Rafting at Kundalika River, near Kolad


The Kundalika is located in the virgin forests below the Mulshi and Bhira Dams. Being 120 Kms. from Mumbai and 100 Kms. from Pune, this river is ideally located for short overnight or day trips. A one and a half hour run down a 14 Km exciting stretch with grade II and III rapids promises to give an exciting, wet and wild run to all rafters. The rafting trips start at 8 am and 1 pm every day. Since the water flow is controlled by the Bhira dam, you must start our rafting on schedule or face the possibility of trip cancellation due to lack of water flow. Please report at the start point at least 15 minutes before the start time.

  Location :
Start point for rafting is located at the Shajey village below the Bhira dam.

From Mumbai (138 Kms)- Take the NH 17 (Goa highway) till Kolad. 1 Km after the Kolad market turn left on to the SH 60 to Pune. From here it is 8 Kms to Sutarwadi (MHE site office) and another 8 Kms to turn left for Shajey village, our starting point.

From Pune (100 Kms)- Take road to Mulshi dam and drop down the ghats till turn off to Shajey village starting point.

Charges :
Weekend (Saturday, Sunday & bank Holiday): Rs 1240/-
Weekdays : Rs. 775/-

Duration - 1 day (1 1/2 hrs of actual rafting)
Grade - Grade II & III rapids
Season - July to December

Brunch charges:
(Brunch can be arranged for you at following additional cost).
Rs. 325/- Inclusive of Govt. Service Tax
This price is inclusive of a Non-veg Preperation.

Cost Includes

Cost Excludes

River rafting on Kundalika.
Rafting equipment like life jackets, helmets, paddles etc.
A professional and licensed river-rafting guide
   supported by a safety kayak or a 2nd raft.

Any camping.
Transportation from the end point to the start point,
   as well as the start point to the end point.
Costs are subject to change.

Adventure gear list:
  T-shirts, shorts and sports shoes or floaters for rafting.
  A change of dry clothes and a towel.
  Light warm clothes in case you are camping.
  Sun Hat / Cap
  Sun Glasses
  Sun Glass / spectacle retainers / Croakees
  Water proof Sun Block lotion.

Notes :
Minimum age 15 years for rafting.
Pregnant ladies, heart patients and people with severe asthma are not allowed to raft.
Rafting on Kundalika is dependent upon water being released from the Mulshi and Bhira dams. (there have been rare
   cases when the Govt. officials have not released water (typically 5 such instances in 365 days).We will not be held
   responsible for last minute cancellation of rafting due to water conditions.Since Rafting activity cannot be conducted
   under these circumstances, the charges collected for Rafting only will be completely refunded.
It is not possible for us to refund the charges collected for Transport, Food, Accommodation or any other adventure
  activity, under any circumstances.
It is up to the individual to arrange their own holiday / accident insurance & each adult would be asked to sign a liability waiver.

Overnight stay options :
If you have more time at your disposal or if you will find it difficult to report at 0800 hrs, you can stay at one of the below mentioned campsites near Mumbai and Pune regions, near Kolad. Beautiful Resorts that are aesthetically designed and a location that surpasses your expectations ensure a comfortable stay.

1) Empower Camp, Sutarwadi (convenient to clients from Pune and Mumbai)

AC Cottages Swiss Cottage Tents
(Air Cooled)
AC Dormitories Alpine Tents
Twin Sharing 4 in a tent 20 pax Triple sharing
Rs. 2200/- Rs. 1600/- Rs. 1400/- Rs. 900

- Above rates are on per person basis
- This Tariff includes accommodation and one cycle of meals i.e. breakfast, lunch, evening tea & snacks & dinner.
- The package also includes complimentary activities like Trekking (day / night), Octagon (a Multi Facility Outdoor Gym),
  and Trust Track Target Shooting, Jungle Golf, Foot Cricket & Treasure Hunt.


