HOW TO GET THERE
The closest railway station is Lonavala, which is on the main railway line between Mumbai and Pune. All express trains plying between the two cities stop here. There is also an hourly shuttle service for Pune.
The closest airport is Pune, 64 km away.
Lonavala is situated on the Mumbai-Pune Highway. It is about 100 km from Mumbai and 64 km from Pune. There is a bus shuttle between Lonavala and Khandala, and luxury buses are available from Mumbai and Pune.
WHAT TO CARRY
Light woollens for winter and rain gear for monsoons
Cash (Indian rupees) since ATMs are mostly located around the marketplace
Summer: 18°C (night) - 38°C (day)
Winter: 11°C - 20°C
Monsoon: Jun to Sep
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The monsoon months of June to September are by far the best time to be in Lonavala. At this time, dams are full and waterfalls are gushing, with the mountainside covered in sparkling green.
The months of October to March too have great weather and are good for sightseeing. Summer nights are cool though afternoons can get very hot.