Encompassed with green valleys located in the Sahyadri range of the Western Ghats and close to Pune and Mumbai lies the hill station of Lonavala. Lonavala with Lonavala tour package is a destination ideal for trekking, camping, and even adventure sports. A must-visit for nature lovers and honeymooners because of the waterfalls, dense forests, and a dam near the lakes. It is one of the twin hill stations of Khandala, which can be visited together. Tourist attractions in Lonavala are Bhaja caves, Bushi dam, Rajmachi fort, Karla caves, and Ryewood lake. Tiger’s Leap viewpoint has an unusual name because it resembles the shape of a tiger, is located eight kilometers away from Lonavala, and is a clifftop with a beautiful view of the Western Ghats. Adlabs Imagica is the most famous entertainment theme park, which is divided into three zones Theme Park, Snow Park, Water Park, and an array of entertaining activities. Lonavala lake is situated on the periphery of Lonavala and is fed by the Indrayani river. It is popularly known as the monsoon lake and is a famous picnic spot with activities like bird watching and swimming. Hop on Jalesh Cruise and enjoy this extraordinary cruise from the Glitz and Glamour of Mumbai to the calm and lush green Lonavala.
Mumbai -Lonavala-Mumbai Lonavala Package for four nights and five days:
Day 1: Mumbai to Lonavala
Guests can board the cruise from 11 am to 2 pm. On board, passengers can enjoy the cruise liner from the inside before it sets sail from Mumbai port. As the evening approaches, it’s time to enjoy a performance at the Broadway show and later head towards dinner at any of the restaurants. There are many entertainment activities waiting for you, like playing a hand at the casino or dancing with a live band playing in one of the bars. Dance your night away on the cruise as the DJ plays some favorite tunes. Take a good night’s sleep in your comfortable cabins.
Day two of the Lonavala Trip Package is well spent at sea. After a scrumptious breakfast, you can enroll yourself in dance classes or enjoy a cooking demonstration by gourmet chefs on the cruise. Keep up with a healthy way of living as you visit the Fitness center. Unwind at the spa or simply enjoy sunbathing on the deck by the pool. The setting sun is a treat to watch as the sun takes a dip at the horizon, and the passengers enjoy many entertaining avenues like the casino or dance at the club. And enjoy performances by international artists before you call it a day and have an overnight sleep on the cruise.
Welcome the morning sun aboard and enjoy a lip-smacking breakfast as the cruise liner drops the anchor and reaches Lonavala. On arrival, it’s time to check in at the hotel.
On Day 4, you get to enjoy your on-the-land excursion as you go sightseeing in Lonavala, and if you have some time left, you can also visit the twin hill station of Khandala. The main highlights of the sightseeing in Lonavala are:
Bushi Dam-It is a masonry dam on the Indrayani river in Lonavala and is also a famous tourist attraction that is best enjoyed during the monsoons as the water in the dam overflows and creates a waterfall.
Tiger’s Leap-Tiger’s Leap is a prime tourist spot with a height of 650 meters above sea level. This vantage point is called so because it resembles a tiger about to take a leap in the valley. The place is a paradise for adventure seekers who enjoy trekking and hiking. It is an echo point with a flowing stream as it offers a stunning view of the valley, and you can also enjoy a picnic lunch here.
Bhaja Caves- Bhaja Caves are rock-cut caves that are detonated as national monuments as they belong to the second century, also making them the oldest caves in India. The Buddhist engravings in these caves date back to the Hinayana phase of Buddhism. Caves are made up of Viharas and Chaityas with a waterfall nearby. To reach the caves from Bhaja Village, you can take a zig-zag trail.
Karla Caves- Near the Bhaja Caves lie the Karla Caves, with the largest and most well-preserved Hinayana Buddhist Chaitya. These rock-cut caves have inscriptions, stupas, pillars, and a thirty-seven-pillar aisle which is two-thousand-year-old.
Duke’s Nose-This beauty of Lonavala Tour Packages is a vantage point that was named after the Duke of Wellington, resembling the Duke’s nose. It is also called Nagphani, as it is shaped like a hood of a snake. On the top lies the Mahadev Temple which is in reverence to Lord Shiva.
Lohagad Fort -Lohagad Fort, or the Iron fort, is an architectural wonder built by Marathas. It is considered impregnable as it stands tall at 1050 meters above sea level.
You return back after a full day of enjoyment on the cruise liner. The tour ends after breakfast as soon as you reach Mumbai port. After collecting all your valuables and unforgettable memories, it’s time to fly back home.
This is a guest post written by Mike Smith.