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                                                      KHANDALA
 Khandala and Lonavala are famous as the twin hills. Sitting at a height of 625 m this place is famous for lush green woods, immovable lofty peaks, valiant forts and last but not the least amazing waterfalls. 
 During monsoon Khandala provides feast to the eyes with its cool and appealing weather. The water-falls amidst the lush greenery is mind-blowing.The caves such as Karla, Bhaja, and Bedsa  near Lonvala are worth visiting. Bhushi, Valvan, Tugauli are the important lakes. 
 Khandala is attracting huge crowds from the near by Pune and Mumbai. Adventurous trekkers can explore the surrounding places. Duke’s nose is an amazing trekking point. This places is famous for different varieties of Chikki (sweet prepared from groundnut). It is proudly called “The Gem of Sahyadri” .
This place refreshes the people from the tiresome city-life. The mesmerizing beauty of Khandala will bring any tourist back here for another visit. 

                                                  PLACES TO VISIT

Duke’s Nose : This rock is called so as it resembles the nose of Duke of wellington. This place offers spectacular view of the lustrous valleys, impressive greens and rocky hills.
 
Korigad Fort :  This fort is about 3000 feet from the sea level and is situated in the Amby valley. It is a thrilling spot for the trekkers. Visitors can take a bus or car to the near-by Shahpur village and from there one must walk in the dense jungle to reach the fort.

 Tiger’s leap : It is a wonderful view point. At this place one gets a feel that a tiger is jumping across the valley and hence the name. The echo-point is another famous attraction.

Shingroba Temple : It is a spiritual centre located amidst the Khopoli and Khandala.
 Karla & Bhaja Caves : Located in the Lonavala hills, these caves are constructed in the Buddhist style. The Karla cave is one of the oldest caves which proudly depicts the Buddhist culture. It was built around 80 BC  and has a path/walkway built of 37 pillars. It has sculptures of Buddha and elephant. It is well known for its wooden carvings and sculptures. Bhaja Cave has a group of 18 caves and 14 stupas. 

                                                   HOW TO REACH
By Air : Pune airport is about 65kms.
By Rail: Lonavala is the nearest station. Lonavala to Pune is about 65kms.
By bus: Mumbai-Lonavala is 104 kms and Lonavala to Pune is  66 km..




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11-12-2019                    
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32.0 °C |21.3 °C

Best Time To Visit : ALL
   
 
Things to do here:
Theme: Hill Station
Must Visit Places : Rajmachi Fort, Tiger s Leap
Near By Other Tourist Places

Khandala   0 KM near     
Rajmachi   10 KM near     
Kamshet   20 KM near     
Karjat   20 KM near     
Matheran   31 KM near     
Near By major Cities
Mumbai  71 KM near     
Ahmedabad  542 KM near     
Gandhinagar  565 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Lohegaon Airport   67 KM near     
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport   73 KM near     
Gandhinagar Airport   159 KM near     
Chikkalthana Airport   274 KM near     
Near By Local Cities
Panvel  43 KM near     
Pimpri-Chinchwad  52 KM near     
Navi Mumbai  55 KM near     
Ambernath  60 KM near     
Near By Districts
Raigad   61 KM near     
Pune   63 KM near     
Mumbai   71 KM near     
Thane   82 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Khandala Rail Way Station   0.7 KM near     
Lonavala Rail Way Station   3.3 KM near     
Khopoli Rail Way Station   6.7 KM near     
 
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