The Velas Turtle Festival is one of India’s premier destinations (apart from Orissa) for viewing the Olive ridley turtles hatch and head to the sea. The conducive environment created on the beach, helps female turtles trust and leave its eggs on this beach for it to hatch. The turtle conservation program also helps in everyone in this area being aligned to preserving and conserving turtles.
It’s also India’s first formal program to stay in villages with the locals and then watch the turtles head out into the sea from the observatory. This is a story of "Kartik" who is travelling with his 8 years old son all over India and teaching about responsible and sustainable tourism through this blog
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