Go ahead and fall in love! 3 quick natural getaways from Mumbai
There’s just too much for travellers to stop and take in as they marvel at the magnetic aura of this masterpiece. But if you think there is nothing beyond this must-visit for tourists like you and us, you are so wrong.travel Updated: Jan 06, 2016 14:51 IST
Mumbai is big. It stands out for its extraordinary colonial architecture and heritage, hard working people, Bollywood glamour, noted gangsters, fisherfolk and crorepatis. There’s just too much for travellers to stop and take in as they marvel at the magnetic aura of this masterpiece.
But if you think there is nothing beyond this must-visit for tourists like you and us, you are so wrong.
Just sample some of these quick getaways from the City of Dreams.
1 Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
Situated north of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary forms a corridor for animals between SGNP and the Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary. This trail is lined with dense mixed deciduous forests. During this season, one can see birds like Rufous Treepie, White Wagtail, Ashy Drongo, Yellow-Eyed Babbler, Crested Serpent Eagle, Brown-Headed Barbet, Shikra, Verditer Flycatcher and many more.
Date: January 10
2 Takmak Fort
Located close to Virar, Takmak Fort is surrounded by dense forests. It was built in the 12th century to keep a watch on the business activities that took place in Mahim.
Date: January 10
Learn various types of fishing methods such as rod fishing and village-style fishing, and also know more about the different types of fish, their habits, and how you can find them.
Date: All days of the week
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First Published: Jan 06, 2016 14:50 IST