Trip to Velas for Turtle Festival and Dive Aagar beach

About this tour

Join us for Bike riding to most beautiful place Velas these days..
Velas is a small eco-village in Ratnagiri district which is famous for the Olive Ridley turtle population that visits the Velas beach every year and lays their eggs. At Velas, turtle conservation movement is undertaken by the villagers. Each year, the tiny village of Velas, in Maharashtra, bears witness to a truly heart-warming sight as thousands of newly hatched Olive Ridley turtles take their first steps towards the big blue sea. The start of life afresh!
Velas is not only home to turtles but also to a myriad of bird species including the White Bellied Sea Eagle, White Backed Vulture, and Indian Swiftlet. Accommodation in local home-stays will add a truly warm touch to the experience.
Also Experience boonfire nights with gost stories, and a trip to Diveaagar for water sports.

Day-wise Schedule


1 Day 1

05.00pm Gather at Fergusson college main gate.
05.30pm Leave from pune after introduction.
11.30pm Reach to Velas village, Take rest.


2 Day 2

06.00pm Leave to velas beach to witness turtle hatching process
07.00am Turle photography
08.30pm Return to village and have breakfast
09.00am Visit to Bankot fort.
11.00am return to Velas. Get rest.
01.30pm Have lunch at village home.
04.00pm Enjoy games at beach, photography.
06.00pm Second batch to turle hatching.
07.30pm return to village, Have lunch.
09.00pm camfire fun, go to sleep.


3 Day 3

05.30am Wakeup call, freshen up.
06.00am leave for batch3 of turtle hatching.
08.00am return to village, Have breakfast.
09.00am reach to ferry to Harihareshwar.
11.00am Reach to Dive Aagar beach.
11.30am Play various water sports and have fun.
02.00pm Have lunch at local hotel.
03.00pm Leave from beach to Pune.
05.00pm Hve Tea on the way.
09.00pm return to pune with great memories of trip.


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