Aurangabad and Karnala are both in the state of Maharashtra. There is a direct train from Aurangabad to Karnala that is the Sachkhand Express train taking 24 hours and 40 minutes. You could take a flight to Delhi from Aurangabad and then take a drive to Karnala taking a total of 5 hours and 20 minutes. You could take the Jammu Mail train from New Delhi to Karnala taking 10 hours 25 minutes. Another preferable in between stop would be Kurukshet - the Kalka Shatabdi train from Delhi can be taken to Kurushet after which you could drive to Karnala taking 8 hours 40 minutes. You could drive from Delhi to Kurushet and catch the Shane Punjab train from Kurushet to Karnala taking 8 hours.Karnala is very famous for two major attractions - the Karnala bird sanctuary and the Karnala fort. The sanctuary surrounds the fort. The sanctuary is one of the best places for hikers and bird watchers. It also has a gallery and a bird watcher tower. The fort has been around even before 1400 CE having Devagiri Yadavs, Tughlaq rulers, Gujarat Sultanate and also the Portuguese Bassien rule over the fort.
Distance between Aurangabad and Karnala is and the average travel time is using a cab.
Aurangabad named after Aurangzeb, the Mughal Emperor, is a city in Maharashtra. Aurangabad means Built by the Throne'. Being a tourist hub, the city has many historical monuments of great importance.
Aurangabad is said to be a City of Gates and the strong presence of these can be felt as one drives through the city. Recently, Aurangabad has been declared as Tourism Capital of Maharashtra. It is also one of the fastest growing cities in the world.
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You can reach Karnala from Aurangabad by road in about using a cab upon driving using a cab.
Situated in Panvel Taluka of Raigad district, Karnala is a small town. Karnala doesnt have any railway connectivity. The nearest railway station is Panvel, in the harbor line of Mumbai suburban rail network. There is a good frequency of central railway trains from CST station, Mumbai to Panvel. Karnala is about 12 km away from Panvel. Hiring a cab from Panvel is the best suited option for most visitors. Local auto rickshaws are also available. Nearest airport, 49 km away, is the Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai. Cab hiring service from Mumbai to Karnala is provided by Savaari taxi hire services. Booking of cab can also be done at the airport kiosk of Savaari taxi hire services. Karnala offers accommodation from standard to mid range budget. For low budget accommodation one can try for the rest houses and cottages provided by Forest department, for which previous arrangements have to be done..
Only two main attractions, but sufficient enough to make it famous are located in Karnala. One of them is The Karnala fort, which is now in ruins, but was once the pride of Marathas and of strategic importance. It takes some trekking to reach the main entrance of the fort. Taking a cab provided by Savaari taxi hire services from place of stay to The Karnala fort is the best option to admire the lush green beauty of forest en-route. The second main attraction is The Karnala Bird Sanctuary. It is a small Bird Sanctuary spread around The Karnala fort. It is a popular destination for avid bird watchers in India. The sanctuary is open for visitors from sunrise to sunset and there is a nominal entry fee. Visitors can enjoy watching a variety of birds in their natural habitat here.