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  • Trip introduction

    The Sandhan Valley trek is a thrilling, overnight adventure near Mumbai that combines the fun of trekking, camping and rappelling. You'll begin by trekking amidst dense forests with flowing waterfalls, rivers and lakes all around you. En route, you'll encounter sections on the trail where you'll go rappelling down ravines between two mountain cliffs as high as 200 feet. In the evening, you'll stay in tents that are pitched with scenic views of the valley and enjoy a fun night with your fellow trekkers.

    Destination

    Sandhan Valley, located in the Sahyadri range, is a water-carved valley with mountain cliffs rising so high that they block out the sunlight in certain sections of the valley, giving the valley it's nickname of the 'valley of shadows'. The valley is of immense interest to adventure junkies for the rappelling sections that trekkers encounter during the trek. With thick and overgrown forests, especially in the months of monsoon, the trek itself is a pleasant and nature-rich experience.

    Destination highlights

    Go camping in alpine tents at Sandhan Valley. | Trek inside dense forests with scenic mountain views. | Go rappelling down mountain cliffs.

    Activity Details

    915

    1968

    249

    9 km

    9 hrs

    5 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Sandhan Valley trek: Kasara to Samrad

    Arrive at the Kasara railway station. Here, you'll meet your trek leader and depart for the base village of Samrad. You'll reach the village after a 3-hr drive and rest in the vehicle until the break of dawn.

    As the night clears away, you'll start the trek and cross lakes and waterfalls in the dense forest. With beautiful views of the mountains, you'll arrive at your campsite for the day by early afternoon. Visit the nearby lake and enjoy a merry evening at the campsite. Overnight in tents at Sandhan Valley campsite.

    Overnight in tents at the Sandhan Valley campsite.

    Pick-up time is at 01:20 hrs from the Kasara railway station. Travel to Samrad and trek to a campsite in Sandhan Valley. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. You'll be accommodated in alpine tents. However, you'll have to carry your own blankets and pillows.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Kasara

    Sandhan Valley

    01:20 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Sandhan Valley trek: Go trekking in Sandhan Valley
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations more than 6 days before departure of the Sandhan Valley trek: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made 4-6 days before departure of the Sandhan Valley trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 2-3 days before departure of the Sandhan Valley trek: 30% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 2 days before departure of the Sandhan Valley trek: 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

    Please carry your own blankets and bed sheets for use during overnight stay in tents.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the trip leader during the Sandhan Valley trek.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs 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

    Travellers are required to arrive at the meeting point on time. Delay in arriving at the meeting point may lead to missing the trip, without any refund.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Sandhan Valley to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff. Costs arising due to such changes in the itinerary will be borne by the traveller.

    Photographs taken by the tour operator during the trip may be published online for publicity purposes.
    • Trekking Rappelling Sandhan Valley Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Kasara to Samrad, from Dehne to Asangaon in a private vehicle

    • Accommodation for 1 night in tents on a twin/triple-sharing basis
    • All vegetarian meals from breakfast on day 1 to breakfast on day 2
    • All equipment required for rappelling: harness, ropes etc.
    • Technical and safety gear required for the trek, if any
    • Services of a trek leader and support staff
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements from your home city to Kasara, from Dehne to your home city

    • Any blankets or pillows inside the tents
    • Costs arising 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

    • Warm jacket
    • Full-sleeved t-shirts/shirts
    • Track pants or hiking shorts
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Trekking shoes
    • Sun cap/hat
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Slippers or sandals

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private vehicle for transport from Kasara to Samrad, from Dehne to Asangaon
    • All equipment required for rappelling: harness, ropes etc.
    • Technical and safety gear required for the trek, if any

    You need to get

    • Daypack
    • Bed sheets and pillows or sleeping bags
    • Water bottle (3+ litres)
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks
    • Personal toiletries
    • Camera
    • Torch (with batteries)
    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Hat/cap

    Medical Kit

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