ABOUT NGO SNMC

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Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra is one of the leading NGOs in Maharashtra. It came into existence in the year 1992 and since then, it has put in gruelling endeavour to conserve, educate natives, spread awareness and promote nature tourism, especially in the naturally sensitive districts of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg of Maharashtra. The annual turtle festival maharashtra which the NGO began in […]

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PLACES TO VISIT AROUND VELAS

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While the coastal village of Velas is well known for its annual turtle festival maharashtra, there are several other places tourists can feast their eyes on: 1. Harihareshwar beach : This is the prime Velas beach and arguably one of the most naturally preserved ones which one would come across in vicinity. The fact that Olive Ridley turtles choose these […]

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HOW TO REACH VELAS BEACH

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Velas beach is well connected with prime cities in the state of Maharashtra. As one would find out while making their Velas festival online booking, roads are the most widely used medium of transport to reach the place. There are several bus travels from state run bus service and even by private tour operators as well to reach upto Dapoli […]

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WHERE TO STAY AT VELAS

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  While being in the process of making Velas festival online booking, one would come across the fact that the best and most feasible among all the available options are the home stays. There are several tour operators which provide the Homestay accommodation at velas. One can witness the Konkani lifestyle of the natives and treat their taste buds with […]

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ONLINE BOOKING FOR VELAS TURTLE FESTIVAL

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  Since its modest beginning in the year 2006, the number of people keeping their appointment with the Velas turtle festival dates has seen a steady rise. Nature enthusiasts converge at Velas beach to witness birth of hundreds of Olive Ridley turtles. The access to this annual event has now become even more comfortable for nature lovers with Velas festival […]

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BIRDS OF VELAS, KONKAN

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Velas village is in Konkan belt of Maharashtra which is the start of UNESCO World Heritage Western Ghats. Along with several other aspects, the region is popular among ornithologists for bird watching. So, while making your Velas festival online booking, do spare a thought for bird watching after have feasted their eyes on flocks of Olive Ridley Turtles at the […]

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