Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Karnala
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Karnala Bird Sanctuary

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About Karnala Bird Sanctuary

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    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Summer: 7.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Winter: 7.00 AM - 6.00 PM

The Karnala Bird Sanctuary is located in Panvel Taluka of Raigad District, near Matheran and Karjat. This sanctuary is located in the total area of 4.27 sq. km. It contains a total of 150 species of resident and 37 species of migratory birds. Popular birds found at this sanctuary include magpie robin, malabar whistling trush, paradise fly catcher, golden backed woodpecker and many others. The most popular spot in this place is the thumb shaped pinnacle present at its top.

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  • Best Time:  During Sunrise
  • Length of visit:  More than 3hrs
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  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed

4 traveller reviews for Karnala Bird Sanctuary

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Abhijit Amberkar

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  • Abhijit Amberkar
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 1 Review
  •  270 readers

"Awesome trek to Karnala Bird Sanctuary with friends"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
First trek experience to Karnala having tension of exams going to held about 7 days after but all tension was lost when reached this place. Awesome place, nature is what lives here, we got there in the morning at 11 and stayed there for very long time. We just wanted to experience the nature and we did that.
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Moiz Engineer

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  • Moiz Engineer
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 4 Reviews
  •  562 readers

"Amazing getaway in the wild"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Sep 1, 2015
It is best short trip along with a hiking add on to this wonderful scenic place. It is must see for kids so that they can learn more about the nature. It is advisable to wear a good pair of shoes for hiking. Also please safeguard your valuable and stuff from monkeys. Food and herbal drinks a must to have. Overall a family trip to plan for a one day picnic.
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Rohit Kadam

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  • Rohit Kadam
  • 13 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  3265 readers

"Beware with the monkeys"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Aug 14, 2015
Grab the binoculars and head here to see the awesome birds. Just do not carry food as there are lot of monkeys here, they snatch food if you carry do not open until you get to the top.
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Prakash Tripathi

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  • Prakash Tripathi
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  1634 readers

"Natural place, good environment"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Nov 23, 2014
This place is specially for those person who love natural beauty. Superb place for enjoying holiday with family and friends. There is small bird sanctuary which have peacock as well as loving birds and there is very good natural environments. The karnala fort is situated at highest of the hill.
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