Chota Kashmir in Mumbai: WIkimedia Commons/Dinesh Valke

Chota Kashmir in Mumbai: Wikimedia Commons/Dinesh Valke

Mumbai is not be home to many natural wonders. What it is known for is its vibrant city life and its beautiful colonial monuments. Yes, the city is infectious ambiance and the glamorous world of Bollywood. But when it comes to pleasant picnic outings amidst nature, the city does not have a lot to offer. However, there is one place in Mumbai that is often visited by locals for its beautiful surroundings and pleasant ambiance. Located in Aarey Colony, one of Mumbai’s greenest spaces, Chota Kashmir is nice, sleepy recreational area surrounded by greenery. It has a beautiful lake where you can go paddle bating (a scene right out of the early ‘90s) and also relax at one of the modest eateries by the place. Chita Kashmir is open on all days of the week from 10 am to 6 pm. It is a great place to hang out for a few hours in the evening with your family or your better half. Here are all the details on how to reach Chota Kashmir by road, train and flight. Also Read - 'Touching Gesture'! Narayana Murthy Touches The Feet of Ratan Tata And Twitter Can't Stop Hailing The 'Historic Moment'

How to reach Chota Kashmir by road

Chota Kashmir is located in Goregaon East inside the Aarey Milk Colony. It is connected by road to the Western Express Highway in the Western suburbs, the Jogeshwari Vikhroli road giving it access to Powai and the eastern suburbs, and the Marol Depot Road giving it access to the central suburbs. You can drive down or take a rickshaw or a taxi from any part of the city to get to Chota Kashmir. Also Read - JNU Violence Highlights: Student Protests Emerge Across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata; Film Fraternity Joins in

How to reach Chota Kashmir by train

Chota Kashmir is located just 3.6 km from Goregaon East Railway station. It takes around 17 minutes to reach Chota Kashmir from Goregaon station by road. You can take a bus or a rickshaw to get to Chota Kashmir from the east exit of the station. DO SEE 13 Places in Mumbai to drink with Friends Also Read - PMC Scam: With Rs 90 Lakh Stuck in Beleaguered Bank, ex-Jet Airways Staffer Dies of Cardiac Arrest After Attending Protest

How to reach Chota Kashmir by flight

The nearest airport to Chota Kashmir is the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport in Mumbai. It is located at a distance of 11 km from Chota Kashmir. You can take a cab from the airport to reach Chota Kashmir in around 30 minutes.

So, next time you are in Mumbai, do check out this simple, quiet and pleasant recreational spot in the city away from the hustle bustle. It will give you a small town kind of feeling in the middle of all the craziness.