IMP Note: Sightings of Baby Turtles is purely on Luck. In our tour, We cover three attempts of Baby Turtle Sightings. Sighting of the baby turtle is not in our hand. It is the natural birth process of Turtle wherein we can't manipulate the things.
Day 0: Friday
We are waiting for you
Please reach Dadar near Pritam Hotel at 10:45 pm as we will head to Velas to enjoy the Olive Ridley - Velas Turtle Festival.
Day 1: Saturday
Cherish the Olive Ridley Turtle - UNO
Welcome to Velas Turtle Festival.
We will reach Velas village around 5:30 am. We will head straight to the beach to witness the breaking of Eggs by the Turtles.
Breakfast is Calling
We will head for breakfast around 07:30 am. Enjoy the homestay in typical Konkani House and culture. You can unpack your bags, freshen up and relax for sometime before we proceed to Bankot Fort.
Bankot Fort/ Himmatgad
We will head to Bankot Fort or Himmatgad around 11 am. Enjoy the Fortification wall and cannons available at the fort. The view from fort will give ample opportunity to witness the Arabian Sea along the Velas coastline.
Lovely Rural Lunch
We will head back to our Konkani House around 12 noon as we’ll feast on the meals made by the local villagers. Post Lunch, relax till evening.
Cherish the Olive Ridley Turtle – DOS
We will head to Velas Beach around 5:30 pm to witness the birth of Olive Ridley Turtles again. After the sightings, we will explore the beach to watch the sunset.
We head back to enjoy our dinner. Savor the local delicacies of Vegetarian and Non – Vegetarian dishes. Post Dinner we will play some fun games like Antakshari, Mis-Match and/or Traffic Jam. Lights out around 11 pm.
Day 2: Sunday
Good Morning Guys!
Wake up at 5 am and freshen up. We will proceed to the beach in 1 hour to witness the turtles for the last time.
Cherish the Olive Ridley Turtle – TRES
We will proceed to the Velas Beach around 6 am to watch the turtles crawl back into the ocean.
Breakfast is Calling
Around 7:30 am we will head back to have our breakfast. Pack your bags as around 10 am we will leave for Harihareshwar Temple through a Boat Ride.
We will reach Harihareshwar Temple around 11:00 am. Take the Blessings of Bappa as we will head to fill our stomach with Lunch.
We will have lunch at around 1 pm in a nearby Restaurant. Post Lunch We will head back to Mumbai.
Wow What an Experience!
We will proceed to Mumbai in our transfer vehicle around 2 pm thanking Velas and our fellow travelers for providing one of the best experience.