Lonar Lake Expedition: Exploring a Unique Meteorite Crater Lake
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Product Code : AGORA279
Join us on a private guided day excursion from Aurangabad to Lonar Lake, a fascinating natural wonder that is the only meteorite crater lake in India. Discover the geological and ecological significance of this ancient crater formed over 50,000 years ago, and explore the surrounding landscape teeming with flora and fauna. Learn about the legends and scientific theories associated with Lonar Lake, and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of this mystical place.
8:00 AM: Your knowledgeable tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Aurangabad.
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Drive to Lonar Lake, located approximately 122 km from Aurangabad. During the drive, your guide will provide you with insights into the geological history and ecological significance of Lonar Lake, which is believed to have been formed by a meteorite impact around 50,000 years ago. Enjoy the scenic countryside as you make your way to this unique destination.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Arrive at Lonar Lake and start exploring the crater and its surroundings. As you approach the lake, you'll be amazed by its distinctive features, including the circular shape, steep walls, and turquoise blue waters. Walk along the crater rim and take in panoramic views of the lake and the surrounding landscape. Your guide will share interesting facts about the geological features, biodiversity, and cultural significance of Lonar Lake, including its importance as a sacred site for Hindus
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Lunch break at a local restaurant (meal not included in tour cost) where you can enjoy local cuisine and flavors.
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Continue your exploration of Lonar Lake and its surroundings. Descend into the crater and walk along the shores of the lake, observing the diverse flora and fauna that thrive in this unique ecosystem. Keep an eye out for migratory birds, reptiles, and other wildlife that make Lonar Lake their home. Visit nearby temples, caves, and other points of interest, such as the Daitya Sudan Temple and the Gomukh Temple, known for their architectural beauty and cultural significance. Your guide will share fascinating stories and legends associated with Lonar Lake, including its mention in ancient scriptures and folklore.
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM: Drive back to Aurangabad, enjoying the scenic journey through the picturesque countryside. Reflect on the day's experiences and marvel at the natural wonders you've encountered.
7:30 PM: Return to Aurangabad and drop-off at your hotel.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.