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Velas Turtle Festival 2020

Thu, 9 Apr 10:30PM - Sat, 11 Apr 9:00PM + more dates
Dadar East Railway Station
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Event Name: Velas Turtle Festival Tour
Total Seats: 25
Location: Velas
Base Location: Ratnagiri Coastline
Grade: Easy
Approximate duration: 2 Days

Trikon Presents Velas Turtle Festival Tour 2018 for all those who wish to embark on a memorable sojourn with fellow Trikoners to witness the rare and scarce sea turtles at the Golden Sand Beach of Velas. Unarguably, Velas is also one of the popular breeding sites of Olive Ridley Turtle. This is the best time to visit Velas to experience breeding of turtle at Turtle festival.

This New Year visits Velas for the much talked about Turtle Festival. Greet those tiny creatures and see them hatch eggs during the Velas turtle festival.

Eco-tourism Trip and Awareness
Velas Turtle Festival is not just about little turtles hatching season and the beautiful beaches, there something more to it. Olive Ridley Turtles are one of the more endangered species of turtle. To protect and conserve these turtles, the Marine Conservation Society hosts this turtle festival at Velas every year to spread awareness and promote eco-tourism.

Major Attractions
Enjoy eating delicious Home Made food by locals
Stay at Local Huts & Houses
Visit Harihareshwar beach and Historical Bankot fort
An amazing road trip across the swaying palms of Konkan

Detailed Itinerary
Day 0 :
22:00 - Meet the Trikon Team at Kotak Mahindra Bank ATM, near Dadar (E) station
22:30 - Leave from Dadar towards other pick-up points
22:45 - Pickup from K Star Mall, Chembur
23:15 - Pickup from Vashi Below Main Bridge
Overnight Journey to Velas

Day 1:
05:00 am - Reach Velas
06:00 am - Freshen up & Get ready for the first visit
06:30 am - Introduction round & Watch the hatching
08:00 am - Come back to the village for breakfast
10:00 am - Leave for Bankot fort
11:00 am - Reach Bankot fort & Explore
12:30 pm - Leave from Bankot fort
01:30 pm - Have lunch
04:00 pm - Visit the Beach for Turtle hatching & Sunset
06:30 pm - Watch Informative Documentary
07:30 pm - Play fun games
08:30 pm - Dinner & Night strolling
10:00 pm - Hit your bed & retire for the day

Day 2:
06:00 am - Wake up Call
06:30 am - Wake up and leave for Velas beach for the last sighting
08:00 am - Come back homestay & Have breakfast
10:00 am - Leave for Harihareshwar beach
11:30 am - Visit temple and spend some time besides the beach
12:30 pm - Have delicious Konkani Delicacies
02:30 pm - Start return journey
10:30 pm - Reach Mumbai (Tentatively)

Transportation from Dadar - Dadar by private Non AC Bus
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner - Day 1
Breakfast and Lunch - Day 2
Entry Charges and Sightseeing
Dormitory Accommodation
Trikon Expertise Charges

Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
Camera charges
Anything other than the above-mentioned inclusion
5% GST

Things to Carry
ID Card
2 ltrs water
Camera (Optional)
Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & Biscuits
Extra Pair of Clothes
Clean napkin or small towel
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry medicines if you need any
Hand Sanitizer
Identity Card

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Dadar East Railway Station
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