10:00 PM: Borivali National park
10:05 PM: Samta nagar police station, Kandivali
10:15 PM: Sufi Irani Cafe, Goregaon
10:30 PM: Hanuman Road Bus Stop Andheri
10:45 PM: Kalanagar Bust Stop, Bandra
11:00 PM: Neeta Volvo, Sion
11:10 PM: Mankhurd Vashi Link Road
11:30 PM: Vashi (under the bridge)
11:45 PM: Nerul LP
11:55 PM: Kharghar station
12:15 AM: Kalamboli McD
11:55 PM: Furgussion College
12:30 AM: Wakad bridge
Highly Required and Mandatory Things
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.
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
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)
By Road: The starting point of this trek is Pimpri village. It is around 140 km from Mumbai, 50 km from Lonavala, and from Pune to Andharban trek distance is 16 km. From any of these locations, one can either take a cab or board a bus to Pimpri village. Another option is to travel by your private vehicle, however, park at the base village at your own risk.
By Rail: There are many train options to reach Pune. If you are traveling from Mumbai then Deccan Express, Intercity, Indrayani, or Udyan Express are the best options. While coming from the South, board any train to Mumbai and get down at Pune.
By Flight: Book a flight to Pune or Mumbai if you are coming from any part of India and then take a cab to reach Pimpri
Monsoons and post-monsoons (June to October) are generally the best time to enjoy this trek since there is plenty of greenery and misty winds that will give you the chills.
The Andharban Trek is around 13 kilometers long trek right from its starting point which is Pimpri Dam which ends at the Bhira Dam. It takes around 24 hours to finish the trek including each and every activity of the trek and meal time as well. The trek is long but one can easily climb it with the guidance and instruction of the trek leader.
The minimum level of fitness required to trek the Andharban jungle is advised like: Any person who is having any sort of breathing problems, asthmatic problem or any joints related issues in the knees are not found fit to trek. Every person should have general fitness to trek the Andharban Jungle like basic stamina and a normal Blood pressure level.
Yes, it is an easy to moderate level trek. Any person who is physically fit can do this trek with ease.
Yes, you can search for Andharban Trail Start Point on google maps and navigate to it. However, we are not responsible in case of any loss/damage. Please park your car at the base village at your own risk
Toilets are not available during the trek. You can utilize the washroom facilities once you reach the base village.
You can complete the entire trek in 6-8 hours, subject to change as per the weather condition.
Andharban trek involves long walks so you should be wearing comfortable trekking shoes. Try to avoid slippery sandals as you might lose grip and tend to fall. Carrying an extra pair of socks is recommended.
No. We follow a strict ‘No liquor policy’ and anyone caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to leave the trek immediately.
There is no electricity supply available during the trek. One should carry a power bank if required.