Velas Turtle Festival from Pune without Stay
Velas Turtle Festival from Pune without Stay
Velas Turtle Festival from Pune without Stay
Velas Turtle Festival from Pune without Stay
Velas Turtle Festival from Pune without Stay
Velas Turtle Festival from Pune without Stay
Velas Turtle Festival from Pune without Stay

Velas Turtle Festival from Pune without Stay

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Velas Turtle Festival from Pune without Stay

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  • Witness the magical sight of baby Olive Ridley Turtles as they make their way to the Arabian Sea.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Konkan coast from the picturesque Velas Beach during this 1 Day Trip.
  • Create unforgettable memories with a visit to the Bankot Fort and Harihareshwar Temple via Ferry Rides.
  • Relish the beauty of Velas and the beach on this excursion in the comfort of AC Tempo Traveller.
  • Witness the glorious view of golden hues playing with the furious waves of the sea at the Beach.


Quick Info:

  • Activity Location: Velas
  • Start/End Point: Pune
  • 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 Pune (Without Stay):

  • Experience a warm welcome from Our Team and take an overnight ride to Velas to witness the Velas Turtle Festival.
  • Reach Velas early in the morning and witness the magical spectacle of baby turtles hatching and making their way to the Arabian Sea.
  • 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 Harihareshwar Temple where unique architecture awaits you.
  • Indulge your taste buds in the bold flavours and fresh seafood of Maharashtrian cuisine, a delightful culinary adventure.
  • Give a warm end to your trip and take another ride back to Pune carrying home unforgettable memories of the Trip. 


  • Travel from Pune to Pune 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 Expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions
  • All Expenses incurred due to Unavoidable Situations
  • Any Medical / Emergency Evacuations
  • 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 Pune (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:Pune airport(PNQ) is located at a distance of 10 kilometers from the city. Outside the airport, one can easily get a taxi or a bus service to reach the city.

By Road:Pune is well linked with major parts of the country and it connects to the other cities in Maharashtra as well. Major bus services are offered by state-run buses. One can also take a taxi.

By Train:Pune Junction Railway Station(PUNE) is one of the important railway junctions. The city connects with major other cities in the country. From station, cab and taxi services are available.

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