The smells, the sounds and the sights. Awaken your senses completely.
If you are a nature lover, this package is for you. Spend your days exploring the flora and fauna of the jungles. Sindhudurg region is one of the 11 natural bio diversity reserves in the world. You will find variety of species of flora and fauna. Indeed a treat for the nature lover!
Detailed Tour Itinerary
DAY 1: Arrival in Sawantwadi
Upon arrival at your homestay in Sawantwadi, you will be warmly welcomed by your Indian host family with a traditional garland and tikka. Your hosts will then assist you with the registration procedure and show you to your room. Upon settling in you will be taken around the homestay property and given the opportunity to meet and mingle with your host family. After getting to know one another you will have a delicious lunch together. After lunch you can choose to depart for an optional ‘experience’ of your choice or spend the day relaxing at your homestay and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. In the evening you will enjoy another home cooked dinner and of course a truly relaxing nights’ sleep.
DAY 2: Nature Trail
Wake up early morning. Wear your sturdy walking shoes for an exciting trail into the Amboli Jungles. The Amboli jungles nestles some rare species of amphibians and reptiles. There are also some 108 odd varieties of butterflies. Your guide will take you into an exciting journey. The trail is 3 hrs long. After the trail, you will be treated to a delicious, hot breakfast. Back to the home stay. The afternoon is free for you to relax and soak in the peaceful atmosphere. In the evening you can sit down for another home cooked Indian dinner before heading off to bed.
DAY 3: Snorkeling
Today you can sleep in and have a relaxed breakfast as the morning is free at leisure for you to enjoy. You may want to join a cultural workshop or choose an optional ‘experience’ to keep yourself occupied. After lunch, you will be heading out for today’s exciting activity...Snorkeling! Enjoy the afternoon with a professional team assisting you as you discover the underwater world of this spectacular region. In the evening, head back to your homestay for a delicious dinner prepared by your host family and another peaceful nights’ sleep.
DAY 4: Bear Trail
Enjoy a tasty breakfast at your homestay before heading out to the Dajipur Jungles for bear sighting. Enjoy the gorgeous flora and fauna of the region while driving through the jungle. With some luck and professional guidance you might just see a real bear! After the trail you will have lunch before enjoying the rest of the day at leisure. Perhaps you want to venture into town and go for an optional shopping trip to find treasures for yourself and loved ones at the local market. In the evening you will return to your homestay for a specially prepared dinner and a good nights' sleep.
DAY 5: Departure from Sawantwadi
Today you can sleep in and wake up to have a relaxed breakfast with your host family. After you finish your meal it will be time to pack up your belongings, say your goodbyes to your gracious host family and depart for your onward journey home, surely with many wonderful memories from your trip.