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The Anjarle Turtle Festival is an incredible event that takes place every year in Dapoli, Maharashtra. If you’re planning on attending the Turtle Festival 2023, it’s important to know the dates and how to get there from Mumbai.

The festival runs from February to April, which is the nesting and hatching season of Olive Ridley turtles. During this time, visitors can witness the miracle of life as the female turtles lay their eggs and the hatchlings make their way into the sea.

To get to the Turtle Festival from Mumbai, you can take a bus or hire a car. The journey takes around 5 hours and offers stunning views of the countryside.

Once you arrive in Dapoli, you can book accommodation in advance to avoid any hassle during the festival. The festival attracts nature lovers, wildlife enthusiasts, and tourists from all over the world, so it’s important to plan ahead.

During the festival, you can witness the nesting process of the Olive Ridley turtles and enjoy the beauty of Anjarle beach. You can also participate in various activities like beach cleanups, turtle walks, and cultural programs organized by the villagers.

The Anjarle Turtle Festival is not just an opportunity to witness the miracle of life, but also a chance to support the conservation efforts of the local community. The festival has been organized by the villagers who have been working hard to protect these endangered turtles for over a decade.

In conclusion, the Turtle Festival 2023 is an event that you do not want to miss if you’re interested in nature and wildlife. Witnessing the nesting and hatching of the Olive Ridley turtles is an unforgettable experience that will leave you in awe. Pack your bags, head to Mumbai, and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!


Day 0 (Friday):

Depart from Borivali Station towards Anjarle at 9 PM & other pickups.

Day 1 (Saturday):

6:30 AM: Reach Anjarle Village & Immediately head out for Turtle Festival point in the hope of Witness Baby turtles.

8:30 AM: Check in at Home Stay at TravelMoody, Palande & Breakfast time. Remaining Time to Rest. VisitHarnai Bunder for a Fish auction. Return back to Home Stay for lunch.

3:00 PM: Freshen up & visit Kadyavarcha Ganpati Temple again visit the Turtle Festival point. Enjoy Beach along with  Beautiful sunset.

7:30 PM: Return back to Homestay. Overnight stay at TravelMoody Campsite & Homestay in, harne-Palande Beach.

8.00 PM: Campfire & Chill on Beach touch Homestay

9.00 PM: Have Konkani Delicious Dinner

Day 2 (Sunday):

7:00 AM: Go for Dolphin Safari, Water Sports activity on Palande Beach in front of Travel Moody Homestay and Camping.

8.30 AM: Freshnup and Have  Breakfast

9:00 AM: Head Towards Keshavraj Temple. En route enjoys a short Treak.

10:30 AM: Visit Keshavraj Temple

12:30 PM: Have lunch & Start the Return Journey toward Mumbai with memories for a lifetime



  1. ID proof
  2. Water bottle
  3. Ready-to-eat food/snacks (ex. Biscuits)
  4. Camera (Optional)
  5. Personal bedding
  6. Personal Clothing, Hygienic kit & Medical Kit (as per your requirement)
  7. Shoes/Sandals/floater with good grip
  8. Cell phone with Charger, Power Bank
  9. Sunglasses, caps, Sunscreen & Insect repellent
  10. Carry Enough cash (As per your requirement)


Tips & Suggestions :

Avoid heavy Luggage, suggest you carry a backpack/rucksack over heavy suitcases.

It’s a Backpacking Trip, not a Luxury Trip;

Basic but decent authentic homestays in Travel Moody Campsite & Homestay, Palande Beach  will be Provided on Sharing Basis ( 6 people in 1 Room or Tent for two people)

Be Prepared for 2 days of sightseeing in a humid climate, almost it usually remains hot during the day.

We all are aware that starting a new life is a completely natural process, but we hope to be able to welcome the offspring at our time of visit to the turtle festival of Anjarle.



Join us to witness the birth of a new life…

Observe the first walk of Olive Ridley Turtles towards the vast ocean…

We will also visit :

  1. Harnai bander
  2. Friends Point
  3. Keshavraj Temple
  4. Kadyavarcha Ganpati

Note: Dolphin Safari & Water Sports also Available at Extra Cost


*Batches :*

Dm us at WhatsApp at +91 8108131860 below contact for dates.

Departure on Friday at 9:00 PM from Mumbai

Available Dates:

18 to 19 March ’23

25 to 26 March ’23

01 to 02 April ’23

08 to 09 April ’23


Only 13 Participants per Batch

Tour Cost: 3,500 Rs. (Includes Food+ Accommodation + Travelling) 

Includes :

  • Travel from Mumbai by Pvt. AC bus
  • Authentic Local Meals (Veg/Nonveg)
  • Village-style Home Stay or Tent-camping experience with proper bedding.
  • Ferry Charges & Festival entry fees
  • Basic First Aid, guide & expertise charges.


Contact: Office +91 8108131860

Nikhil +91 9004131860

Omkar +91 9702149159


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Team Travel Moody.