Lonavala & Khandala Hills & Caves
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Product Code : AGORA299
On this Lonavala and Khandala Hills and Caves package tour enjoy mesmerizing glimpses of Lonavla & Khandala and visit some prominent spots of the location. Visit the Karla Caves & the Bhaja Caves the ancient Buddhist shrines carved out of the rock. Explore the Lohagad an ancient fort that rises to an elevation of 1,033m above sea level. Private transport from Mumbai will remain on disposal at your services during the trip. We provide local English-speaking guide during sightseeing visit to Cave & Fort.
Day 1: Mumbai - Lonavala / Khandala (85kms/ 2hrs approx)
Pick up from your Mumbai city hotel or airport and drive to Lonavala / Khandala. Check in at hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax and explore the surrounding nature. Overnight at hotel.
Lonavala - a part of the Sahyadri hills, offers an alluring and bewitching experience of nature's most gifted region. Surrounded by dense forests, waterfalls, dam alongside lakes, Lonavala is a must-visit if you admire nature and want a gateway to having a soulful weekend.
Khandala - another beautiful hill station that’s actually found just a few miles away from Lonavala. This town is found at an elevated height, overlooking a scenic, green, and misty valley. It’s a real favorite for those from the nearby cities who are looking to enjoy a spot of hiking; there are some great walking routes that lead to panoramic viewpoints.
Day 2: Lonavala / Khandala
Breakfast at hotel, sightseeing in Lonavala & Khandala visit-
Karla Cave - a complex of ancient Buddhist Indian rock-cut caves at Karli near Lonavala. It is just 10.9 Kilometers away from Lonavala. The shrines were developed over the period – from the 2nd century BC to the 5th century AD.
Bhaja Cave - a group of rock-cut caves dating back to the 2nd century BC close to Karla Caves. The caves are 400 feet above the village of Bhaja, on an important ancient trade route running from the Arabian Sea eastward into the Deccan Plateau (the division between North India and South India). The inscriptions and the cave temple are protected as a National Monument, by the Archaeological Survey of India. It belongs to the Hinayana Buddhism sect in Maharashtra. The caves have a number of stupas.
Lohagad (Iron Fort) - one of the many hill forts of Maharashtra Lohagad rises to an elevation of 1,033 m (3,389 ft) above sea level. The fort is connected to the neighboring Visapur fort by a small range. Lohagad has a long history with several dynasties occupying it at different periods of time: Satavahanas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Yadavas, Bahamanis, Nizams, Mughals and Marathas.
Rest time free and easy to relax and enjoy the nature. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Lonavala / Khandala - Mumbai (85kms/ 2hrs approx)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Mumbai and drop off to your hotel or airport.
Pick up and drop off from your hotel.
2 Night accommodation in selected category of hotel or similar (standard room)
Daily breakfast at hotels
Deluxe air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur as per tour program.
Monuments entrances of sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary.
Bottled water in car
Applicable GST (government taxes).
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodation
Lonavala x 2 nights
3* - Chandralok Hotel/ Viola Beacon Resort
4* - Countryside - Resort by Meritas/ Citrus Hotel
5* - Fariyas Resort Lonavala/ The Machan
Any air fare
Camera charges at monuments
Main Meals, Lunch or dinner unless mentioned
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Or anything not mentioned above.