One can opt to drive to Lonavala or can also choose the convenience of the railways.
You should take the Indrayani Express (22105) from Mumbai that should reach Lonavala by 08:00 hours.
This rappelling adventure is not for the faint-hearted! You'll be lowering yourself over the 300 foot high snout of Duke's Nose, a famous cliff in Lonavala. From the top, you'll be able to see the tremendous drop beneath you, with nothing to hold you except a sturdy harness. You'll place one foot on the craggy rock beneath you, looking for your next foothold. The other foot follows. After that, it gets easier, and you'll love the thrill of this epic adventure!
You'll enjoy the fun of an early morning train journey, and will do a short hike to the top of the Duke's Nose cliff. After a briefing, you'll gear up and begin your rappelling descent over the cliff.
NOTE: You can also choose to do zip-lining across the valley for an additional cost.
IMPORTANT: The weight limit for this activity is 35-102 kgs.
If you're travelling from Mumbai to Pune on the highway, you'll be able to see the towering Duke's Nose peak in Lonavala. It stands out from all the greenery, thanks to its prominent shape and the steep drop on one side. Due to its unique shape, it is popularly used for adventure sports such as rappelling, rock climbing and valley crossing. Watch out for the stunning views of the morning sun banishing the mist from the valleys as you rappel down the rock face.
Go on a rappelling trip near Lonavala and challenge yourself by rappelling down a 300-foot cliff. | Do a fun morning trek to the top of Duke's Nose. | Soak in the gorgeous views of Lonavala in the early morning.
Arrive at Lonavala Station by 08:00 hrs and meet your tour leader and fellow rappellers here. You’ll be driven to Kurvande village by local transport where you’ll eat a hearty breakfast. After a brief introduction session, you'll begin your trek to Duke’s Nose. It is a short trek but you’ll get scenic views of the Sahyadri and surrounding hills. At Duke’s Nose, you’ll be given a demo of how to do rappelling, and then it's your turn. It's a real thriller! After you're done, you'll trek back to the base village to enjoy some light snacks. You'll be driven back to Lonavala station after this. Your trip ends here.
For cancellations made 21 days or more before departure of the rappelling trip near Lonavala: 100% refund.
For cancellations made 16-21 days before departure of the rappelling trip near Lonavala: 75% refund.
For cancellations made 8-15 days before departure of the rappelling trip near Lonavala: 50% refund.
For cancellations made 0-7 days before departure of the rappelling trip near Lonavala: No refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.
Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited while rappelling near Lonavala.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.