About Sandhan Valley: Sandhan Valley is a unique experience combining adventure activities such as Rappelling and staying amidst nature. Sandhan valley is a water-carved valley around 200 feet deep. Sandhan is located near the beautiful Bhandardara region near a village called Samrad. Samrad village and Sandhan Valley are surrounded by Alang, Madan and Kulang Mountains.
Sandhan Valley trek starts from Samrad village. Total trek time is around 5 hours which includes rappelling and crossing pool of water. And deep gorges and one of its kinds of life experience which you feel at the end of the trek.
The Great Grand Dad of all Treks - The Valley of Shadows, Where you'll hardly get to see the sunlight, isolated from the outer world, dead silence, passing through those deep creepy ponds, lifeless rocks and boulders, Echoes of your own footsteps will make you feel like a presence of some entity, sleeping by the waterfall with the nocturnal creatures in sub-freezing temperature. You'll remember this 48 hours throughout your lifetime.
Brilliant & deep narrow rock floored ravine between the two high walls of a mountain range. At some places, its width is less than 3 ft so that at some places sun rays unable to reach. So its called the valley of the shadow. To go at the end side of the gorge you have cross 2-3 water pools, water level changes according to seasons, in winter it is up to waist & in summer it is up to knee height. At the end of the valley, you get a magnificent view of high cliffs & deep valleys.
DAY 01 - Friday Night Catch the CST-Kasara train as per the timings mentioned. 10: 50 PM - CST 10: 57 PM - Byculla 11: 05 PM - Dadar 11: 13 PM - Kurla 11: 18 PM - Ghatkopar 11: 34 PM - Thane 11: 57 PM - Dombivali 12: 07 AM - Kalyan 01: 18 AM - Kasara
Day 2 Saturday
01:30 am - Meet our Team at Kasara St. And move towards the base village in Jeep.
03:30 am - Reach Base village, and take some rest
05:00 am - Wake up call, freshen up, gear up for the trek
05:30 am - Breakfast/tea to start our day.
06:30 am - Introduction round, brief on rules and regulations to be followed by everyone on the event. Enjoy trekking; at a 4ft deep water patch approx. 30m length, descending on the rock patches, rappelling 50ft. down on a rocky patch, etc. All this only adds to the thrill of the whole exploration.
05:00 pm - Reach campsite. Refresh, relax and enjoy the sunset.
08.00 pm - Settle down for dinner followed by the campfire.
10:00 pm - Stories, sharing experiences, fun-filled chit-chats and lots more. Take rest for the day relaxing under the sky; watching stars.
Day 2 Sunday
05:00 am - Wake up, get fresh and have breakfast at the campsite
07:00 am - Start trekking towards Dehne in a cool pleasant morning to beat the heat.
09:30 am - Reach Dehne takes some rest.
10:30 am - Move towards Asangaon in a private/public transport.
11:30 am - Catch Mumbai local from Asangaon railway station.
01:30 pm - Reach Mumbai with a promise to meet soon.
Travel from Kasara to base village And Dehne village to Asangaon.
Day 1 breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 breakfast, Camping in Tent, Local guidance
Tent Sharing (3/4)
Things to carry:
Some ready to eat food like- plum cakes, fruits, chocolates, biscuits, etc.
3 Liters of water must.
Good trekking shoes.
Power bank optional
Extra pair of clothes, socks optional
Cap, Camera as Optional
1 packet of electrol, enerzal, glucon-D
Medications if required for individual
Avoid wearing precious ornaments on an event, if possible
And a haversack or backpack to put all the above things to be carried, so hands are free to help each other while trekking.
Sling bags / jholas / trolley bags etc not allowed on the event. Please pack accordingly
Payment once done is non-refundable.
Trek Leader Decision will be final. No argument will be entertained
Bhatakna reserved the right to change/deviate/cancel the plan without any prior notice
Participants Safety is the prime concern for us and will not compromise for the same.
Registration Form should be filled up after the registration is done, so we will have the emergency contact database
Bhatakna is not Responsible for any baggage or personal belonging loss/damage and participant are responsible for the same.