Mandwa Gandhar 02 Nights 03 Days - AHM : 1202GANDHAR – 02 Nights / 03 Days
Gandhar! The 3rd note in the melodious garland of Indian swaras, has sky as its element. Sky connotes space, calm and serenity. A quaint village by the sea; Thal is located 60 minutes by the sea from the Gateway of India towards Mandwa jetty.Day - 01 Pick up from the Airport / Hotel / Railway Station
And transfer to the Gateway of India to take the boat for Mandwa Jetty (01 Hour Boat Ride). The catamaran leaves the Gateway at 0830 hrs onwards until 1530 hrs. Reach Mandwa jetty, on alighting at the Mandwa jetty, transferred to the retreat place by Auto (06 Seater). This is an experience in itself to enjoy the beauty of this place uninterrupted.
On arrival at the bungalow, traditional welcome and registration. You will be served with tea/ coffee and snacks. You can just relax in the lounge area. Potter in the vegetable garden. Pick your own vegetables. Have a relaxed lunch. Post lunch a small siesta. After your afternoon tea; set on foot to explore the village. Thal is a small, peaceful village. You can walk to the gram Panchayat, interact with the sarpanch. Later visit the market. Return back to your eco lodge at a leisurely pace. Evening dinner at the lodge.Day - 02 Early morning rise
Have a glass of warm water with a dash of lemon added to it and head to the beach for a yoga session. Post yoga, back to the cottage for a scrumptious breakfast. Later you have a choice of a relaxing head, foot and shoulder massage. OR you can go for a trek up the fort with a local guide.
Lunch will be at the eco lodge. Post a small siesta and your afternoon tea, you can today spend the evening with the village ladies. The women have come together for a small venture in cottage industries and have been trained to produce quality jams, pickles and squashes. You can interact with them, and if you wish even do some shopping.
Head back for the cottage. Evening you can relish a relaxed bar-be-cue dinner.Day - 03 Early morning rise
Have a glass of warm water with a dash of lemon added to it and head to the beach for a yoga session. Post yoga, back to the cottage for a scrumptious breakfast. Later you have a choice of a relaxing head, foot and shoulder massage. Post your massage you can set for some sightseeing.
You can visit the synagogue, Alibaugh fort. Return back to the cottage for lunch. Post your siesta, you can bid good bye and depart for the Mandwa jetty to catch the 1700 hrs catamaran back to Mumbai. Arrive at the Gateway of India at 1745 hrs.Tour Ends