Description

Andharban :

Andhar [अंधार]  in Marathi means  Darkness  and  Ban [बन]  means jungle,  so  Andharban [अंधारबन] means  The  Forest where you will feel darkness during daytime you can call it as Dark Forest !

This is simple trail of around 13 kilometers passing through dense forest on the edge of valleys of Tamhini ghat.overlooking the waters of Kundalika river.

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Distance 

Thane to Andharban trail start point is nearly 175 km. 


Route of Mumbai to Andharban 

Majiwada, Thane - Juinagar - Kalamboli- - Khopoli - Pali - Shivraj Hotel - Pimpri Dam  .

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Itinerary 

16th July 2017 (i.e. on 15th July night) 

00:30 am : Proceed from Majiwada, Thane towards  
                    Andharban trail start point. After reaching @  
                    Shivraj Hotel take rest. 

06:15 am : Refresh yourself 

07:30 am : Breakfast and pack your lunch. 

08:30 am : Start trek towards Andharban. 
                    we will start trekking in day-light. Now we are
                    standing on “Ghatmatha” we are going to descend
                    towards Konkan by trek route. Its altogether 5-6
                   hours trek and we are descending which is the best
                    part again and the time depends upon the speed. in Between 
                    we will have lunch.

03:30 pm :  @ Bhira dam & proceed to Mumbai

09:45 pm:  Reach  Thane(tentative).

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Trek Fee : Rs. 1250/- (approx) 

No. of Packs : 20 - 25

Meal included : Breakfast, Lunch & evening tea

Activity : Trekking

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Other Inclusions
Transport from start to end point
Professional expertise
First Aid 
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Transport

Transport from Majiwada, Thane to Thane by private non-AC bus

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Please wear full covering cloths and shoes it provides better protection from insects and scratches.

Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.


Things to Carry : 
1. Id Proof Compulsory
2. Water Bottle (2 Ltrs. Compulsory)
3. Electral Powder / Energy bars / Dry Snacks (dry fruits.
     biscuits, plum cakes etc).
4. Good grip quality trekking shoes – Must (Please check
     soles of your shoes and get them stitched if necessary).
5. Personal Medication / First Aid kit
6. Toiletries (Napkin, facewash, tissue paper etc.).
7.  Cap, goggles, sunscreen, moisturizer, mosquito repellent
     etc. (as per season)
8. Proper Backpack to carry all these things (No handbags,
    duffle bag or jholas)
9. Camera (Optional)
10. Rainwear (Jacket / Ponchos ) or Winter wear (Jackets,
      warmers or sweaters) – (as per season).
11. Carry your own glass, bowl, spoon and plate (if
       necessary)
12. Extra Pair of Clothes 
13. Sleeping bag / mat / bed sheet 
14. Slippers (optional – at the end of day / trek so that your
      feet can relax).

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Dos & don'ts

1. Alcohol and smoking is strictly disallowed on treks. If found, trekking under influence of drugs or drinks you’ll be barred from the trek. And our responsibility ceases with you.
2. Littering is strictly not allowed on treks. Do not leave empty plastic bottles, biscuit or chocolate wrappers behind. We have to carry our own garbage/leftovers back to the city.
3. Wear proper loose fitting clothes no denim pants allowed. Try and wear full sleeve top and long bottoms or trek pants which will spare you from mosquitoes, insect bites or thorny bushes.
4. Talk to the native villagers gently and give respect to them. Cause we are their guests.
5. Do not carry lots of cash, gold or any valuables. We are not responsible for the loss.

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For confirmation of the seat, full amount needs to be deposited prior to the event. Prior to making any payments please confirm about the seat availability.

Cancellation and Refund

1. If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
2. If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded
3. After that no refund will be provided.


Refund Policy
 
The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

 

For more details contact

Chandrashekhar Mhatre : 9773 69 63 23 / 8369 20 13 84

mail2vat@gmail.com

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