Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, known for its dense forests, is home to animals including black panthers, bison, sloth bear, bonnet macaque, elephants, leopard cats, civets, porcupines and our national animal- the tiger. More than 300 species of birds including 4 types of hornbill have been recorded here. Reptiles in the park include the king cobra, spectacled cobra, Russell's viper, saw-scaled viper, common krait, Indian rock python, rat snake, vine snake, bamboo pit viper and monitor lizards. The sanctuary provides rafting opportunities at the Virnoli Rapids connected to the Kali River. Other activities include jungle walks, water zorbing, bird watching, crocodile spotting etc.
Itinerary: #Friday, 19:00 - Start travelling from Mumbai in AC Volvo bus. Pickup from CST, Vashi and Kalamboli. 23:00 - Pickup from Pune
#Saturday, 09:30 - Reach Dandeli and have breakfast 11:00 - Crocodile park excursion 12:00 - Reach our cottages and freshen up. 14:00 - After lunch, we can go for a nature walk in the jungle 16:00 - We will go for evening Jeep Safari in Anshi National Park 19:00 - Dinner and then some gupshup or night walk in the forest
#Sunday, 06:00 - Morning Jeep Safari 09:00 - Breakfast and then checkout 12:00 - We will do river rafting, water zorbing, swimming etc. in Kali river 17:00 - Return bus for Mumbai/Pune
#Monday, 07:00 - Reach Mumbai
Fee Includes: - Travel from Mumbai/Pune to Dandeli and back in AC Volvo - Local transport in bus/auto/jeep etc. - Accommodation on triple sharing basis in cottages - All meals from Saturday breakfast to Sunday Evening refreshments - River Rafting, Water Zorbing, etc. - Jungle Safari in Jeep, Nature Walk in Forest - Crocodile Park Excursion
Fee Excludes: - Food during the bus journey from Mumbai to Dandeli and back - Bottled water/drinks during the trip - Anything not mentioned in Includes
Things to be carried: - At least 1-litre personal water bottle (compulsory, all-time in your bag) - Proper clothing for 2 days and various activities - Sports shoes are recommended but floaters are also acceptable - We appreciate people carrying juice packets, dry fruits, energy bars etc.