Top 10 Places To Visit Near Mumbai in Monsoon.
Monsoon or the rainy season is called the season of beauty as there is greenery everywhere in this season. Where in India the monsoon is from June to September. There are many best places to visit near Mumbai in monsoon. Where people from Mumbai as well as nearby cities search and visit many places for an one day trip to enjoy with their family and friends near. There are many forts, hill stations, dams and waterfalls to visit for a one day trip.
Here are the Top 10 Best Places To Visit Near Mumbai In Monsoon
1. KARNALA BIRD SANCTUARY
Karnala Bird Sanctuary is a one of the beautiful places to visit near Mumbai in monsoon. It is a bird Sanctuary as well as Karnala fort built by the great Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. This place makes a combination of nature as well as trekking experience in the monsoon, where you can enjoy the monsoon in Mumbai for one day with your friends and family. It is one of the nearest places from Mumbai for one day trekking in monsoon. You can see many birds spotted here in the forest of Karnala.
HOW TO REACH KARNALA :
- Mumbai ← 36 kms → Panvel ← 13 kms → Karnala bird Sanctuary (Via old Goa highway).
You can reach Karnala Bird Sanctuary by your private vehicle via Palaspe phata Panvel, toward old Goa highway. Or you can take a State government transport going to Pen or Alibaug, which will drop you near the gate of the Karnala bird Sanctuary.
- Mumbai (harbor line) → Panvel (by cab/auto) → Karnala bird Sanctuary
- Thane (trans-harbor line) → Panvel (by private jeep/auto) → Karnala bird Sanctuary
You can catch a train from Mumbai towards Panvel (harbour line) and thereafter, from Panvel highway you can catch a shared auto/jeep (tum-tum). Which will drop you at the Karnala Bird Sanctuary entry gate. Thereafter you need to start your Karnala trek which takes approx an hour to reach the fort.