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Address: Karli, Lonavala, India
Phone Number: 9766425981
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Private Day Tour: Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai
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Private Full-Day Excursion to Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai

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Nice place to be in Monsoon

I visited this place in July and this place is very good. The view from this place is good and we can see a lot of caves built were there are many historical structures. It is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sudeep R
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Pune, India
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57 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited Karla caves on the way to Lohgad. Nice piece of architecture. Needs little bit more maintenance. Camera recommended

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Thank ap4251
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is beautiful place on hills which has a temple of ekvira goddess. You have to 100s of step to reach their. Lonavala view is fantastic from there. Visit is must when in lonavala.

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Thank Ajay S
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Caves is top of the mountain and needs a walk for around half an hour or so.. but it is worth the walk.

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Thank Swetha M
Pune, India
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited yesterday. While the structure itself is impressive and awe inspiring, the facilities provided by government is pathetic. Be ready for: Broken, potholed, untarred roads that connect the site from NH-4 Steep approach road - slippery, potholed, devoid of side rails Inadequate parking - mostly grabbed by local auto-rickshaws Garbage, and in huge quantity everywhere Poor, EXTREMELY POOR maintenance We... More 

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Wildegg, Switzerland
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm very sad to write this. But karla cave is not worth to go. From a historic aspect of course it could be beautiful, but it is tourist trap and awfully dirty. If you want to see an almost similar place go to bhaja cave. And please take your litter back home either visiting karla and bhaja cave, or what... More 

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Thank Nick B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place in July and this place is very good. The view from this place is good and we can see a lot of caves built were there are many historical structures. It is a must visit place in Monsoon.

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Thank Sudeep R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to visit. Caves and spring in monsoon looks great. Tracking is enjoyable in the monsoon season.

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Thank Gunanidhi P
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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51 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Must visit place during monsoon. One can see lush green beauty and so many waterfalls all around!! We had a gala time there with Friends, mini trek 250 steps, getting drenched in waterfalls, bhuttas eating and near by Sunny da dhaba visit!! Supper Fun during Monsoon.

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Thank sweetneena
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place to visit Near Lonavla, Karla Caves known for its ancient architecture, with Ekvira Devi Temple situated in the campus.

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Thank JayshreeTour
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is nice to visit but needs to be maintained. Almost no maintenance by the government. Most of the cave part is closed though. Still it worth a visit I say..

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