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Mysteries of Lonar: A Day in the Meteorite Lake

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a captivating journey to Lonar Lake, a geological wonder formed by a meteorite impact eons ago. Your day begins with a morning pick-up from Aurangabad, leading you to this mesmerizing circular lake with turquoise waters. Explore the mystical crater’s rim, uncover ancient temples, and learn about its rich biodiversity and cultural significance. With legends, natural marvels, and history in abundance, this tour offers a day of discovery in the heart of the Meteorite Lake.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Lonar Lake Adventure: Drive to Lonar Lake, formed by a meteorite impact 50,000 years ago.
  • Explore the Crater: Walk along the lake's rim, taking in the stunning views and learning about its significance.
  • Lunch Break: Enjoy regional cuisine at a local restaurant at 1:00 PM (meal not included).
  • Afternoon Discoveries: Explore the lake, its wildlife, and cultural sites like temples and caves.
  • Return to Aurangabad: Head back, enjoying scenic countryside views.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 289
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 540
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 829
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 1031
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 1280
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 1569
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1858

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up Time: 8:00 AM

Indicative Drop-Off Time: 7:30 PM

Morning - Begin Your Journey:
Your exciting day kicks off with an 8:00 AM pick-up from your hotel in Aurangabad by your knowledgeable tour guide and driver.

Lonar Lake Bound:
Embark on a scenic drive to Lonar Lake, a natural wonder located approximately 122 km from Aurangabad. During the 2.5-hour journey, your guide will provide intriguing insights into the geological history and ecological significance of this unique lake, believed to have formed from a meteorite impact around 50,000 years ago. As you traverse the countryside, take in the picturesque views.

Exploring the Crater:
Arriving at Lonar Lake around 11:00 AM, you'll be greeted by its extraordinary circular shape, steep crater walls, and captivating turquoise waters. Walk along the rim of the crater, soaking in panoramic vistas of the lake and its surroundings. Your guide will regale you with stories of Lonar Lake's geological features, its diverse biodiversity, and its cultural importance, particularly as a sacred site for Hindus.

Lunch Break:
At 1:00 PM, indulge in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant (please note that the meal is not included in the tour cost), savoring regional cuisine and flavors.

Afternoon Adventures:
Resume your Lonar Lake exploration from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Descend into the crater and stroll along the lake's shores, observing the vibrant flora and fauna that thrive in this unique ecosystem. Keep an eye out for migratory birds, reptiles, and other wildlife that call Lonar Lake home. Visit nearby temples, caves, and points of interest, including the Daitya Sudan Temple and the Gomukh Temple, celebrated for their architectural splendor and cultural significance. Your guide will weave captivating tales and legends associated with Lonar Lake, including its references in ancient scriptures and folklore.

Return to Aurangabad:
At 4:30 PM, embark on the return journey to Aurangabad, relishing the picturesque vistas of the countryside. Reflect on the day's extraordinary encounters with natural marvels.

Evening Arrival:
Conclude your unforgettable day at 7:30 PM as you return to Aurangabad and are dropped off at your hotel.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional)

Languages

English

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