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Situated in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra, Chiplun means ‘The abode of Lord Parshuram’. This beautiful town is sandwiched in a valley between the Western Ghats on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other.

Chiplun is an ideal weekend getaway from Mumbai and is quite popular among those looking for a quiet sojourn. Boat rides on the Vashishthi river, and treks in the hills surrounding Chiplun and to the Gowalkot Fort are popular.

Walk through the Chiplun local market and see caves near the town. The Konkan region is rich in a variety of local fruit, don’t forget to try the Alfonso mango if you are there in season. Also try out the local Konkani cuisine, such as fresh water fish with rice.

Chiplun is a beautiful industrial town with pharmaceutical and chemical industries dominant here. It is 250 km from Mumbai.

Chiplun has many places to stay, to name a few there is Quality Resort, Hotel Royal Palace, Motel Vanashri, Gateway Riverview Lodge and a Government Rest House.

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