Feb 16, 2014

Quote of the Post: "If you are crazy sea side lover then Velneshwar is the destination. It has all that you can expect, the views will take you to heaven with shimmering water, coconut trees swaying madly in the breeze on the bank of the sun kissed beaches." - Quote about 'Velneshwar' by Sachin Kumar Gupta 

If you are looking to enjoy best sea views in Konkan area, you've reached the right place. It is highly recommended to follow below map for best time utilization and for viewing most amazing sea-side views of Konkan. Just keep following seaside roads. The narrow winding roads show you the glimpses of what is in store at the end of the journey. 


Velneshwar - Konkan Map
We have traveled many places across west-side of India - Arabian Sea cost from Mumbai to Goa: Mumbai - Alibag - Kashid - Murud - Shrivardhan - Harihareshwar - Harnai - DapoliNow it was time to explore Velneshwar - Jaigad - Ganpatipule - Ratnagiri range. After visiting some of the fascinating places in Ratnagiri and Ganpatipule, We started for Velneshwar next morning following Jaigad - Tasval Ferry Boat route. 


Jaigad fort is approx 15 kms further ahead of Ganpatipule. We couldn't visit the fort as we had to reach Velneshwar, so we took ferry route further. 

Jaigad - Tasval Ferry Boat: It is a short 15 minutes journey. The ferry also carry 6-10 four wheeler along-with some 2-wheeler. If you are coming from Ganpatipule, a ferry across the Jaigad creek gets you to Tavsal from where you could visit Hedvi and Velneshwar. This ferry journey gives a feel of Kerela region at times. 

On the way to Velneshwar, Our driver stopped at Hedvi. There is a famous temple of Dashbhuj Laxmi Ganesh Prasanna. This Laxmi Ganesh Temple is not only ancient but also rare. The 3 feet high idol is carved in white stone with ten hands, hence the name 'Dashabhuja Ganapati'. A grand ceremony along with a grand procession held between Shukla Chaturthi to Shashthi in Magh (Hindi month) every year to celebrate the birth of Ganpati. We spent 15-20 minutes at this place and was quite pleasant. 

Velneshwar - Shree Dev Maha Vishnu Devshthan: We kept following the mesmerizing seaside route of Arabian sea views, and reached Velneshwar. We parked ourselves at the temple of Shree Dev Maha Vishnu. The temple is quite colorful, you will love to see this. There is a "well" inside the temple, where one can try drawing some water. The whole temple area is surrounded by walls and coconut trees shadowing in the back. There is an old Shiva temple near Velneshwar which is frequently visited by pilgrims.  


After visiting the temple, we had our much needed tea for the day near sea-side. Its adjoining beach is calm, clean and is ornamented with a row of coconut trees at its beach side. It is possible to swim there as the beach is free from rocks. A small stretch of beach with very few tourists at Velneshwar, is the beach destination in Konkan that you need to head to if you are looking for some time away from everything.

Sunset at Velneshwar: There are quite different rocks if you just walk 200 meters beach-side, this could be an unique place to enjoy sunset. We stayed at this place for long and had my tripod installed first time. We took some wonderful sunset snaps.

A small cove with a pristine stretch of soft white sand beach laced with lush green coconut trees, Velneshwar is yet to feature in the tourist map of Maharashtra. Velneshwar is just emerging as promising tourist destination in the long stretch of Konkan beaches. 
Enjoy other nearby places in Konkan Maharashtra: RatnagiriGanpatipule, DapoliHarihareshwarShrivardhan.

2 comments:

  1. Very nice post. Good work.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I'm glad I found this web site, I couldn't find any knowledge on this matter prior to.Also operate a site and if you are ever interested in doing some visitor writing for me if possible feel free to let me know, im always look for people to check out my web site. khasab overnight pacakges

