Uncharted Konkan Lands - Sindhudurg Art & Culture Trail

When you step outside your home and plan a holiday, you look for a holistic experience; a time filled with fun, learning, newness, and comfort. This itinerary offers you just that perfect combination! Know the history behind the Sindhudurg fort, loosen up your tightened nerves as you stretch yourselves on the beach at sundown, try some underwater adventure, indulge in some local retail therapy, promote dying art forms, take back precious memories with this itinerary with The Western Routes.
Day 1: Arrive at Kudal/Malvan and check in to your home-stay. Refresh yourself with a beverage of your choice (Tea, Coffee or Kokam sarbat). Spend your evening in leisure doing just what you want to do, be it strolling around the home-stay campus, burying yourself in a book, or playing UNO or Scrabble. You can also head to the closest beaches, Chivla or Tarkarli, to watch the sun calling it a day on the Arabian Sea horizon.
Day 2: After breakfast, head to explore the Sawantwadi city and take a tour of the Sawantwadi Palace. Indulge in some local retail therapy at the city market, and buy some ingenious wooden toys originally from this area. After lunch at the home-stay, visit the Pinguli Art Gallery and share their aim to showcase, revive, and promote the dying Pinguli Art form. View exhibits by local artists from the surrounding villages and also get a chance to purchase original Pinguli paintings. Be an audience to folklore depicted in a puppet show that is native to Sindhudurg. Return to the home-stay and end your day with delicious dinner.
Day 3: Start your morning at ease. Go on a bird-watching trail with your host. Have a delectable breakfast and explore the campus on foot or ask for bicycles. Feel liberated as you soil your hands to shape clay and immerse yourself in some pottery. For culinary enthusiasts, you can help in the kitchen and learn the traditional recipes. After lunch, set out to Tarkarli, a pristine tourist-friendly beach near Malvan, followed by a visit to the sea-bound Sindhudurg Fort. Try snorkelling or scuba-diving and get a chance to explore the fascinating life underwater. Come back to the home-stay for dinner.
Day 4: Have a sumptuous breakfast and proceed to check out of the home-stay. Depart for Pune/Mumbai. You can optionally visit the forests of Amboli Ghat on your way back.
This is a 3 Nights & 4 Day itinerary. It can be customized and personalized to suit your needs.
The package includes
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in a home-stay in a village near Kudal and Malvan in Sindhudurg.
  • All Meals (Authentic and home cooked Malvani cuisine will be served)
  • All Activity Costs (Pottery, Puppet Show, Pinguli Art Gallery fees, Boat charges for Sindhudurg Fort, Snorkelling and Scuba Diving charges)
  • Internal Transport
  • Guide and expertise charges
  • All Taxes
The package does not include
  • Transport charges to and from Sindhudurg
  • Tips
  • Personal costs
  • Items not mentioned in the includes list
  • Travel Insurance
We urge you to refer to the Responsible Travel Tips to better acquaint yourself for this trip.