Lavasa is a striking city 50 km away from the Pune district of Maharashtra, India. It is planned over 25,000 acres. Set in the Sahayadri Mountains, Lavasa offers beautiful landscapes, dams and scenic extravaganza. Water sports, jet skiing and adventure activities such as mountain climbing, hiking and trekking attracts tourists all year round. Exotic therapeutic massages, ayurvedic treatments and luxury cruise boats are available here. Lavasa is known for its Hospitality Management College. There is a golf course and a football academy coming up.
Places to Stay
There are some budget friendly hotels located close by which include Hotel Lxia (Tariff – Rs. 1071), Hotel Bhooshan (Tariff – Rs. 1210) and Hotel Basera (Tariff – Rs. 1157).
The official language of Lavasa is Marathi. English is also spoken.
Lavasa Women’s Drive (February), The Tuscan Food Festival (November), Deepavali (November) and Christmas (December) are the major festivals that are celebrated in Lavasa.
Places of Interest
Temghar Dam, Waterfall Safari, Vortex Splash Pad and Lakeshore Watersports are some places that are worth visiting in Lavasa.
How to Get There
Pune Airport (65 km away) is the nearest airport to Lavasa.
The nearest station is situated at Pune at a distance of 37 km.
There are various buses from Mumbai and Pune that connect to Lavasa. The Watunde Bus Stand at Lavasa is 20 km away from the city. K K Travels and Prasanna Tours & Travel Pvt. Ltd. are some of the major bus operators that offer good services. Get your tickets from online bus ticket booking sites like Ticketgoose.com and travel tension free.