautiful garden and Rajmachi fort. There is a big valley also here. A restaurant and a temple are also situated here. A park is also situated for children.
Kune waterfalls: Water falls from a height of 100 feet. These waterfalls are situated in the middle of Khandala and Lonavala. Tourists take bath under these waterfalls. Karla, Bhaja caves which belong to 2 B.C are also located nearby. Many interesting places like Tiger’s Leap, Monkey hill, Lohagad, Shivaji Park and Duke’s nose can be visited. Khandala is well connected with rail and roadways.
Driving Directions and Route map from PUNE to KHANDALA