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Overview

Trekking in Maharashtra is one of the best things that you can do. The green-clad hills of western ghats and the Sahyadris make up for great trekking routes through the forests and to the top, offering stunning views of the monsoon gifted area.

This monsoon special trek takes you through the most unique trekking experience of the region, the Andharban Forest. Literally meaning the 'Dark Forest', Andharban is famous amongst trekkers for the scenic views of the area, the beautiful dense foliage of the woods around and a breathtaking trekking experience on a ridge. Starting from the Base Village of Pimpri, the trek begins from the Pimpri Dam and ends at the amazing Bhira Dam. Experience seeing some of the most amazing valleys that get a whole new shade of green and beauty in the monsoons, making the entire experience worth capturing.

About the Activity:
- Meet at the designated pickup point and start your journey to the base village of Pimpri.
- Get freshened up and have your breakfast at Pimpri, before getting a short briefing and introduction of the experience
- Start trekking from the Pimpri Dam and venture into the Andharban Forest.
- The trek distance will be 13 km.
- After a short Lunch Break, resume the trek to reach the Bhira Dam, which is the end point of the trek and from where you will get the return transfer to Mumbai

Pick-up Points :

  • 11:45 pm: Chitra Cinema Dadar (East) (First Pickup Point)
  • 12:05 am: K-Star Mall, Chembur (Second Pickup Point)
Trek Difficulty- Medium

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Andharban 'Dark Forest Trek'

    Begin by getting picked from your chosen pickup location in the night.

    06:00 - Arrive at the base village of Pimpri early in the morning and get freshened up. Breakfast will be served shortly after.

    07:00 - After a short session of briefing and introduction of the trek, you will start the hike to the woods of Andharban from the Pimpri Dam. You will get scintillating views of the Kundalika Valley and the various mountain ranges of Tamhini ghat

    You will walk in the forests, going downhill for a while, before stopping for a short lunch break.

    The trek then resumes and goes until you reach Bhira Dam in the late hours of the afternoon.

    16:00 - From here, you will be transferred back to Mumbai through a bus.

Meal

    7
  • Breakfast and Lunch (Veg.)

Activity

    7
  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

    7
  • Morning tea and evening tea with snacks
  • 7
  • All permits, tolls and parking fees
  • 7
  • First Aid Kit

Transport

    7
  • Bus transport from and to Mumbai (Non-A/C bus)

Things To Carry

    7
  • Valid Identity proof
  • 7
  • A bottle of water (at least 2 Ltrs).
  • 7
  • Good quality trekking shoes with proper grip, an extra pair of socks
  • 7
  • Light snacks and ready-to-eat food items
  • 7
  • Monsoon jacket
  • 7
  • Personal medication
  • 7
  • Camera
  • 7
  • Extra pair of clothes.
  • 7
  • Toiletries (Napkin, tissue paper, facewash etc.)
  • 7
  • Proper backpack and light packing

Advisory

    7
  • Mineral water and beverages are not included in the package cost.
  • 7
  • Any personal expenses, items of personal nature or anything not mentioned specifically under the inclusion labels is to be considered an exclusion.
  • 7
  • Smoking, consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicants is strictly prohibited before or during the experience.
  • 7
  • Remember that there is no space to freshen up or washroom facility at the top of the trek.
  • 7
  • It is advised that the travelers pack light for the trek.
  • 7
  • Floaters and sandals are a strict no for the trek, and hence you must wear good quality shoes meant for trekking.
  • 7
  • Regarding any sort of permissions (trekking or forest department), kindly check with your operator before the start of the trek.

Tour Type

    7
  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

    7
  • 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

    7
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

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