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The Karnala Fort (Funnel Hill) is located at a distance of 10 km from Panvel, Maharashtra. The nearest train station to this picturesque location is Panvel. From Panvel you can hire an auto rickshaw, bus or a taxi to reach Karnala. Not many direct buses are available to the Funnel Hill, you can board a bus going to Alibag, Pen or Roha to reach Karnala. Once you reach the base area, there are railings that help you to climb up to the top of the fort.
Go Trekking at Karnala Fort
You like trekking? Trek an elevation of 375 m to reach the Funnel Hill. You can reach the fort by two paths; for the easier route, you need to take left from the entrance, take the path that starts from the pump house, and follow the arrow marks displayed on the trees. However, the path leading in right direction from the entrance is challenging one. It is carved from artificial steps near the entrance and leads to the forest. On this route, you come across a few streams, small waterfalls, and thick foliage. You thus enjoy Mother Nature at its best!
How to Reach Karnala Fort by Road
The Pleasant Ride by Road
The Funnel Hill is located at a distance of 60km from Mumbai, on the Mumbai-Goa Highway, NH-17. It is a 2-hour drive from Thane Creek and Panvel. State Transport Buses ply from Mumbai Central to Karnala. You can also hire a taxi from Mumbai or Pune to reach Karnala. From Vashi (new Mumbai), you travel 32 km one-way. A shared auto rickshaw also plies from Panvel to other surrounding villages and is another means to reach Karnala.
How to Reach Karnala Fort by Train
The Central Railway has trains running between VT station (Mumbai) and Panvel. Panvel is the nearest railhead, and is a major railway station between Mumbai and Roha and on the Mumbai suburban line. From there auto rickshaws and taxis can take you to Karnala.
How to Reach Karnala Fort by Air
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Mumbai) is the nearest airport to Karnala Fort. The airport is located at a distance of 60 km from Karnala Bird Sanctuary, the base of the Karnala Fort.
Use any means of these transportation to reach the Funnel Hill to relax in the picturesque landscape and enjoy the treks.
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