Description

 

 

Spnadan Bhramanti invites all trekkers to its trek to

Sandhan Valley – Wonder of Nature

(Exploration cum rappelling Trek)

 

About Sandhan Valley 

            Sandhan Valley, also known as Valley of suspense or Valley of Shadow, is one of the greatest canyons in the splendid setting of Sahyadri (Western Ghats).  The water carved valley is 200 ft deep and about 1.5 long. Sandhan valley is located on the western side of the beautiful Bhandardara region, near Samrad village. The valley is surrounded with mighty Alang, Madan and Kulang (Known as AMK- rated as the toughest trek in Sahyadri) Ratangad, Ajoba  & Kalsubai  (5400 ft. highest peak in Maharashtra) mountain ranges. The brilliant and deep narrow rockfloored ravine is located between the two high walls of mountain range. At some plazces its width is less than 3 ft and at some places sun rays unable to reach the ground.Which gives it the name: valley of shadow. Sandhan valley is accessible throughout the year except monsoon. To go at end of gorge you have cross 2 to 3 water pools, water level changes according to season. In winter water is up to waist and in summer it is up to knee high level. At the end of valley you get magnificent view of high cliffs and deep valleys.

               

 

Duration of the Outing: 2 Nights / 2 Days

Date: 25th May to 27th May 2012

Highlights of Outing:

1. Unexplored Sandhan Valley - actually a descend down a narrow & steep gorge

2. Rappelling - 3 rock patches along the route which can be safely descended by Rappelling

3. crossing a few Pools of water along the route which would be around 3-4 feet deep in places
2. Ancient Amruteshwar Temple

3. Aurthur (Bhandardara) Dam and reservoir
4. Rural life in western ghats
5. Interactive Camp fire session

 

Difficulty level : Medium

 

Meeting place & time: on 25/05/12 all the participants will catch 23.20 Kasara slow local from Mumbai  CST

                                      Dadar            :           23.20  

                                      Thane            :           00.16

                                      Dombivali     :           00.38

                                      Kalyan           :           00.47

                                      Kasara           :           02.01

                                     

Outing Schedule:

Day 1 - Friday 25th May 2012 - Overnight journey towards Kasara and then  village Samrad.

Day 2 – Saturday 26th May 2012 - Early morning arrival at Samrad, fresh up and breakfast. Proceed to explore the Sandhan valley. Experience the thrill as well as natural light & sound show in the valley. Night stay in the Valley under the open sky.

Day 3 – Sunday 27th May 2012 - After breakfast proceed towards Dehne village. And  proceed  towards Shahapur and then Mumbai.

 

Enrollment Fees:    Rs.1300  /- per person

 

Includes:

•    Transportation from Kasara to Shahapur by local Transport
•    All meals (i.e. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)  except 26th May Lunch that participant     have to  carry.
•    Sightseeing as per the above schedule
•    Equipment, Expertise and Guide charges

 

Note:

1)      Seats will be booked only after payment of advance in Bank Account & telephonic confirmation.

2)      For Bank Account details please contact on Number given below.

3)       Please avoid wearing gold ornaments and valuables.


Contact Person:

Kumar Gaudse :          9870577761

Santosh Kanse:            9833660650

Kamal Chaoudhary:    9867727265

 

 

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