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  • Trip introduction

    Get away from the city and celebrate New Year 2019 closer to nature with this short camping trip to the Bhatsa River. You'll check in at tea-time, and will have the whole evening to enjoy the chilly breeze off the river and watch the sun set over the trees. Your New Year 2019 celebration is a true camping experience: a bonfire, soft music, ghost stories, and delicious BBQ snacks. You'll sleep in tents at night, listening to the sound of the river outside your tents. What a perfect way to welcome the new year 2019!

    Destination

    Bhatsa Lake is a freshwater lake located close to Mumbai, near the town of Asangaon. It is formed by the dam on the Bhatsa River, close to where you'll be camping. The campsite offers parking spaces that are a short walk away from the campsite. At camp, you'll celebrate New Year 2019, far away from civilization and can explore the wilderness all around. This spot is also a favourite among bird-watchers throughout the year, so do keep an eye out.

    Destination highlights

    Welcome the new year 2019 at a picturesque camp by the Bhatsa riverside. | Go camping under the stars in cosy, dome tents. | Watch the sun as it sinks into the horizon over Bhatsa Lake. | Celebrate New Year 2019 with a bonfire night with music.

    Activity Details

    3+ years

    No

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the New Year 2019 Bhatsa Camping trip: Check-in and enjoy!

    Arrive at the Bhatsa River campsite by 16:30 hrs, just in time for some hot tea and snacks. You can leave your bags inside the tent and then set about exploring your surroundings. Grab a spot by the lake and watch the sunset, appreciating the peaceful surroundings and the gentle breeze as the night sets in.

    At night, you'll gather around the bonfire and celebrate the last night of the year. You can sing songs around the fire, tell ghost stories, or enjoy the starry skies. After dinner, you'll stay up till midnight to welcome the new year 2019 and then head back to your tents. Overnight in tents at Bhatsa River campsite.

    Overnight in dome tents at Bhatsa River campsite.

    Check-in time at the campsite is 16:30 hrs. Today's meal package includes evening snacks and dinner. BBQ snacks will also be available around the campfire. You'll be accommodated in dome tents with blankets, pillows and mattresses.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bhatsa River campsite

    Bhatsa River campsite

    16:30 PM

    Food

    Evening snacks | BBQ snacks | Dinner

    Veg|Non-veg
    Day 2 of the New Year 2019 Bhatsa Camping trip: Check-out
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 15 days or more before departure of the New Year 2019 camping at Bhatsa River: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made between 10-14 days before departure of the New Year 2019 camping at Bhatsa River: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 10 days before departure of the New Year 2019 camping at Bhatsa River: no refund.

    In case of 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 required to follow instructions of the camp leader during the New Year 2019 camping at Bhatsa River.

    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 New Year 2019 camping at Bhatsa River.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Check-in time at the campsite is 16:30 hrs and check-out time at the campsite is 09:30 hrs.

    The winter weather at the Bhatsa River campsite often gets quite chilly. Please carry woollen clothes, jacket and muffler. Even though your tents will include a blanket, you may also want to carry an extra blanket to ward off the night's cool breeze.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the New Year 2019 camping at Bhatsa River to maximize the safety of travellers and staff. Any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary are 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 New Year 2019 camping at Bhatsa River.
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    • Bhatsa River Camping New Year 2019 Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Bhatsa River Camping New Year 2019 Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation for 1 night in dome tents on triple/quad-sharing basis

    • In-tent amenities: blanket, pillow, mattress
    • All veg/non-veg meals from evening snacks on day 1 to breakfast on day 2
    • Bonfire, BBQ snacks and music system on 31st night
    • Services of experienced camp leader and campsite staff
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city-the campsite

    • Personal expenses like apparel, gear, additional meals and beverages etc.
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts/shirts and jeans/track pants
    • Jacket and sweater
    • Sneakers or sports shoes
    • Not to wear - Expensive clothes or jewellery

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Dome tents for accommodation
    • In-tent amenities: blanket, pillow, mattress
    • Bonfire and music set-up

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID card
    • Extra blanket
    • Insect repellent
    • Toilet paper
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Power bank (optional)
    • Torch (with extra batteries)
    • Dry snacks

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any specific personal or prescribed medication and personal first-aid kit.