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  • Trip introduction

    Get out of the chaotic and noisy celebrations in the city and welcome New Year 2019 at a scenic campsite at Bhandardara. You'll be surrounded with amazing views of the rustic Sahyadri mountains, where you can spend your time in the green outdoors. You'll indulge in fun-filled team building games and enjoy with your fellow campers.

    On the night of the 31st, you'll gather around a crackling bonfire, enjoy the chilly winter breeze, sing songs with your fellow campers and munch on delicious BBQ snacks until the countdown to New Year 2019.

    Destination

    Nestled at the base of Sahyadri mountains, Bhandardara offers scenic views of rolling, green hills and the flowing Pravara River. On a clear day, your campsite for this New Year 2019 camping trip in Bhandardara overlooks the valley, with the forts of Ratangad and Harishchandragad on the horizon. The campsite has clear, starry skies at night, with a gentle winter breeze flowing across the hills, past your crackling bonfire. It's the best way to start the New Year 2019!

    Destination highlights

    Bring in New Year 2019 with a bonfire and BBQ. | Stay at a campsite with beautiful views of nature. | Indulge in fun-filled outdoor activities with your fellow campers.

    Activity Details

    3+ years

    No

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of New Year 2019 camping at Bhandardara: Arrive and enjoy!

    Report to one of the multiple pick-up points in Mumbai at the designated time in the morning. From here, you'll travel to the campsite at Bhandardara, stoping en route at Kasara where you can have lunch at your own expense. Spend the afternoon at leisure with your fellow campers. As it gets darker, you'll gather around a crackling bonfire, munch on delicious barbeque snacks, enjoy music and particiate in fun games. Celebrate with a countdown to New Year 2019 as the midnight draws closer. Overnight in tents at Bhandardara.

    Overnight stay in tents.

    You'll be driven from Dadar to your campsite at Bhandardara. You'll stop at Kasara where you can have lunch at your own expense. In the evening, you'll be served BBQ paneer, potato, and chicken, and dinner with a non-vegetarian option. Spend the night under the stars at Bhandardara in alpine tents on triple sharing basis.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Dadar

    Bhandardara campsite

    10:30 AM

    Food

    Evening snacks | BBQ snacks | Dinner

    Veg|Non-veg
    Day 2 of New Year 2019 camping at Bhandardara: Depart for Mumbai
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 10 days or more before departure of the New Year 2019 camping trip in Bhandardara: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 5-9 days before departure of the New Year 2019 camping trip in Bhandardara: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 5 days before departure of the New Year 2019 camping trip in Bhandardara: 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

    Nestled at the base of Sahyadri mountains, Bhandardara offers scenic views of rolling, green hills and the flowing Pravara River. On a clear day, your campsite for this New Year 2019 camping trip in Bhandardara overlooks the valley, with the forts of Ratangad and Harishchandragad on the horizon. The campsite has clear, starry skies at night, with a gentle winter breeze flowing across the hills, past your crackling bonfire. It's the best way to start the New Year 2019!

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    You can be picked-up from multiple pick-up points located all across Mumbai. These include: Pritam Da Dhaba in Dadar by 10:30 hrs, Amar Mahal in Chembur by 11:00 hrs and Teen Hath Naka Junction in Thane by 11:30 hrs.

    Subject to traffic conditions, pick-up timings may be delayed. However, tardiness in arriving at the pick-up point may lead to missing the trip, without any refund.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the New Year 2019 camping trip in Bhandardara to ensure safety of travellers and staff. Additional costs due to such a change in itineary will be 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 while during the New Year 2019 camping trip in Bhandardara.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Mumbai-Mumbai in private, non-A/C bus

    • Accommodation in tents for 1 night on triple-sharing basis
    • Access to common washroom facilities
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, bed-sheet, blanket
    • All vegetarian meals from evening snacks on day 1 to breakfast on day 2 (one non-vegetarian option at dinner)
    • Bonfire with music and veg/non-veg BBQ snacks on 31st night
    • Services of experienced camp leader
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between home city-pick up point

    • Personal expenses such as apparel or gear, extra meals or beverages etc.
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • 2 quick-dry T-shirts
    • 1 pair of synthetic trekking pants
    • Lightweight hooded jacket
    • Comfortable trekking/hiking shoes
    • Cotton socks
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Sling bags, jholas or handbags

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Transport from Dadar-Dadar
    • Alpine tents
    • Barbeque
    • Bonfire
    • All equipment required for outdoor activities, if any
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • ID proof
    • Two 1 ltr water bottles
    • Camera (optional)
    • Enerzyl/Glucon D powder
    • Light snacks
    • Lightweight towel
    • Extra blanket
    • Backpack
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Torch with extra batteries
    • Personal toiletries
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Sun cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Scarf
    • Sunscreen
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Extra poly bags to carry wet clothes
    • Slippers for after activity hours

    Medical Kit

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