Sondai Fort - Monsoon Trek

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About Sondai Fort Trek

Sondai is not popular fort. Sondai is 9 kms from Karjat. It offers beautiful view of Morbe Dam, Prabalgad, Irshal, Rajmachi, Songiri forts and Matheran mountain range. Sondai was used as watch tower. Sondewadi and Wavarle are the base villages of Sondai fort. Sondewadi village is situated at 1/4th height of this fort. There are 2 water cisterns on and steps are carved out of rocks to go on the topmost point where an idol of Sondai Devi stands. Two more water cisterns are on the way and has potable water. Waverle is another village from where a bit difficult approach to the fort passes through the dense forest.

 

Batches for Sondai

Registration is Closed on 19th August 2018

26th August 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

2nd September 2018

9th September 2018

16th September 2018

23rd September 2018

30th September 2018

 

Event Details

One Day Monsoon Trek to Sondai Fort Event Details

  • Sondai Fort Trek difficulty level - Medium

  • Sondai fort base village - Sondewadi

  • Sondai fort height - 1200 feet

  • Time required to climb Sondai fort  2 - 2.5 hours

  • Cost: Rs. 900

 

Event Itinerary


Sondai Fort - Monsoon Trek Event Itinerary

Train option for Mumbai participants

Catch CSMT - Karjat slow local

CSTM - Karjat local timing

  • 06:10 CSMT
  • 06:18 Byculla
  • 06:24 Dadar
  • 06:31 Kurla
  • 06:35 Ghatkopar
  • 06:49 Thane
  • 06:57 Dombivali
  • 07:02 Kalyan
  • 08:05 Karjat

 

Train options for Pune participants

Board Sinhgad express from Pune

  • 06.05 Pune
  • 06:10 Shivaji Nagar
  • 06:28 Pimpri
  • 06:33 Chinchwad
  • 07:13 Lonavala
  • 07:58 Karjat

08:05 Meet at Karjat railway station, near ticket counter.

08:15 Move to Base Village by Tumtum / ST bus.

08:45 Reach at Sondewadi and Breakfast.

09:15 Start ascending.

11:30 Reach on top and explore.

12:30 Descend.

14:30 Reach at Sondewadi and Lunch.

15:45 Journey towards Karjat railway station by Tumtum / ST bus.

16:30 Reach at Karjat railway station.

 

Please note

  • People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience.

  • Missing the train is missing Sondai Monsoon Trek, no refund will be provided.

  • Please wear trekking shoes for this trek with good grip. 

Cost Includes

  • 1 veg Breakfast and 1 veg Lunch.

  • Travel Karjat to Karjat by local tumtum/bus.

  • Trek Leader Expertise Charges.

 

Cost Excludes

  • Travel cost from Mumbai to Karjat and back.

  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption

  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.

  • Any kind of personal expenses.

  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.

  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.

  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.

 

How to Register

For Registration and Confirmation transfer Rs 900 per person in the given a/c

 

Account Name: Treks and Trails 

Bank Name: Axis Bank

Account Number: 917020047534079

Branch: Churchgate – Mumbai

IfSC Code:  UTIB0000695

Account Type: Current Account

 

or 

UPI ID - 9619095743@axisbank

 

Once payment is done, please send an email to   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   with Transaction ID, Participant Names, email ID, Whatsapp mobile number, emergency contact number.

 

Batches for Sondai

Registration is Closed on 19th August 2018

26th  August 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

September 2018

2nd September 2018

9th September 2018

16th September 2018

23rd September 2018

30th September 2018

 

Once payment is done, please send an email to   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   with Transaction ID, Participant Names, email ID, Whatsapp mobile number, emergency contact number.

Please Call for any clarification

  • Treks and Trails Mumbai mobile/whatsapp 8828746865 /  8828004949 / 9764461419 / 9867046166 ( 11 am to 7 pm only - Monday to Saturday )

Cancellation Policy:

  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.

Things to Carry

 

Thing to carry

  • 2/3 liters of water.

  • Lunch for the trek.

  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars.

  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets.

  • Good Torch must with extra battery.

  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek.

  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters.

  • Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.

  • Double pack your valuables / phones in plastic bags.

  • Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet.

  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen.

  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine.

  • Identity Proof.

  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles.

FAQ Sondai Fort Trek

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Can we drive till Sondewadi?

Yes.

2. Distance from Mumbai to Sondewadi?

Two hours drive from Mumbai 70 km approx.

3. Distance from Pune to Sondewadi?

Two and half hours drive from Pune - 115 km approx.

4. Number of days required for this event?

One day.

