TOUR OF KOKANGABHA

A tour of the farm includes an informative insight into farming and related activities. These include :

  • plantation activity i.e. from grafting a sapling in our nursery to planting the same
  • maintenance activity i.e. weed cutting, trimming of plants, spraying of pesticides, manuring etc. with best modern equipments
  • To educate the youth and empower him to attract towards agriculture

Visitors to Kokangabha are assured a good time, being in the lap of nature. Some of them enjoy spending their time in the farm itself, participating in the every day activities here.


Camp Photos


RAPELLING, FLYING FOX


ARCHERY, RIFLE SHOOTING


MEDITATION, FUN GAMES


ART ACTIVITIES


AROUND KOKANGABHA


FARMING ACTIVITIES




FISHING


Kokangabha has a developed aqua farm of 12000 sq ft in which sweet water fish species like Rohu, Catla and Prawns are cultured Visitors to Kokangabha are assured good time again in the vicinity of the pond trying their patience with the fishing hook.




VANBHOJAN & CAMP FIRE


VANBHOJAN

Kokangabha has identified a area ( a huge ancient mango tree adjacent to river 'Beni') within its premises where vanbhojan activity could be enjoyed. For such activity Kokangabha provides chulha and earthen pots for people interested in trying their hands on cooking, else a cook can be arranged.

CAMP FIRE

At Kokangabha, located almost at a height of 400 feets from the sea coastline, it would be a memorable experience to enjoy the winter with Camp Fire.




BIRD WATCHING


At Kokangabha, which is 50 acres of developed farm and 55 acres of forest, it could be an unique experience to go for early morning walks in the forest for bird watching. The bird species are like,

  • Peacock
  • Small blue kingfisher
  • White fronted kingfisher
  • Pied Kingfisher
  • Drongo
  • Red vented bulbul
  • Brahminy Kite
  • Hornbill
  • Magpie Robin





SWIMMING


Swimming at a nearby seasonal river, which flows from June to March every year can be a pleasurable activity in addition to which kokangabha has its own swimming pool under construction




For Large Group


LOCAL ENTERRAINMENT PROGRAMMES

  • Jhakari: Traditionally this dance is presented in Konkan's Kunabi society to mark the arrival of Gauri soon after the Ganesh festival. In this art 8 to 10 boys actively dance in a circumference on melodious tune provided by their Ustad (teacher) and melodist who seats in the center during the presentation.
  • Khele / Naman: Local drama of Ratnagiri & Sindhudurga
  • Bhajan / Kirtan

CAMPING

  • Camping for school childern : To enable children get the feel of getting closer to nature, we organise camps offering a package of art, agriculture and adventure. The itenary for the camps could be designed as per the duration and season




SITE SEEING


RKPSSM Cashew Processing Unit (2 km)
Entire method of processing like drying, cutting, roasting and grading

Mallikarjun Mandir ( 5 km)
Late Rani Laxmibai's maternal deity temple.

Nanij Math (20 km)
Religious place with beautiful landscape gardens developed by disciples of Shri Narendra Maharaj

Ganeshgule Beach (35 km)
Serene Beach


Thibaw Palace ( 35 km)
A palace build by British for the house arrest of Burma King Thibaw and his family. Presently the palace is maintained by archaeological department and houses a museum.

Aquarium at Ratnagiri ( 35 km)
MBRS in ratnagiri is maintaining a aquarium having some rare and beautiful specimens like Sea horse, Lion fish, Tiger fish, Sea-turtles, Eels, Sea cucumbers, Star fish, Lobsters, sea snakes and many more

Bhagawati Mandir, Ratnadurga Fort ( 35 km)
This fort is surrounded by the Arabian Sea from three sides. The fort is having a shape of Horse Shoe and a length approximately 1300 m and width 1000m. It has Bhagawati Temple inside

Birth Place of Lokmanya Tilak in Ratnagiri ( 35 km )
situated in the heart of Ratnagiri


Swami Swaroopanand Math Pawas ( 30 km)
Religious place with swami swaroopanand samadhi and math

Ganapatipule Temple ( 60 km)
A renowned Ganesh Temple situated on beach

Prachin Kokan Museum ( 60 km)
Prachin Kokan is a life size museum set in a sprawling three acre campus in Ganpatipule depicting life in yester years in Konkan.

Marleshwar Temple (100 km)
Religious place. Shiv Temple with a backdrop of waterfalls


Chuna Kolvan Waterall( 26 km)