Offbeat Konkan

Overview

Konkan – Maharashtra state is blessed with a long coastline of Konkan. It is the land that is believed to be created by Lord Parashurama. Apart from breathtaking beaches and delicious food, Konkan region is also hiding lost pages of history.
Here we are…ready to unveil those hidden pages and offer you a totally different experience of Konkan tour. This tour is a great package of heritage, culture, offbeat beaches, Konkani food and many more.
So what are you waiting for !let’sbegin the expedition of western ghats with this offbeat tour…!

Expert : Mr. Ranjit Hirlekar

DETAILED ITINERARY

Begin the journey to explore land of Kokan. Board the bus early morning from Pune and reach Ratnagiri by lunch time. Check into the hotel, have lunch and relax for a while. In the later half of the day, we will visit Thiba palace. Stay at Ratnagiri.

Highlights

  • Visit Thiba Palace – This palace was built by british for King Thiba of Myanmar. A beautiful architecture now houses a museum is a must-visit place when around Ratnagiri.

After having a full breakfast, begin the further expedition of Kokan. By evening we will reach Kunkeshwar. Enroute, we will visit Ganeshgule, Sun temple of Kasheli, Rameshwar Temple Girye and some more unexplored sites. Stay at Kunkeshwar

Highlights

  • Visit Ganeshgule – Ganeshgule is famous for its Ganesh temple and an ancient stepwell. A picturesque site of Ganeshgule is truly an enchanting place to visit.
  • Visit Sun Temple, Kasheli – Its a small village famous for a marvellous wooden temple that is dedicated to Sun god and a beautiful beach. This serene place will leave you spellbound for sure.
  • Visit Rameshwar Temple, Girye – Another temple hidden in the dense valley of Kokan is Rameshwar Temple of Girye.

Get ready and visit Kunkeshwar temple. Understand the history of temple and take a stroll on the scenic beach of Kunkeshwar. Later leave for Malvan. Enroute visit Rameshwar Temple of Achra and Vagheshwar temple of Tondavali along with the tranquil beach of Tondavali. Reach Malvan by evening. Stay at Malvan.

Highlights

  • Visit Kunkeshwar – This place is famous for the temple of Kunkeshwar and long and clean beach. Kunkeshwar bears a long history that is equally interesting to know.

After breakfast, get ready to visit some petroglyphs lying on the rockbed of Kokan lands. Return Malvan by noon and spend evening at leisure on the beaches of Malvan. Stay at Malvan.

Highlights

  • Visit Petroglyphs –Petroglyphas are rock art that is created by early humans by carving flat rock surface. Creation of such large scale rock art is a mystery. Now a days scholars are getting more and more of such petroglyphs in Kokan region.

Its time to end our wonderful trail. Have a full breakfast and leave for Pune. Arrive home by evening with uncountable moments to cherish.

INCLUSIONS

  • Pune to Pune Transport by 2 x 2 AC coach (Depends on group size, seating capacity will be variable)
  • Accommodation in comfortable and convenient hotels on twin sharing.
  • Breakfastand Lunch, Evening Tea/Snacks- set menu
  • Entrance fees for all sightseeing
  • 1-literwater bottle per person per day
  • Expert Fees.

EXCLUSIONS


  • Govt taxes of 5% over and above the tour cost.
  • Any implementation of new taxes by the government.
  • Cost of insurance
  • Cost of Pre/Post tour accommodation
  • Any extra expenses such that porterage, laundry, telephone, shopping, alcoholic beverages, mineral water, items of personal nature and food or drink which is not part of a set menu.
  • Any extra expenses incurred due to illness, accident, hospitalization of an individual.
  • Anything specifically not mentioned in the inclusions.

FEW POINTERS

  • If any sightseeing mentioned is not done due to any unforeseen circumstances then an alternate sightseeing will be done.

PAYMENT POLICY

Tour Cost

Payment

Below package cost ₹ 20, 000 per person

Full payment at the time of booking

Above package cost ₹ 20,000 per person

At the time of booking

40% of the package cost

30 days prior to departure

Remaining 60 % amount

  • Payment can be done via cheque, Demand Draft, NEFT, RTGS, IMPS, Credit Card/ Debit Card or UPI gateway. Cheque/Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of “ANCIENT TRAILS”.
  • In case of payment made by cheque, a booking confirmation will be given subject to cheque clearance.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation received no. of days prior to departure

Cancellation charges applicable per person

0-10

100%

10-20

50 %

20-30

30 %

30 and above

10%

  • For cancellation procedure, a traveler will need to give an application in writing along with an original receipt of booking.
  • Please note that if air ticket booking is done with NON-REFUNDABLE airfare then cancellation charges to be borne by the customer and the remaining amount will be refunded as per above cancellation policy.

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