Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

Tungareshwar is a mountain plateau situated between VIrar and Vasai, an hour’s drive from Mumbai. It is dense forest region with lush green surrounding and flowing waterfalls during monsoon. At an altitude of about 2177 feet, it is a popular destination for trekkers and mountaneers. This forest has been declared as wildlife sanctuary. The forest is an effective corridor and buffer for the fauna of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali, Mumbai. MAMMALS- Leopard, Rusty-spotted Cat, Common Palm Civet, Jackal, Fox, Common Langur, Common Mongoose,Black-naped Hare, Sambar and Barking Deer etc. BRIDS-150 species including Common Kestrel, Preregrine Falcon, Crested Serpent Eagle, Hornbill, Grey Jungle Fowl.


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