The Konkan Coast of Maharashtra has fortuitously managed to escape the onslaught of mass tourism till now and hence has been able to preserve its pristine charm to a great extent. This stretch of Maharashtra in the Western Ghats is a paradise for those seeking solitude, fresh air, unspoiled nature and a peek into an interesting culture.
Due to its rich bio-diversity, The Western Ghats also wears the crown of being one of the UNESCO Word Heritage Natural Sites. On this drive you shall pass through spectacular natural beauty characterized by lush green mountains on one side and quiet beaches on the other. A truly rare combination that you can experience only on this drive in India!
Konkan is also known for its unique and delectable cuisine which you shall get to savour all along. You shall also be having an overnight stay at Kolhapur, a town known for its cultural richness and a distinct cuisine. Incidentally, the Western Ghats are even older than the Himalayas!