About Khandala




A detailed knowledge about Khandala helps the tourists to make their journey a memorable experience. It enables the tourists to explore the territory and experience the majesty of the hill station. Situated on Mumbai-Bangalore National Highway about 5 kilometers from Lonavala, Khandala is one of the popular hill stations in India.

Khandala is known to house a number of tourist attractions that largely contribute to tourism at the hill station. These sites attract many tourists from the different parts of the world. Some of the important tourist destinations in Khandala that deserve special mention in this context are Ryewood, Duke's Nose, Sakur Plateau, Shivaji Park, Tiger's Leap, Kune Falls, Monkey Hill, Rajmachi Park and Amruntanjan point.

Besides, Khandala has a pleasant weather. The hill station experiences summer from April to June and winter from November to February. Summers are mild; whereas winters are cool in Khandala. The region witnesses heavy rainfall in the Monsoon season (June and September). Therefore, the best time to visit Khandala is between the months of October and May.

Furthermore, the nearest airport of Khandala is at Pune, which is situated about 69 kilometers from the hill station. Tourists can avail the local transports to reach Khandala from Pune. Tourists can also reach the hill station through Lonavala. Most of the trains plying between Mumbai and Pune halt at Lonavala. Khandala is well connected with an excellent network of roadways to Lonavala, as well as Mumbai and Pune.

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Last Updated on 5/22/2013