Here are the top 43 tourist attractions to see in Lonavala:

1. Tiger's Leap

3.5 /5 View 9+ photos

4 kms
from city center
1 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

This is a popular tourist point, leaving tourists in awe with the wondrous view from over 650m. The echo point is a major fascination. During the monsoon, the waterfall here, also attracts many. It has got it's name from its appearance - like that of a tiger leaping into the valley.

2. Bushi Dam

Must visit 4.2 /5

3 kms
from city center
2 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

This is one of the most popular spots in Maharashtra. People from all over the state, especially the weekend travelers flock to this place for a relaxed time.

3. Lonavala Lake

Must visit 4.2 /5 View 5+ photos

1 kms
from city center
3 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Lonavala is a town and a hill station in Pune district . It is about 64 km from Pune and 96 km from Mumbai.(br) It is famous for its production of the hard candy chikki which is a sweet eatable thing made from different nuts mixed with jaggery . It is a major stop on the railway line which connects Mumbai and Pune.

4. Imagica

4.2 /5

13 kms
from city center
4 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

A world class entertainment park, Imagica Adlabs is a one of its kind destination picnic spot with plethora of entertainment options. Located on Mumbai-Pune Expressway, this theme park is one of the latest additions in the list of Mumbai's entrainment hubs.

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5. Rajmachi Fort

Must visit 3.5 /5

9 kms
from city center
5 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Midway between Lonavala and Khandala is a fort by the name of Rajmachi Fort, a prominent landmark that watches over some of the most breathtakingly beautiful and wide sceneries of the region.

6. Celebrity Wax Museum

Must visit 3.5 /5

4 kms
from city center
6 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

This Wax Museum is founded by a 38 year old wax artist from Kerala, Sunil Kandaloor. It houses sculptures of Rajiv Gandhi, Benazir Bhutto, Michael Jackson, Kapil Dev Adolf Hitler, AR Rahman and many more. Image of Chhatrapati Shivaji is the highlight of the museum.

7. Amrutanjan Point

Must visit 3.5 /5

5 kms
from city center
7 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Located at the starting of Khandala Ghatsa, the Amrutanjan Point is an excellent view point from where one can get a magnificent aerial view of the town Khopoli as well as the Duke's Nose.

8. Aamby Valley

Must visit 3.5 /5

17 kms
from city center
8 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

A one of its kind, this place is known for its irreplaceable grandeur and plush signature features. The fountains of ecstasy, Sahyadri peaks and the historic Koyarigarh fort offer a spectacular view of the grand Aambey valley city.

9. Rajmachi

Must visit 3.5 /5

5 kms
from city center
9 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Rajmachi, a picturesque region consisting of two stubborn peaks namely Manoranjan and Shrivardhan. It is near Lonavala and Khandala, and offers many beautiful attractions in and around the region.

10. City Shopping

Must visit 3.3 /5

0 kms
from city center
10 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

While in Lonavala, take home the snacks the town is known for, especially the sweet and crunchy Chikki. Also get you hands on canned jams, popular in the area.

11. Karla Caves

4.2 /5 View 21+ photos

8 kms
from city center
11 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

The Karla Caves are reflection of mesmerizing beauty of the past carved and decorated with great details. The place is a paradise for history lovers and adventure buffs.

12. Lonavala - Bhimashankar Trek

Must visit 4.0 /5

39 kms
from city center
12 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Deep and dense rain forests, meadows blooming with flowers, tiny rivulets, ethnic tribal villages or long forgotten temples, the Lonavala - Bhimashankar trail has it all to offer you. This is arguably the best countryside trail, as claimed by many amateurs, and is waiting for you to explore it. The popularity of Lonavala as a hill station only adds to the appeal and makes your experience priceless.

13. Bhaja Caves

Must visit 4.2 /5 View 8+ photos

8 kms
from city center
13 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Believed to be the oldest Buddhist religious site in the county, it is declared as the national monument. The main attraction of the place are the 22 rock-cut caves which depict various sculptures , like that of a prince in a chariot, a prince seated on an elephant, among others.

14. Visapur Fort

Must visit 3.5 /5

10 kms
from city center
14 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Surrounded by a huge plateau, is a historical fort, land marking the lush green and dreamy mountains of Khandala. A 3-hour drive away from Mumbai, this one is often marked as a favorite for the monsoons.

15. Tikona fort

Must visit 4.2 /5

17 kms
from city center
15 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

A dominant hill fortress of the Pawana Maval region of the Konkan, Tikona Fort is a loved, frequented and very popular one-day trek spot of Maharashtra. The real Marathi name of the fort is Vitandgad, but it gets its more famous name from the triangular shape it is built in. With a clouded origin and dynamic history of many takeovers and recoveries, the fort stands tall along the green hillocks of Sahyadri. It still commands awe and respect with its high fortifications, large doorways, seven water tanks with clean water and a spectacular view from its topmost bastion.

