Offbeat Konkan backpackers biking trip in Three days

Blueprints, Konkan, Maharashtra, Weekend Getaway

Here’s a blueprint for the lesser known beaches around the Konkan belt. If you feel Goa is the place to be then try Konkan for a change. The serene beaches and local Maharashtrian food along with the hospitality of the humble Fisher folks will definitely be a welcome change for all those who wish to spend a relaxed weekend away from the bustling city traffic and crowd.

Trip Dates: 24th to 26th March 2016

Trip cost: Rs 7000/–

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation (3-6 in a room)
  • Internal travel
  • Entry fees
  • Ferry charges
  • Scooty (2 on a Activa or deo with 2 litres petrol)

Exclusions:

  • Food
  • Anything not mentioned in the exclusion section.

For booking and more information please call on the numbers mentioned below.

Divya Pai: +91 9833101101 // +91 9987294963

Sherwin Rebello: +91 9833494963

If the above  numbers are out of reach please call:

TLOT Office: +91 7506420520

Or mail us at: thelandoutthere@gmail.com

Things to carry along:

  • Valid Photo id proof with address (No Pan card)
  • Two passport size photographs.
  • Backpack (No suitcases, trolleys will be allowed)

Day 1:

  • Reach Sawantwadi by 09:00 HRS. Take a local bus to the village of Shiroda (30km)
  • Reach Shiroda by 10:00HRS and check into a guest house near the beach.
  • Post lunch relax in the quiet and peaceful surroundings of Shiroda or head to the beach for a swim.
  • Walk to Shiroda beach (3mins from the guest house) for sunset or shop for some coconut artwork souvenirs around the beach.

Day 2:

  • After an early breakfast ride to the beaches around the Vengurla district.
  • Visit the beaches of Sagareshwar, Vengurla and Momechad. Each known for its virgin beauty and white sand.
  • For sunset ride to the small village of Redi which also has one of the most beautiful beaches on the konkan belt.
  • Return to Shiroda by 19:00HRS for dinner.

Day 3:

  • Post breakfast ride to the ferry point (7km) to visit the secluded Khairi beach.
  • Spend the afternoon lazing around the beach or play frizbee.
  • Head back to Shiroda for lunch by 1300HRS.
  • Afternoon at leisure or ride through the bylanes of the small town of Shiroda.
  • Take a bus to Sawantwadi (30km) to make it in time for the return train/bus.

 

Leave a Reply