So this New Year's Eve I did not want to do the clichéd party scenes. I wanted to do something different, something more sober - like an outdoor camp. I told my friends and we finally narrowed upon a camping site called Krishna river camp which seemed pretty economical for the package they were offering. We set off on 31st early morning around 7ish from Pune and reached Wai where the camp is situated by noon.
The camp site is very clean with spacious tents and welcoming people always ready to help tenants in any way. We had quite a ball in the camp and embraced new years very warmly. I would strongly recommend this camp to those who are looking for one night treks, especially college students as it is very economical (Rs. 2250 for a night inclusive of all the activities and food), gives privacy, and most importantly the nature surrounding the camp is mindbogglingly beautiful .
Wai is around 30km from Panchgani and 45km from Mahabaleshwar. Those who have a day to spare can drive around these places and sight see few of the above mentioned spots before returning back home. Please go gorge on strawberries in Panchgani as they are juicily delicious and sweet( and cheap!).
I believe this is a perfect road trip for a weekend especially for those staying in and around Pune.