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Kolad Rafting

Kolad was once a peaceful fishing village along the Kundalika river. It is surrounded by paddy fields and lush forests, and remains cool and pleasant for most months of the year. However, with the growing popularity of camping and rafting in Kolad, it is now becoming one of the adventure hubs of Maharashtra. Travellers from Mumbai and Pune visit every weekend to enjoy the weather and the activities here.

Adventurous rafting on the Kundalika River

The river is usually serene and feeds the fields and greenery around. However, every morning, excess water from Bhira dam is released into the river, turning the river into a seething, churning beast for a couple of hours. This is when you'll be river rafting in Kolad, enjoying a 12 km stretch with rapids of Grade II and III. When you're safely past the rapids, your guide will allow you to jump in the water for a swim (with life jackets on).

Types of rapids on Kundalika River

The flow of the Kundalika River is controlled by a dam, hence the rafting sessions are conducted when the dam releases the water every morning and afternoon. This thrilling experience takes you through different levels of rapids, from Grade II to Grade III rapids. Grade II rapids are moderate, with slightly stronger waves and are a great way to perfect your manoeuvring skills. Grade II rapids are more challenging, with strong eddies, high waves and sudden falls. You need to be alert while entering these rapids and follow the instructor's instructions.

Things to do in Kolad – a short adventure weekend getaway near Mumbai or Pune

Kolad is located in the midst of the Western Ghats, surrounded by greenery. You'll do your rafting in the morning, and will have the rest of the day to enjoy. Most campsites and resorts offer a Kolad river rafting package with rafting as well as activities like kayaking, ziplining, and other fun outdoor activities. Meals are usually Maharashtrian cuisine, served at campsites, although you'll have to pre-book. In the evening, a campfire and BBQ are the best way to enjoy the starry skies and the fresh air at your riverside campsite.

If you're looking for weekend getaways near you, here's a complete List of Adventure Activities near Mumbai or Pune for your next trip

One day Kolad rafting package

A day picnic is one way to enjoy river rafting in Kolad. Leave early in the morning to make sure you arrive in Kolad by 8:30 or 9:00 a.m, so you'll be in time for your rafting. The most economical Kolad river rafting package offers only rafting, but you can also book packages that include breakfast and lunch at a campsite nearby. This is a better option because you'll be very hungry after your rafting session in Kolad, and there are not too many restaurants around. For those who want to stuff a lot of fun into one day, there are rafting packages that include adventure activities at the campsites.

Kolad rafting package with overnight stay

Kolad has a few picturesque campsites, some as large as 50 acres, located in the middle of hills or alongside the river. You can choose from Swiss tents, cabins, caravans, rooms, cottages or dorms, depending on your group size. You'll eat lavish buffet meals, go rafting in Kolad, try your hand at all kinds of adventure activity, and spend time in nature.

Best time to go

River rafting packages in Kolad are available throughout the year, but the best time to go is during the monsoons. During this season, the Kundalika river is wild and rafting on it is an exhilarating experience. The surrounding landscape too is flourishing and turns into a green paradise. Winter is also a great season for rafting as the mornings are misty and the nights cool.

How to reach Kolad

Kolad is located at a distance of 120 km from Mumbai and 145 km from Pune and is well connected to the two cities by road and rail. You can reach Kolad by train as there are daily trains connecting to Kolad from Mumbai and Pune. You can also catch a state or privately run bus to reach Kolad. However, if you prefer to drive your own car, then you can reach Kolad by either of the two routes, one via Khapoli on the Mumbai-Goa road, and second from Khapoli Exit on the Mumbai-Pune expressway.

You can also reach Kolad on your motorcycle as the route is quite scenic and makes for a great ride. And since motorcycles are not allowed on the expressway, you need to take the old Mumbai-Goa road to reach Kolad.

Things to keep in mind while Kolad rafting

While rafting in Kolad, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind. First and foremost is safety, so never remove your helmet or life jacket while on the raft and always follow the instructor's directions. Next, do not carry expensive gadgets, jewellery, phone, etc. while rafting as you might lose it in the river. Also, wear clothes that are comfortable and non-restrictive along with sandals or light shoes which won't fall off. Remember to carry some spare cash so you can have vadapav and water at the rafting endpoint.

There are other rafting destinations that you can choose for your next rafting trip Click here to explore other rafting destinations in India.

