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Lonavala Travel Guide, India

The city of Lonavala (also spelled as Lonavla) is situated somewhere in the district of Pune which is actually part of India. The best time to visit the city of Lonavala is the monsoon season as during these days the surroundings of this hilly station turns lush green with ponds full of water thus the scenic beauty goes to its heights.

As per the census of year 2001 the population for the hilly city of Lonavala was around 55000 inhabitants which is actually huge for a hill station. The average literacy rate for the city of Lonavala is around 75 percent which is way above the literacy rate of the nation that is around 60 percent.It is the proximity of this city with neighboring metropolis like those of Mumbai and Pune that has been the reason behind the jump in the population for Lonavala. This huge population might force you to think that Lonavala might have lost its touches that a hilly city has but that isn’t true. This hill station called as Lonavala is amongst the top hill stations in India and a must visit whenever you are in the city of Mumbai.

Even though most of the economical income comes from the tourism industry of this city yet the educational industry has also worked hard and today is an important contributor for the economy of Lonavala. There are over 10 high schools and higher secondary institutions that regularly provide quality education to its students.

Another nearby hill station namely Khandala is another reason why Lonavala has become so famous. Tourists get the chance to visit the two different hill stations. The altitudes for these twin hill stations are over 600 meters and are located on the Deccan Plateau in the proximity of Konkan coast. The twin hill stations stretch over an area of around 40 kilometer square and have become famous holiday destinations for tourists especially during monsoon seasons. Whenever you are in the hill stations like Lonavala or Khandala then you can also enjoy sight - seeing of historical caves and different fortresses.

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  • AschleckInteresting facts about Lonavala for tourists
    review by Aschleck posted more then 30 days ago
    Lonavala is a city situated in the state of Maharastra in India. It is a very beautiful place surrounded by green hills and natural beauty. This city is very old and has great historical significance. It was first discovered in 1811 AD. It was discovered by the then Governor General of Bombay,...
  • AschleckBeautiful things to see in Lonavala
    review by Aschleck posted more then 30 days ago
    The Great Sights of Lonavala Lonavala is a stunning location with splendid hills that bloom with a variety of vegetation. It is located 625 meters above sea level in the state Maharastra. It is 70 kms away from Pune and 128 Kms from Mumbai. There are railway and road communication to the hill...
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