Rhythm Lonavala - aerial view of a valley with a river running through it

What is Lonavala Famous for?

Lonavala is a lush hill station in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. It is famous for being a serene weekend getaway destination that provides solace from the hubbub of the neighbouring metropolises of Pune and Mumbai. With breathtaking verdant hills, exhilarating nature trails, awe-inspiring caves and numerous other attractions, Lonavala is one of the best places for a getaway amidst nature.

What is Lonavala famous for, you ask? The hill station has a range of indulgent activities that leave you with cherished memories and Insta-worthy photos. Nestled in the Sahyadri range of the Western Ghats of India, Lonavala is renowned for its numerous caves that proffer a delightful adventure for those who dare. In fact, the hill station gets its name from the Sanskrit/Prakrit words for 'series of caves'. These caves are perfect for adventure seekers who want to experience awe during their getaway to the hill station. There are nature trails, hot air balloon rides, an adventure park, a wax museum, valleys, lakes, dams, forts, viewpoints and numerous other attractions in Lonavala.


If you are still not convinced and are still wondering what is special in Lonavala, you need not look further than the humble chikki. It is a delightful snack made from nuts (usually groundnuts) and a sweetener like sugar or jaggery. If you are unsure why Lonavala is famous for chikki, taste a freshly-made bar from one of the innumerable vendors around the city, and you'll have your answer. One bite is all it takes to transport you back to your childhood when you were first introduced to this delightful snack. A visit to Lonavala is a great time to revisit your love for this unassuming yet invaluable sweet.

For those wondering what is famous in Lonavala for shopping, there is an unending variety of options for you. From snacks like chikki that make you recall childhood memories to souvenirs that help create new memories, you can shop till you drop in Lonavala. You could buy a ticket to the wax museum or the adventure park in Lonavala - both of which promise memories galore. For shopaholics, there are multiple bazaars and stores where you can get trinkets and souvenirs to take back home and commemorate your sojourn in this heavenly city.


During your visit to this dreamy hill station, stay at Rhythm Lonavala, enclosed by the luscious beauty that Lonavala is renowned for. Our resort offers four categories of accommodations, four dining options, multiple indoor and outdoor event venues, a spa and wellness centre and numerous other state-of-the-art facilities that ensure your sojourn with us is an indelible affair. After you're done exploring all the wondrous sights of the city, check out the activities on offer at our resort in Lonavala.