Velas Turtle Festival from Mumbai without Stay
Velas Turtle Festival from Mumbai without Stay
Velas Turtle Festival from Mumbai without Stay
Velas Turtle Festival from Mumbai without Stay
Velas Turtle Festival from Mumbai without Stay

Velas Turtle Festival from Mumbai without Stay

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Velas Turtle Festival from Mumbai without Stay

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  • Get picked up from the set pick-up points in Mumbai to set off for this 1 Day ravishing excursion of Velas.
  • Witness the delicate hatchlings of Olive RidleyTurtles being welcomed by Mother Nature at Velas Beach.
  • Take a walk in the historical days of Bankot Fort and skip to the spiritual realm of Harihareshwar Temple.
  • Be witness to the mesmerizing beauty of the sunset and turquoise ocean waves brush up against your skin.
  • Drift your fantasies to a new level by going on Ferry rides in the swirling waters of the Savitri River.


Quick info:

  • Activity Location: Velas
  • Start/End Point: Mumbai
  • Duration: 1 Day/ 2 Nights
  • Attraction Sites: Bankot Fort, Harihareshwar Temple
  • Highlights: Turtle Hatching Session, Ferry Ride, Beach Excursion

About Velas: 

  • Velas is a small village in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra offering relaxation away from the bustling city. Velas traverse you from the hectic days to the warmth of village life. 
  • The annual Turtle Festival is a big event in Velas where you get to witness the little turtles making their way out of tiny shells, ready for the big ocean world. 

About Velas Turtle Festival from Mumbai (Without Stay):

  • Relish your Saturday night by being picked up from various pick-up points in Mumbai such as Borivali, Goregaon, Andheri, Vashi, Nerul and other places.
  • Experience a warm welcome and greeting from Our Team as you join us for the Velas Turtle Festival.
  • Wake up early on Day 2 to witness the magical spectacle of baby turtles hatching and making their way to the sea at Velas Beach.
  • Unwind on the serene beaches of Velas, soaking in the tranquillity of the surroundings and breathing in the fresh sea air.
  • Explore the centuries-old Bankot Fort and its commanding views of the sea and countryside, a testament to the region's rich history.
  • Be rowed on a Bankot-Bagmandla Ferry boat Ride to reach the stunning Harihareshwar Temple where you will be spellbound by its unique and attractive architecture that exudes spiritual energy.
  • Indulge your taste buds in the bold flavours and fresh seafood of Maharashtrian cuisine, a delightful culinary adventure.
  • End your trip on the way back to Mumbai with unforgettable memories and a newfound appreciation for the wonders of nature and the rich cultural heritage of the region.

Pickup Points & Estimated Timings:

  • 09:00 PM: Borivali
  • 09:20 PM: Goregaon
  • 09:30 PM: Andheri
  • 10:00 PM: Sion
  • 10:15 PM: Chembur
  • 10:30 PM: Vashi
  • 10:50 PM: Nerul
  • 11:30 PM: Kolamboli McD


  • Travel from Mumbai to Mumbai via Non AC Bus
  • Meals: (1 Breakfast and 1 Lunch)
  • One Hatching Session (Sunday Morning)
  • Bankot Fort Sightseeing
  • Harihareshwar Temple Visit
  • All Entry and Permit Charges
  • Bankot-Bagmandla Ferry Boat Charges

Not Included

  • Travel till Pickup Points
  • 5% GST
  • Personal Consumption Items like Mineral Water/Lime Water
  • Extra Meals/Soft Drinks Ordered
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Costs not Mentioned in the Cost includes Above
  • Expenses incurred due to Unforeseen Circumstances like Roadblocks, Bad Weather
  • Any Medical/Emergency Evacuations if required
  • Insurance

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Things To Carry

  • Passport and Travel Documents
  • Money and Cards
  • Comfortable Clothes
  • Hygiene Items
  • Snacks and Water Bottle
  • Travel Adapter and Chargers
  • First Aid Kit
  • Maps
  • Camera or Smartphone
  • UA Voucher

Additional Info

Know Before You Go for Velas Turtle Festival from Mumbai (Without Stay):

  • Bring valid ID proof.
  • Wear a proper face mask or shield at all times.
  • Carry a sanitizer for frequent use.
  • Wear good grip shoes for trekking and beach activities.
  • Bring a torch with extra batteries for night activities.
  • Carry an extra pair of clothes for emergencies.
  • Bring at least 2-3 litres of water bottles.
  • Carry ready-to-eat food like snacks, biscuits, and plum cakes.
  • Carry Electoral or Glucon D powder for energy.
  • Bring personal first aid and medication.
  • Wear a sun protection cap and goggles.
  • Bring a normal bedsheet or blanket for sleeping.
  • Cameras and glares can be carried at your own risk.
  • Maintain social distancing and wear a mask throughout the trip.
  • Buses will be fully sanitized before use.
  • It’s compulsory to carry your own sanitisers, gloves, face shield and mask.
  • Food will be freshly cooked and packed as per WHO guidelines.

How To Reach


By Air:The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport(BOM) connects Mumbai to major cities of the country via regular flights. Take a taxi or cab from the airport to reach Mumbai.

By Road:Buses from other states arrive at the Mumbai Central Bus Station. There are different types of buses as per your comfort level and on arrival , you can take a taxi or cab from the bus stand.

By Train:Mumbai Central Railway Station(MMCT) and other stations serve the city. Direct trains are available in Mumbai as it has many stations, you take a taxi from the station to reach your destination.