Distance from the resort - 6 kms
Ideal time to visit - During summer and winter. All days of the week from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Karla Buddha caves commonly known as Karla caves or
Karli caves are an ancient Buddhist cave shrine situated at Karli. After
climbing nearly 300 stairs you reach the intricately carved prayer hall-
Chaityagriha, one of the largest monuments in India. The cave complex
takes you all the way back to the second century marking the presence of
the Buddhist monks. To experience absolute nirvana, you can visit the
temple at the entrance, every corner here emits peace and positivity.
Distance from the resort - 11 kms
Ideal time to visit - Especially during monsoon season between June to September.
One of the many hill forts of Maharashtra is Lohagad fort
(iron fort). Over centuries this architectural marvel has witnessed the rise
and fall of several dynasties such as the Nizams, the Mughals and the
Marathas. Lohagad’s main attraction is the fortified spur named
Vinchukata which in Marathi means Scorpio’s sting due to its resemblance
to a scorpion’s tail.
Distance from the resort - 16 kms
Ideal time to visit - During monsoon season from July to September.
Bhushi dam named after the popular Bhushi lake, a
masonry dam built on the holy Indrayani river is an ideal picnic spot for a
weekend getaway away from the chaos of the city. The dam has steps
where one can sit and witness breath-taking views, bathe in warm
sunshine and enjoy the tiny waterfalls especially during the rainy
season. The dam situated in the backdrop of stunning hilly terrains of
Lonavala is also used for power generation by Tata Power.
Distance from the resort - 10 kms
Ideal time to visit - Between mid-June and end February.
Distance from the resort - 8 kms
Ideal time to visit - During October to May
Celebrity Wax Museum
Distance from the resort - 12 kms
Ideal time to visit - All day (9:00 am to 9:30 pm)
One of the most famous and earliest wax museums is the
Celebrity wax museum in Lonavala. You will find perfectly sculpted wax
statues of various famous personalities from all over the world. Prime
Minister Narendra Modi, Cricket God Kapil Dev, King Khan Shahrukh
Khan might not pose for a selfie with you, but their exact wax replicas will
surely do. Life size wax figures of famous people from the fields of film,
music, cricket, politics, etc. are displayed in the museum. Sunil Kandaloor,
the sculptor is an extremely renowned wax sculptor with various wax
museums to his credit across India.