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Pawna Lake | Information in Detail Lonavala Tourism and nearby spots picnic places Information

Updated: Nov 20, 2022

Pawna Lake, Pawna Dam was established in 1972. When Pavna Dam is planned to construct over Pawna River About 2500 acres of land was under the Irrigation Department of Maharashtra. The farmers living there rain water was the main source for farming. This had caused several droughts in Pawnanagar Region. after detailed survey conducted in the region and Maval Tehshil identified for the construction of Dam. Construction work of Pawana Dam Is began in 1964 also It was under stay for a year due to India-Pak war in 1965. The Dam was completed in 1972.

Increased civilization in Pimpri-Chinchwad and its Outskirts leads high water supply in future was The main reason behind Building Pawna Dam.

45 m (141 feet) in height and 1330 m (4363 feet) in length. Pawna Dam Is Hydroelectric Power Plant of 1240 Mega Watt Power Generation capacity.

Pawna Lake Geography

Pawna Lake is Surrounded and located in Western Ghat Regions of Sahyadri Mountain Range. The Mountain Valleys are full of beautiful hidden places among them one is Pawna Lake, surrounded by Historical Places, Lakes, Temples, Pandava's Carpet Caves, Forts, etc.

Pawna Lake Distance

Pune to Pawna Lake by Car/Bike

1) Via Kamshet: 65 km

Pune-->old Pune -Mumbai highway --> Somatne Toll plaza--> Take Left turn at Kamshet -->Pawnanagar --> Pawna Lake

Pune to Pawna Lake Via Kamshet Map

2) Via Paud: 52 km

Pune -->Pune-Paud Road --> Take Right Turn at Paud Chowk --> Straight from Jovan Chowk --> Pawna Lake

Pune to Pawna Lake via Paud Map

3) Via Somatne Phata: 57 km

Pune-->Old Pune-Mumbai highway --> take slight left at Somatne Phata by Parandwadi Road -->straight from Kadadhe chowk -->Pawnanagar chowk --> Pawna

Pune to Pawna Lake via Somatne Phata map

Pune to Pawna Lake by Local Train

1) Via Kamshet Station: 17 km

Pune railway station --> Get Down at Kamshet Station --> Take 10 min walk/Auto Rickshaw from station towards Pawnanagar Road chowk where you'll get local travels Jeep, Sumo, Bolero, etc. Upto Pawnanagar only then you have to take the same traveler or other one from Pawnanagar to Pawna Lake locations (Prices about 30-50 Rs per head but keep in mind as you asked them for Pawna Lake they will hike this prices as you're traveler so you have to bargain for prices --> and reach the appropriate Campsite Locations

Pune to Pawna Lake by train Map

Mumbai to Pawna Lake by Car/Bike

1)Via Kamshet: 117 km

Mumbai--> Vashi-->By Bengaluru-Mumbai-Pune highway--> Exit to NH48 at Lonavala exit Valvan--> on old mumbai-pune highway--> take right turn at Kamshet down the bridge--> Pawnanagar--> Pawna Lake

Mumbai to Pawna Lake via Kamshet map

2) Via Lonavala Market Gaothan: 105 km

Mumbai--> By Bengaluru-Mumbai-Pune highway--> Take Exit to Khandala-Lonavala towards NH47 old Pune-Mumbai highway upto Lonavala--> Take Right at Kumar Resort chowk--> Take left at Ch. Shivaji Maharaj Chowk --> Continue to Dudhiware Khind--> Ambegaon--> Take right at Aryan restaurant on your right--> Pawna Lake

Mumbai to Pawna Lake via Lonavala Gaonthan map

Mumbai to Pawna Lake by Train

1) Via Lonavala: 35 km

By Express Train from Mumbai Central Station to Lonavala--> Get Down ta Lonavala Railway station--> Grab Lonavala-Pune Local train from Lonavala Sttaion --> Get Down at Kamshet Station i.e. 2nd Number station--> Take 10 min walk/Auto Rickshaw from station towards Pawnanagar Road chowk where you'll get local travels Jeep, Sumo, Bolero, etc. Upto Pawnanagar only then you have to take the same traveler or other one from Pawnanagar to Pawna Lake locations (Prices about 30-50 Rs per head but keep in mind as you asked them for Pawna Lake they will hike this prices as you're traveler so you have to bargain for prices --> and reach the appropriate Campsite Locations

Mumbai to Pawna Lake by train

Pawana Lake easiest ways

Pawana Lake Is nearest to the very famous place in Maharashtra that's "Lonavala" I must say that Pavna Lake and Lonavla Hill station are two sides of a coin so it's come in category of Tourist Places Near Lonavla, Lonavla Lake, Lonavla Lake Camping and Pawna Lake Camping etc.

