Uncharted Konkan Lands - Kotawade

Situated on the gorgeous western coast of India, the Ratnagiri district is home to some of the most stunning landscapes. Thanks to the presence of the majestic Sahyadris range on one side and and the beautiful Arabian Sea on the other. Experience and learn about the Konkani culture by being one with the place and its people. Immerse yourself in beauty and stunning landscapes, thanks to the presence of the majestic Sahyadri ranges on one side and the beautiful Arabian Sea on the other. Unwind at a home-stay in Kotawade village. Be a farmer for a day and picture history through the Purnagad fort on another. This itinerary has a lot to offer.
Day 1: Arrive at Kotawde village and check-in at the home-stay. After some relaxation, refreshments, and tea, head to the Aare-Waare beach. Bask in the harmony of the hues of the setting sun and music of the roaring Arabian waters. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner with an unlimited supply of Ukadiche Modak.
Day 2: Welcome the morning by pampering yourself to some natural fish pedicure. After breakfast, set out to Ajol Parivar at Devghar village. Be a farmer for the day by participating in organic farming and enjoy the hide 'n' seek that the sun plays in parts between the dense forest. The swimmer in you might want to dive into the Baav river. Perfect the day with lunch followed by an afternoon siesta on a ‘machaan' entirely made using natural material. Bury yourself in to a good book or busy yourself in a game of UNO or scrabble! Return to the home-stay for dinner.
Day 3: Wake up to the call of birds, and thank them for a beautiful day on a trail around the home-stay. Please your tummies to a yummy breakfast and relax in the leisurely morning. Satisfy your inquisitive side as your host takes you around the village and briefs you about the traditional architecture. Want to be on your own? Ask for cycles to explore nearby areas. Depart to Ratnagiri for a delectable lunch and a wholesome treat for sea-food lovers. Relive history at the Purnagad naval fort strategically built on a mountain, with a grand view of the creeks and the sea. Spend the evening exploring the unexplored Ganeshgule beach. Return to the home-stay for dinner.
Day 4: Enjoy a stress-free start to the day. Post-brunch, depart for Mumbai. Complete the divine coastal experience enrouting the Ganpatipule Temple and the Prachin Konkan Museum.
  • Smoking and consumption of alcohol are prohibited at the home-stay in Kotawade.
  • Delicious, home-cooked, and vegetarian food will be served at the home-stay.
  • For the non-veg buffs, on Day 3, there is an option in the itinerary to have authentic Konkani non-vegetarian food at Hotel Amantran in Ratnagiri city.
  • 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 at a home-stay in Kotawade village near Ganpatipule.
  • All Meals (home-cooked Maharashtrian vegetarian food will be served)
  • All Activity Costs (Activities at Ajol Parivaar in Devghar village)
  • Internal Transport
  • Guide and expertise charges
  • All Taxes
The package does not include
  • Transport charges to and from Kotawade
  • 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.