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Relax and Unleash the Pristine Beauty
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While travelling from Karwar to Udupi through road, the spectacular and serene natural beauty is a rare combination, where rip-roaring Arabian sea accompanies you on one side of the road and calm Sauparnik river on the other.
Yet un-explored, with miles and miles of white sand, Maravanthe Beach is perfect for the travellers looking down to relax for some time and then continue journey. Perfect break from routine and enjoy swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving. Crystal clear blue water, white clean sand, cool day time breeze ... It is an exhilarating experience far from the madding crowd.
Apart from water sports there are few historical places like Mookambika Temple , Kundapura, Kanchugodu, Belaka Theertha Falls and Baindur (famous for its beautiful sunset). St. Mary's Island, which is well known for its black volcanic rock formations, is worth visiting.
Kodachadri hills offers trekking trails but are suggested for professional, but a refreshing dip in Souparnika river is a perfect bargain, as local tale suggests it medicinal qualities.
Maravanthe Beach, with its humid climate in summer and blissful winters offers delicious local Manglorian cousines and mouth watering sea food. Tulu and Kannada are the commonly spoken languages here.
Distances to Maravanthe from major cities
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- Bangalore to Maravanthe distance is around 458 kms (approx 8 hrs by road). 100% travellers prefer taxi journey
- Mumbai to Maravanthe distance is around 795 kms (approx 14 hrs by road).
- Delhi to Maravanthe distance is around 2065 kms (approx 33 hrs by road).
- Mangalore to Maravanthe distance is around 108 kms (approx 3 hrs by road).
- Mysore to Maravanthe distance is around 361 kms (approx 7 hrs by road).
- Ahmedabad to Maravanthe distance is around 1297 kms (approx 21 hrs by road).
- Pune to Maravanthe distance is around 646 kms (approx 12 hrs by road).
- Goa to Maravanthe distance is around 247 kms (approx 6 hrs by road).
- Panjim to Maravanthe distance is around 270 kms (approx 6 hrs by road).
- Kolhapur to Maravanthe distance is around 416 kms (approx 8 hrs by road).
- Coimbatore to Maravanthe distance is around 514 kms (approx 10 hrs by road).
- Erode to Maravanthe distance is around 560 kms (approx 11 hrs by road).
- Salem to Maravanthe distance is around 590 kms (approx 11 hrs by road).
- Kochi (Cochin) to Maravanthe distance is around 512 kms (approx 10 hrs by road).
- Namakkal to Maravanthe distance is around 611 kms (approx 12 hrs by road
So, Plan (Cab/Taxi hire Maravanthe) your Visit to “Maravanthe” but Don't forget your camera, as the views are reverential, particularly during monsoons!
Matheran is declared Eco-Sensitive hill station. Motored vehicles are not allowed within 10/20 km circuit. Even if you go by your own vehicle you will have to park your car at Neral and from Neral a Toy Train takes you to the hill top. Make prior reservation for the train. You can decide to walk along the railway track by enjoying the scenic beauty around.
Situated at about 800 meters above the sea level, the hill station provides many viewpoints. You can even watch Bombay city from one point. MTDC self contained rooms are available here. There are private hotels also. Restaurants provide thali (plate) meals.
This place is for complete relaxation. Enjoy vehicle free zone, go for early morning walks to refresh yourself and you would be ready for a new week.
Malshej Ghat is famous for Flamingos, and it is near the Shivaneri Fort. Shivaneri Fort is the birth place of Shivaji, the great warrior. This hill station also houses Buddhist caves dating back to 3rd century.
You can approach this place via Mumbai or Pune. The hill station is located near Thane and Ahmednagar borders. But you can reach the destination by road only.
MTDC Flamingo Hill resort is the best option for staying overnight. Best time to visit is Monsoon season when the Flamingos start migrating to Malshej Ghat. Not only Flamingos migratory birds of other kinds also come here during monsoon.
You can visit Harischandraghad and Shivaneri fort along with Malshej Ghat.
When we used to travel some years back with our parents, relatives and family friends do you remember there used to be lots of discussions and planning of dates that who is free on which dates and then the destination and dates of travelling had been fixed. This all used to be mostly for long vacations here in India like Diwali holidays or summer holidays where children have holidays and elders can tag along taking the leaves from offices. Before some years a concept came of weekend traveling, why one should wait for Diwali or summer holidays to pack your bags and be ready for roll, why not travel on weekends also to the places nearby our town. These days Airfares have been affordable for common man and cheers to that! Due to affordable airfares one can actually travel a bit away from the city you are living in and go to outstations. Getaways from the main city are small vacations which can be utilized as the stress boosters.
We work all the week and wait for weekend, some may use it to sit and relax at homes and then there are hardcore travelers who do the same thing of relaxing going to outstations. These days’ getaway vacations are popular since they are short and sweet. It needs not to be planned months back and can work out perfectly.
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October has arrived which is the best time to travel in India since the Monsoon rains have eased up, climate is pleasant and flavor of festival is in the air. So which places should we go to on weekends this year?? Well there are many options available around the corner but lets discuss few of them.
The favorite destination of every Indian, beaches, feni, seafood, water sports, beautiful hotels and resorts at your service if you are looking for spas, beautiful churches party place which can never fade in any season. One can reach there by air if your city is far from the place but if it’s nearby like Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur, and Bengluru etc one can enjoy the rods for its scenic beauty but as we are talking about weekend plans its better to invest less time in reaching the destination. Park Hayatt and Taj exotica have very beautiful sea views and accommodations.
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Puducherry is also known as the Pondicherry is one of the best getaway destinations in Tamilnadu. The town has two parts French sector and Indian sector. It was designed on the French grid pattern. Many roads still have the French names,. French typos buildings or villas are a common sight here.
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One can visit Aurobindo Ashram while their stay in puducherry. Many foreigners are seen here for yoga and meditation.
The beauty of beach is but of course unavoidable. Lie back in beach side shack, relax and enjoy your cuisine and coconut water.
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It is a coastal town in Maharashtra in Riagad district. It is one the Mumbai-goa highway. A quiet place to stay and enjoy your weekend in your own way. Alibag beach, varsoli beach and Nagaon beach are the main beaches here. Unlike other crowded beaches in India beaches here are clean with fresh air and neat sandy ambience. Even though it is a famous place beaches are pollution free. The perfect getaway for Mumbaikars and punekars.
October is the best time to travel to these places and many others too. Pack your bags, get ready with our family and move for your customized small tour.