Timings : Open until 5:00 PM
Time Required : 1 hour
Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
Permission : Required
Boating : Available (Prior permission required)
The Koyna Dam is built on Koyana River that originates from Mahabaleshwar and is nestled between the Sahyadris in the Western Ghats. The massive structure is spread across 891 square km. The drive from Chiplun this place goes through majestic dense forests, plateaus, lush green meadows and scintillating Navna waterfalls.
It is not allowed to visit the dam, however, the travellers can take permission letter which is issued in Pune. Spending the sunrise and sunset by the Koyna dam and its surrounding Nehru Park or staying at MTDC's Koyana Resort. is one of the popular things to do.
With proper permissions taken before the visit (from Pune), a provision is made to take travellers to the heart of the dam on a boat. Each boat accommodates 10-15 adults with boating experiences offered by both, government authorities and private establishments. Private establishments charge a very high rate as compared to the government authorities, but are open at all times; as against the government authorities which have fixed timings. You can see the mighty entrance gates of the dam from the cruise.
$ 61 onwards
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