Being a metropolitan city, you can easily reach Shivaji Nagar or Swargate via local transport.
The Andharban trek takes you deep into the thick forests of the Sahyadris. Known for its rich tree cover, the sunlight hardly penetrates the trail of Andharban trek. During this trek, you’ll encompass beautiful sights of waterfalls, indigenous birds and glimpses of the gorgeous Kundalika Valley all the way till you reach Bhira Dam.
With a non-strenuous trek route with just a few shards of sunlight to navigate your way, makes this trek exhilarating, especially for nature lovers. It offers city dwellers a perfect escape into the deeper crevices of Maharashtra’s lush beauty.
The trek across the Andharban jungle is an easy trek and suitable for beginners.
Situated within the Tamhini Ghat, the Andharban forest lies within the Sahyadris of Maharashtra. For this trek, you’ll begin your journey from Pune from where you’ll travel up to the Tamhini Ghat via bus. From there, through a series of beautiful landscapes and destinations, you’ll begin your trek within the Andharban Forest. With a few slippery slopes, your trek route mainly consists of a downhill route. You’ll end your journey at the Bhira Dam from where you’ll board the bus back to Pune.
Feel the thrill of trekking in a dark Andharban forest. | Spot elusive birds in the jungle. | Catch views of mountains and valleys. | Explore the wooded mountain-side of Maharashtra.
Arrive at the pick-up point in Shivaji Nagar by 06:00 hrs today and board the bus to Tamhini Ghat. En route the journey, there will also be a pick-up from Swargate area by 06:30 hrs. You'll reach the start point of the Tamhini Ghat by 08:00 hrs and undergo a thorough briefing. Post breakfast, you'll begin your trek through the dark forest of Andharban. After trekking for a while, you'll take a break to feast on a packed lunch. Post lunch, you'll begin your descent towards Bhira Dam and board the bus to Pune. You'll reach Shivajinagar by 20:00 hrs approximately. Your trip ends here.
Your trip ends before nightall.
The pick-up points for the Andharban Trek are at Shivaji nagar at 06:00 hrs and Swargate at 06:30. Today's meal package includes breakfast en route your journey followed by a packed lunch during the trek. Besides this you'll also be offered energy drinks.
Breakfast | Lunch | Evening Snacks
For cancellations made between 1 week to 48 hrs before the departure of the Andharban trek: 50% refund.
For cancellations made less than 48 hrs before the departure of the Andharban trek: No refund.
No show: No refund.
All cancellations/refunds on this trip will be processed after a deduction of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next and is applicable for all cancellations.
Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited
You must stick with your group at all times during the trek.
No damage should be inflicted on monuments or natural environments during the Andharban trek.
You must adhere to the instructions of the trek leader at all times during the trek.
Taking photos or selfies near the edges of cliffs is not allowed.