Rafting, Kayaking & More: Travel To Kolad With Your Gang For A Fun-Filled Weekend Getaway
What Makes It Awesome
Not many people know about this place - Kolad, it is a hidden gem located in Pune. Kolad is a small village in Raigad district which lies on the banks of river Kundalika. It has a tiny population of around 12,000 people. However, Kolad is becoming quite popular for its white river rafting which started after the creation of the dam in river Kundalika. Every morning at 8am the river rafting begins when water from the dam is released. Kundalika river is one of the fastest flowing river in South making it perfect place for river rafting. This is a must visit place for all the nature lovers. Kolad is located in surroundings of the Sahyadri range which makes the place full of lush green valleys and vivid scenery during the monsoons which call out for all the photographers, too.The beauty of Kolad doesn’t end here. The spot has several other adventure activities to do, forts to see and waterfalls to visit. If you’re in Kolad you can also go for paragliding, rock climbing, rappelling, mountain biking and kayaking. Due to increasing popularity, Kolad has some resorts to stay and restaurants for meals, as well. It is a perfect place for people to travel to especially if one is living in Maharashtra mainly if they're Pune or Mumbai based. You can go around with a bunch of your friends or family at any weekend to have amazing yet quiet time in a place less discovered.
What's My Pro Tip?
Visit this place as soon as possible before it comes in the eye of a lot of people and before it becomes an immensely crowded tourist spot.