One of eight temples of Lord Ganesha, this one is the only one named after a devotee of Ganesha. Go here to know the faith-filled story of Ballal, pray to the murti of the Vinayak and take a shot at getting your wishes fulfilled.
India’s own Disneyland is a must-see, especially if you have kiddos in tow. Hop on to their water boat ride—Rajasaurus River Adventure—and be excitingly scared out of your wits by the dinosaurs around. Or get transported to a Wild West-themed set of the gold rush through their ‘Americana’ zone.
This mighty island fortress in the sea is located just off the coastal village of Murud on an oval-shaped rock. Check out its 19 intact round bastions, cannons of native and European make, the prominent Ashoka Chakras, and the ruins, and get transported back in time.
Standing on the banks of the Kundalika river, this fort offers great views of the meandering river from the top. Check out the inscriptions, water tanks, ancient temples and buildings on your way to the top. Talk to us to have an experienced guide along as you take on the moderately difficult trek to the fort.
A wildlife refuge in the Murud and Roha talukas of Raigad district, Phansad houses 720 species of flora and 279 species of fauna that include mammals, birds, snakes, butterflies, etc. If you’re lucky, you might spot a leopard in the sanctuary as well. Once the hunting reserve of the princely state of Murud-Janjira, this sanctuary must be visited if you’re a wildlife and nature lover.
A beach town on the shores of the Arabian Sea, Kashid makes for a great day picnic, thanks to its clean beach, green mountains, paddy fields and rivulets. Arguably the best beach this side of the Konkan coast, Kashid can serve as a getaway within a getaway. Head to the village to tuck in some yummy local delicacies.
If you a fan of spotting birds and wildlife in their natural surroundings, head here with a pair of binoculars and a picnic basket that our staff can pack you. The sanctuary abounds in bird life and during the migrating season from October to April, as many as 140 species of birds have been recorded. This is also a great place for trekkers.