As Lonavla Hill station it is easy to get there by Train, Buses, Car, bike, Local Travels like Viz this travel facilities are same to the Pawna Lake

Pawna Lake has better Connectivity to mega cities like Mumbai, Pune by Express way, old Pune-Mumbai Road, and Railway from Lonavala And Kamshet. The kamshet is main market for local Peoples.

This travel facilities adds valuable advantage to make Pawna Lake easily available for everyone also Fomous, Trending for tourists.

Pawna Lake nearby Places

Pawna Lake backwater is 8 km from Lonavala and it's located in Central Maval locally known Pawan Maval. The Pavna Lake blessed with Sahyadri Mountain Range, Hills, Valleys and beautiful Lonavla Greenery all around. Hence it makes Pawna Lake a peaceful and mind healing place for everyone. Origin of tourist crowd to Pawna is mainly from Mumbai and Pune and now a days it's attracting peoples from nearby states to Pawna Lake from Kerala, Gujrat, Telangana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, as well Migrants from India to Other Countries who came back for Maharashtra Tourism.

Pawna Lake is surrounded by Historic Places Such as Forts, Lakes, Caves, Temples, etc Our neighborhood is Tung Fort, Lohagad Fort, Tikona Fort, Visapur Fort, Rajmachi Fort, Pawna Lake, Lions Point, Prati Pandharpur, Satya Sai Baba, Bhushi Dam, Karla Caves, Bedase Caves, Bhaje Caves, Dukes Nose, Shooting Vally, Rajmachi Waterfall, etc

Pawna Lake Activities

Tent Camping







Pawna Lake Tent Camping

The “Pawna Lake” Is the place where you feel so calm. Pawana Lake is a camping ground placed near Pawna Lake Back Water So Camping Known as “Lake side camping“. We Provides one night Tent Stay for guests with sharing tents. There are stay packages which included with food. Overnight Camping at Pawna Lake Camping, Stay Warm By Staying Beside Campfire, Surrender to Emptiness of the Location, Witness to the shades of Water going from silver to orange to navy, Gaze at the Stars while feasting on your BBQ meal.

Pavana Lake Camping is the nice place to visit which is located near to Mumbai and Pune. where lakeside camping is done at the camp ground. In that tent stay is provided. you have to choose a appropriate Camping Package in that you will get Evening Snacks, Barbecue, Dinner, Breakfast, etc.

Pawna Lake Booking is very simple on your finger tips. Pawna Lake offers different stay packages, Various Campsite, Activities, Food, etc.

How to book Pawna Lake

1) Through website:

Visit www.pawnalake.net -> select suitable Pawna Lake Package -> Read Package Details -> Read terms and conditions -> select Payment options Advance/Full payment -> fill details -> proceed for final payment -> Take screenshot of payment done and share with contact person.

2) also have flexible payment options such as Gpay, PhonePe, Paytm on our official Number 7066664458

Search for 7066664458 in "Pay on number" -> Camp In Pawna -> Short description of your booking ex. Name, Date, Total No. of people's in group,No. of Veg and Nonveg etc. -> Make transaction -> share screenshot of payment on our official Pawna Lake WhatsApp number 7066664458 👍

for this option you have to get connected with customer care number before your booking

Pawna Lake Cottages

Pawna Lake is famous for Lake side Camping where one night and two days lakeside Tent stay camping is done with different stay packages which included with food. But now days some peoples demanding for some specious stay so we built wooden cottages to fulfill guest needs while keeping it natural structured.

Pawna Lake Cottages available with food.

Pawna Lake Trekking

Tung Fort Trek Pawna Lake

Tung Fort at height of 1075 m above sea level. it is also known as Kathingad. "Kathin" meaning in marathi "difficult to climb". The distance from lonavala to Tung Fort is 24 km via Amby Valley City Road and 27 km from Pawnanagar Via Jovan Tungi Road. located Opposite to Pawna Lake Dam wall And looks like a Big Submarine in the lake. The tip of the fort occupies 2000 sqft area only which is very small and gives a sharp tip to fort.

