Kharepatan is a village in the Kankavali Taluka of the Sindhudurg District of Maharashtra. It belongs to the Konkan Division. It is located 57 km north from district headquarters Oros, 38 km from Kankavali and 334 km from state capital Mumbai. Devgarh, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur, Uchgaon are the nearby cities of Kharepatan.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Kharepaten. Some of them are Hotel K.C Residency (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Skyway Inn (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Everest Swariyaa (Tariff – Rs. 1200) and Sahara Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1400).
The official languages of Kharepaten are Marathi and Konkani.
The important festivals of Kharepaten are the Gudi Padwa which is held every year in the month of March or April, Nariyal Poornima which is held every year in the month of August and Parsi New Year which is held every year in the month of August or September.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction around Kharepaten. Some of the places include Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary (32 km from Kharepaten), Vijaydurg (35 km from Kharepaten), Kamleshwar (38 km from Kharepaten), Sindhudurg (54 km from Kharepaten) and Malvan (61 km from Kharepaten).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kharepaten is the Kolhapur Airport. It is located about 85 km away from the town.
Vaibhavwadi Roa Railway Station is the closest railway station to Kharepatan.
There are daily bus services from Kharepatan to Mumbai. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Fast Travels, Rahi Travels and Shree Raj Travels. Ticketgoose.com provides a number of online bus ticket booking offers from time to time.