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  • Trip introduction

    This trip in Karjat is a perfect combo for nature lovers and adventurers. On the first day, you will stay in tents beside the Morbe Dam and embark on a trek to Sondai Fort the next day. You will also get a chance to rappel down 200 ft while descending from Sondai Fort.

    At the campsite, you will feast on veg and non-veg barbeque and traditional Maharashtrian cuisine. Watch the sunset over the hills of the Western Ghats and later, sit before the bonfire and share stories with your loved ones.

    Destination

    The Morbe Dam is a gravity dam on the Dhavari River in the Raigad district of Maharashtra and is the main water source for Navi Mumbai city. On this trip, you will be staying in tents pitched beside the Morbe Lake and enjoy the distant views of the Sahradris.

    The Sondai Fort is located at a 30-mins drive from Karjat in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. The fort provides gorgeous views of the surrounding hills, and you might even catch a glimpse of Gavari Hill, Prabalgad, Irshalgad, and Songiri. The fort was once a massive watchtower but is now a little-known trekking destination close to Mumbai.

    Destination highlights

    Enjoy the pristine lakeside view while camping at Morbe. | Trek to the beautiful Sondai Fort. | Rappel down the Sondai Fort. | Feast on hot veg/non-veg BBQ.

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    Trip details
  • Karjat Camping Day 1: Explore the campsite

    Please board the 14:54 hours Karjat local starting from CST to reach Karjat on time. At Karjat, meet up with the operator and board a local transport to the campsite near Morbe Dam.

    Explore the beautiful campsite and settle in your tents. In the evening, enjoy the sunset over the Sahyadris and take part in fun activities. Veg and non-veg BBQ will be provided in the evening while you sit before the bonfire. A hot dinner will be served at night. Overnight in tents at the campsite.

    Overnight in tents at Karjat.

    Arrive at Karjat by 17:00 hours today. You will driven to Bhandardara. Today's meal package includes veg and nonveg BBQ and dinner. Tonight you will staying in tents on triple sharing basis.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Karjat

    Karjat

    17:00 PM

    Food

    Evening snacks | BBQ | Dinner

    Veg | Non-veg
    Karjat Camping Day 2: Trekking and Rappelling to Sondai Fort
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellation made 10 days or more before the departure of Karjat camping trip: 75% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellation made between 5-10 days of the departure of Karjat camping trip: 50% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellation made between 0-5 days of the departure of Karjat camping trip: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Karjat camping trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Please board the 11:46 hours local to Kasara starting from CST for this trip. You may miss the pick-up from Kasara railway station if you do not arrive at Kasara by 14:00 hours.

    The tour operator reserves the right to modify or cancel this Karjat camping trip. Costs arising due to such changes will borne by the traveller.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the Karjat camping trip.

    If you're found smoking or consuming alcohol during this trip, you will be asked to leave and no refund will be provided in this case.
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Local transport from Karjat to Karjat

    • Tent stay in triple sharing basis
    • Sleeping mats, pillows and blankets
    • Dinner (Veg/Non-veg) on Day 1
    • BBQ (Veg/Non-veg)
    • Evening snacks
    • Breakfast on Day 2
    • Lunch on Day 2
    • Sondai Fort trekking and rappelling
    • Bonfire (subject to weather condition)
    • Services of an experienced guide
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, roadblocks, etc.

    • Personal expenses such as apparel or gear, extra meals or beverages, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts/shirts
    • Shorts/denim/joggers
    • Slippers/sports shoes
    • Jacket/sweater
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Local transport from Karjat to Karjat
    • Tent stay in triple sharing basis
    • Sleeping mats, pillows and blankets
    • Rappelling equipment
    • Bonfire arrangements

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Identity proof
    • Daypack
    • Napkins/towel
    • Water bottle
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars, etc.)
    • Sun cap/hat
    • Personal medicines

    Medical Kit

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