Explore Khandala: A Paradise within Reach

Khandala is one of the hottest weekend destinations near Mumbai. It is a small scenic town located in the surroundings of Mumbai and Pune. The most fun mode to get there is a road trip since it is just an hour’s drive from Pune, 2 and half hour ride from Mumbai and just 10 minutes away from Lonavala!

The grassy hills, the breathtaking views, the lustrous valleys, and the cascading waterfalls are sure to make you fall in love with it and give you the needed break from the city’s hustle-bustle.

Here are some places to visit in Khandala –

view of a garden with trees all around

Ryewood Park

The park showcases numerous varieties of beautiful tall trees, which are believed to be decades old. If you are a nature lover, then you should definitely have this place in your must-visit list.

the exterior of stone-made caves

Karla and Bhaja Cave

They are historical rock-cut caves, situated at a distance of 16 kms from Khandala. Karla Caves are ancient Buddhist caves. Bhaja Caves are similar to Karla Caves but are on a much smaller scale. Make sure to visit them to witness their exquisiteness.

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Shooting Point

It’s famous for the ‘n’ number of Bollywood films shot here, where it gets its name ‘Shooting point’ from. You can even get an awesome view of the famous Rajmachi Fort from here.

a panoramic view of a hill during night time

Duke’s Nose

It’s a favourite spot for trekkers as its peculiar peak makes suitable trail for trekking.