Khopoli is a small industrial city in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is situated at the base of the Sahyadri Mountains and so, is surrounded by hills. It has developed swiftly in the past few years due its close proximity with cities like Mumbai and Pune. It is here that the first hydropower station in India was built.
Places to Stay
Some places to stay at Khopoli are the Dhurshet Forest Lodge( tariff approx. Rs. 2000 onwards), the Big Red Tent,( approx Rs.1000- 1500) Rishivan Resort ( tariff Rs.1800 -2200)
Marathi is the local language of Khopoli.
Ganesh Chaturthi is widely celebrated every year. It falls between the months of August and September.
Places of Interest
The Adventure and Activities Camp near Khopoli is very appealing to tourists. (15 km away) This campsite provides people with ample amount space for trekking and a of number of adventure activities. This place is situated at the base of the Western Ghats. The Tudor Retreat ( 13 km away) is a farm that is located by the lake near Khopoli, Maharashtra. It consists of 10 acres of land and is surrounded by greenery on all its sides. Visitors can swim in the lake, enjoy the amazing waterfalls and trek in the area. It is popular destination for picnics and weekend trips.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Khopoli is Pune airport. This airport has both domestic and international flight facilities. It is 89 km away from the centre of Khopoli.
Railway Transport is excellent in Khopoli. There are more than 7 trains from Mumbai CST station to the Khopoli Railway Station.
The most convenient way to travel to Khopoli is by bus. There are regular bus service operators such as Shreenath Travellers that people can use to travel from Khopoli to other cities and vice-versa. You can get discount coupons for bus booking if you plan to book your bus tickets at least a fortnight prior to your journey.