Places to visit in Khandala

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Places to Visit in Khandala


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  • Seaside34434013656
    1 contribution
    Lohgad Fort - A Timeless Journey into History and Nature

    Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

    My recent expedition to Lohgad Fort unfolded as a captivating odyssey, seamlessly blending rich historical narratives with breathtaking natural vistas. Nestled in the Sahyadri mountain range, Lohgad Fort stands tall, inviting adventurers to explore its timeless charm.

    The trek to Lohgad is an adventure in itself, winding through dense greenery and ascending stone-paved pathways. The air carries a mix of earthy scents and the promise of a rewarding ascent. As I approached the fort's entrance, the imposing stone walls and the sturdy bastions hinted at the fortress's storied past.

    The journey through Lohgad unveiled a tapestry of historical marvels. The intricate carvings on the archaic structures, the imposing gateways, and the remnants of the fort's strategic layout spoke volumes about its role in shaping the region's history. Exploring the various sections, including the Vinchu Kata and the formidable Narayani Dwar, offered a glimpse into the military brilliance of its architects.

    The panoramic views from Lohgad Fort are nothing short of spectacular. The elevated vantage point provides a 360-degree canvas of the Sahyadri range, with lush green hills, meandering rivers, and the ever-changing sky painting a picture-perfect backdrop. The beauty of the surroundings, especially during sunrise or sunset, adds a magical touch to the entire experience.

    One cannot help but appreciate the conservation efforts undertaken at Lohgad Fort. Well-marked trails, informative signages, and the overall cleanliness of the site enhance the trekking experience, making it accessible for both novice and seasoned trekkers.

    Lohgad Fort is not just a historical landmark; it's a sanctuary where the past converges with the present, offering a timeless journey for all who dare to explore. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a nature lover, or an adventure seeker, Lohgad Fort promises an immersive experience that transcends time.

    In conclusion, Lohgad Fort is a must-visit destination that seamlessly combines history, adventure, and natural beauty. The trek to this ancient fortress is a pilgrimage for those seeking a profound connection with Maharashtra's heritage.

    Happy trekking!

    KAPILKUMAR🫶
    Written 30 January 2024
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  • Rohit1210
    New Delhi, India18 contributions
    Its a good place to visit.
    It has 2 things to do-
    1) Go for camping
    2) Go for boating, which is just ok
    3) If not interested for camping then nothing to do.
    In Monsoon season, weather is good to go but in other time, its not worthy.
    Written 11 February 2024
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  • Ashish K
    Gurugram (Gurgaon), India106 contributions
    Amazing hand carved stone caves by Buddhist Monks some 5000yrs ago. This place is located in an amazing surrounding. A good half day visit.
    Written 14 June 2021
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  • Khyati
    Vapi, India543 contributions
    This place if you are a trekking lover is definitely good..car can't go on the top and steps are not very good ..they are not completely cemented so have to be very careful..but once you reach the top it has a beautiful view plus a small temple too..
    Written 29 September 2018
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  • tyagirakg
    Pune, India320 contributions
    Very nice place to visit specially in the month of October and November once rain is over. Green valley view with fresh cool air in the evening. Road was a little cloudy in the begging however road trip is exiting.
    Written 10 November 2021
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  • Sushant Khera
    Faridabad, India133 contributions
    Great experience, great greenery, great weather, great waterfall, everything was just great. Parking is available for Rs.100.
    Snacks, water and cold drinks are easily available.
    Must visit after rainfall.
    Written 9 October 2019
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  • BalkrishnaShroff
    Mumbai, India20,913 contributions
    It is located very close to Rajmachi garden. It is also called sunset point. In the evening a lot of people gather here to see the sunset. The view from this point speciaaly during monsoon is amazing.
    Written 19 August 2023
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  • Nitesh Rajput
    New Delhi, India224 contributions
    The shooting is very much popular among tourists for a nice aerial view of Rajmachi Fort. It is a great place to experience natural beauty also.
    Written 25 April 2019
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  • Virender Singh T
    Hyderabad, India42 contributions
    This temple is very close to the Lonavala town. A very old temple and always empty.. need not worry on time, as it will take less than 5 mins to cover the entire temple..
    Written 2 December 2019
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  • BalkrishnaShroff
    Mumbai, India20,913 contributions
    It is one of the the best place to enjoy mather nature in Khandala spacially in monsoon. The view was amazing, The only problem was that it was not maintained so well. A great place for photo oppotunity...
    Written 19 August 2023
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  • kapurash
    Mumbai1,234 contributions
    Valvan dam is a beautiful scenic place to visit when in Lonavala.

    Although getting there could be a bit difficult if relying solely on google
    Maps, one can have a good time after reaching the place. During monsoon, there is lots of greenery and water in the dam and will make for an even better sight
    Written 23 March 2019
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  • Y4world
    Pune, India249 contributions
    People have started making lot of money with visitors, there is no law and order. Instead of enjoying one is more care full of people coming here to visit
    Written 14 October 2019
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