Go here for: Weekend Breaks, Adventure
Karnala is a bird watcher's paradise located at a distance of 120 km from Pune and about 60 km from Mumbai. The close proximity of Karnala Bird Sanctuary from Mumbai and Pune makes it an excellent destination for a quick break over a weekend or even a day trip. There are numerous species of colourful birds found here.
Karnala boasts of a rich history as it was ruled by many local and foreign invaders including Muslims, Portuguese and Marathas. The Karnala Fort, once a Maratha bastion that changed many hands, is a popular tourist attraction here.
Karnala is an ideal break in the lap of nature. One can visit this place for a picnic, a trek or simply to relax and unwind in the misty cool breeze. Karnala is worth visiting all year round except between March and June. However the best time to visit Karnala is from November to February.
Karnala has many places in and around to stay like Kshanbhar Vishranti, Rishi Resorts, Rest houses I & II (Inside sanctuary), and The Wood Holiday Resort . MTDC offers tents and the Forest Department has a rest house and cottages near the highway.
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