Dirghayu Farms Agri Resort Pvt. Ltd. is situated on Bhatsa Dam Project Road, 3 kms from Mumbai-Nashik highway on NH-3, and 82 kms (Almost equidistant) from Mumbai & Nashik, at Birwadi, Tal. Shahpur, Dist Thane. The property is approximately 42 acres with road frontage of about 1 kms. Dirghayu Farms Agri Resort Pvt. Ltd. is affiliated to MART (Maharashtra State Agri & Rural Tourism Co-op. Federation Ltd.), ATDC (Agri Tourism Development Organisation), MAHABHRAMAN (MTDC) & MAHATOURISM Corporation Ltd. (Joint venture of CIDCO & MTDC). We are proud Achiever of "AGRI-TOURISM APPRECIATION AWARD 2009".
Within our resort, the major plantation is Alphonso mangoes and other varieties of mangoes such as Keshar, Payari, Langda, Malgoba, Totapuri etc. plus other major plantation of Golden Aptusa (Sonchampa), Bulgarian Rose, papaya, chikkoo, jackfruit and multiple plantation of different varieties such as Coconut, Tamarind, Amla, Sitaphal, Lemon, Jam (Love Apple), Guava, Almond, Cashew, Teak, Rudraksh, Sabudana etc.. Also many varieties of Ayurvedic Herbal plantations as Adulsa, Bixa, Neem and many more. Using these flowers, fruits etc. various processing units produce a whole lot of farm-fresh products in our resort, which are available for sale in our Shoppe.
We have Bhatsa Dam as our nearest attraction. The other nearby destinations are the historical Shivkalin Mahuligadh, Manas Mandir (Jain temple), Ghatghar hydro-electric project, Ajja Parvat (Sita's abode within Saint Valmiki's Ashram), Tansa Dam, Vaitarna Dam in close periphery of our resort, the sightseeing packages for which are enclosed herewith.
ACCOMODATION FACILITY (Refer Page 3 for Tariff Plans & actual photographs). Our destination is surrounded by nature and it is a total relaxation spot for the tourists plus source of support to agriculture income. We have six independent cottages of 550 sq.ft. each, with two bedrooms each. Each cottage is equipped with wardrobe, Gas geysers for hot water,room-coolers for comfort. Two such bungalow cottages have Air-Conditioners fitted in the main bedroom. We also have one A/C & two Non-A/C single room cottages. For bigger group/family we have a Non-A/C family suite with two bedrooms & a spacious hall as well. We also have three spacious 7-bedded budget rooms (Dormitories) for group accommodation. Windows of all cottages & rooms are fitted with Mosquito nets and safety grill.
For One- day picnic packages we provide resting rooms amidst mango trees & common wash rooms. Rooms with attached washroom & Changing Room also available at cost. We have huge dining halls accommodating more than 150 persons at a time, serving veg./non-veg. food (Buffet System) prepared fresh in our well equipped kitchen. We have installed a separate UV water filter with coolers for drinking water. There is a shoppe catering to the domestic needs of tourists at very reasonable rates. Ample parking space is provided.
We have provided different indoor and outdoor games for entertainment. A swimming pool is also provided with essential safety measures. Plenty of pool-side entertainment activities such as artificial waterfall, Rock-climbing, Burma-bridge-crossing, slide-into the pool, shade sit-out & swings are available. A whole lot of Adventure activities like Commando-net climbing, Austrailian walk, tyre swing, vertical rope climb etc. will definitely keep kids busy. Guided Agriculture tour, is a unique concept where-in our Agriculture expert takes you around in our vast expanse of farm & shows you an amazing variety of common as well as relatively rare species of plants, herbs & Ayurvedic plantations. One gets to see various projects such as drip irrigation, sprinklers for Water conservation; Solar light system, Wind-mill where-in we generate almost 5000 watts electricity per day; Solar Cookers, Bio-Gas plant for Fuel conservation, Vermicompost project, Non-edible Oil expelling unit & many more. We have a unique Mango pulping & processing unit, Solar dryers for processing various flowers & fruits into innumerable products for daily use. We also take you around for an unforgettable tractor-ride & bullock-cart ride. Special attraction for children Boat Ride at cost is also available. Our resort premises are strictly plastic free and tedious measures are taken to maintain the natural & pollution-free eco tourism concepts.
For Nature-loving Corporate groups / Get-to-gethers, we do have Conference Hall (seating capacity 50 - 60 pax, economic & with basic amenities) & Projector facility, sound system with amplifier etc. can be made available at cost on prior booking.