Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Open Time : 7:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Entry : paid
Address : Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Western Express Highway, Borivali East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Website : sgnp.maharashtra.gov.in
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Why to visit Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Known as one of the most popular national parks, millions of tourists flock to see the leopards, macaques, boars, lions, flying foxes, kingfishers, sunbirds, and other butterflies that can be found there. The stony cliffs have been sculpted into the caves.
About 20% of Mumbai's land area is made up of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, formerly known as the Borivali National Park, which is home to an astounding 1300 kinds of flora and more than 500 species of wildlife.
Over 2 million people visit this 104 square kilometre national park each year, making it one of Asia's busiest. The park is reputed to be the biggest park in the world that is situated inside a city. Within the forest, there are two man-made lakes that are year-round havens for migratory birds and crocodiles.
Wildlife Safari at Sanjay Gandhi National Park:
The SGNP's main draws include the Lion and Tiger Safari. began with the goal of encouraging ecotourism. A twenty-minute trip through a forested region that is gated in allows for up-close encounters with lions and tigers. The national park is home to four tigers and about twenty lions. The cost of the safari is INR 64 for adults and INR 25 for kids.
FAQ on Sanjay Gandhi National Park
What hotels are near Sanjay Gandhi National Park?
Hotels near Sanjay Gandhi National Park: (6.15 km) Fortune Park LakeCity (6.87 km) Royal Hometel Suites (8.20 km) The Fern - Goregaon
What attractions are near Sanjay Gandhi National Park?
Attractions near Sanjay Gandhi National Park: (1.10 km) Kanheri Caves (3.96 km) Tarot, Angel and You (5.33 km) Enfield Riders
How to reach Sanjay Gandhi National Park?
It is near Mumbai's northern border. It will take roughly an hour to get from Churchgate to Borivali on the local rail. You may take an autorickshaw up to the park gate from there. The Borivali railway station is the closest railhead.
What restaurants are near Sanjay Gandhi National Park?
Restaurants near Sanjay Gandhi National Park: (5.93 km) Prashant Corner (5.36 km) Barbeque Nation (5.89 km) Family Tree Restaurant
Take a boat ride on the anthropogenic lake at the main gate or a pleasure ride on the wildly popular ‘van rani' mini-train. Take a hike up to the Gandhi Tekdi and take in the view. Also, in the park's heart, see the Kanheri caves, which are almost two thousand years old.
By Suraj Seth