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Karnala (Maharashtra)

Hotels & Resorts in Karnala

Hotel Grade Rate per couple Plan
KSHANBHAR VISHRANTI ** Tariff Room only
Panorama Resorts *** Tariff Room & Taxes
K Stars Woodss Resort *** Tariff Room & All Meals
Shalom Resorts (Karnala)
Closed for Renovation
*** Tariff Room only
  

Karnala, Maharashtra

  

Karnala is 120 km from Pune and 13 km from Panvel. Between Pune and Panvel lies the Fort Karnala.

Just 10 km off the busy Mumbai-Pune highway a sign welcomes visitors to the Karnala Bird Sanctuary. As the road winds up a little ghat on Mumbai-Goa highway, travel-weary visitors feel a sudden freshness in the air as they enter this pocket-sized Eden.
 

Karnala is dominated by a fort, which rises up from the sanctuary at its base. The sanctuary is around 82 ft high from the sea level. On a clear day, the Mumbai coastline, 30 km away is absolutely visible from the peak of the fort. To the east of the fort, on the bank of the River Patalganga, is village Apte, on the west is Ransai while on the north is Vichwan. The whole area is lush green and rich with natural habitation of various birds like Red Vented, Bulbul, Horn Bill, Myna, Owl, Robin McPie and many others.

Karnala is a bird watcher's paradise and even the casual picnicker is rewarded with sights of colourful bird species.
 

The best time to visit the place is between November to February for bird watching.


The fort of Karnala and its steep rocks have always been a challenge for trekkers. Its close proximity to Mumbai makes Karnala an ideal spot for a one-day picnic. During the monsoons, the pathway leading to the pinnacle of the fort is almost permanently wreathed in wisps of cloud and mist, giving you an absolutely exhilarating feeling.

GENERAL INFORMATION

District :: Raigad Best Season :: All
Type :: Sanctuary Airport :: Mumbai (49 km)
Monsoon :: 300 cm Railway St. :: Panvel (13 km)
Climate :: Pleasant & Humid From Mumbai :: 49 km


Places of Interest

  • Karnala bird sanctuary.
  • Karnala Fort


Explore

  • Alibag.
  • Murud-Janjira.


Notes

  • Paradise for bird watchers and trekers.
  • Ideal for one day Picnic.
  • Better to carry binoculars.
  • Ideal for adventure sports at Karnala fort.
  • Avoid wandering in jungle after sunset.