Pritam Hotel is a popular landmark in Dadar, accessible via local transport. The hotel is located at a 10-minute walking distance from the Dadar railway station.
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On this sunrise trek to Andharban, go trekking under the dark cover of a dense forest in the Western Ghats. With a 8-km trail that leads downhill for the most part, your trek through Andharban will take you over several ponds, rivers, waterfalls and streams. Here, you can dip your feet in the cool waters and catch beautiful morning views of the Sahyadri mountains. Trekking through the wilderness of rural Maharashtra, you’ll get spectacular nocturnal views of the Bhira Dam, Pimpri Dam and the Kundalika Valley.
This trek will lead you over a downhill trail of relatively easy difficulty, making it perfect for fit beginners as well as experienced trekkers.
Located near the Pawna Lake, at a 1-hr driving distance away from Lonavala, the forests of Andharban are a popular trekking destination. With unfiltered morning views of the Sahyadri mountain ranges, trekkers are attracted to the thrilling experience of hiking at the crack of dawn. Andharban, literally called ‘a dark forest’, is crisscrossed with several ponds, rivers and waterfalls that make the trek even more exciting.
Embark on a trek to Andharban, literally called 'a dark forest'. | Catch beautiful morning views of the mountains and forests of the Sahyadris. | Trek from the Pimpri Dam to the Bhira Dam.
Arrive at the pick-up location near Dadar railway station by 00:05 hrs. Here, you'll board private, shared vehicles that will take you to the Pimpri Dam. After a 6-hr drive, you'll arrive at the start point of the trek where you'll have breakfast and get ready for the trek. After trekking through the dense forests of Andharban for a few hours, you'll halt in open fields of paddy for a packed lunch. Resume trekking and cross several waterfalls and ponds to arrive at the Bhira Dam. Here, you'll board vehicles that will transport you back to Mumbai. You'll arrive in the city by 21:00 hrs. Your trip ends here.
Your trip ends before nightfall.
Your trip begins at the Pritam Hotel in Dadar by 00:05 hrs. Travel to Andharban will be arranged in private, shared vehicles. Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch. Breakfast will be before beginning the trek, while a packed lunch will be served en route to Bhira Dam. Your trip ends as you return back to the Pritam Hotel in Dadar by 21:00 hrs, subject to traffic conditions.
Breakfast | Lunch
For cancellations more than 15 days before departure of the Andharban trek: 75% refund.
For cancellations made 10-15 days before departure of the Andharban trek: 50% refund.
For cancellations made less than 10 days before departure of the Andharban trek: 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.