River Rafting in Kolad Trip Summary

  • State: Maharashtra
  • Nearest city: Mumbai
  • Total days: 1-2 days
  • Grade: Easy
  • Max altitude:
  • Total trekking distance: 13 km
  • Season: Monsoon
  • Avg temperature: 12 to 37 degree Celsius

Sketch itinerary:

Day 1: Rafting in Kolad

  • Rafting distance: 12 km
  • Rafting time: 3 hours
  • Grade of rapids: II, III and III+
  • Meals provided: Lunch
Detailed itinerary:

Report to the campsite by 08:00 hrs where you can keep your bags and freshen up. You'll then head to the rafting start point and board the rafts. After an invigorating session of rafting on Kundalika, you'll head back to the campsite, have lunch and check-out of the campsite. The trip ends here.

Inclusions:

Your package includes one 12-km session of rafting. You will be provided with all rafting equipment required such as life jackets, helmets, paddles, inflatable rafts etc. Services of experienced rafting instructors are included. Meals and refreshments will be provided based on the packages selected.  You will have access to changing rooms at the campsite. All applicable taxes are included.

Exclusions:

Travel arrangements between your home city and the campsite are not included and will have to be made by yourself. Travel arrangements between the campsite and the rafting start/endpoint are not included in the cost of the package. It will be arranged at an additional cost of approximately INR 800-1,000, round-trip, for a tum-tum to be shared between 8-10 people. 

Adventure activities package - kayaking, river crossing, zip lining at an additional cost of INR 500 per person. Adventure activities package - jet ski, banana boat ride, bumper ride for an additional cost of INR 500 per person. Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc. are not included. Anything not mentioned in the inclusions will be additional.

Sketch itinerary:

Day 1: Rafting in Kolad with adventure activities

  • Rafting distance: 12 km
  • Rafting time: 3 hours
  • Grade of rapids: II, III and III+
  • Other activities: bumper boat ride and kayaking
  • Meals provided: Lunch
Detailed itinerary:

Report at the campsite by 08:00 hrs and leave your bags there. You'll then head to the rafting start point and begin rafting. The rafting session will last for about 3 hours where you'll battle Grade II and III rapids, and at the end, you'll get to swim in the Kundalika river for a while before reaching the endpoint. After your rafting session, you'll return to the campsite. You can even try your hand at kayaking, ziplining, Burma bridge, etc. You'll then check-out of the campsite by 17:00 hrs. The trip ends here.

Inclusions:

One session of rafting on the Kundalika River | All equipment required for rafting: inflatable rafts, life jackets, paddles, helmets etc. | Services of experienced rafting instructors and adventure guides | Adventure activities: kayaking, river crossing, flying fox | All equipment required for adventure activities | Access to common, clean washrooms and changing rooms | Vegetarian lunch (with one non-vegetarian dish) and evening snacks with tea | All government permits and charges | All applicable taxes

Exclusions:

Travel arrangements between home city and campsite | Travel arrangements between campsite and rafting start/endpoint (can be arranged at an extra cost of INR 800-1,000, round-trip, in a tum-tum for 8-10 people) | Adventure activities: bumper boat ride, banana boat ride, jet-ski (arranged for extra cost of INR 500 per person, for all three activities) | Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc. | Personal expenses such as additional meals or beverages etc. | Adventure travel or health insurance | Anything not mentioned in inclusions

Sketch itinerary:

Day 1: Check-in at the campsite

  • Check-in time: 15:00 hrs
  • Spend the day at leisure
  • Meals provided: Dinner
  • Other activities: bumper boat ride and kayaking
  • Overnight stay: Cottage

Day 2: Go rafting on Kundalika River

  • Rafting distance: 12 km
  • Rafting time: 3 hours
  • Meals provided: Breakfast and lunch
  • Check-out time: 15:00 hrs
Detailed itinerary:

Day 1: Check-in at the campsite

Check-in at the campsite in the afternoon. You can then spend the rest of the day at leisure. You can even head out to explore Kolad and its gorgeous landscape. However, return to the campsite during dinner time. At night, if weather permits, you may even sit around a campfire.

Day 2: Go rafting on Kundalika River

Wake up early and then head to the rafting start point and begin your rafting session. After battling Grade II and III rapids, you'll arrive at the end point from where you'll head to the campsite. There, you'll freshen up, have lunch and check-out of the campsite. The trip ends here.

