Kasara is well-connected to the Mumbai suburban railway system. You can board a train from any of the railway stations in Mumbai and travel to Kasara.
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Trek through remote wilderness, climb over giant boulders, camp under the stars and rappel down rocky mountain cliffs. This adventure-packed trek to Sandhan Valley, a canyon in the Sahyadri mountain ranges, where you'll navigate a narrow route with 300 feet tall high mountain walls on both sides. In the night, the dark sky will twinkle above you as you sleep in comfortable tents pitched in the valley.
The highlight of your trekking experience will be when you encounter three sections of the route that will require you to go rappelling down the cliff to continue trekking.
Sandhan Valley, located near the campsites of Bhandardara at a 3-hr driving distance away from Kasara, is a canyon in the mountains of the Western Ghats. The narrow trail that passes across the valley feature mountain walls so high that even sunlight struggles to reach the ground. This unique feature of the valley has given it the moniker of the 'Valley of Suspense'. The valley is located in the Kalsubai Wildlife Sanctuary, near the sister forts of Alang, Madan, Kulang as well as the Ratangad Fort and Kalsubai peak.
Explore the 'Valley of Suspense' on the Sandhan Valley trek. | Catch stunning views of Sahyadri mountain ranges. | Trek through remote wilderness. | Go rappelling down mountain cliffs. | Sleep in tents pitched in the valley.
Arrive at the Kasara railway station by 01:20 hrs. Here, you'll meet your fellow trekkers and move to the base village of Samrad in a private vehicle. After the 3-hr drive, you'll arrive at Samrad, where you'll stop and rest until the break of dawn. As the sun begins rising, you'll begin the trek across the valley. Navigating tricky routes among forests and mountains, you'll encounter three different sections that will require rappelling. You'll arrive at your campsite for the day by late afternoon and enjoy the night around a campfire with your fellow trekkers. Overnight in tents at Sandhan valley.
Overnight in tents at Sandhan Valley.
Arrive at the Kasara railway station by 01:20 hrs. Today's meal package includes breakfast at the base village and dinner at the Sandhan valley campsite. Since lunch is not included in the meal package, travellers are requested to carry a packed lunch. You'll be accommodated in tents at Sandhan Valley. Please make sure to bring your own sleeping bags or bed sheets or blankets.
Breakfast | Dinner
For all cancellations made for the trek to Sandhan Valley: no refund.
In case of no show: no refund.
Bookings once made are not transferable to other travellers.
Travellers are required to bring their own sleeping bags or blankets and bed sheets, to be used during the night stay in tents.
Travellers are required to follow the instructions of the trek leader during this trek to Sandhan Valley.
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 trek to Sandhan Valley.