The Youth Hikers: Trek to Valley of Shadow “Sandhan Valley” on 15-16th November 2014.

One of the most awaiting Trek to “ Sandhan Valley ” on 15th-16th November 2014 (Starting on Friday Night).

Place: Sandhan Valley
Base village: Samrad
Rappelling Height: few patches of around 40 ft high.
Grade:- medium Technical

We are glad to invite you to participate in the most awaiting trek cum exploration to the valley of shadow's, The Sandhan Valley, our second visit of this winter… a mesmerizing walk through a valley, formed by the tallest walls of sahyadri..a walk to remember, rappells in between and a camping at the lake, below...

“SANDHAN” …. is a beautiful place situated in the Western Ghats near Ratangad. Amidst the water carved valley of 50 to 500 feet deep and around two km long. Experience the heart throbbing crossing of 4 ft deep water pool in the way of rock floored water carved valley. This will be your memorable trek.

Here we wont be hiking a fort or a pinnacle but what we are going to visit is 2 km long natural gorge formed by the force of flowing water.
It’s a kind of experience to walk through this 500 ft deep narrow gorge where in one has to tackle uneven rock patches, patches where in one has to cross water pools as deep as 4 ft.
It’s a complete adventure package as we will be rappelling down 3 rock patches.

Come feel the Adventure with us, where shadows are playing a mystic role..

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Date :- 15th-16th November 2014 (Leaving by 14th Night)

We will be leaving by Last Kasara Slow Local

Time Table -
00:15 am :CST
00:23 am: Byculla
00:33 am: Dadar
00:44 am: Kurla
00:50 am: Ghatkopar
01:10 am: Thane
01:32 am: Dombivali
01:40 am: Kalyan
02:56 am: Kasara

Board the second compartment from kasara side of the train from your respective stations so that we can meet in the compartment itself.

Day 1 -
Reach Samrad by Private vehicle
Morning Refreshment at base village
08:00 am – Start Exploration
Lunch Midway
05:30 pm – Reach at base, dinner, campfire & stay

Day 2 -
6 am -- Wake Up
Finish morning refreshments
Start descend towards Dehne
Travel Dehne to Shahapur by local transport
1:30 pm -- Reach Shahapur
proceed for Asangaon
Reach Mumbai by Local train by 08:00 pm (depending upon the railway mega blocks)

The cost for the trek is Rs. 1500/-


Transportation from Kasara till Asangaon,

Breakfast & Dinner (15th Nov.)

Breakfast & Refreshments (16th Nov.)

Rappelling Charges.

Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
Seats will be first come 1st basis with Advance payment only ...
Special discount will be given on group bookings... !!
for registration, please Email Us @

Things to be carried:

A Water Bottle (~2-3 Ltrs),

Your Plate (Katori, Spoon etc)
Torch With Extra Battery (Must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Cap
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Personal Medical Kit, Medicine those if you require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes, Sleeping Bag/Carry Mat
Good trekking shoes, carry extra pair of shoes or floaters if possible
A haversack to put all these things

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.
■ The Youth 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, The Youth Hikers will notify same to participants by phone, web and Face book, WhatsApp no change in costing will be charged.
■ In case of cancellation of event, money will be returned to those who have enrolled, without any cutting.
■ In case of cancellation of event, from participant's side, money will be returned to those who have enrolled, with
1. In case cancellation done before, 15 days, Rs. 50/- will be deducted.
2. In case cancellation done before, 1 week of Event, Rs. 500 will be deducted.
3. In case cancellation done on same day as tour is leaving or left, no refund will be given.

All our treks are Eco-friendly treks; kindly take care of nature around us. Smoking and Drinking alcohol during trek is strictly prohibited if anyone found doing that will be expelled from trek without refund.

The Youth Hikers

• The Youth 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 The Youth Hikers in connection with the The Youth Hikers, including injury or loss incurred whilst participating in any activity of The Youth Hikers or in any activity in which participants are invited to participate.

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