Located amidst the mystic Sahyadri hills in Maharashtra state, Lonawala or Lonavala, as it is popularly known is a trekker’s paradise. A small hill town spread over 38 sq. Kilometres, Lonavla is a sight for city-sore eyes. Nestled very close to Mumbai, (just 96 km east of Mumbai) and Pune, Lonavala is a perfect hill station and holiday destination, especially during the monsoons.
Indian and Foreign travellers alike, in their attempts to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life travel to this hilly town for the serenity.
The city is especially famous for its lush green scenery, a hard-candy sweet called ‘chikki’ and a climate which remains pleasant throughout the year. Bestowed with many hills, serene lakes, gushing waterfalls, historical forts and caves, Lonavla offers a breathtaking view – the Konkan coast on one side and panoramic views of the Deccan plateau on another. With bountiful of natural beauty, this hilly town is full of captivating scenic views especially the sunset, which is mind blowing. Lonavla has been developed and promoted as a luxurious tourist destination, which boasts of peace and seclusion.
The town gets wrapped in greeneries during monsoon season as a painter’s canvas making the place a paradise of greens.
Lonavala is the perfect escape to the lap of nature away from the city’s din and pollution.