Maharashtra is full of scenic towns, Sawantwadi being one of them. Situated in the Konkani rregpipon of Maharashtra in the Sindhudurg district, it is a popular tourist spot for the people visiting Mumbai or Goa. People usually stop here for refreshment and rest and enjoy the beautiful hills, lush green forests and valleys.
Also famous for wooden handicrafts and toys one cannot leave our buying souveniers from here. It is a one stop for people looking for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. One can make a whole day iterinary to explore this small Hill station.
Standing off with the Sawantwadi palace one can get to know the lifestyle of the royal families of 6th and 7th centaury. Besides one can go for boating in the famous Moti Talav nearby, which is another popular tourist spot. There are forts to visit and hills to explore. The scenic views is what makes up this small town so picturesque.
Exploring the culture and tradition of the town is a must when in Sawantwadi. Amidst the Sahayadri hills and Arabian Sea, this town is housed to hold the traditional art of making wooden toys, ganjifas and many more handicrafts. One can also try out the local cuisine here, which is the Malvani food known for its spicy curries.
Currency: Rupees - INR Pincode of Sawantwadi: 416510 Language : Marathi, Hindi Weather: Summer 25°C to 38°C Winter 19°C to 30°C