Explore the Paradise of Western Ghats & Gushing Waterfalls at Bhandardara !!
About the Tour :
A small hill station in the heart of Western Ghats, Bhandardara is located in Ahmednagar district. The Wilson Dam (also known as Bhandardara dam) and Pristine Arthur Lake is nature gift to Bhandardara. Monsoon is the best freak out season to visit here to explore gushing and stunning view of the Majestic Waterfalls like Umbrella waterfall, Randha Waterfall and Nanhe Waterfall etc.The next worth visiting place is the Valley of Shadows-Sandhan Valley. Exploring Sandhan valley in monsoon is totally a different experience and like sweet cherry on the cake. Amruteshwar temple, an Hemadpanti style temple makes one speechless with its graceful carvings and the archaeological & mythological stories.
Outing Date : 24th-25th September 2016
SHORT INFORMATION :
Category : Offbeat & Eco-Tour
Duration : 01 Night / 02 Days
Highlights of outing:
Valley of Shadows-Sandhan Valley and Kokankada and Reverse Waterfalls
Stay in an eco-village “Samrad” which is completely nomadic with the very basic facilities like stay and homely meals.
Amruteshwar Temple- Ratanwadi, the base village of Ratangad Fort has Amruteshwar temple, which dates back from Hemadpanti Era.
Wilson Dam and Umbrella Waterfalls – Built in 1910 and is one of the oldest Dam in the country. Tourist can wander around in the garden, which is located at the base of the Dam.
Randha Falls and Necklace Waterfalls – The loud River Pravara descends down from a height of 170 ft. and turns itself into a beautiful waterfall.
Mesmerizing view of the Pristine Arthur Lake
Day 01 (Saturday) :
Early morning depart from Dadar by 07:00 am and en-route pick up at Thane. Halt for breakfast. With introduction session, journey full of songs and games; reach Samrad by lunch time. Freshen-up and Lunch. Proceed to Valley of Shadows -Sandhan Valley. Enjoy a small trail to the mouth of valley and scenic monsoon view. Visit Kokankada, enjoy the Reverse waterfall. Freshen-up and enjoy bhajiyas and hot tea. Experience Paddy farming (depends on climatic condition). Enjoy night session of games and fun in the chilling night. Lights off for the Sleep.
Day 02 (Sunday) :
Early morning wake up call. Freshen up and have breakfast. With a small session on History, vist Amruteshwar Temple in Ratanwadi. Proceed to Bhandardara Dam and Umbrella Waterfalls. Visit the sparkling water reservior Arthur Lake and series of Waterfalls like Randha waterfalls and Nanhe waterfalls. Return back to Mumbai by late evening.
Tour concludes with the Happy Moments :)
*Note : There might be alteration in the itinerary as per the situation.
Tour Cost: Rs. 4,000/-per person
For Lifetime Members : Rs. 3,800/- per member
Dadar to Dadar Transportation by non-a/c vehicle
Accommodation in basic local villager’s house on sharing basis
All Veg Meals (Non Veg Dinner incl.)
Expertise and Guide Charges
All entry fees, sight-seeings and permit charges
Anything other than mentioned above
Note : As it is totally eco-destination, there are very basic facility available and limited sources available for the accommodation. Mumbai Travellers are serving the best facility available at Samrad. They Stay is available on multiple sharing basis (All travellers sharing single room on dormitory basis; different for male and females)
PAYMENT DETAILS :
For booking you need to deposit Rs.40000/- per person in following Account :
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Cancellation and Refund applicable on the whole tour cost
1. If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
2. If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded
3. After that no refund will be provided.
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