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Best Time to Visit Lonar Lake

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Best time to visit Lonar Lake is from November till January.

Lonar Crater is the worlds oldest and largest crater located in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Lonar is situated around 550 km from Mumbai, around 160 km from Aurangabad and around 140 km southeast of the famous Ajanta Caves. Lonar Lake is a saltwater lake at Lonar in Buldana district, Maharashtra, India, which was created by a meteor hitting the Earth during the Pleistocene Epoch. A lake that evolved in the resulting basaltic rock formation, is both saline and alkaline in nature. Geologists, ecologists, archaeologists, naturalists and astronomers have reported several studies on the various aspects of this crater lake ecosystem. It is surrounded by forests with a large variety of birds, particularly peacocks, owls, red-wattled lapwings and ducks. In the lonar sarovar there are number of medicinal and aromatic plants observed.

The best time to visit Lonar crater lake is during winter season i.e. from the month of November to January. It is the ideal time as the climate is soothing and you can enjoy one full day at this location. March to May is the summer season which is dramatically hot and the heat is unbearable here. the temperature during summers may rise above 42 degrees centigrade. June to September, Lonar town witnesses moderate rainfall, so if you have plans to explore the region, rains may play a spoilsport.