Trekfit Adventures presents the Velas Turtle Festival 2022 for all those who wish to embark on a memorable sojourn with fellow Travelers to witness rare sea turtles at the Golden Sand Beach of Velas. Watching their bok go during mating season is one of the things many would remember from visiting Velas.

An Environmentalist's Guide to the Velas Turtle Festival:

Velas Turtle Festival was created to spread awareness of Olive Ridley Turtles, one of the more endangered species. In addition, Velas hosts the festival each year to promote eco-tourism and help raise money to protect and conserve these turtles.

1 Night 1 Day Available on request

What is included in the tour

  • Travel from Pune to Pune via Non AC bus
  • Night Snacks
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Bankot fort sightseeing
  • Harihareshwar temple visit
  • Entry and permit charges
  • One morning hatching session

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Dinner
  • Anything not mentioned above
What makes this tour special
  • Enjoy eating delicious Home Made food by locals
  • Visit Harihareshwar beach and Historical Bankot fort
  • An amazing road trip across the swaying palms of Konkan

Day 1:


  • 8.00 pm: Pickup from SB road
  • 8.30 pm:Pickup from Xion Mall Hinjewadi

Day 2:

  • 4.00 am: Reach Velas early morning
  • 6.30am:Depart towards sighting point.
  • 7.00 am: We watch the turtle hatching activity conducted by the Nisarg Premi organization
  • 8.00 am: Play sometime on the beach, enjoy some group games
  • 10.00 am: Enjoy your breakfast and later head towards Bankot fort . Explore the place. Later we depart for Harihareshwar
  • 1.00 pm:Enjoy lunch at the Harihareshwar. 
  • 2.00 pm: Explore the temple and start your return journey back to Pune
  • 10.00 pm:Reach Pune  with loads of memories