Maharashtra

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A quaint little town along the Konkan Coast of Maharashtra, Ganapatipule is a popular beach haven.Legend has it,that Lord Ganapati (a Hindu God), on being offended by a native lady,changed his dwelling from Gule to Pule, and thus the town was named Ganapatipule.It houses the famous Swayambhu Ganapati temple.The drive to Ganapatipule is quite spectacular, lined with beaches,an expanse of palm trees and casuarinas plantations, and small fishing villages.

Oct - March

Tour Plan Details

Mumbai/Pune-Ganpatipule
Early in the morning proceed to Chiplune (305 Km) just 12 Km before chiplune stop at Lotte Parshuram to take a darshan at Parshuram Mandir. This Mandir is dedicated to Bhargavram or Parshuram. There is a central shrine surrounded by two smaller buildings. It is a devotional place.This temple is situated near Mumbai-Goa highway. The temple is having an idol of Parashuram in Middle,God Brahma in right
and Lord Shankar on the left. 300 years ago Brahandra Swami reconstructed the temple and that time the idols of Gods were consecrated here. The combination of Hindu, Muslim and Europeanarchitecture is seen in this temple.There is a temple of Renuka , mother of Lord Parshuram, behind the Parashuram temple. There is a tank called as Banganga Talav  which is believed to be made by Parashuram by arching five arrows tothe ground. There is a festival every year on the Mahashivrathri Day. After darshan proceed to Dervan to see the Artificial site of Shiv Shurshtri. This is a marvelous place 14kmfrom Chiplun,onMumbai Goa Highwaywhere you can watch the entire life history ofChatrapathi Shivaji Maharajah through pictures and statues.Near about one corrode rupees were spent on construction of this site., and it took  15 years to complete this site.Coronation of Shivaji Maharajah,fight with Shahistakhan , Shivaji riding on horse,etc are some of the notable statutes to watch here. Great social workers like Sitarambuva Walvalkar worked for bringing up of this marvelous place.From visitors point of view Dervan has cultural importance.After Dervan then proceed to Ganapatipule (80 Km) on arrival check in to the hotel evening free to explore the town and beach o/n halt

: Ganpatipule 
After B/F proceed to sightseeing covering places as mention below
Ganapati Swayambhu Temple :
Before starting the sightseeing first of all visit the 400-year-old Ganapati Swayambhu Temple , located on the foothill, and an important place of homage. There is an interesting Ganapati-shaped walk of 1km around the hill, which is called Pradakshina, a way of respect shown by the pilgrims to the deity. It is said that Ganapatipule is one of theeight significant Ganapatis (Ashta Ganapatis) of India .
Malgund :
A kilometer away from Ganapatipule, is a small village called Malgund, home town of famous Marathi poet Keshavsoot who pioneered modern Marathi poetry. Visit his beautiful monument and the museum there, which is gives information about modern day Marathi poets.
Ratnagiri :
The district town of Ganapatipule is an interesting halt for sightseeing. It houses the homeof Lokmanya Tilak, now Tilak Smarak. The first ever temple built for non-brahmins called Patit Pawan Mandir, the Ratnadurga Fort, Bhagivati Bunder,a sea port and the Coconut Research Centre are some of the other places you could visit in and around Ratnagiri.Also, stop at Velneshwar,to visit the old Shiva Temple and the beach.You couldrelive moments from history,at Thebaw Palace,built in 1910-11,for the King and Queen of Burma,who were exiled.
Jaigad Fort :
Stop at the 17th century Jaigad Fort,35 km away from Ganapatipule, located at the entrance of the river Sangameshwar,and allow yourself a magnificent view of the sea.In the evening return back to Ganapatipule o/n halt

Ganpatipule
After B/F return to Mumbai/Pune on arrival drop at residence / Airport / Railway Station with memorable experiences.

  • Twin sharing accommodation (Double room) at all places in Hotels / Camps as applicable to the itinerary. Hotel will be given as per category selection.
  • Breakfast.
  • AC Vehicle for Pick & drop as per group size from Airport/Railway Station and All Internal Sightseeing as per itinerary & will be provided as per group size  
  • All Tips – Driver and Restaurants.
  • Airfare /Railway Fare
  • All Entry Tickets for Monuments and place you will visit.
  • Tour Guide, Camera, Video Camera Charges.
  • Any other meals than those mentioned above. For eg. (Lunch)
  • Any up gradation in airline class or hotel room category.
  • Any items of personal nature like tips to guides, drivers, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, mineral water (unless specified), and food and drink which is not part of set group menu.
  • Additional costs for Hotel accommodation, transport services due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc.
  • Any optional tours, excursions, supplement costs, services and activities not mentioned in the itinerary inclusions.
  • Any extra cost incurred on behalf of any individual due to illness, accident , hospitalization or any personal emergency.
  • Anything specifically not mentioned in the ‘tour price includes’ column.
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