Karnala Bird Sanctuary is a very old sanctuary located on Mumbai-Goa Highway 15 km ahead of Panvel. Surprisingly, it attracts many tourists as it’s said to be a heaven for bird photography and best place for trekking near Mumbai. It’s been a major attraction for kids, families as you spend a day with the nature in very safe manner. For visitors of Karnala Bird Sanctuary & Fort, forest department has built small shelters across the nature trails to take rest while exploring. Place is more famous for its hiking trail to the top of historical Karnala fort which is inside Karnala Bird Sanctuary. It is an easy trek near Mumbai and perfet trek for beginners. It offers commanding views of the surrounding.