- A super trip to Lonavala, the Jewel of the Sahyadri
Misty tourism in Lonavala! “We travel not to escape from life but for life not to escape us.”
Lonavala is a most-loved tourist hill station situated close to Pune and Mumbai. Lonavala is a green paradise down on earth which is good to be visited during monsoons. The place has many waterfalls, lakes, and hills. Lonavala is a favorite thrilling destination, especially for hikers and trekkers. It is a part of Sahyadri hills, which propounds an alluring and bewildering experience of you being right there in the green lap of the most gifted region of mother nature. Lonavala is totally surrounded by dense forests, waterfalls, and dams alongside lakes. A passionate admirer of nature must visit this nature blessed place on the earth and will have a soul-soothing weekend at Lonavala.
Attractive Places to be visited in Lonavala
TIGER’S LEAP: Tiger’s leap is a place which is named after the resemblance of the shape of a tiger leaping into the valley. Tiger’s leap is located around 8 km away from Lonavala and is known as the major tourist attraction. It provides a majestic view of the hills and the Western Ghats. Yet another attractive and fascinating thing is the echo point. But you should be cautious of the hilltop and should enjoy the safe spot to view the spell-bounded atmosphere.
BUSHI DAM: Bushi dam is a masonry dam on Indrayani river. It serves with an elated view during the monsoons which is the ideal time for you to visit the attraction. Imagine you were walking on the greeny steps overflowing with clear water. Nature is too much for us to bless with its abundant blessings. This literal view of nature makes people throng in numbers to visit at the weekends. This bewitching place is usually crowded which will make a solo traveler stand alone in a spot. Swimming is prohibited in the place, however, you can enjoy the merriment of water flowing steps.
IMAGICA: Adlabs Imagica was opened in April 2013, which is one of the most popular theme parks and it is worth stopping at the place. The theme park is divided into three entertainment zones such as Theme Park, Snow Park and Water Park with a surfeit of entertainment options that include live shows, roller coasters, water parks, themed entertainment shows, and even a refreshing water park.
RAJMACHI FORT: How about you being amidst the greenery fort and viewing the whole natural view of falls and hills with misty clouds? It is located at a distance of 15 kilometers from the hill stations of Khandala and Lonavala. The Rajamachi Fort is otherwise known as ‘Bale Killa’ which is constructed on the top of the Shrivardhan Peak at the height of about 3000 feet to keep an eye on the activities of Konkan Area and present days, it provides an amazing view to the visitors. It is one of the historical forts situated on Sahyadri mountain. Most of the trekking souls will find it tremendous for muddy and thrilling trekking.
CELEBRITY WAX MUSEUM: This particular wax museum is founded by an intellectual artist from Kerala, Sunil Kandaloor. It is occupied by sculptures of great souls of the world such as Rajiv Gandhi, Benazir Bhutto, Michael Jackson, Kapil Dev, Adolf Hitler, AR Rahman, and many other great souls. Particularly, the image of Chatrapati Shivaji is the highlight of the museum.
Nature lovers must visit this misty filled Lonavala at least once in their lifetime!