Sahyadri Hills and a Lake made this place unpolluted and healthy. At a height of 600 m above sea level with a Valvan dam, Lonavala is a perfect place to a small get together.
Karla: 10 km away from Lonavala, karla is famous for Buddhist caves. Main Chaitya hall is 16 m high and special example of Chaitya structures and it is the largest one. Pillars are special with good carvings of men and women along with elephants.