Away from the crowd of the bustling metropolitan cities of Mumbai and Pune, Lonavala offers a much-needed retreat to city dwellers. Lush green Sahyadri Hills, incessant waterfalls, and beautiful lakes will make you fall in love with this town. No wonder that scores of Bollywood films have used this spectacular hill station as a backdrop. The picturesque landscape has inspired the likes of artists, explorers, and even honeymooners. This town is located in Maharashtra, at just 64 km from Pune and 96 km from Mumbai, making it one of the most popular destinations in the state. You can also make a visit to the nearby hill station of Khandala, which is equally beautiful and exciting. Some people call it ‘Jewel of Sahyadri’ for its serene valleys or mountains, while others call it ‘City of Caves’ for its numerous caves such as Bhaja, Karla, and Bedsa.