| At a Glance|
|Height above mean sea
|| ~ 1410 ft (~ 429 m)|
|| Kalyan to Panvel (road, 35
km)- Karnala base (road, 12 km)|
reach the top
||1 1/2 to 2
hrs from base|
||Water cisterns are available at the top|
season to visit
||Any time except
Darwaja, fortification, Buruj's etc|
||Cave at the top, govenrnment rooms
(Forest dept) at the
Karnala is situated about 12 km from Panvel. Karnala fort actually is a part of
"Karnala Bird Sanctuary" which hosts varirty of birds.
| 1. Beehives are often seen on the pinnacle and Honey bee's, if disturbed, can be troublesome.
| Sight Seeing|
1. This is a very small fort, which probably was built to keep a watch on surrounding Kokan region. It's peculiar, thumb shaped pinnacle is a attraction for all.
2. Fort has 2-3 Darwaja's (Gates) in a good condition and bastions as well.
3. Fortification is in good condition in some parts of the fort.
| All references regarding duration
of trek and transport are given with respect to Kalyan, which is
about 50 km north-east of Mumbai.|
| email@example.com Deepan Ashok Choudhary|
| firstname.lastname@example.org Abhijit Ulhas Avalaskar|
| Last updated on : 1st Dec 2005|