#8 of 22 Places to Visit in Lonavala
Distance (From Lonavala Railway Station): 3.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours
Place Location: Near Khandala
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto / + Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 2 km from Khandala Railway Station, 3.5 km from Lonavala Railway Station, 94 km from Mumbai & 70 km from Pune, Kune Falls is a scenic waterfall situated near Kune village in Pune district of Maharashtra. It is one of the famous waterfalls not to miss in a Maharashtra tour and also one of the best places to visit in Lonavala.
Kune Falls lies at an altitude of 622 m set against the stunning backdrop of the famous Sahyadri Mountains. It is a three-tiered waterfall cascading down from a height of 200 m and is a must include tourist place in Lonavala tour packages. The waterfall is divided into 2 sections and the highest drop at this three-tier waterfall is of about 100 m. The place is completely surrounded by lush green vegetation and provides a great visual experience.
The falls attracts tourists in large numbers during the rainy season when the waterfall is in its peak form and flows down with a huge gush. Bathing and swimming are popular activities in the waterfalls. The water that flows through the valley runs for many days even after the monsoon season is over.
The Kune Church is located within the close proximity of Kune Waterfalls and serves as a landmark to reach the waterfalls. From the church, it takes just a short walk to reach Kune falls. The waterfall is located on the old Mumbai-Pune Highway.
Currently, the approached road to Kune Falls is a private property. So, visitors are not allowed to visit the falls.