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Kolad is categorised as Adventure

Bamboo Rafting
Rafting in Kolad
Banana Boat Ride in Kolad
Jet Ski in Kolad
Kayaking in Kolad
Adventure Activities in Kolad
View during Monsoon (Photo Courtesy: Lucky Vivs)
Lake at Kolad
Lake at Kolad
Kundalika River
Kundalika River from a hilltop
Waterfall at Kolad (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 November 2011)
Corporate Activities done at Kolad
Activities done at Kolad
Activities done at Kolad (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 November 2011)
River Crossing at Kolad
Activities done at Kolad

Reasons to Visit

  • Kolad at 130 km from Mumbai (30 km South of Nagothane) and 120 km from Pune lies on the Mumbai-Panvel-Goa Route is home to many farm stays, adventure activity oriented stays
  • Kolad is renowned for being the adventure hub of Maharashtra and White Water Rafting on Kundalika River here is the only facility of its Kind in India that operates round the year.

Recommendations

  • White Water Rafting Destinations in India
    "120 kms from Mumbai / Pune, Kolad is the Only White water rafting facility in India that remains open all through the year. Kolad offers a good rafting experience for beginners. There are number of farm type adventure getaways around Kolad that offer a range of adventure activities alongwith Rafting and that makes Kolad a huge hit during monsoon for corporate groups"
  • Destinations offering Adventure Oriented Stays in Maharashtra
    "Kolad (130 kms from Mumbai and 120 kms from Pune) is adventure capital of Maharashtra offering White Water Rafting and many adventure oriented stays around it. "

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    A seasonal waterfall (most active in monsoon) at 20 kms from Kolad towards Pune.
    Natural Wonders
    Waterfall
    20
    Bhira is set around a Hydroelectric dam. The place comes alive in monsoon when a number of waterfalls spontaneously spring up around the area.
    Lake or Riverside, Natural Wonders
    Waterfall, Dam
    30
    Group of 26 Buddhist rock-cut caves, created in 1st c. BC - 3rd c. AD. Caves are located at a short distance from Kolad.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage, Caves
    37
    Raigad is a hill fortress at 2700 ft asl near Mahad. The Maratha king Shivaji made the fort his capital in 1674. There are approximately 1700 steps leading to the fort. There is a ropeway as well to the fort.
    Heritage Site, Rides
    Ropeway, Fort
    65
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    White Water Rafting is conducted in Kundalika river near Kolad (13 kms) all through the year. The run is timed with release of water from the Dam. Kolad is only rafting facility in India that is operational all round the year.
    Activity
    White Water Rafting
    13

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Kolad,Maharashtra,India

January
34°C / 18°C
February
35°C / 20°C
March
38°C / 22°C
April
37°C / 23°C
May
36°C / 25°C
June
30°C / 25°C
July
28°C / 24°C
August
27°C / 23°C
September
29°C / 22°C
October
33°C / 21°C
November
34°C / 19°C
December
34°C / 19°C
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Getting There


Air:

Pune (110 kms), Mumbai (120 kms), Aurangabad (366 kms)
 
Rail:
Kolad


Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Situated on the other side of the river accessible from a point just before Kolad (While approaching from Mumbai). Here family owned farms are situated.
Getaway
1
Rafting is a popular activity in Kolad and only facility in India that runs all year round.
Getaway
1
Sutarwadi is situated near a Lake, a stream and a waterfall. The location is home to some adventure oriented getaways and popular for corporate outbound.
Getaway
6
Nearest Airport in Kolad
  • Lohegaon Airport ( PNQ ) , Pune-110 Kms
Railway Stations in Kolad
Recommended travel connections to Kolad from Major Cities.
Travel connections to Kolad from Other Cities

Kolad has 8 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

CategoryCount
Standard3
Mid-segment5
Type of HotelsCount
Adventure / Camp5
Farm2
Resort1

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Activity Centric Resort4
Adventure2

1 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Kolad

CategoryCount
Getaway (1-3 nights)1

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Getaway

  • Kolad Adventure Getaway (1 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Kolad - Adventure Travel Hub of Maharashtra
  • Kurudgad Trek - Trekking and Overnight Camping Ex-Mumbai
  • Rafting in Kundalika River in Kolad

Stay Ideas

  • Durshet Sajan Dabhosa and Tapola - Activity Centric Getaways with Nature Trails
  • Kundalika Rafting Camp – Activity centric stay

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Kolad has 1 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Pune to Kolad Day visit and backRs. 5927

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Kolad has 1 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

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Activities1

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Activities

Services Rates Starting From
White Water Rafting in KoladRs. 900
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