Inspired by the Italian town of Portofino, Lavasa Hill City is a planned city built close to Pune. The construction of this city began in the late 2000s and today it houses educational institutions, business centres and a number of tourist attractions. Lavasa Hill City is India’s newest hill station and tourism in Maharashtra got amped up since Lavasa Hill City has opened its door for tourists. The city hosts a multitude of events including New Year’s bash, Christmas Eve celebration, musical events, dance competitions, adventure and camps for children. Sports tournaments, football leagues and water sports activities are also organized from time to time. With over 20 eateries in Lavasa which only serve great food at decent prices, one can experience and enjoy the some of the best flavours of Maharashtra cuisine. The platter begins from local delicacies to gourmet chef specialities and that makes it a paradise for all the food lovers out.
There is a vast array of events, functions, tournaments, and tours to enjoy in Lavasa Hill City. One may also relish Jet Skiing; cruising in expansive lake; kayaking; lunch at the lakeside promenade; dirt biking; trekking, and de-stressing in Dasvino amidst its scenic beauty along with sightseeing at Temghar Dam.
To reach Lavasa by flight, you need to avail air transportation to Mumbai or Pune Airport after which you will have to arrange for a rental car, bus or taxi to reach Lavasa. The journey on road from Mumbai or Pune to Lavasa will fairly take up to 3 to 4 hours. The nearest railway station is Pune Railway Station which is about 29 kms from Lavasa. All major cities and towns of India are connected via rail to Pune. You need to travel by road to reach Lavasa after getting off the train and as the road condition is good, your journey is expected to be smooth.
Lavasa experiences a pleasant weather all year around which makes it a prime travel destination of Maharashtra. In summers, the temperature goes as high as 36 degree Celsius which makes it a bit hot but not enough to ruin your tour. Rain pelts down quite heavily during July to September. Winters, i.e., October to March, is a comfortable period to visit Lavasa when temperature ranges from 10 to 25 degree Celsius.