Tattva Adventures Trek to Sandhan Valley (Full Descend) on 2nd & 3rd Jan 2016 (Leaving on 1st night Friday)
Sandhan valley सांधण व्हॅली is known Wonder of nature & splendid of Sahayadri (Western Ghats).Water carved valley of 200 ft deep and about 1.5 long. Sandhan valley is located on the west side of beautiful Bhandardara region, near Samrad village. Valley surrounded with mighty Alang अलंग, Madan मदन & Kulang कुलंग (Known as AMK- toughest trek in Sahyadri) Ratangad रतनगड, Ajoba आजोबागड & Kalsubai कळसूबाई शिखर (5400 ft. highest peak in Maharashtra) mountain ranges. Brilliant & deep narrow rock floored ravine between the two high walls of mountain range. At some places its width is less than 3 ft so that at some places sun rays unable to reach. So it’s called valley of shadow. it is accessible throughout the year except monsoon. To go at end side of gorge you have cross 2-3 water pools, water level changes according to seasons, in winter it is up to waist & in summer it is up to knee height. At the end of valley you get magnificent view of high cliffs & deep valley.
The Sandhan valley trek incorporates a rappelling experience and freehold rock climbing and descending, which cannot be undertaken by a group of rookies or individual trekkers. You would have to enlist the help of an operator who will, in addition to the technical gear also provide you camping gear.
Brief info about the Trek :-
Location :- Igatpuri – Ghoti – Bhandardhara – Samrad
Grade :- Medium with Thrill
Cannoying with 3 Rock Patches.
Schedule for Event :- Kindly board the Kasara Local according to the Below mentioned Timings and get in with your Respective Stations
10:50 PM – KASARA Semi fast Local from CST
@ CST :- 10:50 PM
@ Byculla :- 10:57 PM.
@ Dadar :- 11:05 PM
@ Kurla :- 11:13 PM
@ Ghatkopar :- 11:18 PM
@ Mulund :- 11:30 PM
@ Thane :- 11:34 PM
@ Dombivali :- 11:54 PM
@ Kalyan :- 00:07 AM
@ Kasara :- 01:18 AM.
Participants who reside on the slow tracks request you to join with the nearby fast local station ..
After Reaching Kasara all the Participants have to gather near Ticket Window post counting we will start our journey to Sandhan Valley via Samrad Village.
- Reach Samrad by Private vehicle-Jeep
- Start trek , once reached at the base village samrad
- Breakfast after crossing the water flow in the valley
- Lunch on the Way ( Lunch to be carried )
- Reach at the Base, visit the blue Lagoon Pond , Campfire , Dinner etc.
- Wake up Call , Freshen Up
- Breakfast ( Maggie, Upma or Poha )
- Start descend towards Dehne
- Lunch at Dehene Village
- Travel Dehne – Dolkhamb and further to Asangaon by local transport bus or Jeep whichever is available
- Reach Asangaon by 3:30 PM
- Reach Mumbai by 07:30 PM ( Which is Tentative )
The cost for the trek is 1700 /-
Registrations only through Calls.
JD +91 7666 611 666
Sai +91 7738 783 657
Which includes Transportation from Kasara till Asangaon,
2 Breakfast , 1 Lunch , 1 Dinner, Rappelling , Gear Charges , First Aid and Expertise Charges .
Things To Be carried:
TORCH V IMP with extra batteries ( please don't forget )
Sleeping bag and good winter jackets. We promise it will be cold :)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
1 pc maggi
Mosquito Reppelent cream
A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs) Compulsory
Medicines if any
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of floaters.
Extra pair of clothes
No Smoking, tobacco and alcohol
Be a group - its not a race
No littering please...we are educated :)
The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
Note- Please understand this ain’t a picnic, all Trekking and Adventure activities demand fitness.
We request you to get a medical fitness check done before you participate in any such events. If suffering from any allergy carry proper medications and inform your
trek leaders about it. Also make sure you have a sufficient supply of medication for your trip, building in an allowance for any travel delay. Those with Active Chest
and Heart diseases that limit physical activity should not go to high altitudes.