Hans Adventure Holidays
About the Hotel :
Situated, just 135 kms from Mumbai (off the Mumbai-Goa highway) and 110 kms from Pune; this nine-acre mango and cashew plantation surrounded by rugged hills, a forest, river and a lake, offer a natural platform for corporates and outdoor enthusiasts to conduct a variety of group outdoors activities.
- Activity centric resort located in Sutarwadi area of Kolad off Kolad – Pune highway,The first activity oriented option to come up in Kolad in late 1990s.
- Spread over nine-acre farm with mango and cashew plantation Located close to a waterfall (seasonall), perennial stream and a walking distance from a large lake The area is surrounded by farms, hills, forests and waterfalls Accommodation in Farm house, Cabins and Caravans with some amenities Farmhouse has an area of 1500 sq ft , with two bedrooms attached toilet, drawing room, a verandah and a large terrace on the first floor, accommodation up to 20 people Nine cabins with attached baths Two pine wood caravans, each with 8 bunk beds and attached baths Homely local style buffet meals are served Hans as a lakeside area where an obstacle course is set overlooking the lake. Activities include Burma Bridge, Wall climbing, bamboo rafting, firefox and range of other adventure activities.
- Recommended for corporate outdoor programmes, adventure centric getaways and offsites.
About the Place :
Kolad is adventure getaway of Maharashtra where one can find farm stays, adventure activity oriented stays and white water rafting related stays around the Kundalika River. Rafting on Kundalika River is the only facility of its Kind in India that operates round the year.
Bhira Dam, also known as the Tata Power House Dam, was built by Tata Power Company in the year 1927. The water of this dam is used for irrigational purposes and power generation. It is a source of water for the Kundalika River which is popular for water rafting.
Tamhini Falls, popularly known as the Valse, is one of the popular attractions of Kolad. Surrounded by dense forests and valleys, various bird species visit this place during the monsoon season. The Kansai Waterfalls and hot springs at Uddhar are situated near this falls.
Ghosala Fort, located at the Roha Hills, is known for its architecture. This fort is situated in the middle of the Revdanda and the Salav Creeks. There are two temples along with a dargah in the fort
Sutarwadi Lake, situated in the middle of the Sahyadri mountain range, is an ideal place for bird watching.
Gaimukh is a small village and a pilgrimage centre. It is popular for an ancient Lord Shiva temple, where every year Mahashivaratri is celebrated. During the festival, a 15 days Gaimukh Mela is organised in the village. A cave temple, dedicated to Kuramvars, is another attraction of the place.
Kuda Caves, part of the Janjeera Hills, is located 200 ft above sea level. These are a group of 13 rock cut caves built by Buddhists. Sculptures of two elephants and several paintings and inscriptions can be seen at the entrance of the caves. Stupas of Lord Buddha can also be found
Dholwal Dam is located in the Sahyadri mountain range of Kolad. The dam is managed by the Department of Irrigation of Maharashtra. Water of the dam is used for the purpose of irrigation
Tala Fort was built by King Bhoja Raja in the 4th century. This fort is situated in the middle of hilly terrains and a forest at a height of 1000 ft above sea level. Beautiful view of the River Rajpuri can be seen from this fort.
Kolad Museum, commonly known as the Kolad’s Kashtashilp, is popular for Ramesh Ghone’s sculptures. These sculptures are made using bamboo and wood. Some of his works includes lamps and bas-relief carvings. Birds carved out of wood and images of human beings can also be seen at the museum.