Inclusions:

Accommodation in non-AC cottages for 1 night on twin/triple-sharing basis:

All buffet, veg/non-veg meals from evening snacks on day 1 to lunch on day 2 | One 12-km session of rafting | All rafting equipment required: life jackets, helmets, paddles, inflatable rafts etc. | Services of experienced rafting instructors and campsite staff | All applicable taxes

Exclusions:

Travel arrangements between your home city and the campsite | Travel arrangements between the campsite and the rafting start/end point (additional cost of INR 800-1,000, round-trip, for a tum-tum for 8-10 people) | Adventure activities package - kayaking, river crossing, zip lining (additional cost of INR 500 per person) | Adventure activities package - jet ski, banana boat ride, bumper ride (additional cost of INR 500 per person) | Use of AC in the cottage (additional INR 500 per night) | Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc. | Personal expenses such as apparel or gear, extra meals or beverages etc. | Anything not mentioned in inclusions

Best time to go/Weather

For river rafting in Kolad, monsoon is the best time to go. During this season, the region transforms into a green paradise with Kundalika River gushing through it. During summer, the river is not that wild but bathing in the river is cooling, and in winter, the atmosphere is misty and cold.

Kolad is located quite close to Mumbai and Pune and is well connected by road and rail. To reach Kolad, you can either hire a cab or drive your own car. There are two routes to reach Kolad, one via Khapoli Pali on the Mumbai-Goa road, and second from Khapoli Exit on Mumbai-Pune expressway. You can even reach Kolad by train which connects it to most major cities of Maharashtra. There are daily trains connecting Mumbai and Pune to Kolad. There are also many state-run buses operating between Mumbai and Pune.

While rafting, wear comfortable clothes that do not restrict your movement, paired with sandals. When you're not rafting, you can wear comfortable clothes but try to cover your legs and hands with full pants and full sleeve t-shirts respectively to avoid mosquito bites.

All Kolad river rafting packages include all the rafting equipment which are provided by the operator, so you only need to carry your personal essentials. Remember to carry extra pairs of clothes, sunscreen, raincoat, and mosquito repellent.

While rafting, life jackets are provided so there's no need to worry if you don't know how to swim. Apart from this, there is usually a weight limit of 120 kg for rafting.

Kolad Rafting - Frequently Asked Questions

The monsoon is one of the best times for river rafting in Kolad. The entire region turns into a lush green paradise, and the river is full and wild. However, other times of the year are fun too. In the summers, the river is not as full, but swimming in the river is cooling and delightful. In winter, you'll love the campfire evenings and misty mornings.

For the Kolad rafting trip, you need to carry sunscreen, a change of clothes, a light towel, and sunglasses and a cap for the day's adventure activities. If you're staying overnight, do make sure you carry light, long-sleeved clothing for the evenings, and insect repellent. Wear sandals with a strap to prevent your shoes from being washed away in the river.

Yes, absolutely! There is no need to know swimming or rafting, but you should not suffer from any fear of water. Everyone is provided with helmets and life jackets, regardless of their experience, and a rafting guide will be present on every raft. Do make sure you follow his instructions at all times.

Overall, rafting in Kolad is safe and involves very little risks. Although the Kundalika River might seem fast, especially the folding rapids, it is a safe experience. All the Kolad rafting packages include high-quality safety gear like helmet and life jacket, and you are given a safety briefing before the rafting session and you will be accompanied by experienced instructors who are also great swimmers.

You should avoid wearing clothing that is too tight or heavy like jeans. Recommended are work out tights or pants. Shoes are strongly recommended over sandals. We also strongly recommend that you do not wear any expensive jewelry or watches during rafting. A detailed list of what to carry and wear is available on each of our Kolad rafting trips.

During rafting in Kolad, a single raft can accommodate up to 8-9 people along with 1 instructor. Although, it should be noted that private rafts are not available in Kolad and if your group consists of few people, then you will be paired with another group on a single raft.

Kolad is located about 120-130 kms from Mumbai and about 120 kms from Pune by road. The rafting start point is located about 25 kms from Kolad town and Kolad railway station. 

