Day-1 Arrive at Amba. Jeep ride around Amba on the periphery of Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary. Arrive at Amba. Amba (3200 ft asl) lies on the Kolhapur - Ratnagiri route and renowned for its bird watching in Winter and a nature centric getaway. Take a Jeep ride around Amba on the periphery of Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary.
Day-2 Proceed to Ganapatipule. Visit Ganesh Temple, MTDC Watersports centre and Ganapatipule beach. Proceed to Ganapatipule (90 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. In the evening time permitting, visit Jaigarh Fort and Lighthouse.
Day-3 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.
Day-4 Departure Depart for onward journey.
Pune - Pune is traditionally the cultural capital of Maharashtra and now a major Software / IT / ITES / Auto Manufacturing Center and access point for Mahabaleshwar / Panchgani / Lonavala and Lavasa.
Amba Ghat - Amba Ghat (2000+ ft asl) lies 65-70 kms from Kolhapur on the Kolhapur - Ratnagiri Highway. Amba Ghat is surrounded by rainforests and Bison Wildlife Sanctuary.
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.