We have arranged a Trek to Sandhan Valley also known as Valley of Shadows (Exploration)
Sandhan valley is known as Wonder of nature & splendid of Sahyadri (Western Ghats). Water carved valley of 200 ft deep and about 1.5 long. Sandhan valley is located on the west side of the beautiful Bhandardara region, near Samrad village. Valley surrounded with mighty Alang, Madan & Kulang (Known as AMK- a toughest trek in Sahyadri) Ratangad, Ajoba & Kalsubai (5400 ft. highest peak in Maharashtra) mountain ranges.
Brilliant & deep narrow rock floored ravine between the two high walls of the 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 shadow. it is accessible throughout the year except for monsoon. To go the end side of 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 valley.
The Sandhan valley trek incorporates a rappelling experience and freehold rock climbing and descending, which cannot be undertaken by a group of rookies or individual trekkers. You would have to enlist the help of an operator who will, in addition to the technical gear also provide your camping gear.
Brief info about the Trek:- Location:- Igatpuri Ghoti Bhandardhara Samrad Grade:- Medium with Thrill Cannoying with 3 Rock Patches. Cost of the Event 1800/-
Schedule for Event:- Kindly board the Kasara Local according to the Below mentioned Timings and get in with your Respective Stations:-
Day 0 Catch Kasara Semi-Fast Local Slow from Mulund. 10:50 PM KASARA Semi fast Local from CST ) Catch Second Compartment towards Kasara to get together, - CST :- 10:50 PM - Byculla :- 10:57 PM. - Dadar :- 11:05 PM - Kurla :- 11:13 PM - Ghatkopar :- 11:18 PM - Mulund:- 11:30 PM - Thane:- 11:34 PM - Dombivali :- 11:54 PM - Kalyan:- 00:07 AM - Kasara:- 01:18 AM. Participants who reside on the slow tracks request you to join with the nearby fast local station.
After Reaching Kasara all the Participants have to gather near Ticket Window post counting we will start our journey to Sandhan Valley via Samrad Village.
Day 1 - Travel to Samrad Village in the jeeps. - Get down from the jeeps and 15 mins to complete nature chores. - Start of the Trek at 6.00 am - Post introduction. - lunch on the way
Mid-way halt - Reach the base at 05:00 06:00 pm - Campfire, Chitchat and Fun time. - Dinner Time ( 08:00 09:00 PM) - Sleeping at 10:00 11:00 PM.
Day 2 -Next-Day Wake-up call - Nature Chores and Breakfast time - Leave the Campsite - Reach Dehene Village - Freshen up and rest for a while. - Lunch at Dehne - ST Bus from Dehene to Shahpur and Auto from Shahpur to Asangaon Railway station whichever is available - Trek Ends at Asangaon Railway Station
The cost for the Event shall be 1800 /- Per Person.
Entry Charges, 1) Transport from Kasara to Samrad
And Dehne to Asangaon Railway Station. 2) 2 Breakfast (Tea and Pohe or Upma) 1 lunch 3) One Dinner on First Day 4) Basic First Aid 5) Rappelling Gear and Expertise Guidance.
Exclusions:- 1) Medical Emergency (If any) 2) Medical Evacuation (If any) 3) Cold drinks, mineral water charges (at Dhaba or in the village) 4) Food Bought other than inclusions ( in Village or at Dhaba) 5) any other charges occurred other than inclusions.
*Once the amount is transferred please send the transaction id/details via email/Whatsapp. * If the call goes unattended drop a msg along with your name and event we will get back to you. *Once Amount paid won't be refunded on any Circumstances *Registration will be accepted ONLY through Phone Call/SMS or WhatsApp
Mandatory Things to Carry:- Torch V IMP with extra batteries ( please don't forget ) Identity proof Sleeping bag and good winter jackets. We promise it will be cold :) Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc. 1 pc Maggi Mosquito Repellent cream A bottle of water (at least 2 Ltrs) Compulsory Medicines if any Good trekking shoes, an extra pair of floaters. Extra pair of clothes Carry Lunch for the First Day (Mandatory ) Carry at least 2 Lemons, Chocolate Bars, Glucon D, Odomos. Good Trekking shoes (Action Trekking Preferably) Personal basic medical kit ( carry your routine medicines if any to avoid complications). Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional) No wearing of Gold or any other expensive Ornaments ( if Lost owns a sole Responsibility ) A haversack to put all these things.
Rules No Smoking, tobacco, and alcohol
NOTE - This is an outdoor tour. All the activities & programs carry an amount of risk of injury and you are aware that outdoor activities have an inherent risk of personal injury. You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident, reasons beyond control like natural calamities, landslides, bad road conditions, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure, etc.; Man-Made calamities, Vehicle breakdown, vehicle dysfunction can happen & you agree that the organizer/leader shall not be held responsible for any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances. Adventure Geek reserves all rights to modify/change the camp/ program and abort the event and Adventure Geek will not be liable to refund booking charges in such a case. - Adventure Geek reserves all right to call off the on-going event when such circumstances arise, and it shall not be responsible for any refund henceforth.