 

By road From Mumbai: Get off Mumbai Pune expressway at the Imagica / Khopoli exit. Head toward Pali on SH 92. Turn left and Pali on SH 93. As you get closer to the rafting start point you’ll start seeing signs taking you to the exact location. Strongly recommended that you load your map to the location before leaving the Expressway. 

By road from Pune: Head towards Paud using Mulshi Road, then left alongside Mulshi Lake towards Tamhini Ghat. As you start descending the Ghat, you’ll start seeing the rafting start point. 

Note, your campsite most likely will be further away from the rafting start point. Please check the exact location of your camp. All our trip booking confirmation emails will have detailed directions to your camp or the rafting start point.

Reaching campsites in Kolad and the Kolad rafting start point is not easy with public transport. You can either take state transport buses or highly infrequent trains to Kolad station. A lot of trains pass through Kolad, but please check the schedule to see which trains actually stop at Kolad. All buses on the Mumbai - Goa route, however, do stop at Kolad. From Kolad station or bus station you can get a dedicated ‘tum tum’ or a shared one (harder to get) to the rafting start point or to your accommodation in Kolad. 

Please know the return timings of your bus or train. You will have to plan your return journey accordingly.

River rafting in Kolad takes place on the Kundalika River.

Yes, rafting in Kolad is safe. All rafting guides with all the operators at Kolad are certified and highly trained and experienced rafting guides. All customers and staff are required to wear all necessary safety gear including helmets and life jackets at all times when on the river. You’ll notice when you reach that this is not just something that is lip service, but is actually practiced. In fact, customers who refuse to wear this gear are not allowed to raft. 

Another small but important rafting practice followed by rafting guides and companies in Kolad is that they depart in the morning together. All rafts move in formation along with safety kayaks. In the unlikely event of an incident all rafts and kayaks can quickly attend to it.

Unfortunately rafting occurs only at 1 time for about 10 months in the year: in the morning between 8:30 - 9:30 (check exact departure time on the trip page on The Great Next). In the monsoon for some weekends, rafting is offered on a second slot post lunch.

The entire rafting duration is approximately 2 hours on the river. A short distance or duration is currently not available.

The approximate rafting distance is 12-14 kms.

No. There are very few weekends in the monsoon season where an afternoon rafting slot is available. Rafting takes place in the morning and customers need to reach before the scheduled time. The rafts will depart on time with customers who have reached.

Rafting in rivers is called by many names and they all are the same. River rafting, white water rafting, or just rafting are exactly the same concept.

Most overnight packages include lunch, dinner, breakfast and one round of evening tea/snacks. Please double check the same before booking. For day packages we offer both with and without lunch, so check your inclusions before booking your rafting day package.

Camping / dome / alpine tents: Typically small 2-3 person tents

Swiss tents: Larger tents with beds and furniture, usually with an attached washroom. The Great Next has options for both fan-cooled and air-cooled Swiss tents in Kolad. 

Rooms: Rooms in large bungalows or small hotels. 

Homestays: Homestays or bungalows-stay by room or book the entire property. 

Cottages: Cottages that are fan-cooled and air-cooled Swiss tents in Kolad. 

Dormitories: For large student, family or friend groups, we also offer dormitories.

We have a wide range of combinations for activities in Kolad. For day trips to Kolad, we offer activities like rifle shooting, archery, rope courses, kayaking, jet ski, wall climbing, rappelling, bungee jumping, etc. But for these you will have to travel to the camp that offers these activities. Not all camps offer all activities, so you will have to choose which activities are most suitable for you and we will suggest camps according to your requirements. 

For overnight stay packages, the activities at your camp will be included or charged at a slight extra cost. Check your package inclusions and exclusions before booking.

Yes. If you choose to not go rafting, you will not be charged for it. Please check with us on what your revised package will cost.

Kids over age 12 will be allowed to go rafting. The rafting guide has the authority to request for age proof of the child. Please do not bargain with the guide if the child is slightly below the age of 12 but would still like to undertake rafting. The guide could potentially lose his license and more so, endanger the child. Please double check the latest age requirement for rafting in Kolad before booking for any kids on the trip.

Kids below 12 will be charged lower rates as they will not be doing rafting. One adult from your group will have to stay back with the child/children below 12 at the camp. While the other adults go rafting, the children can undertake the activities available at the camp.

Due to the very low count of visitors during weekdays, rafting in Kolad and stay packages are offered at a discount on weekdays.

