Sunday, January 8, 2012

KONKAN – A PEARL IN MAHARASHTRA TOURISM

kanchan athalye | Sunday, January 08, 2012 | Best Blogger Tips
Clean sea water, white sandy beaches, golden paddy fields, palm trees, religious sites is what is Konkan all about. Kokan is a coastal strip located in the western half of India. It extends from Dahanu in the north to Goa in the south. The natural beauty of Konkan makes it an emerging tourist destination in India.
Tourists looking for a peaceful refuge should plan a trip to Konkan. The coconut trees, the greenery, the mountains, the waterfalls, the virgin beaches and lush green valleys will certainly offer a pleasant and rich experience for travelers. Sparse population in the area is another reason which makes this place for an ideal laid back destination for travelers around the year.

Well connected road transportation and Konkan railway links has been adding to the tourism value of Konkan. Most tourists prefer to visit the place because of diverse reasons like ease of access due to good roads and the Konkan railway. The close vicinity, economic accommodations and lower costs for traveling to the unexplored places are something that adds a major attraction of a trip to Konkan.

Some areas of Konkan like Dapoli, Devgad and Ratnagiri are popular for Alphonso mangoes and fish exported from the Ratnagiri port. Konkani people are festive and well hearted and they love to celebrate. Celebration and festivity takes place all around the year and found to be deeply rooted in the culture of the people living here. The major festivals celebrated in all over Konkan area include Gudhi Padwa, Diwali, Narali Poornima, Makar Sankranti, Nag Panchami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Dassera and Dassera.

The best time to visit Konkan starts from the month of November to February. This is the period when the temperatures remain a bit milder and humid conditions are found to be at a minimum. However, most locals prefer to visit during summer vacation. Konkan coastline is located in tropical region and it experiences an annual average temperature of about 30 degrees. The temperature can reach 40 degree in May and October. Heavy rainfall takes place from June to September.

If you choose to trip to Konkan in the summers, it would be good to book in advance. For those people who can’t tolerate the hot and humid conditions, the months of December and January would be best. PURNA TRAVELS brings you the best package when traveling to Konkan.

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10 comments:

market research said...

i really like mango it is very sweet fruit.

pattaya villas said...

Not only the rates are cheapest during Decembers and Januaries, all things are greener in Konkan at that time! There you can enjoy a wider variety of fruits and vegetables.

resorts in ratnagiri said...

Really Konkan is one of the best Clean sea water, white sandy beaches, golden paddy fields, palm trees, religious sites.

Malvan tourist places said...

Its summer season now and its the great time to visit Malvan. You can eat sweet and delicious mangoes and also chill out at the clean beaches.

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Trav Themes said...

Really amazing place, I like it.

I must say the once you visit Tarkarli beach It is world famous white sand beach in India

parul nimbekar said...

Thanks for sharing such valuable information and also wants to know about Damdama Lake then here you go!.
Damdama Lake in Gurgaon is an awesome place for Family, Tourist and Couples, as so many lovable activities are provided there like Artificial Rock Climbing, Double Trouble and many more.

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