How to get there: Khandala is very well connected by Road and Rail. Every train or car going towards South India from Bombay via Pune has to pass through Khandala.
By Airways: Since Khandala does not have an airport, one has to fly to Bombay or to Pune. Nearest International Airport is Bombay and Domestic airport is Pune. Bombay international Air port is approximately 110 kms and Pune is 66 kms.
By Railways: There are several trains available from Bombay and Pune. Also there is a continuous frequency of local trains from Pune to Lonavala. Approximate fares are Rs. 70/- to Rs. 200/- from Mumbai C.S.T.
By Roadways: Khandala is well connected with Mumbai and Pune by road and the bus service for Pune (travel time 2½ hours) via Lonavala is good. However, it takes about four hours to reach Mumbai from Khandala. Buses shuttle between Khandala and Lonavala (15 minutes)
There are Taxis available from Dadar T.T. in Bombay and from Pune. Approx. fares from Bombay to Lonavala and Khandala ranges from Rs. 50 to Rs. 200/-.
Khandala is a hill station in the Western Ghats in the state of Maharashtra, India, about three kilometers from Lonavala. Khandala is one of the important hill stations in the state of Maharashtra and is the pride of the Sahyadri Mountains. Khandala is endowed with abundant natural beauty and like Lonavala, it also provides a popular gateway from the hustle and bustle of cities of Mumbai and Pune. The picturesque green surroundings of this pretty hill station attract the travelers towards it.
Due to the ease of accessibility from nearby cities, Khandala is a common area for hiking. One destination is the nearby peak of Dukes Nose, which offers a panoramic view of Khandala and the Bhor Ghat.