No. Both swimmers and non-swimmers are expected to wear a life jacket when you go rafting, so knowing whether to swim or not does not matter. You’ll notice that even the guides, who are expert swimmers, will be wearing life jackets during the rafting activity.

Yes, solo travellers are most welcome. You will however join a large group of customers on the raft as solo rafting is currently not offered. For stay packages, all the pricing on The Great Next is on a shared basis. The prices for stay will increase slightly if you are a solo traveller.

Locals in Kolad offer photo/video services of your rafting. The Great Next does not offer this and you must pay and work with them directly. You’ll run into them at the rafting start point. Charges are nominal and usually they only accept cash.

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Reviews

  • Rated : 5

    16-07-2020

    It was an amazing experience to go rafting in Kolad. Thanks to The Great Next team and Dhanraj for organizing it in such a pleasant way. And our guide "Estin" was the best.

  • Rated : 5

    21-01-2020

    nice enjoyed a lot my kids were happy a lot wanna go one more time…

  • Rated : 4

    23-09-2019

    it was great and so thrilled experience.

  • Rated : 5

    28-08-2019

    We recently experienced river rafting which was book through The Great Next, since it was a very spontaneous plan we had less than a day’s time to plan. But Dhanraj from The great next helped us throughout to find the right plan on immediate basis. The Rafting was conducted by highly professional guide. (Haresh from Wilder west adventures) Very happy with the service and experience.

  • Rated : 5

    24-06-2019

    Great experience with TGN for the kolad river rafting. Special thanks to Dheeraj who helped me out with good package in reasonable price.

  • Rated : 5

    23-06-2019

    its great service n management guys are really helpful.. wanna go river rafting in kolad.. these guys r d best

  • Rated : 5

    21-04-2021

    One of the best adventure provider for Kolad rafting

  • Rated : 5

    15-09-2020

    the great next adventures are the best....no fake promises....i had been to kolad and everything at the place was same as shown, no deception at all. also thanks to dhanraj for guiding through out.

  • Rated : 5

    15-05-2019

    I randomly visited the site and booked wilder west resort,kolad. The resort was really nice n the food was homemade n good. Rafting and other activities were delivered as promised in the package. The staff were verry friendly and helpful. Service was quick n on time. I am extremely impressed wth TGN. AND like to special thanks to Ms. Tanvi. She assisted us and help us at the last moment booking. We enjoyed a lot , thanks to TGN TO made it happen had a grt job

  • Rated : 5

    29-05-2019

    This is ajay here. An adrenaline junkie. Recently I was looking for my fix. Dhanraj from the great next helped me out greatly. I decided to go to kollard for river rafting. Since it was my first time goin there and that too a solo trip on bike i had a ton of questions but he was very sincere and patient in answering( I kept harrasing him for hours and even postponed the trip once). As with anywhere else in India the prices on the spot are always jacked up but to my surprise I got a great package customized to my requirements for a modest price? after goin there I realized I was actually paying the least among all other guests (Especially those who sighed up with the player who's name begins with thrill?). The ride to kollard to pune is about 120km. While goin I went through devkund and tamini ghat. The roads dissolved in some sections . But overall the experience was totally worth it the Rollin hills, greenery, lazy waterfalls, the gentle turns on the ghat roads. On the way back I came through lonavala route. Again a thrill in its own way. We stayed in wilderwest in kollard. This was an amazing location. The best part? I had a huge some dorm reserved for myself?. Made good friends. The best part of solotrip is you go outta your comfort zone and turn all lotta stranger friends into Friends. The staff there were very polite and accommodating. If possible id Recomend to book the cottage overlooking the river. You won't regret it. One word of advice i got from dhanraj that really saved me was to be aware of mosquitos. I used odomers and man was that satisfying. Imma buy stocks of that now ?. Food was good and really felt homemade. Both veg and non veg available. Now the main part-rafting. the instructor amit was experienced. Himself an adrenaline junkie form uttarakhand. He told us (all newbies) the basics and a few neat tricks. Was a really fun dude. We managed to have fun and even rescue a few overboard fellows for other rafts. As for the kudakali river it was beautiful with an amazing lush green surroundings and clean waters. Though it didn't have much visibility. Temp was very cool with slight rains. My suggestion is if you want the proper rafting experience go in peak monsoon by an suv car to this place as it will be very comfortable and the waters currents will have the perfect speed for rafting. My experience was a lil lukewarm as I came after the season got over, fun nonetheless. Next was bungee jumping. A good starting point for beginners as the height Is moderate. I guess I'll just finish it here. Reached back pune via lonavala route. One word of advice to other roadtrippers- the trip will take 5-6 hours one way anyday so plan accordingly. And for a hassle free experience go with the great next. Ps: I'm planning my next scuba dive with these guys

