Sandhan Valley Trek With Rappelling, Igatpuri

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Bhandardara

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About Sandhan Valley:

Sandhan Valley is a unique experience combining adventure activity such as Rappelling and staying amidst nature. Sandhan valley is a water-carved valley around 200 feet deep. Sandhan is located near beautiful Bhandardara region near the village called Samrad. Samrad village and Sandhan Valley is surrounded by Alang, Madan and Kulang Mountains.

 

Sandhan Valley trek starts from Samrad village. Total trek time is around 5 hours which includes rappelling and crossing pool of water. And deep gorges and one of its kinds of life experience which you feel at end of the trek.

 

The Great Grand Dad of all Treks – The Valley of Shadows, Where you’ll hardly get to see the sunlight, isolated from the outer world, dead silence, passing through those deep creepy ponds, lifeless rocks and boulders, Echoes of your own footsteps will make you feel like a presence of some entity, sleeping by the waterfall with the nocturnal creatures in sub-freezing temperature. You’ll remember this 48 hours throughout your lifetime.

Brilliant & deep narrow rock floored ravine between the two high walls of a 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 the shadow.

To go at the end side of the 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 valleys.

Sandhan Valley trek via Samrad to Dehaene is a high difficulty grade trek in the Sahyadri. The Sandhan Valley full-descend is just 2.5 kms long (up to campsite) but the time taken to finish it on a normal weekend is around 10 hours. It starts with a flat trail until you reach the opening of Sandhan Valley. Once you’re into Sandhan Valley, you will be descending through the valley for the entire duration.

Know Before You Go:

Duration of Sandhan Valley Trek: 2D,2N
Height of Sandhan Valley: 4100 ft.
Sandhan Valley Trekking Grade: Above Medium with Thrilling Patches.
Location: Bhandardara Region.

 

 

Sandhan Valley Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1 –

     

    DAY 01 – Friday Night

    Catch the CST-Kasara train as per the timings mentioned.

    10: 50 PM – CST

    10: 57 PM – Byculla

    11: 05 PM – Dadar

    11: 13 PM – Kurla

    11: 18 PM – Ghatkopar

    11: 34 PM – Thane

    11: 57 PM – Dombivali

    12: 07 AM – Kalyan

    01: 18 AM – Kasara

  • Day 2 –

     

    Day 2 Saturday

     

    01:30 am – Meet our Team at Kasara St. And move towards the base village in Jeep.

    03:30 am – Reach Base village, and take some rest

    05:00 am – Wake up call, freshen up, gear up for the trek

    05:30 am – Breakfast/tea to start our day.

    06:30 am – Introduction round, brief on rules and regulations to be followed by everyone on the event. Enjoy trekking; at a 4ft deep water patch approx. 30m length, descending on the rock patches, rappelling 50ft. down on a rock patch, etc. All this only adds to the thrill of the whole exploration.

    06:00 pm – Reach campsite. Refresh, relax and enjoy the sunset.

    08.00 pm – Settle down for dinner followed by the campfire.

    10:00 pm – Stories, sharing experiences, fun-filled chit-chats and lots more. Take rest for the day relaxing under the sky; watching stars.

  • Day 3 –

     

    Day 3 Sunday

     

    05:00 am – Wake up, get fresh and have breakfast at the campsite

    07:00 am – Start trekking towards Dehne in a cool pleasant morning to beat the heat.

    09:30 am – Reach Dehne take some rest.

    10:30 am – Move towards Asangaon in a private/public transport.

    11:30 am – Catch Mumbai local from Asangaon railway station.

    01:30 pm – Reach Mumbai with a promise to meet soon.

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Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 15 minutes of successful booking.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller’s thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation are made 60 days before the date of travel then 10.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 30 days to 60 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 75.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 7 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees

Payment Terms Policy

  • 100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 0 days before the date of booking

FAQs

There are no particular age restrictions for trekking in Sandhan Valley. If you are fit enough and do not have any health issues, then you can trek your way up to the top and stay over night

The tarkarli beach scuba diving activity duration is for one day. The reporting time for the activity is at 9:30 AM and the departure time is at 3:30 PM. During this time, you can enjoy professional diving experience under the guidance of a professional diver.

What is Sandhan Valley famous for?

The distance between Sandhan Valley and Pune is nearly 195 km. Similar to Mumbai, one can take a train or state transport bus from Pune to Igatpuri. From there, there are lots of private vehicles available to reach Samrad village.

Here, tourists generally go for jeep travel by sharing the amount (Shared jeeps has cost Rs. 50/- per head). After arriving at Samrad village, you need to go by a private vehicle and reach the Sandhan Valley. If you’re planning for Sandhan Valley Trek, it is better to check with the locals whether it is good to go.