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  • Trip introduction

    Take a scenic boat ride across the backwaters of the Koyna River, trek over an adventurous route to Vasota Fort and stay in tents pitched at a scenic campsite. On this camping and trekking trip to Vasota, you'll embark on a thrilling trek over curved mountain trails and dense tree plantations to the Vasota Fort. You'll explore the rural wilderness of the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary and travel across the Koyna River in a boat. At night, when the stars begin twinkling, you'll gather around a campfire to have fun with your fellow campers before drifting into sleep in cosy tents.

    Destination

    The fort of Vasota, located near Mahabaleshwar in the dense jungles of the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, is an ancient hill fort perched at an altitude of over 3,500 feet. The fort, built in the 16th century, stands overlooking the Koyna River. Today, the ruins of the fort, consisting of an old temple, are popular destinations for trekking enthusiasts. Your campsite for this trip is located on the shores of the Koyna River, giving you photogenic views of the rising sun over the shimmering, calm river water.

    Destination highlights

    Stay in tents pitched along the Koyna River. | Explore trails and routes in the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary. | Enjoy a fun-filled evening around a campfire. | Take a boat ride over the Koyna River and trek to the Vasota Fort.

    Activity Details

    12+ years

    Yes

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of Vasota camping and trekking: Depart from Mumbai

    Arrive at Pritam Da Dhaba in Dadar East by 23:00 hrs. Here, you'll meet your fellow trekkers and board a private vehicle. Settle in for a 7-hr drive to the Bamnoli village.

    Overnight in transit.

    Arrive at the pick-up point in Dadar by 23:00 hrs. Since no meals are included in today's package, you should have dinner before reporting at the pick-up point. You'll spend the night in a vehicle travelling to Bamnoli village.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Mumbai

    Vasota campsite

    23:00 PM

    Food

    No meals are provided today

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    Day 2 of Vasota camping and trekking: Trek to Vasota and camp overnight
    Day 3 of Vasota camping and trekking: Return to Mumbai
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  • Cancellation policy

    For all cancellations made for this Vasota camping and trekking trip: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    Bookings once made are not transferable to other travellers.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to bring their own blanket or bed sheet, to be used during overnight stay in tents during this Vasota camping and trekking trip.

    Travellers are required to follow the instructions of the camp leader during this Vasota camping and trekking 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 this Vasota camping and trekking trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers will be picked-up from Pritam Da Dhaba by 23:00 hrs on day 1. Other pick-up points include Nitin Company in Thane by 00:20 hrs on day 2 and Kalyan Phata in Kalyan by 01:00 hrs on day 2.

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

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of this Vasota camping and trekking trip to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff. Additional costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary will be borne by the traveller.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements between Mumbai-Bamnoli in private bus or similar vehicle

    • Boat transfers between Bamnoli-Vasota Fort base
    • Accommodation for 1 night in tents
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, mattress
    • All vegetarian meals from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 3
    • Bonfire (subject to weather conditions)
    • Services of experienced camp leader and support crew
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between home city-Dadar

    • Lunch on day 3
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as extra meals, beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts/shirts and track pants
    • Trekking shoes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • All equipment required for camping: tents, mattresses
    • Private bus or similar vehicle for transport between Mumbai-Bamnoli

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Sleeping bag or blanket and bed sheet
    • Personal toiletries
    • Insect repellent

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit