Within easy reach of Bombay by car are several picturesque
lakes. Powai Lake, 25 miles from Bombay, is a quiet stretch of water
by the side of a motor road. It can be approached via King's Circle,
Sion, and Kurla. or through Santa Cruz and Andheri. Lake Powai is
smaller lake of the two, and is situated a little west of the campus
of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), one of the premier
institutions of science and technology in India.