5. Is there food available on Sondai?

No. Food available at base village.

6. How much time required to climb Sondai?

2-2.5 hours (one way).

7. Where can we park our cars?

Base Village at your own risk.

8. Is there any parking charge?

Yes.

9. Are toilet available on Sondai fort?

Not available. During the trek toilets are not available.

10. Do Single travellers female sign up for these events?

We have 60 - 40 % or more Male - Female ratios on our events.

Many Single Travelling Female join our events.

11. Are kids allowed on treks?

Kids below 15 with Parents supervision only.

12. What type of food will be provided?

Only Veg local home cooked food is available.

13. Phone connectivity?

Limited phone connectivity available for most cellular service.

14. Is cash payment or spot payment accepted?

Cash payment is not accepted.

Registration against 100% upfront payment only via Paytm / UPI / NEFT / IMPS /  Payment Gateway.

On the spot payment not accepted.

We need to book in advance bus / jeep and make other arrangements upfront payment is must.

15. Will I get bottled water?

Normal well water shall be provided

16. Can I charge my phone?

No electricity. Please carry a power bank if required.

17. How is the weather now?

Summer Temperature Night 20oC - Day 39°C approx.

Monsoon it rains very heavily please double pack your expensive phones and gadgets.

18. Can we smoke or drink alcohol?

NO. People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit event on immediate basis.

19. Can we listen to music on Bluetooth speaker?

Listening to music on earphones or Bluetooth speaker is not allowed while trekking, Bluetooth speaker not allowed inside homestay.

20. How do I make payment?

You can pay online on our website in how to register tabs.

Incase your question is not listed above you can email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Bhandardara Waterfall Tour

Bhandardara Waterfall

 

Cost Rs 2000

Batches for Bhandardara Waterfall

25th 26th August 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

8th 9th September 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

22nd 23rd September 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

 

Event Itinerary

Bhandardara waterfall tour itinerary

Day 0 – Saturday

23:00 Meeting at Pritam da Dhaba, Dadar(East).

23:15 Departure from Dadar.

00:00 Pick up at Teen Hath Naka Junction, Thane.

Day 1 – Sunday

05:00 Reach at Samrad village.

Rest.

06:00 Freshen up.

07:00 Breakfast.

07:30 Start mini walk/trek towards reverse waterfall.

08:00 Enjoy some time at reverse waterfall.

09:30 Start journey towards Ratanwadi.

Visit waterfalls on the way to Ratanwadi.

11:00 Reach at Ratanwadi.

Visit old temple – Amruteshwar. You also find some “veergal’ here.

12:30 Lunch at Ratanwadi.

13:30 After Lunch start journey towards Wilson dam.

14:30 Reach at Wilson dam.

16:00 Start return journey to Mumbai.

22:00 Approx. arrival at Dadar.

Cost Includes

  • 1 veg Breakfast, 1 veg Lunch and 1 Evening tea and snacks.

  • Dadar to Dadar travel by private vehicle. (Non-AC)

  • Trek Leader expertise charges.

Cost Excludes

  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption

  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.

  • Any kind of personal expenses.

  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.

  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.

  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.

How to Register

Pay via neft and share details   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For Registration and confirmation transfer Rs. 2000.00 per person in the given a/c

Account Name - Treks and Trails 

Bank Name - Axis Bank

Account Number - 917020047534079

Branch: Churchgate – Mumbai

IfSC Code -  UTIB0000695

Account Type - Current Account

 

or 

UPI ID - 9619095743@axisbank

 

Once payment is done, please send an email to    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with

Transaction ID

Each Participant Name

Each Participant Pickup Point

Each Paticipant Email ID

Each Mobile phone number ( preferred whatsapp )

Emergency contact number

Male or Female 

 

Batches for Bhandardara Waterfall

25th 26th August 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

8th 9th September 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

22nd 23rd September 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

 

For any queries please call or email:

  • Treks and Trails Mumbai 8828746865 /  8828004949 / 9764461419 / 9867046166 ( 11 am to 7 pm only - Monday to Saturday )

 

Cancellation Policy Mount Kalsubai Trek

  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.

 

Things to Carry

Thing to carry

  • 2/3 liters of water.

  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars.

  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets.

  • Good Torch must with extra battery.

  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek.

  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters.

  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen.

  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine.

  • Identity Proof.

  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles.

  • Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.

  • Double pack your valuables / phones in plastic bags.

  • Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet.

