Day 1 – Arrival in Mumbai – Transfer from Mumbai to Alibaug
After reaching Mumbai, drive to Alibaug – a coastal town in Maharashtra’s Raigad district. The history of the town goes back to the 17th century and was founded by the Chhatrapati Shivaji’s chief of naval army – Sarkhel Kanhoji Aangre.
Upon arrival in Alibaug, proceed towards the hotel and rest for some time. Later in the day, visit the Alibaug beach to spend some time relaxing on the sand. Thereafter, you may opt to walk to the nearby located Alibaug Fort, which once served as the base of naval army of the great Maratha kingdom. This imposing structure was constructed by Shivaji and its completion came to an end in 1680. Located on a rock island, this fort now is in ruins but is a wonderful attraction to explore.
Later, come back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 2 – Excursion to Kashid Beach
After eroceed for an excursion to the beautiful beach of Kashid that lies at a distance of about 30 km from Alibaug. An ideal place to relax and rejuvenate, this 3-km long beach is quite popular among holidaymakers. You can indulge in water sports offered here by different local agencies.
Thereafter, return to the hotel in Alibaug and get a good night’s sleep.
Day 3 – Transfer from Alibaug to Matheran
Drive to the beautiful hill town of Matheran, which is part of the district of Raigad. In the days before Indian independence, this place served as a summer getaway for the British. Being situated at an altitude of approximately 800 metres from sea level, this hill station experiences a pleasant climate around the year and hence, is a popular holiday destination. An interesting facet of this place is that it is completely pollution free as the local government has banned use of any vehicles over here.
After reaching Matheran, either opt to walk or get a horse ride to the main area of the town. Then, proceed to the hotel and relax for some time. Spend the afternoon doing leisure activities while spend the evening walking to close by areas to explore.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 – Sightseeing in Matheran
Visit the 12 prominent viewpoints of Matheran, which include Alexander Point, Louisa Point, Rambagh Point and Echo Point. You can visit these locations by opting for a horse ride.
Later, you can opt to enjoy activities like valley crossing and trekking at this place. In the evening, come back to the hotel and enjoy an overnight stay.
Day 5 – Transfer from Matheran to Mumbai – Departure from Mumbai
Check-out from the hotel and proceed towards Mumbai for your return journey. Tour Ends.