Vijaydurg is a small town located in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra . Vijaydurg is also knows as . Meaning of Vijay is Victory and Durg means inside water. The costal town is very popular for its historical Vijaydurg Fort which originaly built in 17th century in the Maratha Kingdome by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The numerous virgin beaches are abound in Vijaydurg town.
Vijaydurg is located on the shores of Arabian Sea . The amazing and beautiful coastal town have population of around 2000. Whether is about 33°c, scattered clouds and humidity 59.
Vijaydurg can easily reachable by Road, Rail and by Air too. Mumbai to Vijaydurg distance is 485 km, Pune to Vijaydurg distance is 455 km. One who come Goa to Vijaydurg then the distance is 206 km. Kankavli is the nearest railway station about 8 km from Vijaydurg . State transport buses are also available to reach Vijaydurg as well. Mumbai – Goa National highway NH 17 is connected to this town. Panji airport is the closest airport to the one who visit this town by air.
The houses in this city are typically built by red wood and stappled roof. Most of the houses and hotels in Vijaydurg serves delicious local Malvani seafood . Verity of fishes includes king mackerel ( Surmai ), pomfret, black salman ( Rawas ), prawns ( Kolmbi ) and many more. Solkadhi is the speciality of Vijaydurg . Fruits like Mango, coconut, cashew, jack fruit ( fanas ) are planted in this town. Heavenly smell Alphonso Mango also find in Vijaydurg in large form.
Best time to visit Vijaydurg is Winter the cool weather is amazing in winter. Lots of resort in Vijaydurg are also available for stay.
Being historic Vijaydurg fort there are some other Places To Visit In Vijaydurg which are as follows
This fort is one of the best place to visit in Vijaydurg . Built by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in 17th century during maratha and peshawa kingdome. Three sides ofr this for are arrounded with Arabian sea . This fort is must visit fort from Vijaydurg.
Vijaydurg beach is the must visit beach of Vijaydurg beach is very wide and clean the white sand and bluish water is the amazing view. One can enjoy water sport in Vijaydurg beach. This beach offers many water sports activities like Scuba diving, Snorkeling, jet ski, dolphine safari, banana ride, bumper ride and so on.
Vijaydurg have port ( bandar ) which is for fishing and other things like boating and safari etc.
This beach is approximately 11 km form main Vijaydurg town this beach also offers lots of water sports activities to do in. Sunset at Kotharwadi beach is very beautiful.
This beach is from vijaydurg town also best for visiting.
Other than that nearest or sightseeing in Vijaydurg includes Kunkeshwar, Malvan, Tarkarli.