Quite beautiful with many waterfalls, lush greenery, and the fascinating Sahyadris, Kolad is a major tourist destination in Maharashtra, especially due to its approach towards water-based adventure activities and similar activities. Kolad is a peaceful yet vibrant location that offers adventure sports like rafting, rappelling, kayaking, rock climbing, and many more but of course, Kolad River Rafting has gained prominence in the tourism sector in the recent year.
This tiny village in the Raigad district presents the beautiful nature before the visitors with the utmost happiness and excitement. The Kundalika River is the major factor behind people’s choice to do white water rafting in Kolad. It’s also one of the fastest flowing rivers in the south that makes it ideal for the adventure-filled rafting and other activities. Besides that, there are mind-blowing forts, dams, etc. have their influence on the mind of people. These places are the most attention grabber from the visitors.
Gather at Dadar at the mentioned meeting point by 23:45 hrs. The bus will depart from there depart by 00:15 hrs sharp with multiple pickup points (Dadar, Ghatkopar, Vashi, Kamote)
We will reach the rafting start point by 05:00hrs and assemble for breakfast. As we reach the rafting point, we distribute Rafting Gear to you (Helmet + Life Jacket + Pedals) which is followed by a Pre-Rafting Session which includes Instructions, training, and practice session of Kolad Rafting.
Then we start the Kolad River Rafting session where you negotiate 10 rapids at a stretch of 11 km which takes around 2-2.5 hrs. The Kolad River Rafting is an absolute adventure; the Kolad rafting shall bring the adventurer in you but don’t let that pass quickly as we have tons of activties post the Kolad rafting.
Once your Rafting gets over, Freshen up and change over to dry clothes and have lunch. Get ready for complimentary activities viz Burma Bridge, Commando Crossing, Tarzan Swing, VolleyBall, Tyre Crossing, etc.. We start our return journey by 16:00hrs to reach Mumbai by 21:00hrs.
Note:- The trip will start one day before i.e we start our journey on the 20th night.
- Transportation to and from Mumbai
- Hi-Tea and evening snacks
- Commando Crossing
- Tarzan swing
- Tire Crossing
- Burma Bridge
- River rafting charges
- Basic First Aid
- HikerWolf Expertise
- Any personal expenses
- Anything not mentioned under inclusions
THINGS TO CARRY
- extra pair of clothes
1. What grade rapids?
Ans. Grade 2-3
2. Is it safe?
Ans. Rafting is an extreme sport, We practice maximum safety operating procedures and try to the best of our ability to avoid mishaps.
3. My dad/friend is a heart patient, Can he Raft?
Ans. He can but he may not. Being an extreme sport, we don’t suggest Rafting for Heart Patients, Pregnant women, and those with extreme Motion Sickness. Nominal physical fitness is a prerequisite.
4. What is the height/Weight or age required to raft?
Ans. Minimum height: 4 ft 6”; Maximum weight: 120 kgs. 14-year-olds and above.
5. Is it a good time to raft?
Ans. Rafting is a dam-controlled activity in Kolad, the water levels are the same throughout the year.
6. How many people are there in a raft?
Ans. Min 4 – Max 8
7. How long is the course? How much time does it take?
Ans. It’s an 11 km stretch, takes about 2-2.5 Hrs
8. Is Jain food available?
9. What food will we get on trips with meals?
Ans. Maharashtrian cuisine cooked by the homestay members and served as a buffet.
10. What are the pick-up points?
Ans. Dadar- Hotel Pritam
Ghatkopar- Amar Mahal
Vashi- Old Toll Naka
Kamote- Near Mc Donalds.
11. How do I join if I am from Pune?
Ans. You can directly meet us at Kolad.
12. Can I join solo?
Ans. Of course, you can, we always have people joining solo and they go back home making many new friends.