MAGICAL KOKAN

MAGICAL KOKAN

Tour Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days

Discover the Real Konkan with its beautiful beaches and whispering coconut groves, or lush green hills and valleys. Admire the tiny picturesque villages, its simple people with their culture & lifestyle or just Sample authentic Konkani cuisine.

If you’ve got a liking for sand, sea and forts, Konkan is the perfect place. No other coast in India offers you such a vast choice of majestic forts and beautiful beaches.

No matter what kind of holiday you are looking for. You’ll definitely enjoy your stay in Konkan.

NOTE: We can also customize the same itinerary if you plan to travel by Train which in turn will cut down the cost as well as the travel time.

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Day 1: Night Journey. (D)

Day 2: Reach Amboli, is a hill station near Sawantwadi . It is quite but pleasant hill resort. It is 690 mtrs above sea level. The area is surrounded with dense forest and sea view point offers you panoramic view of a good part of konkan coast. It is 26 km far from Sawantwadi and 539 k.m from Mumbai. There is a big marvelous water-fall (30 mtrs height) 1.5 k.m. away from Amboli. Most of the young lot take bathe under pouring water. In summer, weather condition is pleasant and cool. Verdant landscape of Amboli comes live in monsoons when cascading waterfalls are seen at different places in the mountains. At road side these pristine milky showers enable enthusiastic tourists to bathe in the streams. Amboli receives highest rainfall in India after Cherapunji 350 to 400 inches approximately. Have Breakfast, Rest and proceed to Amboli Sightseeing – Nagartas Waterfall, Mahadevgad Point and Hiranyekaeshi Temple. Stay at Amboli. (BLED)

Day 3: Have Breakfast and proceed to Vengurla. Lunch. Evening visit Redi Ganpati, is located approximately 30 km fromVengurla. The town in which this temple is situated contains manganese mines and the Ganpati Idol was found in one of the mines near Rewati port in 1976. The ganpati Idol is in a sitting position and approximately 15 meters in height. There is a small rocky beach behind the temple. Fort Tiracol, is on a big hill near the seashore. Though it is in Goa, people visiting Sindhudurga are able to see it. Fort is situated at the mouth of Redi creek. Towards the south of the fort is the seashore. Redi village is well known for its manganese business. Otavne river meets here to sea and hence the area of beach is very broad. And because of this otavne river, one natural boarder is maintained in Sindhudurg and Goa. From Ttiracol Fort you can see beautiful view of Otavne river where meets sea. Vetoba Temple, It is a very ancient temple in Aravali, near Vengurla. It is a Temple of Lord Vetoba, who is deity of Aravali people. The Temple is surrounded by coconut plantation. Also farming is done in Temple vicinity which adds greenery to the surrounding area of the Temple. Local believes that Lord Vetoba wear Kolhapuri big chappals and roam in the village at night and these Lord's footwares are kept in the Temple which are amazing and not seen before. Stay at Vengurla. (BLED)

Day 4: Breakfast at 7.30 am. Proceed to Vengurla Light house, Achara Rameshwar, Destinations own such historical peculiarities which sets them apart from other ones. Place named Achara is one of them. It’s a small village in Malvan Taluka. We are all aware that in historical times people were gifted with “Inams, Jagirs or Watan(land)” by kings or emperors for their achievements. Achara too is Inam or Jagir, but it’s owner or Inamdar (landowner) is not a layman. Chhatrapati Shambhu Raje of Kolhapur gave this Inam to Shri Dev Rameshwar ( i.e. Lord Shiva). Achara boasts the historical temple of Lord Shiva, popularly known as ‘Inamdar Shri Dev Rameshwar’ Architecture of the temple is grand and spectacular. It’s believed that deity is vigilant/wakeful to it’s devotees’ prayers. There is no exact evidence regarding the erection of this holy place, but its historical reference dates back to even before 1684 AD. Some inscription on the wall of temple reveals that commencement of construction happened in 1684 AD. It’s historical background assures it pomp and grandeur of princely state. Shri Dev Rameshwar adorno the title of “Inamdar Shri Dev Rameshwar Sansthan Kasaba Achare”. Main structure of temple was erected in 1684 AD. In 1805 sanctuary was built. In 1830 it was reconditioned. Kandal Gaon Rameshwar, Tarkarli, Considered as queen of Sindhudurg’s beaches. The miles long stretch of delighting cajurina plantations and unique rural cottages lined up in dunes impresses upon a visitor to make halt at this beach. Tarkarli situated 6 Kms. south of Malvan on the west coast. The major attraction here is the long and narrow stretch of beach, with its pristine waters. On a clear day, you can see the seabed through a depth of 20ft. Lunch. Evening Back water Boating, Beach. Dinner. Stay at Tarkarli. (BLED)

