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Velas Turtle Festival


Velas Turtle Festival

Velas Turtle Festival 2018 with LOONEYTUNES ADVENTURE

Batch1: 10th March - 11th March 2018 (leaving on 9th March'18)
Batch2: 17th March - 18th March 2018 (leaving on 16th March'18)
Batch3: 24th March - 25th March 2018 (leaving on 23rd March'18)
Batch4: 7th April - 8th April 2018 (leaving on 6th April'18)

Key Information about the Turtle Festival Tour to Velas:-

-Welcome to the Olive Ridley Turtle beach or Velas Beach in Konkan Ratnagiri District in Maharashtra.
-The village celebrates Velas Turtle Festival every year and we will take you through the beautiful journey of their birth and furthermore at this beautiful beach of *VELAS*.
-The Turtle Festival at Velas is annually organized by Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra (SNM) and the Kasav Mitra Mandal (KMM), during the period of February to March.
-Velas is the birth place of Nana Phadnis, one of the great prominent personalities in Maratha hidtory. A statue of Nana Phadnis is present outside his house.

1) Harihareshwar temple:-
Surrounded by four holy hills Harihar, Harshinachal, Bramhadri and Pushpadri Harihareshwar is a region in Konkan which is amazingly beautiful with hills playing the perfect foil for long stretch of pristine beach. The Harihareshwar temple built in the 16th century with the deities of Vishnu Brahma and Shiva is the primary attraction in Harihareshwar along with beautiful stretch of beach.

2)Bankot Fort
Bankot is a square shaped fort. On the sides of Bankot fort, there is a dry moat (Revni) dug out in the Jambhya stone. Jambhya stone is peculiar type of stone adorning a purple shade and peculiarly it is incapable of storing water as the water invariable percolates through it owing to its much porous nature.

Itinerary of the event:

Day 0:
-Meeting Point :Pritam Hotel Dadar East @09:45pm n 10:00pm departure

Day 1:
-Reach Velas by 05.00am
-Get fresh, Visit Velas Beach at 6am for Turtle Festival
-Return to the Villager House
-Start for Bankot Fort (15 Minutes Trek)
-Explore Bankot fort
-Return to Velas by 1pm
-Lunch at Velas (Veg Konkani Food)
-Visit Velas beach for Turtle - Festival in the evening at 5pm ,
-Fun time at Velas beach
-Followed by Dinner
-Post Dinner , Night walk
Retire for the day

Day 2:
-Wake up at 5.30am
-Visit Velas Beach for Turtle Festival in Morning at 6am.
-Have breakfast and Start for Harihareshwar Temple and Beach by Ferry
-Lunch at Harihareshwar
-Post Lunch , Start our return journey by 3pm
Evening refreshment on the way
Reach Dadar by 9:30 - 10pm

The Cost of the Trip is INR 2400/-(veg meal)

Things to Carry:
-Identity proof (Must),
- Water (At least 2 Ltrs),
-TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory).
-Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes,
-Camera (Optional),
-personal toileteries, etc.
-Medicine those if u require usually (Optional),
-Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks.


Travelling from Dadar to Dadar by Private NON AC BUS,
Food Expenses,
Accommodation Charges. (Home Stay type Accommodation will be provided)
Turtle Festival and Velas Beach Entry Charges

-Any personal expenses.
-mineral water
-insurance of any kind.
-medical hospitalization, evacuation and related expenses.
Any item not covered under "inclusions"

For registration contact:-
Jigar -
08655517771 (Also available on what's app)
Apeksha -
09821988401 (Also available on what's app)
Pratik -
09867592719 (Also available on what's app)

For confirmation of your bookings deposit 2400/-in the following account:
Name: Jigar Rajendra Mandvia
AC NO: 001801529423
BRANCH : borivali(w)
UPI : blazerider316@icici

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