Situated on the Western part of Maharashtra, Khandala is a hill
station which is located at a height 625 m on the Sahyadri mountain
range. Blessed with bounteous beauty, Khandala is a scenic
resplendent which is worth watching.
Blessed with natural beauty, Khandala is a picturesque destination
to explore. Founder of the first Maratha empire, Chattrapati
Shivaji, ruled the area around Khandala. Later it came under the
Peshwa ruler, who founded the second Maratha empire. Finally,
Khandala was taken over by the British when they defeated the
Tourist Attraction in Khandala
This is one of the beautiful garden which is situated near
Lonavala. The park has an old Mahadeo temple in the park. The place
got its name after an English officer Mr Rye, which stayed in the
place for quite some time. Initially it was under the care of civil
dept. In 1959, Ryewood was transferred State Government's Forest
Department. This garden has plenty of the place for children's play.
Better known as the playground which was converted into garden in
the year 1956. There is statue of Shri Shivaji Maharaj in this park.
Located at a distance of 4miles, Sakur plateau is at a height of
1000 feet. The plateau is on the way to Ambavane village. It
encompasses thick forests and is sparsely populated.
This park falls amidst Mumbai from Lonavala. The park gives a
spectacular view of the surroundings. On the Eastern side there are
two towers of Raimarchi fort which can be seen at the bottom of the
huge valley. Rajmachi Park has a restaurant and a temple. Rajamachi
Park has a children's park and host a regular bus service from
Lonavala bus station.