Sports in Lonavala
For people looking for a calmer place to spend their holidays. Lonavala makes an ideal choice. The hill station located on the western slopes of the Sahayadri, is located amidst the busy cities of Mumbai and Pune. With an altitude of more then 600 meters, the rigid rocky landscape of the hill station makes it highly popular for adventure tourism.
Lonavala is a great spot for Adventure Tourism
Being known as 'Jewel of Sahyadri', it is set amongst the slopes of the Sahyadri mountain range. Lonavala has to offer many adventurous activities in it. Be it some simple trekking to fantabulous sky-diving, one can get all type of audacious ventures.
With opportunities to indulge in a variety of adventure sports and activities, Della Adventure Park is popular among young adults as well as corporate groups looking to add some action to their team building workshops. Other activities to sing up for at Della include paint ball, night golf, archery , ATV riding, dirt biking and rappelling. Flying fox is also one of the most favorite activity at Della.
The Tandem Sky-diving is also available at Ambey Valley City near Lonavala, which offers a bird-eye view of Lonavala.
Out of the various adventure sports in the city, water sport is a must try. Contributing to the fun is the physical landscape of the hill station, which is sloped and hence allows a good water flow through the rocky terrains. Major water sports enjoyed in the area are waterfall rappelling, rafting, zorbing and more.
Along with private companies, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) opened a swank, modern and affordable water park recently. It is a maiden foray into the amusement sector to boost tourism in the state by MTDC.
MTDC first venture in this foray was the Karla Resort and Water Park (KRWP), after successfully trying their hands in water sports, adventure sports and motor sports. At Pawna Lake also, some of the water sports activities are running through out the year.
All in all, sports-lover will surely have a great time while being at Lonavala. Be it adventure sports or water sports, the activities going around Lonavala will surely shake you up.
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