Description

Andharban, meaning dense dark forest, is a hub of wanderlust which lies right here in the

Sahyadris and it offers amazing scenic beauty for the trekkers as it can be explored only on

foot. The whole descend trek of 13 km takes almost 4 hours to complete. The trek takes one

through beautiful patches of greenery, innumerable waterfalls and a majestic view of the

river Kundalika seen from the ridge found inside the jungle. During monsoons the whole

forest transforms itself into a natural paradise. Colorful flowers bloom everywhere, many

different species of butterflies fly around and streams of rain water form natural waterfalls

along the side of the ridge.

Charges: Rs. 1500/- per person

Date: 9th-10th September, 2017

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch (Veg), Non AC Transport from Andheri to the base village (and back), Guide Charge & Expertise charges.

Excludes: Anything not specifically mentioned in “includes”

Meeting point & Pickup point 1 (Time 23:45 PM)

Andheri - Talwalkar Gym, outside Chakala Metro Station (J.B Nagar) Andheri East.

GPS - https://goo.gl/maps/fgZ1nnPb3aq

Pickup point 2 (Time 01:00 AM)

Vashi - Y.B. Chavan Marg Junction sector 17, Vashi, Navi Mumbai

GPS- https://goo.gl/maps/GHeXeDqAy1m

Difficulty – Medium (check below for understanding difficulty level)

Contact: Carvan Trips –8976949403, 9920555809

Register yourself by paying online through our website - http://carvantrips.com/package/Trek-to-Andharban

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

23:45 PM – Meet and pickup at Andheri

Day2

01.00 AM – Pickup stop at Vashi

05:00 AM – Arrive at the Base village of Pimpari and rest

06:00 AM – Start trekking (This is a descend trek of 13 Kms)

09:00 AM – Stop before the steep descend patch to rest and eat packed breakfast

09:30 AM – Start descending

11:30 AM – Reach the end point at Bhira Dam

12:30 PM – Stop for Lunch

14:00 PM – Leave back for Mumbai

20:00 PM – Arrive in Mumbai

Things to wear:

 Full/ Half sleeve T-shirt with stretchable Gym Pants/ Yoga/ Track pants/ Shorts. Please

DO NOT WEAR Denims or formals.

 Good Quality Trekking/ Hiking shoes Compulsory (Floaters and Sandals are not

allowed) or a comfortable pair of sport shoes with a good grip. Please don’t wear

formal/ casual/ leather shoes & please ensure the shoes are of good quality & not old

as to avoid wear & tear especially of the shoe sole.

 Wind cheater/ Water proof Jacket

Things to be carried by you:

1. Water (2 Litres) Compulsory

2. Food (Dry Snacks, Biscuits, Theplas, Parathas), Plum cakes, Fruits (Banana) for the Summit

3. Personal First Aid Kit

4. Cap, goggles, sunscreen etc.

5. Electral powder / Glucon D / Tang

6. A backpack to carry everything (No handbags or jholas)

7. Personal Sanitary Kit

8. Extra Pair of Clothes and socks

9. A light pair of slippers in the bag (for post trek).

Note:

 Please refrain from consuming Alcohol or any intoxicant uptill 24 hours before the trek

as it may cause severe dehydration, nausea, vomitting and risk to life.

 Avoid carrying heavy weight backpack for this trek. Keep everything covered in a

plastic bag as there are high chances of raining.

 The food provided would be simple village food

*Can I do this trek? Yes, you are fit for the trek if you:

 Can jog non-stop for 3-4 kms, or

 Can walk for 6-7 kms without feeling tired & breathless, or

 Have done a simple trek before of atleast 2-3 hours, &

 Have not consumed alcohol in the past 24 hours, &

 Have no medical condition which causes discomfort during any physical activity

Terms and Conditions of Service (TACS)

 You (“The user”) understands that there are inherent risks of the services which may or may not be directly provided by Carvan

Trips (“Us”/ “The Company”) in which the user may engage.

 The user confirms that they are physically and mentally capable of availing the service.

 The users’ participation is voluntary and the user shall under no circumstance hold Carvan Trips responsible for any injury,

accidents, illness and damage to or loss of personal property as the result of any incident or accident that may occur during the

period of service.

 The conduct and behavior of the user should not cause distress or harm to anyone including other user members, Carvan Trips’

staff, service providers etc; in which case we/ service providers reserve the right to ask you to immediately leave, or in certain

circumstances, hand you over to the appropriate authorities, in which case the financial liability would be of the user.

 If for any reason the user wishes to abruptly end the trip before its scheduled completion, or is unable to participate due to

being unfit, we will not be able to provide any return support or any refund, and the financial liability for making any alternate

arrangements would be of the user.

 The user is responsible to follow the instructions of the leader/ service provider and the user has to bear all the expenses which

may arise in case for medical exigency or any emergency condition.

 Cuts, bruises and minor injuries are normal for an adventure activity. First aid kit is provided and the coordinators are trained to

respond in such situations. Carvan trips takes all the reasonable steps to provide basic safety required for the particular activity.

 During the trip, the trip leader’s decision will be final decision, whatsoever.

 Carvan trips hold the rights to change the itinerary or even cancel the activity in case of any unexpected change in weather or

other unpredicted situations occur that are beyond our control. Carvan trips will not be liable for any costs such as travel or

accommodation incurred by the participant in such circumstances.

 All activities are described as accurately as possible, however, the exact arrangements may differ slightly on any given day.

 Photographs are used for representation purpose and should be taken as a guide only.

 It is mandatory to disclose any personal medical conditions so that prior arrangements can be made. Carvan trips do not hold

any responsibility for the outcome of any undisclosed medical condition during the trip.

 Smoking and drinking is strictly prohibited during the nature treks.

 If participants are found violating the rules, Carvan trips reserve all the rights to remove the participant from the group. In such

situation, no refund shall be provided.

 Due to certain unforeseen & uncontrollable circumstances, the participants can sometimes expect a delay in scheldue. We

request to add buffer time of about 1-2 hours after the trip and make post trip bookings accordingly.

 For a detailed cancellation policy, please visit our website - http://carvantrips.com/page/cancellation-policy

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