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Velas Turtle Festival

Velas is a village in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra.  Velas is mostly famous because of the Turtle festival which happens here every year ,the olive ridley sea turtle, also known as the Pacific ridley sea turtle, is a medium-sized species of sea turtle found in warm and tropical waters, primarily in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Olive Ridleys are the smallest of the sea turtles and they got their name because of their olive coloured shells. Though these are the most abundant species of turtles in any ocean, they are yet classified as endangered species.  Turtle festival is an opportunity for metro-tourists to bid best wishes to the newly born sea turtle hatchlings while crawling towards their home

Price: Rs 2100 per person
Fixed Departure Date: 14-15 March

Cost Includes:

1. Transportation from Dadar to Dadar
2. Accomodation in proper Konkani Houses
3. 2 Lunch 3 Breakfast and 1 dinner with 3 time tea

Cost Does Not Include:
1) Water, Liquor, soft drinks, beverages, etc. 
2) Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, etc. 
3) Any services/meals not mentioned
4) Any Other expense due to any other reasons

Itenary Ex Velas, Maharashtra India:

Day 0: Friday Meeting at  Dadar East Pritam Hotel at 10:30 PM

Day1: Saturday
1. Arriving at Velas
2. Moving to nesting site at Velas beach
3. Returning to the villagers proper Konkani Houses
4. Afternoon sightseeing at Bankot Fort and Durga Devi Temple
5. Evening again visit the beach to observe the Turtle nest
6. Night Staying in the Konkani Houses

Day 2:
1. Morning Visoit to Velas Beach for Turtle Seeing
2. After sight seeing breakfast and some sight seeing
3. Post Lunch proceed back to Mumbai.

SPECIAL NOTES: 
1) We can also customize a similar trip to suit your requirements on any date of your choice & your choice of stay 
2) Delays are expected on account of weather conditions & various other reasons. In such situations we may have to compromise to these situations then & there. 
We may have to make some spot changes due to various reasons. 
3) All Payments are non-refundable. No Refunds for confirmed booking. No refund for no show. 
4) Our effort is to give a clear idea about various aspects of the trip to avoid any misunderstanding during the tour. 
We request you to please read all the information given herewith carefully.