Vasota jungle trek and lakeside camping
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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2019
Fri, 22 Nov, 2019
30
Sat, 23 Nov, 2019
30
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
30
Sat, 30 Nov, 2019
30
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
30
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
30
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
30
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
30
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Rs. 3,450
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  • Duration in Days
  • 30
  • Max
    Group Size
  • 16
  • +
    years
Date
Seats
2019
Fri, 22 Nov, 2019
30
Sat, 23 Nov, 2019
30
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
30
Sat, 30 Nov, 2019
30
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
30
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
30
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
30
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
30
Sat, 28 Dec, 2019
30
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  • Trip introduction

    This Vasota trek takes you through the thick forests of the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary and to an idyllic lakeside campsite. You'll trek to the top of Vasota Fort, explore the jungle that stays lush and green throughout the year, and take a boat ride across the blue Koyna backwaters to a peaceful campsite. At night, you'll sit around a crackling campfire, with the lake shining silver in the moonlight. This Vasota adventure is perfect for nature lovers and photographers alike, and the easy terrain makes it a perfect terrain for beginners.

    Destination

    Located in the Satara district of Maharashtra, the famous Vasota fort and jungle lies in the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary. In this region, the forests are always green and the water is always blue. Your trek stars from the base village of Bamnoli, and you'll take a boat ride in the Konya backwaters to Met Indavali, the starting point of your trek. You'll camp along the banks of a serene lake at Bamnoli and return to Mumbai the next day.

    Destination highlights

    • Experience all kinds of adventure with a forest trek, a visit to the fort, and a boat ride.
    • Spot the flourishing flora and fauna within the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary.
    • Camp along the banks of a serene river and enjoy a fun-filled bonfire at night.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited on the Vasota trek.

    You must stick with your group at all times.

    No damage should be inflicted on monuments or natural environments.

    You must adhere to the instructions of the trek leader at all times.

    Taking photos or selfie near the edges of cliffs are not allowed during the Vasota trek.

    Participants are requested to carry trash back to the city and dispose it in dustbins.

    Cancellation policy

    If cancellation is done 10 days or more before the departure of the Vasota jungle trek and lakeside camping trip: 75% of the trip cost will be refunded, minus transaction charges.

    If cancellation is done 5-10 days prior to the departure of the Vasota jungle trek and lakeside camping trip: 50% of the trip cost will be refunded, minus transaction charges.

    If cancellation is done 0-5 days before the departure of the Vasota jungle trek and lakeside camping trip: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    If you wish to transfer your booking to someone else, or reschedule to another date, the cancellation policy will apply, and only the applicable refund amount will be transferred or rescheduled.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    In case of injury, damage to self or property or death during the Vasota trek, the operator will not be held responsible.

    Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of cancellation of any event due to reasons beyond control such as natural calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure etc, refund shall be payable with respect to the given to refund policy.

    There will be no refunds or discounts given for services unused or missed due to traveller's own fault, negligence or breach of terms.

    These are the scheduled pick up points for the Vasota Jungle trek: Kotak Mahindra ATM, Dadar east (22:30 hours), K Star Mall, Chembur (22:45 hours), Vashi, below main bridge (23:15 hours)

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Kotak Mahindra Bank ATM, Dadar east
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    Drop off point
    Dadar
    Mode of transport
    Private non A/C bus
    Start point
    Bamnoli
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    End point
    Bamnoli
    Time of departure
    10:30 PM
    Time of return
    10:30 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    6 hours
    Total distance covered
    16 kms
    Start point elevation
    4062 feet
    Maximum elevation
    4267 feet
    Minimum elevation
    46 feet
    Average per day distance
    16 kms
  • Day 1 of the Vasota trek: Depart from Mumbai

    You'll meet the operator at Kotak Mahindra Bank ATM near Dadar Station (east) by 22:30 hours. You'll be driven to Bamnoli which is the base village for the trek. It is an overnight drive to Bamnoli. Do carry light snacks, a light jacket/ shawl and a small water bottle for a comfortable journey. Overnight transit in bus.

