Velas Turtle Festival from Mumbai 2023

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₹3300/- Per Person +5% GST


17 Feb 2023 - 19 Feb 2023

03 Mar 2023 - 05 Mar 2023

10 Mar 2023 - 12 Mar 2023

17 Mar 2023 - 19 Mar 2023

24 Mar 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

31 Mar 2023 - 02 Apr 2023

07 Apr 2023 - 09 Apr 2023

14 Apr 2023 - 16 Apr 2023

21 Apr 2023 - 23 Apr 2023

28 Apr 2023 - 30 Apr 2023

Trek India Welcomes you for the Velas Turtle 2023 from Mumbai AC Bus

About Velas Turtle Festival

Maharashtra is blessed with a 720-kilometre-long coastline and is shared with Konkan, Thane, Ratnagiri also Sindhudurg districts. Many marine creatures come to visit.

Velas is a coastal village that falls in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. Velas has been attracting nature lovers and travelers more for its Velas Turtle Festival, in Maharashtra since its inception. Hundreds of Olive Ridley Turtles, one of the endangered and most treasured species of marine turtles, come ashore at Velas beach for breeding and lay hundreds of eggs.

Velas Turtle Festival Events Details 2023

Traveling by A/C Bus.

The stay provided will be Homestay

Food provided will be Veg Food

The total time required for Bankot Fort is 2-3 hours

The distance from Mumbai to Velas is 230 kilometers.

Routes can be changed due to road closures or traffic

Detailed Itinerary of Velas Turtle Festival

Day 0- Friday

10.00 pm - Meeting at Pritam Dhaba Dadar

10.15 pm - Start the journey for the Velas Turtke Festival

10.45 pm - Pickup at Chembur Diamond Gadren

11.15 pm - Pickup at Vashi Plaza

11.45 pm - Pickup at Kalamboli McDonald's

Day 1 - Saturday

05.45 am - Reach Velas & get a quick Freshen up

06.30 am - Visit Velas Beach for Turtle Sighting

08.30 am - Return back to the village, have breakfast

11.00 am - Visit Bankot Fort, also known as Himmatgad Fort or Harishareshwar Fort

01.00 pm - Lunch time & rest time

05.30 pm - Visit Velas Beach for the Turtle Hatching & Sunset

08.30 pm - Dinner& Fun games

10.00 pm  - Hit your bed & retire for the day 

Day 2 - Sunday

06.00 am - Visit Velas beach for the baby turtles released

08.00 am - Breakfast

08.30 am - Depart for harihareshwar temple from Velas village

09.30 am - We will cross Bankot Creek, in a boat with the Bus from Veshvi Jungle Jetty to Bagmandala  Jetty.

11.30 am - Reach Harihareshwar Beach & visit the Harishareshwar Temple

01.30 pm - Lunch at Harihareshwar

03.00 pm - Departure for Mumbai from Harihareshwar Temple.

11.00 pm - Reach Mumbai Approx

There can be delays due to bad road conditions, bus breakdowns, etc.

Tour Cost – Rs. 3300/- Per Person
For More Details – Contact – 9987562370 (Trek India)

Velas Turtle Festival 2023 Tour Package Information

Traveling by A/C Bus.

Pick up & Drop at centralized locations only.

Turtle Festival is a budget trip.

We will stay at Homestay at a local house.

On Ghat road, the AC might be switched off.

Bus Breakdowns are possible due to bad road conditions.

Food will be local Konkani Cuisine

Hatchling sighting is not guaranteed.

Tour Cost Includes

Travel by A/C Bus

Accommodation in a Homestay

Ferryboat Charges

Local Guidance

Day 1 - Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner (All Veg)

Day 2 - Breakfast / Lunch (All Veg)

Expertise, guide charges & Trek India administration charges if any

Basic First Aid Only

Tour Cost Excludes

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Non-Veg Food

Dinner on Friday & Sunday Night

All Kinds of Extra Meals/ Soft drinks were ordered.

Any kind of Personal expenses (Camera Fees, entry fees, etc)

All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, and bad weather.

Things to Carry

Some ready-to-eat food like plum cakes, fruits, chocolates, biscuits, etc.

Comfortable footwear

Mosquito repellent cream

Suncap & Sunscreen 

Identity proof

Rules & Regulations -
Refund & Cancellation Policy -


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