Karnala is a renowned fort city in Raigad district of Maharashtra with striking natural beauty and serene environment. This is a fine place for motivated eco tourists. Karnala is the best picnic spot for bird lovers. Even a regular tourist can watch many species of colorful birds flying over the serene beautiful bright sky. It is dominated by the fort, bird sanctuary and scenic environments. Karnala is marked by dense forests and high mountain ranges all around.
Karnala is thriving with lusting greenery and is the natural habitat of many bird species. Bird watching is the life of Karnala tour. Karnala surrounded by green dense forests is really a hamlet of wild animals. Deciduous forest with many varieties of trees including kulu, teak, koshimb, mango, asana and kalam is a perfect place for trekking. Even a natural walk along the unexplored trails of Karnala with the misty cool ambiance is a source of joy. The ecological conditions in Karnala is very favorable for birds and wild life.
Karnala invites all naturalists to its lap with so many attractions related to nature. Apart from this, the privileged Karnala is redolent of history merged with the strategically important fort under the Maratha rule. Karnala has a verdant history as it was ruled by many local and foreign invaders including Muslims, Portuguese and Maratha.
Panavel and Apta rivers make the serene city a fertile land. Visiting Nature Interpretation Centre and a trekking through the tracks of Karnala amidst the scenic landscapes and narrow mountain paths are breath taking experiences.