Located in the western ranges of the Sahyadris, the twin hill resorts of Lonavala and Khandala top any traveller's list. Set in the midst of a dramatic landscape comprising verdant mountains and waterfalls, these popular hill stations will surely captivate you. Since their discovery in 1871 by Sir Elphinstone, they have been luring visitors with their abundant greenery and beautiful scenery.
Due to their salubrious climate, they are also popular health resorts with numerous sanatoriums. Emphatically not to be missed is a visit to these destinations during the monsoons.
Summer: 36 - 12 C
Winter: 30.7 - 11.9 C
October to May
The nearest airports are Pune 78 km and 71 km and Mumbai 92 km and 67 km away respectively from Lonavala and Khandala.
Lonavala and Khandala are railway stations on the Mumbai-Pune section of Central Railway, well connected with other cities/ towns.
Lonavala and Khandala are connected by good motorable roads to all places in Maharashtra.
288 km from Aurangabad
184 km from Mahabaleshwar
101 km from Mumbai
264 km from Nashik
66 km from Pune