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Best Things To Do in Ratnagiri

Blessed with verdant hills, splashing sea shores, gorgeous rivers, hot water springs, dense forests and enchanting waterfalls, Ratnagiri is a dream come true for all the travelers. On the coast of Arabian Sea, Ratnagiri is located in south west Maharashtra boasting of picturesque surroundings. Ratnagiri boasts of some important ruins dating back to the Shivaji period but mostly famous as the birthplace of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak who was one-third of the famous trio of "Lal Bal Pal”. Some mythological stories even say that this beautiful gem in Konkan region was one of the places where the Pandavas of the Mahabharata spent some time post their 12 year exile. The pretty locale with its stunning beaches, age old forts and ancient temples will make the interesting things to do Ratnagiri etched in your memories for a long time to come. Extensively known for its mouth-watering coastal cuisine, Ratnagiri is also home to alphonso mangoes and the Olive Ridley Turtles.

Offering an exciting weekend getaway from the demanding life of the cities, Ratnagiri with its verdant backwaters will leave you feel relaxed and rejuvenated. It is popular weekend spot from nearby cities like Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur and Belgaum. The beaches such as Ganpatipule beach, Mandvi beach, Pawas beach, Malgund beach attract thousands of tourists throughout the year. The region has its own specialty of local fruits like World famous Hapus mango, Konkam, Jackfruit, Cashew Nuts, Jambulam, Karvandas etc. Ratnagiri is also famous for local konkani seafood cuisine featuring signature dishes like masala pomfret, Vade Saguti and fried prawns. It is a heaven for nature sweethearts, leisure travelers and adventure junkies and one of those few places in the nation that is less impacted by present day urban culture and way of life. This tranquil destination has a pleasing ambience and weather that make it just the right getaway in Maharashtra. Find out the handpicked collection of the best things to do in Ratnagiri here.

Popular Packages

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Prachitgad Trek in Maharashtra 2D 1N ₹ 2350 5.0 star View Details
Safari and Stay at Jungle Resort Amba 2D 1N ₹ 2392 4.0 star View Details
Family Stay at Atithi Parinay in Ratnagiri 2D ₹ 1000 3.0 star View Details
Trip to Velas Beach, Ratnagiri 2D 1N ₹ 2250 4.0 star View Details
Turtle Festival Tour in Ratnagiri 2D 1N ₹ 2650 4.0 star View Details
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    About the activity: Journey through the village of Shringarpur to reach the ancient Prachitgad fort in the Sahyadris mountain range. Located on the western end of Chandoli Wild Life Sanctuary this fort had become inaccessible due to the original forest being part of Fore...

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    About the Activity with Details: Cossetted by the fascinating Western Ghats and adorned by evergreen thickets all around, Jungle Resort Amba makes it for a salubrious getaway amidst the nature! While visiting this astounding holiday home, one can easily delve deep int...

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    About the Activity: Located in close proximity of Ratnagiri and Ganapatipule, Atithi Parinay is adorned in the interior of Konkan and provides you with a relaxing stay experience.Rejuvenate in the pristine environs surrounding your accommodation here. While here y...

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    About the activity: Enjoy the retreating monsoon by Velas beach, in a quaint little village. Spend time with the friendly natives of this village by the sea on your next holiday. Velas is a village situated in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. It is known fo...

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    About the Activity: Watch the baby turtles take their first step towards the sea on this tour that is packed with many exciting adventures.The festival draws hordes of nature lovers, marine turtle enthusiasts, conservationists, and amazed people who just want to wit...

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    About the Activity: Rev up your machines and head out to a biking tour of Ganpatipule. The beautiful coast of Ganpatipule has been well known for its clean sands and frothy waves. Make no mistake; it will definitely live up to the reputation as you feel the salty wind...

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Traveller Tales From Ratnagiri


Deepesh Mehrotra

11 September 2015

We had an amazing trek here. We loved it totally. We were around 15 friends. We were a bunch of my school friends and my college friends. It was a bid difficulty to plan and bring all of them together ...


Girindra Sethi

17 January 2016

The trekking was a great experience. I loved it totally. I so recommend this to all. I loved the trek a lot and world recommend this to all.


Ujjwal Marar

14 February 2016

Prachitgad Trek in Maharashtra is by far the best trek that I have ever been. Well, where should I start? I am a huge fan of trekking, and mostly treks are surrounded by lovely greenscape. However, I a...


Lakshminath Chaturvedi

01 April 2015

The trekking at this place was an amazing experience. The fort stay was one of the good aspects. The trek was breathtaking to say in 1 word. The surroundings and landscape are too good. The weather too...


Subodh Shukla

15 September 2015

The trek is definitely brilliant and great. It was one of its kind. It was interesting and exciting. I totally loved it. As a trekker who is into trekking for 10 years now, I liked it and I feel sad fo...


Chandrani Pothuvaal

21 October 2015

The trek was good. As a beginner level trekker, I found this trek a little challenging, but nevertheless this is such a nice trek and a great experience. I loved the whole vacation as such.


Rukhmani Dubashi

15 January 2016

The trekking experience was fine and brilliant. We had a nice experience. To start with we reached here well before the reporting time, we just roamed around and clicked pictures, and when the rest of ...


Vinay Trivedi

08 February 2016

It was a great and an amazing trek. I loved the whole trekking experience. We had such a nice and fun time there. We would like to visit here again soon. There is not much to explore in this locality a...


Rajan Nayar

15 September 2015

Prachitgad Trek in Maharashtra is an amazing trek trail. If you are a Mumbaikaar, this trek is something that is worth taking. If you not a Mumbaikaar, rope this trek in your schedule when you visit Ma...