16. Valvan Dam

Must visit 4.2 /5

4 kms
from city center
16 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Lush greenery and calm surroundings make up the Valvan Dam, which is a near perfect evening outing spot, near Lonavala. The Kundali River is the one which feeds the dam, and it in return supplies the water to the Khopoli Hydroelectricity Water Plant at the foothills of Sahyadri, which are the main specifications of the dam. What makes it an optimal place to visit in the evenings is the pretty garden situated at its base, making it perfect for numerous picnics.

17. Ryewood Park

3.2 /5

0 kms
from city center
17 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

The Ryewood park is located close to the Lonavala market, once a Botanical garden, it is now converted into a park. Marked by well maintained and landscaped lawns and gardens, a children park and countless old species of trees, this one makes up for an ideal picnic spot.

18. Bhairavnath Temple, Lonavala

3.2 /5

3 kms
from city center
18 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Located in Rajmachi, the temple displays architecture and design similar to that of the other Shiva temples in Konkan region. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Mahashivratri is celebrated in a much grandeur and festivity here as hundreds of devotees visit the temple to offer their prayers.

19. Lohagad Fort

3.2 /5

9 kms
from city center
19 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

This is one of many forts of Chhatrapati Shivaji, adorned with elements and styles of Maharshtrian architecture. Not only the grandeur of the structure, but the sceneries and views all around, make it another favorite of all its visitors.

20. Duke's Nose

3.2 /5

4 kms
from city center
20 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

With a rather peculiar origin to its name, this site is known for some of the widest and grandest views of the surrounding mountains, valleys and forests.

21. Scorpion's sting

3.2 /5

8 kms
from city center
21 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Shaped in form of a Scorpion's sting, this hill is an expansive area of 38 square km and is 625 meters above the sea level. Known for the various trekking expeditions it sports, one can also watch over the thick and dense forest surrounding the area, as they climb up.

22. Koregad Fort

3.2 /5

14 kms
from city center
22 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

A fort constructed on an isolated hill, at a distance of about 24km from Lonavala, tends to be the only fort atop a hill in the town. The fort has two entrance gateway with a Ganesh Temple and other small caves around.

23. Tungarli Dam

3.2 /5

2 kms
from city center
23 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

The Tungarli Dam is built alongside Tungarli lake in the region of Rajmachi. The dam helps in the irrigation facilities of the region. One can also camp alongside the lake after an adventurous trekking trip making it a soulful experience. Also enjoy the lush green surroundings on your stay here.

24. Tungarli Lake

3.2 /5

3 kms
from city center
24 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

It is great fun even for adventure enthusiasts as one can trek through the nearby areas.

25. Sausage hills

3.2 /5

9 kms
from city center
25 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Another set of hills that landmark the lush greenery and misty skies of Lonavala are the Sausage hills. With wide views of the valleys, lakes and hills around, rare species of birds and a trekking experience amidst such refreshing surroundings, this can be one of the most flattering experiences in the town.

26. Tunga Fort

3.2 /5

12 kms
from city center
26 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Another fort in the region, this one houses the Pavana Lake in its complex. At 1075m, this fort is slightly difficult to climb. To reach the site, tourists need to climb 1,200 ft area of the fort that is a steep ascent.

27. Lionês Point

2 kms
from city center
27 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Situated between Bhushi dam and Amby valley in Lonavala, Lionês Point is a popular vantage point in the city which offers spectacular panoramic vistas of the adjacent hills and the valley below. The hill top is surrounded by cascading waterfalls, lush green valleys and majestic mountains and is a famous tourist spot in the city.

28. Narayani Dham Temple

2 kms
from city center
28 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Located in Dhankawadi Lonavala, Narayani Dham Temple is dedicated to Ma Narayani. Built in 2002, the shrine is constructed in white marbles and is a popular tourist spot of the city. The magnanimous four storeyed temple also houses idols of Ganpathi, Hanuman and several other deities which are decked up with dazzling jewels and in beautiful apparels.

29. Kune Waterfalls

3 kms
from city center
29 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Kune Falls are the 14th highest waterfalls in India located in Lonavala with a total height of 200 metres. The enchanting waterfalls fall in three tiers amidst the backdrop of tantalising Sahyadris within the Lonavala-Khandala valley and makes up for an enchanting visual experience. Unfortunately, the road to the Kune Falls is under private and hence visitor entry is restricted.

