Departure early in the Morning to Alibaug (145 Km from Mumbai & 148 Km from Pune) on arrival visit to
Kulaba Fort in the Sea.Then Proceed to Aksa,Nagaon,Sasawane and Varsoli beach,Revdanda port and Kihim beach evening return to Alibaug.On arrival check in to the hotel evening free to enjoy on Alibaug beach & Night halt.
After BREAKFAST proceed to Kashid beach. Kashid is an offbeat destination which is growing in popularity in travelers’ itineraries. Sandwiched between two rocky hillocks, Kashid Beach on the shores of the Arabian Sea is one of the most beautiful stretches in the Konkan region of Maharashtra . White sand beaches fringed by casuarinas trees and back dropped by mountains, paddy fields and rivulets, is the special charm of this coastal strip.Kashid is 135 Km from Mumbai and 30 Km from Alibaug and 27 Km from Murud. The drive from Alibaug to Kashid is the perfect way to capture the picturesque rural scenery en route after Kashid beach proceed to Murud on arrival check in to hotel / Resort day is free to explore the town on your own, evening on beach Night halt
After BREAKFAST proceed to Janjira Fort. It is Situated on a rock of oval shape near the porttown of
Murud, 165kms south of Mumbai, Janjira is one of the strongest marine fortsof India (the word ‘Janjira’ is a corruption of the Arabic word Jazira for island). The fort is approached by sailboats from Rajapuri jetty. The main gate of the fort faces Rajapuri on the shore and can be seen only when one is quite close to it. It has a small postern gate towards the open sea for escape. The fort has 19 rounded bastions, still intact. After Janjira fort Proceed to Ganapatipule (5-6 hrs drive). On arrival check into the Hotel / Resort & Night halt.
After bf proceed to sightseeing, Visit the 400-year-old Ganapati Swayambhu Temple , located on the foothill, and an important place of homage. There is an interesting Ganapati-shaped walk of 1 Km around the hill, which is called Pradakshina, a way of respect shown by the pilgrims to the deity. It is said that Ganapatipule is one of the eight significant Ganapatis (Ashta Ganapatis) of India . A kilometer away from Ganpatipule, is a small village called Malgund, home to the famous Marathi poet Keshavsoot who pioneered modern Marathi poetry. Visit his beautiful monument and the museum there, which is a houseful of information on modern day Marathi poets.Ratnagiri, the district town of Ganpatipule is an interesting halt for sightseeing. It houses the home of Lokmanya Tilak, now Tilak Smarak. The first ever temple built for non-brahmins called Patit Pawan Mandir, the Ratnadurga Fort, Bhagivati Bunder, a sea port and the Coconut Research Centre are some of the other places you could visit in and around Ratnagiri. Also, stop at Velneshwar, to visit the old Shiva Temple and the beach. If you want to continue with the temple excursion, there is Marleshwar, 60 Km from Ganapatipule, home to the famous cave temple of Shiva and waterfalls and the Parshuram Temple , located 112 Km from Ganapatipule. You could relive moments from history, at Theba Palace , built in 1910-11, for the King and Queen of Burma , who were exiled and see their tombs. Or stop at the 17th century Jaigad Fort, 35 km away, located at the entrance of the river Sangameshwar, and allow you a magnificent view of the sea. Evening return back to Ganapatipule Night halt
After Breakfast return to Mumbai / Pune on arrival drop at residence / Airport / Railway Station with memorable experiences
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