Pune to Andhaarban (the dark forest) Day Trek

Pune to Andhaarban (The Dark Forest) - Day Trek


Andhaarban or The Dark Forest

Trek Type


Difficulty Level


Trek Fees

₹ 1550/-

  • About Forest

    Andhaarban forest trail is one of the most spectacular and rejuvenating hikes in the Sahyadris. Andhaar, means ‘dark’, and ban, means ‘forest’. The trails goes through the the Kundalika valley and the Tamhini Ghat along the way. This trail runs through green lush forests and water streams in the monsoons.

  • Trek fees includes

    Pune to Pune Transportation
    2 Tea
    1 breakfast
    1 Lunch
    1 snack
    Forest permit
    First aid support
    Expert and guide charges

  • Itinerary

    Andharban - The Dark forest trail
    05.00am: Reporting at Swargate/Deccan. (Can discuss the pickup points)
    09.30 am: Reach base village Pimpri in Mulshi region (approx 70kms drive).
    We will have breakfast en route.
    10.00 am: After a brief session of briefing and introduction of the Andharban Trek, we will begin the hike to the woods of Andhaarban from the Pimpri. You will get lovely views of the Kundalika Valley and the a number mountain ranges of Tamhini ghat. You will stroll in the forests, going downhill for a while, Most of the walk is through the dense jungle. After 4 to 5 kms we get out of the Jungle are walk on the plateau towards Ghutake Village. We will have tasty local food for lunch enroute and move towards end of the trek.
    04.00 pm – Reach Gutake Village and board our bus and start our return journey. We will have snacks enroute Pune.
    08.00 PM: Arrive at Pune and transfer back to your location.

  • Things to Carry

    Good pair of shoes
    Minimum 3 litres of water
    Small trekking backpack.
    Raincoat / Poncho.
    Small Torch
    Hat / Cap.
    Personal Medical kit.
    Extra pair of clothes to change later.
    Chappals / Floaters
    Small sweets or one small snack.
    (Carry your Mobile, camera or any other valuables at your own risk.) Note : Extra Clothes can be kept in Bus.

  • Pickup point in Pune:

    05.00am: Reporting at Swargate/Deccan. (Can discuss the pickup points) :

  • Note

    Incase of any emergency or any issues or problem, the itinerary can be changed or altered on the spot by the trek leader and these rights only remain with the trek leader and with BuffyFish Holidays & MountainFit.