Bhagwati durg which is surrounded by the Arebian Sea from three sides. The fort is having a shape of Horse Shoe and a length approximately 1300 m and width 1000 m. It’s having strong fortifications from south-east to west side. Approximately at the center of the fortifications, there is a main entrance gate. There is a Lighthouse on one of the bastion. This bastion is called as “Siddha Bastion”.
This fort was constructed during the rule of Bahamanee. After that it was captured by Adilshah and from Adilshah Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (founder of Maratha Empire in India) took the charge of the fort in the year 1670 Ch. Sambhaji raje (sun of Ch. Shivaji Maharaj) stayed at this fort in the year 1680. In subsequent time this fort was controlled by Karawir Chatrapati. Then the fort was hand over to Aangre family. During the war between the Aangre and Peshva, Peshva won this fort with the help of britishers in the year 1753. But unfortunately in the year 1818, the fort was captured by the Britishers.
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Ganpatipule is a town on the Konkan Coast of western India. It’s known for its beaches, such as Ganpatipule Beach and nearby Aare Ware Beach. On Ganpatipule Beach, the centuries-old Swayambhu Ganpati Temple is a pilgrimage site and houses a large orange statue of Ganesh.
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What is included in the tour
- Dadar To Dadar Travel by Private Non AC Bus/Car
- Breakfast, Evening tea/coffee
- Lunch (Veg/Non veg)
- Caving charges and related equipment.
- Professional Expertise.
Caving event timings are subject to change or can be canceled without any refund (in any extreme circumstances, e.g. bad weather condition)
What is NOT included in the tour
- Any food/beverages during travel
- Personal expenses
- Insurance of any kind Medical, Hospitalization, evacuation, and related expenses
- Any item not covered under inclusions
- Ganpatipule Temple visit.
- Explore Bhagwati fort / Ratnadurg Fort.
- Caving around 250 ft.
- Thiba Palace (if time permits)
08:00 PM Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E)
09:20 PM Panvel ST bus depot
06:00 AM Will reach to Ganpatipule
07:00 AM Freshen up and visit temple.
07:30 AM Breakfast move towards Ratnadurg Fort
09:20 AM Explore Ratnadurg Fort and explore Cave.
02:00 PM Will have Lunch and if time permits will explore Thiba Palace.
03:00 PM Departure Ratnagiri and start return travel.
10:30 PM Tentatively will reach to dadar (+,- 1 hour as per traffic conditions.).
compulsory items : Rain shower expected so please pack your bag accordingly.
- Id proof
- Approx 3 ltr water
- Some snacks
- Torch with Extra Batteries
- Carry some extra cloths as we are going for caving in water.
- If you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.
Non-compulsory items but helpful:
Cap, Sunglasses, Raincoat, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution.
Note: It’s totally self-responsibility to take care of things.
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