Tourist Attractions in Khandala
Khandala is enriched with several places of natural beauty. It features several tourist
attractions that will allure with their charm. On your Khandala trip, you can come across
various sightseeing points.
Among various tourist attractions of Khandala, you can visit Dukes' Nose - a cliff that
resembles with the nose of Duke Wellington. It is a point to enjoy the scenic views
of surroundings. Tiger's Leap is one more mesmerizing point, which is situated at
an altitude of 625 meters and allows you enjoying the charming panorama of the
valley Khandala Lake and Bhushi Lake are other attractions of Khandala enjoying a
charming and soothing environment. Amruntanjan Point is also a spectacular spot,
which is located at the beginning of Khandala Ghat.
History & Religion:
Beyond nature's beauty, Khandala also features places of historical and religious
importance. Rajmachi Fort is a beautiful fort that comprised of two forts built in the
century by Shivaji. Karla and Bhaja Caves belong to the Hinayana segment of
Buddhism and date back to the 2nd
attraction of Khandala to be visited by a number of tourists.
century BC. Shingroba Temple is a religious tourist
Things to buy in Khandala
Shopping in Khandala is not so great yet it offers something that one can take back
home. You can buy here variety of Chikkis – a sweet preparation made using peanuts
and other nuts. Other things are also famous like fudge, jams and jellies. The market of
Khandala is sells a range of products, including carved wooden figures, cane products,
trinkets, food items and souvenirs.
Best Time to Visit Khandala
Khandala is a charming destination that enjoys a pleasant weather throughout the year
with soothing breeze & picturesque views. Summers comes in March & stays till June
with maximum temperature up to 32° C. Winter season lasts between November and
February. The temperature goes up to 15° C in these months. Khandala receives heavy
& regular rainfalls in monsoon season. The best time to visit Khandala is from October
How to Reach Khandala
The stunning hill station of Khandala is well linked by different means of transportation.
Situated at a strategic location between Mumbai and Pune, Khandala is very much
accessible by road, railway and air. If you are booking Khandala holiday packages then
collect the information about how to reach there.
The closest airport to Khandala is Pune Airport, which is located at a distance of 87 km
through Mumbai-Pune Expressway. The airport of Pune is well-connected with cities
like Delhi, Mumbai, Goa and Bangalore through regular flights. From Pune Airport, you
can rent a car to Khandala or take a bus as well.
Khandala has its own railway station that connects it with south bound trains plying from
Mumbai. Railway has good connectivity for reaching this destination.
Khandala is connected with the roads that are excellently maintained and link it to
various cities of Maharashtra. Regular buses are available from Pune, Lonavala,
Mumbai, Mahabaleshwar and other destination of Maharashtra and its nearby states.