Khandala is one of the hill stations in Maharashtra that has attracted many tourists. It is very well connected to the cities of Pune and Mumbai. There are many beautiful caves, mountains and waterfalls that when mixed with the greenery of the hill station is one vista that anyone cannot afford to miss.
Best Time To Visit Khandala
Anyhow one can visit Khandala any time of the year, the time when it remains crowded with travellers is between October and April.
Top Attractions Around Khandala Hill station:
- Tiger’s Leap
- Visapur Fort
- Lohagad Fort
- Bedsa caves
- Duke’s Nose
- Lion’s Point
- Rajmachi Fort
- Shooting Point
- Shrivardhan Fort
- Manoranjan Fort
- Kune Waterfalls
- Reversing Station
Places Around Khandala hill station
Nature’s Lure – Tiger’s leap – A famous tourist spot allowing stupendous sights, it is located at an altitude of 640mts.
Amruntanjan Point – This point placed in the starting of Khandala Ghat, the point provides superb views of the spots close by. It is enclosed by the emerald beauty and also serves as one of the best picnic spots.
Reversing Station – Offering splendid views of the beautiful surroundings now was a long time ago referred to the railway department.
Bhushi Lake – An pleasant place for all those who want to relax in the lap of nature, the lake has peaceful surroundings and pleasant climate to offer to its visitors.
Duke’s Nose – This place is named after Duke Wellington whose pointed nose this cliff resembles. It also appears like a hood of a snake, which is why it is also called as “Nagfani” (Hood of Snake). This point can be approached from Kurwande Village and INS Shivaji. Viewing the nature’s beauty here is an unforgettable experience.
Shivaji Park – Earlier this ground was known as a playground which was converted into a garden in 1956. In this park, there is a statue of Shri Shivaji Maharaj. Many people visit this park daily as it is located near the city.
Lohagad Darshan – Lohagad darshan is a small garden located in Bhangarwad. There are a number of toys for children’s to play. Moreover, there is also a big statue of Savarkar present here.
Karla and Bhaja Cave – One of the highly visited tourist attractions in Khandala, it draws the attention of the folks with its superb antiquity and exquisiteness.
Lonavala – Perched at an altitude of 625m in Pune district in Maharashtra, the town has attained eminence due to its clean ambience and pleasant climate.
Facts about Khandala
Famous as: Hill Station
Languages: Marathi, Hindi and English
Best Season: All through the year
Weather: Summer 22 to 40°C, Winter 12 to 33°C
Altitude: 635 m
Pin code: 412802
STD code: 2167
Restaurants in Khandala
- Rama Krishna
- Duchess Restaurant
- Hotel Royal Park Restaurant
- High Point Bar & Restaurant
- Broccoli – Veg Multi Cuisine Restaurant