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One Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car

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Lonavala’s close proximity to the cities of Pune and Mumbai makes it a popular destination for one day tour. The beauty of the town is heightened during monsoons. Numerous waterfalls, lakes, and hills in Lonavala bring respite from the fast city life of Mumbai. Families, couples and especially hikers and trekkers visit Lonavala throughout the year, so you can plan your one day Lonavala sightseeing tour by private cab at your convenience!

The town of Lonavala is situated on Sahyadri hills. Rolling hills, dense forests, waterfalls, dams and a fort are only some of the things that Lonavala is so famous for. Tourists visiting Khandala and Rajmachi also make it a point to visit Lonavala. These three towns are located very close to each other. The caves that are most visited by tourists in this area are Bhaja Caves and Karla Caves.

Lonavala and Khandala are twin towns and were established in 1871 by Lord Elphinstone. Lonavala is also famous for its ‘Chikki’, a type of hard brittle candy made of fruits and nuts. Adventure enthusiasts also indulge themselves in adrenaline charged activities like hiking, trekking and mountaineering. Moreover, Lonavala has also served as the backdrop for many Bollywood movies and movie lovers visit the town to visit these spots themselves!

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Snapshot of 1 Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car

  • Full Day Lonavala Local Tour
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Duke’s Nose, Ghangad – Tailbaila, Koraigad, Karla Caves, Lion’s Point, Celebrity Wax Museum, Bhushi Dam
  • Departs at 9:00 AM
  • Ends at 8:30 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Lonavala Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals

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Package Cost for 1 Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing Trip

Indica (A/C)
4 Seater / Hatchback
Rs.3,700/-
Indigo / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan
Rs.4,300/-
Innova / Xylo
7 Seater / SUV
Rs.5,500/-
Tempo Traveller (A/C)
12 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.6,400/-
Swaraj Mazda
20 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.11,500/-
Bus
49 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.15,000/-

How to book Lonavala Local 1 Day Package?

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  • Receive a confirmation email or SMS from Service Provider
  • Receive Driver details on SMS or email 2 hours before the tour.
  • Show the SMS/Email to the driver
  • Receive a handy city guide cum itinerary for the tour
  • Start your memorable Lonavala tour

Package Glimpse of 1 Day Lonavala Local Tour

Package Glimpse One Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car
Lonavala can be visited all around the year. The monsoon months of June to September experience heavy rainfall and this is the best time to visit the town. It is during this time that the dams and waterfalls are brimming with water and look the most beautiful. Lonavala is best visited during October to February for sightseeing and trekking.

The weather remains misty all through the year and lends a very romantic atmosphere to the town. Our one day package of Lonavala has been curated in such a way that you get to see the most of the town within a few hours.
The places that you will be taken to are Duke’s Nose, Ghangad – Tailbaila, Koraigad, Karla Caves, Lion’s Point, Celebrity Wax Museum and Bhushi Dam. With our Lonavala city tour we ensure that you travel around in luxury and comfort. Ample boot space and comfortable seats are available in our private cabs. The package is economical without any hidden charges and overtime fines.


Itinerary for your One Day Lonavala Local Trip

Pickup from your Hotel at 9:00 AM

Bhushi Dam

Tourism Place Plan to Depart By
Duke’s Nose 9:30 AM
Ghangad – Tailbaila 9:45 AM
Koraigad 10:00 AM
Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package. Suggested Restaurants: {Govardhan / Siddhartha}. Plan to finish lunch by – 2:00 PM.
Karla Caves 2:30 AM
Lion’s Point 3:20 PM
Celebrity Wax Museum 4:45 PM
Bhushi Dam 5:45 PM

Drop at your Hotel by 8:30 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Lonavala or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Lonavala fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included in Lonavala 1 Day Local Tour Package?

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges
  • Toll gate charges

What is Excluded in 1 Day Lonavala Local Tour Package?

  • Entry Fee for tourist attractions
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Guides Payment (If required, guests can book a guide from www.Hire-a-Guide.in or need to bring a guide on their own)
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

A Quick Guide to Lonavala City Tour – What you see?

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing tour package.

1. Duke’s Nose

One Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Duke’s Nose
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Apart from trekking, you can also enjoy adventure sports such as rappelling, traversing and zip lining. These activities are priced between INR 1300 to 3500 per person and include fees for transportation, meals and safety gears.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 50/- || Foreigners: Rs. 250/-
  • Website: Duke’s Nose

Duke’s Nose is a popular tourist attraction located at a distance of about 7 KM from Lonavala and is the very first place on the one day Lonavala private tour. The peculiar name of the attraction was derived from the Duke of Wellington, whose nose is said to resemble the shape of the cliff!

Duke’s Nose is also known as Nagphani and the Cobra’s Hood, owing to the shape of the cliff. Tourists visit this spot for trekking, bird watching and enjoying panoramic views of the magnificent Sahyadri Ranges. The splendid valleys are covered with dense forests. Locals and visitors can also be seen picnicking here.

Duke’s Nose is also famous for trekking, rock climbing and long trails through the dense forests. Tourists can also get a good view of the Duke’s Nose from Sunset Point in Khandala. If you visit during monsoons, you will be able to see several waterfalls cascading down the Sahyadri ranges. The best way to enjoy the beauty of Duke’s Nose is walking all the way up to the hilltop on foot!


2. Ghangad – Tailbaila

One Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Ghangad - Tailbaila
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Trekking and camping are common activities at Ghangad and you can easily join trekkers who are on the same trail. The climb is quite easy as well.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 50/- || Foreigners: Rs. 250/-
  • Website: Ghangad – Tailbaila

Next on the Lonavala Sightseeing Tour, we will be visiting Ghangad Fort. Situated on the western side of the Mulshi river in Pune District, this region is also known as Korbarase Maval. The fort in itself is very small but is still worth a visit. From here, you may also visit nearby forts of Korigad, Telbaila and Sudhagad.

