Sunday, 28 June 2015

Lonavla

Lonavla

Best place to visit in mansoon in India
Lonavla officially Lonavala is a town and a hill station Municipal Council in Pune district in the Indian State of Maharashtra. It is about 64 km away from the city of Pune, 96 kilometres from the city of Mumbai.Lonavala is mostly preferred by travellers from Mumbai, Pune. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Lonavala is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Lonavala are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December.

Bushy Dam, Lonavala:- 
The Bushy Dam is located in the backdrop of scenic hilly terrains between Lonavala and I.N.S. Shivaji. During vacations and on weekends, this site is sought after for its hilly terrains and natural surrounding views.

Tiger's Leap, Lonavala:- 
Tiger's Leap is a natural landscape located close to I.N.S. Shivaji. This cliff top, at a height of over 650 m, resembles the shape of a leaping tiger. Near the site, there is a small waterfall, which flows during the monsoon months only.

Rajmachi Point, Lonavala:- 
Rajmachi Point is located on the way to Mumbai from Pune, just before the starting point of the ghat, which is 6.5 km from Lonavala. Opposite to the site is the historical Rajmachi (Royal Terrace) Fort, owned by Shivaji. The famous Vaghjai Dari is located close to the site.

Lonavala Lake point,Lonavala:-
Lonavala Lake is located in the outskirts, 1.6 km away from the town. Constructed in the year 1876, river Inrayani is the source of water for this lake. The TATA Electric Company initiated the project to conserve the catchment areas of Valvan and Shirota reservoirs.

 Bhaja Caves, Lonavala:-
The Bhaja Caves were built by the Buddhist nuns around 200 BC. Located in Karli, these caves are on an ancient trade route, which extends from the eastward side of the Arabian Sea towards the Deccan.

Pawna Lake, Lonavala:-
People should visit lake with family, there is water sport available. You should visit at evening time, this is a best place to picnic. Near there is a temple to visit.

Lohagad Fort, Lonavala:-
The Lohagad Fort (Iron Fort) is located 10 km away from Lonavala, along the Sahyadri region, which divides the Pavna basin and Indrayani basin. This site was built in 1564 to serve as a prison and was later on captured by Shivaji Maharaj in 1670, who used it for keeping his treasure.

Valvan Lake, Lonavala:-
Valvan Lake is an artificial lake near the Valvan Dam. Built across the Kundali River, the Valvan Dam reservoir is the source of water for the Khopali power station. Frequented on weekends, this site has a beautiful garden, which is surrounded by numerous food courts. The place is most visited from November through February.

Tungarli Lake, Lonavala:-
Tungarli Lake is an artificial reservoir with a small lake and dam, which was built in 1930, during the British era. The lake is a major source of drinking water to the residents of the hill station and also helps in the irrigation of the Rajmachi region.

Ryewood Park,Lonavala:-
Ryewood Park, sprawling over 25 acres, is located close to the Lonavala market. This park was initially a botanical garden, during the years of service of 'Mr. Rye', who was an English officer. The park was later re-constructed with decade old trees and ornamental flowering plants.

Tikona Fort, Lonavala:-
Tikona Fort, also known as ‘Triangle Fort’, is located at an altitude of 3633 feet above sea level. This hill fort, renowned as Vitandgad Fort, is located in the Maval region of Lonavala (West Maharashtra). Built in a triangular shape, the fort is situated on the Tikona peak, near the Pavana

Visapur Fort, Lonavala:-
Visapur Fort, located at an altitude of 3500 feet above sea level, is a major trekking attraction. The landmark is located about 15 km away from Lonavala, off the Mumbai Pune highway near Malavli. Surrounded by a huge plateau, this historical fort is situated east of the Lohagad Fort

Koli Temple, Lonavala:-
The Koli temple is located outside the main Chaitya Hall of the Karla Caves. Named after its tribal Goddess 'Aai Ekvira', the Koli Temple is the place of worship of the Koli fishermen community in and around Lonavala.

Bhairavnath Temple, Lonavala:-
The Bhairavnath Temple (Devasthan) is located in Dhak, a place in Rajmachi which is near Lonavala. The architecture of this temple is similar to the Shiva Temples in the Konkan region.

 Morvi Dongar, Lonavala:-
Morvi Dongar is a lush green region of Lonavala, which is spread between the Tung Fort and Devgad. The hillock is situated at one side of the Pawna Lake, adjoining the Kathingad. Numerous trekking routes lead to this hillock, which is the starting point of various other treks to Tung Fort