Stairway to Heaven- Trek to Kondana Caves

Kondana Caves are located in small village, Kondana, 33 km north of Lonavala and 16 km north west of Karla Caves. This cave group has 16 Buddhist caves. The caves were excavated in first century B.C.

It a perfectly suitable place for families and corporate also as it offers multiple reasons to explore like a trek through dense forest, Bird watching along the way, Historic Buddhist Caves, Yummy local food, Waterfalls to have fun in.


Kondana caves and waterfall

We reached Karjat at around 8.30AM. there is place called “Karjat Pool” at walk able distance from railway station from where you will get small Rickshaw’s (tum tum which cost around 350rs) to reach kondane village.


View from base village

Then we had breakfast and the trek started.


You will come across such amazing  view while trekking

while reaching destination we came across many beautiful and amazing waterfalls.


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the way to kondane caves was very neat and trek was not too difficult.


one can reach the destination in 40-50 mins but we were visiting every waterfall that came across our way, and we reached at kondana caves. It was very awesome place there is huge waterfall and caves.


Caves :


After exploring caves we had some fast food and some photographs. we reached at kondane village and had Awesome food by Deepak .

Evening departs to Karjat and then further proceed towards Mumbai

Entry fees : nil

Timing : Open

Trek Level : very easy

Best for – Nature Lovers, Photographers, Waterfalls

Best time to visit :Rainy season

Few Random Pics of ours 






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