Event Name: Sandhan Valley Trek Event Date: 25th-26th January 2020 Event Cost: Rs. 1,999/- per pax Total Seats: 25 Location: Igatpuri Base Village: Samrad Grade: Medium Endurance: Medium Technical patches - Rappelling Approximate duration: 8 hrs descend
This winter season its time to embrace the old adventure, in a way you've probably never thought of. Trekking right down, down till the valley where dusk bestows you. It is indeed an experience no trekker would dare to ignore. The next adventurous trekking destination on our list is Sandhan Valley, which is popularly known as the valley of shadows or valley of darkness.
The legacy of both the names has come from the geographical structure and high rising horizons of this trek, which indeed confirm a whole lot of adventure that ends with a rejuvenating experience at the campsite. Thanks to the 200 ft depth and long way descend, which gives you the adrenaline rush and makes your descending experience a moment to cherish.
What's even more thrilling about this trek? Well, when you've to reach mid-way and feel you've done enough. To your surprise, there's an adventurous rappelling patch that you need to abseil (rappel) for reaching the base and moving further towards your campsite.
On reaching the campsite after an adventurous descend, a bonfire and tasty local food wait to treat your taste buds. Camping beside the huge pond, playing fun games, star gazing, and lots more are bound to add blissful memories to your travel diaries.
Major Attractions Magnificent view of the Huge Valley Fully shadowed trek! Say bye to sun rays! Full descend, keep climbing down Rappelling thrill Chimney crossing Natural pond to chill beside Camping in the dark valley Explore Dehne village
Itinerary: Day 1 - Saturday, 01:30 am Meet Trikon at Kasara Station. Introduction and Briefing 02:00 am: Start journey towards the base village 04:30 am: Reach base village and relax till morning 06:00 am: Get fresh and have breakfast 07:00 am: Start the trek Noon: Lunch (In the valley, mid-way) 05:30 pm: Reach Campsite 06:30 pm: Rejuvenate and relax by having a fun time 08:00 pm: Dinner time 09:00 pm: Hit your sleeping bags and watch the shining stars
Day 2: Sunday, 06:00 am: Wake up, get fresh and have breakfast 07:00 am: Get ready to leave the campsite 09:00 am: Reach Dehne 11:30 am: Have lunch 12:30 pm: Leave for Asangaon Station 02:30 pm: Reach Asangaon Station 03:30 pm: Board train back to Mumbai 05:30 pm: Reach Mumbai (Tentatively)
Inclusions Transport by Local Transport from Kasara to Asangaon Food: Day 1 - Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Evening Snacks, Dinner; Day 2 - Breakfast & Lunch Triple OR Quadruple Sharing Tented Accommodation Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges
Exclusions Train Travel Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc. Anything other than above-mentioned inclusion 5% GST
Things to Carry ID Card 2 ltrs water Camera (Optional) Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder Snacks & Biscuits Extra Pair of Clothes Clean napkin or small towel RCAP, sunglasses, scarf Sleeping bag or bed sheet Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags) Please carry medicines if you need any Hand Sanitizer
IMPORTANT: Avoid wearing precious Jewellery while trekking, as Trikon, won't be responsible for any losses for the same. Please take a ticket till Kasara. Board the second compartment from the CST side. Missing the train means missing the trek, no refunds would be entertained by Trikon.
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that's illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without a refund.
Fitness & Health Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands a good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.