What do we have for our visitors?

  • A ready Mahadwar (Grand Main Door) eager to welcome you.
  • A five-fold square for playing traditional games such as zimma, fugdi, mangalagauri, hide and seek, khamb- khamb khamboli, one leg race etc.
  • A kitchen replete with a wood-burning kitchen stove (chulha) for serious cooking besides others there is the traditional mixer-grinder called “jate” and “ukhal” and the old way of churning out butter using a rumbler! Enjoy photography with all these !
  • A majghar ( Backhouse) and sopa (veranda) for playing sitting games such as cards, kachpani, snake- ladder etc.
  • Rooms adorned with antique wooden doors and  arched windows , wooden beds,desk,fine wooden chairs and glass lanterns….the kinds you last saw at some long-lost relations’ in a far-off village!
  • The main hall known as Diwankhana with seven massive wooden columns and a carved roof resplendent with delicate designs and glass lanterns giving a fine sense of traditions that was part of life in the golden era long gone past.
  • For water, well there is the well! You just need to pull it up using a bucket and pulley! Hard work…pays! Enjoy photography with all these !
  • Written names on the trees for getting acquainted with the traditional trees
  • An Open-air theatre to present one’s innate theatric abilities before a selected audience!
  • Spend leisure time on benches or a “Para” ie., a traditional sit-out under a tree  
  • Devghar (temple in house) for morning and evening prayers.
  • In rainy season, there is a lively water stream with a bridge over it.
  • Enjoy children's games such as surparambya (artificial), lagori, viti dandu, bhowara, saripat, mamacha patra harawala, jumping on string, lezim etc.
  • Read select classics in Marathi and English literature available in the wada library.
  • Children can indulge in special paper art work or play traditional games like kite flying, lantern making, constructing replicas of famous forts….and more.
  • Enjoy indoor games such as carom, chess, cards, business, housie etc or if the weather permits, outdoor games such as cricket, badminton
  • Get yourself Photographed in traditional Maharashtrain attire available in wada (extra charges for the same)
  • Enjoy bird watching (the feathered ones that is!)
  • Trek through the valley down to the village (on your own)
  • Savor wild, summer seasonal fruits like jamun,mangos etc
  • In rainy season, you can enjoy the wonderful sight of myriads of waterfalls on the mountains and behind them you can enjoy the beauty of Kolwan valley under clouds.
  • Enjoy adventure sports such as rock climbing, archery, shooting, commando rope, zip line and similar activity held at Girivan (extra charges for the same)

 

Sites in the vicinity of Dhepe wada

  • Tamhini ghat
  • Tikona, Tung and Lohagad forts
  • Satyasai Baba temple at Hadashi
  • Chinmay Vibhuti
  • Walen and Pawana dams