White Water Rafting At Kundalika River, Near Kolad
Throw you into a world of thrills, chills and spills...............   

Take 13,000 cubic feet per second of water, add a few good friends and you've got a thrilling action packed white water trip. A wild water experience guaranteed to pull you out of everyday existence and throw you into a world of thrills, chills and spills.

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.

starting 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.

Weekend (Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays): Rs. 1445/-
Weekdays : Rs. 850/-
Duration- 1 day (1 ½ 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. 450/- Inclusive of Govt. Service Tax
This price is inclusive of a Non- veg. Preperation.

Cost Includes:
River rafting on River 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.

Cost Excludes:
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 for White Water Rafting trips
1. T-Shirts.
2. Shorts / tights for rafting and trekking
3. Swimming trunks / Costumes
4. Sun Hat / Cap
5. Track Pant
6. Light Woolens for evenings
7. Sports shoes for trekking
8. Sport Shoes/Floaters/River Sandals with ankle straps for Rafting.
9. Sun Glasses
10. Sun Glass / spectacle retainers / Croakees
11. Torch
12. Thermal underwear recommended for winter months (December, January, February)
13. Water proof Sun Block lotion.
14. Personal First Aid Kit. (Also available in camp)
15. Personal Toiletries.
16. Camera with memory card.
17. Binoculars (recommended).
18. And most important: A sense of adventure.
Please bring not more than one bag per person. Do not bring hard suitcases and carry only soft bags.

Frequently asked questions about rafting

Q Do I need to know swimming to go rafting?
Ans: Not necessary. life jackets, equipment and safety briefing by our experienced crew are more than adequate. However, should you be apprehensive of the big rapids, our guides will have you walk around them.

Q What are the age and health restrictions, if any, for rafting?
Ans: There is no upper age limit for rafting as long as you are in reasonably good health. Minimum 15 yrs. You will be required to sign a liability release prior to the trip. Guardians must sign on behalf of children. For children below 15 yrs. we have certain ‘kiddy’ rafting stretches, which have mild rapids. Pregnant ladies, heart patients and people with severe asthma are not allowed to raft.

Q Is rafting safe/ what can I expect on the trip?
Ans: The rapids of Indian rivers are ideal for the first time rafter where you can expect to get thoroughly wet and have a lot of fun! The rapids are thrilling yet safe. On the International Scale of I to VI in grading rapids, the rapids you will experience are between II and IV. (Class I being easy and Class VI being exceedingly challenging). Our guides are in command and will instruct you in basic paddling technique and safety procedures. In certain sections of mild white water you may be encouraged to “body surf”. There is a stop for refreshments along the way at “Diving rock” where the more adventurous can take a plunge into the river. For the more adventurous we have inflatable kayaks which are stable in white water and our guides would be happy to instruct you to try some of the milder rapids in such kayaks.

Q What else can I do at camp besides rafting?
Ans: You can try your hand at kayaking, rock climbing, rappelling, our unique ropes courses like Burma Bridge, Flying Fox and river crossing, nature walks and treks. The children can also try out the Trampoline and make sand castles. Sight-seeing in Rishikesh, famous for its ashrams and evening Aarti ceremony. Yoga and meditation classes can also be arranged on request at the beach camp site.

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 option:
If you have more time at your disposal or if you will find it difficult to report at 08.00 Hrs, you can stay at the below mentioned campsite near Kolad. Beautiful Resort that are aesthetically designed and a location that surpasses your expectations ensure a comfortable stay.

Packages Quadruple Sharing basis Triple Sharing Basis Double Occupancy

Weekends- 1 Night
(Friday/Saturday/ Sunday and Public Holidays)

Rs. 1750/- per person per night

Rs. 2050/- per person per night

Rs. 2450/- per person per night

Weekdays- 1 Night

Rs. 1200/- per person per night

Rs. 1500/- per person per night

Rs. 2000/- per person per night

Weekends- 2 Nights

Rs. 3300/- per person for 2 nights

Rs. 3700/- per person for 2 nights

Rs. 4500/- per person for 2 nights

Weekdays 2 Nights

Rs. 2100/- per person for 2 nights

Rs. 2400/- per person for 2 nights

Rs. 3400/- per person for 2 nights

These charges are inclusive of:
One Meal Cycle (i.e. 1 Dinner, 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch) for every night of stay with evening Tea /Coffee and Snacks.
Major Meal (i.e. lunch and dinner) will be veg. as well as non veg.
Activities like Kayaking, River Crossing (Over Prefixed ropes)
Sunrise / Sunset Walk
Govt. Service Tax.
Extra Lunch / Dinner: Rs. 350/- per person
Extra Breakfast: Rs. 200/- per person

These charges are exclusive of:
Barbeque Charges : Rs. 300/- per person (1 Veg. and 1 Non Veg.)
White Water Rafting Charges (Rs. 1340/- per person for Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays) and Rs. 775/- for weekdays.
Any other charges not mentioned above

To request a quote as per your "specific requirements" (like Meetings / Outdoor Corporate Management Programs / Projector etc.), do contact us and we would be glad to work out a quote based on these requirements.