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Overview

Sandhan Valley is considered to be one of the most scenic and adventurous regions of the Sahyadris in Maharashtra. Trekking and many other activities that take place here have pulled the status of the place to a class that's unbeatable. If you combine with that the amazing, summertime fireflies treks of Maharashtra, the whole experience becomes somewhat unique and worth taking a chance at. 
This trek starts with your arrival in Kasara, from where the transfer to Samrad will happen, followed by a firefly trek and then dinner. 
About the activity:
- For people arriving from Pune, there will be transport arranged for you to the base village and for people coming from Mumbai, you can take a train for Kasara, where you will be taken to the base village by private transfer.
- In the village of Samrad, you will have a trek to sightsee fireflies in the wild. After dinner that night, you will catch some sleep in the homestay
- After an early breakfast, you will start the trek at about 6 AM
- After coming back from the trek, lunch will be served, followed by a transfer to Pune or Kasara Railway station for Mumbai. This will mark the end of trip.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Samrad

    For people arriving from Pune, transport will be arranged at 11 AM that will take you to Samrad, the base village.

    For people coming from Mumbai, you will have to take a train from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja Terminus to arrive in Kasara before 4 PM. You will then be taken to Samrad.

    After arrival, you will be beginning the fireflies trek to search for the glowing creatures.

    This is followed by Dinner and an overnight stay in a local's house.

  • Day 2 - Trekking in the area

    This morning after an early breakfast, you will begin trekking in the area at about 6 in the morning

    You will be served lunch at the end of the trek. After enjoying the views of the area around, the transfer to Pune and Kasara Railway Station will begin, marking the end of this expedition.

Stay

    7
  • Stay in dorms in a homestay

Meal

    7
  • 1 each of Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Activity

    7
  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

    7
  • Guide Charges
  • 7
  • Permits for the trek as required
  • 7
  • First Aid Kit

Transport

    7
  • Transfer from Pune and Kasara railway station to and from the base village

Things To Carry

    7
  • Backpack
  • 7
  • Plastic bag to cover the inside of Backpack
  • 7
  • Extra pair of clothes and socks
  • 7
  • Water Bottle
  • 7
  • Energizers and personal medicines
  • 7
  • Comfortable clothing and something warm like a sweater
  • 7
  • Trekking shoes
  • 7
  • Torch and an extra pair of batteries
  • 7
  • Camera
  • 7
  • Identity Proof
  • 7
  • Toiletries
  • 7
  • Cap, goggles, sunscreen, moisturizer, mosquito repellent etc.
  • 7
  • Mat and/or sleeping bag

Advisory

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  • The timings mentioned in the itinerary are tentative and are subject to change
  • 7
  • It is a weather dependent activity, hence we or the operator does not take responsibility in case the traveler does not see any fireflies during the trek

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

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