Konkan
ABOUT KONKAN

Konkan is well known for its natural beauty and is fast emerging as a favorite tourist destination for tourists. Konkan's greenery, coconut trees, beautiful virgin beaches, waterfalls, mountains and lush green valleys will definitely provide a rich and pleasant experience for the traveler.Maharashtra’s 720-km. coastline and the adjoining area or 'Konkan' as it is called, extends from Dahanu in the north up to Goa in south.

This region is a naturally gifted area of the state. The people are literate and generally well off. They are a generally peace loving people who are helpful and friendly towards Tourists. They depend mainly upon fishing and farming for their livelihood and nowadays some are making their living with the help of growing Tourism in the area. The areas of Devgad, Dapoli and Ratnagiri are famous for its Alphonso mangoes and also a lot of fish are exported from Ratnagiri port.

Water Sport

Kashid, Murud, Tarkarli, Ganpatipule and Malvan are the beaches where the operators have already started activities. Water scooter, speed boats, banana boat and house boats are now available to tourists who want to experience the beach in a different way

Food / Cuisine

Konkan cuisine is strong in spice, red chillie powder, corianders, and prepared with coconut oil. It is prepared using a deep purple berry that has a pleasing sweet and sour taste, kokum and raw mango as souring agents along with tamarind and lime.

Beaches

The best beach in North Konkan and miles ahead of the ones in Alibag,Kihim and Murud.The beach is usually deserted on weekdays and sparsely populated on week-ends.If you don;t want to take the trouble of going to Goa,try this one out.

konkan Fort

Culture and people would not be existing without the forts in Maharashtra.The Great Maratha King Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who was a true visionary,realized the importance of Strategically located strong forts at a young age.

 
Best Beaches
  • Kashid Beach
  • Murud - Harne
  • Harihareshwar
  • Ganapatipule
  • Kunkeshwar
  • Diveagar
  • Tarkarli

Konkan Map
Major Places
  • Alibag
  • Murud-Jinjira
  • Shrivardhan
  • Hariharehwar
  • Dapoli
  • Guhagar
  • Ganapatipule

About the Website

Konkan a beautiful stretch of the western coastline of India having 720 km long sea face consisting clean and serene ocean cost, mouth watering alphonso mangoes, cashew-nuts, long and tall coconut trees.

After the introduction of railways in Konkan tremendous improvement have been done to promote travel-tourism in the region, establishment of good and quality Hotels, Cruze Tourism, adventourous Water Sports, Snorkeling, House-Boats, Dolphins Safari, Speed Boats, Sand Bikes, Parasailing, good transportation facilities, new bridges etc all these has promotoed Konkan as best tourist destination this days.

For travellers and tourist Konkan is filled with lots of natural beauties, wonderful beaches, immemorial temples, historical monuments, sahayadris hilly range and malavani mouth-watering tasty food. Our organisation is well knowned for providing Package Tours, Individual Tours, Group Tours for travellers to enjoy the beauty of Konkan.

All our tours are designed with utmost care ensuring the safety and security of each and every guest of ours and also they can enjoy every bit of their travel .

We are lost in Konkan's beautiful and serene natural beauty, lust-green enviornment, beautiful beaches, historical forts and hills, tasty konkani food and courteous and kind humans and this we invite you all to come and experience the true natural beauty of Konkan.

 
Address : Konkan Paryatan Vikas Sanstha, Near Railway Ticket Booking Office, Sharanpur Road, Nashik, Maharashtra, India.
Phone : (0253) 2313368 | E-mail : konkanparyatan.org@gmail.com
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