    Day 2 of the Vasota trek: Trek to Vasota top

    You'll reach Bamnoli by 06:00 hours and after freshening up, you'll eat a delicious breakfast. After breakfast, you'll head towards the boating point and settle into your boat that will take you across the scenic backwaters of Konya. You'll reach Met Indavali by 10:00 hours and from here you'll trek through the dense moss-laden forest and climb onto Vasota top. You'll reach Vasota top by 14:00 hours and soak in the views of the boundless beauty that surrounds you. You'll eat a packed lunch before beginning your descent to the base village. You'll reach Bamnoli by 17:00 hours and will have ample time to indulge in fun-filled outdoor activities and camp games. You'll enjoy a warm bonfire in the evening and you'll savour a delicious dinner before you retire to your tents. Overnight stay in tents.
    /Vasota Jungle Trek Lakeside Camp Maharashtra Trekking Camping Boating Adventure Nature Take a boat ride on the Koyna backwaters

    Day 3 of the Vasota trek: Bamnoli to Mumbai

    You'll wake up to a gorgeous sunrise at 06:00 hours. After breakfast, you can spend some time splashing in the cool waters or simply take a swim. You'll begin your onward journey to Mumbai by 10:30 hours and en route you'll stop for a quick lunch at Kaas Plateau. You'll reach Mumbai by 22:30 hours. Your trip ends here.
    /Vasota Jungle Trek Lakeside Camp Maharashtra Trekking Camping Boating Adventure Nature Enjoy camping by the lakeside at Bamnoli

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Dadar
    End point
    Bamnoli
    Day start time
    10:30 PM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Bamnoli
    End point
    Bamnoli
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    16 kms
    Trekking time
    7 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Bamnoli
    End point
    Dadar
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Transport from Mumbai to Mumbai in a non A/C private bus
    • Meals from breakfast on Day 2 to evening tea on Day 3
    • Accomodation in tents on triple sharing basis
    • Bonfire
    • Boat ride on Konya backwaters
    • Forest permits and entry fees, if any
    • Expertise charges and guide
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Meals during transit
    • Personal expenses like extra meals, packaged water, etc.
    • Any cost arising due to delays, landslides, road blocks, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Insurance

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • 2 quick-dry t-shirts
    • 2 synthetic track pants
    • Light pullover/ warm jacket
    • Wind cheater
    • Comfortable trekking/hiking shoes
    • Cotton socks
    • Raincoat/ poncho
    • Hooded jacket
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Sling bags or jholas

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Transport from Mumbai to Mumbai as per itinerary
    • Tents
    • Boating in Koyna backwaters
    • Bonfire
    • First aid kit
      You need to get
    • ID proof
    • 2 ltrs water bottle
    • Camera (optional)
    • Enerzyl powder/ Glucon D powder
    • Light snacks
    • Clean napkin or small towel
    • Sleeping bag
    • Lightweight blanket
    • Haversack or backpack
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Torch
    • Personal toiletries
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Scarf
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Extra poly bags to carry wet clothes
    • Extra snacks

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Vasota trek: Depart from Mumbai

    Overnight journey in bus.

    You'll be picked up from the scheduled pick up points and driven to Bamnoli. It is an overnight journey in a private non A/C bus. Do carry light snacks, a small water bottle, light shawl/ jacket for a comfortable journey.

    Day 2 of the Vasota trek: Trek to Vasota top

    Overnight stay in tents.

    You'll spend the day trekking in the luscious forests of the Konya Wildlife Sanctuary and taking stunning photographs of the pictureque scenaries. In the evening, you'll set up tents on the banks of a serene lake in Bamnoli. You'll sleep in tents on triple sharing basis. Do carry your own sleeping bag or lightweight bedsheet for a comfortable stay. Your meals for today include breakfast, packed lunch and dinner.

    /Vasota Jungle Trek Lakeside Camp Maharashtra Trekking Camping Boating Adventure Nature Enjoy camping by the lakeside at Bamnoli

    Day 3 of the Vasota trek: Bamnoli to Mumbai

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    You'll eat a hearty breakfast at Bamnoli before boarding the bus to Mumbai. You'll halt at Kaas Plateau for a quick lunch before proceeding further. You'll also stop en route for evening tea and snacks. You'll reach Mumbai by 22:30 hours and your trip ends here.

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