Konkan is a region located in the western coastline of Maharashtra. It is known for its scenic beauty and nature’s abundance.You can travel here by roadways or by train. I visited my village Shrivardhan in Raigad district which is only 5 hours away from Mumbai city. I came here with my family this vacation and discovered various reasons why you should take a break from your busy lives and visit Konkan:
1)Nature at it’s best:
You will find large and dense trees everywhere around you! These trees will definitely make you feel calm and help you relax! There won’t be any noisy vehicles and you’ll find yourself at peace.You will find a variety of trees and would also find juicy fruits hanging on the branches! You will spot monkeys, cows and pretty birds too!
2) Divine temples:
There are many beautiful temples to be visited here. The temples do have a great architecture and a pleasant aura.
3) Serene beaches:
Konkan is known for it’s breathtaking beaches! There are a number of beaches you can visit and the best part is that these beaches are not crowded and are very clean. You can also enjoy the water sports such as jet ski, banana riding,parasailing etc. Also, you can experience the quad bike rides,horse riding at the beach.
4) Best paths for long walks and drives:
You will find the paths covered with greenery on both sides accompanied by the chirping of birds. Thus it will be ideal to have long,refreshing walks. Even you should soak yourself in the fresh air during the pleasant rides .
5) Sea food!!
This is the best part about being in Konkan! The sea food cooked here is simple yet the most delicious food ever! You should try a variety of fried fish,prawns,shrimps,crabs. After filling your tummies with such good food, drinking the refreshing sol kadhi will help in digestion.
These are some of the reasons why Konkan is one of the best places you need to visit to take a break from your busy lives and rejuvenate yourself.