Weekend Destination: Ganapatipule

Ganapatipule is an impressive town situated in the state of Maharashtra. Those who want to get under the skin of Maharashtra; Ganapatipule is an unexpected starting point to discover the landscape, culture and history of this state. It is one of the significant places for the Indian nationalists as it is the birth place of Lokmanya Tilak, who is the well-known leader of the freedom movement. It is positioned in the Ratnagiri district of the southwest part of the state.

ganpatipule_beach5Ganapatipule with a series of pristine beaches apart from the Ganapatipule beach itself makes it an ideal holiday destination for a beach lover. The twin beaches of Aare – Ware and Gaywadi beach in Malgund and Ril flanks either sides of the Ganapatipule beach. The Swayambhu Ganesh Temple is commonly visited by the devotees all through the year. The devotees who come to this holy place make sure to offer prayers to the almighty.

Events/Festivals in Ganapatipule: Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated in the month of August/September is the most popular festival of Ganapatipule. The town becomes livelier at this time of the year.

The serene ambience of this town makes you forget your frantic and fast paced lives back home and calms you. The radiant water of the beaches adds to the charm and the atmosphere is peaceful.

It is an idyllic getaway that compels numbers of peace-seekers, pilgrims and others to come here.

Shreya Chaudhury

About Shreya Chaudhury

First of all, if you are going to use incorrect grammar, steer clear of Shreya Chaudhury. A proper grammar Nazi, a hardcore music enthusiast (never seen without her headphones), a professional baarat dancer and a die hard Jeffrey Archer fan, you will probably find this 17 year old with a novel in hand, day dreaming about all these places she wants to travel in the future. If only time machines worked..


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