Hill stations are known as places where the atmosphere is placid, natural air surrounds you, cool air enthralls you, weather gives awesome feeling and green vegetation is on par. Lonavla is the right place that has savor of all things. It is located in Pune, Maharashtra, India. This place becomes very active during the monsoon season as the countryside turns lush green with sparkling waterfalls and ponds. The cool air touches the face make anyone stunned for a moment.
Lonavla is a popular holiday destination chosen by many people during the monsoon season. It was discovered by Sir Elphinstone in 1871. It is located on the 2,047 ft above the sea level. A large number of people travel to this place throughout the year. Even some people are buying houses at this place so that during the vacation, they stay there comfortably and enjoy the fullest.
For avoiding the hustle bustle of the Mumbai city life, many people travel to this place during the weekend. They come here to relax themselves from the traffic and noise polluted environs of Mumbai. People come here to relax not only from Mumbai, but from other parts of the country. Even a large number of foreigners come to this place as Mumbai is the part of their tour, so they visit this place to relax after a hectic schedule of tours.
Chikki, a candy sweet, is a special item in Lonavla and also famous among the tourists. Major tourist places in Lonavla that are visited most are Rajmachi point, Ryewood Park, Valvan Dam, Lonavla Lake, Duke’s nose, Tiger’s point, Karla Caves, Khandala, Bhaja, Bedsa Caves, Lohagad Fort, Lion’s Point and Tungarli Lake & Dam. All these are fun sites to visit in Lonavla during holidays or honeymoon.
It is also a romantic gateway for honeymooners. Many honeymooners need a place that is away from the buzz of the city and Lonavla is the right place for them. The pleasant climate of the place helps the honeymooners to intimate with each other and enjoy the precious moments of life. Hiking and trekking is also very common in the hilly region so, adventure lovers go there in a large number to do their best. It also offers panoramic views of the Deccan plateau on one side and Konkan coast on the other that varies its beauty to a great extent.
Besides the cool climate, eye catching sightseeing, beautiful lakes, many luxurious resorts, hotels, restaurants is located here with modern architecture and all luxurious kind facilities. As it is a small town, so traveling to the nearby places is very simple. One can hire any car, rickshaw, auto, taxis or even bicycles. The best way to explore the surrounded places is through rented bicycles, through this one can take a glimpse view of surrounded hills, lakes, etc. and can able to take photographs to make the trip a memorable one.
Thus, Lonavla is the place having all the things in one place. The climate of this place is same throughout the year so, it is full of visitors all round the year. If you are planning for a trip to Mumbai, then do not miss to visit the Lonavla as it is a haven in Maharashtra and one of the best places in India for hill station holidays.