Few visitors to Bombay are aware that it is the only metropolis in the world with 104 sq kms of virgin forest within its borders, just waiting to be explored.
For visitors who are eager to stray off the beaten track, the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, better known as the Borivli National Park, offers a pleasant change from the usual sights and attractions of the big city.
A Park for All Seasons
Krishnagiri Upvan or Recreational Area
Ajanta & Ellora
The Lion Safari & Deer Park
Tulsi and Vihar Lakes
Area: 104 sq kms.
By Rail: Borivli is a 40 minute train ride from Churchgate Station in South Mumbai. On Sundays and public holidays, a regular bus service plies between Borivli station and Kanheri Caves, passing through the recreational area. Taxis are also available.
By road: Borivli is accessible by road. Depending on the traffic, the trip could take around 75 minutes from Churchgate, driving along the Western Express Highway.
Information: Courtesy Government of India
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