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Ferrata #53 Velas Turtle Festival


Ferrata #53 Velas Turtle Festival

Event Details :

Tag - Ferrata #53
Name - Velas Turtle Festival
Date - 16th-17th March 2019
Region - Velas,Ratnagiri
Category - Ecotourism

Batches :
B1 : 16th - 17th March,2019 | Starting On 15th Night
B2 : 30th - 31th March,2019 | Starting On 29th Night
B3 : 6th - 7th April, 2019 | Starting On 5th Night

Please note that Turtle Egg Hatching is a Natural Process & We humans have no control over the process.
We cannot not guarantee that we will be able to see the Hatching Every time we visit the place.

About the place :
Velas is a coastal village which falls in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. The place is well known for its beaches which reflect nature in its best preserved and pristine form. Besides Velas beach, here are several other tourist attractions at Velas including the Bankot Fort and the Harihareshwar Temple. However, of lately, Velas has been attracting tourists more for its Velas Turtle Festival, Maharashtra than anything else. Hundreds of Olive Ridley Turtles, one of the most treasured species of marine turtles, come ashore at Velas beach for breeding and lay hundreds of eggs. When the Velas turtle festival dates are announces, thousands of tourists visit the velas beach in order to witness baby turtles.

- 3 Turtle Egg Hatching sessions
- Ferry Boat
- Visit to Bankot Foart
- Visit to Harihareshwar Temple
- Special session for photography enthusiasts

Departure : 11:30 p.m. | Friday Night from S.P.Collage Tilak Road,Pune.
Arrival : 10:30 p.m. | Sunday at S.P.Collage Tilak Road, Pune.

Previous Night : 11:30 p.m. – Departure from S. P. College

Day 1 - 16th March 2019

04:00 a.m. – Reach Velas
Rest & Morning Ablutions till the Wee hours
06:00 a.m. – Introduction & Instructions Round
06:30 a.m. – 1st Turtle Egg Hatching Session
08:30 a.m. – Back to village for Breakfast
09:30 a.m. – Visit to Bankot fort
12:00 noon – Back to Velas for Lunch
Rest for some time post the Lunch
05:30 p.m. – 2nd Turtle Egg Hatching Session
06:30 p.m.- Tell-a-tell session
08:30 p.m. – Dinner
10:00 p.m. – Retire for the Day

Day 2 - 17th March 2019

05:00 a.m. – Wake up call
Rest & Morning Ablutions till the Wee hours
06:30 a.m. – 3rd Turtle Egg Hatching Session
08:30 a.m. – Back to village for Breakfast
09:30 a.m. – Visit to Harihareshwar Temple
Lunch on the way
02:30 p.m. – Start return journey to Pune
07:30 p.m. – Reach back to Pune

Fees – INR 2500/-

Fees Includes:
• Transport by Non AC High Back Private Vehicle (Pune-Velas-Pune)
• Ferry Boat Charges (Bankot-Harihareshwar)
• 3 Turtle Egg Hatching Sessions
• 2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 1 Dinner
• Expert Trek Leads from Via Ferrata
• First aid kit available

Fees Excludes:
• Dinner on Friday Night and Return Journey to Pune, Cold drinks, Mineral water, etc.
• Private orders of Tea, Breakfast, Meals etc.
• Personal expenses of any kind.
• Insurance Coverage.
• Medical expenses other than “First aid”.
• Any other charges not mentioned in “Fees Include“.

CALL US TO JOIN US ON THIS EVENT – 9850887432 | 9850887875

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