 

Andharban Monsoon Trek From Pune

Andharban Trek 6

Andharban forest

Andharban, by its name means a dark dense forest. It is a gradual descend trek, where you are already on height and you will descend till end. It is one of the most beautiful trek and lots of things to explore. We will be walking on a ridge offering an awesome view of the Kundalika Valley, Bhira dam and the mountain ranges of Tamhini ghat. Evergreen forest covers you with shade in the first half of the trek (6-8 kms). The trek further descends down in Konkan to reach Bhira (4 kms). The same valley where is the origin of the Kundalika river famous for its white water river rafting.

Batches for Andharban Trek 

Registration is Closed till 15th August 2018

 

Event Details

Andharban Monsoon Trek Event Details

  • Type: Valley / Jungle descend trail.

  • Range: Mulshi, Pune.

  • Base Village: Tamhini.

  • Grade: Medium.

  • Trek Distance: 13 Km.

  • Cost: Rs 1300

 

Event Itinerary

Day 1 

04:00 Pickup at Bank of Maharashtra, Shivajinagar.

04:10 Pickup at McDonald’s, Deccan.

04:30 Pickup at Chandni Chowk.

06.30 Reach at base village.

07.00 Breakfast.

07.30 Starts trek towards Andharban.

11.30 Lunch Break - Hirdi platue.

12:30 Starts trek towards Bhira Dam.

15:30 Reach at Bhira Dam.

16:30 Evening Tea.

17:00 Departure to Pune.

20:00 Reaching Pune tentatively.

Please note

  • Trekkers should carry packed Lunch for this Trek.

Cost Includes

  • Travel from Pune and back to Pune.

  • 1 Veg Breakfast and Evening tea.

  • Treks and Trails India charges.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch for the trek.

  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption

  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.

  • Any kind of personal expenses.

  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.

  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.

  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.

 

How to Register

Andharban Trek Registration and Confirmation - Rs.1300.00 per person from Pune in the given a/c. 

 

Account Name: Treks and Trails 

Bank Name: Axis Bank

Account Number: 917020047534079

Branch: Churchgate – Mumbai

IfSC Code:  UTIB0000695

Account Type: Current Account

 

or 

 

UPI ID - 9619095743@axisbank

 

Once payment is done, please send an email to    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    with Transaction ID, Participant Name, email ID, Pickup Point, Mobile phone number, emergency contact number.

 

Batches for Andharban Trek 

August 2018

Registration is Closed till 15th August 2018

18th August 2018

19th August 2018

25th August 2018

26th August 2018

Please email for any clarification:

Email id :  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

For any queries please call or email

  • Treks and Trails Mumbai 8828746865 /  8828004949 ( 11 am to 7 pm only - Monday to Saturday )

Cancellation Policy

  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • Refund to be made on Rs 1200 booking amount - Taxes and Transaction charge will be deducted for online payments 

Things to Carry

Andharban Trek -Thing to carry

  • 2/3 liters of water.

  • Lunch for the trek.

  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars.

  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets.

  • Good Torch must with extra battery.

  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek.

  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters.

  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen.

  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine.

  • Identity Proof.

  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles.

  • Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.

  • Double pack your valuables / phones in plastic bags.

  • Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet.

 

FAQ Andharban Trek

Frequently Asked Questions:

1.  Can we drive till Tamhini?

Yes.

2. Distance from Mumbai to Tamhini?

Five hours drive from Mumbai - 165 km approx.

3. Distance from Pune to Tamhini?

Two and Half hours drive from Pune - 70 km approx.

4. Number of days required for this event?

One day.

5. Is there food available on Andharban?

No. Food available at base village.

6. How much time required to Andharban trek?

3-3.5 hours (one way).

7. Where can we park our cars?

Base Village at your own risk.

8. Is there any parking charge?

Yes.

9. Are toilet available on Andharban trek?

Not available. During the trek toilets are not available.

10. Do single travellers female sign up for these events?

We have 60 - 40 % or more Male - Female ratios on our events.

Many Single Travelling Female join our events.

11. Are kids allowed on treks?

Kids below 15 with Parents supervision only.

12. What type of food will be provided?

Only Veg local home cooked food is available.

13. Phone connectivity?

Limited phone connectivity available for most cellular service.

15. Is cash payment or spot payment accepted?

Cash payment is not accepted.

Registration against 100% upfront payment only via Paytm / UPI / NEFT / IMPS /  Payment Gateway.

On the spot payment not accepted.

We need to book in advance bus / jeep and make other arrangements upfront payment is must.

16. Will I get bottled water?

Normal well water shall be provided.

17. Can I charge my phone?

No electricity. Please carry a power bank if required.

18. How is the weather now?

Summer Temperature Night 20oC - Day 39°C approx.

