Andhar means Darkness and Ban stands for dense jungle, so the word Andharban literally means The Dense Dark Forest. The intimidating factor of this 13km long trek has to be the hardcore jungle cover over your head. A major portion of this trek route involves walking through this denseness. The start point of this trek ie Pimpri dam begins in bright daylight which keeps on fluctuating as we keep entering the dense part of the forest and out, this only adds up to the magic that this place has to offer. The trek concludes at yet another dam called the Bhira dam which is also the source of the Kundalika river which is famous for its White Water Rafting. 30% of the trek is all descend and remaining is normal walking. While on the route we can see the beauty of places like Ghangad, Tailbaila, Sarasgad, Plus valley, Tamhini ghat, Kundalika valley. If time permits after the trek we will be also visiting the famous ganesh temple at pali.
Type : Valley/Dense JungleTrek.
Range : Mulshi, Pune.
Base Village : Pimpri (Tamhini Ghat).
Grade : Medium.
Height : 2,100 feet Approx (Start point).
Trek Distance : 13KM (Roughly 6-7 hours to complete)
Cost : 1200rs per person.
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Meeting point : 13th Dec.
05:50 am – Pritam Hotel Dadar.
The pickup points will be as follows :
06:15 am – Yogi Hotel , Diamond Garden , Chembur.
07:00 am – Vashi below Main Birdge.
07:30 am – McDonald, Kalamboli, Panvel.
08:00 am – Breakfast at Lonavala.
10:00 am – Reach Pimpri dam ie the start point of our trek.
10:30 am – Commencement of the trek after briefing and a short introduction.|
01:30 pm – Lunch at Hirdi village.
02:15 pm – Continuing with the trek.
05:00 pm – Reach Bhira dam ie the End point of our trek.
10:00 pm – Mumbai tentatively.
Cost : 1200rs per person.
Maximum number of participants : 30.
Mumbai Route :
Dadar – Vashi _ Kalamboli- Lonavla –Pimpri dam
Return Journey Via Khopli :
Bhira Dam- Pali – Khopoli – Kalamboli – Vashi – dadar
Pune Route :
Pune people can join us at lonavala (Kumar resort).
And return journey drop at khopoli satation.
Travelling from Dadar to Dadar by Private NON AC BUS.
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