Lonavala is a hill station situated in the Sahyadri mountain range. In Lonavala, there are plenty of waterfalls. People from Mumbai and Pune visit these waterfalls. Here are some best waterfalls in Lonavala.
01) Kune Waterfall
Kune Waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in Maharashtra. This waterfall is visible from the old Mumbai-Pune expressway. Khandala Point gives the best view of the waterfall. It is just 3.5 km from the Lonavala railway station, from Khandala railway station 2 km, from Pune 70km and Mumbai 90 km. Kune waterfall comes in private property so visitors are not allowed to visit the waterfall. This waterfall is three tire waterfall situated in the heart of the Sahyadri mountains.
02) Kataldhar Waterfall
Kataldhar waterfall is situated near the Valvan Dam, Lonavala. From Lonavala city, it is 11 km. You need to trek from the dense jungle to reach this beautiful waterfall. This trek needs some experts with you to reach. From the parking point to the waterfall is around 30 minutes trek in the jungle.
03) Giri Waterfall
Giri Waterfall is just 10 km from Lonavala. This waterfall is near Valvan Dam. Giri Waterfall is near Kataldhar Waterfall. From Lonavala, it is just 30 mins away to reach the waterfall.
04) Mohanty Waterfall
Mohanty Waterfall is just 7 km from Lonavala market. You need to park your vehicle near Bhushi Dam and walk around 15 minutes to reach this waterfall. This is the less-known best waterfall in Lonavala. You can spend more time enjoying this waterfall.
05) Steps Waterfall
First of all, this is not a waterfall but tourists visit more in the monsoon season. These phenomena create at Visapur Fort. To reach the fort you have lots of stairs and when rain arrives the magic happened and people love this scene.
06) Malavali Waterfall
Malavali Waterfall is located in Malavali village. It is around 15 km from Lonavala. This waterfall is also known as Bhivpuri waterfall. This waterfall is crowded on weekends. Nearest railway station is Malavali who coming by train. On the way to Malavali waterfall you also see the Bhaje Waterfall route.
07) Dudhiware Waterfall
Dhudhiware waterfall is near the Lohgad Fort. Dhudiware waterfall is 11 km from Lonavala city. This waterfall is one of the best waterfalls near Lonavala. This waterfall is situated on the Sahyadri mountain range.
08) Bhaje Waterfall
Bhaje Waterfall is also one of the best waterfalls in Lonavala. This waterfall is located near the famous Bhaja caves. In the monsoon, you will find lots of crowds visiting this waterfall. It is 10 to 12 km from Lonaval City. Bhaje waterfall is near to the Malavali station.
09) Bhushi Dam
As in the name, it is not a waterfall it is a Dam, but in the monsoon season water level of this dam overflow and water flow. Every Saturday and Sunday in monsoon season you will see thousands of people from Mumbai and Pune come here to enjoy. Sometimes local police restrict this place due to overcrowding.
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