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Karla Caves

Karli, Lonavala, India
+91 97664 25981
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Private Tour: Full-Day Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai
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Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai
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“main cave” (34 reviews)
“ekvira temple” (25 reviews)
“prayer hall” (14 reviews)
Karli, Lonavala, India
+91 97664 25981
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good climb up the stairs to view the historic caves.Worth the climb and lots of food on the way up & down. A must view if you are in Lonavala.

Thank kiwiboyz12
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good place to visit ! Go early in the morning for a nice steep climb ! May not suit the elderly ones

Thank Ganesh_sboa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The caves made about 2200 years ago, offers an excellent option near Pune and Mumbai for a weekend outing too. The grandeur of the prayer hall has stayed with us. The place is clean and very well maintained by ASI staff. The stairs to reach...More

Thank Ameya K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

an ancient cave with some natural preserving and lot of history behind... one can cover with lonavla trip..

Thank Siddharthg86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ticket to karla is Rs. 15 for Indians and the kids are free. The toll road to caves will charge you Rs. 50 for to and fro journey. If you have your own car then Rs. 30 is charged for entry and climb up...More

Thank Suresh B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very Good Place to visit although it required thousands of stairs to climb over, which may make you feel exhausted. But after arriving there, specially in main cave, you will feels cool and calm.Main cave consists of Bauddh Chaitya and pillars on which some ancient...More

6  Thank Alok krishna S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This point involves walk / trek to the point. There are 2 parking zones. if you are not very good driver than dont take your car to upper zone as it will test your skill. Buddhist caves carved out of large piece of stone. Again...More

Thank Datta_25
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The place is full of divinity the temple is very beautiful and things are very organised unfortunately there are no good food joints around

1  Thank Chetan_1972
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We have reached at entry gate at 5 o'clock, paid entry ticket Rs.30 reached at top, paid parking fees Rs.90, forwarded few steps and asked shop owners how much is the time to visit the caves, "caves get closed at 5" he answered. What the...More

Thank kaushikrmm
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We went there with friends by renting a driver + car for a day. For me it was really hard to understand that the stones were carved and preserved with so much detail since B.C. years! As outlanders, people also asked to be taken pictures...More

Thank Mariana R
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Satish T
17 September 2017|
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Response from forestloverNagpur | Reviewed this property |
Sooty can go up to the car park by road. After that the steps start and one had to walk.
Karthika C
28 July 2017|
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Response from Jayesh K | Reviewed this property |
Parking cost is INR 10/- they take some tourist charge of INR 30/- and then upstairs they charge something around 15 for museum visit.
3 July 2017|
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Response from sumita95 | Reviewed this property |
From highway you need to divert and after 2 km you will have to drive over hill for 1 km. Post parking the vehicle it would be 180 steps to reach the Karla Caves. Steps are similar to Vaishno Devi shrine or a bit more... More