Best of Konkan

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

04 Nights – 05 Days

 

Day 1

Early morning depart from Mumbai. Visit the beautiful beach at Karde (Murud) which is an excellent white sand beach & one of the best beaches in Konkan region. Enjoy beach activities (Dolphin safari, sand scooter at own cost)

Day 2

Visit Chandikadevi – a popular temple situated in a cave – a holy place of Pandava era. Proceed to Guhaghar & visit Vyadeshwar Mandir which is the kuldevata of many Chitpawan Brahmin families. Also visit the Dashbhuja Ganesh at Hedvi built during the Peshwa era.

Day 3

Visit Ganpatipule Swayambhu Ganesh Temple which is situated at the side of a scenic beach. Visit the Samadhi of Swami Swarupanand built by his devotees at Pawas. Also visit the Kunkeshwar jagrut Shiv temple which was built by an Arab.

Day 4

Proceed to Malvan & visit the Suvarna Ganesh Mandir & the Riddhi Siddhi Ganesh at Medha. Visit the Sindhudurga sea fort built by Shivaji Maharaj. Time for some shopping. Choose from a wide range of Konkan specialities (Cashewnuts, Kokam, Khadkhade Ladu, Khaje, etc). Proceed to Tarkarli backwaters which has the most inviting & golden sand beach of Konkan. Enjoy water sports like scuba diving & snorkeling, banana boat ride, bumper ride, kayaking, speed boats, jet skiing (at own cost). Visit the Sawantwadi market famous for its wooden colourful articles.

Day 5

Visit the hill station of Konkan, Amboli with its scenic beauty & greenery & the source of the Hiranyakeshi river. Arrive in Mumbai late at night

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Day 6

Arrive in Mumbai early in the morning