Destination Guides


Sunderban National Park – Everything you need to know 1

Sunderban national park located at the South Eastern tip of the 24 Paraganas district in the state of West Bengal. It got its name from one of the mangrove plants known as Sundari (Heritiera Minor). The Sundarbans are a part of the world’s largest delta formed by the rivers The Sundarbans are a part of the world’s largest delta formed by the rivers Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna. Sundarban is a vast area covering 4262 square […]


Dhamapur Lake Travel Guide

Nestled in the hills of Konkan, and surrounded by dense forests lies the Dhamapur lake. A visit here, is a treat for all the senses as one is surrounded by beautiful flowers, trees, butterflies and birds that sing your way to the heart. The lake is situated on the Malvan – Kudal road, and was constructed around 1530 AD by the  Mandlik named Nagesh Desai of the Vijaynagar Kingdom. It covers an area of 5 […]


Sindhudurg Fort – A travel Guide

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj early on recognized the importance of navy and established a naval fleet. Sindhudurg fort, , was an important part of his naval strategy to keep a check on colonial forces ( Portuguese, Dutch and British ). Laying the foundation While surveying the Konkan coast line Shivaji Maharaj felt the need to build an impenetrable sea fort. On reaching the Malwan beach, in Kurte island he found the place desirable for such a […]


Kaas Plateau Travel Guide 2

Kaas Plateau is Maharashtra’s very own Valley of flowers. Entire region is covered with tiny colorful wild flowers as far as your eyes can see. Post monsoon this unique plateau, spread across 1000 hectares, becomes home to nearly 1500 species of tiny plants of which around 600 are flowering plants. From the local Orchids of Maharashtra to the hard to find carnivore plants, you are in for a visual treat. Kaas is declared a bio-diversity heritage […]

Kas flowers violet

Velas Travel Guide 2

Velas, a remote village along the Konkan coast, was destined for obscurity, had it not been for the Olive Ridley turtles that hatch their eggs here. These turtles have put Velas on the international tourist map. Every year from February to March baby hatchlings emerge from the golden-black sand and start their journey towards the Arabian Sea. It is difficult to not fall in love with this secluded beach tucked away in a quiet corner of […]

Velas Turtle Festival

Harihareshwar Travel Guide 2

  Harihareshwar, a coastal town in Konkan Maharashtra is known not just for its beautiful beach, but also as a place of pilgrimage. It is situated at the mouth of River Savitri that divides the Raigad and Ratnagiri districts. Here the river flows and merges into the Arabian Sea. Harihareshwar is part of the three famous beach towns in Raigad district of Konkan Maharashtra – the other two being Diveagar and Shrivardhan. Harihareshwar attracts people […]

Harihareshwar beach Savitri river

Diveagar Travel Guide 1

Diveagar, a tiny village, is part of a cluster of three beach towns in the Raigad district of Konkan – the other two are Shrivardhan and Harihareshwar. It has one of the best stretches of pristine clean beach with silvery sand. Its proximity to both Pune and Mumbai makes it a perfect weekend gateway for the city dwellers. The extensive natural beauty and greenery of the Konkan are on full display here, as the village is […]

Diveagar beach

Tamhini Ghat – A Travel Guide

Tamhini Ghat, on the outskirts of Pune, is a delightful getaway and a must-visit place during the monsoon. We visited the ghat on our way to Konkan Maharashtra during the mid-September monsoon rains. The 25 Km stretch that cuts the Sahayadris range passes through dense forests, waterfalls, and thick fog. The mystic views along the way will force you to stop and enjoy the beauty of the Sahayadris at every corner. Reaching Tamhini Ghat: From […]

Tamhini Ghat Clouds monsoon

Pangong Lake – 5 Things sure to tickle your funny bone!

Pangong Tso Lake is Ladakh’s top tourist destinations. Every year thousands come here to witness its pristine natural beauty. The lake, at an altitude of 14500 ft., is 140 Kms away from Leh. One needs to cross the Chang la Pass located at 17590 ft to reach it. If you think altitude sickness will put a damper on your trip, then fear not. The below 5 things are sure to put a smile on your face. […]


Gir National Park – A travel Guide 1

Gir National Park is the last bastion of the Asiatic Wild Lions. It is situated south-west of the Saurashtra peninsula of Gujarat in India and covers an area of  1,412 km2 . A drive through the thick, undisturbed deciduous forests is a joy for the senses, even if there were no lions to spot in the jungle. Gir, a thriving eco-system for the wildlife, is home to 39 species of mammals, 37 species of reptiles, over 300 species […]

Lion Gir