Naneghat Trek

If you're looking for a monsoon trek in the Western Ghats, but you want to try something a little off-beat, this trek to Naneghat is the perfect adventure for you. You'll be trekking along a well-defined route that leads through patches of thick jungles and boulder-strewn terrain. As you approach Naneghat, the route takes a steep ascent allowing you to get mesmerizing views of the Sahyadri mountain ranges. Make sure to get wear good trekking shoes, since the trek will take you over slippery surfaces soaked with monsoon rains. Perfect for a quick, getaway from the city, this 5-hr trek to Naneghat will take you deep into countryside Maharashtra.

Destination

Easily accessible via a short 3-4 hr drive from Mumbai and Pune, the trek to Naneghat takes you to a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,600 feet. Even centuries ago, the pass was used as an important trading route by merchants seeking to travel to the coast from the interior. The caves at Naneghat reflect this history with ancient carvings and inscriptions.

Destination highlights

Climb up to an altitude of 2,600 feet on a trek to Naneghat. | Explore the carvings and inscriptions of the Naneghat caves. | Catch beautiful views of monsoon-fed forests over the Sahyadri hills. | Go on an off-beat trek through forest patches and mountainous terrain.

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9 km

5 hrs

9 km

Borivali National Park main gate at 22:45 hrs

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Pritam Dhaba, Dadar (East) by 22:00 hrs

Non-AC private vehicle

Vaishakhare

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23:00

22:00

Arrive at the Borivali National Park main gate by 22:45 hrs. Here, you'll meet your fellow trekkers and board a non-AC private vehicle that will drive you to the base village of the Naneghat trek, Vaishakhare. You'll arrive at the base village after a 4-5 hour drive.

Food

No meals are provided today.

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Day 1 Milestone

Mumbai

Vaishakhare

22:45 PM

You'll arrive the base village early in the morning and rest in the bus till the break of dawn. You can take a nap or interact with your fellow trekkers. After a few hours, you'll have breakfast and begin trekking to Naneghat by 05:30 hrs. Arrive at the caves of Naneghat and spend some time exploring the area. You will also explore a stunning waterfall on your trek. By 11:30 hrs, you'll have an early lunch at Naneghat and begin descending back to the base village. From here, you will travel back to Mumbai by 16:30 hrs. Subject to traffic conditions, you'll arrive in Mumbai at 23:00 hrs.

Food

Breakfast | Lunch

Veg

Day 2 Milestone

Vaishakhare

Mumbai

05:00 AM

Includes / Excludes

Includes

  • Travel arrangements from Mumbai-Mumbai in non-AC private vehicle
  • Services of an experienced trek leader
  • Veg breakfast and lunch
  • Basic first aid kit
  • All applicable taxes

Excludes

  • Travel between base city to Mumbai 
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
  • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
  • Adventure travel or medical insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

What to Wear

What to Wear

  • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
  • Trekking footwear
  • Windcheater or jacket
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Full-sleeved shirts/t-shirts
  • Full-length track pants
  • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
  • Hard luggage such as suitcases, trolley bags

What not to Wear

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

Equipment / Gear

We Provide

  • Non-AC, private bus or similar vehicle for transport between Dadar-Dadar
  • Any technical equipment required for the trek
  • Basic first aid kit

You need to get

  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • ID proof
  • Packed lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Torch (with extra batteries)
  • Energy drinks (Glucon D, Gatorade etc.)
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Insect repellent
  • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)

Medical Kit

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

Cancellation policy

For cancellations made more than 3 days before departure of the Naneghat trek: 50% refund.

For cancellations made 0-3 days before departure of the Naneghat trek: No refund.

No show: No refund.

All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

Rules on trip

Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Naneghat.

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

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

Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

Children below the age of 15 years are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Naneghat to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

Travellers will be required bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.