• Trip introduction

    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.

    Destination highlights

    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.

    Activity Details




    13 kms

    6 hrs

    13 kms

    Trip details
  • Andharban Jungle Trek

    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.

    Day 1 Milestone



    06:00 AM


    Breakfast | Lunch | Evening Snacks

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  • Cancellation policy

    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.

    Rules on trip

    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.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The pick-up points for the Andharban trek are from Shivajinagar at 06:00 hrs and from Swargate at 06:30 hrs. The drop-off point is at Shivaji Nagar by 20:00 hrs.

    Any additional expenses that occur due to unforseen circumstances during this Andharban trek have to be borne by the participant.

    In case of any loss, damage or acciden during the Andharban trek, the operator will not be held responsible.

    The operator reserves the right to modify/cancel the itinerary of the Andharban trek without any prior notice incase of accidents or natural calamities.
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  • Includes / Excludes


    • Transport from Pune to Pune via non ac bus

    • Breakfast
    • Packed lunch
    • Evening snacks
    • Energy drink
    • Any equipment required for the trek
    • Forest entry fee
    • First aid kit
    • Trek Guide
    • All applicable taxes


    • Extra meals

    • Any additional expenses caused due to unforseen circumstances
    • Personal expenses
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Trekking shoes
    • Full sleeved t-shirts
    • Full pant
    • Sweater
    • Jacket
    • Muffler
    • Scarf
    • Gloves
    • Socks
    • Windcheater
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewelry and watches
    • Hard luggage
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Jholas or sling bags

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Non AC bus
    • First aid kit
    • Any equipment required for the trek

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Backpack
    • Waterbottle
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Dry Snacks
    • Sunblock
    • Toiletries
    • Camera
    • Torch with batteries
    • Extra money
    • ID proof
    • Sunglasses
    • Hat/cap

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.