Backwoods Rio Holi

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    Hey there, clean face. *splashes colors on your face* Bura na mano! We are only here to make your Holi better. After all, we’ve had enough of the ‘thand’ all this while. Abb ‘thandai’ ki baari hai!

    Are you someone who’ve always come up with the most unique ideas to drench your friends in colors? Then why not let us drench your soul with the most unique itinerary for Holi?

    Yes. You heard it right. We’ve planned the perfect Holi for you, filled with the vibrant colors of nature. A Holi away from the chaos of life and close to the numberless joys. Excited to be a part of it? Let’s go!

    Why Holi only with HikerWolf?

    HikerWolf is always up to new ideas for organizing its new events. This time it’s Holi at an amazing villa surrounded by greenery and a swimming pool.

    • We are a pack of fun wolfs, never let you bore yourself when we are traveling all together with loads of music and games, and making friends not only with our pack but also some other travelers.
    • We always make sure no one in our pack feels unwelcomed so there is delicious breakfast always welcoming you.
    • When it’s us, The HikerWolf it’s impossible if there is no fun and no pagal-panti so morning Holi clubbing (while not disturbing the nature) with eco-friendly colors is must with amazing dhinchak songs, some of our choice and more of yours.
    • Covered with colors? Why not let us take you to the river and jump into the water all together splashing all over. Scared? Don’t worry we already checked, the river is perfectly safe, not so deep, not so fast and we promise there are no piranhas.  
    • We bring fun, Masti, and craziness, and fun brings hungry tummy, and HikerWolf is always ready to with some tasty- tasty lunch.
    • We don’t end our plans without treating and tricking our own people with loads of games, gaane-shaane, and some unique thumkas.
    • We never leave any place without photoshoots and some weird and crazy faces selfies sessions, capturing the memories in our camera and promise to meet again.

    Brief Itinerary

    • Report at CSMT station by 7:15 am. Meet and greet with fellow travelers and board the Khopoli Fast local at 7:30 am. Reach Vangani 9 am.
    • Head straight to HikerWolf’s Backwoods Rio Holi location via local transportation.
    • Relax and soak in the beauty of nature. Engage in the most delicious breakfast as you get into the mood.
    • Start celebrating a riverside Holi with eco-friendly colors and make joyous memories on the go.
    • Play Holi in the river water without polluting the water with colors.
    • Have lunch back at the villa.
    • Games and activities after lunch.
    • Leave for Mumbai by 6 PM.


    • Transportation to and from Vangani station to the Site
    • Breakfast
    • Access to the swimming pool
    • Access to the property and the Villa
    • Lunch
    • Hi-Tea and Evening Snacks
    • Washroom Facilities
    • Fun Games
    • First Aid
    • Eco-Friendly Colors
    • Drinking-Water
    • Parking Facility


    • Train ticket to and from Vangani Station
    • Insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    Note: It is recommended to get some extra eco-friendly colors to make this celebration grand. 

    Villa Images

    Detailed Itinerary:

    What’s up? Your clothes look too clean for Holi, mah friend. Just kidding.

    As soon as we reach Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj station by 7:15 am, we socialize and say hello to the most fun-loving, enthusiastic people who are joining us for Holi. *Pro-tip- During the meet and greet session, you might as well plan and decide which face out of the lot would you really like to ruin with colors, lol! *

    Once we warm up, we board the Khopoli Fast Local train to reach Vangani by 9 am. The Holi mood will start to set in ever since we board the train. Throughout the journey, we engage in fun, frolic, jokes, snacks and back to back besura songs. And within that one and a half hours, you realize that every one of us belongs to the same tribe and has the same spirit animals. Isn’t that awesome?

    Now that we’ve reached the Vangani station, let’s drag our free-spirited souls to a place that is sure to make you feel so close to nature. We head towards HikerWolf’s Backwoods Rio villa. For those who have been waiting for this, we can bet, you wouldn’t have had a better Holi than celebrating it amidst the vibrant colors of nature.

    As soon as you reach, you realize that you are in for a real treat. Imagine spending an entire day far away from the hustle and bustle of the town, right next to a beautiful flowing river and multitudes of birds chirping to welcome the spring season. You should totally try and soak in your surroundings as soon as you reach. Take a walk through the evergreen backyard, immerse into the vibes by relaxing underneath an enchanting Gazebo amidst countless trees that’s sure to take your breath away.

