Trekking & Camping in Mumbai: Feb 2017
Mumbai – The city that never sleeps and holds the glitz quotient high has entirely another facet. Being surrounded by plateaus, forts and hills, the city boasts of many popular trekking spots. Trekking is active fitness with sightseeing rolled into one and camping connects you to nature and makes you enjoy simplistic surroundings.
Check out our top picks for Trekking & Camping in Mumbai this February.
1. Kothaligad (Peth) fort trek By Small Steps Adventures
Enjoy a day away and explore a fort. Kothaligad (also called Kotligad or Kothligad) ,a small Fort (3100 ft) to the east of Karjat, is one of the famous treks due its small height and easy climbing. It is also known as the Fort of Peth because of its vicinity to Peth village at its base. Explore the Pinnacle of the Peth fort with internally carved stairs, Bhairoba Mandir, Bhairoba Cave, Water cisterns, Bastions of the fort well in condition
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 7:00AM - 5:30PM | Assemble at Karjat station
2. Trek to Harishchandragad via Nali Chi Vaat by Small Steps Adventures
Harishchandragad which is famous for its height, its toughness and the famous “KonkanKada”. It is also well known for its breath taking view. The fort is very popular for trekkers and nature lovers as it is one of the best forts to trek. Test your strength with the tough ascent/descent, rock climbing, Taramati top visit and enjoy sunset, cap fire and the fort visit.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:00PM - Sun, 19 Feb 2017 1:30PM | Assemble at Kalyan
3. Vaitarna Riverside Camping by Mumbai Travellers
Enjoy one of the most mesmerizing view of crystal clear water of Vaitarna Dam surrounded by proud Sahyadri ranges! As being winter, weather over here will be chilled and cozy, beautiful sunset, campfire, some games and sharing stories, camping in tenets to would make the stay to be cherished for lifetime.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 9:40AM - Sun, 19 Feb 2017 3:00PM | Assemble at Kasara
4. Evening Alongside a River - Camping, Fun, Games & Adventure By DustyRoad
Welcome to a beautiful campsite on the bank of a small but playful river at a small village near Karjat. Enjoy games, fun and adventure, with Barbecue starters and Dinner listening to the natural music of the flowing river. Bathe in the soothing moonlight, away from civilization, enjoying the cool evening breeze and campfire along with your family and friends. You could try to create your own campfire, cook your own barbeque, make your own tent.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 4:00PM - Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:00AM | Assemble at Karjat Railway Station
5. Winter Trek to Rajmachi & Overnight Camping by Dusty Road
Rajmachi is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri in India. The fortification at Rajmachi consists of two forts, namely Shrivardhan fort and Manaranjan Fort. Rajmachi Fort is a popular trekking destination which is about 15 km trekking distance from Lonavala. Enjoy Overnight Camping , suddle around the camp fire, Trek to Fort, take a dip in the pond and make it a memorable weekend.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 4:00PM - Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:00AM | Assemble at Lonavala Bus Stand
6. BandCamp Talkies-The Darjeeling Limited By White Collar Hippie
A stone’s throw away from the city (clock says 60 mins!), BANDCAMP is located off Gorai beach. The layout is such that you can enjoy nature and have your privacy even though it’s a bustling campsite. Expect tents, sleeping bags and camping goodies, unwind in the main area or walk around the fishing village down to the sea anytime. There will also be bonfires, a barbeque, long walks, and some great food! Movie nights at BandCamp is our own little way of helping you reconnect with cinema out in the open in a beautiful camping environment. Also, since the venue is BANDCAMP, there is going to be some great live music before the screening :)
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 4:00PM - Sat, 25 Feb 2017 12:00PM | White Collar Hippie Campground
7. Plus (+) Valley Trek By Eightydegree Adventure Sports
"PLUS Valley" .... is a beautiful and infrequently explored valley situated in the Tamhini Ghats amidst four majestic hills giving a plus sign shape to this Valley. Descending this 2000ft deep valley is comparatively easy, but the thrilling factor gets throttled once you reach to the repelling point. The first Rappelling point is approx. 130fts and the immediate next rappelling is approx. 250fts deep out of which approx. 200ft of sheer overhang which will land you directly beside a huge pond. Further after a Night camping at the base the next morning Journey is via beautiful flora n breathtaking scenarios where the trail runs parallel to the huge and beautiful Bhira dam reservoir till the Bhira dam.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 4:00AM - Sun, 26 Feb 2017 6:00PM | Assemble at Swargate ST Stand (Pune)
8. Lakeside camping Arthur Lake By 99Hikers
Enjoy simple pursuits such as reading, watching stars, hiking, swimming and playing games together as a group. Camping offers peace, and relaxing atmosphere. It helps to get close to nature and a break from hectic routines. Enjoy Lakeside camping just 3 hrs away from Mumbai at Bhadardara Dam.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 2:00PM - Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:00AM| Assemble at Kasara station