Owalekar Wadi is the small butterfly garden in Thane- Owala run and maintained by Mr. Rajendra Ovalekar and his brother. This is at 10 minutes of walkable distance from Owale bus stop where you can reach by auto rickshaw or TMT Bus from Thane Station
They have variety of butterflies and thus many host plants to attract butterflies the garden is spread across area of 2 acre. They explain detailed information about butterfly and its life cycle.
Timing – Sunday 8.00 AM-12.30 PM
Entry Fees – 100 /- entry fee and 50 for snacks (optional)
best time to visit September/October– when there is less heat in atmosphere so you will get to see variety of butterflies.
Best for – Nature Lovers, Photographers.
When you reach there they will have around 1 hour of session to explain about butterfly and many facts about them. Then you can get some pictures of the butterflies and few other insects.
Unlike many well-known butterfly gardens in the world, here butterflies are not bred under artificial conditions.