Lonavala Hill Station Tiger Hill Maharashtra & Best Time to Reach

Lonavala Hill Station Tiger Hill Maharashtra & Best Time to Reach

Lonavala is a well-known hill station that is located 24,07ft above the sea. It's a wonderful escape from the bustle of urban life. The best time to travel to Hill Station is during the winter months. There are resorts too within the Lonavala Hill Station. There's even a Tiger hill.

 

Lonavala Hill Station

Hill station is located in The Pune district, which is located 64km away from Pune. It is well-known for the production of chikki which is a hard sweet. It is a place with a mild climate, caves that date back to the past and forts from the past, stunning elegance, and gorgeous lakes. Lonavala hills are considered to be one of India's top destinations to explore.

The majority of visitors are young, famous honeymooners, etc. Lonavala is known as "the "Jewel of Sahyadri" or the "city of caves" in the Sahyadri hills.

It also has stunning spots such as natural wonders, religious places, and other attractions. The hill's name comes from Leni meaning Prakrit in Arabic, and the word avail also refers to the Prakrit series.

 




History of Lonavala

Present Lonavala hills were part of the Yadava Dynasty. Later, the Mughals Dynasty understood the strategic significance of the area and occupied the area for a long time.

The forts of the past on the hill, as well as those of the Mavala warriors, played a crucial part within the Maratha empire as well as Peshwas. In 1811 the Lonavala, as well as Khandala hilltops, were discovered by Lord Elphinstone. He was the governor of Bombay's presidency at the time.

 

Tourist Attractions

Lonavala Hill station is a popular tourist destination that has natural beauty. The most popular attractions include:

  • Bushi Dam
  • Rajmachi Fort
  • Lonavala Lake
  • Shrivardhan Fort
  • Tikona Fort
  • Ryewood Park
  • Visapur Fort
  • Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bhairavnath Temple

 

Hill Stations close to Lonavala

The most affluent mountain stations of Lonavala include:

  • Rajmachi
  • Raigarh
  • Matheran
  • Amboli
  • Lavasa
  • Panchgani
  • Malshej Ghat
  • Mahabaleshwar
  • Bhandardara
  • Igatpuri

Resorts Near Lonavala Hill Station

A few Of those hotels in Lonavala with views of the hills include:

Best 5-Star Resorts

  • Della Resort
  • The Machan Resort
  • Fariyas Resort
  • Rhythm Lonavala
  • Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat
  • Sterling Lonavala

Best 4 Star Resorts

  • The Dukes Retreat
  • The Lagoona Resort
  • Picaddle Resorts

3 Star Resorts

  • Cloud 9 Hills Resort
  • Upper Deck Resort
  • Serenity Resort
  • Avion Holiday Resort
  • Kumar Resort
  • Krushnai Resort
  • Mystica Resort
  • Treasure Island Resort
  • Misty Meadows Resorts
  • Krisna Resort
  • Swarg Resort

Lonavala Tiger Hill

The Lonavala Tiger Hill is situated 12km far from the Railway station and 12km far from Tung Fort. The area is popularly known as Tigers Leap also known as Tigers point. It is breathtaking views of Kurvande.

Lonavala Tiger Hill, known as Waghdari is a clifftop that has a sheer drop of more than 700m, offering a wide panorama of the surrounding hills.

The name was given because the hill is shaped like the silhouette of a tiger leaping. Also, there is a tiny waterfall in the vicinity of the viewpoint that is flowing at the mansion throughout the year. Lonavala Tiger hill point is the perfect spot to relax and rafting, trek, etc.

Best Time to Reach Lonavala Hill Station

The best time to travel to Lonavala is in summer as the weather is comfortable. Tourists can also visit Lonavala in the summer.

How to Reach

by Air The closest airport is Lonavala located in Pune.

Rail The main stations are accessible while traveling through Mumbai.

Road There are regular buses to the cities in Maharashtra.