Karpewadi will remain closed till 15th August-2014 for monsoon. Request you to contact us via email archit@karpewadi.com. Phone lines might be dead due to monsoon.

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Address

Karpe's Wadi Agrotel,
Suruche Ban, Satad Bandar,
Nagaon (Palav), Raigad.
P: 02141 245801
P: 09822513531, 09423323977, 09421006356
archit@karpewadi.com
By Bus : From Pune/ Mumbai/ Anywhere :
  • Take an ST bus to Alibaug.
  • From Alibaug, take a rickshaw (10 kms, 20 mins, Rs 150) to Karpe's wadi. The rickshaw route joins the private car route at no. 5 in 'Common Directions' below.
By Boat (From Mumbai) :
  • You can reach Alibaug from the Gateway of India in 1:30 hours - 1 hours for the Gateway of India - Mandwa ferry and 30 mins for the Mandwa-Alibaug bus. The combined 1-way fare is approx. Rs 100. PNP & Maldar offer regular, reliable service with connecting buses.
  • The Gateway of India - Mandwa ferry service runs from 6:15 am - 5:30 pm .
  • The Mandwa - Gateway of India ferry service runs from 7:30 am - 6:45 pm .
  • From Alibaug, take a rickshaw (10 kms, 20 mins, Rs 150) to Karpe's wadi. The rickshaw route joins the private car route at no. 5 in 'Common Directions' below.

By Private Car :

A] From Pune : (155 kms, 2.5 hours)
  • Take the Pune-Mumbai expressway.
  • At the Somatane toll plaza, get a ticket for Karjat/ Khalapur.
  • The charge is Rs. 118 instead of the Rs. 140 for Mumbai.
  • 25 meters before the Khalapur toll plaza, stay in the rightmost lane. There is a break in the center divider, with a small traffic booth and orange cones blocking the break. Tell the traffic warden in the booth that you are going to Pen. He will ask you to dash across the expressway and exit through the second lane from right, marked 'Rasayani / Pen'. Watch for Pune-bound traffic leaving the toll plaza!
  • Follow the signs for 'Pen connector'.
  • At the fork, stay left and go under the expressway onto the Pen connector.
  • Travel for an hour or so to Pen. At Pen, turn L onto NH17 and follow the signs for Goa.
  • Jump to 'Common Directions'.
B]From Mumbai : (100 kms, 2 hours from Chembur)
  • Take the Mumbai-Pune expressway till Panvel.
  • At Panvel, take the NH17 (Mumbai-Goa) fork to L just after the McDonalds.
  • Travel on NH17 till Pen.
  • Follow 'Common Directions' below.
C] Common Directions :
  • In 5 kms, the road passes through Wadkhal Naka, a right-angled turn to the L. You will see a sign for Alibaug / Murud etc going straight and for Goa to the left. Hotel Aamantran is just before this left turn. Do NOT turn left!
  • Continue straight through to Alibaug. Cross the toll bridge. (Toll: Rs. 11)
  • Drive for 30 mins. As you start closing in on Alibaug, look for a IOC petrol pump and an HP petrol pump in succession on the R. Diagonally across the HP petrol pump, you will see a large road sign across the road on your left saying 'Roha/ Murud/ Alibaug by-pass' etc. (Wikimapia tag: Alibaug Junction). Turn L onto this road.
  • In 0.5 kms, turn L at a T junction. (Wikimapia tag: T-junction at Shribaug ). Follow signs for an 'HP Gas' plant. You will pass 3 speed breakers in Kurul village.
  • Some 2.5 kms down this road, turn R onto a road that takes you over a creek bridge. There is a white-on-green sign for Karpe's Wadi at the corner. (Wikimapia tag: Belkade Phata)
  • After crossing the 2nd bridge on this road (1.75 kms), you will see an 'Akshi Stambh', a 'deepmaal' (stone column) soon after crossing the bridge. (Wikimapia tag: Akshi Stambha). Proceed to L of this column. You will pass through Raiwadi, cross Nagaon High School , Mandrekar Wadi and reach Lal Khamba.
  • Approx. 2.5 kms from Akshi Stambha, you will see a low-level statue of Shivaji Maharaj (he appears to be imprisoned!) and another sign for Karpe's Wadi. Turn R (don't turn L!). (Wikimapia tag: Shivaji Maharaj Statue, Nagaon).
  • Follow the road for 1.5 kms till it you reach a T junction, with a large unpaved dirt road in front, a road to the beach on R and a road going towards some houses on L. There are 2 signs for 'Karpe's Wadi' in front of you, with one showing the direction. (Wikimapia tag: Nagaon Beach T junction).
  • Continue along this unpaved road for 1 km. Entrance to Karpe's Wadi is on your R. (Wikimapia tag: Karpe's Wadi). Park in the designated parking area and walk over to Reception!