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Kankavli Travel Guide



The Pilgrims' Place - Kankavli

It is a picturesque township situated in Maharashtra. Kankavali’s temples as well as natural beauty increase its value as a tourists’ destination. You can get more significant information about the place in Kankavli travel guide. The thriving green floras together with the majestic waterfalls are definitely a treat for the visitors’ eyes. Both Hindu and Muslim religious shrines are present here. Its Bhalchandra Maharaj temple and a mosque in the neighboring Kalamath rural community are well-known. To find some good resorts to stay here, Kankavli travel guide will be handy for you.

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Events / Festivals in Kankavli

Festivals in Kankavli are same as the other Indian celebrations. Lord Ganapati is mainly popular in this region as it is located in the state of Maharashtra. The event of worshipping Ganpatiji is commemorated along with some colourful fairs too. Major festivals of Kankavli include:

Ganesh Chaturthi: This festival is dedicated to Lord Ganesh, the patron deity of Maharashtra. He is the God of wisdom. Ganesh Chaturthi is the auspicious day when Lord Ganesh was born. This festival is the most popular festival in whole Maharashtra so that in Kankavli. People celebrate it with full enthusiasm here.

Gudi Padwa: It is first day of the Hindu New Year in Maharashtra. People welcome it with gudhi worship and distribute prasad containing tender neem leaves, gram-pulse and jaggery. Gudhi Padwa indicates the advent of a prosperous new year and is considered as one of the most auspicious days.

Diwali: Diwali, which means a row of lights, is celebrated with loads of enthusiasm throughout the country. Here in Kankavli, streets are illuminated with rows of clay lamps and homes are decorated with decorative lanterns of different shapes and sizes. Children wait for the festival eagerly to fire different types of crackers.

Accommodation in Kankavli

Kankavli is famous for the perfect blend of natural calmness and lush greenery in its surroundings including several waterfalls. The spot has both effects of Hindu and Muslim religion which makes the place alluring to the visitors. There are many hotels with 24 hr. room service with basic facilities in this region. For relaxation, it has all kind of deluxe rooms with lavish facilities like Jacuzzis, steam baths, ayurvedic massage parlors etc. But advance booking will lead you to a smooth stay. The hotels are located near the excursions from Kankavli.

Fast Facts about Kankavli
State: Maharashtra
District: Sindhudurg
Famous for/as: Historical
Languages: Marathi, Hindi
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 23-37°C, Winter 13-30°C
Altitude: 0 m
Pin code: 416516
STD code: 02362
Distance Charts to Kankavli
Road Map Distance Time
Pune to Kankavli 340 KM 5 hrs.
Kolhapur to Kankavli 113 KM 2 hrs.
Panaji to Kankavli 110 KM 1 hrs.