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Lonar Crater Private Sightseeing Day Tour from Aurangabad

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Trip Overview

Embark a journey to explore a notified National Geo-heritage Site. Located around 130 KM from the city of Aurangabad, this lake named Lonar Crater can be reached in a 3 hours drive.

Highlights

  • An ideal outing to visit the third largest saltwater lake in the world.
  • You will be at one of the four known, hyper-velocity, impact craters in basaltic rock anywhere on Earth.
  • Service of an experienced driver and a well-maintained car.
  • Complimentary water bottles and newspapers.

 

Detailed overview

Lonar Lake, also known as Lonar crater, is a notified National Geo-heritage Monument, saline, soda lake, located at Lonar in Buldhana district, Maharashtra. Lonar Lake was created by a meteor impact during the Pleistocene Epoch. It is one of the four known, hyper-velocity, impact craters in basaltic rock anywhere on Earth. The other three basaltic impact structures are in southern Brazil. Lonar Lake has a mean diameter of 1.2 kilometers (3,900 ft) and is about 137 meters (449 ft) below the crater rim. The meteor crater rim is about 1.8 kilometres (5,900 ft) in diameter.

Lonar Crater sits inside the Deccan Plateau—a massive plain of volcanic basalt rock created by eruptions some 65 million years ago. Its location in this basalt field suggested to some geologists that it was a volcanic crater. Today, however, Lonar Crater is understood to be the result of a meteorite impact that occurred between 35,000 and 50,000 years ago. The water in the lake is both saline and alkaline.

 

Itinerary

  • Your tour will begin with a morning pick-up from your hotel/residence in Aurangabad city limits.
  • Post a short meet and greet, you will be driven to the Lonar crater. Once at the lake, spend your time exploring the lake and its surrounding areas.
  • Lonar lake
  • Gomukh Temple
  • Motha Hanuman Mandir
  • Ambar Lake
  • Temple Point (Ram Mandir)
  • King's Seat
  • Daitya Sudan Mandir
  • For those with an interest in wildlife, the monitor lizard is reported to be prominent in the area. One can also spot peafowls, gazelles, black-winged stilts, brahminy ducks, grebes, shelducks, red-wattled lapwings, parakeets, robins, wild boars and many more. 
  • After the completion of the tour, you will be driven back to Aurangabad and be dropped at your hotel/residence in city limits.

 

Please note: 

  • This is not a guided tour, the driver will not be the guide for the tour.
  • This is an outstation tour hence the vehicle can not be used for the local city tour.

Basic Details

Start Point
Aurangabad Hotel/Residence
Finish Point
Aurangabad Hotel/Residence
Start time
7:00 am 8:00 am 9:00 am 10:00 am
Category
Tours & SightseeingFamily-friendly
Trip Code
O590A3227

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop (within city limits).
  • Charges for the private air-conditioned cab.
  • The driver and fuel charges.
  • Usage of the vehicle for up to 300 kilometres as per the itinerary (Extra kilometre charges will be applicable after the limit, please refer Important Information Section for details).
  • Complimentary water bottles and newspapers.

Exclusions

  • Airport pick-up or drop.
  • All parking & toll charges.
  • Monument entrance charges.
  • Any meals during the tour for the guests.
  • Anything else not specified in the inclusions above.

 

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Important Information

  • This is not a guided tour.
  • The driver will know the local language, English speaking driver can be requested for during the booking in "Special Request" section, though the same cannot be promised.
  • Pick up and drop locations has to be same. It can be different but extra charges would be applicable.
  • Sedans (4-seater) models provided are Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios or similar.
  • SUV (6-seater) models provided are Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Suzuki Ertiga or similar.
  • Night charge of Rs. 300 is applicable if the cab service is used between 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.
  • The tour has a kilometre limit of 300 kilometres.
  • After 300 kilometres, additional per kilometre charge will be applicable (to be paid directly to the driver)
  • For Sedan (4-seater) - Rs. 11 per km (additional kilometre charge)
  • For SUV (6-seater) - Rs. 14 per km (additional kilometre charge)
  • Any extra applicable charges to be directly payable to the driver in cash

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Hotel/residence pick-up and drop off within Aurangabad city limits.
  • The driver will pick you up directly from your hotel or specified pick up point. Please enter the full pick up address at the checkout page.
  • The driver and cab details will be shared with you 2 to 4 hours prior to the tour start time.
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