“Tulsi is one of the pure and fresh drinking water lakes in Mumbai suburb, Other being near is Vihar lake. Tulsi lake in Mumbai is one of the scenic lake flowing behind Borivali National Park between those dense forest, This natural lake has birds, fish and other reptiles surrounded by lush greenery around..”
Seeing the best location to store drinking water throughout year, Once old River tasso located near tulsi lake and Vihar lake water was diverted towards tulsi which along with Vihar connects to Mithi at far long. Just behind the jungles of borivali national park (BNP) connects Powai lake, which makes it clear that this forest location in North Mumbai is an ideal lake location blessing citizens with fresh water throughout year.
It has reptiles, those sweet butterflies at near plants, some attractive beautiful flowers all at the scenic lake side location. Although area is restricted because of drinking water source, there are crocodiles, fishes apart from those migratory birds coming to the lake which is about 1.35 square km in surface range.
How to reach this lake
Nearest station on western railway route being Borivali, Tulsi lake is located in midst of dense forest of borivali national park (Also called ‘Sanjay Gandhi National Park‘) on Western Express highway in Mumbai North Suburb. Public access to this lake is restricted and special permissions needs to be taken from authorities to access the location.