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Riverside Adventure

Kolad

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Code : AKO24Y5
  • White Water Rafting
  • River Crossing on a rope
  • Kayaking
  • Cottages
  • Cottage
  • Forest Trail

Overview

Tired of handling work assignments day in and day out,the mind and body demands a solid recess. Nature lovers and adrenaline freaks pack up your water trunks,and head to the picturesque village of Kolad, laden with greenery;it is a weary city-slicker's dream come true. White water rafting over the river Kundalika is a great way to open your adventure diary,if you are a newbie. One of the best places for the amateur rafter, bring your friends along for some paddle action instead of blowing your day off in a mall. There's also kayaking, among other outdoorsy activities. Situated along the backwaters of the river Kundalika,are a line of cottages to provide a comfortable temporary abode on your way to a fun-filled day. 

Why to go

  • A perfect rafting experience for beginners – a combination of calm waters with thrilling patches.
  • A refreshing adventure trip with your friends or family, to engage in a variety of water sports, just a few hours away from the city.
  • A rafting team certified in First Aid and CPR by the US National Leadership School will be at your aid.
  • Comfortable stay in cottages spruced up in rustic style if you plan to stay.

What to know

  • It is advisable to come in a group, larger the better, if you plan on rafting.
  • Non-swimmers too can participate, as jackets will keep them afloat.
  • The starting and the ending point of rafting is 14km apart.
  • Cottages are located at the end of the Rafting point, if you want to stop for the night.


Ideal for :
Bachelors, Couple, Family, Groups, Students, Expatriate, International Tourist
Difficulty Level :
Easy

What to do

With an array of activities and a cosy little stay to choose from, rest assured that your trip will be eventful. Water sports lovers can enrol for the Rafting, or kayaking, or both! With a little extra cost,you can indulge in river-crossing, rope-bridge crossing, archery, Flying Fox, ATV rides,Jet Ski and Bumper rides.You can hone your skills at archery and rifle-shooting, in a safe and secure environment. Or you can just carve your own path and set out on a trekking expedition and walk to the nearest waterfall, or take a bicycle to ride around the neighbouring area. You can spend the night playing charades and fooling around with your friends at the dainty cottages by the backwaters. 

Near by Attractions

You can visit the Bhira Dam that dictates the water rafting experience at Kolad, and the majestic Dholwal Dam. Tamhini Falls (33.5km), one of the major attractions in this area are an hour’s drive away. History lovers can explore the Kuda Caves (46km) located an hour’s drive away, or visit the Ghosala Fort and Tala Fort situated nearby. You can even visit the Ashtavinayak Temple at Pali which is just 30km away. If you want more leisure, then the beautiful Kansai Waterfall is about 7 km away, or go to the hot springs at Uddhar just 9 km away. For the devout, you can offer your prayers at the Pali Ganesh Mandir. If you haven't had enough of the adventure, then go a trek to Sarasgad.

Details

White Water Rafting
A good night’s sleep in the cottages would let you revive yourself enough for a few hours of White Water Rafting. Strap your life jackets on, clutch your paddle tight, and get ready for some heavy-duty rowing down the river. 

Published Tariff:
Rs. 1000 per person (Weekdays- Mon to Thu)
Rs. 1200 per person (Weekends- Fri to Sun)

Session Timings:
Every day at 8:00 am

Details:
Distance: 14 km ( approx) on the water
Rapids: 10 ranging from Grade 2 to Grade 3
Duration: Approx. 1 hr 45 minutes (depends on the flow of water)
Reporting Time: 08:00 hrs. The rapids are dam controlled. The start of the rafting activity is dependent on the release of water from the Dam.
Requirements: Minimum 14 years of Age with reasonable level of fitness. Non-swimmers are also welcome.

Itinerary:
At the white water rafting site, you will be welcomed with a smile. A safety briefing will follow, which includes an introduction to the variety of rafting strokes and safety procedures. You will then rush headlong into a river rafting experience that will last for approx 2 hours, and leave you thrilled and charged with excitement.

