Tungareshwar Temple and Waterfall near Vasai

Tungareshwar temple is the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, which is situated in the midst of the Tungareshwar hills, besides the Tungareshwar river which has numerous waterfalls in the months of monsoon. It’s a wonderful place to be in during the rainy season (June-September). Tungareshwar hills (Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary) have been declared a protected area […]

Gharapuri Caves or Elephanta caves near Mumbai

  Gharapuri Caves or as popularly known as Elephanta Caves are ancient Hindu caves located near Mumbai. They are located on the Gharapuri island which is 10km from the shore of Mumbai, one needs to take a ferry to goto the caves. The are 5 caves which belong to the God Shiva.   Cave number […]

Kanheri caves – Ancient treasure inside Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP)

Timings : 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. Entrance Fee : Rs 5 for Indian national, additional cost for photography. Best time to visit : Winter months (Nov-Feb) Kanheri caves which are ancient Buddhist caves are located deep inside the Borivali National Park / Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) and are approximately 6 km inside from […]

Ratangad Trek – The Jewel of Sahyadris

Click here for map of Ratangad. Cost of the trek : Rs 900. Grade : Moderate. Height : 1297m/ 4255 feet. The trek to Ratangad fort(The Jewel of Sahyadris) along with visit to Bhandardara dam had  been on my agenda for past year, ever since I visited Kalsubai peak. Ratangad falls in the same range […]

Guide to Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) / Borivali National Park

    Park Timings: 7:30 am – 6.30 pm for ticket holders. 5.30 am – 7.30 am for pass holders, morning walker Entry Fee : Rs 40 Lion & Tiger safari, boating, cycling, trail walks, butterfly garden, & Kanheri caves charges extra. Area of Park : 104 sq km. Geology : Deccan Trap SGNP (Sanjay […]