Start: February 28, 2020
11:00 pm
End: March 1, 2020
9:30 pm

Event Venue

hinjawadi, wakad, pune

Velas Turtle Festival Tour From Pune

Velas Turtle Festival 2020Travel Trikon Presents Velas Turtle Festival 2019 for all those who wish to embark on a memorable sojourn with fellow trikoners to witness the rare and scarce sea turtles at the Golden Sand Beach of Velas.

Unarguably, Velas is also one of the popular breeding sites of Olive Ridley Turtle. This is the best time to visit Velas to experience breeding turtle at the Velas Turtle Festival.

This Year visit Velas for the much talked about Velas Turtle Festival. Greet those tiny creatures and see them hatch eggs during the Velas turtle festival.

Eco-tourism Trip and AwarenessVelas Turtle Festival is not just about little turtles hatching season and the beautiful beaches, there something more to it. Olive Ridley Turtles are one of the more endangered species of turtle. To protect and conserve these turtles, the Marine Conservation Society hosts this turtle festival at Velas every year to spread awareness and promote eco-tourism.

Batch 1:  29th Feb –  01st March 2020
Batch 2:  07th – 08th March 2020
Batch 3:  09th – 10th March 2020 ( Holi Festival Special )
Batch 4:  14th – 15th March 2020
Batch 5:  21st – 22nd March 2020
Batch 6:  28th – 29th April 2020

1 Night 2 Days 28 Feb, 06 Mar, 08 Mar, and more Shivajinagar, Maharashtra
Day 023:00 –  Meet the Travel Trikon Team  at  Shivaji Nagar

Pickup from Aundh, Wakad, Hinjewadi, Paud

Overnight Journey to Velas

Day 105:00 am – Reach Velas

06:00 am – Freshen up & Get ready for the first visit

06:30 am – Introduction round & Watch the hatching

08:00 am – Come back to the village for breakfast

10:00 am – Leave for Bankot fort

11:00 am – Reach Bankot fort & Explore

12:30 pm – Leave from Bankot fort

01:30 pm – Have lunch

04:00 pm – Visit the Beach for Turtle hatching & Sunset

06:30 pm – Watch Informative Documentary

07:30 pm – Play fun games

08:30 pm – Dinner & Night strolling

10:00 pm – Hit your bed & retire for the day

Day 206:00 am – Wake up Call

06:30 am – Wake up and leave for Velas beach for the last sighting

08:00 am – Come back to homestay & Have breakfast

10:00 am – Leave for Harihareshwar beach

11:30 am – Visit temple and spend some time besides the beach

12:30 pm – Have delicious Konkani Delicacies

03:30 pm – Start return journey

09:30 pm – Reach Pune (Tentatively)

Batch Dates
Batch 1: 09th – 10th March 2019Batch 2: 16th – 17th March 2019Batch 3: 23rd – 24th March 2019Batch 4: 30th – 31st March 2019Batch 5: 6th – 7th April 2019
  • Enjoy eating delicious Home Made food by locals
  • Stay at Local Huts & Houses
  • Visit Harihareshwar beach and Historical Bankot fort
  • An amazing road trip across the swaying palms of Konkan
What is included in the tour
  • Traveling from Pune to Pune by Private Non Ac Bus
  • Sightseeing
  • Entry charges
  • Dormitory Accommodation
  • Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea / Coffee, Dinner & Sunday Breakfast, Lunch
  • Trikon Expertise Charges
What is NOT included in the tour
  • Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
  • Camera charges
  • Anything other than above-mentioned inclusion
Things to carry
  • ID Card
  • 2 ltrs water
  • Camera (Optional)
  • Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder
  • Snacks & Biscuits
  • Extra Pair of Clothes
  • Clean napkin or small towel
  • Cap, Sunglasses, scarf
  • Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
  • Please carry medicines if you need any
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Identity Card
Fees & Tickets