Located just 1.5 hours from Mumbai, Big Red Tent Karnala is a lush greener and manicured location flanked by palm trees. The waterfall right within the campground and the Karnala Bird Sanctuary and fort just 5 mins drive , Karnala is the ideal camping location for the monsoons!
Check In – 4:00pm
Dinner – BBQ dinner will be served by 8:00pm and will be wrapped up by 11:00pm
Silent Hours – 11:00pm – 7:00am are silent hours at the campground. You are not alone at the campground. A cohesive camping experience requires your consideration
Breakfast At 9:00am it will be served till 11:00am
Check Out – 11:00am or after lunch 3:00pm
One can opt for short walks around the property or you can hike up the Karnala Fort. The hosts will also be happy to take you for a night trail after dinner which is a good refresher for us city slickers! During monsoons this property boasts a private waterfall. The place is surrounded by different trees mainly palm trees and has got a maneuvered lawn where kids can run around freely.
Karnala bird sanctuary is a major attraction especially for the kids at the Karnala Campground. There’s a lovely hike within the bird sanctuary. From the same entry point one can also opt for Karnala Fort trek which takes roughly 3 hrs (for experienced) or 4 hrs (for amateurs).
Approach the Mumbai-Pune Expressway via dadar.
Our directions start from McDonalds at Panvel where the Mumbai-Pune Expressway starts from Mumbai
Zero your trip meter at McDonalds. Then DO NOT take the expressway, but go below the expressway. You need to take the Panvel/Goa highway from here.
? km – At the round about take the rightmost turn towards the panjim/goa highway
? km – You will reach a T junction make a left turn towards the panjim/goa highway
7.4 km – Panvel roundabout – take the left exit towards Panjim/Goa/Karnala
14.6 km – Pass Vithal kamat restaurant on the left
16.6km – Pass Karnala bird sanctuary on your left
18.5km – Pass Panoramic resort on your Right. Now drive slowly
18.8km – After crossing rumblers, make a narrow right turn towards kalhe village.
19.1km – Make a left turn with a black gate to your left
19.5km – The road turns towards the right follow the road and cross a bridge at 19.6km
19.7km – Turn right into Kalhe village , go through a narrow road and in 300m reach Big Red Tent on your left at 20.0km . You could ask for Zaki farm if you need directions.
– Take the Pune-Mumbai Expressway and cross the lonavala Toll
– Take the Panvel Exit and go towards the goa highway
– Follow the Mumbai directions from the Panvel Roundabout
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