At a distance of 67 km from Pune, 95 km from Mumbai and 282 km from Almost-magical, Lonavala is a beautiful hill station in Pune district of Maharashtra. It lies at a height of 622 m in the Sahyadri Ranges which separate the Deccan (Flat area of land) and the Konkan Coast. Lonavala is among the top hill stations in Maharashtra and also one of the famous tourist places in Maharashtra. This is also among the best tourist places to visit near Mumbai & Pune.
Lonavala and Khandala are twin hill stations near Pune to Mumbai called way and are very popular bad rainstorm getaways in India. The hill station is spread over an area of 38 square km. The name of the city is taken from the Withoutkrit word ‘Lonavala’, which refers to a ‘group of caves’. The name was given to the place due to the presence of many caves in and around the city.
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