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The Perfect Vacation Plan for the Family that Loves Beaches

Monsoon romance! The Ultimate Guide to the Konkan Coast industrialtour.com

Konkan is magical during monsoons. The beauty and grandeur of Konkan is at its height during the season with a plethora of unique experiences. Rivers overflow, lush green trees, greenery all around! Here is your itinerary for a memorable adventure in the Konkan coast.

The Perfect Vacation Plan for the Family that Loves Beaches:

  1. Ratnagiri (Maharashtra)
  2. Sawantwadi (Maharashtra)
  3. Malvan (Maharashtra)
  4. Amboli (Maharashtra)

Day 1. The epic journey begins at Ganpatipule

The epic journey begins at Ganpatipule
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Konkan and Ganpatipule reflect the history, art and culture of Maharashtra. With historic sea forts, museums, beautiful temples and pristine beaches scattered around make Ganpartipule is an ideal family getaway

Arrive at GanpatipuleWalk along the white sandy beaches on the shores of the Arabian Sea. Gorge on Konkani seafood and wash it down with a glasses of Kokum sherbat. 

Things to doWhile all the places in and around Ganpatipule are picturesque, there are other tourist attractions like the Arevare seaface and Marleshwar temple.

Day 2. Explore the amazing Amboli ghat at Sawantwadi

Explore the amazing Amboli ghat at Sawantwadi
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With Amboli ghat on one side and sea on the other, Sawantwadi looks magical during monsoon. Sawantwadi is also known for its rich biodiversity, which comprises wildlife species and medicinal herbs and trees. 

Things to doPlaces to visit are Sawantwadi PalaceMoti TalaoKudalRaghunath Market.

Day 3. Taste the Mind-Blowing Malvani Cuisines and Water Sports in Tarkarli

Taste the Mind-Blowing Malvani Cuisines and Water Sports in Tarkarli
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Serene with white sand beaches and fringed coconut trees, Malvan is a great weekend getaway during monsoons. Try the sea-food prepared in Malvani style, then head off to Tarkarli which is known for various water sports like scuba diving, zorbing, snorkelling etc.

Things to doSnorkelling, scuba diving, parasailing or just a stay in the houseboat- pick your sport.

Day 4. Take a road trip to Amboli and enjoy the scenic waterfalls

Take a road trip to Amboli and enjoy the scenic waterfalls
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Stop by the waterfalls Amboli Dhabdhaba, the most scenic waterfall. The road gets really scenic after “Parpoli Ghat” with green hillocks on one side and a deep ravine on the other side. 

Things to doClick the most beautiful sunsets from the sunset point. Mahadev Gad is another place you should not miss out on. 

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Day 5. Explore the beautiful Terekhol fort and then drive down to Ratnagiri

Explore the beautiful Terekhol fort and then drive down to Ratnagiri
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On the mouth of Redi creek lies the beautiful Tiracol fort. Head to Ratnagiri which is popular for its seashore, creeks, rivers, hot water springs, hills, and waterfalls. The beaches coconut trees, palms, mangroves, make it an ideal destination for family picnic.

Things to do: Stroll through acres of mango farms in Ratnagiri. If staying for long, drive further to Dapoli and explore more beaches and small villages.

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