- Deep in the belly of Sahyadri, lies this beautiful and unexplored Aadrai Jungle where the forest floor seldom feels the warm embrace of the sun. The Aadrai trek location was actually discovered by a local villager, who came across the Aadrai forest location by fluke as he had lost his way while hunting.
- This beautiful trek location dates back to the 1st millennium and is located in Junnar city in the Pune district. Aadrai Jungle Trek is a paradise for all trek lovers who are looking for an escape from the monotony of city life. This jungle trek offers the trekkers a much-needed break from the polluted air and every breath of air here feels rejuvenating and refreshing.
- The Aadrai Jungle Trek is a treat for all your senses given its abundant flora and fauna. Along the trail, one will witness various streams and passing waterfalls including a mega 1200 feet tall Kalu Waterfall.
- The mesmerizing view will seem like out of a fairy tale with the lush green forests, melodious chirping of the birds, the chittering of the forest animals, and invigorating streams and waterfalls.
- Apart from the lush green forest, the Aadrai trek has a lot to offer like the Kalu waterfall, Nageshwar temple, and many ancient caves- each with a story to tell. Due to Aadrai’s Jungle location, it is one of the most sought-after jungle treks.
- During Monsoons, the Aadrai jungle trek is one of the most exhilarating treks because of its dense forest area. It is one of the most thrilling treks of the Sahyadri range that lies deep within Malshej Ghat.
- Trek Trail: Jungle trail
- Trek Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
- Trek Endurance: Medium/ Average
- Trek Length: Approx.7 km (One side)
- Trek Duration: 3 hrs (One side)
- Trail Location: Near Khireshwar Village
- Best Time: June to October
- Distance from Pune: 129km
Why Trekhievers for Aadrai Jungle Trek ?
- 3 years experience in organizing Aadrai Jungle Trek with all safety protocols.
- Served over 400+ customers last year with amazing reviews.
- We provide one trek leader for every group of 10 people
- We will donate a partial amount of your fee for the village development.
- August: 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27
- September: 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30
- October: 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
- We insist you on taking Friday night departures to avoid the rush.
- We need a minimum of 10 people to operate Friday batches, if not then it will be shifted to the Saturday batch.
- Pune: 1099/-
- Base Village: Rs 699/-
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- 05.00 AM: Report at Fergusson College Main Gate (https://goo.gl/maps/53XNsyDPwcSVReZW9)
- 05:15 AM: Pickup from Bremen Chowk, Aundh ( https://goo.gl/maps/2VYKwdMHj2fvRUq48 )
- 05:30 AM: Pickup from Shivar Garden, Pimple Saudagar ( https://goo.gl/maps/jc9QLde4H2jUg1Dc7 )
- 05.40 AM: Pickup from Nasik Phata, Kasarwadi ( https://goo.gl/maps/3Fdnzh3YdLEimfHg7 )
- 05:55 AM: Pickup from Moshi Chowk
- 08.30 AM: Reach the base village and get freshen up. Have Breakfast.
- 09.30 AM: Start the trek towards Kalu waterfall through the Aadrai jungle
- 12.30 PM: Reach the Endpoint of the trek. Enjoy the beautiful view of Kalu waterfall
- 01:00 PM: Start Return trek to base village
- 04:00 PM: Reach back to base village and have lunch
- 05:00 PM: Start Return journey to Pune
- 09:00 PM: Reach Pune (Arrival time is subjective to the traffic and weather conditions)
- Private Bus Transportation
- Breakfast & Tea
- Lunch ( Veg Thali )
- Trek Leader Charges.
- Trek Expertise Charges.
- Forest Entry Charges.
- First Aid Charges.
- Travel till pickup points
- 5% GST on Booking Tickets
- Any kind of personal expense like Mineral water/lime water/ Soft Drinks/ Extra snacks or meals that are not mentioned in the inclusions, purchased for personal consumption
- Any kind of cost which is not mentioned and included in the inclusion of this package.
- All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
- Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
- Any kind of Insurance
How to book?
- Click on the "BOOK NOW" button.
- Select your departure date from the calendar and proceed.
- Select your ticket type and quantity. (If you have a coupon code, apply at this stage)
- Fill out our personal details and proceed.
- Select your payment type (UPI, Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking) and proceed.
