Indicative Pick Up Time: 8:00 AM
Indicative Drop Off Time: 6:00 PM
Pick Up and Drop Off Details:
Your private guide will pick you up from your Pune city hotel at 8:00 AM to commence your full-day excursion to Lonavala & Khandala, which are approximately 65 kilometers away, and the journey is expected to take around 1.3 hours.
Karla Caves (Karli Caves):
Your tour begins with a visit to the ancient Buddhist rock-cut caves at Karla, known as Karla Caves or Karli Caves.
These shrines were developed over a period from the 2nd century BC to the 5th century AD.
Explore the impressive cave complexes and admire the intricate architecture and intricate rock-cut sculptures.
Next, you'll visit the Bhaja Caves, another group of rock-cut caves dating back to the 2nd century BC, located near Karla Caves.
These caves are situated 400 feet above the village of Bhaja and belong to the Hinayana Buddhism sect.
Explore the caves, which feature numerous stupas and remarkable carvings.
Lohagad (Iron Fort):
Your tour continues to Lohagad, one of the many historic hill forts of Maharashtra.
Lohagad rises to an elevation of 1,033 meters (3,389 feet) above sea level and is connected to the neighboring Visapur fort by a small range.
Discover the fort's history and explore its intriguing structures and viewpoints.
After exploring Lohagad, you'll head to Kune Falls, the 14th highest waterfall in India.
Located centrally within the Lonavala Khandala valley, this three-tiered waterfall has a total height of 200 meters (660 feet), with the highest drop being 100 meters (330 feet).
Enjoy the scenic beauty and take in the soothing atmosphere of the falls.
Free Time in Lonavala & Khandala:
You'll have some free time to explore the picturesque hill stations of Lonavala and Khandala.
Take a stroll, shop for souvenirs, or enjoy a local meal at one of the eateries (meals at your own expense).
Return to Pune:
After a day of exploration and sightseeing, you will return to Pune.
Your guide will drop you off at your Pune city hotel at 6:00 PM, marking the end of the tour.