10 Things to Do in Khandala That You Shouldn't Miss

Khandala is one of the twin hill stations located near to each other, the other being Lonavala. These hill stations are very popular getaway spots for people from Mumbai and Pune, which are very well-linked with Lonavala by road and rail. Monsoons are the best time to visit Lonavala/Khandala.

1. Lohagad Fort

Lohagad Trek Rd, Khandala, Lonavala 410406, India Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
Excellent
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Good
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Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 529 reviews

Lohagad Fort

Reviewed By Sindhu17 - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

A must do!

Excellent trek up to an amazing fort with water bodies, remnants of old cannons, etc. The steps are not difficult and the lassi on the way helps keep one hydrated. But suggest everyone carries a bottle of water. The view from the fort is breathtaking and

2. Pavana Lake

Thakursai - Ajivali Road, Thakursai, Pawana Nagar, Tal Maval, Dist Pune, Khandala, Lonavala 410406, India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
42%
Good
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Satisfactory
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Poor
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4 based on 503 reviews

Pavana Lake

Reviewed By merlin a - Levin, New ZealandLevin, New Zealand

something of a surprise

After the flat dusty plains it comes as a surprise to see hills, and then a massive lake.During the period before monsoon, the water level has lowered considerably and everything is dry and dusty, but it still is a lovely place to spend time. However I'd

3. Bhaja Caves

Bhaje Caves Road, Khandala, Lonavala 412106, India Nature & Parks, Caverns & Caves
Excellent
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4 based on 248 reviews

Bhaja Caves

Reviewed By RSN2011 - Bangkok, ThailandBangkok, Thailand

Wonder the architecture of Jains

travel down the history at the same time get a view of the Ghats. Well maintained and guarded. A small hike is needed

4. Mountain Top Camping

| at-Pavanalake,near Lonavala,Tal-Maval,Dist-Pune, Khandala, Lonavala 410401, India Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
Excellent
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Good
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Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 125 reviews

Mountain Top Camping

Fort Rajmachi is a very popular destination for Trekkers and Nature Lovers. Mountain Top Camping at Rajmachi has a Camping Site (named as GO. NEE. DA. WADI), close to village Udhewadi on the plateau of Fort Rajmachi. GO. NEE. DA. WADI is in fact a Botanic Park developed by an NGO. There are 2 dormitories in GO. NEE. DA. WADI for camping in peaceful natural surroundings. There are ample open spaces for pitching Tents for those who love Tent Camping. Mountain Top Camping provide tasty homely food to campers. Transport from Lonavala to Rajmachi and return is also arranged on specific request.

Reviewed By Lalbahadur - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

beautiful monsoon trek

A very famous and must visit of lonavala. Need to trek to reach on top. Approx 10-12 kms drive from lonavala main market area. This fort provides a mesmerizing view, specially in monsoon season. Need a good time, so better plan according to it.

5. Tiger's Leap

Khandala, Lonavala, India Sights & Landmarks, Lookouts
Excellent
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4 based on 128 reviews

Tiger's Leap

Reviewed By Sneha65 - Indore, IndiaIndore, India

Good at height

This point is at height and view from here is awesome. Best time to go early morning in winter and summer. Rainy season you can go anytime.

6. Kune Waterfalls

Lonavala-Khandala Valley, Khandala, Lonavala, India Nature & Parks, Waterfalls
Excellent
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4 based on 75 reviews

Kune Waterfalls

Reviewed By KhyatiK15 - Vapi, IndiaVapi, India

Secenic

This lovely waterfall is not much crowded plus not much visited but it's beautiful.. nature lovers would love to visit this place..

7. Nagphani (Duke's Nose)

Kurawande, Lonavala, Khandala, Lonavala, India Nature & Parks, Geologic Formations
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4.5 based on 59 reviews

Nagphani (Duke's Nose)

Reviewed By Manasvi K - Moorhead, Minnesota, United StatesMoorhead, Minnesota, United States

Can’t take car all the way to the access point

The road leading up to the hiking trail is not constructed well. Definitely can’t take car down the road. Will have to walk thirty minutes to reach the trail (which is fine if hiking is what you are interested in). We went there only for tourism purposes

8. Shooting Point

St Mary's Villa Road, Khandala, Lonavala, India Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
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4 based on 77 reviews

Shooting Point

Reviewed By kvs05 - Ahmedabad, IndiaAhmedabad, India

A view point

A point from where you can have nice view of khandala. You can visit it in monsoon for difference experience.

9. Reversing Station

Hill Station, Khopoli Town | Outside Tunnel No. 26, Khandala, Lonavala, India Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
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Satisfactory
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4 based on 52 reviews

Reversing Station

Reviewed By 142dipenp - Rajkot, IndiaRajkot, India

Express way and raliway in single frame

Well this is one of the place in Khandala where you find all mode of transportation in a single spot ...train track..state highway and Mumbai Pune express way....really good to see this place during the monsoons... because nature at this location is perfe

10. Rajmachi Garden

Mumbai - Pune Expy, Tiger Valley, Khandala, Lonavala 410302, India Nature & Parks, Gardens
Excellent
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3.5 based on 102 reviews

Rajmachi Garden

Reviewed By ankitsaxena90 - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Nice view

This place has got amazing views of the hills with the highway running. It is the most scenic point of Khandala. The view of the express way from top is wonderful.

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