USE PROMOCODE CRAFT17 IN THE CART PAGE FOR AN ADDITIONAL 17% DISCOUNT
Rs 930

Inclusions

  • Rafts and Rafting Guide
  • Safety Jackets
  • All Currently applicable taxes

Exclusions

  • Travel to the reporting point
  • Changing tent at end of the course (Rs.30 per person)
  • Food/meals
  • Travel between start and end points (Rs.550/- approximately for one way in an 8-seater auto rickshaw)
  • Anything not mentioned in the package inclusions
Rafting + Activities + Stay
The cottages along the backwaters of the river Kundalika provide a simplistic, yet convenient accommodation. A single cottage can house a group of friends and/or family with its two bedrooms. Enjoy your stay in the cottage coupled with fun activities like white water rafting and kayaking, among other fun activities.

Published Tariff: 
Quadruple  Basis - INR 2850 per person ( Weekdays Mon to Thu)
Quadruple Basis - INR 3200 per person (Weekends- Fri to Sun)

Tariff :: 30th Dec and 31st Dec 
Quadruple  Basis - INR 3700 per person

Min Pax: 4 Adults

Itinerary
Day 1
    12.30 pm: Check in & welcome drink on arrival
    01.30 pm: Eat a hearty lunch
    04.00 pm: Get ready for adventure activities like kayaking or waterfall (monsoon)/trekking
    06.00 pm: Refresh yourself with evening tea/coffee with snacks
    07.00 pm: Opt for a Bonfire (seasonal) / or a Barbeque (optional)
    08.30 pm: Enjoy a filling dinner
    11.00 pm: Lights off – tuck yourself in for a good night’s sleep

Day 2
    08.30 am: Report to the rafting start point
    11.00 am: Reach the rafting end point
    11.30 am: Check-out

Check-In/Check-Out
You can check in at 12:00 am noon, and must check out by 10 am

Rs 2850

Inclusions

  • Stay in non-AC cottages for 1 night
  • Lunch, evening tea and snacks, dinner, and breakfast
  • Cycling, Trekking, and White Water Rafting (if opted for)
  • All Currently applicable taxes

Exclusions

  • Rifle Shooting,Archery, ATV, Jet Ski and Bumper Rides
  • Extra meals like Barbeque
  • Travel between start and end points (Rs.550/- approximately for one way in an 8-seater auto rickshaw)
  • Anything not mentioned in the package inclusions


Food and Cuisines

Type: Veg / Non-Veg

Cancellation Policy

No refund

Checklist

Do's 
  • Report on Time at 8:15 am
  • Wear comfortable clothing; shorts, t-shirt and footwear (floaters recommended), as you can get wet, avoid wearing white. 
  • Carry a towel and a change of clothes
  • Carry a mosquito repellent
  • Carry your regular medicine, and a first-aid kit for an emergency
  • Use sunscreen 
  • Carry a water bottle
  • It is compulsory for customers to wear helmets & life-jackets provided
  • If wearing spectacles, have them supported by a strap around your neck.
Don'ts
  • Don't carry your belongings on the raft, please leave them in your car or accommodation.
  • Don't remove your safety gear while you are in the water.
  • Avoid wearing loose clothing for safety and convenience
  • Don't bring cameras on board the raft – water will splash inside and might spoil it.
  • Don't panic if you fall in the water – your life jacket will keep you afloat.

Map & Direction

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Where

Kolad

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Drive Time

From:
Mumbai: 120 Km, 2 Hr(s): 20 Min(s)
Pune: 128 Km, 3 Hr(s)

Directions

This white water rafting activity is carried out on the Kundalika river near Kolad, which is nearly equidistant from Mumbai and Pune. From Mumbai, drive onto the Panvel Bypass Road via Kalamboli and pass Pen and Wadkhal Naka to reach Kolad. Once at Kolad, take a left towards Mulshi, after around 5km later take a left towards Durtoli and reach Kamath Village. Drive straight past Sutarwadi, Geeta Bag, and MIDC Water Treatment Plant, until you reach an easy to miss left turn. Take it to reach the starting point. From Pune, drive on Paud Road and follow the route to Mulshi and the SH 60. Take the route to Big Red Tent Road and take a right that slopes downward to reach the starting point.

Getting There

Bus : State Transport buses ply from Mumbai and Pune to Kolad. You can get down here and arrange for private transport.

Train : Konkan Railway passenger trains ply daily on the Mumbai-Goa line, on which lies Kolad.

Air : The nearest airports are Mumbai and Pune airports.

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is this adventure open in september
hello, I am planning for this trip, We are min. 7 peoples it will increase. I need package like Rafting plus Lunch (Veg/Non-veg). Kindly give me rate of rafting plus lunch. we are planning on weekend only.
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