Khandala and Lonavala are two of the famous popular hotspots nearby places to Mumbai.
Khandala is a hill station in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, set in the midst of hills and valleys of the Sahyadri mountain range. Just 3 km from Lonavala, 100 km from Mumbai and around 69 km from Pune, Khandala is located 550 m above the sea level. Various dynasties including Mughals, Marathas and finally the British ruled this place.
Bestowed with abundant natural beauty, ancient forts such as Lohagad, Tunga, placid lakes, grassy hillocks, waterfalls and complemented with pleasant climate all round the year have made Khandala a perfect holiday gateway from the hustle bustle of the city.
Its home to vantage spots including Sunset Point and Rajmachi Point, with views of Rajmachi fort.
This place became famous after its mention in a song named ‘aati kya khandala’ in the lips of Bollywood star Aamir Khan in a movie.
Several residents of southern India comes during their weekends to spend a luxurious holiday at this serene area.
Along with its scenic beauty and lush green environs, the place is also popular for trekking.