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Day Trek To Karnala Fort In Karnala Bird Sanctuary

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Trip Overview

The ruins of the Karnala fort are a popular destination for hiking and tourism. It is a trek of 1 hour from the bottom of the hill.


  • Trekking during the monsoon is really an exhilarating experience.
  • A unique micro-climate in the region.
  • The trail is an easy one.


Detailed Overview

Karnala fort is a hill fort in Raigad district about 10 km from Panvel city. Currently, it is a protected place lying within the Karnala Bird Sanctuary. It was a fort of strategic importance as it overlooked the Bor pass which connected the Konkan coast to the interior of Maharashtra and was the main trade route between these areas.

There are 5 resting places on the pathway made by the forest department. The final climbing steps near the entrance of the fort are made safe by iron railings. The water from the southernmost rock-cut water cistern is potable. 



  • Assemble at Kurla Railway Station at 6:30 am and board train to Panvel. Or you may board the same train from any station as per your convenience to reach Panvel at 7:30 am.
  • Alight at Panvel Railway Station and board a State Transport bus or sharing vehicle which will take you to Karnala Bird Sanctuary. 
  • Reach Karnala and have breakfast before you start the trek.
  • After you reach the top, you may spend some time and explore the surroundings.
  • On completing the descend you will have your lunch. 
  • After lunch, start the return journey to Panvel Railway Station.
  • Board the train to Kurla or your respective destinations. 

Basic Details

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Finish Point
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Start time
7:00 am
Trekking and HikingOutdoor Adventures
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  • All the transportation charges from Panvel to Panvel
  • Entry charges to Karnala Bird Sanctuary
  • Veg breakfast
  • Veg lunch
  • Guide and expertise charges

If opted for transport,

  • All the transportation charges from Mumbai to Karnala and back in a private vehicle. Please note that pickup will be arranged only within Mumbai city limits.


  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
  • Charges for cameras at Karnala Bird Sanctuary.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.

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Important Information

  • If participants do not reach the meeting point on time (for whatever reason) the group will proceed without them. No refund will be issued in this case. 
  • Please wear good trekking shoes (avoid sneakers)
  • Avoid carrying valuables on the trek
  • Please carry the following on the trek:
    • Water Bottles (2-3 Litres)
    • Rainwear
    • Personal basic medical kit
    • Ready to eat food like Biscuits, plum cakes etc.
    • Electral/ Enerzyl
  • No littering of any sort. 
  • Toilets are not available throughout the trek. 
  • Every participant will be responsible for his/her own safety.

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 7 days
  • 50% refund if cancelled before 3 days
  • No refund after that


Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Panvel Railway Station, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • The local contact person details and phone number will be sent to you in the booking voucher, sent to you via email after booking.
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