Lohagad Fort Trek Pawna Lake

Lohagad Fort at a height of 1033 m from sea level. The Category of fort is Hill Fort. the distance from Lonavala to Lohagad Fort is 16 km via Malavali Lohagad Road and distance from Pawnanagar to Lohagad Fort is 15 km Via Pawnanagar Lohagad Road. located Centrally between Lonavala and Pawna lake. easy to reach by accessibility of bike, car upto the fort bottom at first step With bigger steps size till top of fort which makes the fort crowded any day. lohagad fort base camping is done and also availability of Hotel stays in Bhaje village.

Tikona Fort Trek Pawna Lake

Tikona Fort Is also known as Vitandgad. The Height from Sea Level is 3580 Feet. It is comes under hill fort type and pyramidal in shape, Tikona means Triangular. Located very close to Pawna Lake Dam wall distance of 2 km. Entire Pawna Lake and Tung Fort Incredible View from the fort. Lord Shiva's Temple present on top with 12 months small water ponds it never gets dried. About four Cannons still there.

Visapur Fort Trek Pawna Lake

Visapur Fort height from sea level is 1084 m. It's a neighbouring Fort of Lohagad with vice fort Bhatrashi. The fort is not so easy to climb cause lac of stairs. Huge top area with old houses, caves and big Carving of Hanuman. Distance from Lonavala is about 14 km via Patan Village.

Korai Gad Fort Trek Pawna Lake

Koraigad, Korigad is located near Amby Valley City at a distance of 20 km from Lonavala. It's above 923 m above sea level. The neighbouring village is Tel Baila and Peth Shahpur. Visibility to Mulshi Reservoir. Surrounded by big Amby Valley City project. Named Koraigad by Godess Koraidevi.

Dhak Bahiri Trek Pawna Lake

Dhak Bahiri is high altitude Cave situated near the village Jambhivli. It's too hard to climb with peak height from sea level is 823 m. The named by God Bahiri. One side Comes in Raigad District another in Maval district. Dhak Bahiri Distance from Kamshet is 20 km via Jambhavli Kamshet Road. At the Start of Trek God Shiva's famous "Kondeshwar Temple".

Duke's Nose Trek Pawna Lake

Duke's Nose Also known as Nagphani. Small Mahadeva Temple at top. Situated Near Kurwande Village at distance from Lonavala to Duke's Nose is 6.5 km. where different adventure activities and trainings done like Trekking, Rappelling, Rock climbing, Valley crossing etc. It's a first choice of trekkers in Lonavala. Self hilltop Camping is done at mid of Trek and then top of the trek.

Pawna Lake Boating

Pawna Lake is attracting tourists since last 6 years at large scale by upgrading activities such as Pawna Lake Boating, Paddle boating, swimming, Fishing, Lake tubing, etc. Pawna Lake is safe for human being cause no any harmful water living spicies. Lake is so deep we cannot predict the depth of Pawna Lake hence its mandatory to swim with life jacket.

Pawna Lake Kayaking

Kayaking is a Fun activity it involves moving on water In a small water vessel With the double bladed paddles.

Pawna Lake Activities includes Water sports activity Kayaking. Most couples families and groups prefer to Kayaking water sport which is so relaxing and stress relieving.

Pawna Lake Paragliding

Paragliding is the recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying.

Tandem Paragliding is also done at two locations Pawna Lake and Kamshet Which is 14 km from Pawna Lake. Paragliding sport is highly demanding because it's available only 7 months and rarely done cause High prices, less fly time about 10-15 min Also depends on wind direction and speed. The pawna lake Paragliding charges is about 3000 Rs in weekdays and 3500 Rs for weekend. There is 500 Rs extra charges for photos and video.

Pawna Lake zipline

A zipline is a system of suspended cables mounted on a hill or slope. Zipline adventure rider uses a pulley system to ride across the stainless steel cables, and with the help of gravity, they can travel up to 20-50 m/sec. Before zipline you should ensure for the safety measures such as helmate, safety harness, etc. Zipline at Pawna Lake is about 250 feet long.

Best Time to visit Pawna Lake

Pawna Lake Camping is done 12 months but most of the tourist prefers to arrive at Pawna Lake in mid of October month upto March due to ending of rainy season. Greenery is everywhere it feels like Hill's pulled over and slept under the green blanket. It's the time to visit Pawna Lake although the water level in Pawna Reservoir is 100% in these days.

