WSR INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECIAL Nature tour to Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary From 14th - 15th August 2016

Last Day for Booking: 10th July 2016

Short Info:

Category: Wildlife Tour

Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights

Cost: 3,500/- Per Person

         3,300/- WSR Members

Tour Lead: Satish B / Yamini M

Minimum participants required: 15



The Phansad Wildlife sanctuary is located in Murud and Roha talukas of Raigad District. It is located with the coastal stretch of Arabian sea.

Forests of the Sanctuary were earlier Hunting Reserve of the erstwhile Janjira State and were famous for the wildlife that they sustained.Prior to 1948,this sanctury was the game sanctuary and well protected by Nawab of Janjira. Due to excessive hunting and other indiscriminate use of the forests now show signs of degradation. Situated on low hills of the Malabar Coast, west of the north Sahyadri with the uniqueness of vegetation normally associated with high altitude and inland areas, it ranks high among biodiversity hotspots of the Western Ghats ecosystem, in terms of number of moist zone species regionally endangered and endemic to the Western Ghat. The Government has declared the area of 52.73 sq. km. as sanctuary dated 25.02.1986. And hand over to wildlife Division thane on 1994 for wild life management and protection. 



Day 1: 14th August 2016

Meeting point - 7.00 am at Kopri Bus Stop near ( Gavdevi Mandir ) Thane (E)

7.00 am - Start journey towards Phansad WLS can wait for half hour more for any participant coming from distant place

09.30 am - On the way Breakfast at Vadkhal naka.

12.30 pm - Reach Phansad, shift to Home stay. Forest dept shaks and tents 

01.00 pm – Lunch and introduction 

02.00 pm – Short Nature Trail (on road for monsoon birds)

04.00 pm – Forest Nature Trail it’s a flat trek of 6 kms  and can sit on machan watch tower and enjoy.

08.00 pm - Return to Guest house

08.30 pm Dinner

09.30 pm Night trail  at nearby area (Optional)

Day 2: 15th August 2016

06.30 am Wakeup call and Freshen up

07.00 am Breakfast

07.30 am Forest Nature Trail 

12.30 pm Lunch ( LIMITED)

02.00 pm Start journey towards Thane…. if time permits can visit kashid beach or birla temple 

06.30 pm Reach Thane(Tentatively) BUT DEPENDS ON TRAFFIC AT VADKHAL NAKA 



3500/- Per Person

3300/- WSR Member 



Travelling from Thane-Phansad-Thane

Home stay at Phansad tents of tarpoline basic level

All meals (Veg/Non-veg as per availability)

Sanctuary entry fee



Camera charges at Sanctuary

Extra Tea, coffee, cold drinks etc. or any personal orders

Any kind of Insurance


Things to carry:

Change of clothes, Cap.

Towel, napkin.



Tang,Glucon D, Lemons.

Ready to eat snacks.

Personal medicines 

Head torch/Hand torch with extra batteries (Compulsory)

Extra plastic bags

Rainwears, Umbrella


Smoking and consumption of Alcohol is strictly not  allowed as it’s a WILD LIFE SCANTUARY

Things To Carry:

Cap, Good shoes. 

Extra 3 pair of Clothes, a Towel etc. (a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)

Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.

Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things



Payment Details:

For booking you need to deposit advance amount of Rs. 3,000/- per person in the following Account:

Saving Acount No : 30927783348

Name - Satish S Ballal

Ifsc no - SBIN0001595 

Branch - Dombivli (MIDC ) East

Bank - SBI Bank.


For registration & booking Call/What’s up/SMS

Satish B – 9833608257

Yamini M -  9920013023 




Please read "Terms & Conditions" before Joining for any events 


Important Points to keep in mind:

  1. The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
  2. Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.
  3. Please do not wear any jewelry.
  4. Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.
  5. Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the any events. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the event. NO REFUND will be provided.

Medical Disclaimer: 

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.


Cancellation Policy:

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.

4. No cancellation amount will be refunded on advance payment.

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