Diveagar is ideally located at the perfect distance from Mumbai and Pune for a weekend get away. Diveagar is not too close or too far away from either of the two major cities of Maharashtra. Just about an hour from Mangaon on the NH 17, road connectivity to Diveagar is quite good with well mainatined roads for most part of the journey.
How to Reach Diveagar..
Diveagar is located about 40 kms off the NH17 from Mangaon which is also the nearest railway station. Only if you are travelling from Mumbai would you be able to use train as the mode of transport however traveling by road to Diveagar would be more convenient. Diveagar can be approached from Mangaon or Goregaon without considerable difference in the distance to be covered.
Thanks to the ferries which also carry four wheelers across the creeks one could travel from Diveagar to right uptil Goa without getting on the NH 17.
Route Guide to Diveagar
If you are driving from Pune to Diveagar the best route is the Mulshi route passing via Tamhini ghats. Try to avaoid the ghats after evening as there are no shops for a very long distance and is very deserted. The alternate route to Diveagar from Pune is via the Bhor in which case one could get off the NH 17 from Goregaon. From Mumbai to Diveagar it is the NH17 that has to be taken uptil Mangaon. If you are traveling by a two wheeler you could take the 'sagari marg' and use ferries to cross the two creeks enroute.
Harihareshwar to Dapoli
Ratnadurga Shipping corporation connects Bhagmandala, 5kms from Harihareshwar, to Bankot the northern end of Ratnagiri district. So if you are on a long holiday to Diveagar you can also visit the beaches, forts and temples of Dapoli.