Pawna Lake Evenings

Best sunsets Musical and scenic evenings at Pawna Lake occurs and in winter season all tourist places runs with 100 percent capacity. best scenic mornings at Pawna Lake most of the mornings are foggy it gives Mahabaleshwar feel.

December Last week Mercury falls upto 11-15°C at Pawna Lake. Dew wets the tent from outside sometimes inside as well. As the sunrays falls on your eyes it heals your body and soul.

Dew drops starts vapourizing it vanishes the Fogg and settles down the dust particles in atmospheric air results a crystal clear 4K Pawna Lake View.

Pawna Lake morning videos

People enjoys Sunrise while having breakfast with High Tea that's every Indians refreshment.

Pawna Lake evening snacks

The Pawna Lake also available in Rainy season but rarely active cause the Campgrounds are near to the Lake the roads upto campsite are soiled, rough and turns muddy while raining. Locals has habit to ride, drive over this Roads but guests doesn't and another reason is Campgrounds has shaded area for tent pitching has limited capacity, parallel to it the Power cuts and heavy rains, so it will leads to decrease tourist arrivals in Rainy Season.

Historic Places near Pawna Lake

Pawna Lake is surrounded by historic Places such as Caves, Temples, Forts

Caves near Pawna Lake

Karla Caves

Karla Caves are a complex of ancient Buddhist indian rock cut cave located at Karla village which is near the most famous tourist Hill station place Lonavala, Maharashtra. The caves are just 10 km away from Lonavala. Karla Caves distance from mega cities like Pune and Mumbai is 60 km and 100 km. The Karla Caves become famous by another reason i.e. Godess Ekvira Aai Temple located at the entry of cave about 20 feet distance.

Bhaje Caves

Bhaje Caves are neighbouring cave to the Karla Caves. Which is just 5 km away from Karla Caves. Cave is located 400 meter above Bhaje village. This cave is easy to reach has connectivity of Railway, Road you can take a 20 minutes walk from Malawali Station. Bhaje Cave is group of 22 Rock cut caves. Bhaje Caves are crowded in Rainy season by Tourists cause a huge Waterfall at this cave named Bhaje Waterfall.

This beautiful waterfall take your heart away. The name of waterfall after the most prominent Bhaje Caves. There are stay facilities Also available at Bhaje Village in 5 Star Luxury Hotel named Hotel Nature Shild.

Hotel consists of 16 AC rooms and well maintained Restaurant at ground floor with a neat and clean kitchen.

Hotel also available for business conferences with the huge Conference Hall on first floor which best suitable for Board Meetings in peaceful surrounding.

For entertainment purposes it has a Swimming Pool in hotel premises.

Bedase Caves

Bedase Caves are Buddhist rock cut monument situated at Maval, Pune District, Maharashtra. The exact location is Karunj Village, on Kamshet - Pawnanagar Road, Pune. Which is 9 km from Kamshet. This cave is situated in Maval region as other two caves Karla Caves and Bhaje Caves form a triangular shape, without Bedase caves the trilogy (Karla+Bhaje+Bedase) doesn't form in Maval region. Bedase Caves are comparitively less known and visited. While Karla and bhaje Caves has easy connectivity.

Wagheshwar Temple, Pawna Lake

The Wagheshwar Temple Pawna Lake is located at Pawna Lake. this temple is famous in Pavna Lake reason behind it only visible for 5 months otherwise still underwater for Seven months. visibility from may, june and jully months. temple is built in Pandava's time. its a God Shivas temple. this temple age is many years but still stood like built few years before. Pawna Lake is surrounded by many historic places, forts, caves, temples, Lakes, etc.

Prati Pandharpur Temple, Dudhiware khind, Pawna Lake

Prati Pandharpur Temple of Vitthal, Rukmini is at Dudhiware khind, Near Pawna Dam. It is the replica (Prati in Marathi) of famous temple at Pandharpur, Maharashtra, India. This temple is built by very famous Social Speaker (Kirtankar) Shri. Baba Maharaj Satarkar. Many tourists visits this temple in Rainy and winter season. Place is located Pawna Lake back water and surrounded by trees hence so peaceful and calming environment. Distance from Lonavala station to Prati Pandharpur Temple is about 7 Km.

Narayani Dham, Lonavala

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