The dam is located at the backdrop of scenic hilly terrains and lush green environments.
This is a much sought weekend and vacation destination in Lonavla.
The caves house a Buddhist monastery dating back to the 2nd century BC.
The monastery was once home to two 15-meter grand pillars.
The oldest of the cave shrines is believed to date back to 160 BC, having arisen near a major ancient trade route, running eastward from the Arabian Sea into the Deccan.
Many traders and Satvahana rulers made grants for construction of these caves.
But a visit here would be incomplete without indulging in the outdoors.
We had a wonderful trek, spending time in the real machans, set up along the trail, and then appreciating the flora along the way.
Lonavla is a great choice for those who wish to escape the hustle and bustle, heat and humidity of India's most populous city for a few days.
However do not expect a quiet or pristine environment, the popular Lion's and Tiger's Points are the usual chaos of street food sellers, rubbish, dogs and cows with the addition of monkeys look for food from people.
Lonavla is about 90 km (56 mi) away from the city of Mumbai and 65 km (40 mi) away from Pune City.
Bushi Dam is one of the majestic picnic spots in Lonavla.
The dam is magnificent during the monsoons with water gushing out through the dam make exhilarating waterfalls.