1 Nights Bhandara (1)
Sandhan Valley Trek! Minimum Required : 10 Operational all year round except Monsoons. Best Season : Winter Sandhan Valley is a beautiful valley situated in the Western Ghats near Ratangad. Also known as the Valley Of Shadows as the major portion of the valley doesnt allow the sun rays to come in. This naturally carved valley is 200 feet deep and approximately 2kms long. Located near beautiful Bhandardara region, it is also surrounded by Alang, Madan, Kulang, Kalsubai, Ratangad and Ajoba forts. Along with breathtaking sights, Sandhan Valley also offers adventure seekers a chance to rappel down patches to reach its base. The beauty of this trek lies within the fact that each year after monsoons the valley offers a new route, its like solving a puzzle to reach your destination. Height : 4100 ft Grade : Medium with Thrilling Patches Location : Bhandardara Region Cost: Rs. 2000/- per person. Album Link : https://goo.gl/photos/8sgxMRMKy5tNktzBA https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B28lf-XiIbleMW5ycUdQeGtUYnM&usp=sharing Video Link : https://youtu.be/vLR7gdmFYTE Itinerary : Day 0: Catch the CST-Kasara train as per the timings mentioned. 10:50 pm â?? CST. 10:57 pm â?? Byculla. 11:05 pm â?? Dadar. 11:13 pm â?? Kurla. 11:18 pm â?? Ghatkopar. 11:34 pm â?? Thane. 11:57 pm â?? Dombivali. 12:07 am â?? Kalyan. 01:18 am â?? Kasara. Day 1: 01:30 am â?? Depart to Samrad by a Private Vehicle 04:00 am â?? Reach Samrad. Proceed for some rest and breakfast. 07:00 am â?? Move towards the base exploring Sandhan Valley. Rappel down a few patches. Lunch mid way. (The route few small rappelling patches, the biggest one being 40-50ft approx and we have to go through water upto 4-5ft deep for approximately 30 meters on the way. This only adds to the thrill of the whole exploration.) 05:30 pm â?? Reach the base. Settle at the base followed by talks, food and campfire. End the day by a natural swimming pool under the open sky. Day 2: 06:30 am â?? Wake Up Call. Breakfast at the base. 08:00 am â?? Start trekking towards Dehene. 11:00 am â?? Reach Dehne. Lunch in Dehene. 02:00 pm â?? Move towards Asangaon. 04:00 pm â?? Reach Asangaon Station. 07:00 pm â?? Reach Dadar (Tentative). Inclusions : Transportation from Kasara to Asangaon Meals, Day 1: Breakfast and Dinner. Day 2: Breakfast and Lunch. Technical Assistance. Camping and Rappelling Charges. Expert Guidance. Safety and First Aid. Exclusions : Meals during travel Lunch on Day 1 Personal expenses Insurance of any kind Medical hospitalization, evacuation and related expenses Any item not covered under â??inclusionsâ? Note: The temperature is sometimes low in the nights so be mentally prepared for that. We don't want your experience to spoil if you come unprepared for the drop in temperature in the nights. Carry a sleeping bag if you have or ask us about options for renting a sleeping bag.