Khandala Tourism

Embellished between the towering mountains and deep valleys of the Bhor Ghat(valley)in Western Maharashtra is the tiny hill station of Khandala. It is a small town but is verypopular with people from around the area and neighboring cities who come to this place for some peace and tranquility. Khandala does not figure prominently in history books but the area in and around has seen conquests and change in power from the time ofShivaji to the British.

Essential travel information and Khandala tips for your visit

  • Carry a rainy-wear if visiting in monsoon.
  • The weather gets chilly in the evenings; always pack warm clothing.
  • During peak tourist season, the hotel are jam-packed and pre-booking is recommended.
  • If hiring a taxi to get around, make sure you negotiate the prices before the journey. The expenses of fuel, toll prices and charges for the driver are sometimes computed separately.
  • If hiring a taxi or a car for the entire day, the food expense of the travel is also to be paid by the passenger.
  • Guided tours from Mumbai and Pune are available.
  • Know the pollution level of Khandala before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.33 (Low)
  • How safe is Khandala for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Khandala.

    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Safety Index 82.35 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 71.48 (High)
    • Pollution Index 65.95 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.44 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Khandala

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 49.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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