The Travel Cafe is a popular landmark in Pune accessible via local transport. It is located on the Senapati Bapat Road, near J. W. Marriott hotel.
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On this trek to Andharban, you'll explore the thick, monsoon-fed forests of the Western Ghats. You'll trek on a unique, descending trail that begins near the Pimpri Dam and ends near the Bhira Dam. En route, it'll lead you through a dense jungle criss-crossed with waterfalls, ponds and river streams. Trekking in the Tamhini Ghat valley, you'll rediscover the flourishing greenery brought on by heavy rain showers all over the Sahyadri mountain ranges.
This trek to Andharban takes you over a relatively easy, descending trail, making it perfect for fit beginners as well as experienced trekkers.
The Andharban jungle is a unique ecosystem of trees, bushes, shrubs and greenery. Laid over the mountains of Western Ghats near the Mulshi Dam, the forest attracts nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts every monsoon. Literally meaning 'the dark forest', the dense Andharban is often known to cloud out the sunlight, even during the day!
Travel deep into the heart of nature on a trek to Andharban. | Click amazing photos from vantage points along the trek to Andharban. | Catch spectacular morning views of the Sahyadri mountain ranges. | Embark on a unique, descending trail in rural Maharashtra.
Meet your fellow trekkers and the trek leader at The Travel Cafe in Pune by 06:30 hrs. Here, you'll board a private, non-AC bus that will take you to the start point of the trek. After a 2-hr drive, you'll arrive at the base village where you'll have breakfast before beginning the trek to Andharban. You'll spend the next few hours trekking in the dark forests of Andharban until you arrive at the end point. En route, you'll halt to have lunch. From the end point near the Bhira Dam, you'll board vehicles and travel back to Pune. Your trip ends here.
Your trip ends before nightfall.
Your trip begins at The Travel Cafe in Pune by 06:30 hrs. Travel to the start point of the Andharban trek will be arranged in private, non-AC bus. Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch.
Breakfast | Lunch
For any cancellations made after booking the Andharban trek: 70% refund.
No show: No refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.
Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Andharban.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.