A Peaceful Weekend Getaway with a tinge of Adventure Sports
“In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.”
― Leo Tolstoy
The world is changing, and to cope up with it we have to work day and night. And we all know that it can be tiring and stressful at times (well,most of the times!). After working for 5 days in a row, we spend those 2 glorious days by clubbing or sitting at home, because taking a vacation is not an option. Well, here’s an idea! Why not run away from the ‘hush-hush city life’ and look deep into nature. Pay mother nature a visit to refresh and rejuvenate your mind and soul. That too in just 2 days!
One such weekend getaway is Kolad. It is a village in Raigad district of Maharashtra and is nothing less than an adventurer’s paradise. It is situated on the banks of river Kundalika. Water is released from a local dam into this river, which makes it a perfect option for white water rafting. Kolad is a perfect destination for a weekend getaway from Mumbai as it is only 117 km away. Moreover, if you are looking for a weekend getaway from Pune, this place can also be your paradise as it is only 144 km away.It is situated on the Mumbai-Goa Highway and can also be accessed from the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Many express trains halt at the Kolad Railway Station, the first one on the Konkan line. And not to forget, adventure sports in Kolad are quite famous in addition to its awe-inspiring beauty.
Adventure sports in Kolad comprise of rafting, kayaking, river crossing, jet ski riding, bumper riding, banana riding, speed boat riding, rock climbing, repelling, ladder climbing , mountain biking, bike trailing to name a few. Other fun activities like paintball shooting, raft building and archery are also available here. And if you are planning to have an overnight stay in Kolad, a variety of alternatives are available for accommodation. Tents are available for huge groups of wild spirits. There are cottages, on and near water, to accommodate families or smaller tribes. Glass houses are also available here to soothe your eyes with the splendid view in a modernized way. Apart from these adventure sports, there are a number of other scenic beauties and places that you can visit . What else do you need to wash away all that frustration of yours and emerge as a refreshed spirit! Kolad can be, and will be, the best weekend getaway for all the Mumbaikars and Punekars. So go out, lie in nature’s lap, breathe the fresh air and look out for ripples in open water . The thought itself is refreshing, imagine how fun it would be to actually BE there. And this can be your chance of meeting your long lost friends and have a REUNION of a lifetime.
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