Bhushi dam

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    Location: Bushi Dam, Lonavla, Maharashtra 410401, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2-3 hours

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    Bhushi Dam is a masonry dam on the Indrayani River in Lonavala, Maharashtra, India. The Indian Railways announced plans to develop Bhushi Dam as a tourist resort with participation from the private sector in 2014.


    This place will cheer you up during the monsoons which are the perfect time to visit the spot. The overflowing water over the steps of Bhushi Dam is eye-soothing. Due to the inconsistent flow of the water, swimming is not allowed in this place. 


    The overflowing water over the steps of this Dam and then through the rocky terrain make this place a hit among the people of nearby areas who throng in large numbers on weekends during monsoons and tend to get so crowded that many individuals find it hard even to get a decent standing spot.


    Bhushi dam

    This dam was built in the late 1860s for the Great Indian Peninsular Railway as a source of water for their steam engines and as of 2014, it is owned by the Central Railway zone of the Indian Railways, the successor to the Great Indian Peninsular Railway.

    Inside/Outside Views

    This place is a masonry dam on the Indrayani River in Lonavala, Maharashtra. It is a popular tourist attraction that is best visited during the monsoons when the water in the dam overflows and creates a sort of waterfall. Swimming is prohibited in the dam due to the inconsistent flow of the water, one can always enjoy it on the steps.

    Opening Hours

    9.00 am to 3.00 pm is the visiting time of this place.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee in this place.

    How to Reach

    By air: Pune international airport is a nearby airport. 

    By rail: Lonavala railway is the nearby railway from this place. You can reach this place by rail easily.

    By road: By road is the best way to reach this place. You can hire a car or cab to reach this place directly.

    Tips for Travellers

    • Walking up to the dam with waterlogging, mud, and uneven stones
    • The steps are so slippery, That’s why must wear footwear with good gripping.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes it’s safe

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes photography is allowed there and it’s free of cost.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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