You will find Lonavala which is a hill station and town in the state of Maharashtra. Offering a spectacular view of the Western Ghats, it was discovered in the year 1871 by Lord Elphinstone and is a place known for its waterfalls, caves, forts and hills.A popular hill station at an altitude of 2,047 feet above sea level, Lonavala is a romantic escape from the chaotic noise of city life. Salubrious climate, magnificent exquisiteness, historical forts, ancient caves and beautiful lakes make it the most sought-after destination in India. The exquisiteness and charm of this place has always magnetized the attention of tourists. It can be visited any time of the year. Monsoon is the perfect time with beautiful lakes, emerald exquisiteness and cascades. Lonavala is also notable all over India for Chikki (the hard candy sweet). Enveloped by Sahayadri hills, it is the perfect destination for trekking and mountaineering.
Best Time to Visit Lonavala
If you are planning a trip to Lonavala, make sure you plan it between the months of October to May. Experiencing heavy rainfall during the monsoon season, it is best to keep away from Lonavala in the months of June to September. If you are driving to Lonavala by car, then it is around 82 kilometers away from the metropolitan city of Mumbai. Alternately you can also take a train to Lonavala from Mumbai with several trains running to and fro every day.
Places to Visit - Lonavala
Lonavala is the perfect weekend getaway destination for a lot of people staying in Mumbai and Pune. One of the most popular tourist spots here is the Tiger’s Leap offering a mesmerizing view from over 650 m. Its echo point is worth witnessing. The Bushi Dam is a place which will relax you completely and take away all your worries in one go. The Lonavala Lake is known for its clear blue water and cleanliness. Choose from many Lonavala hotels online to book your stay. Lonavala is extremely famous for its production of the hard chikki candy which is very sweet to eat and contains a variety of nuts which are mixed well with a good amount of jaggery. The canned jams are also a delicacy in this area. You will find the world class entertainment park named Imagica Adlabs just 8 km from Lonavala with several hotels in Lonavala being located in this area.
OYO Rooms: Hotels in Lonavala
Lonavala calls for some relaxation and de-stressing of the mind and this can be achieved only when you choose the perfect place to stay in when visiting this beautiful hill station. OYO Rooms make your stay all the more pleasant and comfortable while offering rates which are simply unbeatable. Being located in the prime areas, these cheap hotels in Lonavala also makes commuting around the city easy and simple. Try out the OYO Rooms in the Vadgaon Mawal area which are very near to the Deccan Warehousing Bus Stop and also close to some great restaurants and local markets. Enjoy complimentary breakfast here along with swimming pool, gym and parking facilities for all guests. If you are coming from within Maharashtra, the OYO Rooms on Old Mumbai Pune Highway are just perfect as they are at walking distance to Maharashtra State Transport Bus Stand and Lonavala Railway Station. Enjoy parking, laundry and swimming pool facilities here. The Tiger’s Leap and Bushi Dam tourist spots are not very far from this area. Explore the city as much as you want and pack your bags at the last minute to leave town! Also, try some lip-smacking food at the various restaurants and Dhabas nearby when staying in this hotel in Lonavala. If you are a honeymoon couple, then the OYO Rooms in Thombrewadi can be found near the Celebrity Wax Museum and allow you to relax during your trip without proving to be quite expensive. The Pandya Management Bus Stop is quite near to these rooms making commuting easy. The New Tungarli area in Lonavala has seen some new and amazingly comfortable OYO Rooms come up in recent times. This budget hotel in Lonavala allows you to get hold of local transport quickly and also helps you indulge in some local shopping and eating. These rooms can be found on Gold Valley Road while offering parking, laundry and swimming pool facilities. Also, Khandala is just 5 kms from Lonavala and Known for its incredible panoramic views, Khandala is a beautiful hill station 80 kms from Mumbai and 70 kms from Pune. It has major tourist attractions like Tiger's Leap, Amrutanjan Point and Rajmachi Fort. OYO's luxury hotels in Khandala offer splendid views of the western ghats and all modern amenities and facilities. Wait no more! Book your tickets to Lonavala and make sure you check into the OYO Room of your choice.