Sanjay Gandhi National Park

About Sanjay Gandhi National Park


Mumbai, Maharashtra

Best time to Visit

November to May

Nearest Airport

Mumbai - About 17 km


Approx. 87 Sq. Km.


Maximum 38oC & Minimum 15oC

Nearest Railway Station

Borivali, Mumbai - About 1 km


The Park is closed on every Monday for tourists.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park, also known as the Borivali National Park, is interestingly located within the city limits of one of the most populated cities of India, Mumbai.

Considered to be one of the most visited National Parks in Asia, Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a favorite picnic spot for a lot of nature lovers as well as families staying in Mumbai and around. Cycling, boating, star gazing, small treks, and nature trails are some of the activities one can indulge in within the park limits. That’s not all, the park also has a butterfly garden, Kanheri Caves which are over two-thousand-year-old caves, two lakes, and of course extremely rich flora and fauna.

Whether you choose to go for a morning walk here or opt for any other activities within the park, you should not miss out on this marvel if you are visiting the maximum city.  

Major Wildlife

Giant Wood Spider, Signature Spider, Blackwood Spider, Rhesus Macaque, Bonnet Macaque, Indian Hare, Barking Deer, Porcupine, Asian Palm Civet, Kingfisher, Woodpecker, Drongo, Sunbird, White-bellied Sea Eagle, Mouse Deer, Grey Langur, Indian Flying Fox, Sambar Deer, Leopard, Striped Hyena, Paradise Flycatcher, Elusive Trogon, Blue Flycatcher, Jungle Owlet, Golden Oriole, Minivet, Magpie, Swift, Egret, Heron, Crocodile, Monitor Lizard, Python, Cobra, Russel’s Viper, Hornbill, Bulbul, Peacock, Bamboo Pit Viper, Ceylonese Cat Snake and more.

distance from major cities

Mumbai – About 22 km
Pune – About 172 km
Delhi – About 1393 km

near by attractions

Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Lonavala Hill Station.
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