ADVENTURE CLUB PUNE invites you to Fireflies camping at Sandhan Valley to Witness the natural glooming light amidst the mountain and dense forest, a perfectambiance created by the twinkling little fireflies for their mating ritual.Summer is the perfect time when we can experience synchronous twinkling of hundreds of fireflies- one of the most beautiful phenomena in nature Fireflies : Fireflies or lightning bugs are structured with specialized cells in their abdomen which emit light. This process is called bio luminescence and is shared by many other organisms, mostly sea-living or marine organisms. Pre-monsoon climate is the ideal period for fireflies and glow-worms for mating, they light up to attract their mate. Hundreds of fireflies gather together on a tree displaying their bio-luminescent lights in the dark nights. Fireflies experience is completely a weather dependent activity. We do not take guarantee under any circumstances if we cannot experience the same Sandhan valley is one of the greatest canyons in the Sahyadri mountain ranges. It is a very good combination of a canyon and a valley. Located in the Nagar district, near the famous fort Ratangad, Sandhan valley is undoubtedly The Valley of Suspense. Walking through the narrow streak of valley with 300 ft rock walls on both the sides is a lifetime experience. Exploring Sandhan valley is always a memorable outing and the Konkankada visit is a sweet cherry on the cake !! Experience the true essence of adventure with a Sandhan valley trekking and camping experience in Igatpuri with your friends and family! Sandhan Valley Trek is a unique experience combining adventure activities such as rappelling, trekking and many other adventure events! Sandhan is located near Bhandardara region village called Samrad and is a deep narrow rock floored ravine between the two high walls of mountain range. Sandhan valley is one of the greatest canyons in the Sahyadri mountain ranges. You will get to make a descent towards the Sandhan valley which will make for a memorable outing and overnight stay under the sparkling sky, along the reservoir side! Explore temples from the 7th century, the Peshwa temples, and the natural gorge called Sandan.
Itinerary : Travellers from Mumbai are supposed to join us at kasara railway station by 2 pm. Travel up to Kasara by Local Train
Day 1 - For Pune : Departure: 11:00 am. from Pune ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. For Mumbai : Participants from Mumbai will depart from Kasara Railway Station by 2 PM. ( Kasara to Base village is 2hrs journey By Private Vehicle ) . Catch fast train from CSTM to Kasara. Meet our leaders at ticket counter of Kasara railway station. After roll count, proceed by private transportation towards the base village Samrad. Fireflies Trek, Dinner. Day 2 - Breakfast Start trek by 06:00 am. Lunch after trek Enjoy the view of the surrounding Start the return Journey towards Pune/ kasara railway Station by 2:00 pm. Reach Pune by 6:00 pm. And kasara by 4 pm. We may come an hour early or late. Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :)
What included in Fees : ? Private Transportation from Pune to Pune OR Kasara to Kasara by Bus/Jeep. ? Meals on tour (1 Breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 Dinner,) tasty local food. ? Accommodation in tents (2-3 person in one tent)/ house of local people if it rains. ? Expertise & Guide Charges, ? Basic First-Aid kit. ? Camping, Trekking, Chasing Fireflies. ? Whats Not included in Fees : ? Cold drinks, mineral water, fast food articles, biscuits etc. ? Anything not included in the whats included list. Things to Carry : ? Luggage packed in big good trekking sack. ? Complete spare set of extra clothes & socks if required. ? Water bottle (2-3 litres) compulsory ? Electral/ Glucon-d /energizers and personal Medicine. ? A sweater/warmwear/rainwear. Wear comfortable clothing during treks(full sleeves). ? Good trekking/sports shoes (sandles, slippers, floaters not permitted)
Torch with Extra pair of Batteries (must) during night trek. ? Camera, Binocular (Optional) ? Identity proof (must). Toiletries (Napkin, facewash, tissue paper etc.). ? Cap, goggles, sunscreen, moisturizer, mosquito repellent etc.
Advisory : ? Pay attention to the tour leaders or instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound experience. ? Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the tour. No Smoking during the trekking or other adventure activity. ? Roaming during the nights is not permitted without our permission. ? Participants have to fill undertaking form given by Adventure Club Pune. Remember that this is Adventure related activity, means you are away from comfort zone . We are here to provide you with a best experience & 100% safety ? Heavy rains are expected in monsoon season (june-september) in Maharashtra so please double pack your valuables to save them from getting wet. ? Wear good trekking shoes & clothing. ? Due to the monsoon season and various rock patches in this route, we recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / trekking. ? Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited. ? Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. ? For all such a events, you are at your own risk. ? Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. ? You should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside. ? Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. ? We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition. ? Note, this trek route may or may not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms. Refunds And Cancellation Policy : • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 5% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees. • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 40% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees. • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees. • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same
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