2 Days Itinerary for Lonavala | The Orchid Lonavala

2 Days Itinerary for Lonavala

a river running through the mountain - The Orchid Lonavala

Planning for a two-day trip away from the mundane of city life? Visit Lonavala, a beautiful hill station nestled on the idyllic Western Ghats of India. Encompassed by charming valleys and iconic landmarks, it is perfect for a short trip. In this blog, we have curated a 2-Day Lonavala itinerary covering all the major tourist attractions.

Day 1

Start your weekend getaway in Lonavala with a trip to Karla Caves - an ancient Buddhist cave composed of intricately carved rocks. Built circa second century, it is one of the oldest Buddhist shrines in India and is home to the magnificent Ekvira Temple dedicated to Goddess Ekvira. Chaityagriha is a prominent prayer hall in the Karla Caves. Spread across a vast area, it can accommodate a large number of people. Experience tranquillity and peace at this historical landmark.

A 45-minute drive will lead you to the exquisite Tiger’s Point. Perched at an elevation of 650 m, it is bestowed with a picturesque view of the Western Ghats. Surrounded by a lush green forest and a beautiful cascading waterfall, this place will certainly take your breath away. The panoramic Lion’s Point is located just 450 m from Tiger’s Point. Assorted with breathtaking hills, lakes and waterfalls, it is a wonder to behold.

lush green mountains of Tigers Point - The Orchid Lonavala
crystal clear water of Bhushi Dam - The Orchid Lonavala

The next tourist attraction in our itinerary is the spectacular Bhushi Dam. Sitting on the banks of the Indrayani River, it is one of the most visually appealing places to visit in our Lonavala tour itinerary. The lofty hills and the swift gush of water create a gorgeous waterfall here. Rejuvenate your body and soul here amidst this serene ambience.

As the first day comes to an end, check out our luxurious accommodations at The Orchid Lonavala. Our hotel is decked with umpteen amenities and unparalleled services. Enjoy a relaxing stay in our opulent rooms and devour a scrumptious meal at our in-house restaurants after your long day.

Day 2

Continue your second day in Lonavala with a trip to Sunil's Wax Museum. The museum is embellished with 100 life-like statues of famous celebrities like Michael Jackson, AR Rahman, Chhatrapati Shivaji and Kapil Dev. The scenic Bhaja Caves can be visited next. It is the perfect place to get a glimpse of traditional Buddhist culture. This Buddhist cave features fourteen grandiose stupas standing the test of time. Among them, nine stupas exhibit beautiful inscriptions by Buddhist monks.

On your day 2, Lohagad Fort is a must-visit in Lonavala. This archaeological site is a treat for the eye and soul. It is surrounded by carpeted green mountains and enchanting landscapes. There is no better way to end your two-day trip than experiencing the romantic sunset in Pawna Lake. Engulfed by the lofty Kamshet mountains, this secluded lake is ideal for spending a lovely time with your partner.

the exterior of a fort at lohagad - The Orchid Lonavala

We hope our Lonavala itinerary for 2 days helps you plan your next weekend getaway.