Sandhan Valley Overview

Sandhan Valley is a unique experience combining adventure activities such as Rappelling and staying amidst nature. Sandhan valley is a water-carved valley around 200 feet deep. Sandhan is located near the beautiful Bhandardara region near a village called Samrad. Samrad village and Sandhan Valley are surrounded by Alang, Madan, and Kulang Mountains. Sandhan Valley trek starts from Samrad village. Total trek time is around 5 hours which includes rappelling and crossing a pool of water. And deep gorges and one of its kinds of life experience which you feel at the end of the trek. The Great Grand Dad of all Treks – The Valley of Shadows, where you’ll hardly get to see the sunlight, isolated from the outer world, dead silence, passing through those deep creepy ponds, lifeless rocks and boulders, Echoes of your own footsteps will make you feel like a presence of some entity, sleeping by the waterfall with the nocturnal creatures in sub-freezing temperature. You’ll remember these 48 hours throughout your lifetime. a Brilliant & deep narrow rock floored ravine between the two high walls of a mountain range. At some places, its width is less than 3ft. so that at some places sun rays are unable to reach. So, it’s called the valley of the shadow. To go at the end side of the gorge you have to cross 2-3 water pools, water level changes according to seasons, in winter it is up to waist & in summer it is up to knee height. At the end of the valley, you get a magnificent view of high cliffs & deep valleys.

Sandhan Valley Packages Cost
1) With Travelling₹2000/-


2 Nights 2 Days Available on request
What makes this tour special
  • Get a chance to conquer one of the most difficult treks in Maharashtra i.e., Sandhan valley Trek standing at the height of 4100 feet
  • Enjoy the breath-taking view of mighty ranges like Alang, Madan, Kulang, Ratangad, Ajoba and Kalsubai peak from the summit.
  • This 200 feet deep and about 1.5 km long water-carved valley offers 45 feet rappelling at multiple points
  • Sandhan Valley also offers trekking at 4 ft. deep water patch along with rock climbing, camping and bonfire under starry night
Dates and Rates
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  • Itinerary

    Sandhan Valley Trek 
    Sandhan Valley Night Camping
    Sandhan Valley Trek in January

    Sandhan Valley Details Itinerary:(Full Decend) Friday Night Departure 

    Catch Kasara Semi-Fast Local – Slow from Mulund.
    10:50 PM – KASARA Semi-fast Local from CST ) – Catch Second Compartment towards Kasara to get together,
    - CST:- 10:50 PM
    - Byculla:- 10:57 PM.
    - Dadar:- 11:05 PM
    - Kurla:- 11:13 PM
    - Ghatkopar :- 11:18 PM
    - Mulund:- 11:30 PM
    - Thane:- 11:34 PM
    - Dombivali :- 11:54 PM
    - Kalyan:- 00:07 AM
    - Kasara:- 01:18 AM.
    Participants who reside on the slow tracks request you to join the nearby fast local station.

    After Reaching Kasara all the Participants have to gather near the Ticket Window post counting we will start our journey to Sandhan Valley via Samrad Village.

    Day 1
    - Travel to Samrad Village in the jeeps.
    (ne jeep 8 pax only)
    - Get down from the jeeps and 15 mins to complete nature chores.
    - Start of the Trek at 6.00 am
    - Post introduction.
    - lunch on the way(lunch to be carried)

    Mid-way halt
    - Reach the base at 05:00 – 06:00 pm
    - Campfire, Chitchat, and Fun time.
    - Dinner Time ( 08:00 – 09:00 PM)
    - Sleeping at 10:00 – 11:00 PM.

    Day 2
    -Next-Day Wake up call
    - Nature Chores and Breakfast time
    - Leave the Campsite
    - Reach Dehene Village
    - Freshen up and rest for a while.
    - Lunch at Dehne
    - ST Bus from Dehene to Shahpur and Auto from Shahpur to Asangaon Railway station whichever is available
    - Trek Ends at Asangaon Railway Station


    Sandhan Valley Details Itinerary:( Half Valley)

    Day 1 Saturday - Catch the CST-Kasara train as per the timings mentioned.

