Overview

Sandhan Milkyway Camping Camp is just right for you.

You will be camping in Bhandardara lake near Sandhan Valley one of the darkest spots in Maharashtra. Our campsite will be away from the village with a clear view of the night sky Milky Way galaxy is visible around the new moon in the summer season. 

There is something beautiful about sleeping out under the stars. It gives us those moments of realization and tells us we are just so tiny in comparison to the cosmos. The unique sensation of waking up at the chirping of birds and not the alarm clock is simply out of this world!

Let's create some amazing star trail timelapse and capture the band of the Milky Way galaxy. 


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Camping under the clearest skies of Maharashtra near Bhandardara Lake
  • Trek to the Grand Canyon of India : Sandhan Valley

Cost for Trek

  • Cost with transport: Rs. 2299/- per person. (Mumbai To Mumbai AC Bus)
  • Cost without transport: Rs. 1400/- per person.

Includes

  • Traveling from Mumbai to Mumbai Pvt AC Bus
  • Camping Tents (Double Sharing)
  • Boat Ride
  • Meals as mentioned below.
    • Day 1 - 1 Dinner & BBQ
    • Day 2 - 1 Breakfast
  • Trekking expertise charges.

Dates: 17-18 Feb 2024 (Leaving by Saturday Morning)

1 Night 1 Day Available on request Sandhan Valley, Maharashtra
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Itinerary

Day 01: You can board our private AC bus from your nearest pickup point. (Mumbai to Mumbai)

Bus timings are shared below for convenience:

  • 10:00 am: SGNP Borivali
  • 10.15 am: Oberoi Mall, Goregaon
  • 10:30 am: Andheri Hanuman Road Bus Stop
  • 10.40 am: Kalanagar, Bandra
  • 10:45 am: Sion Circle
  • 11:00 pm: Amar Mahal 
  • 11:20 pm: Bhandup Pumping Station
  • 11:40 pm: Thane Teen Hath Naka

13:00 Proceed to Samrad via Private Bus.

18:30 : On arrival, Set yourself free, let your soul feel the beautiful sunset. Hop in for the team games or just chill out near the waterfront. Relax find yourself!

20:30 : Taste the yummy local cuisines in dim light ambiance of the campsite. Post dinner its our time Campfire time! Its time to unfold your own life and know others life as well.

23:00 Let that night have no endLet the talks going on and on meanwhile, let the night take charge of you. Off to your tents for sweet dreams. Day ends.


Day 02 :

  • 04:00 am: Wake up to witness the glorifying Milkyway & we will capture an amazing Group Picture.
  • 06:00: Proceed for a Short Trek to Sandhan Valley - The Valley of Shadows.
  • 10:00: Post Breakfast start your return Journey to Mumbai.
  • 17:00 Reach Back Mumbai.

How to Register:

Step -1: - Send your money to the following account ---

√ Payment details:

NOTE:

  1. While online transfer, please provide your name in the notes section.
  2. Once payment is done, please send an email to [email protected] with transaction id, name, and Mobile No.

You can make payments using any of the following modes

  • UPI – 7666606704@kotak
  • Google Pay (Tez) – 7666606704
  • PhonePay - 7666606704

NEFT – Deposit the Amount into the Following Account:

  • Name: SAHYADRI RANGERS TREKS AND TOURS
  • A/c type: Current account
  • Bank: Yes Bank
  • Branch: Goregaon
  • A/C no.: 100263400000762
  • IFSC: YESB0001002

Step 2: After payment, you will be requested to fill up the Mandatory disclaimer form online where you have to fill in relevant details including full address.

Step -3: Now your participation is confirmed the organizer will create a WhatsApp group on the day of the event for coordination, We will coordinate through SMS/ Call if the participant is not available in WhatsApp.

For Details/Bookings Drop Whatsapp: +91 7666606704 / 7021945522


Things to Carry

  • Identity Card
  • 2 ltrs water
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
  • Snacks & biscuits
  • Extra pair of clothes 
  • Clean napkin or towel
  • Cap, sunglasses, scarf
  • Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
  • Camera (optional)
  • Please carry personal medicines if any
  • Hand Sanitizer

IMPORTANT:

  • Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Sahyadri Rangers treks and tours won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
  • Dear Rangers, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trek Leader prior to the trek in case of any confusion.

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.


Cancellation Policy:

  • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets can be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If Trek gets canceled we will refund "Trek Amount" only.

SAHYADRI RANGERS POLICIES :

  • Seats will be reserved only after full payment.
  • A detailed schedule of the trek will be given later to registered participants on the WhatsApp group.
  • Organizers have all the right to modify or change the schedule if required.
  • Organizers hold the right to cancel any event and refund with prior notice.

Disclaimer: 

The tour is weather based and depends on the weather conditions. There may be last-minute cancellations if weather conditions deteriorate.


FAQ :

1- Are there any other pickup points  :

  • Yes, we have another pickup point from Mumbai.
  • Mumbai: Dadar, Sion, Bandra, Khar, Andheri, Goregaon, Kandivali, Borivali

2- Are washrooms available during the trek?

  • No washrooms are not available during the trek. 

3- Can we bring our vehicle to the base village and is parking available?

  • Parking is available in Base, Parking fee will be applicable, Car owners parks at their own risk.

4- Is Jain food available on this trek?

  • Yes

5- What are the compulsory things to carry on the trek?

  • Please carry 1-2 liters of water,, wear good trekking shoes, wear a full t-shirt and track pants.

 

*** We recommend you to please take care while walking/climbing / Rafting / Trekking. Wearing any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. is prohibited. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow friends or other people from our group or outside.****

Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Transportation from Mumbai To Mumbai (AC Bus)
  • Dinner + Breakfast & Refreshments
  • Tents with Mats
  • Expertise & Mountaineering Leaders.
  • All permits, tolls & parking charges

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Personal Expenses any-kind
  • Lunch
  • Medical & Insurance
  • Travel till pickup point
  • Personal safety gears (Mask / Sanitizer / Tissues )
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusion
Pickup point
Directions.
Sandhan Valley, Maharashtra View on Map