What is the best escape from the urban chaos of Mumbai?

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Evan Morrisey

If you cannot escape to Goa for the weekend (a 50 minute flight from Mumbai) for a relaxing beach getaway, our Forbes Travel Guide editors recommend heading to Sanjay Gandhi National Park, one of the world’s largest urban parks. Approximately 45 minutes’ drive from central Mumbai, this 40 square mile park has numerous hiking trails and holds some impressive 9th to 1st century BCE Buddhist caves, complete with sculptures and religious motifs. The park also houses lion and tiger preserves, as well as a number of snack concessions. Note that portions of the park can become very crowded on the weekends.

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