    By now, you must be lost in the scene. So why not have a delicious breakfast? Our breakfast session is not just having eating. It’s about engaging in small talks, in-depth talks and getting to know each other while we eat. After all, each one of us has arrived from different walks of life. And nothing better than to explore each other’s story over a sumptuous meal and loads and loads of thandai.

    Now, the time is finally here! It’s time to play with colors. All our colors are eco-friendly and do not cause harm to nature. So here, fellow Spartans, welcome to your battle-field. At the count of 1, 2 and 3… ATTACK!

    Songs. Laughter Unlimited Dhinchaks. And some never-experienced-before madness. We experience it all. We giggle with joy. We dance underneath sprinkles of colors. We play hide and seek while splashing colors on each other. In short, we make the most out of the moment.

    And with a swimming pool in our villa, why not jump into the water together and lose ourselves to heaps of joys? 

    After the most happening session of the year, does your tummy growl, my dear?

    We are aware of that. So may you please, my honor, head to the lawn? Because the yummiest lunch is waiting for you! But before that, all of us ‘ghost-looking creatures’ must take a group selfie. So here, Say cheeeeeese ^_^

    Some fun awaits you even after lunch! Because we have some of the craziest games and activities lined up for you crazy peeps. Dance, crazy beats, story sessions, games, etc. Won’t spill the beans much. Let that be a surprise, my friend?

    We’re sure you are going to have a difficult time controlling your smile while we head back to the station. After all, you’ve splashed uncountable joys and soaked yourself in so much fun throughout the day. And we’re glad we could be a part of it. But as they say, good things come in small pockets. So we might have to wait for another year to celebrate Holi again.

    But trust us, we bring you colors in all seasons of the year. You can absolutely be a part of any of our trips lined up throughout the year! And we promise, the friendships that have started today, are sure to continue for the rest of your lives. Until then, adios. And see you VERY soon.

    Meeting Points

    CSMT Station at 7:15am

    Directly at the venue @ 10:00am


    Things to carry

    • Comfortable Footwear
    • Extra Set of Clothes
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Waterproof Bag
    • Towel
    • Camera
    • Extra eco-friendly colors
    • Basic Toiletry
    • An extra bag to keep your wet clothes
    • Personal Medicines if any


    1. Can I join solo?

    Answer: Of course you can, we always have people joining solo and they go back home making many new friends.

    1. Is this event kids friendly?

    Answer: Yes, The event is kids friendly

    1. How much do I have to pay for my kid?

    Answer: Kid below 5 year- Free

    From 5 years to 12 years- 30% of the ticket value

    Above 12 years- full payment

    1. Is this event happening on private property?

    Answer: Yes

    1. Is this event pets friendly?

    Answer: No

    1. Is car parking available at the venue?

    Answers: Yes

    1. How and when will your team coordinate with me?

    Answer: One day before the event and share all the necessary details and information will be shared via Whats app.

    1. Will I get Jain food?

    Answer: Yes

    1. Will there be proper washroom and Bathroom facilities?

    Answer: Yes, there are proper well constructed western and Indian toilets and Bathrooms available.

    1. Will you be proving eco-friendly colors?

    Answer: Yes, we will be providing a limited amount of colors, but you can get extra for yourself.

      Facebook Reviews


        positive review  Perfect location for party The music and the atmosphere were great and we really enjoyed the party Nice breakfast and tasty food

        Amit Gupta Avatar Amit Gupta
        January 2, 2020

        positive review  recently joined holi event with hikerwolf. must say best holi till now.loved the event.passionate team members, lots of enthusiasm and lively atmosphere.loved it like anything. woluld love to attend more such events with you guys .

        Shankar Ambiga Avatar Shankar Ambiga
        March 17, 2020

        positive review  Trilling says....!!go out explore the world explore the mother nature love with high mountain everything is pure joy ....!! PEACE...! Ah mmmm I REALLY LOVE IT #HIKERWOLF BEST experience with the team of Hikerwolf good service, Person with safety guide !! Enjoy and etc...!! ❤❤❤❤

        Shubham Kumar Avatar Shubham Kumar
        August 27, 2019

        positive review  Had the best time on my birthday with hikerwolf and the crew. Amazing location, great people, well planned arrangements, fun activities, warm hearted locals, delicious home cooked food and a crew that put in extra efforts to make everyone feel comfortable. To add to all of this, the crew and the people ensured good vibes and became a part of my birthday celebration thereby making it my BEST BIRTHDAY so far! Looking forward to more trips with Hikerwolf and team! 🤟🤟🤟

        Vinayak Gawankar Avatar Vinayak Gawankar
        January 27, 2020

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