Andharban Trek (Ex-Pune)
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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Rs. 1,050
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Rs. 1,050
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  • Duration in Days
  • 30
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    Group Size
  • 14
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Cultural (2)

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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.


    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.

    The bus will also pick up from Kharadi at 04:30 hours, Shivaji Nagar at 05:00 hours and Chandani Chowk at 05:30 hours.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Pune Railway Station at 04:45 hours
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    Drop off point
    Pune Railway Station
    Mode of transport
    Private transport
    Start point
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    End point
    Bhira Dam
    Time of departure
    04:30 AM
    Time of return
    07:30 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

    You will be picked up at Pune railway station at 04:45 hrs and will get to Pimpri by about 06:30 hrs. After a round of introductions and a briefing session while you eat breakfast, you will begin the Andharban trek. 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
    Pune railway station
    End point
    Pune railway station
    Day start time
    04:45 AM
    Trekking distance
    13 kms
    Trekking time
    7 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

    • Return transport to Pune by private vehicle
    • Breakfast, packed lunch and evening tea
    • Professional guide and expertise
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes
    • 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 Pune-Pimpri-Pune
    • 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

    You will be driven from Pune to Pimpri and from Bhira to Pune. 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.


    Packed lunch
    Evening tea
    Food variations
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