Charges per Head

Minimum Participation

Para Sailing Rs. 450 10
Rock Climbing / Rapelling Rs. 450 10
Raft Building Rs. 300 10
Flying Fox Rs. 200 10
Zorbing Rs. 200 10
Burma Bridge Rs. 100 10
River Crossing Rs. 100 10
Paint Ball (100 Balls) Rs. 1000 10
Flying Fox, Monkey Crawl and Commando Crossing Combo package Rs. 450  
Waterfall Rapelling Rs. 500 6
Horse Riding Rs. 300 for 30 Mins. 4
Hot Air Balooning Rs. 300 40
Cycling Rs. 100 for 30 Mins.  
Kayaking Rs. 500 for 30 Mins.  

-Bar-be-que Rs 400/- per head (2 veg starters & 2 non-veg starters)
-DJ music Rs 6000/-
-Music system with speakers Rs 2000/-
-Please note 10.30% + 1.23% service tax applicable on the final billing

Access to Empower Camps From Pune.
Pune - Chandani Chowk - Pirangut - Paud - Mulshi - Tamhini Ghat - Vile Phata (Diversion) - Just ahead of this diversion, look for a very small hotel (dhaba) called Deep Sahyadri to satisfy yourselves that you are on the correct route - little ahead to the right a road leads to Vile Village which is to be avoided - continue ahead towards a village called as Sutarwadi. (Sutarwadi is a small village before Kolad. Kolad is on Mumbai - Goa highway).
- Four kms before Sutarwadi Village, there is a left turn for Empower Camps.

Access to Empower Camps From Mumbai
Route No. 1 : From Goa highway.
Take the NH 17 Goa Highway road till Kolad.1 km after the Kolad Market turn left on the NH 60 on to the Pune highway. Continue till Sutarwadi Village.
- From the village of Sutarwadi, take a left turn and on the left hand side there is Empower Camp site.

Route No. 2 : From Express Highway
Ahead of Panvel, take Khopoli exit. Follow route Durshet - Pali - Ravalje - Vile.
Continue ahead towards a village called as Sutarwadi. (Sutarwadi is a small village before Kolad. Kolad is on Mumbai - Goa highway).
- Four kms before Sutarwadi Village, there is a left turn for Empower Camps.

2) Nature Trails, Durshet (convenient to clients from Mumbai)

Standard (Non A/c) per person 24 hours inclusive of all meals.

Beautiful Forest lodge in Khopoli region.
Swimming pool & Big ground to play cricket, football and other outdoor games.
Outdoor activities like Volleyball, Cricket, and Badminton available. Indoor activities like Carrom, Table tennis.

Type of Accommodation

1 Person in 1 Room

2 Persons in 1 Room

3 Persons in 1 Room 4 Persons in 1 Room 5 Persons in 1 Room 10 Persona in 1 Room
Cottage Room Small Rs. 3200/- Rs. 4200/- Rs. 5700/- ---- ---- ----
Cottage Room Large ---- Rs. 4200/- Rs. 5700/- Rs. 7200/- Rs. 8500/- ----
Bunk House (Dormitory) ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- Rs. 1250/-

Includes :
1 night stay.
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, hi-tea & snacks, 1 dinner.
Above tariff is based on per room and not per person.
Adventure activities like: Kayaking, Valley Crossing, Night trek, Rappelling are inclusive of the package.

Bar-be-cue at Rs 300/- per person.
Non veg meal (Chicken 1 kg) at Rs 400/-

Access to Nature Trails, Durshet From Pune.
Ahead of Lovavla on Express Highway, take Khopoli exit. Take the Pali road. Thirteen kms after Khopoli , on the left hand side is Nature Trails, Durshet.

Access to Nature Trails, Durshet From Mumbai
Ahead of Panvel, take Khopoli exit. Take the Pali road. Thirteen kms after Khopoli , on the left hand side is Nature Trails, Durshet.

The above package can be customized according to your needs and specifications.  Please contact our office for details.