Andharban forest trail - Darkness Abound
| 50 Shades of Monsoon | Dark Forest | Blue Mormons | Giant Trees | Waterfalls and Streams | Misty Meadows | Bhira Dam |
Type : Forest trail
Region: Tamhini Ghat, Kundalika
A 13 kilometer jungle stretch located in the midst of Tamhini ghat with dense vegetation and beautiful flora. Andharban, which literally translates to Dark Forest, lives up to its name. The forest trail unwinds through several streams, waterfalls and giant trees. The trail offers some of the most spectacular views of Kundalika valley and surrounding mountain ranges within Tamhini ghat.
The major attraction of the forest is sightings of butterflies. The forest is surrounded by colourful butterflies, specially the Blue Mormons which is also known as the State butterfly of Maharashtra.
Come savour the beauty of dark with Mischief Managed along with oodles of monsoon masti.
Day 01: Saturday
Meeting point: Swami Narayan Temple, Dadar East @ 11:00 PM
Travel by private bus
Pick up points:
11:15 pm : Departure from Dadar
11:30 pm : Pickup from K Star Mall , Chembur
11.45 pm : Pickup from Sec 17, Vashi (Below the flyover)
12.00 am : Pickup from Hotel 3 Star, Kharghar
Overnight journey to the base village (Pimpri)
Day 02: Sunday
05:00 AM: Reach base village and freshen up
06:00 AM: Breakfast and tea, Introduction
07:30 AM: Start the trail
01:00 PM: Halt for lunch
03:00 PM: Reach end point of the trail, Bhira Dam
Freshen up and explore Bhira Dam
04:30 PM: Proceed towards Mumbai.
Evening refreshments enroute
Reach Mumbai around 09:30 PM depending on traffic
Transport - Dadar to Dadar via pvt bus
Day 2 morning Breakfast
Toll , Parking, RTO permit
Mischief Managed Expertise
Lunch for Sunday
(as we will be in mid of jungle its not possible to arrange for lunch hence participants need to carry lunch with them)
Any other expenses that are not mentioned above
Things to carry
Good trekking shoes and extra pair of floaters
Mosquito / Insect Repellants
Torch with extra batteries (compulsory)
Extra pair of clothes
Water (minimum 2 ltrs) Compulsory
LUNCH FOR SUNDAY (Compulsory)
Some ready to eat food like biscuits, plum cake etc.
Medicines (if you need any), Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder (We will have a basic first aid kit with us)
Toiletries, Cap / Scarves and Sunglasses
Rain gear windcheater / raincoat / poncho
Haversack to put all your things
Avoid wearing jewellery (Mischief Managed will not be responsible for any personal loss)
Consumption of alcohol or any narcotic substance is strictly prohibited
It is going to rain. Please pack your belongings accordingly. Cover your bags with rain cover.
The participants who wish to reach the event starting point in their own vehicle have to reach the meeting point at given time, post that organisers may go out of network range and wont be able to assist. In such situation the organiser shall not be liable for any inconvenience what-so-ever and the participants will be considered as dropouts against which no refund will be made. The organiser reserves the right to make necessary change in itinerary at any time before or during the event based on situation at hand. Trek leaders decision will be final and binding, no arguments will be entertained. During the event if any participant or group does not follow safety instructions and indulges in acts that lead to physical harm, or gets lost in the forest / mountain the organisers will not be held liable for it. Tickets can be cancelled 7 days prior to the event and 90% amount will be refunded. No refund will be made in case a person misses the train/bus mentioned in the itinerary. All participants are deemed to be physically fit for the event. In case a participant decides to dropout during the event he/she has to bear the extra cost of arranging his/her return. This cost will be charged at-actual-basis. If the event gets cancelled due to natural calamities, rains, landslide, snowfall, avalanche only 50% refund will be made. Stay options mentioned in the itinerary are subject to natural conditions i.e tents cant be pitched if rains and/or rain storm is being predicted. In such cases an attempt will me made to provide shelter for the night. Food during the trekking and camping events is sourced locally from villages and we put in our best efforts to provide the best, participants should acknowledge the fact that remote village people are not trained for catering services and our expectations should be accommodating. MischiefTreks has a reputation of providing memorable experience for trekkers and adventure lovers our events are not deigned for tourists or fussy people. Trekking and Camping belong to adventure sports industry where the participants are part of a "team" here there are no waiters, caterers, guests/clients.