Attractions near Powia
This artificial body of water has become one of the most popular attractions near Powai, due to its relaxing scenery and spectacular views. Located close to a number of attractions and business areas in Mumbai, Powai Lake is a popular option to relax or exercise during a lunch break or after work. It is an excellent place to take photographs of the city or to simply get some fresh air.
Sanjay Gandhi National Park:
The Sanjay Gandhi National Park is one of the top attractions in Mumbai, due to its exquisite natural beauty, excellent range of things to do and pleasant walking trails. Upon arriving at the park, guests can choose between visiting the lion and tiger safari, taking the train around the park’s key spots or simply wandering around and taking in the 1,000 different plant species and 150 different butterfly species. For a regular weekend hike or a one-off visit, the park is sure to impress locals and tourists alike. For those who wish to visit the park more regularly, it is possible to get a member’s pass for easier entry.
Ganesh Chaturthi Festival:
This Hindi festival is one of Mumbai’s key religious events, running generally around the end of August. Remembering Ganesha’s birthday, the festival includes the chanting of Vedic hymns and Hindi texts, as well as fasting and offerings. In Mumbai, the festival takes place in Powai and is a massively celebrated tradition. Visitors can observe the celebrations if they are in Powai around the end of August.