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120ft Rappelling and Exploring Sandhan Valley (Batch 1) on 16th and 17th May 2015 !

16th May 2015
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WE ARE BACK! After organizing 4 successful batches in the past 4 months, we are back again with the famous SANDHAN VALLEY ADVENTURE.

It's true what they say about trekking at Sandhan, you can't get enough of the place. Also known as The Valley Of Shadows, it is a beautiful valley situated in the Western Ghats near Ratangad. Amidst the water lies this carved valley 200 feet deep and approximately 2kms long. Located near beautiful Bhandardara region, it is also surrounded by Alang, Madan, Kulang, Kalsubai, Ratangad and Ajoba forts. The base village itself is located at a height of approximate 3000 ft.

The usual trek that happens mostly in winters takes you through the entire length of the valley (Through Samrad village and via Dehene village) is an experience in itself with 3 rappelling patches.

This time though, we will be walking through the valley till the first water pool can be seen and to its immediate left we will be taking the route which will take us to the 120ft mighty rappelling patch. This is an ideal trek to do during summer given the intense heat these days. Throughout the day, the valley provides a pleasant climate for trekkers and hikers (It is called Valley of Shadows for a reason!)

View the Virtual trek of Sandhan Valley: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLR7gdmFYTE&feature=youtu.be

Link to Picture Gallery: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.582063808560844.1073741870.468230226610870&type=3

Height: 4100 ft Appx
Grade: Medium
Location: Bhandardara Region


Day 1: 16th May, Saturday

Meeting Point:
10:45pm: Pritam Hotel, Dadar East
Pickup Points:
11:30pm: Teen Hath Naka, Thane
12:00am: Kalyan Bhiwandi Phata

04:00am Reach Samrad Village and Rest for a while

Day 2: 17th May, Sunday

06:00am: Wake Up Call
07:00am: Have Breakfast.
08:00am: Reach Rappel Patch and begin the 120 ft Rappelling!
12:00pm: Complete the Rappelling Activity and Relax
12.30pm: Begin Trek in the Valley of Shadows
02:00pm: Reach Back to Samrad Village
02:30pm: Lunch
03:00pm: Return Journey
08:00pm: Reach Dadar (tentatively).

Cost: Rs. 1500/- per person.

Transportation from Dadar to Dadar.
Meals, Day 2: Breakfast and Lunch
Technical Assistance
Stay and Rappelling Charges
Expert Guidance

Meals during travel
Dinner on Day 1
Personal expenses
Insurance of any kind
Medical hospitalization, evacuation and related expenses
Any item not covered under “inclusions”

Minimum number of participants: 10

Incase you want to opt for sleeping bags, they are available on rent subject to availability.

1 Sleeping Bag: Rs. 280/-

For confirmation of the seat, full amount needs to be deposited prior to the event.

Payment options:

Bank Name: ICICI Bank
Name: Anktia Phalle
Account No. 107401505442
IFSC Code: ICIC0001074
Branch: Thakur Complex Branch

For payment using credit/debit card/net banking:

Note: Consumption of any form of alcohol or narcotics is strictly prohibited. If found, the person will not be included in the event and we hold no responsibility about their safety

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