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Pawna Lake Camping , Mumbai- My Guide

Pawna lake located over historic forts of Lohagad, Visapur, Tikona and Tungi offers the great sights between Sahyadri ranges. Pawna lake which is 14 kms away from Lonavala while 105 kms away from Mumbai is the most famous tourist destination where you witness the pristine and untouched beauty of nature. It offers a perfect place for weekend getaway where you get to spend the night beside the lake by camping over it. 

You get to see the ancient caves of Karla, Bhaja and Bedse which has its own uniqueness inscripted with its architecture. 

Pawna lake is one of the famous lakes which is 10 kms away from Kamshet and it has a lot to offer with the lush green landscapes. If you want to move away from the hassles of this world then Pawana lake camping provides you with the utmost peace and calmness. You can also get to do various activities which includes swimming, barbeque, stargazing and bonfire during the stay. Not only this you get to do adventurous activities like kayaking, rifle shooting, motor boat ride, pedal boating which will make your camping more exciting. 


Pawana lake camping is a 2 days and one night camping where you encounter the beauties of nature by being away from the city life. 

Day 01- Arrival at the Pawna lake campsite. You can check in by evening and have a blissful walk around Pawna lake. You enjoy BBQ and bonfire at night. And what are you waiting for to thrill yourself with some music and dance. 

Day 02- Checking out from the Pawna lake campsite before watching a beautiful sunrise will make your journey more charming. After having breakfast you may checkout with sparkling memories.  

Important: The roads to reach Pawana lake is steep and gives you more thrill when you drive and especially the last 10 kms you need to be careful as the paths are curved and after sunset it becomes difficult to drive. So the best time to reach Pawana lake would be before sunset that is 6:30 PM. 

How to reach Pawna campsite:

If you are coming from Mumbai then you can travel through an express train or travel through Dudhiware Khind route which is 105 kms away and the road is also not properly built and you will find no ghats over there but just the twists and turns. From there you reach Lonavala and hire a jeep easily to reach Pawna lake which is 17 kms away. 

However if you are coming from Pune then you can travel through a local train or choose to travel by road by taking Pimpri Chinchwad road that leads to Kamshet and from there you can hire a jeep to Pawna lake which is around 22 kms away from Kamshet. 

Things to carry:

-Comfortable footwear

-Sunscreen or sunglasses

-Extra set of clothes

-Mosquito repellent

-Torch with extra batteries

-Camera to capture the magnificent Pawna lake

So what are you waiting for? Pawna lake camping is the most ideal place where you can experience the warm and soothing presence of mother nature. When you reach Pawna lake the experience is breathtaking as you see how the Pawna lake rests so gracefully in the valley covered by mountains. You explore the forests and meadows which will lead you to infinite pleasures.

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