    Catch a train at given time below.

    • 02:17 PM: CSMT
    • 02:32 PM: Dadar
    • 02:40 PM: Kurla
    • 02:44 PM: Ghatkopar
    • 03:00 PM: Thane
    • 03:26 PM: Kalyan
    • 04:41 PM: Report to the trekleaders at Kasara Railway Station ( https://goo.gl/maps/mcqSN6qsjjaUHskE8 )
    • 05:00 PM: Departure to the Base Village
    • 08:00 PM: Reach Base Village.Tent pitching activity for overnight camping.
    • 09:00 PM: Prepare for a night under the sky have Delicious Local cuisine for Dinner, let the Arijit Singh in you come out, play few games, share stories ( especially ghost stories), make new friends & enjoy the Bonfire Nights.
    • 12:00 PM: Off to the tents for sound sleep( for those who are very sleepy.

    Day 2 Sunday - Trek to Sandhan Valley | Return | End of the Experience.

    • 06:30 AM: Wake Up & Have breakfast
    • 07:30 AM: Start our trek to the Sandhan Valley
    • 08:00 AM: Reach At Rapelling Spot
    • 08:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Activity, Explore valley, Relax
    • 11:00 AM: Start walking back to the base village via the same route
    • 12:30 PM: Reach Base Village and have lunch
    • 01:30 PM: Have Lunch
    • 02:30 PM: Depart for Kasara
    • 05:30 PM: Reach Kasara (Arrival Time Depends on Pace of Group and Traffic)
    • Take 06:17 PM: local Train to CSMT
    • 08:35 PM: Reach CSMT
    • Take 08:15 PM local to CSMT (In case we miss the previous train)
    • 10:40 PM: Reach CSMT
    What we'll give. What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Travel from Kasara to base village & Back.
    • Day 1 Dinner.
    • Day 1 breakfast.
    • Day 2 Lunch.
    • Camping in Tent. Tent Sharing (2/3) Basis.
    • Rappelling.
    • Bhatakna Expertise Representatives.
    • All guide and local expertise charges.
    • First-aid assistance.

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered etc.
    • Insurance, tips, Porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc.
    • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
    • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
    • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.
    Things To Carry

    (Highly Required and Mandatory Things)

    • ID proof
    • backpack (waterproof or covered with waterproof cover) 
    • trekking shoes or any sports shoes with a Good grip
    • Trekking pants (compulsory), 2 T-Shirts (Preferably full sleeves or Half T-shirt with sleeves), Raincoat/ waterproof jacket/ windcheater, Handnapkin/Towel, etc
    • Water 2-3 liters.
    • Ready-to-eat food like plum cakes, Dry fruits, dry snacks and biscuits, Chikki, chocolate bars, etc.
    • Torch 
    • Personal Medicines and Personal First aid 

    (Required but Optional Things)

    • To change after trekking - Facewash, Extra pants/ shorts, Extra T-shirt, sleeper/ floaters, an extra bag to carry your trekking shoes, innerwear, etc
    • Sweater For bus journey
    • Electoral or Glucose D powder. 
    • Portable Phone Charger, Earphones, etc.
    • Sun protection cap, sunglasses, Sunscreen lotion, toothbrush-toothpaste, etc
    • Proper face mask or shield 
    • Sanitizer 
    • Extra Pair of clothes.

    (Note: Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant,  this will protect your body and skin from Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles, etc)

    Frequently Asked Questions

    1) What is the difficulty level of the trek?

        It is an easy to moderate level trek.

    2) Where is Sandhan valley located?

        Sandhan valley is located in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.

    3) What is the Sandhan valley trek distance?

        It is approximately 2-3 km.

    4) What is the best time to visit Sandhan valley?

        The best time to visit Sandhan Valley is from June to February.

    5) What is the Sandhan valley distance?

        It is approximately 185 km from Mumbai.

    6) What is Sandhan valley rappelling height?

        The height is approximately 120 ft.