Monsoon it rains very heavily please double pack your expensive phones and gadgets.

19. Can we smoke or drink alcohol?

NO. People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit event on immediate basis.

20. Can we listen to music on bluetooth speaker?

Listening to music on earphones or bluetooth speaker is not allowed while trekking, bluetooth speaker not allowed inside homestay

21. How do I make payment?

You can pay online on our website in how to register tabs.

Incase your question is not listed above you can email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Amboli Ghat Macro Photography Tour and Nature Trail

 

Amboli Tour

About Amboli Ghat

Amboli ghat is a hill station situated in sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, it’s a hot-spot for brimming wildlife such as reptiles, amphibians and many other macro subjects.

Wide variety of amphibians include amboli bush frog, Malabar gliding frog, bicolored frog also reptiles such as green vine snake, beddomes keel back, Deccan banded gecko etc can be found in amboli ghat.

Join us to explore this amazing wilderness and experience macro photography on the field, these trails will include walking through cold mountain water streams, heavy rain, thick fog cover etc. Thrilling as it might be, there might be various challenges to photograph these macro subjects.

 

Cost: Rs 9500

 

Batches for Amboli Photography Tour

Registration is Closed for 20th 21st 22nd July 2018

3rd 4th 5th August 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

17th 18th 19th August 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

31st 1st 2nd September 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

14th 15th 16th September 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

 

Event Itinerary

Amboli Ghat Nature Trail Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at Sawantwadi station (at 12pm preferred train Tutari exp 11003) pick-up to Amboli ghat, Reach Amboli ghat and check in, evening trail at Mahadev ghad road, followed by dinner.

Day 2

Breakfast and visit Amboli botanical garden to explore frogs, insects and other macro subject’s photography till lunch, after lunch rest. Night trail towards Chaukul village accompanied by local expert.

Day 3

Breakfast and morning local trail, leave towards Sawantwadi railway station. (drop at 4pm, Tutari exp 11004).

 

Cost Includes

  •  Triple sharing accommodations.
  •  All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) at Amboli.
  •  All applicable taxes.
  •  All entry-fees and guide charges.
  •  ST charges from Sawantwadi to Amboli and back.

 

Cost Excludes

  • Travel cost to Sawantwadi and back home.
  •  Travel meals.
  •  Any kinds of personal expenditure or extra meals.
  •  Bottled water, soft-drinks etc.
  •  Alcoholic beverages are not permitted.
  • Anything not included in inclusion list.

 

How to Register

Batches for Amboli Ghat 2018

Registration is Closed for 20th 21st 22nd July 2018

3rd 4th 5th August 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

17th 18th 19th August 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

31st 1st 2nd September 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

14th 15th 16th September 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

Payment terms

For registration transfer Rs. 3500.00 per person in the given a/c (Registration Fees)

                                                               or

For Registration and confirmation transfer Full Payment Rs. 9500.00 per person in the given a/c before 20 days of event date.

 

Note

  • Registration fee is not refundable.

 

Account Name - Treks and Trails 

Bank Name - Axis Bank

Account Number - 917020047534079

Branch: Churchgate – Mumbai

IfSC Code - UTIB0000695

Account Type - Current Account

 

Once payment is done, please send an email to    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   with Transaction ID, Participant Names, email ID, Whatsapp mobile number, emergency contact number.

 

Please Call or email for any clarification: 

  • Treks and Trails Mumbai mobile/Whatsapp - 8828746865 / 8828004949 

Cancellation Policy

  • All cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 75% refund.
  • All cancellations before 20-30 days of the event date - 50% refund.
  • All cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible.

FAQ

Things to do in Amboli Ghat 

  • Macro Photography 
  • Nature Trails at Amboli Forest Park 
  • Visit Amboli Ghat Waterfalls 
  • Enjoy Local Food 

 

 Places To Visit In Amboli Ghat 

  • Amboli Falls
  • Shirgaonkar Point
  • Shri Hiranyakeshwar Temple
  • Nangarta Falls
  • Amboli Sunset Point
  • Amboli Forest Park 
  • Mahadevgad Valley Parpoli 
  • Parikshit Point, Amboli

 

How to Reach Amboli Ghat 

  • Nearest airport is located in Goa 
  • Trains from most major cities come to Sawantwadi Railway Station, Amboli is located 30 km away 
  • Drive from Mumbai / Pune / Goa / Belgaum using google maps 

 

Best time to visit Amboli Ghat

Monsoon is the best time to visit Amboli weather is much cooler and forest around the ghat is filled with wildlife activity 

 

 

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