Need a fresh, new plan for the weekend? Tired of the same old parties and binge drinking and eating? Excellent, why not head out now and breathe some fresh air? Just about 60 km away from our Pune city is an expanse of nature, lush green, windy, and serene, waiting just for you!
Lonavla is a God-given gift for Punekars as well as Mumbai peeps. A one-day trip can be enough to detox you from your city blues. So call your squad and mark your calendars, we’re here to help you with the itinerary. Here are six activities which can make your one-day Lonavla trip absolutely amazing!
Enjoy Breakfast @ German Bakery
A trip to Lonavala cannot start without breaking bread at German Bakery Wunderbar. Yes, there’s one in Lonavla as well, and it’s just as good! Have a filling breakfast and take a pause, let the fresh air help you with your digestion, then move on!
Head to Lion’s Point
Lonavla has several scenic views, but few rival the one from Lion’s Point. Stand on the edge and get a panoramic view of the entire lush green valley; a superb spot for clicking photos. There are a few food stalls around this area as well, if you want to munch on a bhutta.
Visit Sunil’s Celebrity Wax Museum
Wax Museums always offer a fabulous time for the entire family and Sunil’s Celebrity Wax Museum is no different! With 84 different statues of various celebrities, you have to check out this museum if you have some spare time. Pose with these lifelike statues and click some amazing selfies!
Lunch @ Lonavla Restaurant & Bar
A popular restaurant among those who frequent Lonavla, lunch at this place will be a memorable affair. An old-school dining experience, try their Butter Naan and Butter Chicken. For those who need a change, their Chinese menu is pretty amazing too!
Visit Karla Caves
One of the most famous Buddhist spots in our country, Karla Caves should definitely be visited if you’re a history or archaeology enthusiast. Located just ten kilometers away from Lonavla, Karla Caves are a must-visit for you and your family!
Stock up @ Maganlal Chikki
A trip to Lonavla is incomplete without visiting the famous Maganlal Chikki House. It’s here that you can buy these sweet and savoury Lonavla souvenirs for you and your loved ones. Peanut, fudge, chocolate, or traditional chikki, the choices will spoil you!
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