Overview

Trek to Sandhan Valley:

The Valley of Shadow.

It is situated in the western ghats of Sahyadris. The valley is located on the west side of beautiful Bhandardhara region near Samrad village. The village itself is located approx. at 3000 fts above sea level. Valley is surrounded by Alang, Madan, Kulang, Kalsubai, Ratangad and Ajoba mountain range.This amazing place gives you the best of light and shadow experience while walking into it. Photographers Delight: It is awesome experience to capture fireflies in cameras. You can capture the Fireflies trail using long exposure. Also you can experiment with Multiple Exposure shots to capture multiplied effect of the flies.

Basic info -

  • Duration- Overnight 
  • Difficulty- moderate
  • Elevation - 4225 ft
  • Base village: Samrad
  • Region : Bhandardara

 

Cost :

Mumbai (Price- 1600/-)

  • May: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.
  • June: 5th, 12th.

Pune (Price- 1450/-)

  • May: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.
  • June: 5th, 12th.

 

1 Night 1 Day 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th May | 5th, 12th June Sandhan Valley, Bhandardara
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • fireflies sightseeing
  • Rappelling
  • Camping
  • Asia's 2nd largest valley
  • And it is known as "Valley of Shadows
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Traveling from Mumbai /Pune to base village ​and back.
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Jungle entry
  • 80ft Rappelling
  • Trek leader expertise.
  • Guide Charges.
  • Entry Charges.
  • First Aid Charges.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Travel till pickup points
  • GST (5%)
  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered
  • Any kind of personal expenses
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
Itinerary

MUMBAI - 

Saturday,

  • Report at Borivali at 8:00pm
  • Reporting time for pick up from Malad, Goregaon, Andheri, Bandra, Dadar, Vikhroli, Kanjurmarg, Mulund, Thane, Kalyan would be between 8PM - 9:30PM anywhere on the highway.
  • Reach Base village and go for fireflies sightseeing 
  • After sightseeing reach our base and setup our campsite
  • Bonfire
  • Sleep on time

Sunday,

  • Wakeup at 6am sharp and fresh up
  • Have breakfast
  • Start trekking towards Sandhan valley for Rappelling
  • Rappel down into the the valley
  • Explore the Valley of Shadow
  • Come back to the base village, change and fresh up
  • Have hot Veg lunch
  • Depart for Mumbai

 

PUNE  -

Saturday,

  • Report at Starbucks, FC road by 8 pm.
  • Pickup from Kasarwadi at 9 pm .
  • Start travelling to base village via private bus.
  • Reach Base village and go for fireflies sightseeing 
  • After sightseeing reach our base and setup our campsite
  • Bonfire
  • Sleep on time

Sunday,

  • Wakeup at 6am sharp and fresh up
  • Have breakfast
  • Start trekking towards Sandhan valley for Rappelling
  • Rappel down into the the valley
  • Explore the Valley of Shadow
  • Come back to the base village, change and fresh up
  • Have hot Veg lunch
  • Depart for Pune

Reporting Point :

MUMBAI - 8:00 PM on Saturday at Borivali.

Pickup : Malad, Goregaon, Andheri, Bandra, Dadar, Vikhroli, Kanjurmarg, Mulund, Thane, Kalyan )

PUNE - 8:00 PM on Saturday at FC gate and 8:30 PM on Saturday at Kasarwadi



Return Arrival:

11:00 PM at Borivali on Sunday.

11:00 PM at FC gate on Sunday.



Things to carry:

  • A photograph.
  • Good grip shoes.
  • Torch with extra batteries.
  • Extra Pair of clothes.
  • Water bottles 2-3 liters.
  • Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.
  • Electoral or Glucon D powder.
  • Personal medicines. Sun protection cap, goggles.

Payment Details :

UPI ID : 7387523876@upi

Net banking :

  • Name- RAJBALA YADAV
    Bank name - HDFC BANK 
    ACC No.- 50100308491863
    IFSC code- HDFC0002501
  • Name- NITIN YADAV
    Bank name - PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK 
    ACC No.- 0530001500002688
    IFSC code- PUNB0053000

Please send a screenshot of the payment on WhatsApp 8850043643 for confirmation , we will then share a form for final booking procedure .



TREKHIEVERS POLICIES -

  • Seats will be reserved only after full payment.
  • Fees paid are non-refundable but transferable on same event.
  • Complete schedule of the trek will be given later to registered participants
  • Organizers have all the right to modify or change the schedule incase
  • Organizers hold the rights to cancel any event and refund with prior notice.
  • We strictly follow no alcohol, no drugs and no litter policy.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 100% amount to be paid in advance to book the trip.
  • If the booking is canceled 10 days or before the event date then 50% of the booking amount will be refunded.
  • No refund if cancelled 9 days prior to the event .
  • No show = No refund.

Contact details-

Vaibhavi - 8850043643 | Nitin - 7387523876 | Chetan - 8928861733 I Sai- 7397823876

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Disclaimer:

The tour is weather based and depends on the weather conditions. There may be last minute cancellations if weather conditions deteriorate.

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FAQ

    

1- Are washrooms available during the trek?

No washrooms are only available at the base village.

2- Can we bring our vehicle till base village and is parking available?

Parking is available near the village, Parking fee will be applicable, Car owner parks at own risk.

3- Is Jain food available on this trek?

Yes, we can arrange Jain food for the trek.

4- What are the compulsory things to carry on the trek?

Please carry 3 liters water, torch, rainwear, wear good trekking shoes, wear a full t-shirt and track pants.

5- Will we reach Mumbai Pune on time mentioned?

The itinerary is approx time during monsoon road condition are bad there may be delay due to bus breakdown or bad weather in case bus reaches late Trekhievers will not pay for uber or ola or taxi fare.


*** We recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / Rafting / Trekking. Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewelry etc. is prohibited. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow friends or other people from our group or outside.****