Join Jack & Hill Adventures on an exhilarating nature trail in search for butterflies and everything wild and beautiful at one of Mumbai's most pristine forest trails called Nagla Block.
Nagla Block is known for it’s beauty and the vast flora and fauna. It is found along the Mumbai-Agra highway at Sasupada and is a walks distance from Fountain Hotel on the Thane Ghodbunder road. Around 17 per cent of SGNP’s land lies in the relatively pristine forestland beyond the Bassein/Bhayander creek and is a favourite among butterfly and bird watchers, and nature enthusiasts.
This trail reveals the confluence of mangrove and forest ecosystems in all their grandeur and this patch of forest harbours some of the most undisturbed and healthy growth of ecologically significant mangrove vegetation along the island of Mumbai.
**Get to know your WILDLIFE EXPERT**
This trek is guided by our Wildlife Expert Mr. Nikit Surve, who also happens to be the man responsible for Mumbai's leopard Census conducted in both 2015 & 2019 within the national park. He is also a Sanctuary Asia Awardee & a TEDx Speaker.
With Nikit Surve's guidance and presence on this trail, one stands to experience and learn much in detail about the wondrous wildlife specifically in the SGNP forest. His deep understanding of the SGNP forest and its inhabitants will make this trial an enriching experience for any nature lover.
**Open to All**
This nature trail is open to all. Children, Nature lovers, Wildlife Photographers, everyone can jump onto this bandwagon. The trail is an easy grade trail and is also known to serve as a great introductory trail for beginners.
The trail is a 2 hr walk one way with short breaks in between. For children, we recommend this for kids of 8 years and above.
- Meet at 7 am at Nagla Block Entrance i.e Sasupada https://goo.gl/maps/6JYcmAidYFZRxvsH8
- Introductions & trail briefing
- Spot & Identify flora and fauna en route
- Stop at the end of the trail to forage over breakfast
- Trip ends by 12 - 1 pm
**What to carry**
Rainwear, Wear a sturdy pair of shoes, 1-2 Litres Drinking Water, Mosquito Repellent, Binoculars & Camera (Optional but highly recommended), and most importantly, loads of enthusiasm.
- Wildlife Expertise
- A wholesome breakfast from our friends at Cafe Miranda
- Forest Trail Entry Ticket
- Our team of trained Trek Leaders
- First Aid
In- case of a heavy downpour of rain, wildlife sightings will be considerably lesser. However, the trail and trek shall continue as planned.
**Limited Group Size**
To ensure we maintain high-quality wildlife & outdoor experience while keeping safety at core, we have limited the group size to 15 individuals.
Jack & Hill Adventures is a Mumbai-based adventure tourism company that creates outdoor & adventure experiences in & around Mumbai. A few of our activities are Sailing, Trekking, Camping, Mountain biking & Wildlife trails. You can check out our list of upcoming trips here: