Dhodani Waterfall Rappelling Trip

On this day trip to Dodhani Waterfall, you'll travel into the forests of the Western Ghats and visit a 75-feet tall waterfall embedded deep in the midst of nature. Here, you'll wear the safety harness and rappel down the mountain cliff as the cool water gushes forth over you. After your rappelling session at the Dodhani Waterfall, you can spend some time exploring the the rich, monsoon-fed greenery all around you.

Please note that travellers are required to carry their own packed lunch to this trip.


Located at the base of the Matheran range, a 1-hr drive away from Panvel, Dodhani Waterfall is an easily accessible destination for waterfall rappelling near Mumbai. The gushing water over the mountain cliff, combined with easy navigation over the mountain slope, makes it a great rappelling destination, especially in the months of monsoon when the waterfall picks up force and surrounds itself with rich, forest greenery.

Destination highlights

Go rappelling over the Dodhani Waterfall. | Explore the mountains and hills of countryside Maharashtra. | Escape from the city on a short one-day itinerary. | Take amazing photos of the waterfall and the forests. |


30 mins

75 feet

1 Instructor for every 1 participant

5 hrs



100 kgs

Panvel railway station at 07:30 hrs

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Panvel railway station by 16:00 hrs

Local non-AC transport

Dodhani Waterfall

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Arrive at the Panvel railway station by 07:30 hrs. You can board the 06:08 hrs slow, local train to Panvel from CSMT railway station, and meet your fellow travellers in the first compartment from the Panvel end of the train. At Panvel, you'll meet the instructor and walk over a short distance from the railway station to have breakfast. Post breakfast, board vehicles from Panvel to the Dodhani Waterfall.

Arrive at the Dodhani Waterfall by 10:00 hrs, and begin your thrilling rappelling session. You'll learn the basics from the instructor and then your rappelling will take place one person at a time. After you finish your session you can have fun at the waterfall and if you've brought one with you, have a packed lunch. After lunch, you'll be transported back to Panvel from the Dodhani Waterfall. Your trip ends here.

Your trip ends before nightfall.

Board the slow, local train to Panvel departing CSMT railway station by 06:08 hrs. You can board the first compartment from the Panvel end to meet your fellow travellers. Today's meal package includes breakfast after meeting at Panvel. Since today's meal package does not include lunch, please make sure to bring a packed lunch with you.




Day 1 Milestone



07:30 AM

Includes / Excludes


  • Travel arrangements from Panvel-Panvel via local, non-AC transport
  • One session of rappelling over Dodhani Waterfall
  • All technical equipment required for rappelling: ropes, harness etc.
  • Services of experienced rappelling instructor
  • Vegetarian breakfast
  • All applicable taxes


  • Travel arrangements between base city and Panvel
  • Lunch
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
  • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
  • Adventure travel or medical insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

What to Wear

What to Wear

  • Full-length track pants
  • Full-sleeved t-shirts/shirts
  • Trekking/sports shoes
  • Extra set of clothes
  • Scarf for women (mandatory)
  • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
  • Hard luggage like trolley bags or suitcases

What not to Wear

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

Equipment / Gear

We Provide

  • All technical equipment required for rappelling: rope, harness etc.
  • Basic first aid kit

You need to get

  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Photo ID
  • Packed lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Napkins
  • Extra set of clothes
  • Dry snacks (biscuits, cookies etc.)

Medical Kit

  • Specific personal or prescribed medication
  • Personal first-aid kit

Cancellation policy

For cancellations made 15 days or more before departure of the Dodhani Waterfall rappelling trip: 75% refund.

For cancellations made 10-14 days before departure of the Dodhani Waterfall rappelling trip: 50% refund.

For cancellations made 0-9 days before departure of the Dodhani Waterfall rappelling trip: No refund.

No show: No refund.

All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

Rules on trip

Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the tour guide during the rappelling trip to Dodhani Waterfall.

Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trip.

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

Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

Travellers are requested to arrive at the pick-up point for this trip (Panvel railway station by 07:30 hrs) on time. Tardiness in reaching the pick-up point will lead to missing the trip, without refunds.

A Panvel slow, local train departs from the CSMT railway station at 06:08 hrs and arrives at Panvel railway station by 07:28 hrs. Travellers may board the first compartment from the Panvel end of the train to meet fellow travellers en route.

Waterfall rappelling is subject to waterflow. The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the rappelling trip to Dodhani Waterfall.

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

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