30 kms from Pune along a winding road amidst gathering clouds - tucked away in a little village near Mulshi is Camp Temgarh. An intimate resort Camp Temgarh is a place as Lonely Planet puts it "is the kind of place childhood should be made of!"
With elegantly furnished cozy cottages where comfort is not compromised upon gracefully merging into the rustic milieu and luxurious swiss tents with all amenities, Camp Temgarh is an offbeat holiday resort that opens you up to simple pleasures of life.
Located in Girivan at just over an hours drive from Pune, Shail Cottage is a holiday home built in the rustic architechtural style of old 'puneri wadas'. Shail Cottage however has all the modern amenities in place to ensure a comfortable stay for the city breds!
Shail Cottage has 3 bedrooms with attached toilets and a spacious living room & kitchen.
The Lakeside verandah is an ideal destination for a laid back weekend soaking up the beauty of this rustic hamlet. If you want to experience a stay in a tent book one, and to put a cherry on the cake we will set up a campfire for you under the clear night sky - enjoy a barbecue and make it a night to remember.
With spacious grandly furnished rooms, The Lakeside Verandah is well equipped to host a large group ar a family get together. The setting is also perfect for a romantic getaway from the city and whats more, its just an hours drive from Pune.
Lake Side Verandah reviewed in puneritraveller.com - Mulshi Hotels
Set in a sprawling campus spread over an acre in Girivan - Mulshi, Kasturi Cottage is an independent cottage built in rustic style with all the modern amenities to ensure a delightful weekend away for you! Kasturi Cottage built in Girivan affords a magnificent view of the hills and valleys of Mulshi.
Built with families in mind Kasturi cottage offers a home away from home experiance. Kasturi cottage has well furnished rooms that speaks volumes about the thought that has been put into making it as special as it is. Wooden furniture and kashta - shilpa has been used in Kasturi Cottage keeping in lieu with rustic feel of the cottage.
Goa, one of the smallest states in India is not without reason called the "land of good times". With some of the finest beaches in India strewn across the state Goa however is not all about its beaches. The exuberant vibe of Goa which makes it different from any other holiday destination. Goa is a holiday destination with something for everyone making goa an ideal refuge for a long holiday..
Goa.ind.in is a website in the series of puneritraveller series of websites. We have tried to prvide detailed information regaring beaches in Goa, churches in Goa and other attractions in Goa. While we have seperate sections for wild life, churches and beaches in Goa we have tried to list the other major attractions of Goa in the sightseeing in Goa section. We will add pubs and restaurants in the beaches pages.
Goa is well known for its spectacular beaches. North or south, it is beautiful everywhere. There are many historical places in Goa but most of the tourists visit Goa only for the beaches. The peak tourist season for any beach in Goa is during Christmas and New Year, and during the summer in May. In the monsoon season, from June through September, the sea can be rough and swimming is prohibited.
Goa is famous for its beaches right from Palolem in the south to Keri in the north. The multitude of beaches in Goa offer something for everyone, from luxury resorts to makeshift huts, and trance parties to tranquility. The Goa beach that's right for you will depend on the kind of experience you want to have. * hint : If you are looking for parties and pubs beaches in North Goa are the destinations for you!
Old Goa is a UNESCO world heritage site and is famed for its opulent buildings and churches reminiscent of the glory days of "Golden Goa". It was abandoned by the Portuguese officially in 1843 when the capital was moved to Panaji. Today, most of the remaining buildings and churches are maintained by the A.S.I and the church services are maintained by the Archdiocese of Goa.
Churches in Goa are aesthetically designed and consist of paintings that are fixed on beautifully designed floral panels. These magnificent buildings are legacies of the Portuguese culture and social life, and are still maintained by the Christians of this area. In Goa educational contribution of the churches is immense. Most of the churches in Goa are now a part of Archdiocese of Goa.
Goa one of the smallest states in India within its limited area has four wild life sanctuaries. Though these wild life sanctuaries in Goa are not very vast they sure provide a change during a beach holiday in Goa. The Bhagwan Mahaveer, Bondla, Cotigao, and Dr.Salim Ali Wild life sanctuaries are open to visitors interested in a glimpse of Goa's natural environment.
Goa is the only state in India which has protected the complete Western Ghats section within the state. The Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary fall within the Mhadei River basin. Mhadei Sanctuary is noted for its many waterfalls, especially the twin Vazra Sakla waterfalls and the Virdi Falls in the Chorla Ghats region on the Goa Karnataka border. An area of high biodiversity Mhadei is considered to become a Project Tiger tiger reserve.
Goa is one of the most colorful states in the country and festivals are an integral part of Goan life. Every little hamlet in Goa has a tiny temple or a church with a special annual 'jatra' or a feast. Revelry, music and dance, flow through the blood of the Goan community which reflects in the large number of festivals celebrated in Goa.
Asia’s biggest music festival – Sunburn Goa 2014 to be held in Vagator between the 27th - 29th December will get more intense and vibrant with insane activities for dance lovers. Sunburn 14 will host Trance, House, Electro, Techno, Drum & Bass, Psy-trance, Experimental music and more! International artists like Axwell, Afrojack along with Indian talent will be playing their sets live
Agonda is a long pristine stretch of beach in south Goa just north of Palolem. Most mobile phone connections do not work in Agonda but for Vodafone which is an added bonus for those looking forward to a quiet and relaxed holiday. Agonda beach stretches for around 3 kilometers and it's lined with simple beach shacks. Hawkers aren't allowed on the Agonda beach.
Agonda is a traditional fishing village and life here is quiet and peaceful. Agonda beach is not the ideal for swimming as the seas here can be quite rough. Agonda Beach basically has one long road parallel to the beach where most of the beach huts and cottages are located in Agonda. Agonda church is located almost at the centre of the 3 km road. Agonda beach is famous as a Ridley turtle nesting site.