Lonavala is basically a proper hill station with almost all sorts of proper amenities available at ones doorstep. Because of the scenic beauty of the region and the beautiful atmosphere huge number of tourists visits the place at regular intervals especially during monsoons. Tourism is a major economic activity of the people, with huge number of hotels and restaurants around the city; tourism really contributes a lot to the economic growth of the city. There are few cottage and handicraft mills located in the city. The city is known for a special kind of sweet product known popularly by the name of ‘Chikki’. This product is famous nationwide and is also an important economic contributor of the region.