Tourist Places in Khandala

Places to Visit in Khandala

Khandala - #35 of 131 in Maharashtra |
Khandala Average Rating - 5.6/7 1 based on 407 Ratings

Khandala is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Khandala is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Khandala are February, March, April, May, October, November, December. There are 28 tourist places in Khandala, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Khandala can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Khandala for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Khandala Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Khandala, browse through photos & pictures, explore Khandala using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Khandala, which are great places to visit, are Duke's Nose, Pavana Lake, Monkey Hill, Lonavala Lake, Valvan Dam. Khandala can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Khandala Tourist Places



  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
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Celebrity Wax Museum, Khandala
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Celebrity Wax Museum was founded by Sunil Kandaloor, a 38-year-old wax artist from Kerala. Located at a distance of 5 km from the destination in Lonavala, the museum was inaugurated by minister Ramesh Shendge. At the museum, tourists can view wax images of Rajiv Gandhi,... Read More »
  • Type: Fort
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Visapur Fort, Khandala
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Visapur Fort has a huge plateau surrounding it. Located to the east of Lohagad Fort, it is famous for its protective walls and intricate designs. In the forest at the centre of the fort lies the guards' residences in ruins. A gun turret made of copper lies to the right side of... Read More »
  • Type: Lake
Lonavala Lake, Khandala
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6 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Lonavala Lake is located at a distance of 1.5 km from the city. Known as the Monsoon Lake, the lake gets dried up during the winters and gets filled with water during monsoons. Built around 1876, the lake and the adjoining area are popular picnic spots. Indrayani River is the... Read More »
"Best in monsoon"Nov 1, 2015 "A very good scenic location"Jun 13, 2015
Rajmachi Fort, Khandala
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Rajmachi Fort is located mid-way between Khandala and Lonavala. To reach the fort, tourists can follow a trekking trail from Tungarli Lake. Standing on Shrivardhan and Manaranjan Peaks, the fort overlooks the highway from Khopoli Town to Khandala-Lonavala Junction. Known as... Read More »
  • Type: View point
Lion's Point, Khandala
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3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Lion's Point is a cliff that is located midway between Bhushi Dam and Amby Valley. Located in the Sahyadri Ranges at a distance of 20 to 30 km from the Amby Valley Project of Sahara Group, the site offers an aerial view of Bhushi Dam. After climbing the cliff, tourists can... Read More »
  • Type: Lake
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Pavana Lake, Khandala
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Pavana Lake has been formed by the Pavana Dam built across the Pavana River. An artificial lake, it enables tourists to enjoy a view of Tunga, Lohagad and Tikona Forts. Located at Kamshet, the lake is a popular picnic spot. At the lake, tourists can also become a part of... Read More »
"Good during Winters and Rains"Mar 27, 2016 "Rainy season lake"Sep 21, 2015
  • Type: Park
Ryewood Park, Khandala
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Ryewood Park has ample space with greenish lawns and playing grounds for children. The park is home to numerous varieties of trees, which are believed to be decades old. Once a botanical garden, the area today functions as a park. The park is thronged by tourists wishing to... Read More »
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Bhushi Lake, Khandala
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Bhushi Lake is located at a distance of 5 km from Lonavala. A popular picnic spot, the lake can be reached by availing buses running on the INS Shivaji Road. Beside the dam lies a beautiful waterfall that is also a popular picnic spot. Area around the lake also contains many... Read More »
  • Type: Lake
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Valvan Dam, Khandala
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Valvan Dam provides water to the nearby Khopoli Power Plant. Constructed to provide hydroelectric power on the Indrayani River and Valvan Lake, the dam is home to a beautiful garden with vast expanse of landscaped plains. Built across the Kundali River, the dam supplies water... Read More »
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  • Type: Hill
Monkey Hill, Khandala
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Monkey Hill is the spot, where trains arriving from Khandala halt for brake testing. The site can be reached from both Khopoli Town as well as Reversing Station. Located above Khopoli Town.,   Read More »
"Fantastic place"Jul 5, 2015
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  • Type: View point
Duke's Nose, Khandala
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Duke’s Nose is named after the Duke of Wellington, owing to its resemblance to his nose. The valley has a sharp resemblance with the pointed nose of the duke in a reclining position. From this popular viewpoint, tourists can avail view of the surrounding mountains,... Read More »
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  • Type: Park
Shivaji Park, Khandala
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Shivaji Park was converted into a garden from a playground in 1956. Once a playground, the park is also home to a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji. Within the beauty of the park, tourists can relax and enjoy a family picnic. Read More »
  • Type: Fort
Lohagad Fort, Khandala
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Lohagad Fort lies at an elevation of 1,052 m. One of the many hill forts of Chhatrapati Shivaji, the fort divides the basins of the Indrayani and Pavana. Situated on a side range of the Sahyadris, the fort is guarded by four large gates. On the eastern side of this fort lies... Read More »
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  • Type: Hill
Reversing Station, Khandala
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Reversing Station enables tourists to enjoy a beautiful view of the surroundings and the shine of lights from the distant Khopoli Town. This unused and secluded site was once used by the railway department. Near the station, tourists can find an advertisement hoarding of... Read More »
  • Type: View point
Shooting Point, Khandala
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Shooting Point is frequented by tourists wishing to catch an aerial view of the Rajmachi Fort and the valley below. Located in the town of Khandala (Bazaar Peth), the site is also home to St. Mary's Villa. Read More »
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  • Type: Cave
  • Entry: Paid
Bedsa Caves, Khandala
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Bedsa Caves is situated near Kamshet, between Kadde and Bedsa. Known for their pillars that are adorned with the image of lions, these are considered to be among the oldest caves in Maharashtra. Dating from 60 BC and consisting of two caves, these can be reached through a... Read More »
  • Type: View point
Amrutanjan Point, Khandala
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Amrutanjan Point is located just at the start of the Khandala Ghat. By standing at the viewpoint, tourists can avail aerial views of the Duke's Nose as well as the town of Khopoli. End of the first hill bears a sign mentioning the start of Amrutanjan. Amidst the beautiful... Read More »
  • Type: Mountain
Shivlinga, Khandala
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Shivlinga is encountered on way to Tiger's Leap. 'Swayambhu', as it is often called, the mountain resembles a shivlinga. From the site, tourists can get an aerial view of the deep valleys around Tiger's Leap and the Sahyadri Mountain Ranges. At the snack shop located at the... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Shingroba Temple, Khandala
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Rajmachi Park, Khandala
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Rajmachi Park is located on the way to Mumbai from Lonavala. Distance between Lonavala and Khandala is 5 km. Sitting at the start of the Khandala Ghat, the park area also comprises a restaurant and a temple. There are two towers of Rajmachi Fort on the eastern side of the... Read More »
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