30. Bungee Jumping in Lonavala

4 kms
from city center
30 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Bungee Jumping takes place in an adventure park called Della Adventures. The equipment is attached at a height of 150 ft and lasts for about 7-10 minutes. People above the age of 10, with a body weight of above 35 kgs are allowed to take the jump. The experts explain all the safety measures before the jump and most importantly after the thrilling experience that leaves you dumbfounded you even receive a certificate saying you have successfully overcome your fears:)

31. Ekvira Devi Temple

8 kms
from city center
31 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Situated near the Karla Caves in Lonavala, Ekvira Devi Temple or Ekvira Aai Temple is a Hindu temple especially revered by fisherfolk popularly called as Koli people. The shrine is located atop a tiny hill and can be reached by alighting about 200 steps. Legend has it that the temple was constructed by the Pandavas during their exile.

32. Reverse Waterfall

9 kms
from city center
32 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Lohagad Fort in Lonavala of Maharashtra might look like a normal man-made fort from the outside but it is home to a trekking path that leads to one of nature’s rarest phenomenons and some beautiful architecture. During monsoon, the water that runs off the hilltop takes a life of its own to fight against gravity and go back upwards with the help of high-pressure winds, aptly earning its name, The Reverse Waterfall

33. Wet N Joy Water Park

12 kms
from city center
33 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Wet N Joy Water Park is situated on the Old Mumbai Pune highway in Lonavala and is synonymous with fun, thrill and excitement. With a variety of joy rides, water slides, fun zones and a massive food court, the water park is a popular recreation spot both among the kids and the adults.

34. Shri Durga Parameshwari Temple

8 kms
from city center
34 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Shri Durga Parameshwari Temple is located on the NH4 Highway in Lonavala and is dedicated to Ma Durga. Built in a south indian architecture fashion, the temple is made in pure white marbles and presided by a very beautiful Durga idol.

35. Shivling Point

7 kms
from city center
35 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Shivling Point is another vantage point in Lonavala situated left to Lionês Point. The majestic mountain peak is surrounded by verdant greenery, mesmerising waterfalls and offers sweeping views of the adjacent hills. The place is a popular tourist spot and is also frequented by locals to relax and rewind amidst nature.

36. Kaivalyadhama Ashram

2 kms
from city center
36 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Kaivalyadhama Ashram is a combination of Healthcare, Yogic educational institute and naturopathy in a single place. The ashram has the College of Yoga and Cultural Synthesis which is an amalgamation of the modern day education system with the traditional yogic sciences. The Ashram was established in 1924 by Swami Kuvalayananda for his scientific research in the yogic arts. Swami Kuvalayananda was also well known as The Yoga Scientist for his research. His works were published in a quarterly known as the Yoga Mimamsa which is continued by the ashram.

37. Aundoli

6 kms
from city center
37 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

The campsite of Aundoli is a perfect way to take a break from the monotony of the city and embark on an unforgettable camping experience amidst bounteous nature, rich wildlife and towering mountains in the backdrop. Sprawling over a vast area of 3.5 acres of land, Aundoli is a ideal getaway spot popular among honeymooners, backpackers, adventure enthusiasts, friends and family alike.

38. Della Adventure Park

4 kms
from city center
38 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Della Adventure Park is a fun amusement cum waterpark based in Lonavala. Boasting of a plethora of activities including Aqua Zorb, swoop swing, flying fox, rappelling, paintball, buggy ride, bull ride, land zorbing etc, the park also has a nightlife club and several restaurants both for fine dine and binge eating.

39. Lonavala Waterfalls

1 kms
from city center
39 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Lonavala Waterfall is situated a little high up on the Bushi Dam near the Lonavala Railway Station. The waterfalls is a popular picnic spot in the area and has a number of small eateries and food stalls selling knick-knacks.

40. Kataldhar Waterfall

7 kms
from city center
40 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Kataldhar Waterfalls is situated around 6 kms from Lonavala and is one of the most stunning waterfalls in the region. It is slightly unpopular and not known by many because it is hidden from view and can only be reached through a trek in the valley.

41. Ghangad

23 kms
from city center
41 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Ghangad is a magnificent fortress situated 30 kms from Lonavala. The fort boasts of being atleast 300 years old and was recently restored by the Shivaji Trail group. It is believed that the fort was originally used to confine prisoners and keep a watch on the trade route between Pune and Konkan.

42. Manoranjan Fort

9 kms
from city center
42 out of 43
places to visit in Lonavala

Manranjan Fort or Manoranjan Fort or Manranjan Balekilla is one of the fortifications in the continuity of the Rajmachi fort. Situated at an elevation of 2700 feet above the sea level in the Sahyadris, the fort is in a crumbled state slightly but still stands strong and sturdy. It is flocked by a large number of trekkers and adventure enthusiasts all through the year.

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