Sandhan valley that you need to know:
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Sandhan valley that you need to know:

Here we are discussing the sandhan valley.from you may a clear idea about sandhan valley.

Sandhan valley

 It is located near  village,Bhandardara near  in ahmednagar district,western part of Maharashtra.It is second largest valley in Asia.it is known as ‘ valley of shadows’ due less penetration of sunlight.

How to reach Sandhan valley:

There are different ways to sandhan valley.

1)Distance between Mumbai and sandhan valley: 185 km and take 6-7 hours to travel that may vary by Mumbai traffic.

2) distance between sandhan valley and pune:275 km and take 7-8 hrs to complete reach.

3) distance between sandhan valley and Nasik:155 km and take 5 hrs to reach.

   By road:

     You may take a taxi or bus from Mumbai,pune or nasik to reach your  village.From there your trek will start. 

By train:

   Nearest railway station is located in Igatpuri which is 50 km away from  village.From there you may take a taxi to reach Sandhan valley.

By air: the nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji international airport.From there you may take a taxi or bus to reach.

About trekking in sandhan valley:

    It is a gorge which means narrow space is developed between two mountain.Sandhan valley trek is difficult to moderate.sometimes you may feel hard .trek will 200 feet into gorge and 2 km long.3 hours may required to complete trek.summer season is not best for trekking.you may prefer winter or monsoon season.The trekking cost per person is about 2499 per person that includes such as rappelling,food, trekking, campaign.water is more in winter compared to the summer.

Drinking water is available.you can cook your own food or it may be provided by locals.

Where to stay?

       Being samrad village is remote,there is no hotel.But local make homestay arrangements for trekkers.There is no enough shops,so better you can bring snacks, medicine.clean drinking water is available in near wells.Locals provide food such as poha,upma or maggi for breakfast and provide some of food such as bhaji,bhakri,dal,rice and hot tea.There are some of toilet tents.Reliance,Idea ,Airtel network connectivity is available but signal may sometimes weak.people live in this place speak marathi.

Steps to be followed in sandhan valley:

  • You want to start your trek earlier to complete your before sunset.
  • Carry 3 litres  of water per person so it will help to overcome the thirsty situation.
  • Take enough food or snacks to make yourself energetic so it leads to trekking the valley completely.
  • Be careful while you are crossing water bodies because it is slippery.
  • Wear shoes and take required things before starting trekking.

About trekking:

            Trekking starts at  village and ends at Dehne village.you pass through the

narrow rock crevices, gushing waterfalls, and lush green forests.you must start your trekking with well route know guy.small fee is wanted to pay as entry fee and it is collected by local authorities.there may be some camps or homestay so you can use for relaxation.

Way to sandhan valley:

It consists of  patches which means it is divided into many.let us discuss it in a brief manner.so you are able to understand it .For trekking it takes approximately 2 hours to complete.Estimated budget are 20,000 per person.

Patch 1:

         As you trekking starts from the village.At first you want to walk for about 1 hour after you reach the water body.you want to be careful because it will be slippery.So you need to cross it carefully.By chance you may see snakes and some insects.

In this patch you wanted to cross through hard rock so better walk in bear foot.In this patch also you wanted to walk through water bodies.sometimes there will be scree shoot and rock fall.There will be arrow so follow arrows to move forward.you will do rappelling for about 50 feet.you wanted to be careful while rappelling.

Patch 2:

   This will be dark .There will be no light.so torch along with you.In this ,there is a camp,so you can take rest.you can also cook your own food.you may find a lot of water bodies.

Nearby tourist places:

   Bhandardara lake:

   An hour may  take to reach this lake.It is built over pravara river and situated near Wilson dam.

 Ratangad Fort :

     It is located 4.7 km from it.From this place,you view the highest peak of sahyadri range.

Amruteshwara temple:

    It is an ancient Shivan temple built along a river and it is located 10 km away from sandhan valley.

Summary:  

    you came to a clear idea of all you need to know in sandhan valley.if you are planning for sandhan,I promise that it is one of the best experiences in your life.As I wish it is useful to you . Thank you.

