1. Tahini Falls: Tamhini Falls, also known as Valse, is one of the places to visit during the Kolad trip. The falls are located in a dense forest in the midst of valleys. Visitors can enjoy visiting these beautiful falls and can also opt for a swim or simply play with the water of the fall. Visitors going to this place during monsoon also get to see various beautiful bird species. Also, during this time, the water force of the fall increases, and visitors feel delighted to see the gushing water.
Location - Kolad.
2. Ghosala Fort: Ghosala Fort is situated in the middle of Revdanda and the Salav Creeks in the form of a narrow strip. Visitors may wish to trek to this place. The fort, famous for its amazing architecture, has two temples and one dargah inside with two beautiful idols of Sharabh near the main gate. Visitors get lost in the history of the place when visiting this 16th-century fort and walking through the prisons, parapets, stores, and chambers of ancient times.
Location - Ghosala, Roha Hills, Kolad.
3. Kuda Caves: This place is said to have been built between the period of the 1st to 6th centuries. Built by the Buddhists, the place has a collection of 26 rock-cut caves which are wonderful places if one wants to trace the history of Buddhism. The entrance of each cave has beautiful sculptures of two elephants. Inside the caves, there are several paintings, intricate patterns, and inscriptions on the walls of the cave which mesmerize the visitors. The caves also have the stupas of Lord Buddha. Visitors love to visit this place during Kolad Trip.
Location - Janjira Hills , Raigad.
4. Taragarh Fort: Built-in 4th century by King Bhoja Raja, this fort is situated at a height of 1000ft above sea level in the middle of hilly terrains and forests and is a 20-meter wide narrow strip. The main gate has an idol of lord Veer Maruti. Once visitors reach the main gate, they need to take a short trek to the top of the fort. The trek takes around 45 mins. Owing to its height, the fort primarily acts as a viewpoint. Visitors get enthralled when they view the lush greenery along with the beautiful river Rajouri from this fort.
Location - Tala, Maharashtra.
5. Bhira Dam: Bhira Dam, also known as the Tata Power House dam was built by Tata Power Company in 1927. Kundalika River, which is famous for water rafting and other water sports, flows from this dam. This place is very picturesque and is ideal for a picnic. Visitors can also opt for a boat ride in the reservoir. Some visitors also opt for camping near this dam and visit the beautiful Devkund Waterfall nearby.
Location - Bhira, Maharashtra.
6. Kolad Museum: Kolad Museum, popularly known as the Kolad’s Kashta Shilpa, is a must-visit place during Kolar trip. The museum is popular for bamboo and wooden structures made by Ramesh Ghone. Some of his famous works include lamps and bas-relief carvings. Apart from these, the museum also has wood carvings of birds and human beings. Visitors, while on a visit to this place, can not only feast their eyes on the beautiful structures but can also opt to purchase a few as mementos.
Location - Rated, Maharashtra.
Timings - Every day from 9 am to 6 pm.
7. Sutarwadi Lake: Sutarwadi Lake, situated in the middle of the Sahyadri mountain range, is an ideal place for bird watching. The calm and serene lake is surrounded by lush green mountains that attract visitors who love to spend some peaceful time just enjoying the beauty of the place.
Location - Sahyadri mountain, Kolad.