Tour Dates
 
Special Individual / Group tour bookings open you can book your tour from Oct, 2014 to Mar, 2015.
 
My Mera India Group Tour Dates and Bookings opens
Duration 2 Days
 
Batch I 14-15 Mar, 2015
 
Batch II Apr, 2015
 
 
 

About Velas

Velas is a small village in the northern most tip of Ratnagiri District, off the western coast of Maharashtra about 250 kms south of Mumbai and about 20kms south of Harihareshwar the Kashi of the West a major place of pilgrimage. It is noted as a birthplace of Nana Phadnis.He was sachiva- a secretary in Peshawai in Pune.It is also famous for its beaches and turtle festival which is held by the local people of Velas and Sahyadri Nisarg Mitra, Chiplun.

Velas which is famous for the Olive Ridley turtle.Every year Olive Ridley turtle population that visits the Velas beach and lays their eggs. After two months, the eggs hatch and hundreds of little turtles slowly crawl back to sea. To witness this unforgettable moment of a baby turtle coming out of the egg and then finding its way to the sea by those baby steps

The velas is situated near the Bankot Bay. Shri Bhairi Rameshwar Temple, Shri Mahalakshmi Temple and a residence of Shri Nana Phadanvis are places to see in the village.

 
 
How to reach
 
By road: The Velas is about 250 kms from south of Mumbai and about 20kms south of Harihareshwar northern most tip of Ratnagiri District
 
Total tour cost - 2 Days
 
Plan  
RM
NRM
   
 
Cost  
Rs.2150/-*
Rs.2300/-*
   
 
 
Tour Package Inclusive*
   
 Land Transport Non AC Pvt Bus
 
 Dormitory Home stay
 
 All (Veg) tea, breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
 25 Person per trip
 
 
Tour Package Exclusive*
   
All personal expenses
 
Any kind of insurance coverage
 
Any other thing not mentioned above & left
 
 
Additional discount for group booking
Special individual tour booking
 
 Note:
Advance booking mandatory for hassle free travel, accommodation
   
Cost in INR valid for Indian Nationals only and for Foreigners’ / Tourist please mail us for cost
   
*The cost for per person group of minimium 25 (G25)
   
We will stay in a village home, so don’t expect any luxuries.
   
The emergence of hatchlings from the nest is subject to climatic conditions and the number of hatchings left in the nests. We don’t assure of emergence of any hatchlings.
   
Terms & Condition
Email Confirmation is compulsory with payment for booking
   
My Mera India reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice.
   
 
 The itinerary for the tour will be as follows:

Day 0

Late night (11 pm ) departure from Mumbai towards Velas on Friday

   
Day 1 Early morning reach Velas and rest
   
  6.00 am Morning: Freshup Visit to Velas beach for turtle sighting
  8.30 am Back to home. Freshen up, bathe and have breakfast
  10.00 am Visit to Bankot Fort
  1.00 pm Back to home lunch and rest
  4.00 pm Explorer the velas village and beach
  5.30 pm at the nesting site.2nd batch of hatchlings is released at 18.00hrs and other activities
  7.30 pm Back to home rest
  9.00 pm Dinner Post Dinner Experience Sharing
  10.30 pm Retire for the day
   
Day2 Early morning wakeup call
   
  6.00 am Morning: Freshup Visit to Velas beach for turtle sighting
  8.30 am Back to home. Freshen up, bathe and have breakfast
  9.30 am proceed towards Harihareshwar temple/beach
  1.00 pm Back to home lunch and rest
  2.30 pm Post lunch proceed back to Mumbai.
  8.00 pm Reach mumbai Tour Concludes
   
     
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