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Govardhan Ecovillage

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Mumbai, India
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About Govardhan Ecovillage
Govardhan Ecovillage is a model farm community and retreat center highlighting the importance of spiritual ecology, the need for us to live in harmony with ourselves, nature and the sacred.
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As you drive away from the city, a mere 108 km from Mumbai, lies a world that moves to a different time. Step into a whole new world with this tour of Govardhan Ecovillage! Located near the Kohoj Fort region, this idyllic eco-village lies in the midst of India's rich biodiversity hotspot. Discover an untouched society that lives in virtue of the Vedic full stop - an ancient era that promoted the most sacred form of Hinduism. Experience a day in the life of the monks and get to join an immersive tour around the 85-acre property. Try the Aarti, Vrindavan, and Yamuna Aarti tours for a spiritual journey towards enlightenment. Not only will these tours nourish your soul, but your body as well, with healthy food served right after the tour. Don't miss the wisdom talk at Satsangh Bhavan Hall for a chance to reflect on your life.

We are humbled to be recognised by UNWTO with an award for sustainable tourism.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Govardhan Eco Village is a beautiful day picnic destination near Mumbai. It is about 2 1/2 hours drive which you will enjoy as the drive is scenic and road is without potholes. Our group was of 26 senior citizens. It is a replica of the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Haridas K
Reviewed August 7, 2019

GEV is special and sacred for many reasons: has has its own sustainable farms, yoga shala, ayurveda counselling, rustic village living... The project recreates a spiritual place for yoga practitioners, literally walking us into lessons from the ancient teachings of Bhagavad Gita and vedic literature....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nhanra
Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

It’s hard to describe the experience at Govardhan Ecovillage. This was my first visit to India and after working in Mumbai for a few days, I was just keen to get out of the city to spend time in a calmer environment. And I wasn’t...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank giselap52
Reviewed June 26, 2019

In this village there are about 25 families, 60 resident monks and 50 students which constitute the Govardhan Ecovillage(GEV).GEV shares the ideas of conserving natural resources. GEV is centered around a natural lifestyle based on the principles of Vedas.A beautiful temple is located within the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank meena1981
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

We visited Govardhan Ecovillage while returning from wada. We were told that there's Iscon temple. We didn't expect much but it turned out to be a very clean, calm and beautiful place. Temple There are two temples. We visited only one of them. It is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank nomadvj5
Govardhan-Ecovillage, Manager at Govardhan Ecovillage, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2019

Hare Krishna! Thank you so much for taking the time out to share your experience with us, it really means a lot to us. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Govardhan Ecovillage. Our team strives to provide you with the absolute...More

Reviewed June 7, 2019

If you are looking for a cool and calm environment, just drive few kilometers from the city of dreams to reach the Govardhan Ecovillage. It is one of the ideal place to meditate. People usually visit there to accomplish the Yoga or Ayurveda courses.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank tripcrafters
Reviewed April 29, 2019

Govardhan Ecovillage is a lush green and serene location for ecotourism.People come here for a day outing.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed March 22, 2019

Beautiful place developed by devotees of Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Temple under the Guidance of HH Radhanath Maharaj... It will make u feel that you are in Vrindavan... They have many projects and which has got appreciation from many Government and International Organization. They provide...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank myktravelling
Reviewed March 15, 2019

We stayed at Barsana for 3 days. Barsana cottages are located uphill hence wouldn't recommend Barsana if you are accompanied by senior citizen. The rooms are neat and clean. On last day there was no light in living room and entrance. I had to use...More

Date of experience: March 2019
4  Thank GlobeTrotting318488
Govardhan-Ecovillage, Owner at Govardhan Ecovillage, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2019

Hare Krishna! While we are happy to read your appreciation for some aspects of your stay, but disappointed to know about the inconvenience you had faced during departure. Please be rest assured that this has been well noted and your feedback has been discussed with...More

Reviewed March 2, 2019

100 kms from Mumbai city. Place to relax, place to know yourself and place to enjoy. The place gives perfect relaxation and peace. Place gives complete feeling of village. Govardhan eco village has place for vegetables cultivation, waste management and many more interesting things. One...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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ritesh k
December 30, 2018|
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Response from MrudangShah | Reviewed this property |
They have packages available on website or you can contact directly. It depends upon type of accommodation.
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August 28, 2018|
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Response from someshsharmaji | Reviewed this property |
They have good and decent staying arrangements in good rooms and family cottages with good vegetarian foods. For kids it might be a good encounter depending upon how you show it to them means if you want to show nature... More
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Response from Govardhan-Ecovillage | Property representative |
Dear Swati ji, Thanks for taking interest in Govardhan Ecovillage ! Please visit ecovillage,org,in/day-tour/ to know more about day tour package. Regards, Suresh Suvarna
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