Lonavala is a perfect abode for vacationers. Nearest tourist attractions include:
Located 10 km away from Lonavala, the Rajmachi Fort has deep valleys on three sides
with dense jungles on the fourth. Shrivardhan and Manoranjan are two small forts
located close to this historical monument.
Valvan Dam has a garden at its foot, and is a popular evening spot 2 km from Lonavala.
Karla and Bhaja caves are kind of sister caves, as in most tourists visit both of
them in a single day as they are less than 10 kms apart. Karla caves are also of
Buddhist origin and look similar to the excavations at Bhaja.
Lonavala Lake is located in the outskirts, 1.6 km away from the town. It is popularly
known as the monsoon lake, as this lake is filled with water during the monsoon
months and dries up during the winter season. Different species of birds and fauna
can be spotted along the banks of the lake. Additionally, visitors come here for
enjoying holidays & excursions, swimming, angling and nature viewing.
The most famous spot in Lonavala is Bhushi Dam which is located a few kilometers
away from Lonavala Railway Station. The terrain and the water make for a fun combination
and this is why Bhushi dam gets jam-packed on weekends as well as during the holidays.
Tungarli Dam built across the Tungarli Lake is a famous weekend picnic spot nearby
India's First wax museum situated at Mumbai Pune National Highway NH-4.