The entrance of the Ghangad fort is guarded by two huge rocks. The fort stands at a height of 2500 feet and Ekole village is located at the base of the fort. The fort was occupied by Koli Samant and was later annexed by Adil Shah. The last clan to have a stronghold on the fort were the Marathas.

Tailbaila is a small Village in Mulshi district. The village is quiet and not visited by tourists frequently. If you like peace and quiet, then you will love the ambience of this village.


3. Koraigad

One Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Koraigad
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Trekking is a fun way to explore the region and people of every age group can participate in this activity.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 50/- || Foreigners: Rs. 250/-
  • Website: Koraigad

Koraigad Fort is located a short distance away from the southern tip of Lonavala town in Maval region, and it can be easily reached by our private cab. Tourists visit the fort to enjoy great views of the Deccan Plateau and the Konkan region. In this region you might also be able to spot barking deers, boars and peacocks. There is also a fresh water tank near the fort, which is a good place for photography.

To the south of the fort is a temple dedicated to Koradi Devi. To the south is also the well-fortified Ambavane gateway. Koraigad also has two lakes and a hill over which groups of vultures hover. From the Mulshi Lake you can enjoy grand views of the Bhamburda mountain and the Durga hill. There are some caves and an idol of Vishnu in the western part of the fort. From the northern edge of the fort, you will be able to see a panoramic view of the Konkan area.


4. Karla Caves

One Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Karla Caves
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: A sculpture of Buddha seated on a lion-supported throne displays some awe inspiring carvings of three elephants. The pillars resembling the Ashok Pillar are also a must see.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 50/- || Foreigners: Rs. 250/-
  • Website: Karla Caves

Karla Caves are one of the oldest Buddhist shrines in India. These caves are located on the Pune-Mumbai highway at Karla. It is said that these caves are only a few among hundreds of other unearthed ones in the Sahyadri region. The carvings on the caves are almost 2000 years old and are believed to have been done between 2nd century BC to the 5th century AD.

Within the cave you will also find a mesmerising collection of Chaityas and Viharas that narrate the journey of our lives and teachings of the Buddha. A temple made only of pillars dating back to the Buddhist period is the main attraction of Karla Caves.

The caves primarily belonged to the Mahasamghika sect of Buddhism. The caves also house a massive 15 meter pillar temple dedicated to Goddess Ekveera. A guide will also help you recognize a trade route near the caves joining the Arabian Sea and the Deccan region.

Owing to its immense historical significance, the cave complex is protected and looked after by the Archaeological Survey of India and this is definitely a memorable spot on the one day Lonavala local sightseeing tour.


5. Lion’s Point

One Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Lion's Point
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The Shivling peak is a conical peak located close to Lion’s Point. It is visible from the western edge of the hilltop.
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 50/- || Foreigners: Rs. 250/-
  • Website: Lion’s Point

Situated at a distance of 12 KM from Lonavala Railway Station, Lion’s Point is another tourist favourite in this region. You may also access this site while driving between Bhushi Dam and Aamby Valley in Lonavala.

The reason why this place is a hit with tourists, is the majestic panoramic view of nearby places. You will be able to spot a number of small waterfalls, lush green hills and lakes surrounding the hill. The sunrise and sunset views from Lion’s Point are also a must see. The wind is extremely strong in this region but tourists enjoy the feeling of winds gushing through their hair anyway!


6. Celebrity Wax Museum

One Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Celebrity Wax Museum
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Take a picture with one of these celebrity wax statues and you’ll leave people guessing if they’re real or not!
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 50/- || Foreigners: Rs. 250/-
  • Website: Celebrity Wax Museum

Inspired by Madame Tussauds Museum of London, Sunil Kandalloor established the first wax museum of Indian in 2005. The museum displays wax statues of eminent personalities of every field from all around the globe and is one of the most unique spots on the one day Lonavala private tour.

The museum is located at a distance of 4 KM from Lonavala toll booth. All the statues of this museum have been made by Sunil himself! The main attraction of this museum are the wax sculptures of Rajiv Gandhi, Benazir Bhutto, Michael Jackson, Kapil Dev Adolf Hitler, AR Rahman and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.


7. Bhushi Dam

One Day Lonavala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Bhushi Dam
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Swimming is prohibited at the dam but you can dip your feet at the shores of the waterbody!
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: Indians: Rs. 50/- || Foreigners: Rs. 250/-
  • Website: Ghangad – Tailbaila

Bhushi Dam is the most visited dam in the Lonavala region and is the last spot on our Lonavala sightseeing tour package. This masonry dam has been constructed on the Indrayani River. The best way to explore this area is during the monsoon season. Pack a picnic lunch and a book to relax in this beautiful natural abode!

The gurgling water of Bhushi Dam and the rocky terrain makes it a great spot for relaxing and photography.


If you are tired of the madness of city life and want to experience a change of air and sight, then the hilly topography of Lonavala awaits you with open arms. Pack your bags and get ready to embark on an epic weekend vacation with our one day Lonavala sightseeing tour!


Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Lonavala tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Lonavala Tour package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.

  • For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
  • For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
  • For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.

Points to Note:

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Lonavala tour package. This 1 day Lonavala tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Lonavala and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Lonavala tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Lonavala sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.


Questions about the Tour?

In case of any query regarding the 1 Day Lonavala tour package, feel free to call one of the service providers on below numbers or Request a Call Back or send an email at hello@oneday.tours. Our travel advisors are happy to assist you 24/7.

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