Day 5: Have Breakfast and proceed to Nate. On route visit Kunkeshwar, This beautiful temple near beach has alluring architecture with reminiscent of South Indian style of temple architecture. Yadav Kings built this temple in 1100 A. D. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who rejuvenated this temple many times was a frequent visitor to this temple. This temple is also famous as Kashi of South Konkan. Every year a huge celebration takes place on the occasion of Mahashivratri, which keeps religious beliefs in constant sight of the multitudes. During the festival a large number of devotees throng this place with their families and friends. This vigilant Shiva deity bestows blessings on everyone who surrenders to its feet. Fort Vijaydurg, which literally means "Victory Fort", is a fort built by Shivaji in the Sindhudurg district in Maharashtra. The main purpose of building this fort was to defend the shoreline on the Arabian Sea. This fort is a complex in itself, having a commander’s house and three lines of defences. The three fortified walls stand proud and tested by time and the unforgiving sea. Stay at Nate. (BLED) 

Day 6: Breakfast at 7.30 am. Visit Doothpapeshwar Temple, It is on the bank of Mrudani River. It’s an ancient temple. Natural beauty around it is extraordinary. At the both sides of the temple there are huge mountains and a river flows through it making it more beautiful.The Mrudani River jumps from the high mountain so there is a beautiful waterfall near the temple. Some tourists come to see the waterfall. The best period to watch this waterfall is between July to November. Evening Boating and Ambolgad – Gagan Giri Maharaj Math. (BLED)

Day 7: Breakfast at 7.30 am. Proceed towards Mumbai. On route visit Kanakaditya Temple, There are only few temples of God Sun. Hindu philosophers and believers consider Sun as a God. There is an ancient Sun temple at Prabhas Pattan near Veraval in Sourashtra region. One can find some Sun temples in Uttar Pradesh (U.P.). Madhya Pradesh (M.P.), Konark, Orisa and Nepal. Kasheli, a very small village in Rajapur Taluka of Ratnagiri district, is the prime attraction for devotees due to a famous and ancient Temple of Sri. Kanakaditya (Name of Sun God). The Temple is having a bright historical background. The deity of God Aditya (one of the names of

God Sun) was brought from Prabhas Pattan Sun temple before 800 years. Prabhas Pattan is Lord Krishna’s place. There are so many legends about the temple. Once one boatman was traveling from Veraval port towards South direction. The deity of Aditya was there in the same boat. When the boat was passing through the Kasheli region, the boat had stopped automatically. The boatman tried a lot to sail the boat into the sea. But he failed to do so. Then he has decided to place the deity of God Aditya at the Kaseli port. He had placed the deity into a black cave (approximately 400 sq. feet). Immediately after this, the boat had got the motion for sailing. A great devotee of God Sun, Kanaka, was living at Kasheli. She got the enlightment from God Sun about the deity. Then she had formally constructed a small temple of Aditya with the help of villagers, hence the temple is known as Kanakaditya. The cave is called as “Devachi Kholi” ( God’s room). (BLED)

Tour Concludes, But the Relationship continues……………

Inclusions:

1. Pick up and drop from residence ( Mumbai / Pune)
2. 06Nights Accommodation on twin room
3. Daily breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner (Veg / Non Veg)

Exclusions:

1. Packaged drinking water
2. Anything other than above mention inclusions

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