DM Farms is surrounded with rustic village atmosphere along with 1200 + trees; we have a village style cottage with three rooms. Each room is attached with an English toilet/bathroom. Rooms are non ac. Hot water for bathing is provided. Each room accommodates four guests comfortably and six guest at the max. Inverter power backup is installed to avoid power breaks. We install camping tents which accommodate extra guests comfortably. In three rooms along with tents we can easily accommodate 35 guests at atime.
family during the twilight time we serve onion and potato pakodas or boiled potatos/eggs and beans to accompany your drinks. Any other veg or non veg snacks will be at an additional cost. We also provide a barbecue set for your self service. Veg and non veg marinated food could be provided at an additional cost. Finally after dinner we provide a camp fire for the family members to enjoy the night time in the jungle surroundings.
The Kundalika is a small river flowing from the Hills of Sahyadri to the Arabian Sea. This river originates at a small town called Bhira. The important towns located on the banks of Kundalika are Kolad, Korlai, Chaul, Roha and Salav. River Kundalika is fed by the excess water from Tata Powerâ€™s Mulshi Dam Project on to a series of hydroelectric projects and dams, including Ravalje followed by Bhira and then Dholvan, where the water is released in the morning typically at 6 am.
Rafting of grade II and III can be experienced over a 14 km circuit and can be enjoyed all day in the monsoon, or to coincide with the timing of the release of water from the dam during other times of the year.
There exists a historical Trade Route called Savalya Ghat which descends down in Kundalika Valley from Tamhini Ghat Road. Beautifully carved staircases exist at some places and also two small water cisterns are found.
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.
According to legend, this fort was built in the 16th century for coordinating and controlling defense activities. Prisons, parapets, stores and chambers can be seen inside the fort.
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.
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.
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 Buddhist monks. Sculptures of two elephants and several paintings and inscriptions can be seen at the entrance of the caves. Stupas of Buddha can also be found inside the caves. As per the inscriptions, letters and paintings found in the caves, it is believed that these caves were built during the period between the 1st and the 6th century.
A sleepy locale, surrounded by wooded hills, Nagothane is situated on the banks of Amba or Nagothana rivulet. The main object of interest in Nagothane is the opportunity to see â€˜pathemariesâ€™, a type of country boats and other small country boats navigating through the creek. Musalman Bridge, a fabulous historic monument constructed in the year 1580, is an eye-catching sight. Traveling through a centuries old bridge is really amazing. This historic monument is believed to have built by Kaji-Ala-ud-in to facilitate the march of troops from Ahmednagar.
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 fortnight long Gaimukh Mela is organised in the village. A cave temple, dedicated to Kuramvars, is another attraction of the place. The Pali Ganesh Mandir and the Birla Salao temple are also located near this village.
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.
Sutarwadi Lake, situated in the middle of the Sahyadri mountain range, is an ideal place for bird watching.
Kolad Museum, commonly known as the Koladâ€™s â€˜Kashtashilpâ€™, is popular for artist Ramesh Ghoneâ€™s sculptures. These sculptures are made using bamboo and wood. Some of the works includes lamps and Bas-Relief carvings. Birds carved out of wood and images of human beings can also be seen at the museum.
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.