About Velas



Air : The nearest airport is situated at Mumbai , Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj airport, which is 235kms from Velas . You can drive down from Mumbai to Velas via NH-17 .

Rail : Pune Junction is the nearest major railway station to Velas which is located at a distance of 200 km from Vleas . The railway station is connected to the major cities of Maharashtra. It is also linked to cities like New Delhi, Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai etc.

Road :. You can reach Velas via NH-17 which is the Mumbai-Goa highway. A right turn from Goregaon takes you straight to Velas. The total drive should take close to 5 hours and 30 minutes. One of the best ways to reach Velas is by road. The Velas is well connected by roads and there are regular buses which operate from major cities like Mumbai , Pune, Ratnagiri to Velas

How to Plan your Visit to Velas Turtle Festival

More than 35 families have registered under home stay at Velas to host tourists during Turtle Festival.
Comfortable lodging and boarding accommodations are available with the Kasav Mitra Mandal, Velas with the affordable charges. This accommodation consists of a simple, homely dormitory style.

Food is available at home stay in Velas

Simple, home-cooked Maharashtrian style food (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and tea (thrice a day) is available at Velas. Non vegetarian food is available in some houses on prior request
Vegetarian Food :- Per Person cost Rs.700 per day ( which includes Morning Tea , Break Fast , Lunch, evening Tea, Dinner and arrangement for Stay)
Non Veg . Food ( Chicken only ) :- Per Person cost Rs.800 per day ( which includes Morning Tea , Break Fast , Lunch, evening Tea, Dinner and arrangement for Stay )
Non Veg. food of Fish will be serve on demand at applicable rate for fish as per instruction of tourist.

How to book accommodation?

Call one of the members as mentioned in the list and inform them about your arrival Plan at Velas. Give your details such as names, number of persons, gents or ladies, period of stay and time of your arrival.
You can reach Velas by your by own Vehicle and person can also reach by Public transport at Velas.
Velas Bus Timings ( Maharashtra State Transport Buses ) is as under

Bus Starts from at Reaches at
Pune - Velas Pimpri 09.30 Velas 17.30
Velas - Pune Velas 06.45 Swargate (Pune) 13.30
Velas - Pune Velas 06.45 Swargate (Pune) 13.30
Velas - Mumbai Velas 06.30 Mumbai 12.30
Mumbai - Velas Mumbai 00.30 Velas 06.30
Velas - Mumbai Velas 09.00 Mumbai 15.00
Ratnagiri - Velas Ratnagiri 16.15 Velas 22.30
Velas - Ratnagiri Velas 05.00 Ratnagiri 11.00
Dapoli - Velas Dapoli 14.50 Velas 17.30
Velas - Dapoli Velas 07.30 Dapoli 10.30
Mandangad - Velas Mandangad 08.10 Velas 09.15
Velas - Mandangad Velas 09.45 Mandangad 11.15
Mandangad - Velas Mandangad 14.30 Velas 15.30
Velas - Mandangad Velas 16.15 Mandangad 17.15