  • Rated : 5

    19-05-2019

    It's just a great compnay for advancer activities I trip to kolad for rafting and it's really warth with very pocket friendly cost. Thank you so much.

  • Rated : 4

    04-11-2019

  • Rated : 5

    12-06-2019

    White water rafting at the kundalika river was amazing with experienced guide from Rishikesh. All safety measures were taken. Thank you guys!!

  • Rated : 5

    23-06-2019

  • Rated : 4

    17-07-2019

  • Rated : 5

    The great next ..is an amzing platfrom fr those who like adventure ...my first advrnture (river rafting ) was full of fun n lovely moments and truly is was an awsome feeling ......thnzkz to d team ....

  • Rated : 5

    I would like to THE GREAT NEXT..for making my rafting trip so memorable..especially Mr VENKAT who planned my trip with perfect information.His guidance through out helped me to manage things in a way better manner.I would definately recommend the great next for anyone who looks for Adventure trips across india.

  • Rated : 5

    Amazing rafting in Ganges river. The Great Next team organized all very well so thank you guys for such a good day.

  • Rated : 5

    Our trip was an impulse decision but thanks to tgn it was a success and awesome trip.Excellent food and relaxing resort after river rafting trip

  • Rated : 1

    Camping arrangement was pathetic. Food provided was bad. Dirty bed sheets and washrooms. No activities planned. Promised for 11km rafting track but provided only 4-5 Km without pick & drop.

  • Rated : 5

    'On behalf of me & my friends I would want to take a moment to express my sense of gratitude and appreciation for team TGN. I planned an adventure trip to Rishikesh which happened to be a wonderful experience. I thank Mr. Venkat who I feel is an important asset to the company for planning and organising the entire trip. His excellency in managing customer relationship is truly commendable which plays a vital role in bringing business to any enterprise. Definitely looking for more such plans with team TGN in future. All the best'

  • Rated : 5

    It was great fun at water rafting with the great next, excellent trainers, food was good, overall good experience, we would like to visit again

  • Rated : 1

    My experience was bad. We wanted to do rafting after coming back from trek. I did a booking for rafting through The Great Next and the itinerary was not clearly communicated and was left to us to 'figure out'. We were given camp majestic. The staff here is completely unprofessional. We were wondering what is the action plan for rafting and when we asked late at night, we were surprised to hear that we had to bear an additional cost of transport to the starting point(based on my earlier communication with TGN my understanding was there was no transportation required). We tried probing for more details on itinery and only then we were being told about details. One of my friend had requested for custom food because of cultural constraints quite early in the evening for dinner. At dinner time that was conveniently forgotten. The dinner was served late at 9:45 pm (scheduled time was 8 pm). In short completely unprofessional. If you want to do rafting go book a nice hotel independently and just directly go for rafting. No need to go with TGN. Save your money and time.

  • Rated : 5

    'We were the first timer rafters, but these guys make us feel like professionals☺☺☺. Comfortable stay with good assistance from experienced instructor's. Truly Awesome Experience, the saying ''Pura paisa wasool'' holds true for us in this trip. Good management and well executed as committed. Looking forward for another service soon...

  • Rated : 5

    TGN has a very sophisticated and concise web page along with many optional details and information. This is one of the few sites that provides information about the operator. All the operators they recommend are safe, well-trained and reliable. They are easily accessible and offer reasonable deals. I've booked a trekking and river rafting trip with them already, and it was a very good experience. I'll always choose The Great Next to plan my adventure trips.

  • Rated : 5

    Awesome weekend spent doing Rafting and the dirt bike ride ( Though the rest of the activities were okay) The guides were cooperative... The food was nice... and a special thanks to Urja to make this trip possible..

