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WSR Scuba Diving Special Konkan Tour on 24th – 27th March 2016 with water sports and Forts

 

About Konkan Tour: Scuba Diving and Snorkeling.

Dates                :  24-27 March 2016

Cost per Person:  8500/- per head (All Veg Meals)

                            9500/-per head (All Non-Veg Meals) 

 

500/- * Discount to WSR Registered Members

 

Vijaydurg:

The oldest fort on Sindhudurg coast constructed in the regime of Raja Bhoj of shilahar dynasty in 1205 (construction period 1193-1205). The fort was earlier known as “Gheria” as it is situated in the village “Girye”. Shivaji Maharaj won this fort from Adilshaha of Bijapur in 1653 and renamed it as “Vijay Durg” as the then Hindu solar ear’s name was “Vijay”. Vijay means Victory.

Sprawling over an area of 48 acres, Vijaydurg, fort of victory, was once seized by the British following a bloody battle. They renamed it Fort Augustus. A dilapidated board at the entrance of the fort relates its history. One of the best views of the fort is from the jetty. The fort stretches out into the sea and a walk inside its precincts is worthwhile. Shivaji added triple rows of huge walls, umpteen towers and spacious inner buildings to it and strengthened it in the 17th century.

 

Kunkeshwar:                                                                                   

Kunkeshwar Temple, an ancient Shiva Temple is located in Kunkeshwar village, 14 Kms from Devgad town. A pristine beach with a very long stretch of seashore and white sand adds to the beauty of temple surroundings. This beautiful temple near beach has alluring architecture with reminiscent of South Indian style of temple architecture. Yadav Kings built this temple in 1100 A. D. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who rejuvenated this temple many times was a frequent visitor to this temple. This temple is also famous as Kashi of South Konkan.

 

Sindhudurg:                                                                                                

Huge sea rocks of Malvan has easefully shouldered the responsibility of two Forts Sindhudurg & Padmagad on their broad chest. The name of the fort is given to the Sindhudurg district. Tourist from all over the world visit through out the year to see this Maratha glory.The fort was built with the help of huge rocks on the Kurte Island which amazes people & one appreciates imaginative power of Shivaji. In 1664 shivaji erected this fort on 44 acers of land. In Sindhudurg Fort there is ‘Shri Shivarajeshwar temple’ of King Shivaji. Also there are temples of Hanuman, Jarimari mandir and Goddess ‘Bhavani Temple’. Impressions of shivaji’s fingers prints found to be preserved here on one of the wall. Also lies, inside the Fort Worth seeing temples of Bhavanimata, Shambhu Mahadev, Jirimiri & Mahapurush. All are in good conditions.

 

Tarkarli Beach:

Tarkarli is a narrow stretch of beach with pristine waters, located at the convergence of the Karli River and the Arabian Sea. It is 546 k.m. away from Mumbai, 6 kms. South of Malvan, on the west coast of India. This place has gained prominence because of its transparently clear seas, where on a fairly sunny day; one can see the sea- bed up to a depth of 20 feet. This beach can be rightly called as ‘Queen Beach’ of Sindhudurg. 

 

Snorkeling: 

Is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask, a shaped tube called a snorkel, and usually swim-fins.  Use of this equipment allows the snorkeler to observe underwater attractions for extended periods of time with relatively little effort. Snorkeling is a popular recreational activity. The primary appeal is the opportunity to observe underwater life in a natural setting without the complicated equipment

 

Itinerary of Tour: 

Day 0 - March 23, 2016, Wednesday

Meeting point:

10.00 pm: Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E)

 

Day 1 - March 24, 2016, Thursday

Breakfast enroute                                                                                         

Check in Hotel at Malvan

TSUNAMI Island

Lunch

Tarkarli / Deobaug Beach Time

Visit to Sindhudurg fort and enjoy Sunset

Snacks

Free time for Malvan Market / Beach / Rock Garden etc. (Optional)

Dinner

Stay at Malvan

 

Day 2 – March 25, 2016, Friday

Breakfast – Tea Time

DOLPHIN SAFARI

Scuba Diving 

Snorkeling activities - Safe & Easy 

Lunch

Nivati Fort & Beach

Enjoy Water Sports

(Jet Ski, Banana Boat Ride, Kayaking, Bumper, Water Scooter)

Snacks

Free time for Malvan Market / Beach / Rock Garden etc. (Optional)

Dinner

Stay at Malvan

 

Day 3: March 26 2016, Saturday

Break Fast

Rameshwar Temple, Achara

Kunkeshwar Temple

Lunch at Vijaydurg

Vijaydurg fort (Guided Tour)

Tea Break & Depart for Mumbai

Dinner on the way to be borne by participants

 

Day 4: March 27, 2015, Sunday

Early morning at Dadar

 

Cost of Tour:

9500/- per head (All Non-Veg meals)

9000/- WSR Members

 

8500/- per head (All Veg meals)

8000/- WSR Members

 

It includes:                                                                                                     

Dadar 2 Dadar transportation fare for private vehicle (Non A/c)

Dolphin Safari, Boating charges, Permissions and entry fees,

Guide Charges, 

Water Sports (Jet Ski, Banana Boat Ride, Kayaking, Bumper, Water Scooter),

Food (Veg & Non Veg Thali as mentioned wherever limited and unlimited), 

Accommodations (Rooms with 3/5 people sharing basis)

 

It excludes:                                                                                                    

Parasailing charges and dinner on last day 

 

Payment:

one needs to deposit Rs.5000/- amount for Booking Private Vehicle, Activity Charges, Boats, Food, and Accommodation etc.  Into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration

 

Account Name:  Mahadeo J Gadade

Bank: Axis Bank

Account Type: Saving.

Account No: 9130 1002 5541 263

IFSC Code: UTIB0000037 

Branch: Pune Branch

 

Things to Carry:

A Water Bottle (3 Litres) (a must)

Cap, Good shoes, 

Extra 3 pair of Clothes with thermals, Towel etc. (a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)

Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments

some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.                                 

Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things

 

For more Details - Call/What’s up/SMS

Mahadeo – 9370080086

Deepak - 9819085757

Yamini - 07303055000

 

Important Points to keep in mind:

1 The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

2 Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.

3 Please do not wear any jewelry.

4 Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.

5 Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the any events. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the event. NO REFUND will be provided.

 

Medical Disclaimer: 

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.

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