    ReplyDelete

Recent Popular Posts

Follow by Email

What are you seaching

'Mae De Deus' church - Saligao 3D World 4D Shows 4G For the Global Garden A rainy day at Alibaag - Mini Goa A week in Goa A(H1N1) Swine Flu Advisory in India Aai Museum Aare Ware Beach Adlabs Entertainment Adlabs Imagica Agoda Fort - Sinquerim Aguada Fort Ajanta-Ellora Caves Alandi Alibaag Beaches Amba Ghat Ancient Arthur's Seat Ashtavinayak Temples in Maharashtra Audio Tour Aurangabad Baga Beach - Goa Bagmandala to Veshvi Boat Trip Band Beach Best beaches to visit in Goa Best Blog TV Best Blogging Tips and words Best Home Poem Best Places to visit in India Best Places to visit in Mumbai Bhaja Caves to Lohagad Fort Trek Bhaje Caves and Waterfalls Bhigwan Bhorgiri Bibi Ka Makbara Bird Sanctuary Birds in India Birthplace of Chatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Boat trip Bonfire Bushi Dam Calingute Beach Watersports Camp Temgarh Camping in Maharashtra Camping near Mumbai Camping near Pune Camping sites in Maharashtra Carnival Caves in India Caves in Maharashtra Children Parks Chiwla Beach Control your foot Copying/Moving blog posts Corporate Outing Dam Dapoli Beaches Day trip Devagiri Fort Devbag Devdeveshwar Temple Devrukh Dinner Diveagar Shrivardhan Harihareshwar Dona Paula Dona Paula - Panaji Doomsday - the day of the Last Judgment Earth Hour Elephant's Head Point Elphinstone Point Enjoy Summer Time Entertainment Event Every Poem ewedding Family Garden Farmhouse fauna favicon tutorial Ferry Festivals in India First Trip to Goa Flamingo Flea market flora Flower Food For Thought Poem Fort of Gates Fort Resorts Forts Forts in Maharashtra Free Wedding Site Frequently used Blogging words Ganpati Temple Ganpatipule Garden Getting Hitched Ghazal Night Ghogaon Goa Festival Goa India Goa Project Event Half Day Trips Happy New Year Poem Harihareshwar Pradakshina Marg Harnai Fish Market Harnai Port and village Harrison Folly Hedvi Highest Hits on You-Tube Historical Places to visit in Pune Home - Ghar How to add favicon to your blog/website How to add/upload favicon to blogger domain I and You I like the way I love the way I wanna Poem India's Biggest Conch ISKCON Temples around the world Jain Temples in Pune Jain Temples near Lonavala Jain Temples near Pune Jogeshwari Prasanna Temple Jyotirlingas in Maharashtra Jyotirlings Kaas Kaas Pathar Kalasha Temple Kanakdurg Fort Trek Karla Bhaja Caves Kashid Beach Kate's Point Khandoba Temple Khopoli Kolaba - Alibaag Fort Kondhur Konkan Beaches Konkan Museum Koregaon Park Kumbhargaon Bird Sanctuary Lake Last Days on Earth Latest Poems Lenyadri Hills Lighthouse Lion Point Lodwick Point Lonavala Lord Kartikeya Temple Pune Lord Shiva Mackie’s Saturday Night Market Mahabaleshwar Points Mahaganapati Ashtavinayak Temple - Ranjangaon Mahaganpati Devasthan Mahashivratri Malganga Devasthan Temple Malvan Maral Marleshwar Marriage Anniversary Poem Matheran Hill Station Matheran Toy Train Mind and Body Game Mini Taj Miramar Beach - Panaji Monkey Point - Khandala Monsoon Moonrise Move/Copy Blog Posts from one blog to another Mulshi Dam Mulshi Lake Mumbai in a day Murud Janjira Fort Music My Poems Nature Needle Hole Point Neelkantheshwar Old Goa and Panaji Tour Om Namah Shivah Om Sai One day trip Online Darshan Booking orchid Painted Stork Palande Murud and Karde Beach Palkhi Panchgani Points Pandav Cave Point Panshet Panshet Dam Paradise Cruise Photographs Photography Place to visit near Pune during monsoon places in maharashtra Places in Malvan Places near Ahmadnagar Places near Aurangabad Places near Baramati Places near Bhimashankar Places near Calangute Places near Daulatabad places near devrukh Places near Ganpatipule Places near Khadakwasla Places near Lavasa Places near Mahabaleshwar Places near Mulshi Places near Mumbai Places near Nasik Places near Panchgani Places near Pune Places near Ratnagiri places near sangmeshwar Places near Satara Places near Shirdi Places near Tapola Places to visit in Goa places to visit in pune Places to visit in Shirur Places to visit in Shivneri Fort - Junnar Places to visit near Dapoli Places to visit near Lonavala Places to visit near Nasik Places to Visit near Pune Places to Visit near Pune - Mumbai Places to visit near Ratnagiri Places to visit near Shirur Poem about 'Life is Beautiful' Poem about Food for Thought Poem about Home Poem about Thanks You Poem about You Poem writing Poetic Rhymes Poetry - The Poem Points to visit in Matheran Potholes near Takli Haji Power Of You Pratapgad Prati Shirdi Pre wedding shoot Pune Celebrations Pune Events Pune Gardens Pune in a day Pune to Alibaag Trip Pune to Lavasa Purinder Fort Raga Lawns Raigad Raigarh Fort Rainy Season Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park Rajmachi Garden Rameshwar Temple - Chaul Ramling Temple Ratnadurga Fort Ratnagiri Remember Me Replica Temples in India River Ropeway Ryewood Park Saaswad Changavteshwar Temple Purandar Fort Trek Sach Poems Sai Baba Temple SaiBaba Temple Map Saint Dnyaneshwar Sangmeshwar Sarasbaag Satara scuba diving Seven Deadly Threats to Humanity Seven Wonders Parks Shirdi Shirdi SaiBaba Temple Shirgaon Shiv Sagar Shiv Temples Shivaji Maharaj Shivneri Fort Shravan Month Shree Pabal Tirth Shri Girijatmaj Lenyadri Ganapati Shrivardhan-Harihareshwar Trip Shwetamber Digambar Jain Temples Sindhudurg Sindhudurg Fort Snake Park Katraj snorkeling Soljai temple St. Alex Church Stalls Star Gazing Stork Garden Pune Sulaiman Pahar Sunrise Sunrise at Calangute Beach sunset Supermoon 2016 Supermoon in Maharashtra India Supermoon Photography Supermoon Photos Swimming Pool at Fort Swine Flu Helpline Numbers Swine Flu Information Swiss Tent Table Land Tapola tarkarli Team Events Temghar Dam Temple Temple near Pune Temples in Pune Temples near Pune Thanks Poem The words containing blog Theme Park Thibaw Palace Things to do in Goa Thoseghar Three D will rule the world Three Magic Words Time waited for my first blog. Tomb Tourists Places to Visit near Pune - Mumbai Travel Trek Trek in Pune Trip To North Goa Trip To South Goa Ujjani Dam Valley Vday Velneshwar Venna Lake Vetal Temple Vighanahar Temple Ojhar Vote Earth waterfall We have a long way to go Weekend Trips What is Swine Flu When the earth will end? Whenever Wherever Poem wild wildlife sanctuary windmills Wonders of the world Yamai Devi Yenpe ZaPalooza
copyright@placesinmaharashtra. Powered by Blogger.

LENS (Like! Enjoy! Navigate! Share!)

Follow me @ sachinkgupta.com

Your Live Feed