August 22, 2014
Khandala is one of the important hill stations in the state of Maharashtra and because of which, it is the pride of Sahyadri Mountains. Khandala is gifted with abundant natural beauty and it is definitely proved a popular destination for the people of cities of Mumbai and Pune. The beauty which khandala have is actually has to be experienced.
Khandala is endowed with abundant natural beauty and like Lonavala, it is also provides a popular gateway from the hustle and bustle of cities of Mumbai and Pune. The picturesque green surroundings of this pretty hill station attract the travelers towards it.
Geograhically Khandala is located in the western part of the state of Maharashtra that is in the western region of India. It is situated at a height of 625 meters. The spot actually lies on the western slopes of the Sahyadri mountain range. It is beautifully placed amongst the hills and valleys of the Sahyadri. Mesmerizing as they say Khandala never fails to charm its visitors. Khandala lies at a distance of 69 kilometer from Pune and 101 kilometer southeast of Mumbai.
From Lonavala, which is another exotic location, it is 5 km away. Khandala have a pleasant weather. In Summer season, that is April-June, are quite mild, while Winter season, that is November-February, are cool. But, in Monsoon season, it rains heavily between June and September.
How To Reach Khandala
The place is mainly connected with rail and roadways. Lonavala Railway Station is the nearest one from this place of natural beauty. Almost each and every express train connecting the cities of Pune and Mumbai pass through this station. Apart from that, one can even get there by availing buses, taxis or own car via the Bangalore – Mumbai National Highway. However, there is no airport located in this hill station. If you are planning to visit this place by airways, then you have to get yourself a ticket till the Pune Airport from where you can travel there by rail or roadways.Share