Lonavla is fast emerging as a compact smart city in its own way. Having advantages of being in between Mumbai and Pune it enjoys access from the airports and railway stations of both the cities. Being part of district Pune it is also connected by local train with Pune. Lonavla is among the best and busiest holiday destinations in Maharashtra and gets maximum footfall of tourists on weekends. Lonavla provides a quick get away picnic to the Mumbaikars and Punekars. Lonavla is also a writer’s paradise. Most of the successful Indian films have been written here. Lonavla is also second home to most of the Bollywood celebrities. Lonavla has various academic institutes, which makes it a perfect place for learning. Ftii Pune and Film Archives is just 65 kilometers away from Lonavla. It enjoys the best of monsoon between the months of June and September every year. The weather is pleasant round the year and does not hit the extreme temperatures in any season.