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Khandala Travel Guide

Situated at an altitude of about 625 meters at the edge of the magnificent Sahyadris, Khandala is quite a tempting location for ......

Khandala is one of the beautiful hill stations situated in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. Situated at an altitude of about 625 meters at the edge of the magnificent Sahyadris, Khandala is quite a tempting location for rock climbing. Khandala is situated at a distance of about 3 km from Lonavala and about 7 km from Karjat. Khandala has scenic grassy hills, enchanting valleys and beautiful lakes. During the monsoon season, the natural beauty of the region gets accentuated and the place appears as a natural paradise. Khandala is a beautiful hill station that offers picturesque view of the landscape, meandering waterways and sparkling lakes.

This hill station has seen the rise and the fall of several kingdoms like the Marathas, Peshwas and even the colonial power of European countries. The Duke’s Nose peak and the Karla hills are the two most popular destinations for rock climbing. There are various ranges of accommodation facilities that provide comfort and luxury to the visitors. From exquisite cuisine to the fast food varieties, every type of food is available in the market that provides the tourists with an experience of different aspects of this kaleidoscopic location. All this information is available in the Khandala travel guide.

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How to Reach Khandala
A small hill station in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, Khandala is an enchanting location for adventure activities, photography and weekend trips. Salubrious climate and heavy rain accompanied by drop in temperature during monsoon turn Khandala all the more captivating. Owing to its easy accessibility from Mumbai and Pune, more and more tourists have started flocking in. Rajmachi Fort, Duke's Nose and Karla and Bhaja Cave are some must visit attractions here.
How to Reach Khandala by Air
Khandala does not have its own airport. Lohegaon Airport in Pune is its nearest airport. Almost all major domestic airlines connect Pune with important Indian cities. One can board a flight till Pune from anywhere in India and then hire a local cab or bus to reach Khandala. Mumbai International Airport is the other nearest airport to Khandala.
How to Reach Khandala by Road
Khandala can be reached via Mumbai-Pune Expressway and NH 4. Roads to Khandala is well maintained and ensures a comfortable drive. Apart from drive, Maharashtra State Transport has regular bus service to and from Khandala. Various luxury and non-luxury buses are also run by private operators in this route.
How to Reach Khandala by Rail
Khandala has its own station and quite a number of south bound trains from Mumbai halt here. Lonavala is another nearest station to Khandala which is connected by regular train service from Mumbai and Pune. From there passengers can hire local buses or taxis to reach Khandala.

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Any hotel near lakeside?


Ankita Popli

no idea. bt the dukes hs amazing view

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What is the temperature in Khandala?

Any review about greengate resort ?

Any feedback on lagoona resort?



Not been there

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Hotel Lalit Inn is How far from khandala station?


Ashu Yadav

Hey Axat, The hotel is approx 2 km from railway station.

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Aqua imagica and malpani waterpark Lonavla which one is good?


Ritesh kolte

If I cancel, where will my money be returned to?


Sumeet Solanki

Is there any bungalow in Khandala????

Between lalit invand zara's, which is better, considering the price also?


Sumeet Solanki

go for zaras

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Any family resort in Khandala for 11 adults?



kumar resort is the good option its location is perfect so u can explore lonavala and khandala easily

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