Kanheri caves in National Park Borivali

Kanheri caves are situated in the suburbs of Mumbai. It is located within Sanjay Gandhi National Park (also known as Borivali National Park).

This is probably the only green patch surviving within Mumbai, which the government maintains to ensure tourists come here and do not alter the environment or cause harm to animals.
Kanheri caves
2 million visitors visit National Park and Kanheri caves every year.
Kanheri caves
The Kanheri Caves are a protected archaeological site. The caves were sculpted by Buddhist residents around the 1st century BC.
The word Kanheri comes from the ‘Sanskrit’ word ‘Krishnagiri,’ which means ‘Black Mountain.’
Kanheri caves

The place is very close to Borivali Railway station. Auto’s are available out of the station who will take you to National park for around Rs.40.

It’s are a great place to come for a day for a Picnic, preferably with your own vehicle. Visitors are not allowed to stay near the caves after 6 pm as wild animals come down to drink water.

Kanheri caves
Kanheri caves
Please share your experience too if you have visited Borivali National park or Kanheri Caves.
Kanheri caves
Address: Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400066, India
Phone:+91 22 2202 4482
Hours:
Monday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

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