Sandhan valley that you need to know:

Here we are discussing the sandhan valley.from you may a clear idea about sandhan valley.

Sandhan valley

 It is located near  village,Bhandardara near  in ahmednagar district,western part of Maharashtra.It is second largest valley in Asia.it is known as ‘ valley of shadows’ due less penetration of sunlight.

How to reach Sandhan valley:

There are different ways to sandhan valley.

1)Distance between Mumbai and sandhan valley: 185 km and take 6-7 hours to travel that may vary by Mumbai traffic.

2) distance between sandhan valley and pune:275 km and take 7-8 hrs to complete reach.

3) distance between sandhan valley and Nasik:155 km and take 5 hrs to reach.

   By road:

     You may take a taxi or bus from Mumbai,pune or nasik to reach your  village.From there your trek will start. 

By train:

   Nearest railway station is located in Igatpuri which is 50 km away from  village.From there you may take a taxi to reach Sandhan valley.

By air: the nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji international airport.From there you may take a taxi or bus to reach.

About trekking in sandhan valley:

    It is a gorge which means narrow space is developed between two mountain.Sandhan valley trek is difficult to moderate.sometimes you may feel hard .trek will 200 feet into gorge and 2 km long.3 hours may required to complete trek.summer season is not best for trekking.you may prefer winter or monsoon season.The trekking cost per person is about 2499 per person that includes such as rappelling,food, trekking, campaign.water is more in winter compared to the summer.

Drinking water is available.you can cook your own food or it may be provided by locals.

Where to stay?

       Being samrad village is remote,there is no hotel.But local make homestay arrangements for trekkers.There is no enough shops,so better you can bring snacks, medicine.clean drinking water is available in near wells.Locals provide food such as poha,upma or maggi for breakfast and provide some of food such as bhaji,bhakri,dal,rice and hot tea.There are some of toilet tents.Reliance,Idea ,Airtel network connectivity is available but signal may sometimes weak.people live in this place speak marathi.

Steps to be followed in sandhan valley:

  • You want to start your trek earlier to complete your before sunset.
  • Carry 3 litres  of water per person so it will help to overcome the thirsty situation.
  • Take enough food or snacks to make yourself energetic so it leads to trekking the valley completely.
  • Be careful while you are crossing water bodies because it is slippery.
  • Wear shoes and take required things before starting trekking.

About trekking:

            Trekking starts at  village and ends at Dehne village.you pass through the

narrow rock crevices, gushing waterfalls, and lush green forests.you must start your trekking with well route know guy.small fee is wanted to pay as entry fee and it is collected by local authorities.there may be some camps or homestay so you can use for relaxation.

Way to sandhan valley:

It consists of  patches which means it is divided into many.let us discuss it in a brief manner.so you are able to understand it .For trekking it takes approximately 2 hours to complete.Estimated budget are 20,000 per person.

Patch 1:

         As you trekking starts from the village.At first you want to walk for about 1 hour after you reach the water body.you want to be careful because it will be slippery.So you need to cross it carefully.By chance you may see snakes and some insects.

In this patch you wanted to cross through hard rock so better walk in bear foot.In this patch also you wanted to walk through water bodies.sometimes there will be scree shoot and rock fall.There will be arrow so follow arrows to move forward.you will do rappelling for about 50 feet.you wanted to be careful while rappelling.

Patch 2:

   This will be dark .There will be no light.so torch along with you.In this ,there is a camp,so you can take rest.you can also cook your own food.you may find a lot of water bodies.

Nearby tourist places:

   Bhandardara lake:

   An hour may  take to reach this lake.It is built over pravara river and situated near Wilson dam.

 Ratangad Fort :

     It is located 4.7 km from it.From this place,you view the highest peak of sahyadri range.

Amruteshwara temple:

    It is an ancient Shivan temple built along a river and it is located 10 km away from sandhan valley.

Summary:  

    you came to a clear idea of all you need to know in sandhan valley.if you are planning for sandhan,I promise that it is one of the best experiences in your life.As I wish it is useful to you . Thank you.

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