  • Rated : 5

    I heartly Thank Venkat for making our trip awesome. We were six and had used this platform to book the tickets for River rafting and Venkat had arranged an awesome dome house(Tent house). He had offered us a good package which include few adventure activities as well as stay and food. We enjoyed a lot and planning for next visit soon. He was there to guide us even in the night around 9 which I liked the most.

  • Rated : 5

    I would say incredible experience in river rafting thanks venkat for arranging this awesome stuffs I appreciate your guidance and I recommend The Great Next for the people who is looking out for the adventures in their life.

  • Rated : 5

    'Thank you team TGN and specially Venkat for planning, coordinating and being attentive to our needs and making good recommendations (like renting bike etc). 3 days trip from Dehradun to Rishikesh was really satisfactory. Guidance given by him from the start to end was very helpful. During the trip, staying in tent was too good. The staff was very supportive and humble. One should definitely try the thrilling experiences of rafting and bungee in Rishikesh at least once in life. The tent in camp was so much spacious for all 3 of us. Overall it was a very good and chilling experience. Looking forward for more such outings with TGN :) Cheers guys

  • Rated : 5

    'Thank you team TGN and specially Venkat for planning and coordinating and being attentive to our needs and making good recommendations (like renting bike etc). 3 days trip from Dehradun to Rishikesh was really satisfactory. Guidance given by him from starting to end was very helpful. During the trip, staying in tent was too good where we enjoyed the nice scenery nearby the river, food and flowers very much. The staff was very supportive and humble. One should definitely try the thrilling experiences of rafting and bungee in Rishikesh at least once in life. The tent in camp was so much spacious for all 3 of us. Overall it was a very good and chilling experience. Looking forward for more such outings with TGN :) Recommendation: Need to organise some more activities to enjoy camp fire at night'

  • Rated : 4

    'On behalf of me & my friends I would want to take a moment to express my sense of gratitude and appreciation for team TGN. I planned an adventure trip to Rishikesh which happened to be a wonderful experience. I thank Mr. Venkat who I feel is an important asset to the company for planning and organising the entire trip. His excellency in managing customer relationship is truly commendable which plays a vital role in bringing business to any enterprise. Definitely looking for more such plans with team TGN in future. All the best'

  • Rated :

    'It was an amazing experience with great next Super service Amazing pricing compare to others Friendly staff Awesome scubadivers coach'

  • Rated : 5

    I am out of words to describe Rendezvous Camp. It gives you must have once in a lifetime experience, true luxury, cleanest water of river Ganga near campsite. The food was way too good, felt like home, the staff was too friendly and co-operative. They are the challenge takes and never put you down rather they would exceed your expectations. I suggest this camp 'only' to whomever wants to travel to Rishikesh. Mr. Venkat from TGN was too patient and prompt to go through all girls' random thoughts and fluctuating plans. He only made me put all my trust in him and walk right into the camp without any worries, knowing he will help us out anywhere, anytime.

  • Rated : 5

    'Awesome scuba diving experience at Andaman... Very good platform in assisting us on a safe and secured adventures taken.. Must try.. Very good Customer support from Ms.Tanvi from Great Next, much pleased with her professionalism and creating good customer bubble.. Keep up the good work..

  • Rated : 2

    'Badly need to work on their website to sync information. Booked a trip (3 room) with them (ac cottage stay) for Rishikesh with 100% refund policy as per the link shared in mail. But I was surprised when on the next day of booking, I received the message saying that the cottage I paid for and received a booking confirmation has been allocated to someone else. Instead I had to pay extra for a non ac tent(with cooler instead of ac) property at the similar location. But the bad experience did not end there. When we had to cancel the room for 5 of the members, they applied a cancellation fees which was not stated anywhere in cancellation policies on website link. I will not suggest anyone to use this site. Please book directly to avoid any such inconvenience and surprises owing to misleading policies. Note: I had contacted the property owner directly and he had quoted a lower price(all inclusive package via mail) on direct booking than thegreatnext. So think hard before opting for TGN if you gave option to reach owner directly. We had opted for TGN only based on the full refund policy that the site stated. Edit: I would acknowledge the efforts from Tanvi from thegreatnext who tried to accomodate the updated requirements. I have given 2* only because of her inputs. However, I would like to point out that my concern is not with any person but it is with lack of clarity with policies and syncing with the property owners at the end of Thegreatnext website. This is a major drawback that needs to be bridged.'