In this cycling visit, we would begin from Gateway Of India, Mumbai, and would go past sun-washed shorelines of waterfront Maharashtra, unassuming towns, and thickly green slopes previously at last arriving in Goa. The outing is intended to take you through the dynamic beach front side trails, rich in enchanting scenes, nearby communication, social encounters, landmarks and sanctuaries and a particular cluster of sustenance.
Other than observing the genuine Maharashtra or genuine India around other people, we would likewise experience a huge number of difficulties, making this is a paramount outing for every one of the individuals who are youthful on the most fundamental level.
Day 01: Gateway of India to Nandgaon (Approx. 60 km - Around 6 Hrs)
We would assemble at Gateway of India, early morning to catch the ferry for Mandawa Jetty. After a sail on the Arabian Sea we would reach Mandawa Jetty, from where we would start cycling. About 20 Kms cycling from Mandwa we would reach Alibag, Capital town of Raigad district.
We would have our lunch and move towards Kashid, which is around 22 Kms. via Revdanda. On the way we would visit the famous Korlai
Lighthouse. First day being moderate, with great views of paddy fields, green countryside mild hillocks at a distance. The beach town of Kashid is one of the most unassuming and relaxing destinations off Mumbai with wonderfully clean and untouched beaches and a few temples in the vicinity.
Day 02: Nandgaon to Harihareshwar (Approx 80 km Around 9 Hrs)
After breakfast we would cycle up to Murud . At Murud we would visit the famous and formidable Janjira Fort. We would ride along with coastline, mostly flat route, flanked by the sea on one side. Then from Murud we would cycle past Rajapuri up to Agardanda and then we would cross the creek by ferry to Dighi. Then we would cycle to temple town of Harihareshwar via Shrivardhan. On the way we would visit Ganesh temple at Diveagar, which has the Ganesh idol made of gold. At Harihareshwar we would stay in a simple guesthouse. The constant sound of the sea would be therapeutic as we would settle with a good view.
Day 03: Harihareshwar TO Dapoli (70 Kms 7 Hrs)
After taking blessings from the temple in Harihareshwar, we would move ahead . At Bagmandala would cross a creek by ferry to reach Vesavi.
After Vesavi we would paddle up to Kelshi, where would halt for lunch. After some rest we would reach the fishing port town of Harnai.
Harnai is a fishing village and the most spectacular scene here is when hundreds of bright colourful boats come in with the catch in the evening.
Then we would cycle up to a bigger town of Dapoli.
Day 04: Dapoli to Velneshwar (65 Kms 7 Hours)
Immediately after Dapoli we would be cycling on to the port of Dabhol. At Dabhol jetty we would board a ferry for Veldur.
It would be a short distance from here to Guhagar. After lunch at Guhagar we would paddle to the beach village of Velneshwar near Hedavi.
Velneshwar boast of a very serene and beautiful beach along with famous temple on the beach.
Day 05: Velneshwar TO Pawas (80 Kms 8 Hours)
Today we start early and cycle up to Tavsal. We would cross the creek by ferry to Jaigad. Then we would cycle to the famous temple town of Ganpatipule. After visiting the temple we would have lunch. Then after lunch we would cycle along the coast on beautiful stretch of road to Ratnagiri. As we would trail the paths of Ratnagiri, we would notice how fertile the town is; Mango orchards, rice fields, coconut and cashew stands make the to pography lush and therapeutic. We would cross Ratnagiri and move towards Bhatye beach and then climb to the plateau which would take us to small but very quite village of Pawas.
Day 06: Pawas to Kunkeshwar (95 Kms 10 Hours)
This would be a long day but mostly the terrain would be flat, though slightly desolate. We would have our breakfast at Adivare and then move ahead. Coconut palms, fishing villages and sections along the coast would keep us company till we reach Ambolgad.We would have lunch on the way and reach the temple town of Kunkeshwar at the end of the day. We would stay very close to the temple on the beach.
Day 07: Kunkeshwar to vengurla (95 Kms 10 Hours)
This stretch from Kunkeshwar to Vengurla would also be a long one. We would hit the road early on this day and have breakfast at Achara.
We would reach Malvan in short time from here. Time permitting we would be able to visit the Sindhudurg fort. Adventure enthusiasts could opt for snorkelling with experts here. The water is pretty clear here and one could see corals and colourful marine life near the edge of the
Sindhudurg fort. Malvan is very famous for its coastal cuisine and natural beauty, as it sits on the edge of the Arabian Sea. We would move ahead to Devbag to have lunch. After lunch we would board a ferry to reach Bhogave Beach. Then it would be a small distance to cover to Parule.
Then the road would be very pleasant till Vengurla.
Day 08: Vengurla to calangute, goa. (55 Kms 6 Hours)
This would be a short day as we would try to reach Goa for lunch! Just after Vengurla we would reach Redi via Shiroda for breakfast.
After breakfast we would cross into Goa via Arondha. After entering Goa the journey would be very enchanting with paddy fields, picturesque churches and great people! Slowly after crossing the town of Siolim we would reach our beach destination for lunch.
Our trip would end at Calangute Beach.