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Chiplun Ganapatipule Coastal Maharashtra Break(4 Nights)

Mumbai, Chiplun, Ganapatipule, Mumbai

for Getaway Seeker

Holiday Overview

Ganpatipule Beach
Jaigad Lighthouse
Malgund Beach
Bhandarpule Beach
View from MTDC Watersports Centre
Ganapatipule Temple
Lord Parshurama Temple
River Views from Riverview Chiplun

Chiplun Ganapatipule Coastal Maharashtra break combines two popular getaways in Coastal Maharashtra i.e. Chiplun and Ganapatipule line where guests can explore a bit around.

Route

Chiplun(2) - Ganapatipule(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrive at Chiplun. Take a Boatride and Visit Gowalkot fort in evening
  • Day-2 Guhagar Beach Excursion. Visit Velneshwar and Hedvi Temples
  • Day-3 Proceed to Ganapatipule. Visit Ganesh Temple, MTDC Watersports centre and Ganapatipule beach.
  • Day-4 Sightseeing around Ganapatipule. Ratnagiri excursion.
  • Day-5 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Chiplun - Gowalkot Fort (10.00 kms), Guhagar Beach (42.00 kms), Hedvi Ganesh Temple (47.00 kms), Velneshwar Temple (48.00 kms)

Ganapatipule - Ganapatipule Temple (0.50 kms), Ganapatipule Beach (0.50 kms), Jaigad Fort (20.00 kms), Lighthouse - Jaigad Fort (24.00 kms), Velneshwar Temple (40.00 kms), Guhagar Beach (40.00 kms), Pawas (40.00 kms), Ganeshgule Temple (40.00 kms), Hedvi Ganesh Temple (51.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Mumbai Departure - Mumbai
Best Season to Travel
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  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Kashid (Coastal) and Mahabaleshwar (Hill station) is a popular extension to this break at the end.

Distances
  • Mumbai to Chiplun -250 kms (5 hrs)
  • Chiplun to Ganapatipule -92 kms (2 hrs)
  • Ganapatipule to Mumbai -350 kms (7 hrs)
Route

Mumbai - Chiplun(2) - Ganapatipule(2) - Mumbai

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrive at Chiplun. Take a Boatride and Visit Gowalkot fort in evening Arrive at Chiplun. Chiplun is a riverside getaway on National highway 66 overlooking the river. Visit Gowalkot Fort, Ancient Fort of Shivaji Maharaj located on top of a small hill bank opposite Vashisthi River Jetty offering good views. Guests arriving via NH-66 may visit Koyna Reservoir (45 kms).

Day-2 Guhagar Beach Excursion. Visit Velneshwar and Hedvi Temples Guhargar Beach Excursion (42 kms). Guhagar is an idyllic beach nearest to Chiplun and around which many temples such as Velneshwar Temple and Hedvi Ganesh Temple are located.

Day-3 Proceed to Ganapatipule. Visit Ganesh Temple, MTDC Watersports centre and Ganapatipule beach. Proceed to Ganapatipule (110 kms - 2.5 hours). Ganapatipule is a renowned beach getaway and one that is visited for its Lord Ganesha Temple. Visit Lord Ganesha Temple, MTDC Watersports centre and Ganapatipule beach in the afternoon / evening.

Day-4 Sightseeing around Ganapatipule. Ratnagiri excursion. Excursion to Ratnagiri. Enroute visit Kotawadi and area full of countryside character and backwaters. Visit Thiba Palace (Heritage), Bhatye Beach, Ratnadurg Fort (Sea Fort), Ganeshgule Temple and Pawas. Return to Ganapatipule by late afternoon. In the evening time permitting, visit Jaigad Fort and Lighthouse.

Day-5 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Chiplun :

  • Gowalkot Fort - Gowalkot is an island at 10 kms from Chiplun surrounded by the Vashishti River and accessible via a small boat ride. There is a fort (dated year 1690) atop the island and is a popular spot for a short trek offering excellent views of the river and the area around.

  • Guhagar Beach - Guhagar is an idyllic beach at 42 kms from Chiplun having many homestays around.

  • Hedvi Ganesh Temple - Hedvi Ganesh temple is a quait Lord Ganesha temple near Hedvi Beach at 22 kms from Guhagar.

  • Velneshwar Temple - Velneshwar is a coastal village and home of an old Shiva temple. Velneshwar is popularly visited as part of the Coastal temple itinerary.

Ganapatipule :

  • Ganapatipule Temple - Ganapatipule is a destination that was made famous by its Lord Ganesh Temple situated right next to the beach. The temple has become now a renowned local pilgrimage and visited all round the year, especially over weekends.

  • Ganapatipule Beach - Ganapatipule beach is a popular beach front, MTDC has a watersports centre here offering a range of options.

  • Jaigad Fort - Jaigad Fort is a 17th Century Fort that offers a view of the Arabian sea. There is not much else to do or see here.

  • Lighthouse - Jaigad Fort - Lighthouse offers Panoramic view of the Arabian Sea. To see the Light House from inside one needs to visit in the evening before 5:30.

  • Velneshwar Temple - Velneshwar is a coastal village and home of an old Shiva temple. Velneshwar is popularly visited as part of the Coastal temple itinerary.

  • Guhagar Beach - Guhagar is an idyllic beach at 42 kms from Chiplun having many homestays around.

  • Pawas - Pawas is well known for the Ashram of Swami Swaroopanand, a renowned spiritual leader.

  • Ganeshgule Temple - Ganeshgule Temple is an ancient Lord Ganesha temple visited from Ratnagiri. The temple is said to have been built earlier than Ganapatipule temple.

  • Hedvi Ganesh Temple - Hedvi Ganesh temple is a quait Lord Ganesha temple near Hedvi Beach at 22 kms from Guhagar.

Destination Overview

Mumbai - Mumbai is financial capital of India and a major International airport, second only to Delhi in terms of flight connectivity. Mumbai is a major business hub for trade in Asia and a transit point for others destinations in India such as Goa, Kerala, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

Chiplun - Chiplun is a riverside getaway situated on the Mumbai-Goa Highway.

Ganapatipule - Ganapatipule is 30 km off Mumbai-Panvel-Goa Route and about 350 km from Mumbai and 300 kms from Pune. Ganapatipule is known for its Self-incarnated Ganesh temple, having local significance.

Access
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Distances
  • Mumbai to Chiplun -250 kms (5 hrs)
  • Chiplun to Ganapatipule -92 kms (2 hrs)
  • Ganapatipule to Mumbai -350 kms (7 hrs)

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Distances
  • Mumbai to Chiplun -250 kms (5 hrs)
  • Chiplun to Ganapatipule -92 kms (2 hrs)
  • Ganapatipule to Mumbai -350 kms (7 hrs)

Expert Speak

This is an excellent Train getaway ex-Mumbai as both Chiplun and Ganapatipule (Ratnagiri) are connected by convenient day trains. Those looking to spend more time on the beach could swap Chiplun for Guhagar.

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