Standing on the eastern edge of the Kundalike River, Kolad is a popular for its river rafting opportunities. Its scenic landscape coupled with several waterfalls emerging from the surrounding mountains is ideal for trekking and camping too.
-Kuda Caves, a series of 13 caves carved out of rocks by Buddhists, can be visited to see ancient carvings, inscriptions and sculptures.
-A 4th century fort, Tala, stands in the middle of a forest and overlooks the hilly terrain below.
-There are quite a few waterfalls in this region, the most popular of these being Tamhini Falls and Kansai Falls.
-Devi Kedar Janani Hills
Water based activities like rafting, kayaking and boating are a major draw for tourists to Kolad. Apart from these you can undergo a camping experience at any of the several spots within the jungles. Other adventure sports conducted here include rappelling, paragliding, and hiking.
Type of Destination:
Trekking, family and kid friendly.
Distance from Mumbai: 121 kms
Best time to Visit: June to February