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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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Konkan region is the mouth of UNESCO World Heritage site of Western Ghats. The place receives torrential rains and has brief spell of chilly winters with the climate usually remaining hot and humid during other parts of the year. However, the time period around February and April, when Velas turtle festival dates fall, is the best time to witness natural […]

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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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