Sindhudurg town lies in the Sindudurg district to the north of Goa, about 490 km south of Mumbai (Bombay). Sindhudurg can be reached either by train or by bus from Bombay, Goa, and Mangalore. You can soon reach by Air once New Airport fully gets functional. The Konkan railway has a railway station at Sindhudurg, but only a few trains stop there. Kudal, Kanakvali, and Sawantwadi are major railway stations in Sindhudurg district. There are Maharashtra state government (MSRTC) buses running from Mumbai, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Kolhapur and Goa state government buses (Kadamba Transport Corporation) running from Panaji, Madgaon, Vasco and Pernem to Sindhudurg. The nearest airport is Dabolim (Goa) airport, which is located at approx. 90 Km away from Sawantwadi City (major tourist attraction) of Sindhudurg.
“Kunkeshwar Shiva Temple”
“Scuba Diving in Tarkarli Malvan”
Food – Malvani cuisine is the standard cuisine of the South Konkan region of Maharashtra and Goa. Although Malvani cuisine is predominantly non-vegetarian, there are many vegetarian dishes. Although it is an independent cuisine, it overlaps Maharashtrian cuisine and Goan cuisine. Various types of Veg and Non-veg food is available. You can enjoy delicious Sea Food like Fish Curry, Fish Fry, Fish thali, Crab dishes etc. Fish dishes dominate Malvani cuisine. However, if You are Vegetarian, don’t worry, Veg food variety also made available by local people. Specialty: Don’t forget to drink Solkadhi is a pink-colored drink made from the kokam fruit (Garcinia indica) and coconut milk after your Lunch/Dinner.
Transportation – Sindhudurg can be reached either by train or by bus from Bombay, Goa, and Mangalore. The nearest airport is Dabolim (Goa) airport, which is located at approx. 90 Km away from Sawantwadi City (major tourist attraction) of Sindhudurg.You can hire Motorbike for local transportation.
Suggested daily budget – 50-60 EUR / 52-62 USD (Note: This is a suggested budget assuming you’re staying in a hostel, eating out a little, cooking most of your meals, and using local transportation. Using the budget tips below, you can always lower this number. However, if you stay in fancier accommodation or eat out more often, expect this to be higher!)