Best Things To Do in Khandala, India

During monsoon, Khandal becomes the most popular weekend getaway destination for the people living in Pune, Mumbai and other nearby cities. The pleasent weather, greenery and few activities like trekking during monsoon season in Khandala are the best thing to experience the natural beauty. And for the same reason people rush towards this beautiful place. Since Khandala is not too far from Pune or Mumbai, people prefer to drive bike to reach there. With some road trip precautions, you can have some real fun during monsoon in Khandala. Few spots to experience the city during rainy season are:

  • The Duke's Nose - popular for rock climbing
  • Karla Hills - popular for rock climbing
  • Rajmachi Fort - popular for trekking
  • Lohagadh Fort
  • Bedsa Caves
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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Khandala, India

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  1. Pavana Lake

    # 1 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala | Added 3039 times in trip plans
    Pavana Lake

    Tags: Tourist Center, Lake, Boating, Picnic Spot

    Address: Near Lonavala, Khandala, Lonavala, India 410301

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is an artificial lake built on the Pavana River. Located en-route Lohagad, Pavana is perfect for a short trip from Lonavala and Khandala. Ideal for a family picnic, Pavana Lake has great ambience...Read more

  2. Bhushi Lake

    # 2 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala | Added 2835 times in trip plans
    Bhushi Lake

    Tags: Tourist Center, Lake, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: 5 Km From Lonavala, Khandala, Lonavala, India 410301

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A popular picnic spot, a direct bus from both Lonavala and Khandala will take you to Bhushi Lake. The Bhushi dam, the little waterfall and greenery is beautiful and brightens up even more in the monso...Read more

  3. Lohagad Fort

    # 3 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala | Added 1473 times in trip plans
    Lohagad Fort

    Tags: Hiking Trail, Tourist Center, Adventure, Fort

    Address:  Lohagad Trek Rd, Pune, Maharashtra 410406

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Lohagad Fort is a perfect monsoon destination to visit. Just 7 kilometres towards south on Malavali station on the Pune-Mumbai railway line, this impressive fort lies on the Sahyadri mountain ranges t...Read more

  4. Bhaja Caves

    # 4 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala | Added 1202 times in trip plans
    Bhaja Caves

    Tags: Art And Culture, Cave, Historical Site, Tourist Center

    Address: Baje Caves road, Near Bhaja Village, Maval District, Pune, Maharashtra 412106

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Dating back to around 200 BC, these caves are protected by the archaeological survey of India. A 3 kilometre off-road from the main Khandala road will take you to Bhaja caves. Out of the 18 caves, 10 ...Read more

  5. Rajamachi Park

    # 5 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala | Added 1027 times in trip plans
    Rajamachi Park

    Tags: Cave, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Picnic Spot

    Address: Tungarli Lake | 6.5 Km from Lonavala, Khandala, Lonavala, India 410301

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located at an elevation of 2710 feet above the sea level, the Rajmachi Fort offers spell-bounding views of Sahyadri Mountains and Shirota Dam. The base to reach the fort is the Udhewadi village which ...Read more

  6. Shooting Point

    # 6 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala | Added 1215 times in trip plans
    Shooting Point

    Tags: View Point, Tourist Center, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: St Mary's Villa Road, Khandala, Lonavala, India 410301

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Frequented by tourists to catch the glimpse of the panoramic view of Rajmachi fort and the verdant valley, the shooting point is located in the town of Khandala in the Bazaar peth. Also, this point is...Read more

  7. Duke's Nose

    # 7 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala | Added 808 times in trip plans
    Duke's Nose

    Tags: Hiking Trail, Tourist Center, Adventure

    Address: Chavani, Maharashtra 410402

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Also known as Cobra’s hood, this attraction is located at a distance of 12 kilometres from Lonavala on the highway towards Mumbai. Resembling the pointed hood of the snake, the top of the cliff ...Read more

  8. Kune Waterfalls

    # 8 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala | Added 1205 times in trip plans
    Kune Waterfalls

    Tags: Waterfall, Entertainment, Tourist Center, Picnic Spot

    Address: Khandala, Lonavala, Pune, Maharashtra, India 410301

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Located centrally within Lonavala Khandala valley, this is a scenic three-tiered waterfall with a total height of 200 metres. It is also the 14th highest waterfall in India and is separated into 2 sec...Read more

  9. Rajmachi Point

    # 9 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala | Added 268 times in trip plans
    Rajmachi Point

    Address: Khandala, Maharashtra

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Also called Rock Garden, the Rajmachi Point is a popular tourist spot.The crystal like waterfall and the surrounding view of the Rajmachi Fort and sweepingviews of the mountains and small villages dot...Read more

  10. Mount View Resort

    # 10 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala
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    Address: Vinegaon, Taluka Khalapur, DIst. Raigad,, Khandala 410206, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    There are very few clubs or pubs in Khandala and these are restricted to the luxury hotels like Dukes Retreat, Fariyas at Lonavala, Mount View Resort, etc that dot this small hill town.

  11. Velvett Country Resort

    # 11 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala | Added 1 time in trip plans
    Velvett Country Resort

    Tags: Resort

    Address: S. No 44, 45/2, Plot 13A, 14, Vikas Valley, Khandala, Lonavala, Maharashtra 410301

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Looking for a tranquil and serene place where you can escape from the hubbub of city life and spend a relaxing vacation? The Velvet County resort, surrounded by lush landscape would prove to be an ide...Read more

  12. Kaivalyadhama Yoga Centre

    # 12 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala
    Kaivalyadhama Yoga Centre

    Tags: Yoga Centre

    Address: Swami Kuvalyananda Marg, Parsi Colony, Lonavala, Maharashtra 410403

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Kaivalyadhama follows and teaches the Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali. Patanjali laid the foundation of traditional yoga. They have a capacity to accommodate 100 individuals. They have a lot of treatments ...Read more

  13. The Dukes Retreat

    # 13 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala | Added 266 times in trip plans
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    Address: Mumbai Pune Expressway, Khandala, MH

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Dukes Retreat, Velvet Country Resort & HealingCentre, Fariyas, Mount View Resort, etc are luxurious hotels for the wealthy visitor.

  14. Fariyas

    # 14 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala
    Fariyas

    Address: P. O. Box No 8, Frichley Hills, Near RPTS, New Tugarli road,Off Mumbai-Pune Highway, New Tungarli Road, Maharashtra,410401

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    There are very few clubs or pubs in Khandala and these are restricted to the luxury hotels like Dukes Retreat, Fariyas at Lonavala, Mount View Resort, etc that dot this small hill town.

  15. Dukes Retreat

    # 15 of 18 Things To Do in Khandala
    Dukes Retreat

    Address: Mumbai Pune Expressway, Khandala, MH

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    There are very few clubs or pubs in Khandala and these are restricted to the luxury hotels like Dukes Retreat, Fariyas at Lonavala, Mount View Resort, etc that dot this small hill town.

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