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Alibagh Travel Tours Guide

Alibag entailing Garden of Ali, is a coastal town is settled in the Raigad district of the Konkan region. Alibag is a weekend picnic spot for the citizens of Mumbai. It is also a celebrated center for business conferences. Most of the people in the city own farms and cottages which are a few hundred meters from the sea shore. As Alibag is circumvented by sea on all 3 sides, it is known as Goa of Maharashtra.

The town and its bordering villages are the historic back-country of Bene Israeli Jews. Israel Ali is a Jewish tabernacle of the town. Shivaji’s naval head Kanhoji Angre developed Alibag in the 17th century. It is not only a sun city but also an astonishing weekend location. The city shot into excrescence after Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj built the fort of Kulaba.

Alibag is a maritime town of India deposited in the lap of nature. The town is renowned for its clean waters, sand like beaches and fresh air. Alibag is an amazingly beautiful place and nature appears to be at its best. Alibag is placed on the southern tip of Mumbai, on the constrict strip of Arabian Sea.

Alibag is a tropic island with all trees and palm caissons beaches. The various orchards and chikoo trees have made the place an uncontaminated spot. It is especially fantastic during the rainy season. With rain dampened trees and the smell of the wet earth, makes one yearn to stay here for ever.

Akshi Beach
The Akshi Beach is one of the sought-after destinations for white sand beach. Lot of suru trees can be seen along the coast. The water is very clear and it provides safety for swimming. The beach is also a favorite among the birdwatchers and nature lovers.


Alibag Beac
Alibag Beach is the primary beach of the town. The beach has the most calamitous sand of the region.
Brahma Kund

The Brahma Kund is a great work. It is on the hill top. There are two kunds the shiv pool and the Brahma’s pond. Brahma Kund is a rectangular tank which is encircled by steps on all the 4 sides. It is a very beautiful site. The site is excellent for photography.
Hanuman Temple
Shri Hanuman Temple is in the premises of the Kanakeshwar Devesthan temple. It is a small temple but the deity is very powerful.
Jai Bhavani Temple
Bhavani is a furious look of Hindu goddess Devi. Bhavani means "giver of life". She is the power of nature and the source of energy
Kanakeshwar Devasthan Temple
The Kanakeshwar Devasthan Temple is 13 km from Alibag. This is a very famous Shiva temple. The temple is on a 900 feet high hill. To get to the temple one has to climb a flight of 5000 well paved stairs. One forgets the tiredness as soon as one enters the temple premises

Kanakeshwar Forest
The Kanakeshwar Forest is a dense forest. Tourists are allowed to venture into the forest at their own risks.
Khanderi Fort
The Khanderi Fort is 3-4 km from Thai Beach. The fort was constructed in the year 1678. The Fort bears on a small island. A lighthouse was built later on. The fort was beneath the British control for a long time
Kihim Beach
The Kihim Beach is situated at a distance of 12 km from Alibag. It is a secluded place. The beach is famous for thick cover of coconut trees
Kolaba FortThe Kolaba Fort was constructed by Shivaji Maharaja. It is located 2 km inside the sea. Holidaymakers can make their holidays in the fort only during low tide.
Mandwa
Mandwa beach is located about 20 km north of Alibag. The ferry services can be utilized from Mumbai to the Mandawa jetty. Mandwa is a natural port. The place is famous for many Bollywood celebrities bungalows
Nagaon Beach

Around seven km away from Alibag is the unique Nagaon beach. It is famous for coconuts and betel nuts.
Nagoba Mandir
The Nagoba Mandir is 16 km away from Alibag. It is at a distance of 20 minutes walk from the Saswane Beach.
Pushkarna Kund
Just behind the Kanakeshwar Temple is a large Kund circular in shape. It is known as the Pushkarna KundVisitors are not allowed to access the Pushkarna Kund. Some accidents had taken place in and around the Kund some time in the past.
Rewas Jetty
Around 23 km away from Alibag is Rewas Jetty. The jetty is famous and important for Mumbai Launch service. Tourists coming to Mumbai use the launch services of the Rewas jetty to travel
Someshwar Temple
The Someshwar Temple is a fantastic and ancient Hindu temple. The temple was built in the Satwahana legacy
Undheri Fort
At a distance of around 300 meters from Khanderi is the garrison of Undheri which is an island fort. It was constructed by Siddi Qasam in 1680.
Versoli Beach
On the outskirts of Alibag is Versoli Beach. The beach is a quiet one. The sand on the beach is white and the sea water is clean and clear. The beach is not visited by many tourists. It houses a very large naval base.
Vrindavan Farm
The Vrindavan Farm is spread over a tremendous area of 28 acres. The farm is located near Kanakeshwar. All varieties of alien and everyday plants can be seen in this farm.

WHEN TO GO
Alibag is a tourist destination for all seasons. Cooler climate prevails during the winters from November to February; temperature reaches nearly 14°C during this season. Summers from March to July are warm with a maximum of 36°C. Monsoon season accompanied by frequent downpours are naturally very attractive here.

HOW TO REACH
The nearest airport is of Mumbai, 113 km from Alibag. By taxi the travel costs about Rs 1500. Mumbai airport is well connected to all important cities in India and abroad


   
 
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