Charms of Gandhar Alibag

Cultural & Theme Tours, MUMBAI to null
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Tour description

Alibag is a coastal town and is the most populous excursion destination from Mumbai. It has historic hinterland of Bene Israeli Jews. A rich person named Ali used to live there at that time and owned many plantations of mangos and coconut in his garden, Hence the local called the place Alichibagh and the name struck to Alibag  For the stressed city goers, Alibag poses as a weekend destination.

Day 1: Arrival at Alibag- Take the 0800 Hrs PNP catamaran from gateway of India to Mandwa Jetty,Arrive at the Eco lodge by 0945 hrs.Village walk,Visits to small cottage industries located in the village,Dinner at the place of stay.

Day 2: Excursion of Mandwa or Alibag forts, Village walk early morning boat ride to Mandwa fort, Post lunch visit to Alibag town; Synagogue and Alibag Fort.

Day 3: Departure from village, return to Mumbai after breakfast by the 1100 hrs PNP catamaran.

Alibag is a coastal town and is the most populous excursion destination from Mumbai. It has historic hinterland of Bene Israeli Jews. A rich person named Ali used to live there at that time and owned many plantations of mangoes and coconut in his garden, Hence the local called the place Alichibagh and the name struck to Alibag  For the stressed city goers, Alibag poses as a weekend destination. "Gandhar" The 3rd note in the melodious garland of Indian swaras, has sky as its element. Sky connotes space, calm and serenity. Our aim in the proposed project in the village That off Alibag is to allow the vastness of the sky to seep into the lives of our guests. Allow our guests to imbibe the serenity of the space and go back to their daily routine with a calm and content being. The stay is a quaint bamboo cottage.

Bamboo has a great significance. Its long life makes it a Chinese symbol of longevity, while in India it is a symbol of friendship. Bamboo has some unique features such as uprightness, tenacity and hollow heart. People endow bamboo with integrity, elegance, and plainness, though it is not physically strong. Bamboo has numerous utility value- construction, culinary, medicine, textile, furniture, ornamentation. Bamboo is used as a metaphor to revisit our value systems in today's tech-connected world.

What's included

  • All travel from Alibag to Alibag.
  • Accommodation in simple and comfortable homestays on twin-sharing basis.
  • All meals(breakfast, lunch and dinner) in the village.
  • Expenses of guides during our stay in the village.

What's not included

  • Travel from your native place to Alibag.
  • Any items/services which are personal in nature like toiletries, sun protection creams, chips, soft drinks, laundry, STD calls, etc.
  • Any extra expenses due to delays arising from bad weather and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Any medical expenses.
  • Any other expenses of any nature not included in the INCLUSIONS section.

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: Arrival at Alibag- Take the 0800 Hrs PNP catamaran from gateway of India to Mandwa Jetty,Arrive at the Eco lodge by 0945 hrs.Village walk,Visits to small cottage industries located in the village,Dinner at the place of stay.

Day 2: Day 2: Excursion of Mandwa or Alibag forts, Village walk early morning boat ride to Mandwa fort, Post lunch visit to Alibag town; Synagogue and Alibag Fort.

Day 3: Day 3: Departure from village, return to Mumbai after breakfast by the 1100 hrs PNP catamaran. Alibag is a coastal town and is the most populous excursion destination from Mumbai. It has historic hinterland of Bene Israeli Jews. A rich person named Ali used to live there at that time and owned many plantations of mangoes and coconut in his garden, Hence the local called the place Alichibagh and the name struck to Alibag  For the stressed city goers, Alibag poses as a weekend destination. "Gandhar" The 3rd note in the melodious garland of Indian swaras, has sky as its element. Sky connotes space, calm and serenity. Our aim in the proposed project in the village That off Alibag is to allow the vastness of the sky to seep into the lives of our guests. Allow our guests to imbibe the serenity of the space and go back to their daily routine with a calm and content being. The stay is a quaint bamboo cottage. Bamboo has a great significance. Its long life makes it a Chinese symbol of longevity, while in India it is a symbol of friendship. Bamboo has some unique features such as uprightness, tenacity and hollow heart. People endow bamboo with integrity, elegance, and plainness, though it is not physically strong. Bamboo has numerous utility value- construction, culinary, medicine, textile, furniture, ornamentation. Bamboo is used as a metaphor to revisit our value systems in today's tech-connected world.