You'll have to catch the 14:42 hours fast local from CST to Asangaon. If you miss this train, you will miss the trip.
Head out for a weekend in the wild Sahyadris, where you'll enjoy a night of camping and stargazing. You'll be driven to Dehne, where the light pollution is low, the skies are clear, and a gazillion stars twinkle overhead. As the night falls and the temperature drops, a campfire is lit, and you'll enjoy games and music. Once the sky is dark enough, you'll gather around an expert who will point out the constellations and tell you the stories behind them. After this magical session of stargazing, you'll eat a hearty dinner, enjoy the rest of the night, and finally retire to your tents for the night.
Dehne village lies in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, away from big cities and bright lights, perfectly situated for a session of stargazing. It's also the starting point for a number of treks in the Sahyadris. From your campsite, you'll be able to see Ajoba Hills, Ratangad Fort and the Sandhan Valley, and you'll also witness a golden sunrise that bathes the entire region in an amber hue.
Camp under a star-lit sky. | Indulge in historical and mythological tales of stars with an experienced guide. | Draw constellations and figures in the clear night sky. | Enjoy a fun-filled bonfire at the campsite.
You'll board the 14:40 hours fast train from CST station to Asangaon, and will get to Asangaon Station at 16:30 hours. You'll meet the rest of the team here and will be driven to Dehne (by 18:00 hrs). You'll be able to freshen up at the village and then head to the campsite, where tents are set up. As evening falls, a campfire is lit, and you'll enjoy some games and light music. After a hearty dinner at 21:00 hours, you will gather around the expert guide who will help you spot many constellations. You'll spend some time stargazing, before its time to retire. Overnight in tents.
Overnight stay in tents.
You'll be driven from Asangaon station to Dehne, and can freshen up at the village before heading to the campsite. You'll spend most of the evening stargazing and spotting constellations. When you're tired, you can retire to the tents that will be allotted to you on triple sharing basis. You'll have to carry your own sleeping bag or blanket and you can keep some light snacks and a small water bottle handy. Your meals for today include evening snacks and a delicious dinner.
Snacks | Dinner
If cancellation done 10 days or more before the departure of the stargazing camp at Dehne: 75% of the trip cost will be refunded.
If cancellation is done 5-10 days prior to the departure of the stargazing camp at Dehne: 50% will be refunded.
If the cancellation is done 0-5 days prior to the departure of the stargazing camp at Dehne: no refund.
No show: no refund.
If you wish to transfer your booking to someone else, or reschedule to another date, the cancellation policy will apply, and only the applicable refund amount will be transferred or rescheduled.
Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited during the stargazing camp at Dehne.
You must stick with your group at all times.
No damage should be inflicted on monuments or natural environments.
You must adhere to the instructions of the guide at all times.
Taking photos or selfie near the edges are not allowed.
Participants are requested to carry trash back to the city and dispose it in dustbins.