SPR GiriRatna Hikers Trek to Andharban on 15th -16th Oct 2016


Time : 4 Hours Descend trek

Grade : Medium

Base Village : pimpri village

Date : 06-12-2015 (Sunday)

Participants : 30 Only,(First come first serve)


“Andharban”, the word itself means dense dark forest. Andharban is one of the most beautiful trek in Sahyadris. The best time to visit this place is during monsoon or post monsoon. In this trek, you descend for almost 4 hours and you are covered with dense forest and shade. En-route enjoy the waterfalls and awesome view of Kundalika valley. Here, we will be descending from Pune (Ghatmatha) to Konkan. This trek is also famous among nature lovers, shutterbugs for various species of Butterfly and flowers are there.


Itenary for Trek:

Meeting point: Dadar (E) at 11:30pm on 15th 2016 (Sat Night) at Pritam Hotel Dadar - Thane (12.15 )

Pune Group:- We will start at 5.30 AM from Swargate ,

mumbai Group:-

Reach Tahmini Ghat by 3.30am and rest in bus till 06.00am

07.00 Wakeup call

08.00 Breakfast

Pune Group:-

Reach Tahmini Ghat by 7.30am and rest in bus till 08.00am

8.00 Breakfast


All Group

08.30 Start trek towards Andharban

13.00 Lunch Break in Hirdi Village

14:00 Start descend towards Bhira Dam

15:30 Bhira Dam

16:30 :-Departure to Mumbai/pune

17:30 Evening refreshments and visit to ballaleshwar ashtavinayak temple at Pali

19:00 Reach Pune tentetively and 22:00 Reaching Mumbai tentatively


The contrubution for the event will be Rs 1275/- per head for Mumbai, 925/- for Pune people


which includes,

Travelling from Dadar to Dadar and Pune to Pune

Morning Tea/Breakfast,

Veg packed Lunch

Guide and Expertise Charges



Emergency Medical evacuations if any required, Insurance and any item/event not mentioned in the inclusion list.


Things to Be carried:

Identity Proof

Torch with batteries (Compulsory)

A bottle of water (At least 1 Ltrs),

Napkin, Pair of clothes, Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional),

A good trekking shoes Mandatory,

Some ready to eat food Plum cakes, biscuits etc , spoon

A Backpack to put in all the things to be carried...(Pleases do not carry sling bags / Jholas.)

Personal basic medical kit (Containing Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection) (Optional)


Payment details:

One needs to pay full amount as advance at the time of booking.

The amount is to be deposited in the following account.

Name: Rajendra Jadhav

Bank: HDFC Ltd.

Account No: 50100091005091

IFSC code: HDFC0000814

Branch : Thane Ghodbander Road

Mail id: Registrations are done only on phone calls and will be confirmed only after the receipt of advance

Few rules we would like our participants to follow:

We follow a strict policy of "no trace" trekking, "Take nothing but memories and photographs, leave nothing but footprints".


Terms And Conditions

***It is up to the individual to arrange their own holiday / accident insurance & each adult would be asked to sign a liability waiver.

***SPR/Giriratna Hikers hold the right to change the venue, or date, of the event.

Event may be cancelled or postponed due to natural calamity, any system error.

***In case event place or venue is changed, SPR/Giriratna Hikers will notify same to participants by phone, web and Face book, no change in costing will be charged.

***All our treks are Eco-friendly treks. Kindly take care of nature. Smoking and Drinking alcohol during trek is strictly prohibited, in case anyone found during tour/trek that will be expelled from trek/tour without refund.
***SPR/Giriratna Hikers is not liable in any way whatsoever for any injury or loss (including any indirect or consequential loss) of any kind to person or property suffered by any participant whether by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent of SPR/Giriratna Hikers.


Few rules we would like our participants to follow:

We follow a strict policy of "no trace" trekking, "Take nothing but memories and photographs, leave nothing but footprints".

Do Not Litter: Participants are requested to carry the waste back to the city and dispose it off in dustbins

No Smoking, tobacco and alcohol: Smoking cigarette, chewing tobacco or related products and consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited on the trek. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the trek. NO REFUND will be provided.

(Smoking will only be permitted before the trek starts and after the trek is over with prior consultation of the Leader and the person will have to move away from the group to smoke.)

Respect the Heritage: Participants should not deface or damage any monument by writing or scribbling on them. Please help us to conserve and preserve our heritage along with our trek friends.

Be a group: It is of utmost importance that all participants stick together in the group, in the event of any ‘deviation’ by the participant without the consent of the ‘Trek Leader’, he/she/they will be considered as ‘Independent/s’ and will no longer be considered as a part of the group

Pay attention: Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.

In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; Trek Mates India, it’s instructors, organizers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.

Any violation of the above rules will be dealt with seriously, and may involve expulsion from the trek or event, and no refund is admissible in such cases.

Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of occurrence of any natural calamities, if event is cancelled, in such circumstances NO REFUND will be provided.

The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

Trek mates India reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice. No arguments or refunds will be entertained.

Registrations are only through phone calls (scraps, reply to this thread won’t be considered as confirmation)

Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis.


Medical Disclaimer: It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for riding. While planning your trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness checkup done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, severe headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physicians advice before coming.


To confirm his/her registration Please contact on the numbers given below:

Shilpa : 9920360336

Rajendra : 9769641488