- Khandala is also a very special place for those who love the thrill of trekking and climbing.
- The Karla and Beige caves are 20 km from Khandala, which are made by cutting rock cliffs.
Jul 14, 2020, 05:40 AM IST
Khandala. You must have heard the song Aati Kya Khandala from the film Ghulam. A very attractive hill station. Beautiful plains, lush green fields, waterfalls and high mountains kissing the clouds. Khandala got all this as a gift from nature. Khandala is a favorite weekend destination for tourists, about 100 km from Mumbai's hustle and bustle.
The natural beauty scattered here easily captivates the mind. Especially during the monsoon, it is seen here. It seems as if nature is applying the beauty of the moon with its own hands. Who wants to go back after seeing the water fall here? Showers of waterfalls falling from a height of about 200 feet as if you want to take all the work in your arms.
Khandala is also very special for those who love the thrill of trekking and climbing. Those coming by railroad have to go through more than 20 tunnels. Which makes one feel the darkness of night even in daylight.
If you come to Khandala then definitely go to these places
- The mind gets mesmerized by the view of the Lions Point here. Many small waterfalls, lush green hills and lakes add to the beauty of the place during the rainy season. The Bushi Dam here is one of the places where a large number of tourists visit during the monsoon. The sound of water falling on the rocks here gives the tourists a lot of relief.
- The Karla and Beige caves are located 20 kilometers from Khandala. These hills are made by cutting rocks and stones. These stones are beautifully carved. There are also attractive temples built of the second century. The Buddha temple here is the most famous.
- Ekveera Devi Temple is situated atop a small hill near Karla Cave. To visit the Goddess, one has to climb about 200 steps. There is also the Bhairavnath Temple, which is famous for its architecture. Here the festival of Mahashivaratri is celebrated with great pomp and show.
- The Tunga Fort here is in Kamshet, surrounded by water on three sides. It was built in 1600 AD by the Adil Shahi dynasty. To reach this fort, one has to climb 1200 feet of climbing.
The weather of Khandala is very pleasant throughout the year. Tourists keep coming here for a year to visit. By the way, it is the most fun to come here during the rainy season. Small tourist points like Lions Point, Necklace Points, Rajmachi Points, Lonavala Lake attract everyone's attention.
how to go
You are both a train and a flight via Khandala. For this, you have to first go to Pune or Mumbai. Both these cities are connected to Khandala. From here you can go to Khandala via bus or taxi.