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  • Trip introduction

    Celebrate the New Year away from the noise and lights of the city at a scenic campsite in Kolad. On the 31st, you'll enjoy the last night of the year around a crackling bonfire, dancing to DJ music with unlimited snacks and soft drinks. The next day, you'll start the new year with a thrilling session of white-water rafting on the Kundalika River. For an added serving of adventure, you can even participate in activities such as the Tarzan Swing, Flying Fox, Burma Bridge and more. Don't forget to get your swimsuit, the campsite pool is a great place to relax and unwind.

    Destination

    Kolad, a small village in the hills of Western Ghats, is famously known for rafting adventures on the Kundalika River. The village is surrounded by tropical greenery, with coconut trees and tree plantations lining the Kundalika River. Your campsite for this Kolad New Year adventure is not far from the river, with a small water stream running just behind the campsite. Winters at the campsite bring chilly evenings, making it the perfect destination to ring in the new year with a crackling bonfire and hot snacks. You'll stay in cozy cabins that can accommodate up to five people. You’ll have an attached bathroom, ceiling fans, beds with mattresses, pillows and light blankets. Each cabin has a private sit-out for you to relax in.

    Destination highlights

    Bring in the new year with a DJ, bonfire and a night of outdoor fun. | Get together with a gang of close friends to enjoy the caravan stay. | Start the new year with a thrilling Kolad rafting session. | Try your hand at Flying Fox, Tarzan Swing, Burma Bridge and other adventure activities.

    Activity Details

    III - IV

    Yes

    10

    2

    2 hrs

    13 kms

    120 kgs

    Raft

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Kolad New Year adventure: Check-in and enjoy!

    Check-in any time after 16:00 hrs. Set your bags down in your cabin, freshen up, and unwind with some evening tea and snacks. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure. Try your hand at the some of the adventure activities on camp like Tarzan Swing, Flying Fox or Burma Bridge. Wear your swimming costumes and take a dip in the campsite pool, or head out for a walk to explore the area surrounding the campsite. As the evening rolls over, you'll gear up for a fun night with your fellow campers. Enjoy a crackling bonfire, dance to some DJ music and munch on some snacks with soft drinks. After a big dinner and a fun midnight celebration, you'll retire to your cabin for the night. Overnight in a cabin at Kolad.

    You can check in for your New Year trip in Kolad at 16:00 hrs. You'll get evening tea and snacks, bonfire snacks and soft drinks, and a buffet dinner at night. Your cabin is for 5 people, and has an attached bathroom, a private sit-out, ceiling fans, light blankets, clean bedsheets, and cots with mattresses and pillows.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Campsite

    Campsite

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Bonfire snacks and soft drinks | Dinner

    Veg | Non-veg | Jain
    Day 2 of the Kolad New Year adventure: Go rafting and check-out
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made on or more than 8 days before check-in date of the Kolad New Year adventure trip: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 5-7 days before check-in date of the Kolad New Year adventure trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 3-4 days before check-in date of the Kolad New Year adventure trip: 25% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 2 days check-in date of the Kolad New Year adventure trip: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers younger than 14 years of age are strictly not allowed to participate in rafting.

    Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the rafting instructor while rafting in Kolad.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the New Year adventure in Kolad.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    For this New Year adventure in Kolad, the check in time is 16:00 hrs and check out time is 11:00 hrs.

    Room service is not available at the campsite. All meals will be served in the common dining area, opposite to the kitchen.

    Rafting in Kolad is dependent on water released from the Bhira dam. The tour operator will not be responsible for last minute cancellation of the rafting trip due to inadequate or unsuitable water conditions.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident while during the New Year adventure in Kolad.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation for 1 night in a cabin with attached washrooms on five-sharing basis

    • In-cabin facilities: beds with mattress, bed sheets, blanket and pillows
    • All vegetarian, buffet meals from evening snacks on day 1 to lunch on day 2 (with one non-vegetarian option for dinner)
    • Unlimited soft drinks and starters (veg/non-veg) on 31st night
    • Bonfire and DJ music on 31st night
    • One rafting session on the Kundalika River
    • All equipment required for rafting: inflatable rafts, life jackets, helmets, paddles
    • Adventure activities: Tarzan Swing, Flying Fox, Burma Bridge, tunnel crossing, wall jump, wire crawl
    • All equipment required for adventure activities
    • Services of experienced rafting instructors, adventure guides and campsite crew
    • In/out-door games: carrom, chess, cricket, badminton
    • Access to the swimming pool
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between home city-campsite

    • Transport between campsite to rafting start/end point (additional cost of INR 800-1,000, round-trip, for a tum-tum for 8-10 people)
    • Evening BBQ (can be arranged with advance notice; 1 kg chicken BBQ for INR 700, 1 kg paneer and vegetable BBQ for INR 600)
    • Personal expenses such as apparel or gear, extra meals or beverages etc.
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Track pants
    • Full sleeved t shirts
    • Jackets
    • Sneakers
    • Quick dry clothes for rafting
    • Swimsuit for women and swimming trunks for men
    • Night clothes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery and watches
    • Sandals or slippers
    • Restrictive clothing

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Accommodation in a cabin for one night
    • In-room facilities: Attached washrooms, cots, mattresses, bed linen
    • Mosquito coils, towels, soap
    • All safety equipment required
    • All technical and safety gear for the other adventure activities
    • Bonfire
    • DJ and music set-up

    You need to get

    • Sunscreen
    • Water bottle
    • Backpack
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Toiletries
    • Camera
    • Swimming costume
    • Swimming goggles (if you want)
    • Cap
    • Batteries
    • Slippers for relaxing at camp
    • Shoes or sports sandals for rafting and adventure activities
    • Any snacks you might want
    • Mineral water or soft drinks if you want (filtered water is available at camp)
    • A sweater or shawl for the evening
    • Long-sleeved clothing and long pants for the evening
    • Change of dry clothing

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.