Lonavala is one of the most famous vacation spots in Maharashtra. Many people who live in Mumbai and Pune even consider it a staycation because of its convenient location in the Sahyadri Mountains in the Western Ghats, and exquisite beauty. People love to visit and take in the fresh clean air, lush green mountains, and picturesque valleys. During Monsoon season, these valleys are filled with gorgeous waterfalls and clouds. Lonavala is easily accessible through roadways and railways. Apart from the beautiful scenery, here are 5 reasons to visit the quaint hill station – Lonavala:
- Close proximity
Lonavala is one of the closest hill stations to Mumbai and Pune. For decades, people have flocked towards Lonavala to enjoy their weekend getaways. It’s located only an hour and a half from Mumbai and just about an hour from Pune by car. By train, it’s just slightly longer, just over an hour from Pune and just over two hours from Mumbai. Both are great options as trains are frequent and the station is only a 20-minute walk from Lalco Villas.
Being a hill station in Maharashtra the scenic beauty of Lonavala is at its best. During the monsoon, the scenic view intensifies. You will surely be amazed by the greenery, the waterfalls, the clouds, and the hills. Lonavala also has a pleasant climate throughout the year, which makes it the spot great for vacations. The temperature is rarely too hot or too cold.
Lonavala remains one of the marvellous places to visit during the monsoon season. Being at its scenic best you can easily spot waterfalls and cloud-kissing cliffs. The roadways to reach Lonavala turn beautiful. The hills are filled with greenery all around and are a gem for the photography buffs.
- Tourist attractions
There are amazing tourist spots that one can visit whilst in Lonavala. From Bhushi Dam to celebrity wax museums to Sunset Point, there are various places to either relax or bring out the adventurist in you. If you visit during the rains, you will surely find amazing waterfalls and lush greenery around.
As is standard in Maharashtra, you will definitely find some great places to eat and some relishing delicacies in Lonavala. But Lonavala is not limited to just great Maharashtrian platters, you even get great South Indian, Gujarati, and Jain food in Lonavala.
This dainty hill station has a lot to offer. Lalco Villas built and opened in 2018 has been designed to be the perfect staycation for your family. Enjoy the outdoors, soak in some sun and let the tranquillity set in when you stay with Lalco Villas.