back in the 15th century, the Queen of the area "Rani Durgavati” lived here. It is a perfect example of weathering.
NAGPHANI (DUKE'S NOSE) Nagphani (Duke's Nose) is a cliff at Khandala, near Lonavala. The cliff bears resemblance to a snake’s head and hence, the name Nagphani. One can find a small shrine at the top. The Nagaphani gives you spectacular views of the Mumbai-Pune road and rail corridors, as well as marvelous views of Khandala and the surrounding Sahyadri peaks.
Lonar Crater is the largest impact crater in basalt rock in the world. 50,000 years ago, a 2 million-ton meteorite hit the earth to create a big space approximately 1.83 kilometers in diameter and 150 meters deep where lies a saline soda lake. There are some unusual flora and fauna. The crater is abode to hundreds of Indian as well as many species of migrant birds as well. “Beautiful place and a perfect blend of nature, said a traveller.