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Karla Caves

Karli, Lonavala, India
+91 97664 25981
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Karli, Lonavala, India
+91 97664 25981
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Reviewed yesterday

The destination is nearest to Lonavala/Khandala (maharashtra). Went there in the month of September. If you are not a trekker or a walker, then the uphill hike is painful (not suitable for old people). Only one cave is worth seeing otherwise there is nothing else...More

Thank saurabh D
Reviewed yesterday

One of the best view point @ Lonavala. U don't miss it, road condition is also good. Form parking it's difficult for aged people to climb the steps.

Thank Indranil B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is famous for caves. Here lots of caves available. Here sanths came for mediation. It's situated at hill top.

Thank Ajitku
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dont go on Holidays, because this area managed by bunch of fools. No traffic system. Terrific managment. High risk near Caves. If you are going by own car then park it before the hill start. Go walking or by local auto.

Thank Ashok P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful and ancient. You have to across more than 150 stairs to reach their. One Temple is also of Hindu religions. Vehicle parking is available their and entry tickets is very nominal. I was just astonished to see the hard work for the Buddha...More

1  Thank sayed a
Reviewed 1 week ago

Karla Caves amazing ancient Buddhist caves cut into the mountain rocks near Lonavala. It’s beauty in the rainy season. It is around 25 minutes from Lonavala, off old Pune highway. The walk up to the caves leads over a few hundred-meter-long staircases. The stairs are...More

1  Thank sanju_222323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The caves are very ancient and a very good place to visit if a person is going to lonavala. There are approx 200 stairs to reach the caves and the place has a very ancient temple. Very good view of the valley can be seen...More

1  Thank Rahul0112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The caves are amazing but the ignorance by concerned govt departments have ruined them. The local public will do their worship just on the entrance of the cave, depositing the smoke all over the cave wall. If you like historical places and want to explore...More

Thank Bhumish21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once you get past the jumble and chaos of the shops and crowds outside the caves are extremely beautiful and paceful. Easily accessible and close to lonavala city (by private vehicle). Its a nice 2-3 hour visit (weekends get extremely crowded)

Thank Dylan D
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

They are a treasure but sadly not managed properly There is a temple right in front that seems to attract a lot of locals rather than the caves

Thank Tarun M
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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