Mumbai is known for its extravagant shopping scene, buzzing beaches, revered temples, fascinating monuments, and as the Financial Capital of India. In a metropolis like Mumbai, it gets difficult to stay in touch with nature or go for an adventure trip. Home-to-office and office-to-home become the regular schedule for many. If you want to break this monotonous cycle of life, then go on the Kalawantin Durg Trek. Explore more Adventure Tours around Mumbai
This 2-day itinerary gives you a perfect chance to forget those client meetings, and dwell in the beauty of nature and experience some adventure, firsthand. As the name of this itinerary suggests, it involves trek to Kalawantin Durg Fort – the World’s Most Dangerous Fortress – and white-water rafting in Kolad. The best thing about this package is that you do not need to alter your work schedule even a little. You can go on this amazing excursion on your weekend and get back to work on Monday morning.
While climbing the peak of Kalavantin Durg Fort, the serenity of the surrounding lush landscape will treat your eyes. This hike will test your fitness as well as your willpower, taking you via rock-cut steps on steep slopes. The vistas from the peak will make you forget the ordeals you faced while getting here. From the height of approximately 2300 feet, you will feel like you are on top of the world. Explore other Popular Treks in Western Ghats
White-water rafting at Kolad will also become an unforgettable experience for you. As you wake up on your second day of this sojourn, the rafting adventure will be waiting for you. Following light breakfast, the next thing to do is challenge those rapids. It is going to be a 3-hour long adrenaline rush on strong currents.
This adventure trip is a great opportunity for you to get over your fear of height and water, if you have them. This excursion is also a great chance for you to take your friends or family on an adventurous journey they cannot say no to. You will cherish the memory of conquering the world’s most dangerous fortress and white-water rafting in Kolad for a long time. One thing is guaranteed that this adventure will make you forget the hustle and bustle of the city life and give you much-needed peace.
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Day 01: Arrival in Dadar | Dadar to Thakurwadi | Thakurwadi – Prabalmachi – Kalawantin Durg – Kolad
Reach Dadar in the morning, and then transfer to Thakurwadi in a luxury bus. Thakurwadi is a small village at the base of Kalawantin Durg – famed as the World’s Most Dangerous Fortress. After reaching here, enjoy light breakfast to gain energy for the trekking ahead. As you begin this Kalawantin Durg trek, awe-inspiring views of lush landscape treat your eyes. After about 3 hours’ trek, you will reach a small village called Prabalmachi where you can enjoy refreshments. Post enjoying light snacks, proceed to Kalawantin Durg.
Rock-cut steps on steep slopes of the geographical formation will take you to its peak, at about 2300 feet. From the top, you will enjoy spell-binding views of the surrounding green landscape. After conquering the peak, trek back to Prabalmachi and savour a delicious lunch. Thereafter, trek downhill and reach Thakurwadi village before the sun sets. Hop on to your bus and head to Kolad and reach Z-BAC, where you will enjoy dinner and a good night’s sleep.
Day 02: River Rafting | Departure from Kolad
Wake up in the refreshing air of Kolad and enjoy light breakfast before you head out for adventure. At this point of time, your thrill of rafting at Kolad begins. In the middle of the picturesque landscape of Kolad, jump onto your boat and ride the electric waves.
One thing is guaranteed here that the flow of adrenaline in your veins will be faster than the water of the river. Post the exhilarating 3-hour rafting experience, return for lunch. Thereafter, board the bus and head home with memories of the adrenaline-pumping trekking and rafting experience.
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