White Water Rafting
Dandeli has a culture of attraction for thousands of tourist from all over the world what strikes our mind when we think of river Kali is the “WHITE WATER RAFTING” which is the great contribution of river Kali of the tourists. Dandeli Fun makes all arrangements for its tourists to enjoy this adventurous Water Rafting. This Rafting covers nearly 9 to 10 kms way in the magnificent river Kali which starts from Ganeshgudi (which is also a thickly forested area) to Moulangi, this raft can accommodate 7 to 9 people.
Kayaking activities are usually conducted in the Supa reservoir, which is a man-made reservoir that spreads over a huge area making it seem more like a sea. There are small islands in between where u can camp in absolute privacy since the entire area is un-inhabited. For first time kayaking users the experience can be slightly humbling for balancing the narrow boat, especially when u need to move in sync with another person in the boat –your instructor. Get set to paddle away to glory &have a lot of fun while enjoying this unique experience.
In today’s day and age where all things natural are a fad, why leave a natural Jacuzzi behind? At Dandeli you get to experience this all natural therapy – a rejuvenating massage from the hosts themselves: the rapids of the river Kali. In order to witness this rare phenomenon you need to travel to one of the islands near Dandeli A short boat ride thereafter will take you to the premises where nature is at its therapeutic best. The random gushing stream suddenly seems to know how to custom create a unique massage session for you. Enjoy the massage thoroughly – it’s free.
Coracle is a small boat, round and saucer like shape made out of bamboo and tanned buffalo hide. This is usually used by Gillies, an experienced small fisherman for fishing. You have to be lucky enough to sail in it and have closer look of nature. Some times you can also use this to visit islands, crossing the river and to watch even crocodiles. As coracles do not many any sound to disturb the living creatures nearby river you get a chance of sighting many of them.
Dandeli is a natural habitat for wildlife. Safaris in open jeeps into the Dandeli wildlife sanctuary accompanied by trained naturalists are the best way to view wildlife. More than 300 species of Birds, Black Panther , Tiger , Bison, deer and Malabar giant squirrels are common in Dandeli jungle. Early morning will be very suitable for bird watching.
Burma Bridge is constructed with three parallel ropes placed in a triangular fashion at an elevation. You walk on the bottom thick rope while holding onto the other two ropes for support. Walking on the rope requires great focus and stamina. If you crave for an adrenaline rush, then this package is perfect for you. Get away from the mechanical urban life and be part of this thrilling adventure to get a new lease of life. Though, this amazing sport was initially used during war times to cross over terrains where building bridges was a rarity. Today, it is one of the major adventure activity suited even for team building. People venture into this thrilling activity for fun and excitement. If you are willing to try out something new then this is the perfect exciting activity to venture into.
Zipline is another popular adventure activity at Dandeli. A pulley will be suspended on a cable that is mounted on an incline. It is designed to enable a user propelled by gravity to travel from the top to the bottom of the inclined cable by holding on to, or attaching to, the freely moving pulley. Zip-lines come in many forms, most often used as a means of entertainment and Adventure.
Dandeli forest is famous for nesting birds. There are about 300 species of birds in and around Dandeli, they include migrated birds eve. Dandeli Jungle is a home for 4 species of hornbills out of world’s 9 species. More existence of hornbills in this vicinity indicates the presence of thick forest. You are more surprised if you know that they need about 20 verities of fruits out of which some and poisonous for human beings. Bird watching is usually done early in the morning which is suitable time for spotting birds which come out in search of food. One need good patience in this activity for keen observation of birds.
To explore and enjoy the natural beauty of the mountains valleys, the flora and fauna, the strong and adventurous people venture in to the forest on foot and experience the natural beauty. You will experience of walking long distance in the Dandeli forest and along the Kali river. You will experience many new things while trekking. You can visit to good old Jungleshwar Temple and some more things like the place of burial of the British officer on the top of the mountain. You may also get a chance of sighting many wildlife of Dandeli if you maintain silence during this activity. Usually this takes place early in the morning which is really good for your health and you are twice gifted chanced of getting fresh air to fill your lungs and other is you learn more from nature by being closer to it.