Lavasa is among the planned cities in India located in the Pune district of Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of 65 kmfrom Pune and 180km from Mumbai and is located behind the dam of Varasgaon on the banks of Baji Pasalkar. Lavasa is hugely popular owing to mountains and valleys surrounding it. Due to the awesome location people find it an ideal placefor mountain climbing, hiking and trekking. Popular attractions here include Lakeshore which provides opportunity of adventure activitieslike boating against the water currents, cruises and jet skiing. It is an all weather favourite getaway with climate remainingsalubrious throughout the year. The ideal time to visit Lavasa is the monsoon season owing to the pleasant weather that allows the exploration of natural wildlife and waterfalls located in the region.
Lavasa can be accessed from Pune which is having the nearest airport at a distance of 49km from Lavasa. The other airportsinclude Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport of Mumbai located around 215 km. The newly constructed airport at Panvel is located145 km away.
Varasgaon Dam is the chief attraction in the region which is situated on the banks of the Mose River. The Mose River is the main water source to the entire city of Pune which is also suitable for various water sports. The Varasgaon Dam is also known as the Veer Pasalkar Dam. The dam is a popular picnic spot along with the nearby Panshet Dam.
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