Adventure Geek invites you for Sandhan Valley Trek.
Sandhan Valley Trek is also known as Valley of Shadows. Sandhan valley trek and Camping is known 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 beautiful Bhandardara region, near Samrad village. Valley surrounded with mighty Alang अलंग, Madan मदन & Kulang कुलंग (Known as AMK- a toughest trek in Sahyadri) Ratangad रतनगड, Ajoba आजोबागड & Kalsubai कळसूबाई शिखर (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 it’s 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.
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- Magnificent view of the Huge Valley
- Fully shadowed trek! Say bye to sun rays!
- Rappelling thrill
- Chimney crossing
Sandhan Valley Trek
Sandhan Valley Night Camping
Sandhan Valley Trek in December
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 the nearby fast local station.
After Reaching Kasara all the Participants have to gather near the Ticket Window post counting we will start our journey to Sandhan Valley via Samrad Village.
- Travel to Samrad Village in the jeeps.
(ne jeep 8 pax only)
- 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(lunch to be carried)
- 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.
-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
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Mandatory Things to Carry:-
Torch V IMP with extra batteries ( please don't forget )
Sleeping bag and good winter jackets. We promise it will be cold :)
Some ready-to-eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.
Mosquito Repellent cream
A bottle of water (at least 2 Ltrs) is Compulsory
Medicines if any
Good trekking shoes, and an extra pair of floaters.
Extra pair of clothes
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 sole Responsibility )
A haversack to put all these things.
Rules & Note
No Smoking, tobacco, and alcohol
- 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 ongoing event when such circumstances arise, and it shall not be responsible for any refund henceforth.
Sandhan Valley Trek and Night Camping
How long is the Sandhan Valley Trek Distance?
Sandhan valley trek is 26km From Samrad village to Dehne Village which we complete in 2 days
Do you organize Sandhan valley from Pune?
No we have batches leaving for Sandhan valley from Pune
Who can do Sandhan Valley Trek?
Anyone who is willing to do Sandhan Valley Trek. Regular Trekker
Female, Solo travelers can do this Sandhan Valley Trek?
Yes, a Female, Solo Traveller can do this Sandhan Valley Trek.
Parking is allowed at the base Village?
Yes, You can Park your Vehicle at the base village, But We recommend not bringing your car.
Are Toilet Facilities Available?
Toilet Facilities are at base villages and not during the trek.
How safe is rappeling?
We are professional and we never compromise on safety Measures
The difficulty level of the Trek?
Sandhan Valley is a Medium to Moderate level Trek.
Can Kids do Sandhan Valley Trek and Camping?
kids Above 12 years can do Sandan Valley
Best time to Visit Sandhan Valley Camping?
Sandhan Valley trek Start From November and December to Feb and this is the best time to do Trek
What all to Carry for Sandhan Valley Trek?
We have mentioned in Things to Carry in our Section you can Check them out.
Do we do the Sandhan valley trek with Rappelling?
Yes, Full Descend of Sandhan Valley has a Rappelling patch.
What is included in the tour
- Transport from Kasara to Sandhan Valley Base Village
- Guide Charges
- Entry Charges
- Basic First Aid
- Rappelling Gear
- Expertise Guidance.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Medical Emergency (If any)
- Medical Evacuation (If any)
- Cold drinks, mineral water charges (at Dhaba or in the village)
- Food Bought other than inclusions ( in Village or at Dhaba)
- Any other charges occurred other than inclusions.
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Step 2: After payment, We will add you to the WhatsApp Group, and will be requested to fill up the Mandatory disclaimer form online where you have to fill in relevant details including your full address.
Step -3: Group is formed for coordination, We will coordinate through SMS/ Call if the participant is not available on WhatsApp.