Sanjay Gandhi National Park is situated in Borivali, Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is located on 0.9 km east to the Borivali Railway Station and 40 km from Mumbai Central Station. It is a high protected area and one of the most visited national parks in the world. The park timing is 7.30 am to 6 pm. A lot of tourists also visit 2400 years old Kanheri Caves which lies in the park. The park attracts almost 2 million people each year on an average. The park is spread over a land of 104 sq. km. The park’s three side are surrounded by the most populated city Mumbai. We are providing you guidance on how to reach Sanjay Gandhi National Park by various means of transportation.
How to Reach Sanjay Gandhi National Park by Train, Bus, Car, Road or Bike
To reach Sanjay Gandhi National Park by train, you should take train up to Borivali, which is 40 km far away from Mumbai Central Railway Station. From Borivali, you can hire a rickshaw or a taxi to reach Sanjay Gandhi National Park, which is 0.9 km east of Borivali Railway Station. You will find a lot of trains from other railway stations such as Churchgate, Marine Lines, Charni Road, Mahalakshmi, Lower Parel, Dadar, Vile Parle, Kandivali, Malad, and others.
There is no direct bus available to reach Sanjay Gandhi National Park. On holidays and every Sunday, the government buses are available for Sanjay Gandhi National Park. If you don’t have the bus concession pass with you, then the train will be more comfortable and suitable for your journey. To reach Sanjay Gandhi National Park by bus, you will get back to Mumbai Central in just Rs. 60.
By Road, Car or Bike
Car and Bike are the best way to reach Sanjay Gandhi National Park than travelling in bus. You can take car in group of people to visit Sanjay Gandhi National Park. You have to pay an entry fee to park your vehicle before a km ahead of Sanjay Gandhi National Park.
Article first published on April 2,2015