- Once your tickets are booked, you will receive tickets via email.
- A WhatsApp group link will be sent to your WhatsApp number 10 hours prior to the departure.
- Trek Leaders / Volunteers details will be shared on that WhatsApp group.
Things to carry:
(Highly Required and Mandatory Things)
- ID proof
- backpack (waterproof or covered with waterproof cover)
- trekking shoes or any sports shoes with a Good grip
- Trekking pants (compulsory), 2 T-Shirts (Preferably full sleeves or Half T-shirt with sleeves), Raincoat/ waterproof jacket/ windcheater, Handnapkin/Towel, etc
- Water 2-3 liters.
- Ready-to-eat food like plum cakes, Dry fruits, dry snacks and biscuits, Chikki, chocolate bars, etc.
- Personal Medicines and Personal First aid kit.
(Required but Optional Things)
- To change after trekking - Extra pants/ shorts, Extra T-shirt, sleeper/ floaters, facewash, an extra bag to carry your trekking shoes, innerwear, etc
- Sweater For bus journey
- Electoral or Glucose D powder.
- Portable Phone Charger, Earphones, etc.
- Sun protection cap, sunglasses, Sunscreen lotion, toothbrush-toothpaste, etc
- Proper face mask or shield
- Extra Pair of clothes.
(Note: Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pants, this will protect your body and skin from Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles, etc)
Q: How to reach Aadrai Jungle Trek starting point from Pune?
A: The trek begins at Khireshwar village, which is approximately 140 km and a 3-hour drive from Pune via road.
Q: Is prior trekking experience needed for Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: No, the trek is suitable for beginners, though basic fitness is recommended.
Q: What is the difficulty level of the Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: It's a moderately challenging trek, suitable for both novices and experienced trekkers.
Q: Best time for Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: The monsoon season (July to September) is ideal for a pleasant trek.
Q: How long is the Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: It covers about 4 km one way, making it a 8 km round trip.
Q: Are there any entry fees for Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: No entry fee is applicable (last checked in August 2023).
Q: Can I camp during the Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: Camping near the waterfall area might not be allowed, but there are campsites near the village.
Q: Is Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune safe during the monsoon season?
A: Exercise caution as the trail might be slippery due to rain. Check weather updates before the trip.
Q: Accommodations near Aadrai Jungle Trek starting point from Pune?
A: Budget accommodations can be found in nearby village or Malshej Ghat.
Q: What to carry for Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: Essential items: trekking shoes, water, snacks, rain gear, first aid kit, insect repellent, camera.
Q: Restrooms along Aadrai Jungle Trek route from Pune?
A: Restroom availability might be limited on the trail, so it's advisable to use facilities before starting.
Q: Is Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune suitable for families with kids?
A: Yes, with children's safety in mind, families can enjoy the trek's natural beauty.
Q: Is a guide necessary for Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: Although not mandatory, a local guide enhances the experience, especially for first-time trekkers.
Q: Chance to spot wildlife during Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: While not guaranteed, diverse flora and fauna make wildlife sightings possible.
Q: Can I swim at Aadrai waterfall during the trek from Pune?
A: Swimming might be possible; caution is advised, especially in monsoons when water flow varies.
Q: Any alternative ways to visit Aadrai Jungle from Pune without trekking?
A: Trekking is the primary means, of offering the best experience of the waterfall.
Q: Nearby attractions to Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: Sahyadri landscapes and lush jungles offer nearby natural attractions.
Q: Can I bring my own food for Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: Yes, packed food is recommended, as there might be limited options on the trail.
Q: Any guidelines or restrictions for Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: Respect local culture, no littering, and follow safety guidelines.
Q: Age restrictions for Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: No strict limit, but participants should have reasonable fitness and endurance.
Q: Can I visit Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune on a day trip?
A: Yes, the trek is doable in a day, but it's advisable to start early to make the most of the experience.
Q: Can I bring my pet to Aadrai Jungle Trek from Pune?
A: Pets might not be allowed due to safety and conservation concerns; check with organizers.
Q: Is Aadrai Jungle Trek open year-round from Pune?
A: The trek is usually accessible year-round, but it's recommended to check weather conditions.
Q: Is Aadrai Jungle Trek suitable for solo travelers from Pune?
A: Yes, but it's recommended to join organized groups for safety and enjoyment.