Andharban Trek (Ex-Mumbai)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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  • Duration in Days
  • 30
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Trekking
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  • Trip introduction

    Maharashtra’s dense, dark forest Andharban trek takes you on a mystical trail through the Sahyadris. This trek is a full descent trek, so won't have you puffing and panting, but it's still a challenge. You'll walk through a forest that is so thick that it's always dim here, hence the name 'Andharban' or 'dark forest'. Cross water streams, clamber over mossy stones, and navigate slippery trails with waterfalls gushing down on all sides. You be descending all the way, to emerge near Bhira dam, with splendid views of the Kundalika river.

    Destination

    The Andharban trek is a monsoon must-do in Maharashtra! The unique light conditions in the forest allow a rich biodiversity, so you can expect to see wildflowers, rare butterflies, and plenty of birds here. You'll also come across many natural pools and ponds to take a quick dip in.

    Destination highlights

    • Trek through Maharashtra’s dark forest.
    • Cross fabulous water streams and take dips in natural pools on your trail.
    • Get splendid views of the Kundalika Valley, Bhira dam and the mountain ranges of Tamhini Ghat on this trek.
    • Enjoy this unique complete descent trek.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Consumption of alcohol, tobacco or substances that will alter your state of mind is strictly prohibited before, during or after the Andharban trek.

    Since it is a nature trek, any form of littering is not permitted.

    Cancellation policy

    If you cancel the Andharban trek 0-7 days prior to the departure date: 100% of the trek price will be refunded.

    If you cancel the Andharban trek 8 days or more before the departure date: 50% of the trek price will be forfeited.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    All decisions made by the operator are final. During the camp, the participants shall abide by the instructions and decisions of the trek leader.

    The operator will not be responsible for any losses incurred for any train/air/bus/taxi bookings, due to cancellation of the Andharban Trek.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Pritam Hotel, Dadar
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    Drop off point
    Pritam Hotel, Dadar
    Mode of transport
    Public transport
    Start point
    Pimpri
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    End point
    Bhira Dam
    Time of departure
    10:00 PM
    Time of return
    08:30 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    7 hrs
    Total distance covered
    13 kms
    Start point elevation
    2100 feet
    Maximum elevation
    2100 feet
    Minimum elevation
    2047 feet
    Average per day distance
    13 kms
  • Andharban Trek - Depart from Mumbai

    Report at 22:00 hrs to catch the overnight bus to the start point. You'll be spending most of the night on the bus.

    Andharban Trek - Trek day

    You'll arrive in Pimpri by arond 06:30 hrs, in time for breakfast. After a round of introductions and a briefing session, by about 07:00 hrs, the trek begins. You'll cross water streams and stop at waterfalls, before it's time to stop for lunch at 12:30 hrs. By about 16:30 hrs, you'll emerge at Bhira Dam. Here you'll stop for tea and have a while to rest. By 17:30, you'll board vehicles and will depart. You'll be dropped off at your home cities later that evening. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pritam Hotel, Dadar
    End point
    Pritam Hotel, Dadar
    Day start time
    10:00 PM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pritam Hotel, Dadar
    End point
    Pritam Hotel, Dadar
    Day start time
    06:30 AM
    Trekking distance
    13 kms
    Trekking time
    7 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Return transport from Dadar by private vehicle
    • Breakfast, packed lunch and evening tea on Day 2
    • Professional guide and expertise
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Insurance of any kind
    • Personal expenses like additional meals, beverages, snacks, etc

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • A pair of synthetic track pants
    • Full sleeve T-shirt
    • Raincoat
    • Jacket
    • Socks
    • Trekking shoes
      What not to Wear
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Expensive jewellery or watches

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Transport by private vehicle from Dadar-Pimpri-Dadar
    • First aid kit
      You need to get
    • Water bottle
    • Dry snacks
    • Cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Backpack
    • Camera (optional)
    • ID proof
    • Raincoat
    • Change of clothes

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Andharban Trek - Depart from Mumbai

    You will board private vehicles and will be driven from Dadar to Pimpri. Most of the night will be spent on the bus. It's recommended that you carry a light shawl or bedsheet to stay warm on the bus, as well as some snacks and water for the journey. No meals are provided today.

    Andharban Trek - Trek day

    Today you'll be setting off on your trek. You'll be provided with breakfast, a packed lunch and evening tea. By about 17:30 hrs, you'll board vehicles to return to your city. Dinner will not be provided to you today.

    Food

    No meals provided today
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    Food

    Breakfast
    Packed lunch
    Evening tea
    Food variations
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  • Marker on map shows trip start point.