Recommended for ages 10-14 years

Explore the coastal habitat of Velas like never before with Foliage Outdoors. Our 3-day program is a captivating blend of exploration, learning, and hands-on experiences. From beach trails to Mangrove forests, each moment unveils the beauty of nature. Join 'I Explore with Foliage Outdoors' for hands-on learning. Our mentors guide young minds through unique habitats, fostering an appreciation for wildlife, geography, and more. Immerse in coastal treasures, from marine life to vibrant flora. Join us to deepen your connection with nature and uncover Velas' secrets.

Know Before You Book: What to Expect

Before you hit that 'Book Now' button, here's a quick rundown to make sure it's the right fit:

  • This is a Nature CAMP and Not a luxury TOUR
  • This Trip involves travel by non-AC Bus to reach the destination for a few departures.
  • This is an educational nature camp, emphasizing learning and hands-on experiences.
  • Stay is in Home Stay, Basic Dormitories style accommodation.
  • Meals are basic but good, keeping things simple and healthy.
  • The facilities will be basic, not on par with a hotel or resort.
  • This program prioritizes experiential learning through nature exploration.

Charges Per Person (Travel by Non AC Bus): INR 9,600/- +5%GST
Batch Dates: 26-28 Jan I 18-20 Apr | 16-18 May

Charges Per Person (Travel by AC Bus): INR 10,600/- +5%GST
Batch Dates:  28-30 Mar | 02-04 May | 30 May-01 June

2 Nights 3 Days Available on request
Batch Dates and Charges
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  • Sorry no more departures available. You could get in touch with us at info@foliageoutdoors.com if you'd like to make a booking.
  • Highlights
    • Engaging beach trail at Velas Beach to discover the coastal habitat.
    • Mesmerizing boat ride through Mangrove forests, a chance to spot dolphins.
    • Exploration of historic Bankot Fort with stunning sea views during sunset.
    • Stay at a cozy Homestay in Velas.
    • Nature trail along Velas Beach to learn about Coastal Flora and Fauna.
    • Expert-led session on Olive Ridley Turtles and conservation efforts.
    • Hands-on experience through nature-orientation activities.
    • Pune to Pune escorted trip.

    Day 1: Arrival and the Beach Trail
    Report at the Foliage Outdoors office on Karve Road to start the journey to Velas from Pune. It will take about 5-6 hours for us to reach there. En route, relish breakfast. On reaching Velas, we will check in and rest for a while at the Homestay. Enjoy lunch and relax. In the evening have a refreshing Hi-Tea. Explore Velas Beach thereafter, discover shells and sea life, followed by dinner.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Hi-Tea, and Dinner.

    Day 2: Mangrove Boat Ride and Bankot Fort
    Start with a Konkani breakfast before a mesmerizing boat ride through Mangroves. The 2-3 hour journey also offers a chance to spot dolphins.After lunch, learn about Mangrove ecosystems, then explore Bankot Fort. The evening session on Olive Ridley Turtles and documentary viewing.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Hi-Tea, and Dinner.

    Day 3: Nature Trail and Homeward Bound
    An early nature trail reveals coastal flora and fauna. Freshen up, have breakfast, and begin the journey back to Pune, with lunch en route.By evening, we will return to Pune.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.



    What is included in the tour

    • Travel by private chartered Non AC coach.
    • 2 Nights stay at Stay in a homestay on a multiple-sharing basis.
      (Separate accommodation is provided for boys and girls.)
    • All meals are as per the itinerary.
    • Entry fees wherever applicable.
    • All activities as mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Services of Foliage Outdoors experts well equipped with First Aid.
    • Travel Insurance for every participant


    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Cold Drinks / Personal expenses of any kind (Phone, Laundry, Room service etc.).
    • Medical Expenses, if incurred.
    • Camera Charges.
    • Any other charges not mentioned in the "Charges Include" list.
    • GST


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    - Group of 8 or more Save Rs 500
    Camp Category
    Wildlife - Students
    Age Groups
    Students (10 to 14 yrs)